Christopher John Burke

Post-doctoral Researcher

+41 44 634 36 05

Institution : University of Zurich
Department : Department of Economics

NCCR position : Postdoc
NCCR PI : Ernst Fehr
NCCR most relevant publications
Burke, C. J., Baddeley, M., Tobler, P. N., & Schultz, W. (2016). Partial adaptation of obtained and observed value signals preserves information about gains and losses. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(39), 10016-10025.
Burke, C. J., Brünger, C., Kahnt, T., Park, S. Q., & Tobler, P. N. (2013). Neural integration of risk and effort costs by the frontal pole: only upon request. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(4), 1706-1713.
Burke, C. J., & Tobler, P. N. (2011). Reward skewness coding in the insula independent of probability and loss. Journal of neurophysiology, 106(5), 2415-2422.

General Information



Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

PhD, supervised by Wolfram Schultz, Philippe Tobler and Michelle Baddeley.


10/2003- 07/2006; University of Cambridge


MA. Natural Sciences:

(IA) Maths, Evolution & Behaviour, Physiology and Biology of Cells.

(IB) Neurobiology, Animal Biology and History & Philosophy of Science.

(II) Neural Mechanisms of Behaviour, Behaviour, Behavioural Ecology.