The Georgia Decision Lab is directed by Dr. Adam Goodie, working in collaboration with graduate students from a number of different labs and undergraduate assistants. Learn more about the Georgia Decision Lab team below.

Selected Publications

Ray, L.A., Courtney, K.E., Hutchison, K.E., MacKillop, J., Galvan, A., Ghahremani, D.G. (in press).Fronto-striatal functional connectivity during alcohol craving: genetic and clinical determinants. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.


In our laboratory, we use multi-modal approach that includes genetics, brain-imaging, personality assessment, social-behavioral experiments and cultural assessments. The primary objective of research within our lab is to understand the factors contributing to, and associated with, individual differences in the way people think and process their social world.




Haas, B.W., Filkowski, M.M., Cochran, R.N., Denison, L., Ishak, A., Nishitani, S., Smith, A.K. (2016). Epigenetic modification of OXT and human sociability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. PNAS

Filkowski, M.M., Anderson, I.W., Haas, B.W. (2016). Trying to trust: brain activity during interpersonal social attitude change. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience. 16 (2), 325-338. [PubMed]


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