Prospective PhD Students: The lab will be moving to Duke University in July 2017. I will be reading applications for the PhD program in Psychology & Neuroscience and the Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program. If you would like to join our lab in Fall 2017, you will need to apply to Duke. 

Assistant Professor
PsychologyCognitive Science, & Neuroscience
Yale University

on sabbatical 2016/2017
Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance
University of Miami School of Business

Founding Director
Scientific Research Network on Decision Neuroscience and Aging

For publication list, see:
PubMed | Scholar Metrics

 Curriculum Vitae



Statistics (PSYC 200)Spring 2014 (evals), Spring 2016 (evals)
Introduction to statistical methods for undergraduate psychology majors.

Decision Neuroscience (PSYC 458 / ECON 263)Fall 2013 (evals), Fall 2014 (evals)
An overview and examination of the neuroscience of decision making. Interdisciplinary course highlighting research from cognitive neuroscience, psychology, behavioral economics, finance, marketing, computer science, and public health. Topics include reinforcement learning, risky decision making, intertemporal choice, social decision making, impulsivity and self control, development and aging, psychopathology, and commercial (e.g., neuromarketing) and public health applications.

Research Topics in Decision Neuroscience & Aging (PSYC 734), Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016
Examines current research on decision neuroscience and life-span development, including discussion of proposed and ongoing research projects. Topics include emotion, motivation, learning, cognitive control, and neuromodulation/pharmacology.