Category: Announcements

Prospective Ph.D. students

September 21st, 2022 in Announcements

Information for prospective Ph.D. students applying in the 2022–23 admissions cycle can be found on the Opportunities page!

Presentations at RLDM and Cog Sci 2022

August 31st, 2022 in Announcements

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.
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.
Extended Abstract

Preprint on adaptive learning

March 4th, 2022 in Announcements

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.

Poster at OHBM 2020

June 26th, 2020 in Announcements

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’s talk at VSS 2020

June 26th, 2020 in Announcements

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!

New paper in Memory & Cognition by Stuart Babcock and colleagues

December 20th, 2019 in Announcements

Time-conjunctive representations of future events.

New paper in NeuroImage by Claudio Toro-Serey and colleagues

November 10th, 2019 in Announcements

Spectral partitioning identifies individual heterogeneity in the functional network topography of ventral and anterior medial prefrontal cortex.

New preprint: Eye movements reflect adaptive predictions and predictive precision

July 19th, 2019 in Announcements

Bakst, L. & McGuire, J.T. (2019). Eye movements reflect adaptive predictions and predictive precision. PsyArXiv preprint. doi:10.31234/

New preprint: Time-conjunctive representations of future events.

May 28th, 2019 in Announcements

Babcock S., Howard M.W., & McGuire J.T. (2019). Time-conjunctive representations of future events. PsyArXiv preprint.

Leah Bakst awarded an NSF fellowship

October 22nd, 2018 in Announcements

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."