Economics, social neuroscience, and mindshaping

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dc.contributor.author Ross, Don
dc.contributor.author Stirling, Wynn
dc.contributor.editor Harbecke, Jens
dc.contributor.editor Herrmann-Pillath, Carsten
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-19T12:43:30Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-19T12:43:30Z
dc.date.issued 2020-09-24
dc.identifier.citation Ross, D. and Stirling, W. (2020) 'Economics, social neuroscience, and mindshaping', in Harbecke, J. and Herrmann-Pillath, C. (eds) Social Neuroeconomics: Mechanistic Integration of the Neurosciences and the Social Sciences. London: Routledge, pp. 174-202. en
dc.identifier.startpage 174 en
dc.identifier.endpage 202 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9780367276164
dc.identifier.isbn 036727616X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/11077
dc.description.abstract We consider the potential contribution of economics to an interdisciplinary research partnership between sociology and neuroscience (‘social neuroscience’ or ’social neuroeconomics’). We correct a misunderstanding in previous literature over the understanding of humans as ‘social animals’, which has in turn led to misidentification of the potential relevance of game theory and the economics of networks to the social neuroscience project. Specifically, it has been suggested that these can be used to model mindreading. We argue that mindreading is at best a derivative and special basis for social coordination, whereas the general and pervasive phenomenon on which it depends is mindshaping. We then outline the foundations of Conditional Game Theory as a mathematical model of mindshaping, which extends game theory without displacing its classic solution concepts, and which exploits economists’ experience in modeling networks. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.relation.ispartof Social Neuroeconomics: Mechanistic Integration of the Neurosciences and the Social Sciences
dc.relation.ispartofseries Routledge Advances in Behavioural Economics and Finance;
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429296918
dc.relation.uri https://www.routledge.com/Social-Neuroeconomics-Mechanistic-Integration-of-the-Neurosciences-and/Harbecke-Herrmann-Pillath/p/book/9780429296918
dc.rights © 2021, the Authors. This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge/CRC Press in Social Neuroeconomics: Mechanistic Integration of the Neurosciences and the Social Sciences on 23 September 2020, available online: http://www.routledge.com/9780429296918 en
dc.subject Economics en
dc.subject Sociology en
dc.subject Neuroscience en
dc.subject Game theory en
dc.subject Economics of networks en
dc.subject Mindreading en
dc.subject Mindshaping en
dc.subject Conditional Game Theory en
dc.title Economics, social neuroscience, and mindshaping en
dc.type Book chapter en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Don Ross, Sociology & Philosophy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: don.ross@ucc.ie en
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dc.check.date 2022-03-24
dc.date.updated 2019-12-03T12:37:31Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.placepublication London en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress don.ross@ucc.ie en


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