Neuroeconomics Seminar

(formerly: Foundations of Human Social Behavior)

Autumn 2017

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

Please direct your questions and speaker suggestions to Micah Edelson, Phone +41 44 634 51 59

Date Presenter Topic Host
21.09.2017 Nils B. Kroemer
University Hospital Tübingen
Running on dopamine: An integrated perspective on reinforcement, action, and metabolism

Abstract (PDF, 259 KB)

28.09.2017 Christopher Hill
University of Zurich
A causal brain network account of mentalizing during strategic social interactions

Abstract (PDF, 174 KB)

05.10.2017 Katja Wiech
University of Oxford
The failing of the ‘ideal observer’: aberrant learning in the context of pain

Abstract (PDF, 260 KB)

12.10.2017 Catherine Hartley
New York University
Dynamic changes in learning underlying the development of behavioral control

Abstract (PDF, 259 KB)

19.10.2017 Robb Rutledge
University College London
The role of dopamine in decision making and subjective well-being

Abstract (PDF, 175 KB)

26.10.2017 Bigna Lenggenhager
University of Zurich
The sense of the bodily self and its influence on cognitive and social processes

Abstract (PDF, 259 KB)

02.11.2017 R. Alison Adcock
Duke University

Meta-Motivation: Understanding and Leveraging Motivation as a Neural Context for Adaptive Memory

Abstract (PDF, 262 KB)

09.11.2017 Frederike Petzschner
University of Zurich & ETH Zurich

The Decision Completion

Abstract (PDF, 259 KB)

16.11.2017 Jan Drugowitsch
Harvard University

Efficient value-based choices between two or more alternatives

Abstract (PDF, 173 KB)

23.11.2017 Karin Foerde
Columbia University Medical Center

Multiple systems of learning and memory: Roles in adaptive and maladaptive decision making

Abstract (PDF, 206 KB)

30.11.2017 Jacqueline Gottlieb
Columbia University

My reality is what I agree to attend to: the neural and behavioral mechanisms of active sampling policies

Abstract (PDF, 174 KB)

07.12.2017 Mel Win Khaw
Columbia University

Perceptual Principles in Subjective Valuation

Abstract (PDF, 171 KB)

14.12.2017 Susanna Weber
University of Zurich

Parsing reward into motivational and hedonic reward dimensions

Abstract (PDF, 172 KB)

21.12.2017 Oral Examination Room: BLU-003Blumlisalpstrasse 10, Zurich
Examiner: Prof. Dr. Ernst Fehr


Course requirements

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

Course credit

3 ECTS (pass/fail)