Our Publications

Here are some of our most recent publications.


Charpentier, C. J., Wu, Q., Min, S., Ding, W., Cockburn, J., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2023). Heterogeneity in strategy use during arbitration between experiential and observational learning.

van Timmeren, T., O'Doherty, J. P., Dzinalija, N., & de Wit, S. (2023). Can the Brain Strategically Go on Automatic Pilot? A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study Investigating the Effect of If-Then Planning on Behavioral Flexibility. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 1-19.

Aquino, T. G., Cockburn, J., Mamelak, A. N., Rutishauser, U., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2023). Neurons in human pre-supplementary motor area encode key computations for value-based choice. Nature Human Behaviour, 1-16.

Aquino, T. G., Courellis, H. S., Mamelak, A., Rutishauser, U., & O'Doherty, J. (2023). Encoding of predictive associations in human prefrontal and medial temporal neurons during Pavlovian conditioning. bioRxiv, 2023-02.

Iigaya, K., Yi, S., Wahle, I. A., Tanwisuth, S., Cross, L., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2023). Neural mechanisms underlying the hierarchical construction of perceived aesthetic value. Nature Communications, 14(1), 127.

Man, V., Cockburn, J., Flouty, O., Gander, P. E., Sawada, M., Kovach, C. K., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Howard III, M.A., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2023). Temporally organized representations of reward and risk in the human brain. bioRxiv, 2023-05.

Pool, E. R., Pauli, W. M., Cross, L., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2023). Neural substrates of parallel devaluation-sensitive and devaluation-insensitive Pavlovian learning in humans. bioRxiv, 2023-01.


Murray, S.B., Zbozinek, T.D., Craske, M., Tadayonnejad, R., Strober, M., Bari, A.A., O’Doherty, J.P. and Feusner, J.D. (2022). Neural, physiological, and psychological markers of appetitive conditioning in anorexia nervosa: a study protocol. Journal of eating disorders, 10(1), pp.1-11.

Colas, J.T., Dundon, N.M., Gerraty, R.T., Saragosa‐Harris, N.M., Szymula, K.P., Tanwisuth, K., Tyszka, J.M., van Geen, C., Ju, H., Toga, A.W. and Gold, J.I. (2022). Reinforcement learning with associative or discriminative generalization across states and actions: fMRI at 3 T and 7 T. Human Brain Mapping.

Cockburn, J., Man, V., Cunningham, W.A. and O’Doherty, J.P. (2022). Novelty and uncertainty regulate the balance between exploration and exploitation through distinct mechanisms in the human brain. Neuron.

Seok, D., Tadayonnejad, R., Wong, W.W., O'Neill, J., Cockburn, J., Bari, A.A., O'Doherty, J.P. and Feusner, J.D. (2022). Neurocircuit dynamics of arbitration between decision-making strategies across obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. NeuroImage: Clinical, p.103073.

Charpentier, C., Wu, Q., Oh, S., Feusner, J., Tadayonnejad, R., Cockburn, J., & O'Doherty, J. (2022). P150. Computational Characterization of Social Inference Deficits Associated With Autism Traits During Observational Learning. Biological Psychiatry, 91(9), S147.

(PREPRINT) Nussenbaum, K., Martin, R.E., Maulhardt, S., Yang, Y.J., Bizzell-Hatcher, G., Bhatt, N., Scheuplein, M., Rosenbaum, G., O'Doherty, J.P., Cockburn, J. and Hartley, C. (2022). Novelty and uncertainty differentially drive exploration across development.

Averbeck, B., O’Doherty, J.P. (2022). Reinforcement-learning in fronto-striatal circuits. Neuropsychopharmacol. 47, 147–162.

