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2020

Dopamine transients do not act as model-free prediction errors during associative learning

Sharpe, M. J., Batchelor, H. M., Mueller, L. E., Yun Chang, C., Maes, E. J. P., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Dec 1 2020, In : Nature communications. 11, 1, 106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Erratum to Gershman and Niv (2012), Learning & Behavior, 40, 255-268

Gershman, S. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Learning and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intact reinforcement learning but impaired attentional control during multidimensional probabilistic learning in older adults

Daniel, R., Radulescu, A. & Niv, Y., Jan 29 2020, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 40, 5, p. 1084-1096 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward prediction errors create event boundaries in memory

Rouhani, N., Norman, K. A., Niv, Y. & Bornstein, A. M., Oct 2020, In : Cognition. 203, 104269.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2019

An Integrated Model of Action Selection: Distinct Modes of Cortical Control of Striatal Decision Making

Sharpe, M. J., Stalnaker, T., Schuck, N. W., Killcross, S., Schoenbaum, G. & Niv, Y., Jan 4 2019, In : Annual review of psychology. 70, p. 53-76 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

Complementary Task Structure Representations in Hippocampus and Orbitofrontal Cortex during an Odor Sequence Task

Zhou, J., Montesinos-Cartagena, M., Wikenheiser, A. M., Gardner, M. P. H., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Oct 21 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 20, p. 3402-3409.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Depressive symptoms bias the prediction-error enhancement of memory towards negative events in reinforcement learning

Rouhani, N. & Niv, Y., Aug 1 2019, In : Psychopharmacology. 236, 8, p. 2425-2435 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Gender and collaboration patterns in a temporal scientific authorship network

Bravo-Hermsdorff, G., Felso, V., Ray, E., Gunderson, L. M., Helander, M. E., Maria, J. & Niv, Y., Dec 1 2019, In : Applied Network Science. 4, 1, 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Holistic Reinforcement Learning: The Role of Structure and Attention

Radulescu, A., Niv, Y. & Ballard, I., Apr 2019, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 23, 4, p. 278-292 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Learning task-state representations

Niv, Y., Oct 1 2019, In : Nature neuroscience. 22, 10, p. 1544-1553 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Neural Signatures of Prediction Errors in a Decision-Making Task Are Modulated by Action Execution Failures

McDougle, S. D., Butcher, P. A., Parvin, D. E., Mushtaq, F., Niv, Y., Ivry, R. B. & Taylor, J. A., May 20 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 10, p. 1606-1613.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Rat Orbitofrontal Ensemble Activity Contains Multiplexed but Dissociable Representations of Value and Task Structure in an Odor Sequence Task

Zhou, J., Gardner, M. P. H., Stalnaker, T. A., Ramus, S. J., Wikenheiser, A. M., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Mar 18 2019, In : Current Biology. 29, 6, p. 897-907.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
Open Access
7 Scopus citations

Sequential replay of nonspatial task states in the human hippocampus

Schuck, N. W. & Niv, Y., Jun 28 2019, In : Science. 364, 6447, eaaw5181.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

State representation in mental illness

Radulescu, A. & Niv, Y., Apr 2019, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 55, p. 160-166 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The two cultures of computational psychiatry

Bennett, D., Silverstein, S. M. & Niv, Y., Jun 2019, In : JAMA Psychiatry. 76, 6, p. 563-564 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Scopus citations

Uncovering the ‘state’: Tracing the hidden state representations that structure learning and decision-making

Langdon, A. J., Song, M. & Niv, Y., Oct 2019, In : Behavioural Processes. 167, 103891.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2018

A state representation for reinforcement learning and decision-making in the orbitofrontal cortex

Schuck, N. W., Wilson, R. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2018, Goal-Directed Decision Making: Computations and Neural Circuits. Elsevier, p. 259-278 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Deep down, you are a scientist

Niv, Y., Apr 24 2018, Think Tank: Forty Neuroscientists Explore the Biological Roots of Human Experience. Yale University Press, p. 227-230 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dissociable effects of surprising rewards on learning and memory

Rouhani, N., Norman, K. A. & Niv, Y., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 44, 9, p. 1430-1443 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Erratum to: Dopamine transients are sufficient and necessary for acquisition of model-based associations (Nature Neuroscience, (2017), 20, 5, (735-742), 10.1038/nn.4538)

Sharpe, M. J., Chang, C. Y., Liu, M. A., Batchelor, H. M., Mueller, L. E., Jones, J. L., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Oct 1 2018, In : Nature neuroscience. 21, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Model-based predictions for dopamine

Langdon, A. J., Sharpe, M. J., Schoenbaum, G. & Niv, Y., Apr 2018, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 49, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations

Quantifying Humans’ Priors Over Graphical Representations of Tasks

Hermsdorff, G. B., Pereira, T. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2018, Springer Proceedings in Complexity. Springer, p. 281-290 10 p. (Springer Proceedings in Complexity).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Computational approaches to fMRI analysis

Cohen, J. D., Daw, N. D., Engelhardt Martin, B., Hasson, U., Li, K., Niv, Y., Norman, K. A., Pillow, J. W., Ramadge, P. J., Turk-Browne, N. & Willke, T. L., Feb 23 2017, In : Nature neuroscience. 20, 3, p. 304-313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

63 Scopus citations

Corrigendum: Interaction between emotional state and learning underlies mood instability

Eldar, E. & Niv, Y., Jan 3 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Does mental context drift or shift?

