HI 6325 Reasoning and Decision Making in Medicine

Course Type: Advanced
Credit Hours: 3

This course teaches students advanced theories and methods in human reasoning and decision making. The course emphasizes important empirical and theoretical findings about human reasoning and decision making in the broad area of biomedicine, with an attempt to reach a comprehensive understanding on why people reason and decide the way they do. Important issues including normative models vs descriptive models, rationality, heuristics and bias, will be discussed.

Prerequisites

Cognitive Science in Health Informatics or permission by the instructor