Ifat Levy, PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Comparative Medicine: Decision Neuroscience Lab | Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism (ICSNM)

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Office of Student Research

VA National Center for PTSD

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

Biography

I am interested in the neural mechanisms underlying decision-making in humans, in individual differences in these mechanisms, and in the possible contribution of decision traits to pathological behavior. Our research focuses on decision-making under uncertainty, and on value learning and encoding. To study these topics we combine behavioral economics methods with functional MRI, as well as eye tracking and physiological measurements.

Education & Training

PhD Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2004)
LLB Tel Aviv University (1997)
BS Tel Aviv University, Physics (1994)

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Contact Info

Ifat Levy, PhD
Lab Location
Brady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste Ste 407

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Brady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste room 330A

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Comparative MedicinePO Box 208016
New Haven, CT 06520-8016

Decision Neuroscience Lab