|Dr. Savani's research lies at the intersection of cultural psychology, decision making, and organizational behavior, with a special focus on how cross-cultural comparisons can reveal insights into basic psychological processes. He also conducts research in managerial decision making, focusing on how subtle interventions can lead people to make more rational decisions in their personal and professional lives. |
Dr. Savani's research has been published extensively in academic journals and featured in numerous media outlets, including Forbes, Smart Money, Scientific American, Boston Globe, and Huffington Post.
- Uchida, Y., Savani, K., Hitokoto, H. & Kaino K. (2017). Do you always choose what you like? Subtle social cues increase preference-choice consistency among Japanese but not among Americans.. Frontiers in Psychology, 8(169).
- Basu, S. & Savani, K. (2017). Choosing one at a time? Presenting options simultaneously helps people make more optimal decisions than presenting options sequentially.. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 139, 76-91.
- Savani, K., Mead, N. L., Stillman, T., & Vohs, K. D. (2016). No match for money: Even in intimate relationships and collectivistic cultures, reminders of money weaken sociomoral responses. Self & Identity, 15, 342-355.
- Rattan, A., Savani, K., Chugh, D., & Dweck, C. S. (2015). Three essential academic mindsets: Implications for policy. Perspectives on Psychological Science, In Press.
- Savani, K., Cho, J., Baik, S., & Morris, M. W.(2015). Culture and judgment and decision making.. Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making (2nd edition)(In press). Oxford, UK: Blackwell.