DuBrow, S., Rouhani, N., Niv, Y. & Norman, K. A., Oct 2017, In : Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 17, p. 141-146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

Dopamine transients are sufficient and necessary for acquisition of model-based associations

Sharpe, M. J., Chang, C. Y., Liu, M. A., Batchelor, H. M., Mueller, L. E., Jones, J. L., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., May 1 2017, In : Nature neuroscience. 20, 5, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Dynamic Interaction between Reinforcement Learning and Attention in Multidimensional Environments

Leong, Y. C., Radulescu, A., Daniel, R., DeWoskin, V. & Niv, Y., Jan 18 2017, In : Neuron. 93, 2, p. 451-463 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Erratum: Correction: The computational nature of memory modification (eLife (2017) 6 PII: e28693)

Gershman, S. J., Monfils, M. H., Norman, K. A. & Niv, Y., May 22 2017, In : eLife. 6

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Lateral Hypothalamic GABAergic Neurons Encode Reward Predictions that Are Relayed to the Ventral Tegmental Area to Regulate Learning

Sharpe, M. J., Marchant, N. J., Whitaker, L. R., Richie, C. T., Zhang, Y. J., Campbell, E. J., Koivula, P. P., Necarsulmer, J. C., Mejias-Aponte, C., Morales, M., Pickel, J., Smith, J. C., Niv, Y., Shaham, Y., Harvey, B. K. & Schoenbaum, G., Jul 24 2017, In : Current Biology. 27, 14, p. 2089-2100.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Reconsolidation-extinction interactions in fear memory attenuation: The role of inter-trial interval variability

Auchter, A., Cormack, L. K., Niv, Y., Gonzalez-Lima, F. & Monfils, M. H., Jan 24 2017, In : Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 11, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The computational nature of memory modification

Gershman, S. J., Monfils, M. H., Norman, K. A. & Niv, Y., Mar 15 2017, In : eLife. 6, e23763.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2016

A Bayesian method for reducing bias in neural representational similarity analysis

Cai, M. B., Schuck, N. W., Pillow, J. W. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2016, In : Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. p. 4958-4966 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

13 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

A probability distribution over latent causes, in the orbitofrontal cortex

Chan, S. C. Y., Niv, Y. & Norman, K. A., Jul 27 2016, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 36, 30, p. 7817-7828 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Do You See the Forest or the Tree? Neural Gain and Breadth Versus Focus in Perceptual Processing

Eldar, E., Niv, Y. & Cohen, J. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Psychological Science. 27, 12, p. 1632-1643 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

DYT1 dystonia increases risk taking in humans

Arkadir, D., Radulescu, A., Raymond, D., Lubarr, N., Bressman, S. B., Mazzoni, P. & Niv, Y., Jun 1 2016, In : eLife. 5, JUN2016, e14155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Human Orbitofrontal Cortex Represents a Cognitive Map of State Space

Schuck, N. W., Cai, M. B., Wilson, R. C. & Niv, Y., Sep 21 2016, In : Neuron. 91, 6, p. 1402-1412 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

114 Scopus citations

Mood as Representation of Momentum

Eldar, E., Rutledge, R. B., Dolan, R. J. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2016, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 20, 1, p. 15-24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

68 Scopus citations

Reinforcement learning with Marr

Niv, Y. & Langdon, A., Oct 1 2016, In : Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 11, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations

Temporal Specificity of Reward Prediction Errors Signaled by Putative Dopamine Neurons in Rat VTA Depends on Ventral Striatum

Takahashi, Y. K., Langdon, A. J., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Jul 6 2016, In : Neuron. 91, 1, p. 182-193 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

The effects of aging on the interaction between reinforcement learning and attention

Radulescu, A., Daniel, R. & Niv, Y., Nov 1 2016, In : Psychology and Aging. 31, 7, p. 747-757 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

A free-choice premium in the basal ganglia

Niv, Y., Langdon, A. & Radulescu, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 19, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

3 Scopus citations

Discovering latent causes in reinforcement learning

Gershman, S. J., Norman, K. A. & Niv, Y., Oct 1 2015, In : Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 5, p. 43-50 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

38 Scopus citations

How to divide and conquer the world, one step at a time

Daniel, R., Schuck, N. W. & Niv, Y., Mar 10 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 10, p. 2929-2930 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Scopus citations

Interaction between emotional state and learning underlies mood instability

Eldar, E. & Niv, Y., Jan 21 2015, In : Nature communications. 6, 6149.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Is Model Fitting Necessary for Model-Based fMRI?

Wilson, R. C. & Niv, Y., Jun 18 2015, In : PLoS computational biology. 11, 6, e1004237.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Novelty and Inductive Generalization in Human Reinforcement Learning

Gershman, S. J. & Niv, Y., Jul 1 2015, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 7, 3, p. 391-415 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Reinforcement learning in multidimensional environments relies on attention mechanisms

Niv, Y., Daniel, R., Geana, A., Gershman, S. J., Leong, Y. C., Radulescu, A. & Wilson, R. C., May 27 2015, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 21, p. 8145-8157 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

Rethinking Extinction

Dunsmoor, J. E., Niv, Y., Daw, N. & Phelps, E. A., Oct 7 2015, In : Neuron. 88, 1, p. 47-63 17 p., 12834.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

95 Scopus citations