Projects

Present:

Optimizing choice: From neuroscience to public policy (with Rob Malenka and Keith Humphreys):
Funded by the Stanford Neuroscience Institute.

Illuminating the neural basis of risky choice (with Karl Deisseroth):
Funded by Stanford Bio-X.

The cultural shaping of leadership judgments (with Jeanne Tsai):
Funded by the National Science Foundation.

Neural correlates of compassion (with Thupten Jinpa):
Funded by Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE).

Individual differences in susceptibility to financial fraud (with Gregory Samanez-Larkin):
Funded by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

Past:

Neuro Economics Workshop (NEW: with Antonio Rangel and Bill Newsome)

Individual differences in financial risk taking across the lifespan (with Camelia Kuhnen):
Funded by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

Anticipatory affect and financial risk taking:
Funded by the National Science Foundation.

Anticipation of reward and risk across the lifespan (with Laura Carstensen):
Funded by the National Institute on Aging.

Neural substrates of game-induced attitude change (with Steve Cole):
Funded by the HopeLab Foundation.

Affective neuroscience probes of cigarette craving:
Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

The pain of paying (with George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec):
Funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

Incentive processing in unipolar depression (with Ian Gotlib):
Funded by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression.

A neurobehavioral probe of human reward processing:
Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

Visualizing the subcortex (with Jonathan Taylor):
Funded by the Stanford Office of Technology Licensing.