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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)

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
2018
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
2017

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
45 Citations (Scopus)

Neural and psychological maturation of decision-making in adolescence and young adulthood.

Christakou, A., Gershman, S. J., Niv, Y., Simmons, A., Brammer, M. & Rubia, K., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of cognitive neuroscience. 25, 11, p. 1807-1823 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Psychology
Task Performance and Analysis
Gambling
Parietal Lobe
17 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptual estimation obeys Occam's razor

Gershman, S. J. & Niv, Y., Oct 16 2013, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 4, SEP, Article 623.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Color
Theoretical Models
Learning
152 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of neural gain on attention and learning

Eldar, E., Cohen, J. D. & Niv, Y., Aug 1 2013, In : Nature neuroscience. 16, 8, p. 1146-1153 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Locus Coeruleus
Brain
Pupil
Cluster Analysis
2012
45 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring a latent cause theory of classical conditioning

Gershman, S. J. & Niv, Y., Sep 1 2012, In : Learning and Behavior. 40, 3, p. 255-268 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Classical Conditioning
Cues
42 Citations (Scopus)

Inferring relevance in a changing world

Wilson, R. C. & Niv, Y., Jan 24 2012, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. JANUARY 2012, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
Learning
Brain
Task Performance and Analysis
Uncertainty
119 Citations (Scopus)

Neural prediction errors reveal a risk-sensitive reinforcement-learning process in the human brain

Niv, Y., Edlund, J. A., Dayan, P. & O'Doherty, J. P., Jan 11 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 2, p. 551-562 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Brain
Reward
Cues
Economic Models
2011
91 Citations (Scopus)

A Neural Signature of Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning

Ribas-Fernandes, J. J. F., Solway, A., Diuk, C., McGuire, J. T., Barto, A. G., Niv, Y. & Botvinick, M. M., Jul 28 2011, In : Neuron. 71, 2, p. 370-379 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Reward
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Neuroimaging
Research
143 Citations (Scopus)

Expectancy-related changes in firing of dopamine neurons depend on orbitofrontal cortex

Takahashi, Y. K., Roesch, M. R., Wilson, R. C., Toreson, K., O'Donnell, P., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Dec 1 2011, In : Nature Neuroscience. 14, 12, p. 1590-1597 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopaminergic Neurons
Prefrontal Cortex
Reward
Learning
9 Citations (Scopus)

On the value of information and other rewards

Niv, Y. & Chan, S., Sep 1 2011, In : Nature Neuroscience. 14, 9, p. 1095-1097 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Habenula
Reward
Cues
Neurons
Psychological Signal Detection
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of motivation on response rate: A hidden semi-Markov model analysis of behavioral dynamics

Eldar, E., Morris, G. & Niv, Y., Sep 30 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 201, 1, p. 251-261 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Neurosciences
Reward
Appointments and Schedules
Eating
129 Citations (Scopus)

Ventral striatum and orbitofrontal cortex are both required for model-based, but not model-free, reinforcement learning

McDannald, M. A., Lucantonio, F., Burke, K. A., Niv, Y. & Schoenbaum, G., Feb 16 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 31, 7, p. 2700-2705 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prefrontal Cortex
Reward
Learning
Cues
Reinforcement (Psychology)
2010
139 Citations (Scopus)

Context, Learning, and Extinction

Gershman, S. J., Blei, D. M. & Niv, Y., Jan 1 2010, In : Psychological Review. 117, 1, p. 197-209 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Causes
Paradigm
Manipulation
Extinction
2009
257 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchically organized behavior and its neural foundations: A reinforcement learning perspective

Botvinick, M. M., Niv, Y. & Barto, A. C., Dec 1 2009, In : Cognition. 113, 3, p. 262-280 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reinforcement
Learning
learning
Prefrontal Cortex
Psychological Models
202 Citations (Scopus)

Reinforcement learning in the brain

Niv, Y., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Mathematical Psychology. 53, 3, p. 139-154 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement learning
Reinforcement Learning
Brain
Learning
Decision making
2008
251 Citations (Scopus)

From fear to safety and back: Reversal of fear in the human brain

Schiller, D., Levy, I., Niv, Y., LeDoux, J. E. & Phelps, E. A., Nov 5 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 45, p. 11517-11525 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fear
Safety
Brain
Corpus Striatum
Dissociative Disorders
2007
534 Citations (Scopus)

Tonic dopamine: Opportunity costs and the control of response vigor

Niv, Y., Daw, N. D., Joel, D. & Dayan, P., Apr 1 2007, In : Psychopharmacology. 191, 3, p. 507-520 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost Control
Dopamine
Reward
Learning
Nucleus Accumbens
2006
142 Citations (Scopus)

A normative perspective on motivation

Niv, Y., Joel, D. & Dayan, P., Aug 1 2006, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 10, 8, p. 375-381 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Decision Making
184 Citations (Scopus)

The misbehavior of value and the discipline of the will

Dayan, P., Niv, Y., Seymour, B. & Daw, N. D., Oct 1 2006, In : Neural Networks. 19, 8, p. 1153-1160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement learning
Learning
Animals
Navigation
Operant Conditioning
2005
87 Citations (Scopus)

Dopamine, uncertainty and TD learning

Niv, Y., Duff, M. O. & Dayan, P. D., May 4 2005, In : Behavioral and Brain Functions. 1, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopaminergic Neurons
Reward
Uncertainty
Dopamine
Learning
1083 Citations (Scopus)

Uncertainty-based competition between prefrontal and dorsolateral striatal systems for behavioral control

Daw, N. D., Niv, Y. & Dayan, P., Dec 1 2005, In : Nature neuroscience. 8, 12, p. 1704-1711 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corpus Striatum
Negotiating
Prefrontal Cortex
Uncertainty
Learning