Decision Neuroscience - From Neurons to Societies

Panel 2: Decision making and disorders

Friday, 1:30pm – 3:30pm 

Alterations in decision making are a central feature of neuropsychiatric disorders. Key questions covered in this session include how decision neuroscience may serve as a framework for expressions of psychopathology, how genes related to obesity may affect choice behavior, and the impact of mood disorders on social economic decision making.


Discussion Leader: 

  • Ray Dolan:
    Decision making and models of psychopathology 
  • Burkhard Pleger
    FTO regulates reward-based decision making and the homeostatic control of hunger and satiety
  • Alan Sanfey:
    Fairness, trust, and reciprocity in social decision making

Responsible Scientists for this panel: Hannah Brühl, Gabriela Rosenblau, Dorit Kliemann, Carmen Morawetz