Definition of neuroeconomics in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəʊiːkəˈnɒmɪks/ /ˌnjʊərəʊɛkəˈnɒmɪkɛks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The combination of economics, neuroscience, and psychology to determine how individuals make economic decisions.
Example sentences
  • The most controversial aspect of neuroeconomics is what to do with its findings.
  • According to the new science of neuroeconomics, the explanation might lie inside the brains of the negotiators.
  • By linking economic behavior to brain activity, however, neuroeconomics may finally supply the model that knocks mainstream economics off its throne.
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