Dr Nadege Bault
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Dr Nadege Bault

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health)

Lecturer in Psychology

Qualifications

Education

PhD in Neuroscience and Cognition, University of Lyon, France                  
Master in Cognitive Science, University of Lyon, France

Professional experience

  • 2014-2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy
    Funded by the ERC
  • 2012-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow - Gate Lyon Saint-Etienne, CNRS UMR 5824, France
    Funded by the French National Research Agency ANR
    Guest researcher - CREED, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow
    Cognitive Science Centre Amsterdam (CSCA);
    Centre for Research in Experimental Economics and Political Decision Making (CREED); University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Funded by the University of Amsterdam (research priority program)


Professional membership

Associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Member of the Society for Neuroeconomics

Key publications

Bault N, Pelloux B, Fahrenfort JJ, Ridderinkhof KR & van Winden F 2014 'Neural dynamics of social tie formation in economic decision-making' Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 10, (6) 877-884 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Coricelli G & Rustichini A 2008 'Interdependent Utilities: How Social Ranking Affects Choice Behavior' PLoS ONE 3, (10) e3477-e3477 , DOI Open access
Bault N, di Pellegrino G, Puppi M, Opolczynski G, Monti A, Braghittoni D, Thibaut F, Rustichini A & Coricelli G 2019 'Dissociation between Private and Social Counterfactual Value Signals Following Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Damage' Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 31, (5) 639-656 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Joffily M, Rustichini A & Coricelli G 2011 'Medial prefrontal cortex and striatum mediate the influence of social comparison on the decision process' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108, (38) 16044-16049 , DOI
Botvinik-Nezer R, Holzmeister F, Camerer CF, Dreber A, Huber J, Johannesson M, Kirchler M, Iwanir R, Mumford JA & Adcock RA 2020 'Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams' Nature 582, (7810) 84-88 , DOI Open access
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Teaching interests

PSYC414 - Relationships
PSYC603 - Current Topics in Psychology
PSYC606 - Applications of Psychological Theory
PSYC771 - Issues in Cognitive and Brain Science

Office hours: Mondays 2-3 and Thursdays 11-12

Research interests

  • Neural mechanisms of decision making
  • Value-based decision making and motivated behavior
  • Social preferences, prosocial and competitive behaviors
  • Reinforcement learning in a social environment
  • Development

Other research

General interests (for dissertation supervision):

  • Adverse effects of (over)exposure to advertising (on consumer behaviour and well-being)
  • Behavioral change in the face of climate change

Research degrees awarded to supervised students


  • Ben Timberlake - PhD in cognitive science, University of Trento (co-supervision). Thesis defended in July 2019
  • Maximilian Hoyer - PhD in economics, University of Amsterdam (co-supervision). Doctoral Thesis defended in March 2018



Key publications

Bault N, Pelloux B, Fahrenfort JJ, Ridderinkhof KR & van Winden F 2014 'Neural dynamics of social tie formation in economic decision-making' Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 10, (6) 877-884 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Coricelli G & Rustichini A 2008 'Interdependent Utilities: How Social Ranking Affects Choice Behavior' PLoS ONE 3, (10) e3477-e3477 , DOI Open access
Bault N, di Pellegrino G, Puppi M, Opolczynski G, Monti A, Braghittoni D, Thibaut F, Rustichini A & Coricelli G 2019 'Dissociation between Private and Social Counterfactual Value Signals Following Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Damage' Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 31, (5) 639-656 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Joffily M, Rustichini A & Coricelli G 2011 'Medial prefrontal cortex and striatum mediate the influence of social comparison on the decision process' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108, (38) 16044-16049 , DOI
Botvinik-Nezer R, Holzmeister F, Camerer CF, Dreber A, Huber J, Johannesson M, Kirchler M, Iwanir R, Mumford JA & Adcock RA 2020 'Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams' Nature 582, (7810) 84-88 , DOI Open access

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Botvinik-Nezer R, Holzmeister F, Camerer CF, Dreber A, Huber J, Johannesson M, Kirchler M, Iwanir R, Mumford JA & Adcock RA 2020 'Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams' Nature 582, (7810) 84-88 , DOI Open access
Bault N & Rusconi E 2020 'The Art of Influencing Consumer Choices: A Reflection on Recent Advances in Decision Neuroscience' Frontiers in Psychology 10, , DOI Open access
Bault N, di Pellegrino G, Puppi M, Opolczynski G, Monti A, Braghittoni D, Thibaut F, Rustichini A & Coricelli G 2019 'Dissociation between Private and Social Counterfactual Value Signals Following Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Damage' Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 31, (5) 639-656 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Fahrenfort JJ, Pelloux B, Ridderinkhof KR & van Winden F 2017 'An affective social tie mechanism: Theory, evidence, and implications' Journal of Economic Psychology 61, 152-175 Author Site , DOI
Bault N, Wydoodt P & Coricelli G 2016 'Different Attentional Patterns for Regret and Disappointment: An Eye-tracking Study' Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 29, (2-3) 194-205 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Pelloux B, Fahrenfort JJ, Ridderinkhof KR & van Winden F 2014 'Neural dynamics of social tie formation in economic decision-making' Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 10, (6) 877-884 , DOI Open access
Hoyer M, Bault N, Loerakker B & van Winden F 2014 'Destructive behavior in a Fragile Public Good game' Economics Letters 123, (3) 295-299 , DOI Open access
Simioni S, Schluep M, Bault N, Coricelli G, Kleeberg J, Du Pasquier RA, Gschwind M, Vuilleumier P & Annoni J-M 2012 'Multiple Sclerosis Decreases Explicit Counterfactual Processing and Risk Taking in Decision Making' PLoS ONE 7, (12) e50718-e50718 , DOI Open access
Bault N, Joffily M, Rustichini A & Coricelli G 2011 'Medial prefrontal cortex and striatum mediate the influence of social comparison on the decision process' Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108, (38) 16044-16049 , DOI
Burnett S, Bault N, Coricelli G & Blakemore S-J 2010 'Adolescents’ heightened risk-seeking in a probabilistic gambling task' Cognitive Development 25, (2) 183-196 , DOI
Bault N, Coricelli G & Rustichini A 2008 'Interdependent Utilities: How Social Ranking Affects Choice Behavior' PLoS ONE 3, (10) e3477-e3477 , DOI Open access
Ambrosino A, Bault N & Coricelli G 2008 'Neural foundation for regret-based decision making' Revue d'Ă©conomie politique 118, (1) 63-63 , DOI
Bault N & Rusconi E 'The neurocognitive mechanisms of nudges' Giornale Italiano di Psicologia == , DOI
Botvinik-Nezer R, Holzmeister F, Camerer CF, Dreber A, Huber J, Johannesson M, Kirchler M, Iwanir R, Mumford JA & Adcock A 'Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams (Preprint)' bioRxiv 843193-843193 Author Site Publisher Site , DOI Open access
Chapters
Timberlake B, Coricelli G & Bault N 2019 'Regret, Responsibility, and the Brain' in Gotlib A The Moral Psychology of Regret London Rowman & Littlefield International 165-184
Bault N, Coricelli G & Rusconi E 2019 'Probing the decisional brain with noninvasive brain stimulation' in Schulte-Mecklenbeck M; Kuehberger A; Johnson JG A Handbook of Process Tracing Methods 2nd Edition Routledge 249-269