Dr. Bita Moghadam – Impact of Anxiety on Prefrontal Cortex Encoding of Cognitive Flexibility

This week, we’ll be holding another Journal Club meeting on Thursday, February 8th from 5:30-6:30pm at the Michael Kingsmill Forum in the UBC Nest (4th floor). We’ll be taking a look at a review paper by Bita Moghaddam (from the Oregon Health and Science University) titled, “Impact of Anxiety on Prefrontal Cortex Encoding of Cognitive Flexibility” (attached below). The paper takes a look at the negative effects of anxiety on cognitive flexibility and decision-making. We will be reviewing this paper to in our prepration for Dr. Moghaddam’s talk (titled “Translation of anxiety into actions by prefrontal cortex”) at the Neuroscience Research Colloquia at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health this Friday, February 9th at 11:00am.

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