Empirical findings

The transition from evaluation to selection involves neural subspace reorganization in core reward regions

Seng Bum Michael Yoo and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Neuron (2019) email for preprint 

Tonic exploration governs both flexibility and lapses

R. Becket Ebitz, Brianna J. Sleezer, Hank P. Jedema, Charles W. Bradberry, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

PLoS Computational Biology (2019) the bioRxiv version

The neural basis of predictive pursuit

Seng Bum Michael Yoo, Jiaxin Cindy Tu, Steven T. Piantadosi, and Benjamin Y. Hayden  

Nature Neuroscience (2019) the bioRxiv version

Widespread temporal coding of cognitive control in human prefrontal cortex

Elliot H. Smith, Guillermo Horga, Mark J. Yates, Charles B. Mikell, Garrett P. Banks, Yagna J. Pathak, Catherine A. Schevon, Guy M. McKhann II, Benjamin Y. Hayden, Matthew M. Botvinick, and Sameer A. Sheth  

Nature Neuroscience (2019) html pdf

Flexible combination of reward information across primates

Shiva Farashahi, Christopher Donahue, Benjamin Y. Hayden, Daeyeol Lee, and Alireza Soltani

Nature Human Behavior (2019) html pdf 

Macaques are risk-averse in a freely moving foraging task

Benjamin Eisenreich, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Jan Zimmermann

Scientific Reports (2019) the biorxiv version

Ventromedial prefrontal cortex tracks multiple environmental variables during search

Priyanka Mehta, Jiaxin Cindy Tu, Giuliana A. LoConte, Megan C Pesce, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Journal of Neuroscience (2019) html pdf

Monkeys are curious about counterfactual outcomes

Maya Zhe Wang and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Cognition (2019) html pdf 

 

Local field potentials in dorsal anterior cingulate sulcus reflect rewards but not travel time costs during foraging

Arjun Ramakrishnan, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Michael L. Platt

Brain and Neuroscience Advances (2018) html pdf

Opposing pupil responses to offered and anticipated reward values

Tyler Cash-Padgett, Habiba Azab, Seng Bum Michael Yoo, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Animal Cognition (2018) html pdf

On the flexibility of basic risk attitudes in monkeys

Shiva Farashahi, Habiba Azab, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Alireza Soltani

Journal of Neuroscience (2018) html pdf

 

Robust encoding of spatial information in orbitofrontal cortex and striatum

Seng Bum Michael Yoo, Brianna J. Sleezer, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2018) html pdf 

Correlates of economic choice processes in dorsal and subgenual anterior cingulate cortices

Habiba Azab and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

European Journal of Neuroscience (2018) html pdf

 

Intrinsic whole number bias in humans

Santiago Alonso-Diaz, Steven T. Piantadosi, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Jessica F. Cantlon

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (2018) html pdf

Robust mixture modeling reveals category-free selectivity in reward region neuronal ensembles

Tommy C. Blanchard, Steven T. Piantadosi and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Journal of Neurophysiology (2018) html pdf 

Correlates of decision dynamics in the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex

Habiba Azab and Benjamin Y. Hayden

PLoS Biology (2017) html pdf

Reactivation of associative structure specific neural responses to outcomes during prospective evaluation

Maya Zhe Wang and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Nature Communications (2017) html  pdf

Neuronal responses support a role for orbitofrontal cortex in cognitive set reconfiguration
Brianna J. Sleezer, Giuliana Loconte, Meghan D. Castagno, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
European Journal of Neuroscience (2017) html pdf

Evidence for the speed-value trade-off: human and monkey decision making is magnitude sensitive
Angelo Pirrone, Habiba Azab, Benjamin Hayden, Tom Stafford, and James Marshall.

