In Memoriam – Robyn Dawes-Social and Decision Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

In Memoriam – Robyn Dawes

1936 – 2010

The Charles J. Queenan, Jr. University Professor

Robyn Dawes' Memorial Talks

Select Papers

Dawes, R.M. The robust beauty of improper linear models. American Psychologist, 34, 1979, 571-582).

Dawes, R.M. Social dilemmas. Annual Review of Psychology, 31, 1980, 169-193.

Dawes, R.M. and Thaler, R.H. Anomalies: cooperation. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2, 1988, No. 3, 187-197.

Select Books

Coombs, C.H., Dawes, R.M., and Tversky, A. Mathematical Psychology: An Elementary Introduction. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1970. (Translated into French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Spanish.)

Dawes, R.M. Rational Choice in an Uncertain World. San Diego, CA: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1988. (Recipient of the William James Award of Division #1 of the American Psychological Association, ’90).

Dawes, R.M. House of Cards: Psychology and Psychotherapy Built on Myth. New York: The Free Press, 1994. Paperback, 1996.

Dawes, R.M. Everyday Irrationality: How Pseudoscientists, Lunatics, and the Rest of Us Fail to Be Rational. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2001.

Hastie, R. and Dawes, R.M. Rational Choice in an Uncertain World (Third Edition). Sage, 2001.