Research

We investigate how people make decisions, with a focus on decisions that involve risk. Our research is located at the intersection of finance, economics, psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience and computer science with the aim to help solve major societal issues through scientific discovery. To view recent publications from our lab, please visit our publications page. If you are interested in participating in one of our experiments, please visit our experiments page.
 
Outliers
How do people react to extreme events?
Problem solving
How do people solve complex problems?
Intertemporal choice
How do we trade off present and future rewards?
 
Avoidance learning
How do we learn to avoid aversive outcomes?
Strategic uncertainty
How does the brain implement higher-order strategic thinking?
Algorithmic trading
How does algorithmic trading affect financial markets?