Neuroeconomics studies the biological or neurological foundation of economic decision making by applying methods of neuroscience. Measuring the activity within specific regions of the brain during decision-making processes allows a better understanding of the motivations underlying human behavior.
- What are the biological, hormonal, and neuronal bases of prosocial behavior?
- How does stress affect both self-control and normative decision-making processes on the neural level?
- What effect does an increase in testosterone levels have on an individual’s perception of social distance towards others?