Papers of Interest
The biweekly meetings are organized jointly by the Department of Economics (AE1) and Department of Cognitive Neuroscience. Participants present overviews of recent research in Neuroeconomics.
- March 1, 16:00-17:00, 4th floor, 4.760 (UNS40)
Eva Woelbert (AE1/FPN)
Separate neural mechanisms underlie choices and strategic preferences in risky decision making
- March 15, 16:00-17:00, 4th floor, 4.760 (UNS40)
Alexander Vostroknutov (AE1)
What kind of computations are biologically plausible neural networks capable of?
Overview of "Neural Networks and Brain Function" by E. Rolls and A. Treves.
- March 29, 16:00-17:00, 3.010 (UNS5, 100m from UNS40)
Sabrina Strang (FPN/FDP)
Multivariate analysis of fMRI data
Formisano et. al, 2008. Multivariate analysis of fMRI time series: classification and regression of brain responses using machine learning.
Haynes and Rees, 2006. Decoding mental states from brain activity in humans.
Norman et. al, 2006. Beyond mind-reading: multi-voxel pattern analysis of fMRI data.
- April 12, 16:00-17:00, 5.772 (UNS40)
Jan Zimmermann (FPN)
Neurogenetic variations of altruistic punishment
- April 26, 16:00-17:00, A1.22 (TGS53)
Diogo Geraldes (AE1)
Sex Differences in the Brain?
- May 10 , 16:00-17:00
- May 24 , 16:00-17:00
- June 7, 16:00-17:00
- June 21, 16:00-17:00
Papers of Interest
- Yevgeniy B. Sirotin and Aniruddha Das (2009): Anticipatory haemodynamic signals in sensory cortex not predicted by local neuronal activity, Nature 457, 475-479
- Katja N. Spreckelmeyer et al. (2009): Anticipation of monetary and social reward differently activates mesolimbic brain structures in men and women, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, available online
- Stone, V. et al. (2002): Selective impairment of reasoning about social
exchange in a patient with bilateral limbic
system damage, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US), 99(17), 11531-11536
- Zethraeus N. et al. (2009): A randomized trial of the effect of estrogen
and testosterone on economic behavior, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(16), 6535-6538