By Tobias H. Donner. I just got back from the 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Eye Movements Bridging Knowledge About Gaze Control Across Applications, Disorders, Levels and Species. I presented in the session Pupillometry as a Behavioral Indicator, along with
Urai AE, de Gee JW, Tsetsos K, Donner TH. (2019) Choice history biases subsequent evidence accumulation. eLife, 8:e46331. By Anne Urai & Tobias H. Donner To study the mechanisms of decision-making, researchers often treat individual decisions as isolated events. However,
Our lab is excited to launch a new video seminar series “Computational Cognitive Neuroscience”. The series will feature speakers who have made important contributions the field at different career stages. The seminar will start on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, with
We are currently recruiting new Research Assistants and students for MSc projects (6 months minimum) in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience. If you are interested please email an informal inquiry (with CV) to Tobias Donner.
We just published a lay summary of the Current Biology 2018 Report by Talluri et al on confirmation bias in Science Breaker.
Wonderful news: Kostis Tsetsos has launched his ERC Starting Grant at the UKE, remaining closely affiliated with our lab. Congrats, Kostis! He will soon be looking for postdocs and students, so stay tuned…
Within less than two days, Tom received two excellent news. He won the 2018 Best Paper Award of the SFB 936, for his 2018 paper in PLoS Biol on catecholaminergic modulation of perceptual and cortical variability. More importantly, he also
Anke and Bharath have just been awarded a 1-year Postdoc Transition Grant from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in order to continue their successful work on history effects in perceptual decision-making. Congrats, Anke & Bharath!
Confirmation bias through selective overweighting of choice-consistent evidence, Current Biology, 28, 1-8 (2018). By Bharath Chandra Talluri & Tobias Donner. Confirmation bias is the tendency to interpret new information such that it agrees with one’s pre-existing beliefs. This cognitive bias is
Task-evoked pupil responses reflect internal belief states, Scientific Reports (2018) By Olympia Colizoli, Jan Willem de Gee, Anne E. Urai & Tobias Donner Pupil diameter is a reliable marker of central arousal states and neuromodulatory responses. The pupil dilates whenever