The neuroscience of social decision-making.

  title={The neuroscience of social decision-making.},
  author={James K. Rilling and Alan G. Sanfey},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
Given that we live in highly complex social environments, many of our most important decisions are made in the context of social interactions. Simple but sophisticated tasks from a branch of experimental economics known as game theory have been used to study social decision-making in the laboratory setting, and a variety of neuroscience methods have been used to probe the underlying neural systems. This approach is informing our knowledge of the neural mechanisms that support decisions about… 
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