Conference Schedule

The pdf version of tentative conference program can now be downloaded here.

Meetings are June 8-11, 2006.

The Welcome Reception is 6:00pm-8:00pm on Thursday, June 8, 2006, at the Commerce Club (34 Broad Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303). Registration and conference packet pick-up is 5:30pm-8:00pm at the Commerce Club. Conference sessions are on June 9-11, 2006 at the Aderhold Learning Center.

Friday, June 9, 2006: Lunchtime session on "Learning from Nonhuman Primates" with Michael Platt and Sarah Brosnon. Michael Platt uses the principles of decision theory, derived from both evolutionary ecology and behavioral economics, to study how the brain of human and nonhuman primates decides between different actions. Sarah Brosnan studies the evolution of inequity, exchange and barter in chimpanzees and capuchin monkeys.

You will be able to purchase a box-lunch for $5 when you register for the conference.

More information about the Platt lab and the center for Neuroeconomics at Duke are available at: and at

More information about Brosnanís research is available at:


Local Organizing Committee-Charles Noussair (Chair), Monica Capra, Paul Ferraro, Susan Laury and Ragan Petrie
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