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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001748-01
Title: Value-Based Decision-Making Following Medial Temporal Lobe Lesions
Principal Investigator:

Mieke Verfaellie

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $164,319
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$661,238
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Making optimal decisions depends on appreciation of the value of choices. An important source of information about the value of choices is prior experience: Positive experiences are more likely than negative ones to be selected again. Such value-based learning has long been considered the domain of trial-and-error incremental learning mediated by a cortico-striatal system. Recent evidence, however, suggests that in some conditions the medial temporal lobe (MTL), which mediates episodic memory, m...



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