Pool E.R., Gera R., Fransen A., Perez O., Cremer A., Aleksic M., Tanwisuth S., Quail S., Ceceli A., Manfredi D.A., Nave G., Tricomi E., Balleine B., Schonberg T., Schwabe L., O'Doherty J.P. (2022). Determining the effects of training duration on the behavioral expression of habitual control in humans: a multilaboratory investigation. Learning & Memory 29 (1).


Iigaya K., O'Doherty J.P. (2021). Toward a Computational Understanding of Neuroaesthetics. Brain, Beauty, and Art: Essays Bringing Neuroaesthetics Into Focus, Chapter Chapter 26. United States: Oxford University Press.

O'Doherty J.P., Dolan, R. (2021). Facial Beauty and the Medial Orbitofrontal Cortex. Brain, Beauty, and Art: Essays Bringing Neuroaesthetics Into Focus, Chapter 26. United States: Oxford University Press.

O'Doherty J.P., Rutishauser U., Iigaya, K. (2021). The hierarchical construction of value. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, Volume 41, Pages 71-77.

Caroline J Charpentier, Paul Faulkner, Eva R Pool, Verena Ly, Marieke S Tollenaar, Lisa M Kluen, Aniek Fransen, Yumeya Yamamori, Níall Lally, Anahit Mkrtchian, Vincent Valton, Quentin J M Huys, Ioannis Sarigiannidis, Kelly A Morrow, Valentina Krenz, Felix Kalbe, Anna Cremer, Gundula Zerbes, Franziska M Kausche, Nadine Wanke, Alessio Giarrizzo, Erdem Pulcu, Susannah Murphy, Alexander Kaltenboeck, Michael Browning, Lynn K Paul, Roshan Cools, Karin Roelofs, Luiz Pessoa, Catherine J Harmer, Henry W Chase, Christian Grillon, Lars Schwabe, Jonathan P Roiser, Oliver J Robinson, John P O’Doherty, How representative are neuroimaging samples? Large-scale evidence for trait anxiety differences between fMRI and behaviour-only research participants, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Volume 16, Issue 10, October 2021, Pages 1057–1070.

Tadayonnejad R., Pizzagalli F., Murray S.B., Pauli W.M., Conde G., Bari A.A., Strober M., O'Doherty J.P., Feusner J.D. (2021). White matter tracts characteristics in habitual decision-making circuit underlie ritual behaviors in anorexia nervosa. Sci Rep 11, 15980

Iigaya, K., Yi, S., Wahle, I. A., Tanwisuth, K., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2021). Aesthetic preference for art can be predicted from a mixture of low- and high-level visual features. Nat Hum Behav 5, 743–755.

O'Doherty, J. P., Lee, S., Tadayonnejad, R., Cockburn, J., Iigaya, K., Charpentier, C. J. (2021). Why and how the brain weights contributions from a mixture of experts. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 123, 2021, Pages 14-23, ISSN 0149-7634.

Bossaerts P., Suzuki S., O’Doherty J.P. (2021). Perception of intentionality in investor attitudes towards financial risks. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, Volume 23.

Cross L., Cockburn J., Yue Y., O'Doherty J.P. (2021) Using deep reinforcement learning to reveal how the brain encodes abstract state-space representations in high-dimensional environments. Neuron 109 (4).

Charpentier C.J., O’Doherty J.P. (2021) Computational Approaches to Mentalizing During Observational Learning and Strategic Social Interactions. In: Gilead M., Ochsner K.N. (eds) The Neural Basis of Mentalizing. Springer, Cham.

Iigaya, K., O’Doherty, J. P. Starr, G. G. (2021). Progress and Promise in Neuroaesthetics. Neuron 108 (4).


Aquino, T. G., Minxha, J., Dunne, S., Ross, I. B., Mamelak, A. N., Rutishauser, U., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2020). Value-related neuronal responses in the human amygdala during observational learning. Journal of Neuroscience 40 (24), 4761-4772.

Iigaya, K., Hauser, T., Kurth-Nelson, Z., O’Doherty, J., Dayan, P., & Dolan, R. (2020). The value of what’s to come: neural mechanisms coupling prediction error and reward anticipation. Science Advances 6 (25), eaba3828.

