Decision Making Journal Club

June 6th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Brain Connectivity Predicts Placebo Response across Chronic Pain Clinical Trials
Filippo Queirazza

May 30th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Robust sampling of decision information during perceptual choice
Léon Franzen

May 23rd 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Pupil-linked arousal is driven by decision uncertainty and alters serial choice bias
Gabriela De Sousa

May 16th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Sunny Side of Fairness. Preference for Fairness Activates Reward Circuitry (and Disregarding Unfairness Activates Self-Control Circuitry)
Emanuele De Luca

May 2nd 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Brain networks for confidence weighting and hierarchical inference during probabilistic learning
Andrea Pisauro

April 11th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Activity patterns of serotonin neurons underlying cognitive flexibility
Andrea Pisauro

April 4th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Activity patterns of serotonin neurons underlying cognitive flexibility
Andrea Pisauro

March 28th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Effects of deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus on perceptual decision making
Gabriela De Sousa

March 14th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Signal Belief in Choice Accuracy during a Perceptual Decision
Andrea Pisauro

March 7th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The point of no return in vetoing self-initiated movements
Gemma Donnelly

February 28th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Mindfulness meditation modulates reward prediction errors in a passive conditioning task Discussion on a paper on the effect of meditation on reward encoding and prediction. Everybody welcome!
Emanuele De Luca

February 21st 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dysfunction of Rapid Neural Adaptation in Dyslexia
Léon Franzen

February 14th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Independent Neural Computation of Value from Other People’s Confidence
Filippo Queirazza

February 7th 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Overlearning hyperstabilizes a skill by rapidly making neurochemical processing inhibitory-dominant
Gabriela De Sousa

January 31st 2017 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
How prior preferences determine decision-making frames and biases in the human brain
Andrea Pisauro

December 13th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Fast fMRI can detect oscillatory neural activity in humans Discussion on the recent PNAS paper which probes fast fMRI techniques to localization of neural oscillations. Everybody welcome!
Léon Franzen

November 29th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The influence of evidence volatility on choice, reaction time and confidence in a perceptual decision
Andrea Pisauro

November 22nd 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Confidence Is the Bridge between Multi-stage Decisions
Gabriela De Sousa

November 8th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Multiple Mechanisms for Processing Reward Uncertainty in the Primate Basal Forebrain
Emanuele De Luca

November 1st 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Effects of OpenDyslexic, a Specific Dyslexia Font, on Adult Dyslexics’ Eye Movements and Heart Rate in Sentence Reading
Léon Franzen

October 25th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
A Map for Social Navigation in the Human Brain
Andrea Pisauro

October 18th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Evidence for surprise minimizationover value maximization in choice behavior
Filippo Queirazza

October 11th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Posterior parietal cortex guides visual decisions in rats
Gabriela De Sousa

October 4th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dissociated functional significance of decision-related activity in the primate dorsal stream
Andrea Pisauro

September 27th 2016 10AM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural evidence accumulation persists after choice to inform metacognitive judgments
Ana Sabina Gherman

September 20th 2016 10AM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Affective Mechanisms Predict Market-Level Microlending
Emanuele De Luca

June 14th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Mechanisms of Post-error Adjustments of Decision Policy in Parietal Cortex
Gabriela De Sousa

May 24th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Causal evidence for frontal cortex organization for perceptual decision making
Ana Sabina Gherman

May 10th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
A common mechanism underlies changes of mind about decisions and confidence
Andrea Pisauro

May 3rd 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Context-dependent computation by recurrent dynamics in prefrontal cortex
Léon Franzen

April 26th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Exploring the deep brain with deep brain stimulation surgery
Martin Gillies

April 12th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Automatic integration of confidence in the brain valuation signal
Emanuele De Luca

April 5th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Cortical Brain Activity Reflecting Attentional Biasing Toward Reward-Predicting Cues Covaries with Economic Decision-Making Performance
Tim Reinboth

March 22nd 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Metacognitive Confidence Increases with, but Does Not Determine, Visual Perceptual Learning
Andrea Pisauro

