Jan Wessel receives NIH grant to study inhibitory control and cognitive flexibility

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Jan Wessel, an assistant professor in the Departments of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Neurology, has been awarded an R01 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) entitled "The Role of a Neural Mechanism for Inhibitory Control in Cognitive Flexibility."  The collaborators on this 5-year grant are Jeremy Greenlee (Neurosurgery) and Nandakumar Narayanan (Neurology). The general focus of Dr. Wessel's research relates to how humans implement and maintain goal-directed behaviors.

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