Charpentier, C. J., Iigaya, K., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2020). A Neuro-computational account of arbitration between imitation and emulation during human observational learning. Neuron 106 (4).

Suzuki, S., & O’Doherty, J. (2020). Breaking human social decision making into multiple components and then putting them together again. Cortex 127, 221-230.

(PRERPINT) Qi, S., Cross, L., Wise, T., O'Doherty, J. P., & Mobbs, D. (2020). The Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex in Spatial Margin of Safety Calculations. BioRxiv, 2020.06.05.137075.


Weissengruber, S., Lee, S. W., O’Doherty, J. P., Ruff, C. C., & Wan, S. (2019). Neurostimulation Reveals Context-Dependent Arbitration Between Model-Based and Model-Free Reinforcement Learning. Cerebral Cortex 29 (11), 4850-4862.

Bossaerts, P., Suzuki, S., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2019). Perception of intentionality in investor attitudes towards financial risks. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 23, 189–197.

Tanaka, S., O’Doherty, J. P., & Sakagami, M. (2019). The cost of obtaining rewards enhances the reward prediction error signal of midbrain dopamine neurons. Nature communications 10 (1), 1-13.

Iigaya, K., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2019). Hippocampus Is What Happens while You’re Busy Making Other Plans. Neuron, Vol. 102, pp. 517–519.

Pauli, W. M., Gentile, G., Collette, S., Tyszka, J. M., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2019). Evidence for model-based encoding of Pavlovian contingencies in the human brain. Nature communications 10 (1), 1-11.

Pool, E. R., Pauli, W. M., Kress, C. S., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2019). Behavioural evidence for parallel outcome-sensitive and outcome-insensitive Pavlovian learning systems in humans. Nature Human Behaviour, 3(3), 284–296.

Reiter, A. M. F., Suzuki, S., O'Doherty, J. P., Li, S.-C., & Eppinger, B. (2019). Risk contagion by peers affects learning and decision-making in adolescents. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(9), 1494–1504.

Kim, D., Park, G. Y., O′Doherty, J. P., & Lee, S. W. (2019). Task complexity interacts with state-space uncertainty in the arbitration between model-based and model-free learning. Nature Communications, 10(1), 1–14.

Van Well, S., O’Doherty, J. P., & Van Winden, F. (2019). Relief from incidental fear evokes exuberant risk taking. PLos ONE 14(1): e0211018.

Dunne, S., Chib, V. S., Berleant, J., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2019). Reappraisal of incentives ameliorates choking under pressure and is correlated with changes in the neural representations of incentives. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(1), 13–22.


Charpentier C. J., O’Doherty J. P. (2018). The application of computational models to social neuroscience: promises and pitfalls. Social Neuroscience, 13(6):637–647.

Chib, V. S., Adachi, R., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2018). Neural substrates of social facilitation effects on incentive-based performance. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(4), 391–403.

Pauli, W. M., Cockburn, J., Pool, E. R., Pérez, O. D., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2018). Computational approaches to habits in a model-free world. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 20, 104–109.

Trapp, S., O’Doherty, J. P., & Schwabe, L. (2018). Stressful Events as Teaching Signals for the Brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(6), 475–478.

Wang, O., Lee, S. W., O’Doherty, J., Seymour, B., & Yoshida, W. (2018). Model-based and model-free pain avoidance learning. Brain and Neuroscience Advances, 2, 239821281877296.


Colas, J. T., Pauli, W. M., Larsen, T., Tyszka, J. M., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2017). Distinct prediction errors in mesostriatal circuits of the human brain mediate learning about the values of both states and actions: evidence from high-resolution fMRI. PLoS computational biology (Vol. 13).

