Breaking human social decision making into multiple components and then putting them together again
S Suzuki, JP O'Doherty
Cortex | Elsevier | Published : 2020
Most of our waking time as human beings is spent interacting with other individuals. In order to make good decisions in this social milieu, it is often necessary to make inferences about the internal states, traits and intentions of others. Recently, some progress has been made toward uncovering the neural computations underlying human social decision-making by combining functional magnetic resonance neuroimaging (fMRI) with computational modeling of behavior. Modeling of behavioral data allows us to identify the key computations necessary for social decision-making and to determine how these computations are integrated. Furthermore, by correlating these variables against neuroimaging data, ..View full abstract
Awarded by JSPS KAKENHI
This work was supported by the JSPS KAKENHI Grants JP17H05933 and JP17H06022 (S.S.) and the NIMH Caltech Conte Center for the Neurobiology of Social Decision Making (J.P.O).