Contact Information

Department of Social and Decisions Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
571-212-8035
pkane@andrew.cmu.edu

Research Interests

Judgement and decision making; Forecasting; Perception of Science; Perception of Uncertainty

Education

2017 (Expected) Ph.D. Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University
2014 M.S. Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University
2012 B.S. Social and Decision Science with an Additional Major in Philosophy and a Minor in Physics, Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Activity

Summer 2016 Data Science Intern (Adobe Systems)

Teaching Experience

2013- Head Teacher’s Assistant, Decision Analysis Course
2016 Teacher’s Assisstant, Experimental Methods for Psychology Course
2015 Teacher’s Assistant, Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making Course
2012-2104 Teacher’s Assistant, Policy Analysis Course

Honor’s Awards and Fellowships

2012- Phi Beta Kappa, Carnegie Mellon Chapter
2012 Department of Social and Decision Sciences Best Student Award
2008-2012 Andrew Carnegie Scholarship

Publications

Broomell, S. B. & Kane, P. B. (2017). Public Perception and Communication of Scientific Uncertainty. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(2), 286-304.
Kane, P., & Zollman, KJS (2015). An Evolutionary Comparison of the Handicap Principle and Hybrid Equilibrium Theories of Signaling. PLoS ONE, 10(9), e0137271. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137271

Working Papers

Broomell, S. B., Winkles, J.F, & Kane, P. B. (under review). The Perception of Daily Temperatures as Evidence of Climate Change. Submitted to Weather, Climate, and Society.
Kane, P. B. & Broomell, S. B. (under review). Clinical Versus Actuarial Forecasting: Predicting Errors with Local Estimators. Submitted to Decision.

Work In Progress

Kane, P. B. & Broomell, S. B. (Data Collection). Prediction Rule Evaluation In Sequential Versus All at Once Presentation

Talks (Presenter in Bold)

Kane, P. & Broomell, S. B. (2015). Predicting Clinical Forecasting Errors with Local Estimators. Talk presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making: Chicago, IL.

Conference Presentations (Presenter in Bold)

Broomell, S. B., Winkles, J.F., & Kane P. (2015). The Perception of Daily Temperatures as Evidence of Climate Change. Poster presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making: Chicago, IL.
Kane, P. & Broomell, S. B. (2014). Predicting Clinical Forecasting Errors with Local Estimators. Poster presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making: Longbeach, CA.
Broomell, S. B., & Kane P. (2013). Public Perception of Scientific Uncertainty. Poster presented at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making: Toronto, Canada.