Collette, S., Pauli, W. M., Bossaerts, P., & Doherty, J. O. (2017). Neural computations underlying inverse reinforcement learning in the human brain, 1-20.

Hill, C. A., Suzuki, S., Polania, R., Moisa, M., O'Doherty, J. P., & Ruff, C. C. (2017). A causal account of the brain network computations underlying strategic social behavior. Nature Neuroscience, 20(8).

O'Doherty JP, Cockburn J, Pauli WM. Learning, Reward, and Decision Making. Annu Rev Psychol. 2017 Jan 3;68:73-100.

Reber, J., Feinstein, J. S., O'Doherty, J. P., Liljeholm, M., Adolphs, R., & Tranel, D. (2017). Selective impairment of goal-directed decision-making following lesions to the human ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Brain, 140(6), 1743-1756.

Suzuki, S., Cross, L., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2017). Elucidating the underlying components of food valuation in the human orbitofrontal cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 20.


Dreher JC, Dunne S, Pazderska A, Frodl T, Nolan JJ, O'Doherty JP. Testosterone causes both prosocial and antisocial status-enhancing behaviors in human males.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 11;113(41):11633-11638.

Dunne S, D'Souza A, O'Doherty JP. The involvement of model-based but not model-free learning signals during observational reward learning in the absence of choice. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Jun 1;115(6):3195-203

Suzuki S, Jensen EL, Bossaerts P, O'Doherty JP. Behavioral contagion during learning about another agent's risk-preferences acts on the neural representation of decision-risk. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Apr 5;113(14):3755-60.


D Marković, J Gläscher, P Bossaerts, J O’Doherty, SJ Kiebel (2015). Modeling the evolution of beliefs using an attentional focus mechanism. PLoS Comput Biol 11 (10), e1004558.

Pauli WM, Larsen T, Collette S, Tyszka JM, Seymour B, O'Doherty JP.Distinct Contributions of Ventromedial and Dorsolateral Subregions of the Human Substantia Nigra to Appetitive and Aversive Learning. J. Neurosci. 2015 Oct 21;35(42):14220-33.

Lee SW, O'Doherty JP, Shimojo S. Neural computations mediating one-shot learning in the human brain. PLoS Biol. 2015 Apr 28;13(4):e1002137

Liljeholm M, Dunne S, O'Doherty JP. Differentiating neural systems mediating the acquisition vs. expression of goal-directed and habitual behavioral control. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 May;41(10):1358-71.

Suzuki S, Adachi R, Dunne S, Bossaerts P, O'Doherty JP. Neural mechanisms underlying human consensus decision-making. Neuron. 2015 Apr 22;86(2):591-602.

McNamee D, Liljeholm M, Zika O, O'Doherty JP. Characterizing the associative content of brain structures involved in habitual and goal-directed actions in humans: a multivariate FMRI study. J Neurosci. 2015 Mar 4;35(9):3764-71.


R. Wessel, J.P. O’Doherty, M.M. Berkebile, D. Linderman, A.R. Aron. Stimulus devaluation induced by stopping action. JEP:General, 2014 Dec;143(6):2316-29.

Chib VS, Shimojo S, O'Doherty JP. The effects of incentive framing on performance decrements for large monetary outcomes: behavioral and neural mechanisms. J Neurosci. 2014 Nov 5;34(45):14833-44.

Liljeholm, M., Dunne, S., and O'Doherty, J.P. Anterior Insula Activity Reflects the Effects of Intentionality on the Anticipation of Aversive Stimulation. J Neuroscience, 34(34):11339-11348.

O'Doherty, J.P. The problem with value. Neuroscience & Biobehav Rev, 43, 259-268

C Cooper, S Dunne, T Furey, JP O'Doherty. The Role of the Posterior Temporal and Medial Prefrontal Cortices in Mediating Learning from Romantic Interest and Rejection. Cerebral Cortex, 2014,  24 (9): 2502-2511.

