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The effect of context on human decision-making during information integration

Abstract:

Perceiving and interacting with our world is an amazingly complicated computational problem. Our brains need to infer the best cause of action from a long chain of ambiguous and noisy signals reflecting properties from the environment. To solve this problem, our brains make use of multiple pieces of information available in a given context. In these thesis, we explore the influence of context on decision-making. First, we focus on decisions made in the context were three options are availa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Sub department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Role:
Contributor, Author
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/ 0000-0001-8354-1520

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Sub department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Sub department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-6850-9255
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Programme:
Wellcome Trust Four-Year PhD Studentship
Grant:
099741/Z/12/Z
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Programme:
Graduate Scholarship
Grant:
GAF1213_CB1_MSD_627870
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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