Frontostriatal Interactions in Learning and Decision Making

  • When April 14, 2017, 11 a.m. [Add to calendar]
  • WhoMichael J. Frank, PhD

    Professor, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences
    Director, Initiative for Computation in Brain and Mind; Brown Institute for Brain Sciences
    Brown University

  • Where Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
    2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

The basal ganglia are a brain network classically studied for their role in motor control, but are now well known to also be involved in motivation, learning and decision making. Dr. Michael J. Frank will give an overview of some of the relevant mechanisms and how their disruption in disease and by therapeutic intervention can lead to alterations in motivated decision making.

Michael J. Frank, PhD

Michael J. Frank, PhD

Additional details

This is a free event. The host is Michael J. Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2002, or send an e-mail.

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