Decision (2017)  html  pdf 

Rule encoding in orbitofrontal cortex and striatum guides action selection
Brianna J. Sleezer, Meghan D. Castagno, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Journal of Neuroscience (2016) html pdf

Differential contributions of ventral and dorsal striatum to early and late phases of cognitive set reconfiguration
Brianna J. Sleezer and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2016) html pdf 

Neuronal selectivity for spatial position of offers and choices in five reward regions
Caleb E. Strait, Brianna J. Sleezer, Tommy C. Blanchard, Habiba Azab, Meghan D. Castagno, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Journal of Neurophysiology (2016) html pdf 

Ramping ensemble activity in dorsal anterior cingulate cortex during persistent commitment to a decision
Tommy C. Blanchard, Caleb E. Strait, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Journal of Neurophysiology (2015) html pdf

The experience-description gap in risky choice in nonhuman primates
Sarah R. Heilbronner and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review (2015) html pdf 

Utility-free heuristic models of two-option choice can mimic predictions of utility-stage models under many conditions
Steven T. Piantadosi and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience (2015) html pdf 

Signatures of value comparison in ventral striatum neurons
Caleb E. Strait, Brianna J. Sleezer, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
PLoS Biology (2015) html pdf

Monkeys are more patient in a foraging task than in a standard intertemporal choice task
Tommy C. Blanchard and Benjamin Y. Hayden
PLoS One. (2015) html pdf

Orbitofrontal cortex uses distinct codes for different choice attributes in decisions motivated by curiosity
Tommy C. Blanchard, Benjamin Y. Hayden*, Ethan S. Bromberg-Martin* (co-Senior authors) 
Neuron (2015) html pdf  

Extraneous color affects female macaques' gaze preference for photographs of male conspecifics
Kelly D. Hughes, James P. Higham, Will Allen, Andrew J. Elliot, Benjamin Y. Hayden 
Evolution and Human Behavior (2015) html pdf

Hot hand bias in rhesus monkeys
Tommy C., Blanchard, Andreas Wilke, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition (2014) html pdf

Reward value comparison via mutual inhibition in ventromedial prefrontal cortex
Caleb E. Strait, Tommy C., Blanchard, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Neuron (2014) html pdf

Neurons in dorsal anterior cingulate cortex signal post-decisional variables in a foraging task
Tommy C. Blanchard and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Journal of Neuroscience (2014) html pdf

Biases in preferences for sequences of outcomes in monkeys
Tommy C. Blanchard, Lauren S. Wolfe, Ivo Vlaev, Joel S. Winston, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Cognition (2014) html pdf

Preferences for skewed gambles in rhesus monkeys

Caleb E. Strait and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Biology Letters (2013html pdf

 

Postreward delays and systematic biases in measures of animal temporal discounting
Tommy C. Blanchard, John M. Pearson, and Benjamin Y. Hayden
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2013) html pdf

Neurotree: A collaborative, graphical database of the academic genealogy of neuroscience
Stephen V. David and Benjamin Y. Hayden
PLoS ONE (2012) html pdf

Decision salience signals in posterior cingulate cortex
Sarah R. Heilbronner, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Michael L. Platt
Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience (2011) html pdf

Neuronal basis of sequential foraging decisions in a patchy environment
Benjamin Y. Hayden, John M. Pearson, and Michael L. Platt
Nature Neuroscience (2011) html pdf

Surprise signals in anterior cingulate cortex: neuronal encoding of unsigned reward prediction errors driving adjustments in behavior
Benjamin Y. Hayden, Sarah R. Heilbronner, John M. Pearson, and Michael L. Platt
Journal of Neuroscience (2011) html pdf

Explicit information reduces discounting behavior in monkeys
John M. Pearson, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Michael L. Platt
Frontiers in Comparative Psychology (2010) html pdf

Cognitive control signals in posterior cingulate cortex
Benjamin Y. Hayden, David V. Smith, and Michael L. Platt
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (2010) html pdf

Ambiguity aversion in rhesus macaques
Benjamin Y. Hayden, Sarah R. Heilbronner, and Michael L. Platt
Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience (2010) html pdf

Neurons in anterior cingulate cortex multiplex information about reward and action
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt
Journal of Neuroscience (2010) html pdf

Distinct value signals in anterior and posterior ventromedial prefrontal cortex
David V. Smith, Benjamin Y. Hayden, Trong-Kha Truong, Allen Song, Michael L. Platt, and Scott A. Huettel
Journal of Neuroscience (2010) html pdf

Neurons in posterior cingulate cortex signal exploratory decisions in a dynamic multi-option choice task
John M. Pearson, Benjamin Y. Hayden, Sridhar Raghavachari, and Michael L. Platt
Current Biology (2009) html pdf

