BCSC 248: Decision-making & Neuroeconomics

Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: BCSC 240 (NSCI 201) and BCSC/NSCI 245

We will discuss the neuroscience and psychology underlying reward-based decisions. Topics of discussion will include behavioral economics, neuroimaging studies of consumer behavior, physiological studies of the reward system, and computational models of choice and reinforcement learning. Students will be expected to read several scholarly articles each week, attend lectures, and participate in discussions.