Thesis title: The role of emotions in social cooperative behavior
Overview and research interests
Alida's PhD concerns social, emotional and economic decision making in autism.
By using the paradigm of Game Theory her research aims to describe the cognitive mechanisms underlying social cooperative behaviour in order to explain the extent to which ASD behaviour deviates from the patterns followed by non-autistic people.
- Decision making
- Emotion processing
- Altruism and cooperation
Alida has an MRes Speech Language and Cognition