The mean, the median, and the St. Petersburg Paradox
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt
Judgment and Decision-making (2009) html pdf

Fictive learning signals in anterior cingulate cortex
Benjamin Y. Hayden, John M. Pearson, and Michael L. Platt
Science (2009) html pdf 

Electrophysiological correlates of default-mode processing in macaque posterior cingulate cortex
Benjamin Y. Hayden, David V. Smith, and Michael L. Platt
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2009)

html pdf

Gambling for Gatorade: risk-sensitive decision making for fluid rewards in humans
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt
Animal Cognition (2009) html pdf

Posterior cingulate cortex mediates outcome-contingent allocation of behavior
Benjamin Y. Hayden, Amrita C. Nair, Allison N. McCoy, and Michael L. Platt
Neuron (2008) html pdf

Combined effects of spatial and feature-based attention on responses of V4 neurons
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Jack L. Gallant
Vision Research (2008) html pdf

Attention to stimulus features shifts spectral tuning of V4 neurons during natural vision
Stephen V. David, Benjamin Y. Hayden, James A. Mazer, and Jack L. Gallant
Neuron (2008) html  pdf  

Cognitive influences on risk-seeking by rhesus macaques
Benjamin Y. Hayden, Sarah R. Heilbronner, Amrita C. Nair, and Michael L. Platt
Judgment and Decision Making (2008) html pdf

Economic principles motivating social attention in humans
Benjamin Y. Hayden, Purak C. Parikh, Robert O. Deaner, and Michael L. Platt
Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2007)  html pdf

Temporal discounting predicts risk sensitivity in rhesus macaques
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt
Current Biology (2007) html pdf

Spectral receptive field properties explain shape selectivity in area V4
Stephen V. David, Benjamin Y. Hayden, Jack L. Gallant
Journal of Neurophysiology (2006) html pdf

Timecourse of attention reveals different mechanisms for spatial and feature-based attention in area V4
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Jack L. Gallant
Neuron (2005) html pdf

Temporal specificity in the cortical plasticity of visual space representation
Yu-Xi Fu, Kai Djupsund, Hongfeng Gao, Benjamin Y. Hayden, Kai Shen, and Yang Dan
Science (2002) html pdf 

Conference proceedings

Can brains perform second order optimization?

Seng Bum Michael Yoo, Łukasz Kuśmierz, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Taro Toyoizumi

Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience (2019) pdf

A comparison of non-human primate and deep reinforcement learning agent performance in a virtual pursuit-avoidance task

Theodore L. Wilke, Seng Bum Michael Yoo, Mihai Capota, Sebastian Musslick, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Jonathan D. Cohen

Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (2019) pdf

Reviews, Previews, and Commentaries

Prefrontal cortex and cognitive control: insights from human electrophysiology

Alik S. Widge, Sarah R. Heilbronner, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

F1000 Faculty Reviews (2019) html pdf

Beyond incentive hope: information sampling and learning under reward uncertainty

Maya Zhe Wang and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Commentary in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2019) html

A testable definition of curiosity

Maya Zhe Wang, Brian Sweis, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

IEEE CDS Newsletter (2018) pdf

Why has evolution not selected for perfect self-control?

Benjamin Y. Hayden

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (2018) html pdf

Economic choice as an untangling of options into actions

Seng Bum Michael Yoo and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Neuron (2018) html pdf 

Using a simple neural network to delineate some principles of distributed economic choice

Pragathi Priyadharsini Balasubramani, Ruben Moreno-Bote, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience (2018) html pdf 

A neuronal theory of sequential economic choice

Benjamin Y. Hayden and Ruben Moreno-Bote

Brain and Neuroscience Advances (2018) html pdf

Persistent apes are intelligent apes

Benjamin Eisenreich and Benjamin Hayden 

Current Biology (2018) html pdf

Economic choice: the foraging perspective

Benjamin Y. Hayden

Current Opinion in Behavioral Science (2018) html pdf

Comparative Cognition

Benjamin Y. Hayden and Jessica Cantlon

Current Opinion in Behavioral Science (2017) html pdf

Decision, insight, and intention

Hayden, B. Y. and Haggard, P.

