Neuroeconomics: the consilience of brain and decision.

  title={Neuroeconomics: the consilience of brain and decision.},
  author={Paul Glimcher and Aldo Rustichini},
  volume={306 5695},
Economics, psychology, and neuroscience are converging today into a single, unified discipline with the ultimate aim of providing a single, general theory of human behavior. This is the emerging field of neuroeconomics in which consilience, the accordance of two or more inductions drawn from different groups of phenomena, seems to be operating. Economists and psychologists are providing rich conceptual tools for understanding and modeling behavior, while neurobiologists provide tools for the… CONTINUE READING

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