We study neural mechanisms underlying action control. Our focus is on computational models of neuronal activity and new algorithms for the analysis of electrophysiological data. The lab is in the Department of Psychology at the University of Sheffield. Find out more about our research here.
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Synergy of reinforcement learning and inhibitory control: From neuroscience to safety applications.
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- Gu, B. M., Schmidt, R., & Berke, J. D. (2020). Globus pallidus dynamics reveal covert strategies for behavioral inhibition. Elife 9, e57215.
- L. Hunger, A. Kumar and R. Schmidt (2020). Abundance compensates kinetics: Similar effect of dopamine signals on D1 and D2 receptor populations. Journal of Neuroscience 40 (14) 2868-2881.
Aron, A., Ivry, R., Jeffrey, K., Poldrack, R., Schmidt, R., Summerfield, C., & Urai, A. E. (2020). How can neuroscientists respond to the climate emergency? Neuron 106 (1) 17-20.