Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BU8644 Smarter Brains: The Neuroscience of Decision Making

Acad Unit: 3
Pre-requisite: NIL

Course Description:

This course is specially designed to help students to understand how humans (consumers, doctors, accountants, policy makers, managers, parents, and students themselves) make -good or bad- decisions.  Empowered with this knowledge, the students will not only improve their own decision making but also explore ways to design organizations that help people make better decisions. Overall, the student will develop strategic awareness about the biases that could influence judgment and lead to suboptimal decisions.