NSCI 3008 - Decision Neuroscience

Description
How do we make decisions in social and economic contexts? What factors influence our decisions? How can neuroscience be used to better understand our decisions? To answer these questions, this course focuses on how new research in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics shapes our broader understanding of decision making. The topics covered in the course include functional organization of key brain systems, approaches to measuring and interpreting neuroscience data, methods for measuring decision-making behavior, economic and cognitive modeling, and impact of neuroscience on real-world decision-making. Emerging topics will include applications in policy, marketing, and finance.
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Spring 2019
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1