Neuroeconomics Seminar

(formerly: Foundations of Human Social Behavior)

Autumn 2016

Location: Thursday, 17:00 - 18:00h, Room BLU-003, Blumlisalpstrasse 10, 8006 Zurich

Please direct your questions and speaker suggestions to Miguel Garcia, Phone +41 44 634 50 37

Date Presenter Topic Host
06.10.2016 Hackjin Kim
Korea University
Functionally Dissociable Roles of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex Sub-regions in Social Decisions
Abstract (PDF, 263 KB)
13.10.2016 Ulrich Ettinger
University of Bonn
Pharmacological, Neuroimaging and Genetic Studies of the Human Dopamine Transporter
Abstract (PDF, 267 KB)
20.10.2016 Wei Ji Ma
New York University
The Coffee Shop Conundrum: A New Exploration-Exploitation Task
Abstract (PDF, 173 KB)
Additional Talk: Growing Up in Science: Wei Ji Ma's Unofficial Story (PDF, 179 KB) - 13:30-14:30
27.10.2016 Sebastian Gluth
University of Basel
Irrationality and Sub-Optimality in Multi-Alternative Decision Making
Abstract (PDF, 173 KB)
03.11.2016 Laurence T. Hunt
University College London
A Distributed, Hierarchical, and Recurrent Framework for Reward-Based Choice
Abstract (PDF, 174 KB)
10.11.2016 Alexander Soutschek
Universität Zürich
Causal Roles of Temporo-Parietal Junction and Dopamine in Economic Preferences
Abstract (PDF, 171 KB)
17.11.2016 Tobias H. Donner
University Medical Center Hamburg
Endogenous Neuromodulation of Cortical Decision Computations
Abstract (PDF, 261 KB)
24.11.2016 Mathias Pessiglione
Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière
How to Resist Temptation: Insights from Neuroscience of Inter-Temporal Choice
Abstract (PDF, 174 KB)
01.12.2016 Sascha Frühholz
Universität Zürich
Neural System for Perceiving and Producing Affective Vocalizations
Abstract (PDF, 181 KB)
08.12.2016 Tali Sharot
University College London
Forming Beliefs: Information Seeking and Integrationy
Abstract (PDF, 172 KB)
Special time!

Kai Steverson
New York University

Additional Talk: Rational Imprecision: Information-Processing, Neural, and Choice-Rule Perspectives (PDF, 178 KB) Hare
15.12.2016 Vinod Venkatraman
Temple University
Consumer Neuroscience: Moving Beyond Hype
Abstract (PDF, 265 KB)
22.12.2016 Oral examination Room: BLU-003, Blumlisalpstrasse 10, Zurich
Examiner: Prof. Dr. Philippe Tobler

Course requirements

In order to receive credit for this course, participants must pass the oral examination.

Course credit

3 ECTS (pass/fail)