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Dr Benedetto De Martino
Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience
Department : Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Faculty : Faculty of Brain Sciences
Address : G01 GROUND FLOOR
Languages spoken fluently (other than English) : None specified
Economic theories depict humans as fundamentally rational creatures that are always able to evaluate all the options before choosing the best one. I am investigating how emotions and cognitive limitations have a profound effect on how the brain assigns a value to the options available. My research question is to understand how the brain constructs preferences and how our emotional state and cognitive limitations dynamically shape this process.
Personal web address: http://web.me.com/bendemartino/Site/Home.html
1) California Institute of Technology 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena
2) Dept of Psychology, UCL 26 Bedford Way, London. WC1H 0AP
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