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Papers and research supported in part or in whole by The Swartz Foundation

Iigaya, K., Yi, S., Wahle, I. A., Tanwisuth, K., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2021).
Aesthetic preference for art can be predicted from a mixture of low-and high-level visual features. Nature Human Behaviour, 1-13.

O’Doherty, J. P., Rutishauser, U., & Iigaya, K. (2021).
The hierarchical construction of value. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 41, 71-77.

O'Doherty, J. P., Lee, S., Tadayonnejad, R., Cockburn, J., Iigaya, K., & Charpentier, C. J. (2020).
Why and how the brain weights contributions from a mixture of experts. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 0149-7634.

Iigaya, K., O’Doherty, J. P., & Starr, G. G. (2020).
Progress and promise in neuroaesthetics. Neuron, 108(4), 594-596.

Iigaya, K., Hauser, T.U., Kurth-Nelson, Z., O’Doherty, J.P., Dayan, P.* and Dolan, R.J.* (2020).
The value of what’s to come: Neural mechanisms coupling prediction error and the utility of anticipation. Science Advances. 6(25), eaba3828.

Charpentier, C. J., Iigaya, K., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2020).
A Neuro-computational Account of Arbitration between Choice Imitation and Goal Emulation during Human Observational Learning. Neuron, 106(4), 687-699.

Iigaya, K., Ahmadian, Y., Sugrue, L., Corrado, G., Loewenstein, Y., Newsome, W. T., & Fusi, S. (2019).
Deviation from the matching law reflects an optimal strategy involving learning over multiple timescales. Nature communications, 10 (1), 1466.

Sakellaridi S, Christopoulos VN, Aflalo T, Pejsa KW, Rosario ER, Ouellette D, Pouratian N, Andersen RA. 2019.
Intrinsic variable learning for brain-machine interface control by human anterior intraparietal cortex, Neuron. 102, 694–705 PMID: 30853300, PMCID: PMC6922088

Qiao, M., Zhang, T., Segalin, C., Sam, S., Perona, P., and Meister, M. (2018).
Mouse Academy: high-throughput automated training and trial-by-trial behavioral analysis during learning. BioRxiv 467878.

Christopoulos VN, Kagan I, Andersen RA.
Lateral intraparietal area (LIP) is largely effector-specific in free-choice decisions, Scientific Reports (2018); 8(1):8611. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-26366-9.

Chang L, Bao P, Tsao DY.
The representation of colored objects in macaque color patches. Nature Communications 8, 2064, 2017

Chang L, Tsao DY.
The code for facial identity in the primate brain. Cell. 169, 1013-1028, 2017 doi.

Hong, W., Kennedy, A., Burgos-Artizzu, X. P., Zelikowsky, M., Navonne, S. G., Perona, P., & Anderson, D. J. (2015).
Automated measurement of mouse social behaviors using depth sensing, video tracking, and machine learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(38), E5351-E5360.

Christopoulos, N.,V. , Bonaiuto, J., Kagan., I., and Andersen, R.A., (2015).
Inactivation of Parietal Reach Region Affects Reaching But Not Saccade Choices in Internally Guided Decisions. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(33):11719-11728; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1068-15.2015

Christopoulos, V., Bonaiuto, J., Andersen, R.A. (2015).
A biologically plausible computational theory for value integration and action selection in decisions with competing alternatives. PLoS Comput Biol 11(3): e1004104. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004104

Kennedy, A., Asahina, K., Hoopfer, E., Inagaki, H., Jung, Y., Lee, H., Remedios, R., & Anderson, D. J. (2014).
Internal states and behavioral decision-making: toward an integration of emotion and cognition. In Cold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology (Vol. 79, pp. 199-210). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

Costas A Anastassiou, Rodrigo Perin, Henry Markram, Christof Koch. Ephaptic coupling of cortical neurons. Nature Neuroscience, 2011; 14 (2): 217 DOI: 10.1038/nn.2727. Available online at:


Kamran Diba, Christof Koch, Idan Segev. Spike propagation in dendrites with stochastic ion channels. J. Computational Neuroscience  20, 77-84 (2006)



Christof Koch and Klaus Hepp. The relation between quantum mechanics and higher brain functions: Lessons from quantum computation and neurobiology. Nature 440, 611 (30 March 2006); Published online 29 March 2006



Alexander Kraskov, Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, Leila Reddy, Itzhak Fried,
Christof Koch. Local field potentials and spikes in the human medial temporal lobe are selective to image category. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 19: 1-14 (2007)



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