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Stern, E., Welsh, R., Gonzalez, R., Fitzgerald, K., Abelson, J., & Taylor, S. (2013). Subjective uncertainty and limbic hyperactivation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Human Brain Mapping. 34, 1956-1970. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22038 …

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Brain differences in how obsessive-compulsive patients process uncertainty compared to controls

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Stern, E., Welsh, R., Gonzalez, R., Fitzgerald, K., Abelson, J., & Taylor, S. (2013). Subjective uncertainty and limbic hyperactivation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Human Brain Mapping. 34, 1956-1970. DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22038 …

How do emotions help us learn and decide?

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We developed a new paradigm where participants learn risky contingencies and then make decisions based on what they learned, all while in an MRI machine so BOLD can be measured …

Decisions to delay outcomes: The brain, subjective value and impulsivity

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This study uses fMRI and a delay discounting task to examine the role of impulsivity in how we make decisions about getting something sooner versus something better later.
Sripada, C., Gonzalez, …

How does the brain facilitate rumination and what is the relation to depression?

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This paper compares how depressed and healthy controls differ in their ability to forget information, particularly negative information, which may be a precursor for psychological processes such as rumination. There …

Generating ideas and innovation

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One of our first papers on design heuristics, tools that help one explore the design space. Here we show that design heuristics can be taught to novice students in a …