Chapter

Conclusions

Paul W. Glimcher

in Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199744251
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199863433 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.003.0017
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This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters. It highlights four observations that are critical for the first revision of economics by neuroeconomics: reference dependence; cortical areas do not represent the absolute values of anything; stochasticity in choice; and the impact of learning on choice. It also identifies six huge unsolved problems in neuroeconomics.

Keywords: neuroeconomics; neoclassical economic theory; economics; choice

Chapter.  4173 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuropsychology

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