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V. Muralidharan, A.R. Aron, & R. Schmidt (2021). Transient beta modulates decision thresholds during human action-stopping. bioRxiv.

M. M. Nejad, S. Rotter, & R. Schmidt (2021). Basal ganglia and cortical control of thalamic rebound spikes. European Journal of Neuroscience 54: 4295-4313.

L.J. Speers, K. R. Cheyne, E. Cavani, T. Hayward, R. Schmidt, & D. K. Bilkey (2021). Hippocampal sequencing mechanisms are disrupted in a maternal immune activation model of schizophrenia risk. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(32), 6954-6965.

B. M. Gu, R. Schmidt, & J. D. Berke (2020). Globus pallidus dynamics reveal covert strategies for behavioral inhibition. Elife 9, e57215.

L. Aquili, E. M. Bowman, & R. Schmidt (2020). Occasion setters determine responses of putative DA neurons to discriminative stimuli. Neurobiology of learning and memory 173, 107270.

A. Aron, R. Ivry, K. Jeffrey, R. Poldrack, R. Schmidt, C. Summerfield, & A. E. Urai (2020). How can neuroscientists respond to the climate emergency? Neuron 106 (1) 17-20.

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.

R. Schmidt, M. Ruiz, B. Kilavik, M. Lundqvist, P. Starr and A.R. Aron (2019). Beta Oscillations in Working Memory, Executive Control of Movement and Thought, and Sensorimotor Function. Journal of Neuroscience .

B.S. Porter, R. Schmidt and D.K. Bilkey (2018). Hippocampal place cell encoding of sloping terrain. Hippocampus 28 (11), 767-782.

A. Mirzaei, A. Kumar, D.K. Leventhal, N.M. Mallet, A. Aertsen, J.D. Berke and R. Schmidt (2017). Sensorimotor Processing In The Basal Ganglia Leads To Transient Beta Oscillations During Behavior. Journal of  Neuroscience 37: 1120-11232.  [PDF]

R. Schmidt and J.D. Berke (2017). A Pause-then-Cancel model of Stopping: Evidence from Basal Ganglia Neurophysiology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 372: 20160202.

N.M. Mallet*, R. Schmidt*, D. Leventhal, F. Chen, N. Amer, T. Boraud and J.D. Berke (2016). Arkypallidal cells send a stop signal to striatumNeuron 89: 1-9. See also: [Preview] [Hot Topic]

A.A. Hamid, J.R. Pettibone, O.S. Mabrouk, V.L. Hetrick, R. Schmidt, C.M. Vander Weele, R.T. Kennedy, B.J. Aragona and J.D. Berke (2016). Mesolimbic dopamine signals the value of work. Nature Neuroscience 19: 117-126. See also: [News and Views]

A. Gittis, J.D. Berke, M.D. Bevan, C.S. Chan, N.M. Mallet, M.M. Morrow and R. Schmidt (2014). New roles for the external globus pallidus in basal ganglia circuits and behavior. Journal of  Neuroscience 34: 15178-15183. [PDF]

V. Puig, J. Rose, R. Schmidt and N. Freund (2014). Dopamine modulation of learning and memory in the prefrontal cortex: insights from studies in primates, rodents, and birds. Frontiers in Neural Circuits 8: 93. [PDF]

J. Jaramillo, R. Schmidt and R. Kempter (2014). Modeling inheritance of phase precession in the hippocampal formation. Journal of Neuroscience 34: 7715-7731. [PDF]

R. Schmidt, D.K. Leventhal, N. Mallet, F. Chen and J.D. Berke (2013). Canceling actions involves a race between basal ganglia pathways. Nature Neuroscience 16: 1118-1124. [PDF] See also: [Research highlight] [Hot topic] [Forum]

R. Kempter, C. Leibold, G. Buzsaki, K. Diba and R. Schmidt (2012). Quantifying circular-linear associations: Hippocampal Phase Precession. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 207: 113-124. [PDF]

D.K. Leventhal, G.J. Gage, R. Schmidt, J.R. Pettibone, A.C. Case and J.D. Berke (2012). Basal ganglia beta oscillations accompany cue utilization. Neuron 73: 523-536. [PDF]

M.A. Belluscio, K. Mizuseki, R. Schmidt, R. Kempter and G. Buzsaki (2012). Cross-frequency phase-phase coupling between theta and gamma oscillations in the hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience 32(2):423-435. [PDF]

G. Morris, R. Schmidt and H. Bergman (2010). Striatal action-learning based on dopamine concentration. Experimental Brain Research 200: 307-317. [PDF]

R. Schmidt, K. Diba, C. Leibold, D. Schmitz, G. Buzsaki and R. Kempter (2009). Single-trial phase precession in the hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 13232-13241. [PDF]

J. Rose, R. Schmidt, M. Grabemann and O. Gunturkun (2009). Theory meets pigeons: The influence of reward-magnitude on discrimination-learning. Behavioural Brain Research 198(1): 125-129. [PDF]

E.H. Hagen, R.J. Sullivan, R. Schmidt, G. Morris, R. Kempter and P. Hammerstein (2009). Ecology and neurobiology of toxin avoidance and the paradox of drug reward. Neuroscience 160: 69-84. [PDF]

W.-X. Pan, R. Schmidt, J.R. Wickens and B.I. Hyland (2008). Tripartite mechanism of extinction suggested by dopamine neuron activity and temporal difference model. Journal of Neuroscience 28(39): 9619-9631. [PDF]

C. Leibold, A. Gundlfinger, R. Schmidt, K. Thurley, D. Schmitz and R. Kempter (2008). Temporal compression mediated by short-term synaptic plasticity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105(11): 4417-4422. [PDF]

W.-X. Pan, R. Schmidt, J.R.Wickens and B.I. Hyland (2005). Dopamine cells respond to predicted events during classical conditioning: Evidence for eligibility traces in the reward-learning network. Journal of Neuroscience 25(26): 6235-6242. [PDF]


R. Schmidt (2017). Die Rolle der Basalganglien beim Unterdrücken von Handlungsimpulsen. In: Walkowiak W, Erber-Schropp JM, editors. Planen und Handeln, 29-44. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.

R. Schmidt (2014). How Does the Brain Memorize a Sequence of Events? Atomium Culture (Scientific communication platform), El Pais and Il Sole 24 Ore (newspapers).

J. Rose and R. Schmidt (2012). Models of discrimination learning. In Norbert M. Seel (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning : 1013-1015, Springer, US.

R. Schmidt, G. Morris, E.H. Hagen, R.J. Sullivan, P. Hammerstein and R. Kempter (2009). The dopamine puzzle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106(27): E75.