Current Biology (2017) html pdf

Prefrontal cortex in control: broadening the scope to identify mechanisms

William H. Alexander, Joshua W. Brown, Anne G.E. Collins, Benjamin Y. Hayden and Eliana Vassena

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2017) html pdf

Control without controllers: towards a distributed neuroscience of executive control

Eisenreich, B., Akaishi, R., and Hayden, B. Y.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2016) html pdf

A distributed, hierarchical, and recurrent framework for reward-based choice
Laurence T. Hunt and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Nature Reviews Neuroscience (2017) html pdf 

Choice-induced preference: a challenge for contrast
Benjamin Eisenreich and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Animal Sentience (2017) html pdf

Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex: a Rorschach test for cognitive neuroscience
R. Becket Ebitz and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Nature Neuroscience (2016) html pdf 

A spotlight on reward
Rei Akaishi and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Neuron (2016) html pdf

Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex: a bottom-up view
Sarah R. Heilbronner and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Annual Review in Neuroscience (2016). html pdf


Neuroscience and psychology of curiosity
Celeste Kidd and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Neuron (2015) html pdf 

The foraging brain
Adam J. Calhoun and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. (2015) html pdf 

Time discounting and time preference in animals: a critical review
Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Psychonomic Bulletin and Review (2015) html pdf

All that glitters is not reward signal
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Sarah R. Heilbronner

Nature Neuroscience (2014) html pdf


Neuroscience of foraging
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Mark E. Walton

Frontiers in Neuroscience (2014) html pdf

Contextual factors explain risk-seeking preferences in rhesus monkeys
Sarah R. Heilbronner and Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Frontiers in Neuroscience (2013) html pdf

Emerging, reemerging, and forgotten brain areas of the reward circuit: notes from the 2010 Motivational and Neural Networks Conference
Vincent B McGinty, Benjamin Y Hayden, Sarah R Heilbronner, Eric C Dumont, Steven M Graves, Martine M Mirrione, Johann du Hoffman, Gregory C Sartor, Rodrigo A Espana, E. Zayra Millan, Alexandra G DiFeliceantonio, Nathan J Marchant, T. Celeste Napier, David H Root, Stephanie L Borgland, Michael T Treadway, Stan B Floresco, Jacqueline F McGinty, Suzanne Haber 

Behavioral Brain Research (2011) html  pdf

Learning: not just the facts, maam, but the counterfactuals as well
Michael L. Platt and Benjamin Y. Hayden

PLoS Biology (2011) html pdf

Posterior cingulate cortex: adapting behavior to a changing world
John M. Pearson, Sarah R. Heilbronner, David L. Barack, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Michael L. Platt.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2011) html pdf

A role for posterior cingulate cortex in policy switching and cognitive control
John M. Pearson, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Michael L. Platt

Motivation and Cognitive Control (2011) html 

On the difficulties of integrating evidence from fMRI and electrophysiology in cognitive neuroscience
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt 

In Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XIII (2011) pdf 

Neuroethology of vision
Benjamin Y. Hayden 

Primate Neuroethology (2010) html 

Cingulate cortex
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt 

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2010) pdf 

Neuroeconomics of risk-sensitive decision-making
Sarah R. Heilbronner, Benjamin Y. Hayden, and Michael L. Platt 

Impulsivity: Theory, Science, and Neuroscience of Discounting edited by Madden, Bickel, and Critchfield (2009) pdf

Great apes wait for grapes
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt

Current Biology (2007) html pdf

Fool me once, shame on me - fool me twice, blame the ACC
Benjamin Y. Hayden and Michael L. Platt.

Nature Neuroscience (2006) html pdf

Preprints

Multicentric tracking of multiple agents by anterior cingulate cortex during pursuit and evasion

Seng Bum Michael Yoo, Jiaxin Cindy Tu, and Benjamin Y. Hayden

bioRxiv (2018) html

Orbitofrontal neuron ensembles contribute to inhibitory control

Pragathi Priyadharsini Balasubramani and Benjamin Y. Hayden

bioRxiv (2018) html

Overlapping neural responses for stopping and economic choice in orbitofrontal cortex

Pragathi Priyadharsini Balasubramani and Benjamin Y. Hayden

bioRxiv (2018) html pdf 

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