A look at the brain: neuroscience comes to finance/econ/business

Neuro science helps us to look at how the brain operates. The more we know about the brain, the better we can understand how people make decisions and SOMETIMES Why.

  1. A look at the Brain

    We begin our journey with a visual representation of the brain. "On assignment for Psychology class, Jackson Mohsenin set out to create a...

  2. The history of brain research

    While today we have many cool and relatively high-tech tools to study the inner workings of the brain, such was not always the case. For ...

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  3. Brain research today

    Today we have many ways to study how the brain works. At the risk of oversimplification there are five main ways of doing this:Surgery-- ...

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  4. Zeman TV Interview EEG Brain Scan Tech NeuroAccelerator.org: Brain Activity and Video Games

    EEGs have been around for over a century (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroencephalography#History) but still offer a very useful (and...

  5. Brain scans 'provide clue to leadership skills'

    Look who uses EEGs! "LONDON, England (CNN) -- A U.S. professor claims he has identified the parts of the brain that help to make som...

  6. A video of our Dean Pierre Balthazard : Fox News Story ASU Leadership Research

    A research team from Arizona State University has been engaged in a unique research project. Academics have studied leadership for decade...

  7. fMRI: Christopher deCharms: A look inside the brain in real time | Video on TED.com

    Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use fMRI to show brain activity -- thoughts, emotions, pain --...

  8. Amazing uses of fMRI: Vegetative patient Scott Routley says 'I'm not in pain'.

    VERY little finance per se, but so interesting I had to include it: "A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative sta...

  9. Good or bad, we may soon be able to Read Your Mind

    Neuroscience has learned much about the brain's activity and its link to certain thoughts. As Lesley Stahl reports, it may now be possibl...

  10. Colin Camerer: Neuroscience, game theory, monkeys | Video on TED.com

    When two people are trying to make a deal -- whether they're competing or cooperating -- what's really going on inside their brains? Beha...

  11. Watch now: After Newtown | NOVA: Neuroscience of Violence | PBS Video

    While there is some evidence linking violence in general to risk factors such as age, sex, substance abuse, and personality traits such a...

  12. The Neuroeconomics Revolution

    Robert J. Shiller is Professor of Economics at Yale University: "Economics is at the start of a revolution that is traceable to an unexpe...

  13. Toward an Affective Neuroscience Account of Financial Risk Taking

    To explain human financial risk taking, economic and finance theories typically refer to the mathematical properties of financial options...

  14. The Neurobiology of Addiction Part 1

    Uploaded by PHSTalks on 2012-04-03.

  15. This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

    Listening to music may make the daily commute tolerable, but streaming a story through the headphones can make it disappear. You were hom...

  16. Secrets of the Brain

    New technologies are shedding light on biology's greatest unsolved mystery: how the brain really works.

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