Neuro- and behavioral economic analysis of human choice and learning

Nathaniel Daw
New York University

Economics is another field in which human decisions feature centrally.
Recently, behavioral and neuro-economists have taken notice of psychological and neural considerations in formulating theories of economic decisions. Conversely, statistical methods for fitting and comparing models, common in economics, are gaining prominence in psychological and neural data analysis. I review some of these tools and some examples of what they reveal about human choice and learning, particularly in situations important to economists such as multiplayer interactions.

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