March 15th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Two Anatomically and Computationally Distinct Learning Signals Predict Changes to Stimulus-Outcome Associations in Hippocampus
Filippo Queirazza

March 8th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dissociating sensory from decision processes in human perceptual decision making
Ana Sabina Gherman

March 1st 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Mechanisms of Incentive Salience in Naturalistic Human Vision
Léon Franzen

February 23rd 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dissociable mechanisms of speed-accuracy tradeoff during visual perceptual learning are revealed by a hierarchical drift-diffusion model
Jessica Ana Diaz

February 16th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Effect of Oxytocin on Third-Party Altruistic Decisions in Unfair Situations: An fMRI Study
Essi Karvonen

February 9th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Mechanisms of Credit Assignment in a Multicue Environment
Essi Karvonen

February 2nd 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The neural dynamics of reward value and risk coding in the human orbitofrontal cortex
Emanuele De Luca

January 26th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Confidence Leak in Perceptual Decision Making
Martin Lages

January 19th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Audience preferences are predicted by temporal reliability of neural processing
Tim Reinboth

January 12th 2016 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
An fMRI study investigating knowing that you know.
Yashar Moshfeghi

December 15th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Extending JAGS: A tutorial on adding custom distributions to JAGS (with a diffusion model example)
Ioannis Delis

December 8th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Revisiting the Evidence for Collapsing Boundaries and Urgency Signals in Perceptual Decision-Making
Gabriela De Sousa

December 1st 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Arithmetic and local circuitry underlying dopamine prediction errors.
Andrea Pisauro

November 24th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Hemispheric Asymmetries in Striatal Reward Responses Relate to Approach–Avoidance Learning and Encoding of Positive–Negative Prediction Errors in Dopaminergic Midbrain Regions
Elsa Fouragnan

November 17th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The level of audiovisual print–speech integration deficits in dyslexia
Léon Franzen

November 10th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Shared neural markers of decision confidence and error detection.
Ana Sabina Gherman

November 3rd 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural dynamics of prediction and surprise in infants
Jessica Ana Diaz

October 27th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Society for Neuroscience Outcome Meeting
Andrea Pisauro

October 13th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Representation of aversive prediction errors in the human periaqueductal gray
Filippo Queirazza

June 23rd 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Spatial gradient in value representation along the medial prefrontal cortex reflects individual differences in prosociality
Jessica Ana Diaz

June 16th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The classic P300 encodes a build-to-threshold decisionvariable
Ana Sabina Gherman

June 9th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Uncovering the spatio-temporal dynamics of value-based decision-making in the human brain: a combined fMRI–EEG study
Robin Ince

June 2nd 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Relating Pupil Dilation and Metacognitive Confidence during Auditory Decision-Making
Léon Franzen

May 26th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Space-by-time non-negative matrix factorization for single-trial decoding of EEG activity
Ioannis Delis

May 19th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Distinct relationships of parietal and prefrontal cortices to evidence accumulation
Andrea Pisauro

May 12th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Differential neural circuitry and self-interest in real vs hypothetical moral decisions
Essi Karvonen

May 5th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Disentangling neural representations of value and salience in the human brain

April 28th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Model-based choices involve prospective neural activity
Filippo Queirazza

April 14th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural correlates of branding biases in consumer-based decision making

April 7th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Decision-Related Activity in Sensory Neurons May Depend on the Columnar Architecture of Cerebral Cortex
Jessica Ana Diaz

March 31st 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Precision and neuronal dynamics in the human posterior parietal cortex during evidence accumulation
Ana Sabina Gherman

March 17th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Risk prediction error coding in orbitofrontal neurons.
Emanuele De Luca

March 10th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Mechanisms of Human Perceptual Choice Under Focused and Divided Attention
Léon Franzen

March 3rd 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Relationship between Perceptual Decision Variables and Confidence in the Human Brain
Robin Ince

February 24th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Complementary Contributions of Spike Timing and Spike Rate to Perceptual Decisions in Rat S1 and S2 Cortex
Ioannis Delis

February 17th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Pupil dilation signals uncertainty and surprise in a learning gambling task
Elsa Fouragnan

February 10th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Distributed Patterns of Event-Related Potentials Predict Subsequent Ratings of Abstract Stimulus Attributes

