In the news

  • August 8,2015: Read Paul Glimcher and Michael Livermore's article on the monetary value of environmental harm "What Is Nature Worth to You", in The New York Times.  
  • July 27,2015: The 2015 Neuroeconomics Summer School at NYU Shanghai, co-directed by Paul Glimcher, was a huge success! The summer program brought together post-docs and advanced graduate students in neuroscience, psychology and economics for an intensive and advanced study of the rapidly growing interdisciplinary field of neuroeconomics. Thanks to all the students and faculty who attended! For more information, Click here.
  • May 30,2015: The Glimcher lab hosted an apprentice program for the World Science Festival. Students got the chance to run an experiment with Dr. Glimcher to determine how we arrive at our choices. They then watched a scan of Dr.Glimcher's brain to see which parts of the brain light up while making decisions.Check out the full description here.
  • April 29,2015: Congratulations to former postdoctoral fellow, Giovanni Paci, on joining Barclays Bank as an Associate. His work on tipping in taxicabs was featured in the Boston Globe.
  • March 10,2015: Colin Camerer, PhD gave the 5th annual Dean for Science lecture. Click here for more details.
  • January 2015: Paul Glimcher gave the inaugural Shanghai Colloquium in Neuroeconomics talk at NYU Shanghai. Click here to watch the full lecture, and here to see the rest of the schedule.
  • November 2014: A study on risk attitudes run by Paul Glimcher and colleagues was featured by Jason Zweig in the Wall Street Journal in the article "So You Think You’re a Risk-Taker?"
  • June 17, 2014: Listen to Paul Glimcher explaining the neuroeconomic view of "Opening the Black Box" here and a Q&A from his recent trip to Australia here.
  • March 2014: The Center for Neuroeconomics is now the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making