Ifat Levy PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramComparative Medicine: Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism (ICSNM); Decision Neuroscience Lab | NeurobiologyVA National Center for PTSD

Research Interests

Decision-making; Value; Reward; Risk; Ambiguity; Functional MRI more...


  • B.S., Tel Aviv University, 1994
  • L.L.B., Tel Aviv University, 1997
  • Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Gilaie-Dotan S, Tymula A, Cooper N, Kable JW, Glimcher PW, and Levy I (in press). Neuroanatomy predicts individual risk attitudes. Journal of Neuroscience
  • Zhang Z, Manson K, Schiller D, and Levy I (2014) Impaired associative learning with food rewards in obese women. Current Biology 24:1731-1736
  • Tymula A, Rosenberg Belmaker LA, Ruderman L, Glimcher PW, and Levy I (2013) Like cognitive function, decision making across the life span shows profound age-related changes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 110: 17143-17148



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