Prof. Alexandre POUGET
Computational neurosciencepping






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Pouget A, Drugowitsch J, Kepecs A. Confidence and certainty: distinct probabilistic quantities for different goals. Nature Neuroscience 2016;19(3):366-374.

Kohn A, Coen-Cagli R, Kanitscheider I, Pouget A. Correlations and Neuronal Population Information. Annual Review of Neuroscience 2016;39:237-256.

Tajima S, Drugowitsch J, Pouget A. Optimal policy for value-based decision-making. Nature Communications 2016;7:12400

Pitkow X, Liu S, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC, Pouget A. How Can Single Sensory Neurons Predict Behavior? Neuron 2015;87(2):411-423.

Kanitscheider I, Coen Cagli R, Kohn A, Pouget A. Measuring Fisher Information Accurately in Correlated Neural Populations. PLOS Computational Biology 2015;11(6):e1004218.

Kanitscheider I, Brown A, Pouget A, Churchland AK. Multisensory decisions provide support for probabilistic number representations. Journal of Neurophysiology 2015;113(10):3490-3498.

Kanitscheider I, Coen-Cagli R, Pouget A. Origin of information-limiting noise correlations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2015;112(50):E6973-6982.

Drugowitsch J, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE, Pouget A. Tuning the speed-accuracy trade-off to maximize reward rate in multisensory decision-making. eLife 2015;4:e06678.

Bejjanki VR, Zhang R, Li R, Pouget A, Green CS, Lu Z-L, Bavelier D. Action video game play facilitates the development of better perceptual templates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2014;111(47):16961-6.

Mainen ZF, Pouget A. European Commission: Put brain project back on course. Nature 2014;511(7511):534.
Moreno-Bote R, Beck J, Kanitscheider I, Pitkow X, Latham P, Pouget A. Information-limiting correlations. Nature Neuroscience 2014;17(10):1410-7.

Drugowitsch J, DeAngelis GC, Klier EM, Angelaki DE, Pouget A. Optimal multisensory decision-making in a reaction-time task. eLife 2014;n/a:e03005.

Drugowitsch J, Moreno-Bote R, Pouget A. Relation between Belief and Performance in Perceptual Decision Making. PLOS ONE 2014;9(5):e96511.

Vo VA, Li R, Kornell N, Pouget A, Cantlon JF. Young Children Bet on Their Numerical Skills: Metacognition in the Numerical Domain. Psychological Science 2014;n/a.

Pouget A, Beck JM, Ma WJ, Latham PE. Probabilistic brains: knowns and unknowns. Nature Neuroscience 2013;16(9):1170-8.

Grabska-Barwinska A, Beck JM, Pouget A, Latham PE. Demixing odors — fast inference in olfaction. In: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 26 (NIPS 2013). Red Hook, New York: Curran; 2013

Bavelier D, Green CS, Pouget A, Schrater P. Brain plasticity through the life span: learning to learn and action video games. Annual Review of Neuroscience 2012;35:391-416.

Griffiths TL, Chater N, Norris D, Pouget A. How the Bayesians got their beliefs (and what those beliefs actually are): comment on Bowers and Davis (2012). Psychological Bulletin 2012;138(3):415-22.

Fetsch CR, Pouget A, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE. Neural correlates of reliability-based cue weighting during multisensory integration. Nature Neuroscience 2012;15(1):146-54.

Beck J, Ma WJ, Pitkow X, Latham PE, Pouget A. Not noisy, just wrong: the role of suboptimal inference in behavioral variability. Neuron 2012;74(1):30-9.

Drugowitsch J, Pouget A. Probabilistic vs. non-probabilistic approaches to the neurobiology of perceptual decision-making. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2012;22(6):963-9.

Drugowitsch J, Moreno-Bote R, Churchland AK, Shadlen MN, Pouget A. The cost of accumulating evidence in perceptual decision making. Journal of Neuroscience 2012;32(11):3612-28.

Moreno-Bote R, Knill DC, Pouget A. Bayesian sampling in visual perception. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2011;108(30):12491-6.

Beck J, Bejjanki VR, Pouget A. Insights from a simple expression for linear fisher information in a recurrently connected population of spiking neurons. Neural Computation 2011;23(6):1484-502.

Beck JM, Latham PE, Pouget A. Marginalization in neural circuits with divisive normalization. Journal of Neuroscience 2011;31(43):15310-9.

Bejjanki VR, Beck JM, Lu Z-L, Pouget A. Perceptual learning as improved probabilistic inference in early sensory areas. Nature Neuroscience 2011;14(5):642-8.

Ma WJ, Navalpakkam V, Beck JM, Berg R van den, Pouget A. Behavior and neural basis of near-optimal visual search. Nature Neuroscience 2011;14(6):783-90.


Pouget A, Ringach DL, Landy M. Data rules; but theory understands: an introduction to a special issue on "Mathematical models of visual coding". Vision Research 2010;50(22):2189.

Green CS, Pouget A, Bavelier D. Improved probabilistic inference as a general learning mechanism with action video games. Current Biology 2010;20(17):1573-1579.

Drugowitsch J, Pouget A. Quick thinking: perceiving in a tenth of a blink of an eye. Nature Neuroscience 2010;13(3):279-280.

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Prof. Alexandre POUGET
Tel: +41 22 379 46 99
Offiche nb. C08.1538.A