Neuroeconomics Seminar

(formerly: Foundations of Human Social Behavior)

Autumn 2015

Date Presenter Topic Host
17.09.2015 Gábor Stefanics
University of Zurich

Using NMDA receptor-mediated perceptual prediction errors to study the early phase of multiple sclerosis and schizophrenia
Abstract (PDF, 13 KB)

24.09.2015 cancelled



Jérémie Mattout
French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)

Brain-computer interfaces: From command sending to hypothesis testing
Abstract (PDF, 10 KB)

08.10.2015 Alain Dagher
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

Brain endophenotypes of obesity
Abstract (PDF, 10 KB)

15.10.2015 cancelled


22.10.2015 Vinod Goel
York University

Reason and less: Non-cognitive factors modulate human reasoning
Abstract (PDF, 13 KB)

29.10.2015 Michael Woodford
Columbia University

Risk attitude as perceptual distortion
Abstract (PDF, 12 KB)

05.11.2015 Carlo Reverberi
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

Representation and discovery of task features in human frontal cortex
Abstract (PDF, 16 KB)

12.11.2015 Marius Usher
Tel Aviv University

Selective integration: A dynamic mechanism for preference reversal and context dependent risk biases
Abstract (PDF, 13 KB)

19.11.2015 Neil Harrison
University College London

From psychoneuroimmunology to immunopsychiatry: Modelling the effects of inflammation on mood and motivation
Abstract (PDF, 13 KB)

26.11.2015 Christopher Summerfield
University of Oxford

Optimal irrationality: When biased decisions maximise reward
Abstract (PDF, 16 KB)



Amitai Shenhav
Princeton University

The costs of choice and the value of control
Abstract (PDF, 13 KB)


10.12.2015 Benedetto De Martino
University of Cambridge

The construction of confidence in value-based judgments
Abstract (PDF, 13 KB)

17.12.2015 Oral examination Room: BLU-003, Blumlisalpstrasse 10, Zurich
Examiner: Prof. Dr. Christian Ruff