The Eighth International Symposium on "Biology of Decision Making" (SBDM) will take place on May 21-23, 2018 in Paris, France. The first two days of conference will take place at the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle, 47 Boulevard de l'Hôpital, 75013 Paris. The third day will take place at Ecole Normale Supérieure, 29 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris. A social event will take place in the evening of May 22 in Zamansky Tower on the campus of Sorbonne Université (ex UPMC), 4 place Jussieu, 75005 Paris.
The objective of this three-day symposium will be to gather people from different research fields with different approaches (psychology, economics, ethology, psychiatry, neural, behavioral, computational and robotics approaches) to decision making.
The conference will include 6 sessions:
"Learning about the structure of the world to make decisions" (Chair: Chris Summerfield);
"Constructing and deconstructing subjective value" (Chair: Lesley Fellows);
"The neuroscience of moral decision-making" (Chair: Miriam Teschl);
"Decision-making across cultures and species" (Chair: Mathias Pessiglione);
"Dealing with uncertainty: exploration and curiosity" (Chair: Kenji Doya);
"Development and decision-making" (Chair: Mehdi Khamassi);
April 22, 2018 Deadline for Poster Submission
May 1, 2018 Notification of Poster Acceptance
May 8, 2018 Deadline for Registration
May 21-23, 2018 Symposium Venue