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Daniel Krawczyk, PhD

Deputy Director of Research Professor at UT Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Dr. Dan Krawczyk has explored this interest for the past 20 years as a professor, author, and podcaster. He is a professor of psychology and neuroscience focusing on research aimed at improving reasoning and decision making and holds the Debbie and Jim Francis Chair in Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas.

Key Research and Publications

Dr. Krawczyk's research focuses on understanding reasoning and decision making. His lab has used a diversity of methods including behavioral studies, machine learning, imaging and brain stimulation. He has led multiple federally funded research studies evaluating thinking and cognitive performance.

This book describes the biases most relevant to investing, include background on how biases develop, and offer practical strategies to help you to improve your performance.

Understanding Behavioral BIA$: A Guide to Improving Financial Decision-Making

Understanding Behavioral BIA$: A Guide to Improving Financial Decision-Making identifies the 25 financial biases most relevant to investing.

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Reasoning: The Neuroscience of How We Think

Reasoning: The Neuroscience of How We Think is a comprehensive guide to the core topics related to a thorough understanding of reasoning.

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Relative Activation Patterns Associated with Self-Transcendent and Self-Enhancement Core Values: An fMRI Study of Basic Human Values Theory Concepts in Males

Specific brain regions are responsive when evaluating social behaviors related to core values of benevolence, universalism, power and achievement.

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A Neuroimaging Investigation of Attribute Framing and Individual Differences

Findings demonstrated that individuals' behavioral and neural responses depend on whether personal attributes are framed negatively or positively.

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Research Impact

Dr. Krawczyk's research focuses on understanding reasoning and decision making. His lab has used a diversity of methods including behavioral studies, machine learning, imaging and brain stimulation.

He has led multiple federally funded research studies evaluating thinking and cognitive performance. He is passionate about exploring how psychology and neuroscience influence our daily life behavior.

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972.883.3234