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Pharmacology of Economic and Social Decision Making

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In this chapter we present a survey of studies employing pharmacological manipulations in humans to elucidate the psychological and neural mechanisms underlying the neuromodulation of economic and social preferences. We will review research examining the effects of changes in neurotransmitters (including serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline) and hormones (such as oxytocin and testosterone) on human decision making. Recent studies have shown these neuromodulatory systems to play a key role i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Pages:
259-279
Publication date:
2013-09-01
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English
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pubs:472365
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uuid:62375bda-7bec-49dd-b666-8af584cd18e8
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pubs:472365
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472365
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2014-07-11

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