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Abordagem multidisciplinar na teoria da decisão: psicologia evolucionária e economia

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No 536, Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG from Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Abstract: We claim that there must be and interdisciplinary approach in discussing individual decisions, combining Evolutionary Psychology, Neuroscience and Economics (and other Social Sciences). The new approach requires change in the methodology of Economics and a strong review of decision theory. On the other hand, Economics can help Evolutionary Psychology through the characterization of the environment and to define modern human aims. We propose a method to approach a “microeconomic” problem, considering that the time span is small for environmental changes.

Keywords: rationality; ecological rationality; gene-culture interaction; Economic Methodology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A12 B4 D01 D03 D87 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-evo, nep-hme and nep-hpe
Date: 2016-04
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