Neuroeconomics

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Name: Neuroeconomics
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Neuroeconomics pioneer Paul Zak to speak at Morningside College on Oct. 23

The lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave., is free and open to the public.Zak’s lecture, “The Moral Molecule: Vampire Economics the New Science of Good and Evil,” will focus on his discovery that the hormone oxytocin ... [Published Sioux City Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dopamine Might Be Behind Impulsive Behavior

A monkey study suggests the brain chemical makes what’s new and different more attractive.A certain amount of exploration is a good thing—without it, we’d have a hard time figuring what we like and don’t like—but it has a dark side, too, in the form of ... [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: Dopamine, Chemical, Neuron
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brain anatomy predicts risky behavior

New research out of the Yale School of Medicine is the first to show that the size of a particular region of the brain can predict patterns in risky decision-making.In a recent study which combined neuroanatomy with neuroeconomics, researchers working ... [Published Yale Daily News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Honesty Linked To The Prefrontal Region Of The Brain, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study

Study Links Honesty To Prefrontal Region Of The BrainBERKELEY —Are humans programmed to tell the truth? Not when lying is advantageous, says a new study led by Assistant Professor Ming Hsu at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. The report ties honesty ... [Published BioSpace - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

A Feeling of Control: How America Can Finally Learn to Deal With Its Impulses

The children’s television show Sesame Street has always had a way of reflecting the zeitgeist in shades of Muppet fur. Consider, for instance, the evolution of Cookie Monster. For his first few decades on air, he was a simple character: blue, ravenous, ... [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study suggests region in front of brain exerts control over lying impulses

A group of campus researchers have linked honesty to the region of the brain that controls natural impulses, suggesting that a human’s first instinct is to lie when it is personally advantageous.The study, conducted by a group of neuroscientists, economists ... [Published Daily Californian - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wed 9/10: Neuroeconomics: Putting Humans at the Center of Economics

LecturesCollege AreaSDSU Neuroeconomics: Putting Humans at the Center of Economics SDSU alumnus Dr. Paul Zak presents a lecture on neuroeconomics. Dr. Zak is a Professor of Economics and founding director of the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies at Claremont ... [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Study links honesty to prefrontal region of the brain

BERKELEY - Are humans programmed to tell the truth? Not when lying is advantageous, says a new study led by Assistant Professor Ming Hsu at UC Berkeley’s . The report ties honesty to a region of the brain that exerts control over automatic impulses. Hsu, ... [Published Health Canal - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

First Look: September 2

First Look summarizes new working papers, case studies, and publications produced by Harvard Business School faculty. Readers receive early knowledge of cutting-edge ideas before they enter the mainstream of business practice. For complete details on ... [Published HBS Working Knowledge - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

It's not your old camp: Too many lawsuits, too few hugs

"Don't hug the campers." That was among a handful of things that my 16-year-old son, Nathaniel, was told when he volunteered this summer at our local YMCA. Oh, and also, "Don't let any kids sit on your lap."He had signed up to help shepherd and supervise ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Book examines hows and whys of economic choices

A new book edited by human development professor Valerie Reyna tackles the biological origins of economic decisions in the new field of neuroeconomics. ... [Published Cornell Science and Technology News - Jul 17 2014]

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...legacy labor and health care costs, but a new working paper coauthored by Rebecca Henderson says more traditional competitive forces were at work. "Management Practices, Relational Contracts and the Decline of General Motors" is included in the Winter 2014 issue of Journal of Economic Perspectives
Without anyone telling him, Nathaniel intuitively understood why this rule was being imposed. "It just made me kinda sad," he said, "that this is what the world has come to: You can't give a kid a hug."

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Neuroeconomics pioneer Paul Zak to speak at Mor... [Published Sioux City Journal - Sep 26 2014]
Dopamine Might Be Behind Impulsive Behavior [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 26 2014]
Brain anatomy predicts risky behavior [Published Yale Daily News - Sep 16 2014]
Honesty Linked To The Prefrontal Region Of The ... [Published BioSpace - Sep 15 2014]
A Feeling of Control: How America Can Finally L... [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 15 2014]
Study suggests region in front of brain exerts ... [Published Daily Californian - Sep 11 2014]
Wed 9/10: Neuroeconomics: Putting Humans at the... [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 09 2014]
Study links honesty to prefrontal region of the... [Published Health Canal - Sep 09 2014]
First Look: September 2 [Published HBS Working Knowledge - Sep 02 2014]
It's not your old camp: Too many lawsuits, too ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 27 2014]
Book examines hows and whys of economic choices [Published Cornell Science and Technology News - Jul 17 2014]
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