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Yixin Chen presented new findings on computational models of voluntary persistence at the Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making and Cognitive Science Society meetings in Summer 2022.
Chen, Y. & McGuire, J.T. (2022, June). RL with temporal representations captures phenotypes of adaptive persistence behavior. Poster at the 5th Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making, June 8–11, Providence, RI.
Poster and Extended Abstract
Chen Y., Fulford, D., & McGuire, J.T. (2022, July). Test-retest reliability of task-based measures of voluntary persistence. Flash Talk at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, July 27–30, Toronto, Canada.
Check out Leah Bakst's preprint presenting eye-tracking evidence for adaptive learning across statistical contexts.
Bakst, L., & McGuire, J.T. (2022). Experience-driven recalibration of learning from surprising events. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/3rh9a
The lab presented new findings on vmPFC organization at the virtual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping.
Individual-specific functional architecture and activation patterns in medial prefrontal cortex.
Claudio Toro-Serey, Yixin Chen, Lauren Sussman, Joseph T. McGuire
Leah Bakst presented new findings on brain representations of uncertainty in a talk at the virtual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society:
Dynamic spotlight model recovers the position but not the width of covert spatial attention.
Leah Bakst, Ilona Bloem, Joseph T. McGuire, and Sam Ling
View the talk here!
Bakst, L. & McGuire, J.T. (2019). Eye movements reflect adaptive predictions and predictive precision. PsyArXiv preprint. doi:10.31234/osf.io/gh7a5
Babcock S., Howard M.W., & McGuire J.T. (2019). Time-conjunctive representations of future events. PsyArXiv preprint. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/kha98
Congrats to lab postdoc Leah Bakst for being awarded an SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, for a project entitled "Eye Movements and the Dynamics of Adaptive Learning."