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City, University of London
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Background

Dr Petko Kusev has expertise in cognitive psychology; psychology of judgement and decision-making, memory, categorisation and identification of perceptual information.

Specifically, his research investigates how people make judgements and decisions under conditions of risk, uncertainty and ambiguity. He uses a combination of empirical methods including laboratory, web-based studies and surveys.

Research

Research interests

- Judgement and decision making
- Memory, categorisation and identification
- Behavioural forecasting
- Risk
- Utility theory

Publications

  1. Heilman, R.M. and Kusev, P. (2017). The Gender Pay Gap: Can Behavioral Economics Provide Useful Insights? Frontiers in Psychology, 8 . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00095.
  2. Kusev, P., Purser, H., Heilman, R., Cooke, A.J., Van Schaik, P., Baranova, V., Martin, R. and Ayton, P. (2017). Understanding Risky Behavior: The Influence of Cognitive, Emotional and Hormonal Factors on Decision-Making under Risk. Frontiers in Psychology, 8 . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00102.
  3. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P., Alzahrani, S., Lonigro, S. and Purser, H. (2016). Judging the morality of utilitarian actions: How poor utilitarian accessibility makes judges irrational. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23(6), pp. 1961–1967. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1029-2.
  4. Aldrovandi, S., Poirier, M., Kusev, P. and Ayton, P. (2015). Retrospective evaluations of sequences: Testing the predictions of a memory-based analysis. Experimental Psychology, 62(5), pp. 320–334. doi:10.1027/1618-3169/a000301.
  5. Kusev, P. and van Schaik, P. (2013). The cognitive economy: the probabilistic turn in psychology and human cognition. Behav Brain Sci, 36(3), pp. 294–295. doi:10.1017/S0140525X12003019.
  6. Kusev, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., van Schaik, P. and Chater, N. (2012). Modeling judgment of sequentially presented categories using weighting and sampling without replacement. Behav Res Methods, 44(4), pp. 1129–1134. doi:10.3758/s13428-012-0218-9.
  7. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P. and Aldrovandi, S. (2012). Preferences induced by accessibility: Evidence from priming. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 5(4), pp. 250–258. doi:10.1037/a0030289.
  8. van Schaik, P., Kusev, P. and Juliusson, A. (2011). Human preferences and risky choices. Front Psychol, 2, p. 333. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00333.
  9. Kusev, P., Ayton, P., van Schaik, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Stewart, N. and Chater, N. (2011). Judgments relative to patterns: how temporal sequence patterns affect judgments and memory. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 37(6), pp. 1874–1886. doi:10.1037/a0025589.
  10. Kusev, P. and van Schaik, P. (2011). Preferences under risk: content-dependent behavior and psychological processing. Front Psychol, 2, p. 269. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00269.
  11. Vlaev, I., Kusev, P., Stewart, N., Aldrovandi, S. and Chater, N. (2010). Domain effects and financial risk attitudes. Risk Anal, 30(9), pp. 1374–1386. doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01433.x.
  12. Vlaev, I., Kusev, P., Stewart, N., Aldrovandi, S. and Chater, N. (2010). Domain Effects and Financial Risk Attitudes. Risk Anal . doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01433.x.
  13. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P., Ayton, P., Dent, J. and Chater, N. (2009). Exaggerated risk: prospect theory and probability weighting in risky choice. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn, 35(6), pp. 1487–1505. doi:10.1037/a0017039.
  14. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Juliusson, A. and Chater, N. Adaptive Anchoring Model: How Static and Dynamic
    Presentations of Time Series Influence Judgments and
    Predictions.
    Cognitive Science . doi:10.1111/cogs.12476.

Chapter (2)

  1. Kusev, P. and van Schaik, P. (2009). DECIDING ABOUT RISKY PROSPECTS: A PSYCHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTIVE APPROACH. In Murphy, D. and Longo, D. (Eds.), (pp. 889–910). NOVA SCIENCE PUBLISHERS, INC. ISBN 978-1-60692-160-9.
  2. Kusev, P. (2008). Psychology of decision making in education, behavior, and high risk situations. In Elsworth, J.A. (Ed.), Psychology of decision making in education, behavior, and high risk situations Nova Science Pub Inc. ISBN 978-1-60021-933-7.

Conference (1)

  1. Aldrovandi, S., Poirier, M., Kusev, P., Heussen, D. and Ayton, P. (2011). Now I like it, now I don't: Delay effects and retrospective judgment. .

Journal Article (14)

  1. Heilman, R.M. and Kusev, P. (2017). The Gender Pay Gap: Can Behavioral Economics Provide Useful Insights? Frontiers in Psychology, 8 . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00095.
  2. Kusev, P., Purser, H., Heilman, R., Cooke, A.J., Van Schaik, P., Baranova, V., Martin, R. and Ayton, P. (2017). Understanding Risky Behavior: The Influence of Cognitive, Emotional and Hormonal Factors on Decision-Making under Risk. Frontiers in Psychology, 8 . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00102.
  3. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P., Alzahrani, S., Lonigro, S. and Purser, H. (2016). Judging the morality of utilitarian actions: How poor utilitarian accessibility makes judges irrational. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23(6), pp. 1961–1967. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1029-2.
  4. Aldrovandi, S., Poirier, M., Kusev, P. and Ayton, P. (2015). Retrospective evaluations of sequences: Testing the predictions of a memory-based analysis. Experimental Psychology, 62(5), pp. 320–334. doi:10.1027/1618-3169/a000301.
  5. Kusev, P. and van Schaik, P. (2013). The cognitive economy: the probabilistic turn in psychology and human cognition. Behav Brain Sci, 36(3), pp. 294–295. doi:10.1017/S0140525X12003019.
  6. Kusev, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., van Schaik, P. and Chater, N. (2012). Modeling judgment of sequentially presented categories using weighting and sampling without replacement. Behav Res Methods, 44(4), pp. 1129–1134. doi:10.3758/s13428-012-0218-9.
  7. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P. and Aldrovandi, S. (2012). Preferences induced by accessibility: Evidence from priming. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 5(4), pp. 250–258. doi:10.1037/a0030289.
  8. van Schaik, P., Kusev, P. and Juliusson, A. (2011). Human preferences and risky choices. Front Psychol, 2, p. 333. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00333.
  9. Kusev, P., Ayton, P., van Schaik, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Stewart, N. and Chater, N. (2011). Judgments relative to patterns: how temporal sequence patterns affect judgments and memory. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 37(6), pp. 1874–1886. doi:10.1037/a0025589.
  10. Kusev, P. and van Schaik, P. (2011). Preferences under risk: content-dependent behavior and psychological processing. Front Psychol, 2, p. 269. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00269.
  11. Vlaev, I., Kusev, P., Stewart, N., Aldrovandi, S. and Chater, N. (2010). Domain effects and financial risk attitudes. Risk Anal, 30(9), pp. 1374–1386. doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01433.x.
  12. Vlaev, I., Kusev, P., Stewart, N., Aldrovandi, S. and Chater, N. (2010). Domain Effects and Financial Risk Attitudes. Risk Anal . doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01433.x.
  13. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P., Ayton, P., Dent, J. and Chater, N. (2009). Exaggerated risk: prospect theory and probability weighting in risky choice. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn, 35(6), pp. 1487–1505. doi:10.1037/a0017039.
  14. Kusev, P., van Schaik, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Juliusson, A. and Chater, N. Adaptive Anchoring Model: How Static and Dynamic
    Presentations of Time Series Influence Judgments and
    Predictions.
    Cognitive Science . doi:10.1111/cogs.12476.

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