Neuroeconomics & decision making


This work explores the role of emotion in financial decision making.  Automatic facial expression analysis informs the interpretation of behavioral data, as well as neural responses using fMRI.


NSF BCS-1232676 Emotional Sophistication – Studies Of Facial Expressions In Games. Filippo Rossi, Alan Sanfey, Ian Fasel, Clayton Morrison, Marian Bartlett



Rossi, F., van Son, V., Fasel, I., Bartlett, M., Sanfey, A. (2015). A multimodal study of disgust in the ultimatum game. Proc. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Abstract.

Rossi F., van Son V, Fasel I.R., Bartlett M.S. & Sanfey A.G., (2014). Understanding Neural Responses to Financial Offers using Facial Expressions. Society for Neuroeconomics. Abstract.

Rossi F., van Son V, Fasel I.R., Sanfey A.G., & Bartlett M.S. (2014). A Multimodal Study of Disgust in the Ultimatum Game
.  Joint Symposium on Neural Computation, UC Irvine. 


Rossi, F., Chang, L.J., Fasel, I.R., Barlett, M.S., & Sanfey, A.G. (2013). Affective mechanisms of reinforcement learning in social and non-social decision-making. Multidisciplinary Reinforcement-Learning and Decision Making Meeting, Princeton, NJ.


Rossi F, Chang LJ, Fasel,. Bartlett, Sanfey. (2013). Affective Mechanisms of Reinforcement Learning. Society for Neuroeconomics. Lausanne, Switzerland.