Welcome to the Bakkour Memory and Decision Lab!

The Bakkour lab focuses on understanding how we use memory of the past to make decisions for the future. We use the tools of cognitive neuroscience, namely fMRI, eye tracking, and computational modeling to elucidate the computations that the brain performs when humans draw on their experience to make everyday decisions.

Prospective graduate students: Virtual Discover UChicago

Join Us at Virtual Discover UChicago! Virtual Discover UChicago will now be held as a week-long event on October 17-23, 2021.  The University of Chicago is offering talented individuals traditionally underrepresented in their fields a personalized virtual visit to...

NIMH-funded Post-doctoral T32 Fellowship: Applications are open!

Interested in the cognitive neuroscience of maladaptive decision making and eating disorders?  The Midwest Regional Post-Doctoral Training Program in Eating Disorders Research is currently inviting applications for the 2022 class to begin fellowship in the summer...

Calling all undergrads: RA opportunity!

The Bakkour Memory and Decision Lab is seeking highly motivated undergrads who are interested in joining the lab as a Research Assistant! The position is available to start ASAP, with an expected minimum commitment throughout the Spring Quarter (April-June 2021)....

We are building the team!

The lab will be looking to add grad students and postdocs to the team. If you are interested in the interactions between memory and decision-making, please get in touch! Learn more here.