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Neuroeconomics

  • By: Ifat Levy & Paul W. Glimcher
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The study of decision making has occupied researchers in neuroscience, psychology, and economics for centuries. Since the late 1990s a group of scholars have begun to combine theories and methods from these three disciplines, forming the interdisciplinary field of neuroeconomics. What ...