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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.

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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

2019

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

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

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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
2018

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
2017

Corrigendum: Interaction between emotional state and learning underlies mood instability

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

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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.

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65 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

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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
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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114 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.

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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

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.

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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.

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112 Scopus citations
2014

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.

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3 Scopus citations

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

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

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38 Scopus citations

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

45 Scopus citations

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.

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281 Scopus citations

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

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19 Scopus citations
2013

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.

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57 Scopus citations

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.

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45 Scopus citations

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., Nov 2013, In : Journal of cognitive neuroscience. 25, 11, p. 1807-1823 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Perceptual estimation obeys Occam's razor

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

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20 Scopus citations

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.

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167 Scopus citations
2012

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

52 Scopus citations

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.

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50 Scopus citations

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.

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131 Scopus citations
2011

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.

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96 Scopus citations

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.

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153 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations

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.

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9 Scopus citations

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

140 Scopus citations
2010

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.

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154 Scopus citations
2009

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

282 Scopus citations

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

221 Scopus citations
2008

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

264 Scopus citations