Neuroeconomics and aging: neuromodulation of economic decision making in old age.

@article{Mohr2010NeuroeconomicsAA,
  title={Neuroeconomics and aging: neuromodulation of economic decision making in old age.},
  author={Peter N. C. Mohr and Shu-Chen Li and Hauke R. Heekeren},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={678-88}
}
Economic decision making is a complex process of integrating and comparing various aspects of economically relevant choice options. Neuroeconomics has made important progress in grounding these aspects of decision making in neural systems and the neurotransmitters therein. The dopaminergic and serotoninergic brain systems have been identified as key neurotransmitter systems involved in economic behavior. Both are known to be prone to significant changes during the adult lifespan. Similarly… CONTINUE READING

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