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2017 Honours Retreat

2017 Honours Retreat

The Brain, Mind and Markets Lab hosted their second annual Honours Retreat on Tuesday 3 October, in the Walter Withers...

Guest lecture in Algorithmic Trading – October 4

Guest lecture in Algorithmic Trading – October 4

Rick Klink, founder of OpenMarkets, was a guest of the Brain, Mind and Markets Lab on Wednesday 4 October 2017....

Survey on the use of “Smart Drugs” in the financial services industry – Yield Report

Survey on the use of “Smart Drugs” in the financial services industry – Yield Report

Yield Report has invited their readers to take part in the Brain, Mind and Markets Lab’s survey on the use...

Peter Bossaerts elected as a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Peter Bossaerts elected as a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Peter Bossaerts, Professor of Experimental Finance and Decision Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne and co-head of the Brain, Mind...

Brisbane, February 9-10, SEF Conference on Experimental Finance

Brisbane, February 9-10, SEF Conference on Experimental Finance

The Society for Experimental Finance (SEF) is pleased to announce a regional Asia-Pacific meeting in Brisbane QLD, Australia, on February...

People switch learning strategies depending on motivational state

People switch learning strategies depending on motivational state

A new manuscript reports on a study by former PhD student Daniel Bennett and Honours student Karen Sasmita on the...

People will pay to find out early if they win the lottery

People will pay to find out early if they win the lottery

A new study by former doctoral student Daniel Bennett and Honours student Maja Brydevall investigated preferences for early resolution of...

New study into ‘smart drugs’ in the finance industry – Investment Magazine

New study into ‘smart drugs’ in the finance industry – Investment Magazine

A new article in Investment Magazine is inviting their readers to take part in our study investigating the use of...

Podcast – Cocaine, Ritalin and the Finance Industry

Podcast – Cocaine, Ritalin and the Finance Industry

Professor Peter Bossaerts appeared on the July 31 episode of The Jolly Swagmen podcast to discuss the Lab’s current survey...

SEF summer school on experimental finance

SEF summer school on experimental finance

Peter Bossaerts co-organised the Experimental Finance Summer School 2017 at Université Sophia Antipolis in Nice, which took place on 11-12...

Do we choose what we like, or do we like what we choose?

Do we choose what we like, or do we like what we choose?

A new article by Katharina Voigt, Stefan Bode (Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences) and Carsten Murawski (Brain, Mind & Markets...

Social networks and the adolescent brain: implications for mental health

Social networks and the adolescent brain: implications for mental health

A new article by Alex Fornito and Michelle Lamblin (Brain and Mental Health Lab, Monash University), Sarah Whittle (Melbourne Neuropsychiatry...

Information session for Honours in Finance students

Information session for Honours in Finance students

We are holding an information session for current Honours in Finance students about research opportunities in our lab. The session...

The Efficient Markets Hypothesis does not hold when securities valuation is computationally hard

The Efficient Markets Hypothesis does not hold when securities valuation is computationally hard

A new study by the Brain, Mind & Markets Lab investigated the link between the ‘hardness’ of securities valuation and market efficiency....

Kinsman Studentship award to Shireen Tang

Kinsman Studentship award to Shireen Tang

Congratulations to Shireen Tang, Honours student in the Brain, Mind & Markets Lab, who has been awarded a prestigious The University...

New study investigates link between calorie consumption and impulsivity

New study investigates link between calorie consumption and impulsivity

A new study by PhD student Bowen Fung, Stefan Bode (both are in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences) and...

Experimental Finance Summer School 2017

Experimental Finance Summer School 2017

The Brain, Mind & Markets Lab will be co-organising the first Experimental Finance Summer School, to be held at the...

Arrowhead 10 years on

Arrowhead 10 years on

Arrowhead 10 years on: The Brain, Mind & Markets Laboratory is proud to be a co-sponsor of the Arrowhead 10 years...

Public event: Human and machine judgement and interaction

Public event: Human and machine judgement and interaction

Please join us for a discussion of human and machine judgement and interaction with a panel of computer scientists, economists,...

Video: Mind on the markets

Video: Mind on the markets

In October 2016, Professor Read Montague (Virginia Tech) gave a public lecture at The University of Melbourne titled “Mind on...

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