Alistair Thorpe

Alistair Thorpe is a doctoral student in the psychology department at the University of Essex with a broad interest in decision making and the behavioural sciences (economics, finance & psychology). His PhD topic is on medical decision making, with a particular focus on examining the decision making tendencies of both physicians and patients. During his undergraduate degree his final year dissertation topic explored a recently discovered violation of one of the normative principles of statistical decision theory.

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October 12, 2016 in Biology, Business, Sports

Memo To Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: The Most Productive Workers Are Team Players, Not Selfish Individualists

‘Ruthless’ and ‘demanding’ are two descriptors of Amazon's working environment, sink or swim. But Amazon is not alone. Can evolutionary biology shed some light on why competition in the workplace…
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