2018-2019

Kathryn Biernacki – Decision-making impairment in long-term opioid users

Rivka Cohen – A learning and memory model of major depression

Sarah Yip – Connectome-based prediction of substance-use

Guillermo Horga – Deficient belief updating as a convergent computational mechanism of psychosis

Xiaosi Gu – The social brain: how we detect norms and influence others

Akram Bakkour – How does memory guide decisions: implications for psychiatry

David Hsu – The Need to Belong and Depression: A View from the Brain

Leor Hackel – Instrumental learning in social interaction

Evan Kleiman – How can new technology help us better understand suicidal thoughts and behaviors?

Jay Singh – Psychiatry & Violence: Biological & Psychosocial Assessment

Joe Kable – The depressed decision-maker

 

2017-2018

Emanuel Bubl – Vision in psychiatric disorders

Travis Baker – Optimizing multi-modal neuroimaging methods to examine and improve reward functioning in addiction

Jordan Hamm – Unreliable neocortical ensemble activity in pharmacological and genetic mouse models supports an attractor pathophysiology of schizophrenia

Philipp Sterzer – Predictions, perception, and psychosis

Phil Corlett – Beliefs and the Brain: Computational Mechanisms of Hallucinations and Delusions

Ida Momennejad – Selective spread of activation restructures memory: Toward a computational account of memory disorders and cognitive therapy

Douglas Munoz – A brain circuit for pupil orienting responses: implications for cognitive modulation of pupil size

Avram Holmes – From molecules to madness: identifying network-level signatures of psychiatric illness risk

Bart Krekelberg – Neuromodulation by transcranial alternating current stimulation: myths and mechanisms

Alex Dombrovski – Selective information maintenance and the exploration/exploitation dilemma: adaptive behavior and borderline personality disorder

Katy Thakkar – Visuomotor Prediction Abnormalities in the Schizophrenia Spectrum

Guillermo Sapiro – Democratizing Developmental and Mental Health: All You Need is a Smart Phone – An Autism Study Example

Robb Rutledge – A computational and neural model for mood dynamics

 

2016-2017

Yuli Fradkin – The relationship of impulsivity and cortical thickness in depressed and non-depressed adolescents

Peter Uhlhaas – Oscillations and Neuronal Dynamics in Schizophrenia: The Search for Basic Symptoms and Translational Opportunities

Quentin Huys – Where to put emotions in RL?

Deepu Murty – Mesolimbic-hippocampal interactions support adaptive and maladaptive behavior

Manfred Spitzer – Digital Dementia – risks and side effects of digital media use in children and adolescents

Sam Wang – The Cerebellum, Sensitive Periods, and Autism

Ken Norman – How do retrieval dynamics drive learning? Insights from fMRI and computational models

Eileen Kowler – Show me, don’t tell me: The role of cues, past experience, and beliefs in the generation of anticipatory eye movements

Rita Goldstein – Neuroimaging in drug addiction: an eye towards intervention purposes

Sabine Kastner – Neural dynamics of the primate attention network

Jordan Taylor – Taking aim at the cognitive side of motor learning

Anna Konova – Addiction states as dynamic changes in valuation

Prantik Kundu – Functional MRI of Thalamocortical and Arousal Circuitry Using Multi-Band Multi-Echo EPI

 

2015-2016

Steve Silverstein – Disorganization in Schizophrenia: Convergence of Clinical and Experimental Data with Information Theory and Neurobiology

Susan Murphy (U Michigan) – Why/When might variation in treatment be therapeutic?

Yael Niv – DYT1 dystonia increases risk taking in humans (including a short primer on reinforcement learning)

Brian Keane – Visual disturbances as a window into schizophrenia

Nathaniel Daw – Evaluation of overall environmental quality: theory, experiments and potential applications to mood disorders

Liz Torres – Towards Precision Psychiatry: Statistical Platform for the Personalized Characterization of Natural Behaviors

Megan deBettencourt – Externalizing internal mental states to train sustained attention behavior

Nico Schuck – Mapping cognitive states in learning & decision-making

Angela Radulescu – Learning, attention and cognitive aging: computational perspectives

Molly Erickson – Mechanisms of visual working memory impairment in schizophrenia

Peter Hitchcock – Malfunction and bounded rationality views of psychopathology

Eran Eldar – The role of mood in reward learning: function and dysfunction

Jared Van Snellenberg – When Working Memory Isn’t Working: Potential Biomarkers of Capacity and Mechanisms of Impairment in Schizophrenia