Journal Club

6 December: Redmond O’Connell will present some preliminary data from an experiment examining whether the degree to which motor preparation signals exhibit decision formation dynamics depends on the requirement to translate decisions into immediate action.

22 November 2017: Elaine Corbett will present “The influence of evidence volatility on choice, reaction time and confidence in a perceptual decision” by Zylberberg et al. (2016)

25 October 2017: Ger Loughnane will present “Early evidence affects later decisions: ‘Why evidence accumulation is required to explain response time data” by Winkel et al. (2013)

30 August 2017: Ed Lalor will present some of his latest data

23 August 2017: Kieran will present part 3 of “A Competitive Interaction Theory of Attentional Selection and Decision Making in Brief, Multielement Displays” by Smith and Sewell (2013)

10 August 2017: Kieran Mohr will present part 2 of “A Competitive Interaction Theory of Attentional Selection and Decision Making in Brief, Multielement Displays” by Smith and Sewell (2013)

26 July 2017: Kieran Mohr will present “A Competitive Interaction Theory of Attentional Selection and Decision Making in Brief, Multielement Displays” by Smith and Sewell (2013)

28 June 2017: Wouter Rys will present “Mesolimbic confidence signals guide perceptual learning in the absence of external feedback by Guggenmos et al. (2016)

17 May 2017: Kevin Walsh will present “Neural markers of predictive coding under perceptual uncertainty revealed with Hierarchical Frequency Tagging” by Gordon et al. (2017)

8 March 2017: Ciara Devine will present “Perceptual learning alters post-sensory processing in human decision-making” by Diaz et al., (2016)

8 February 2017: John Egan will present “Multisensory Decision-Making in Rats and Humans” by Raposo et al. (2012)

25 January 2017: Claire Gillen  will present a pre publication manuscript “Metacognitive impairments extend perceptual decision making weaknesses in compulsivity” by Hauser et al. (2017, in press)

11 January 2017: Ger will present “Global gain modulation generates time-dependent urgency during perceptual choice in humans” by Murphy et al. (2016)

15 December 2016: Emmet will be presenting the paper – “Independent Causal Contributions of Alpha- and Beta-Band Oscillations during Movement Selection” – (Brinkman et al., 2016).

26th October 2016: Wouter will present Gherman & Philiastides’ (2015) paper “Neural representations of confidence emerge from the process of decision formation during perceptual choices.”

12th October 2016: Jess will introduce Heitz & Schall’s (2012) paper “Neural Mechanisms of Speed Accuracy Trade Off

28th September 2016: David will present Bell et al.’s 2016 paper “Encoding of Stimulus Probability in Macaque Inferior Temporal Cortex

13th July 2016: This week’s topic is Javadi et al’s 2015 paper, “Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Motor Cortex Biases Action Choice in a Perceptual Decision Task”, presented by Emmet.

23rd June 2016: John will present this week’s paper by Otto and Mamassian, 2012, “Noise and Correlations in Parallel Perceptual Decision Making”.

15th June 2016: Kivi will present this week’s paper by Noorbaloochi et al, 2015, “Payoff Information Biases a Fast Guess Process in Perceptual Decision Making under Deadline Pressure: Evidence from Behavior, Evoked Potentials, and Quantitative Model Comparison”.

8th June 2016: Wouter will be presenting a 2015 paper by Meyniel et al this week, “Confidence as Bayesian Probability: From Neural Origins to Behavior”.

27th April 2016: This week Emmet will be presenting Haith et al’s 2016 paper, “Independence of Movement Preparation and Movement Initiation”.

13th April 2016: This week we will be discussing Egner et al’s 2010 paper, “Expectation and Surprise Determine Neural Population Responses in the Ventral Visual Stream”, presented by Dave.

30th March 2016: Ciara will be presenting Carland et al’s 2015 paper, “Evidence against perfect integration of sensory information during perceptual decision making”.

16th March 2016: This week Wouter will be presenting van den Berg et al’s 2016 paper, “A common mechanism underlies changes of mind about decisions and confidence”. We will be joined this week by Professor Nick Yeung.

2nd March 2016: This week we’re discussing  Purcell and Kiani’s 2016 paper, “Neural Mechanisms of Post-error Adjustments of Decision Policy in Parietal Cortex”, presented by Redmond.

10th February 2016: This week Emmet will be presenting Helfrich et al’s 2014 paper, “Entrainment of Brain Oscillations by Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation”.

27th January 2016: This week we will be discussing Polanía et al’s 2014 paper, “Neural Oscillations and Synchronization Differentially Support Evidence Accumulation in Perceptual and Value-Based Decision Making”, presented by Ger.

13th January 2016: Our first journal club of the new year! This week we’ll be discussing Hanks et al’s 2014 paper “A neural mechanism of speed-accuracy trade-off in macaque area LIP”, presented by Natalie.

9th December 2015: This week’s paper will be presented by Adrien, who has suggested Silverstein et al’s 2014 paper “P3b, consciousness, and complex unconscious processing”.

25th November 2015: This week we will be discussing Uchida et al’s 2006 review paper, “Seeing at a glance, smelling in a whiff: rapid forms of perceptual decision making”, as suggested by Simon.

18th November 2015: This week’s discussion is on Hsu et al’s 2015 paper, “Distinctive Representation of Mispredicted and Unpredicted Prediction Errors in Human Electroencephalography”, which will be presented by Jess.

4th November 2015: This week Isabel will be presenting Flevaris and Murray’s 2015 paper, “Attention Determines Contextual Enhancement versus Suppression in Human Primary Visual Cortex”.

28th October 2015: Ger will present this week’s journal club on Carpenter et al’s 2009 paper, “A simple two-stage model predicts response time distributions”.

7th October 2015: This week Wouter will present Fleming et al’s 2015 paper, Action-Specific Disruption of Perceptual Confidence”.

30th September 2015: This week we will be discussing Petrov et al’s 2011 paper, “Dissociable perceptual-learning mechanisms revealed by diffusion-model analysis”, presented by Dave.

28th July 2015: This week Kivi will be presenting Mulder et al’s 2012 paper, “Bias in the Brain: A Diffusion Model Analysis of Prior Probability and Potential Payoff”.

22nd July 2015: Redmond will present this week’s paper, “Cortical information flow during flexible sensorimotor decisions”, by Siegel et al, 2015.