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Newsletter 225: December 3, 2018


The Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School
Welcome to the Center for Decision Sciences' Weekly Newsletter. Below you can find a list of events of interest.

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Seminars of Interest at Columbia

Monday December 3rd

2:30 pm to 3:45 pm - International Affairs Building 1101
Economic Theory Workshop - Ben Golub (Harvard University)
Social Learning in a Dynamic Environment (with Krishna Dasaratha and Nir Hak)

Tuesday December 4th

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm - Uris 327
PhD Student Seminar - Adrien Alvero
Title Not Available

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 306
Macroeconomics Lunch Group - Basile Grassi
Title Not Available

4:15 pm to 5:45 pm - International Affairs Building 1101 
Money-Macro Workshop - Harold Cole (University of Pennsylvania)
Title Not Available

Wednesday December 5th

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 141
Finance Free Lunch Seminar (Faculty Only) - Michaela Pagel
Title Not Available

4:05 pm to 5:45 pm - International Affairs Building 1101
Applied Microeconomics: Environment, Health, Labor, and Public Finance Seminar - Atilla Lindner
Title Not Available

Thursday December 6th

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 142
Finance Seminar - Andrea Eifeldt (University of California, Los Angeles)
OTC Intermediaries (with Bernard Herskovic, Sriram Rajan, and Emil Siriwardane)

2:15 pm to 3:45 pm - International Affairs Building 1101
Industrial Organization and Strategy Seminar - Kevin Donovan
Title Not Available

4:15pm to 5:30pm - Jerome L. Greene Science Center, 9th Floor Lecture Hall  
Cognition and Decision Seminar Series - Angela Yu (University of California, San Diego)
Faces: A Window into Cognition

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday December 4th

12:30pm to 2:00pm - NYU Psychology Department, 6 Washington Place, Room 551
Social Program Brown Bag - Diego Reinero and Matthew Riccio
A Meeting of the Minds: Group Identification and Brain-to-Brain Synchrony in Collective Performance and
Interpersonal Pursuit of Intrapersonal Health Goals: Social Support and Visual Attention as Predictors of Self-Regulatory Success

2:40 pm to 4:00 pm - NYU Department of Economics, Room 517
Neuroeconomics Colloquium - Read Montague(Virginia Tech)
Neuromodulatory Correlates of Decision-Making in Conscious Humans

Thursday December 6th

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - NYU Psychology Department, 6 Washington Place, Room 121
Cognition and Perception Area Seminar - Heather Berlin (Mount Sinai)
Who's Really in Control?

Article of the Week
Personality, Mental Health Affect How People Value Personal Control in Decision Making
The brain's reward systems tend to show more activity when one feels they have control over they decisions they are making. A new study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging has found that certain personality traits and mental illnesses can suppress these neurological systems.

This newsletter is cosponsored by the Center for Decision Sciences and the Decision Making & Negotiations Area.

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