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published on 01 November 2012
CLPS graduate student Jeffrey Cockburn won the Best Poster award at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics in Miami, Sept. 2012. View his poster: 'Why do we value freedom: Genetic Polymorphism predicts the impact of choice on value.'
published on 19 September 2012
In a new study, Prof. Steven Sloman and CLPS alumnus Philip Fernbach found that while some people require a detailed explanation of how a product works before they’ll be willing to pay more, others became less willing to pay when confronted with that additional detail. A simple, standard test predicted the desire for detail — who wants more, who wants less. Learn more about their findings from the Brown press release.
published on 13 September 2012
published on 05 September 2012
published on 05 August 2012
To determine how crowd behavior emerges from individual actions, Prof. William Warren assembled his own crowds and engaged them in an unusual four-day experiment in Sayles Hall. The subjects were equipped with motion capture markers affixed like antennae to bike helmets. For more details, see the Brown press release.