Neuroeconomics/Neurofinance

This toolset examines how the inner workings of the brain influence our economic and financial decisions.

  1. Neuroeconomics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    From WIkipedia: "Neuroeconomics is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to explain human decision making, the ability to process m...

  2. What is neuroeconomics?

    My favorite definition comes from Harvard University's David Laibson's Third neuroeconomics lecture: "Definition: Neuroeconomics is ...

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  3. http://videolectures.net/mitworld_prelec_neuroeconomics/

    Some of the early work in the field (2008) came from Drazen Prelec at MIT. A pioneer in a "dangerously hot research area," Drazen Prelec...

  4. Were you born to take risks? Maybe

    An short piece by Chew Soo Hong and Zhong Sogfa of the National University of Singapore introduces the idea that some people may be born ...

  5. Neurobiological Foundations of Economic Choice - Professor Paul Glimcher

    Really good. Long, but good. Watch it for homework. "Over the past decade substantial progress has been made towards understanding...

  6. Paul Zak: Trust, morality -- and oxytocin? | Video on TED.com

    There is no doubt that Paul Zak's research on the hormone Oxytocin has been the most popularly accepted work in the field. Here he is de...

  7. Risk and addiction a quick look

    Not all risk takers are equalWe all know some people take more risks than others. Risk taking is good in some circles (Entrepreneurs and ...

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  8. It's dope! Actually it's Dopamine

    "Risk-taking, by definition, defies logic. Reason can't explain why people do unpredictable things - like betting on blackjack or jumping...

  9. The Trust Molecule

    Why are some people trustworthy while others cheat and lie, some generous and others coldhearted louts? Part of the answer may lie in the...

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