Research in our lab focuses on the neural and computational processes underlying reinforcement learning and decision-making. We study the ongoing day-to-day processes by which we learn from trial and error, without explicit instructions, to predict future events and to act upon the environment so as to maximize reward and minimize punishment. [read more]


May 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Eran Eldar, MD, PhD, for earning his second doctorate! Good luck at your new position as a Research Fellow at UCL!

September 2014: Congratulations to Yuan Chang Leong for starting graduate school at Stanford!

September 2014: Congratulations to Bob Wilson for getting a faculty position at University of Arizona, Tuscon. Good luck with your new lab starting January 2015!

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