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Modelling human decision under risk and uncertainty

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Humans are unique in their ability to flexibly and rapidly adapt their behaviour and select courses of action that lead to future reward. Several ‘component processes’ must be implemented by the human brain in order to facilitate this behaviour. This thesis examines two such components; (i) the neural substrates supporting action selection during value- guided choice using magnetoencephalography (MEG), and (ii) learning the value of environmental stimuli and other people’s actions using fu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Funding agency for:
Laurence Hunt
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:244ce799-7397-4698-8dac-c8ca5d0b3e28
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ora:9625

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