J. Frank Yates is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor teaching in the Department of Psychology and the Ross School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.
Professor Yates’ current research activity includes judgment and decision processes (including special emphases on cross-cultural variations), decision aiding, judgment analysis, decision management, improving judgment accuracy (including via crowd sourcing), affective forecasting, and applications of cognitive psychology.
Yates, J. F., & Angott, A. M. (2012). Aiding judgment and decision making. In M. K. Dhami, A. Schlottmann, & M. Waldmann (Eds.), Judgment and decision making as a skill: Learning, development, and evolution (pp. 259-287). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Alattar, L., Yates, J. F., Eby, D. W., LeBlanc, D. J., & Molnar, L. J. (2015). Understanding and reducing inconsistency in seatbelt-use decisions: Findings from a cardinal decision issue perspective. Risk Analysis, 36(1), 83-97. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12419
Carpenter, S. M., Yates, J. F., Preston, S. D., & Chen, L. (2016). Regulating emotions during difficult multiattribute decision making: The role of pre-decisional coherence shifting. PLoS ONE, 11(3): e0150873. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150873
Yates, J. F., & de Oliveira, S. (in press). Culture and decision making. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.