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Research Output 2001 2019

2019
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Corpus Striatum
Decision Making
Prefrontal Cortex
Interneurons
Cholinergic Agents

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

Learning
Depression
Reward
Episodic Memory
Reinforcement (Psychology)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Holistic Reinforcement Learning: The Role of Structure and Attention

Radulescu, A., Niv, Y. & Ballard, I., Apr 1 2019, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 23, 4, p. 278-292 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Learning
Reinforcement (Psychology)

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

Reward
decision making
Decision Making
Decision making
prediction

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

Odors
Prefrontal Cortex
Rats
odors
rats
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Bayes Theorem
Bayesian Methods
Bayesian theory
activity pattern
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Hippocampus
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Task Performance and Analysis
Prefrontal Cortex
Rodentia

State representation in mental illness

Radulescu, A. & Niv, Y., Apr 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 55, p. 160-166 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Learning
Bipolar Disorder
Mental Disorders
Psychiatry
Schizophrenia
1 Citation (Scopus)

The two cultures of computational psychiatry

Bennett, D., Silverstein, S. M. & Niv, Y., Jun 1 2019, In : JAMA Psychiatry. 76, 6, p. 563-564 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Psychiatry

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

Langdon, A. J., Song, M. & Niv, Y., Oct 1 2019, In : Behavioural Processes. 167, 103891.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

decision making
Decision Making
learning
Learning
Cues
2018

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

7 Citations (Scopus)

Dissociable effects of surprising rewards on learning and memory

Rouhani, N., Norman, K. A. & Niv, Y., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 44, 9, p. 1430-1443 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
reward
Learning
learning
experiment

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

Neurosciences
Cues
Dopamine
Lasers
15 Citations (Scopus)

Model-based predictions for dopamine

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dopamine
Learning
Reward

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

Graphical Representation
Task Graph
Navigation
Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Graph in graph theory
2017
39 Citations (Scopus)

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

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Cognition
Joints
Brain

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

moods
learning
Learning
interactions
corrigendum
10 Citations (Scopus)

Does mental context drift or shift?

DuBrow, S., Rouhani, N., Niv, Y. & Norman, K. A., Oct 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 17, p. 141-146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Episodic Memory
41 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dopamine
Learning
Dopaminergic Neurons
Reward
Cues
39 Citations (Scopus)

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

Learning
Prefrontal Cortex
Reward
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Decision Making
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

Lateral Hypothalamic Area
GABAergic Neurons
Ventral Tegmental Area
hypothalamus
Reward
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Fear
Psychological Extinction
Random Allocation
Freezing
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Data storage equipment
Learning
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Imaging techniques
Covariance matrix
Brain
Signal to noise ratio
1 Citation (Scopus)
Automatic Data Processing
Norepinephrine
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Prefrontal Cortex
Episodic Memory
Uncertainty
Decision Making
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Neural Networks (Computer)
Pupil
Semantics
Forests
Recognition (Psychology)
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dystonia
Risk-Taking
Choice Behavior
Corpus Striatum
Long-Term Potentiation
72 Citations (Scopus)

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

Prefrontal Cortex
Neuroimaging
Task Performance and Analysis
Decision Making
47 Citations (Scopus)

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

Learning
Reward
Mood Disorders
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Dependency (Psychology)
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Posters
Reward
Learning
Brain
Reinforcement (Psychology)
38 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dopaminergic Neurons
Reward
Corpus Striatum
Ventral Striatum
Neurons
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Learning
Young Adult
Reward
Reinforcement (Psychology)
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Basal Ganglia
Reward
Decision Making
Learning
Neurons
29 Citations (Scopus)

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

Learning
Cues
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Conditioning (Psychology)
Brain
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Planning Techniques
34 Citations (Scopus)

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

moods
learning
Functional neuroimaging
positive feedback
Learning
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Model Fitting
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Learning
Model-based
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reinforcement learning
reinforcement
Learning
Learning algorithms
learning
85 Citations (Scopus)

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

Learning
Parietal Lobe
Basal Ganglia
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Brain
76 Citations (Scopus)

Rethinking Extinction

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Learning
Theoretical Models
Neurobiology
Neurosciences
Psychological Extinction
4 Citations (Scopus)

The State of the Orbitofrontal Cortex

Sharpe, M. J., Wikenheiser, A. M., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Jan 1 2015, In : Neuron. 88, 6, p. 1075-1077 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Prefrontal Cortex
Cues
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

Causal model comparison shows that human representation learning is not Bayesian

Geana, A. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Cold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology. 79, p. 161-168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Reinforcement learning
Task Performance and Analysis
Substrates
35 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining compound generalization in associative and causal learning through rational principles of dimensional generalization

Soto, F. A., Gershman, S. J. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Psychological Review. 121, 3, p. 526-558 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Generalization (Psychology)
Inhibition (Psychology)
39 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal Behavioral Hierarchy

Solway, A., Diuk, C., Córdova, N., Yee, D., Barto, A. G., Niv, Y. & Botvinick, M. M., Aug 14 2014, In : PLoS computational biology. 10, 8, e1003779.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human behavior
brain
Brain
experiment
Experiments
232 Citations (Scopus)

Orbitofrontal cortex as a cognitive map of task space

Wilson, R. C., Takahashi, Y. K., Schoenbaum, G. & Niv, Y., Jan 22 2014, In : Neuron. 81, 2, p. 267-279 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prefrontal Cortex
Learning
Reversal Learning
Ventral Tegmental Area
Dopaminergic Neurons
14 Citations (Scopus)

Statistical Computations Underlying the Dynamics of Memory Updating

Gershman, S. J., Radulescu, A., Norman, K. A. & Niv, Y., Nov 1 2014, In : PLoS computational biology. 10, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Updating
Data storage equipment
Kalman filter
Dynamic Environment
Kalman filters
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Divide and conquer: Hierarchical reinforcement learning and task decomposition in humans

Diuk, C., Schapiro, A., Córdova, N., Ribas-Fernandes, J., Niv, Y. & Botvinick, M., Jan 1 2013, Computational and Robotic Models of the Hierarchical Organization of Behavior. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 9783642398759. p. 271-291 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reinforcement learning
Decomposition
Brain
Animals
Neuroimaging
44 Citations (Scopus)

Gradual extinction prevents the return of fear: Implications for the discovery of state

Gershman, S. J., Jones, C. E., Norman, K. A., Monfils, M. H. & Niv, Y., Nov 18 2013, In : Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. NOV, 164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fear
Learning
Reinforcement Schedule
Psychological Extinction
Reinforcement (Psychology)
44 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical learning induces two simultaneous, but separable, prediction errors in human basal ganglia

Diuk, C., Tsai, K., Wallis, J., Botvinick, M. & Niv, Y., Mar 27 2013, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 33, 13, p. 5797-5805 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopaminergic Neurons
Basal Ganglia
Learning
Functional Neuroimaging
Ventral Tegmental Area