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MIT’s Graybiel on “The Heartland of Neuroeconomics”—March 4

February 14, 2014
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Ann Graybiel, Institute Professor at MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research , will deliver “The Basal Ganglia: Heartland of Neuroeconomics,” NYU’s Annual Dean for Science Lecture in Neuroeconomics, on Tuesday, March 4, 4 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion (60 Washington Square South [at LaGuardia Place], 10th floor).

Graybiel, recipie nt of the 2001 National Medal of Science, will address the topics of habit formation and value-based decision-making—central issues in the field of neuroeconomics, an emerging academic discipline that has shed light on the motivations behind decision making. Graybiel will present new experimental findings that show how the brain directs the transition from intentional to semi-automatic behavior.

The event is free and open to the public, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.998.3904 or email sp1868@nyu.edu. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu. Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (W. 4th St.).

The lecture is hosted by NYU’s Center for Neuroeconomics and sponsored by the university’s Dean for Science.

 

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