Business Manager, Centre for Brain, Mind and Markets
Elizabeth Bowman is Business Manager in the Centre for Brain, Mind and Markets in the Department of Finance in the Faculty of Business and Economics, responsible for the operational management of The Centre.
Previously a Research Fellow with The Centre, her research looks at how variations in neurotransmitters may affect how people make complex optimisation decisions and decisions under risk and uncertainty. This includes pharmacological experiments in complex decision making, surveys of the use of pharmacology for attempted cognitive enhancement purposes, and investigations of how humans make predictions with regard to the frequency of outlier events under leptokurtic uncertainty.
With a background in magnetic resonance imaging, eye movements and optics, and retinal physiology, she graduated with a PhD in visual neuroscience from the University of Melbourne in 2013. Dr Bowman has previously worked with the Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Bionic Vision Australia, and the University of Melbourne's Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences. She has also obtained a Bachelor of Science with Honours in neuroscience from the Australian National University.
Dr Bowman's research interests include neuropharmacology, computational complexity, prediction errors, pupillometry and clinical trials.
Dr Bowman is also an Accredited Research Manager (Foundation) with the Australasian Research Management Society.
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