Dr. Goodie directs the Georgia Decision Lab, which is dedicated to the multidisciplinary area of judgment and decision making. He also directs the Center for Gambling Research, which brings together researchers from many disciplines to address the social, legal, policy and mental health issues surrounding gambling.
Dr. Goodie’s primary areas of current research interest are:
- The role of perceived control in basic decision making
- Contributors to the development, maintenance, and recovery from problem gambling, particularly those related to cognitive distortions
- Personality effects and individual differences in decision making and problem gambling
- Bayesian reasoning and base rate neglect under direct experience