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Ifat Levy, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity at Comparative Medicine; Co-director, Science Fellows Program



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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