Behavioural Science Research at Warwick

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Behavioural science brings together many disciplines to study human behaviour, such as psychology, economics, and biology. The interests of the group include behavioural and experimental economics, cognitive science, judgement and decision making, and the application of economic methods to social phenomena not traditionally included within economics. We examine these topics using quantitative methods, such as experiments, dataset analyses, modelling, and simulations

The Behavioural Science Group has a dedicated research laboratory, which consists of 27 networked computers. Each computer is in its own cubical, screened off from each other, so that participants can run experiments independently; or can take part in two or multi-player games without distractions from other participants.

In addition to experimental data, the group also has researchers that work on theoretical economics, philosophy of mind and big data.