Ifat Levy PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

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

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

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


VA 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

  • 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
  • Tymula A, Rosenberg Belmaker LA, Roy AK, Ruderman L, Manson K, Glimcher PW, Levy I (2012) Adolescents' risk-taking behavior is driven by tolerance to ambiguity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
  • Levy I, Lazzaro SC, Rutledge RB, and Glimcher PW (2011) Choice from non-choice: Predicting consumer preferences from blood oxygenation level-dependent signals obtained during passive viewing. Journal of Neuroscience 31(1):118-125



Latest News


Edit Profile