RK Jessup, JP O'Doherty. Distinguishing informational from value‐related encoding of rewarding and punishing outcomes in the human brain. European Journal of Neuroscience 39 (11)

SW Lee, S Shimojo, JP O’Doherty. Neural Computations Underlying Arbitration between Model-Based and Model-free Learning Neuron 81 (3), 687-699


Boorman, JP O’Doherty, R Adolphs, A Rangel. The behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying the tracking of expertise. Neuron 80 (6), 1558-157.

B De Martino, JP O’Doherty, D Ray, P Bossaerts, C Camerer. In the mind of the market: Theory of mind biases value computation during financial bubbles. Neuron 79 (6), 1222-1231.

E Payzan-LeNestour, S Dunne, P Bossaerts, JP O’Doherty. The neural representation of unexpexted uncertainty during value-based decision making. Neuron 79 (1), 191-201.

SL Lim, JP O'Doherty, A Rangel. Stimulus Value Signals in Ventromedial PFC Reflect the Integration of Attribute Value Signals Computed in Fusiform Gyrus and Posterior Superior Temporal Gyrus. The Journal of Neuroscience 33 (20), 8729-8741.

Liljeholm, M., Wang, S., Zhang, J. and O'Doherty J. P. (2013). Neural Correlates of Divergence of Instrumental Probability Distributions. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(30) .

Dunne S., O'Doherty J. P. (2013). Insights from the application of computational neuroimaging to social neuroscience. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23 (3), 387-392.

Prévost C., McNamee D., Jessup R. K., Bossaerts P., O'Doherty J. P. (2013). Evidence for model-based  computations in the human amygdala during Pavlovian conditioning. PLoS Computational Biology, 9(2)

McNamee D., Rangel A., O'Doherty J. P. (2013). Category-dependent and category-independent goal-value codes in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 16(4), 479 - 485


Cooper J. C., Dunne S., Furey T., O'Doherty J.P. (2012). Dorsomedial prefrontal cortex mediates rapid evaluations predicting the outcome of romantic interactions. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(45), 15647-15656

Dunne S., O'Doherty J. P. (2012). Choosing for me or choosing for you: value in medial prefrontal cortex. Neuron, 75(6), 942 - 944

Liljeholm M., O'Doherty J. P. (2012). Contributions of the striatum to learning, motivation, and performance: an associative account. Trends in Cognitive Science, 16(9), 467 - 475

Liljeholm M., Molloy C. J., O'Doherty J. P.(2012). Dissociable brain systems mediate vicarious learning of stimulus-response and action-outcome contingencies. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(29), 9878-9886.

Kovach, C. K., Daw, N. D., Rudrauf, D., Tranel, D., O’Doherty, J. P. & Adolphs, R. (2012). Anterior Prefrontal Cortex Contributes to Action Selection through Tracking of Recent Reward Trends. The Journal of Neuroscience: The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 32(25), 8434-8442.

Prevost, C., Liljeholm, M., Tyszka, J. M., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2012). Neural Correlates of Specific and General Pavlovian-to-Instrumental Transfer within Human Amygdalar Subregions: A High-Resolution fMRI Study. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(24), 8383-8390.

Chib, V. S., De Martino, B., Shimojo, S., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2012). Neural mechanisms underlying paradoxical performance for monetary incentives are driven by loss aversion. Neuron, 74(3), 582-594.

O'Doherty, J. P. (2012). Beyond simple reinforcement learning: the computational neurobiology of reward-learning and valuation. The European Journal of Neuroscience, 35(7), 987-990.

Liljeholm, M., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2012). Anything you can do, you can do better: neural substrates of incentive-based performance enhancement. PLoS Biology, 10(2).

Niv, Y., Edlund, J.A., Dayan, P., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2012). Neural prediction errors reveal a risk-sensitive reinforcement-learning process in the human brain. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(2), 551-562.


  O'Doherty, J. P. (2011). Contributions of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex to goal-directed action selection. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1239, 118-129.

