In The Mind within the Brain, David Redish brings together
cutting edge research in psychology, robotics, economics,
neuroscience, and the new fields of neuroeconomics and
computational psychiatry, to offer a unified theory of human
decision-making. Most importantly, Redish shows how
vulnerabilities, or "failure-modes," in the decision-making system
can lead to serious dysfunctions, such as irrational behavior,
addictions, problem gambling, and PTSD.... more...