Winners Announced for the Decision Education Research Scholarship Award

June 17th, 2024
Research students conversing at an Alliance research event.

The Alliance for Decision Education is pleased to announce the selection of five papers to win this year’s Decision Education Research Scholarship Award. Over the last several months, graduate students from universities worldwide submitted research papers that demonstrated interest and relevance in the field of Decision Education.

Five graduate student papers were selected to each receive the $1,500 Decision Education Research Scholarship Award. These students represented both master’s and doctoral programs at three different universities and were highlighted due to the excellence of their research papers and the relevance of their chosen topic to the field of Decision Education.

The Alliance is excited to highlight the following papers:

“Anchoring in Adolescent Decision Making: A Literature Review and Applications” by Hsuan-Che (Brad) Huang, University of British Columbia

“Easily Learned, Easily ‘Forgotten’: Understanding Cognitive Biases in Self-Regulated Learning” by Gizem Filiz, Washington University in St. Louis

“Improving Adolescents’ Cognitive Operations to Drive Better Decisions, Health, and Well-Being” by Jillian Nestor, University of Pennsylvania

“Self-Control in the Digital Age: Empowering Students with Metacognitive Strategies for Success” Brooke M. Spencer, University of Pennsylvania

“Taking the Lead: Child-Initiated Decisions and the Development of Metacognition and Self-Regulation” by Kristen E. Loughlin, University of Pennsylvania

The Alliance is proud to support these graduate students in their work as they study Decision Education and the ways in which it can empower students by teaching essential skills to form sound judgments. As part of its work as a field builder, the Alliance seeks to seed the field with future Decision Education researchers and to develop an engaged researcher community.

Learn more about the Alliance for Decision Education Research Scholarship Award here.

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