Hare, T. A., Schultz, W., Camerer, C. F., O'Doherty, J. P., & Rangel, A. (2011). Transformation of stimulus value signals into motor commands during simple choice. Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(44), 18120-18125.

Lim, S. L., O'Doherty, J. P., & Rangel, A. (2011). The decision value computations in the vmPFC and striatum use a relative value code that is guided by visual attention. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(37), 13214-13223.

Cooper, J. C., Dunne, S., Furey, T., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2011). Human dorsal striatum encodes prediction erors during observational learning of instrumental actions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(1), 106-118.

Wunderlich, K., Beiherholm, U. R., Bossaerts, P., & O'Doherty, J. P. (2011). The human prefrontal cortex mediates integration of potential causes behind observed outcomes. Journal of Neurophysiology, 106(3), 1558-1569

Prevost, C., McCabe, J. A., Jessup, R. K., Bossaerts, P., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2011). Differentiable contributions of human amygdalar subregions in the computations underlying reward and avoidance learning. European Journal of Neuroscience, 34(1), 134-145.

Jessup, R. K., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2011). Human Dorsal Striatal Activity during Choice Discriminates Reinforcement Learning Behavior from the Gambler’s Fallacy. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(17), 6296-6304.

Kim, H., Shimojo, S., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2011). Overlapping responses for the expectation of juice and money rewards in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y.: 1991), 21(4), 769-776.

Liljeholm, M., Tricomi, E., O’Doherty, J. P., & Balleine, B. W. (2011). Neural correlates of instrumental contingency learning: differential effects of action-reward conjunction and disjunction. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(7), 2474-2480.


Balleine, B.W. and O'Doherty, J.P. (2010). Human and rodent homologies in action control: Cortico-striatal determinants of goal-directed and habitual action, Neuropsychopharmacology, 35(1):48-69.

Bray, S., Shimojo, S., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2010). Human medial orbitofrontal cortex is recruited during experience of imagined and real rewards. Journal of Neurophysiology, 103(5), 2506-2512.

Gläscher, J., Daw, N., Dayan, P., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2010). States versus rewards: dissociable neural prediction error signals underlying model-based and model-free reinforcement learning. Neuron, 66(4), 585-595.

Plassmann, H., O’Doherty, J. P., & Rangel, A. (2010). Appetitive and aversive goal values are encoded in the medial orbitofrontal cortex at the time of decision making. The Journal of Neuroscience, 30(32), 10799-10808.

Schonberg, T., O'Doherty, J.P., Joel, D., Inzelberg, R., Segev, Y, Daw N.D. (2010). Selective impairment of prediction error signaling in human dorsolateral but not ventral striatum in Parkinson's disease patients: evidence from a model-based fMRI study, Neuroimage, 49(1):772-781.

Tricomi, E., Rangel, A., Camerer, C.F., & O’Doherty, J.P. (2010). Neural evidence for inequality-averse social preferences. Nature, 463(7284), 1089-1091.

Wunderlich, K., Rangel, A., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2010). Economic choices can be made using only stimulus values. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(34), 15005-15010.


Camus, M., Halelamien, N., Plassmann, H., Shimojo, S., O’Doherty, J., Camerer, C., & Rangel, A. (2009). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex decreases valuations during food choices. European Journal of Neuroscience, 30(10), 1980-1988.

Chib, V., Rangel, A., Shimojo, S., & O'Doherty, J.P. (2009). Evidence for a common representation of decision values for dissimilar goods in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex, Journal of Neuroscience, 29(39):12315-20

Gläscher, J., Hampton, A. N., & O’Doherty, J. P. (2009). Determining a Role for Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex in Encoding Action-Based Value Signals During Reward-Related Decision Making. Cerebral Cortex, 19(2), 483 -495.

obler, P.N., Christopoulos, G.I., O’Doherty, J.P., Dolan, R.J., & Schultz, W. (2009). Risk-dependent reward value signal in human prefrontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Tricomi, E., Balleine, BW., O'Doherty, J.P. (2009). A specific role for posterior dorsolateral striatum in human habit learning, European Journal of Neuroscience, 29(11):2225-2232.

