Yesterday, Alan gave a talk on environmental decision making, in which he discussed why people find it hard to make environmentally friendly decisions, and how people can change this to progress towards a sustainable lifestyle. His talk was part of a series of lectures that is organized by the Donders Institute to celebrate the 200th anniversary of F.C. Donders; one of the founders of (cognitive) neuroscience.
See the video for a teaser of the lecture!
Alan gave a keynote lecture on prosocial preferences as part of the "Social Minds, Social Brains" pre-conference at the European Association of Social Psychology, in Granada, Spain. And with a beautiful view at that!
Alan participated in a symposium at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston, USA. The symposium was on the topic of pro-social behaviour, and Alan presented the lab's recent work on reciprocity. Visit this page for a written account of the symposium!
Alan had a keynote presentations at the 2nd biannual European Meeting of Neuroscience by PhD Students, held at the Grenoble Institute for Neuroscience, France. This event gave PhD students from around Europe the chance to present their research and interact.
Alan gave a presentation at the Financial Education and Investor Behaviour Conference (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). The conference's focus was a multidisciplinary approach to financial behaviour from the fields of psychology, economics, neuroscience, education, design and others, such as public policy. Specifically, Alan gave a presentation on insights from Decision Neuroscience regarding trust, fairness, and cooperation.