Interaction between mood and learning
This project studies the effects of mood on learning and decision making. Participants with or without mood disorders complete a behavioral task that measures the strength of the effect of mood on reward-based learning.

Depression and decision making
This project studies the effects of symptoms of depression on decision making. Participants with or without depression complete a behavioral task that measures individual preferences for engaging in cognitive and physical tasks to obtain reward. This study is supported by ‘The New Jersey Alliance for Clinical Translational Science Pilot Project Grant Program, Translational and Clinical Sciences Award’.