Research Proposal: Neuroeconomics (Neurofeedback (Is strategic reasoning a…
Research Proposal: Neuroeconomics
Is strategic reasoning a matter of disposition or skill? Can it be trained?
Can self-control (capacity to withstand urges/temptations) be trained?
Can a traders intuitve neural warning signal be trained?
Personality Traits and Risk-Aversion
Is there a statistical relationship between specific personality traits (such as openess to experience) and risky behaviour?
Trading on Stock Markets
The Paradox of Choice (sometimes referred to as choice overload)
Does the presentation of more choice options automatically lead to a diminished neural response (signature of subjective value) to a single option? (a sort of framing effect/contrast effect?)
Does the presentation of more choice options lead to being less satisfied with the actual decision?
Choice Set Size and Brain Activity
Gender and Inequality-Aversion
Marketing Tricks commonly used by companies and their effects on value computations
Price Reference Frame (1€ per kg)
Confirmation Bias and Choice
Are we prone to seeking out information that confirms our initial choice? Can we observe a corresponding brain pattern?
Belief in a Just World and Gambling
Are people who perceive themselves as deserving to be better off (they are poor, but see themselves as good people and belief in a just world) prone to overestimate the probability of winning due to their belief? Can we
observe a corresponding brain pattern?
Scarcity and Value
Does the perception of a ressource being scarce lead to an overevaluation of that very same ressource?
Intertemporal choice and self regulation (failure)
The setup of a typical supermarket