January 20th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Cerebral correlates of salient prediction error for different rewards and punishments.
Emanuele De Luca

January 13th 2015 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Pupil-Linked Arousal Determines Variability in Perceptual Decision Making
Ana Sabina Gherman

December 9th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Brain activity while reading words and pseudo-words: A comparison between dyslexic and fluent readers
Léon Franzen

December 2nd 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Visual Noise from Natural Scene Statistics Reveals Human Scene Category Representations
Robin Ince

November 25th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
A causal link between prediction errors, dopamine neurons and learning
Filippo Queirazza

November 18th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Dual Facet of Gamma Oscillations: Separate Visual and Decision Making Circuits as Revealed by Simultaneous EEG/fMRI
Jessica Ana Diaz

November 11th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Local Binocular Motion Perception as Bayesian Estimation
Martin Lages

November 4th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Multivariate dynamical systems models for estimating causal interactions in fMRI
Srikanth Ryali

October 28th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
You’d Better Think Twice: Post-Decision Perceptual Confidence
Ana Sabina Gherman

October 21st 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The habenula encodes negative motivational value associated with primary punishment in humans
Elsa Fouragnan

October 14th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neurons in the human amygdala selective for perceived emotion
Ioannis Delis

October 7th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Encoding and decoding in parietal cortex during sensorimotor decision-making
Robin Ince

July 8th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Motivation alters response bias and neural activation patterns in a perceptual decision-making task
Jessica Ana Diaz

July 1st 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Multiphasic temporal dynamics in response of midbrain dopamine neurons to appetitive and aversive stimuli.” Journal of Neuroscience 33(11):4710-4725
Elsa Fouragnan

May 27th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Confidence in value-based choice
Marios Philiastides

May 20th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Serotonin modulates striatal responses to fairness and retaliation in humans.
Emanuele De Luca

May 13th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Go and no-go learning in reward and punishment: Interactions between affect and effect
Filippo Queirazza

May 6th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Smokers’ brains compute, but ignore, a fictive error signal in a sequential investment task

April 29th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
A supramodal accumulation-to-bound signal that determines perceptual decisions in humans.
Jessica Ana Diaz

April 15th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Accumulation of Evidence during Sequential Decision Making: The Importance of Top–Down Factors
Ana Sabina Gherman

April 8th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Neural Representation of Unexpected Uncertainty during Value-Based Decision Making
Elsa Fouragnan

April 1st 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Tracking the dynamic representation of a complex visual scene using Bubbles
Robin Ince

March 11th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
To be announced
Rachael E. Jack

March 4th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Systems Responding to Degrees of Uncertainty in Human Decision-Making
Emanuele De Luca

February 18th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural dynamics of reward probability coding: a Magnetoencephalographic study in humans

February 11th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Model-Based Influences on Humans’ Choices and Striatal Prediction Errors
Filippo Queirazza

February 4th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Predicting Perceptual Decision Biases from Early Brain Activity
Ana Sabina Gherman

January 28th 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dissociating the Role of the Orbitofrontal Cortex and the Striatum in the Computation of Goal Values and Prediction Errors
Elsa Fouragnan

January 21st 2014 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Learning Optimizes Decision Templates in the Human Visual Cortex
Jessica Ana Diaz

December 10th 2013 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Correlates of Anticipation Risk Reflect Risk Preferences
Emanuele De Luca

December 3rd 2013 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Category-dependent and category-independent goal- value codes in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex
Marios Philiastides

November 26th 2013 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dopamine neurons learn to encode the long-term value of multiple future rewards
Filippo Queirazza

November 19th 2013 12PM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Expected value and prediction error abnormalities in depression and schizophrenia
Jessica Ana Diaz

November 12th 2013 9AM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Preferential encoding of visual categories in parietal cortex compared with prefrontal cortex
Ana Sabina Gherman

November 5th 2013 9AM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Reduced neural tracking of prediction error in substance dependent individuals

October 29th 2013 9AM
Location: Meeting Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Two types of dopamine neuron distinctly convey positive and negative motivational signals
Elsa Fouragnan