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Cognitive neuroscience of response control

We study how people control themselves. In experimental psychology, this is the field of “executive function” or “cognitive control”. More specifically, we study the control of (inappropriate) response tendencies. We design behavioral paradigms that try to mimic response control in more naturalistic settings. And we study the underlying brain systems using various imaging and stimulation methods in healthy volunteers as well as neurological patients, and more recently in mice.

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- 69 days ago

Instead of g for general intelligence, here is p for a general psychopathology - a putative factor underlying all d… https://t.co/OXBk4JnEIN

- 89 days ago

Fantastic interview with Jenni Cobb of Cambridge U on AI/machine-learning, the internet of things, the surveillance… https://t.co/zfXd2kVsQ3

- 161 days ago

Cautionary note on MVPA in PFC from @BadreLab https://t.co/sGPsqwXKFF

THE LATEST:

  • With collaborators in Toronto we published one of the first studies to use event-related stimulation of the basal ganglia during a higher level cognitive task.
  • Welcome to Ricci Hannah, from London, who has joined as a postdoc
  • Adam accepts a board editing role at eLife
  • The lab has been awarded an NIH R01 jointly with Dr Hnasko’s lab for human-mouse translational studies!
  • Join the San Diego Basal Ganglia Dinner Group 2018