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Brisbane, February 9-10, SEF Conference on Experimental Finance

Brisbane, February 9-10, SEF Conference on Experimental Finance

The Society for Experimental Finance (SEF) is pleased to announce a regional Asia-Pacific meeting in Brisbane QLD, Australia, on February...

Merry Christmas and a safe and happy 2018 from the BMM Lab!

Merry Christmas and a safe and happy 2018 from the BMM Lab!

After a successful and productive 2017, the BMM Lab would like to thank everyone for all their hard work throughout...

A new home for behavioural research at Melbourne

A new home for behavioural research at Melbourne

A new research facility at the Faculty of Business and Economics will strengthen research into the fast-growing areas of behavioural...

Science without jargon – The 2017 “No-Bell Prize”

Science without jargon – The 2017 “No-Bell Prize”

Just how difficult is it for brain and mind researchers to speak without jargon when describing their research? The Melbourne...

Dark markets: does private information make price formation less efficient? – The Economic Journal and LSE Business Review

Dark markets: does private information make price formation less efficient? – The Economic Journal and LSE Business Review

Peter Bossaerts and Elena Asparouhova have published a new paper in The Economic Journal using controlled experiments to examine the...

ARC Discovery Program success! Human-robot interaction in financial markets

ARC Discovery Program success! Human-robot interaction in financial markets

Congratulations to Peter Bossaerts after his success in the 2018 funding round of the Australian Research Council Discovery Program! The...

2017 Honours Retreat

2017 Honours Retreat

The Brain, Mind and Markets Lab hosted their second annual Honours Retreat on Tuesday 3 October, in the Walter Withers...

Guest lecture in Algorithmic Trading – October 4

Guest lecture in Algorithmic Trading – October 4

Rick Klink, founder of OpenMarkets, was a guest of the Brain, Mind and Markets Lab on Wednesday 4 October 2017....

Survey on the use of “Smart Drugs” in the financial services industry – Yield Report

Survey on the use of “Smart Drugs” in the financial services industry – Yield Report

Yield Report has invited their readers to take part in the Brain, Mind and Markets Lab’s survey on the use...

Peter Bossaerts elected as a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Peter Bossaerts elected as a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Peter Bossaerts, Professor of Experimental Finance and Decision Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne and co-head of the Brain, Mind...

People switch learning strategies depending on motivational state

People switch learning strategies depending on motivational state

A new manuscript reports on a study by former PhD student Daniel Bennett and Honours student Karen Sasmita on the...

People will pay to find out early if they win the lottery

People will pay to find out early if they win the lottery

A new study by former doctoral student Daniel Bennett and Honours student Maja Brydevall investigated preferences for early resolution of...

New study into ‘smart drugs’ in the finance industry – Investment Magazine

New study into ‘smart drugs’ in the finance industry – Investment Magazine

A new article in Investment Magazine is inviting their readers to take part in our study investigating the use of...

Podcast – Cocaine, Ritalin and the Finance Industry

Podcast – Cocaine, Ritalin and the Finance Industry

Peter Bossaerts appeared on the July 31 episode of The Jolly Swagmen podcast to discuss the Lab’s current survey of...

SEF summer school on experimental finance

SEF summer school on experimental finance

Peter Bossaerts co-organised the Experimental Finance Summer School 2017 at Université Sophia Antipolis in Nice, which took place on 11-12...

Do we choose what we like, or do we like what we choose?

Do we choose what we like, or do we like what we choose?

A new article by Katharina Voigt, Stefan Bode (Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences) and Carsten Murawski (Brain, Mind & Markets...

Social networks and the adolescent brain: implications for mental health

Social networks and the adolescent brain: implications for mental health

A new article by Alex Fornito and Michelle Lamblin (Brain and Mental Health Lab, Monash University), Sarah Whittle (Melbourne Neuropsychiatry...

Information session for Honours in Finance students

Information session for Honours in Finance students

We are holding an information session for current Honours in Finance students about research opportunities in our lab. The session...

The Efficient Markets Hypothesis does not hold when securities valuation is computationally hard

The Efficient Markets Hypothesis does not hold when securities valuation is computationally hard

A new study by the Brain, Mind & Markets Lab investigated the link between the ‘hardness’ of securities valuation and market efficiency....

Kinsman Studentship award to Shireen Tang

Kinsman Studentship award to Shireen Tang

Congratulations to Shireen Tang, Honours student in the Brain, Mind & Markets Lab, who has been awarded a prestigious The University...

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