CHEW Soo Hong (Co-director)
Richard EBSTEIN (Co-director)
Yim Onn Siong
BUI Ha My
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|Chew Soo Hong is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore, co-director of the lab for Behavioral × Biological Economics and Social Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in the University of British Columbia. His major interest lies in Decision theory, behavioral and experimental economics, neuroeconomics.
|Ebstein, Richard P. is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore, co-director of the lab for Behavioral × Biological Economics and Social Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in the Yale University. Major research areas include neuroeconomics, the genetics of social behavior and normal personality, autism, ADHD, eating disorders, and substance abuse.|
Q1: Genetic association studies of financial risk preference, political attitudes, personality traits, spirituality.
Q2: How does DRD4 gene affect human behavior? Studies on rats and humans suggest that it could be via effects on melatonin synthesis and release, and individual chronotype. Is DRD4 associated with shape of diurnal melatonin profile? Is DRD4 associated with Chronotype? Does clozapine (D4 antagonist) cause rise of morning melatonin?
Q3: How does HTT gene affect human behavior? Can we mimic effects of 5HTTLPR S-allele using pharmacological interventions?
|Zhang Xing is a doctoral student of marketing at NUS Business School. He is interested in behavioural economics and neurobiological foundation of consumer decision making. His current research focuses on social justice mechanism, and genetic impact on shopping behaviour. His personal website is: zhangxing.weebly.com.|
|LU Yunfeng is a PhD student in B2ESS. He uses both laboratory and field data to study several topics in behavioral economics and applied microeconomics, such as decision making under uncertainty, social preferences, and marriage market. In his spare time, he likes swimming.|