* shared first authorship


Torben Ott, Anna M Stein, Andreas Nieder:

Dopamine receptor activation regulates reward expectancy signals during cognitive control in primate prefrontal neurons.
Nature Communications (2023)


Amelia J Christensen, Torben Ott, Adam Kepecs:

Cognition and the single neuron: how cell types construct the dynamic computations of frontal cortex.
Current Opinion in Neurobiology (2022)

Torben Ott*, Paul Masset*, Thiago S Gouvea, Adam Kepecs:

Apparent sunk cost effect in rational agents.
Science Advances (2022)

Yarden Cohen, Tatiana A Engel, Christopher Langdon, Grace W Lindsay, Torben Ott, Megan AK Peters, James M Shine, Vincent Breton-Provencher, Srikanth Ramaswamy:

Recent Advances at the Interface of Neuroscience and Artificial Neural Networks.
Journal of Neuroscience (2022)


Katharina Schmack, Torben Ott, Adam Kepecs:

Computational Psychiatry Across Species to Study the Biology of Hallucinations.
JAMA Psychiatry (2021)

Katharina Schmack, Marion Bosc, Torben Ott, James F Sturgill, Adam Kepecs:

Striatal dopamine mediates hallucination-like perception in mice.
Science (2021)


Paul Masset*, Torben Ott*, Armin Lak, Junya Hirokawa, Adam Kepecs:

Behavior- and Modality-General Representation of Confidence in Orbitofrontal Cortex.
Cell (2020)

Armin Lak, Emily Hueske, Junya Hirokawa, Paul Masset, Torben Ott, Anne E Urai, Tobias H Donner, Matteo Carandini, Susumu Tonegawa, Naoshige Uchida, Adam Kepecs:

Reinforcement biases subsequent perceptual decisions when confidence is low, a widespread behavioral phenomenon.
eLife (2020)


Junya Hirokawa*, Alexander Vaughan*, Paul Masset, Torben Ott, Adam Kepecs:

Frontal cortex neuron types categorically encode single decision variables.
Nature (2019)

Torben Ott*, Paul Masset*, Adam Kepecs:

The Neurobiology of Confidence: From Beliefs to Neurons.
Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology (2019)

Torben Ott, Andreas Nieder:

Dopamine and Cognitive Control in Prefrontal Cortex.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2019)


Torben Ott, Stephanie Westendorff, Andreas Nieder:

Dopamine Receptors Influence Internally Generated Oscillations during Rule Processing in Primate Prefrontal Cortex.
Journal of cognitive neuroscience (2018)


Torben Ott, Andreas Nieder:

Dopamine D2 receptors enhance population dynamics in primate prefrontal working memory circuits.
Cerebral Cortex (2017)

Lenka Seillier, Corinna Lorenz, Katsuhisa Kawaguchi, Torben Ott, Andreas Nieder, Paria Pourriahi, Hendrikje Nienborg:

Serotonin decreases the gain of visual responses in awake macaque V1.
The Journal of Neuroscience (2017)


Torben Ott, Simon N Jacob, Andreas Nieder:

Dopamine receptors differentially enhance rule coding in primate prefrontal cortex neurons.
Neuron (2014)

Steffen Hage, Torben Ott, Anne-Kathrin Eiselt, Simon N Jacob, Andreas Nieder:

Ethograms indicate stable well-being during prolonged training phases in rhesus monkeys used in neurophysiological research.
Laboratory Animals (2014)


Simon N Jacob*, Torben Ott*, Andreas Nieder:

Dopamine regulates two classes of primate prefrontal neurons that represent sensory signals.
The Journal of Neuroscience (2013)