Neuroeconomics Seminar

(formerly: Foundations of Human Social Behavior)

Autumn 2013

Date Presenter Topic Host
26.09.2013 Luke Clark
University of Cambridge

The neural basis of distorted thinking in gambling addiction

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Stephan
03.10.2013 Scott Huettel
Duke University

Neural mechanisms of social decision making

Abstract
Preparatory reading:

Carter, Bowling, Reeck, & Huettel (2012) A distinct role of the temporal-parietal junction in predicting socially guided decisions. Science 337:109-111.
Carter & Huettel (2013) A nexus model of the temporal–parietal junction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 17:328-336.

Fehr/Hare
Special time/date!!
04.10.2013, 14:00-15:00
Michael Platt
Duke University

Origins of charity and deception in the primate brain

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Fehr/Ruff
10.10.2013
CANCELLED!!
Birte Forstmann
University of Amsterdam

The role of the subthalamic nucleus in strategic decision-making: A model-based approach

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Ruff
17.10.2013 Anthony Dickinson
University of Cambridge

Control processes in goal-directed behaviour: Reflections on the castaway's dilemma

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Tobler
24.10.2013 Wolfgang Hauber
University of Stuttgart

Goal-directed action in rats: Fronto-striatal function and dopaminergic modulation

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Tobler
31.10.2013 Viktor Jirsa
CNRS, Marseille

Spatiotemporal organization of brain activity at rest

Abstract
Preparatory reading:

Deco, Jirsa, & McIntosh (2011) Emerging concepts for the dynamical organization of resting state activity in the brain. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 12:43-56.

Hare
07.11.2013 Valerio Mante
Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Context-dependent computation by recurrent dynamics in prefrontal cortex

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Ruff
14.11.2013 Grit Hein and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich

Individuals' neural circuitry predicts their prosocial motives

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21.11.2013 Andreea Diaconescu
University of Zurich/ETH Zurich

Deciphering the best intentions: Genetic and model-based mapping of individual variability in social inference

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28.11.2013 Veronika Job
University of Zurich

Effects of theories about willpower on self-control

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Hare
05.12.2013
CANCELLED!!
Hilke Plassmann
INSEAD, Fontainebleau

Brain mediators and moderators of expectancy effects on outcome valuation

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Hare
12.12.2013 Joseph Kable
University of Pennsylvania

Rational temporal predictions can underlie apparent failures to delay gratification

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Hare
Friday 13.12.2013
Time TBA
Oral examination Room: BLU-E-003, Blumlisalpstrasse 10, Zurich
Examiner: Prof. Dr. Philippe Tobler
 

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