Valentin, V., & O'Doherty, J.P. (2009). Overlapping prediction errors in dorsal striatum during instrumental learning with juice and money reward in the human brain, Journal of Neurophysiology, 102(6):3384-91

Wunderlich, K., Rangel, A., & O'Doherty, J.P. (2009). Neural computations underlying action-based decision making in the human brain, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 106(40):17199-17204


Bray, S., Rangel, A., Shimojo, S., Balleine, B., O'Doherty, J.P. (2008). The neural mechanisms underlying the influence of pavlovian cues on human decision making. Journal of Neuroscience, 28(22):5861-6.

Hampton, A.N., Bossaerts, P., O'Doherty, J.P. (2008). Neural correlates of mentalizing-related computations during strategic interactions in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci US A. 105(18):6741-6.

Hare, T.A., O'Doherty, J., Camerer, C.F., Schultz, W., Rangel, A. (2008). Dissociating the role of the orbitofrontal cortex and the striatum in the computation of goal values and prediction errors. Journal of Neuroscience 28(22):5623-30.

O'Doherty, J.P. and Bossaerts, P. (2008). Towards a mechanistic understanding of human decision making: contributions of functional neuroimaging. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17: 119-123

Plassmann, H., O'Doherty, J., Shiv, B., Rangel, A. (2008). Marketing actions can modulate neural representations of experienced pleasantness. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105(3):1050-4.

Tanaka, S., Balleine, B.W., & O'Doherty, J.P. (2008). Calculating consequences: Brain systems that encode the causal effects of actions. Journal of Neuroscience,28:6750-5.


Schonberg, T., Daw, N., Joel, D., & O'Doherty, J.P. (2007). Reinforcement Learning Signals in the Human Striatum Distinguish Learners from Nonlearners during Reward-Based Decision Making. Journal of Neuroscience, 27(47):12860-7.

Kim, H., Adolphs, R., O’Doherty, J. P., & Shimojo, S. (2007). Temporal isolation of neural processes underlying face preference decisions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(46), 18253 -18258.

Bray, S., Shimojo, S., O'Doherty, J.P. (2007). Direct instrumental conditioning of neural activity using functional magnetic resonance imaging-derived reward feedback. Journal of Neuroscience, 27(28):7498-507.

Valentin, V.V., Dickinson, A., O'Doherty, J.P. (2007). Determining the neural substrates of goal-directed learning in the human brain. Journal of Neuroscience 27(15):4019-26.

Plassmann, H., O'Doherty, J., Rangel, A. (2007). Orbitofrontal cortex encodes willingness to pay in everyday economic transactions. Journal of Neuroscience 27(37):9984-8.

O’Doherty, J. P. (2007). Lights, Camembert, Action! The Role of Human Orbitofrontal Cortex in Encoding Stimuli, Rewards, and Choices. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1121(1), 254-272.

Hampton, A.N., Adolphs, R., Tyszka, M.J., O'Doherty, J.P. (2007). Contributions of the amygdala to reward expectancy and choice signals in human prefrontal cortex. Neuron 16;55(4):545-55.

Murray, E.A., O'Doherty, J.P., Schoenbaum G. (2007). What we know and do not know about the functions of the orbitofrontal cortex after 20 years of cross-species studies. Journal of Neuroscience, 27(31):8166-9.

O'Doherty J.P, Hampton A, Kim H. (2007). Model-based fMRI and its application to reward learning and decision making. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1104:35-53.

Bray, S., O'Doherty, J. (2007). Neural coding of reward-prediction error signals during classical conditioning with attractive faces. J Neurophysiol. 97(4):3036-45