Xiaomen Zhang

Xiaomeng Zhang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economics at Virginia Tech, working with Sheryl Ball and Alec Smith. His research focuses on neuroeconomics, experimental economics, and behavioral economics. He is interested in the neural and physiological foundations of social and economic decision-making. His current projects include studying how arousal and attention interact in the process of risky choice, using noninvasive brain stimulation to study altruism, and exploring how cultural and economic experiences shape economic and social preferences.