The Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a funding opportunity announcement (RFA-MH-12-130) for research that increases the understanding of basic cognitive, affective, motivational and social processes that influence decision making.

The Research Project Grant (R01) “Basic Research on Decision Making: Cognitive, Affective and Development Perspectives” encourages researchers to explore the interactions among the psychological, neurobiological and behavioral processes in decision making and the mediating or moderating influences of genetics, physiology, the social environment and culture.

Applications for the Research Project Grant are due Jan. 18, 2012.