|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.
- Au, E. W., & Savani, K. (2019). Can we benefit from believing in fate? The belief in negotiating with fate when faced with constraints. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(2354), 1-18.
- Ma, A., Yang, Y., & Savani, K. (2019). Take it or leave it: A choice mindset leads to greater persistence and better outcomes in negotiations.. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 153, 1-12.
- Basu, S., & Savani, K. (2019). Choosing among options presented sequentially versus simultaneously. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 28(1), 97-101.
- Morris, M. W., Savani, K., & Fincher, K. (2019). Metacognition fosters cultural learning: Evidence from individual differences and situational prompts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116(1), 46-68.
- Madan, S., Basu, S., Rattan, A., & Savani, K. (2019). Support for resettling refugees: Role of fixed-growth mindsets. Psychological Science, 30(2), 238-249.