Welcome to the official site of the Decision Science in Everyday Life (DSEL) Research Group.  Our research applies theories from judgment and decision making psychology, behavioral ecology, and evolutionary biology, to real-world problems faced by people, with the goal of understanding why people do what they do.



(March 7, 2014)

Dr. Park and Melanie Mabrey presented DSEL research at the annual meeting of the Society for Consumer Psychology in Miami, Florida.  Click here for their poster.


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(February 13, 2014)

Dr. Hill gave a talk titled “Evolutionary Economics” at the FHSU Science Cafe’ based on past research and forthcoming research being conducted by DSEL members. Click here for a photo of the event.

February 2014 Science Cafe1a

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(November 4, 2013)

Undergraduate Researchers Melanie Mabrey, Raul Lemus-Hernandez, and Adam Armijo presented their research at the annual PERK conference at Baker University.  Click here for their posters and presentations.


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(October 9, 2013)

Dr. Hill and Dr. Park were recently awarded an Undergraduate Research Experience grant from FHSU for $1,000 to conduct research in medical decision making.