For list of past CCNP seminars along with past recordings, please go here. For an overview list of past seminar presenters and/or titles, please see below.

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Mor Nahum – September 13, 2023 – Ecological Momentary Assessment of Cognitive Control and Mood in Mental Health
Aaron Heller – September 27, 2023
John Purcell – October 11, 2023
Emma Herms – October 25, 2023 – Modeling Decision-Making in Schizophrenia: Associations Between Computationally Derived Risk Propensity and Self-Reported Risk Perception
Andrew Westbrook – November 8, 2023 – Neuromodulation and cognitive effort
Shirley Wang – November 15,2023
Roy Salomon – November 29, 2023
Nancy Lundin – December, 13, 2023


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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


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


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


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