On the rationale for hysteresis in economic decisions

Luis A. Rios, Dmitrii Rachinskii, Rod Cross

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In the social sciences there are plausible reasons to postulate that hysteresis effects are important. The available evidence, however, is predominantly at the macro level. In this paper we review the evidence regarding hysteresis in the neural processes underlying human behavior. We argue that there is a need for experimental and neuroimaging studies to fill the gap in knowledge about hysteresis processes at the micro level in the social sciences.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012012
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2017


  • hysteresis
  • mathematics of hysteresis

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