Year 1 Pilot Projects
Predicting the Emotional Impact of a Pandemic from Brain Activation Elicited in Recollecting Experiences
To establish how EWB is reflected by pandemic-to-vaccination-era changes in fMRI and experiential attribute representations of recollected events.
Andrew Anderson, PhD University of Rochester
Influence of Emotional Well-being on Alzheimer’s Disease in Animal Models
To examine how fronto-insular circuits are susceptible to pathological changes in AD mouse models and whether chronic stress induces negative emotional states that precipitate AD pathology and cognitive decline.