10/2022Weikang Shi wins the 2022 Best Dissertation Award from the Society for Neuroeconomics
Congratulations Weikang!!!
08/2022Miguel Barretto Garcia joins the lab as post-doc — welcome!!
07/2022Paper by Sebastien Ballesta, Weikang Shi and CPS published in Nature Communications
Orbitofrontal cortex contributes to the comparison of values underlying economic choices
04/2022 Paper by Weikang Shi, Sebastien Ballesta and CPS published in eLife
Neuronal origins of reduced accuracy and biases in economic choices under sequential offers
02/2022NeuroResource paper by CPS published in Neuron.
Logistic analysis of choice data: A primer
01/2022Weikang Shi defended his PhD thesis! Congratulations Dr Shi!!
01/2022Paper by Weikang Shi, Sebastien Ballesta and CPS published in J Neurosci
Economic choices under simultaneous or sequential offers rely on the same neural circuit

12/2021New ms by Sebastien Ballesta, Weikang Shi and CPS posted on bioRxiv
Orbitofrontal cortex contributes to the comparison of values underlying economic choices
11/2021New ms by Weikang Shi, Sebastien Ballesta and CPS posted on bioRxiv
Neuronal origins of biases in choices under sequential offers
10/2021New paper by Xinying Cai and CPS published in eLife
Neuronal activity in dorsal anterior cingulate cortex during economic choices under variable action costs — see here
08/2021The Dept of Neuroscience at WashU launces INSPIRE — a great opportunity for senior graduate students around the world to come give a talk and visit us in St Louis Applications due 9/15
02/2021CPS’s talk about causality posted on World Wide Neuro — here
  
11/2020Interview to CPS on The Naked Scientist podcast
11/2020Our paper on causality in economic choices is published in Nature! download
09/2020Weikang Shi will present our work Values Encoded in Orbitofrontal Cortex are Causal to Economic Choices
at the virtual conference of the Society for Neuroeconomics
07/2020Jiaxin (Cindy) Tu, PhD student in Neuroscience, joins the lab — welcome Cindy!
03/2020New manuscript by Ballesta, Shi, Conen and CPS on causal links between OFC activity and economic decisions
……. Values encoded in orbitofrontal cortex are causally related to economic choices — see pubs
02/2020New paper by Kuwabara, Kang, Holy and CPS published in eLife — see pubs
……. Neural mechanisms of economic choices in mice
02/2020
New paper by Ahmad Jezzini and CPS
……. Neuronal activity in the primate amygdala during economic choice, published in J Neurosci — see pubs
  
11/2019
New paper by Sebastien Ballesta and CPS
……. Economic decisions through circuit inhibition, published in Current Biology — see pubs
10/2019
New paper by Arno Onken, Jue Xie, Stefano Panzeri and CPS
……. Categorical encoding of decision variables in orbitofrontal cortex, published in PLOS Comp Bio — see pubs
06/2019New manuscript by Masaru Kuwabara, Tim Holy and CPS on economic choices in mice (!) uploaded on biorxiv
06/2019CPS promoted to Full Professor
02/2019New paper by Kati Conen and CPS, taking a closer look at range adaptation in OFC, published in J Neurosci — see pubs
02/2019Two posters will be presented at the COSYNE meeting in Lisbon
……. Ballesta & CPS, Neural mechanisms underlying economic decisions under sequential offers
……. Shi, Ballesta, Conen & CPS, Causal relationship between neural activity in OFC and economic decisions
01/2019New paper by Xinying Cai and CPS on decisions under variable action costs published in Nature Comms — see pubs
  
11/2018New manuscript by Arno Onken, Stefano Panzeri and CPS on categorical encoding in OFC uploaded on bioRxiv
10/2018Sebastien Ballesta is off to a new faculty position at the University of Strasbourg!
08/2018New manuscript by Kati Conen and CPS on (partial) range adaptation in OFC uploaded on biorxiv
06/2018Manning Zhang joins the lab as a PhD student in BME — welcome Manning!!
05/2018hooding and graduation!
03/2018Kati Conen defended her PhD thesis — congratulations Dr. Conen!! …. Next step: schooling fish @ Max Plank
  
11/2017New review paper by CPS & Kati Conen
……. Orbitofrontal cortex: A neural circuit for economic decisions, published in Neuron (featured article) — see pubs
11/2017SfN meeting!
……. Check out CPS’s session on Neuronal Adaptation and Behavioral Performance in Perceptual and Economic Decisions
……. Check out 4 posters by Kati ConenMasaru KuwabaraAhmad Jezzini and Sebastien Ballesta
11/2017New paper by Rustichini, Conen, Cai and Padoa-Schioppa
……. Optimal coding and neuronal adaptation in economic decisions, published in Nature Comms — see pubs
07/2017Weikang Shi joins the lab as a PhD student — welcome!!
05/2017Alessandro Livi joins the lab as a visiting graduate student (from the University of Parma) — welcome!!
03/2017Jue Xie succesfully defended her PhD thesis — congratulations Dr. Xie!
  
10/2016Sebastien Ballesta joins the lab as a post-doc — welcome!!
06/2016Commentary by Kati Conen and CPS on Rich & Wallis’s paper published in Nature Neuroscience — see pubs
05/2016Paper by Jue Xie and CPS on remapping published in Nature Neuroscience — see pubs
  
10/2015Dialogue between CPS and Geof Schoenbaum published in Curr Opin Behav Sci — see pubs
09/2015Paper by Kati Conen and CPS on noise correlations published in the J Neurophys — see pubs
09/2015Paper by Aldo Rustichini and CPS published in the J Neurophys — see pubs
09/2015Ahmad Jezzini joins the lab as a post-doc — welcome!!
05/2015Commentary on dimensional prioritization (or lack thereof) published in Frontiers in Neuroscience — see pubs
05/2015Kati Conen awarded a pre-doctoral NRSA from NIMH — congratulations!!
02/2015CPS receives the Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award
  
11/2014SfN posters by Jue Xie and Kati Conen — check them out!
11/2014Collaborative paper with John Murray, Xiao-Jing Wang and others published in Nature Neuroscience — see pubs
09/2014Kati Conen wins the 3rd year Neuroscience Program Grant Competition — congratulations!
09/2014Xinying Cai moves to NYU Shanghai to start his own lab — congrats and good luck!
08/2014Ananth Raghuraman’s paper on choices under risk published in the Journal of Neuroscience — see pubs
07/2014Masaru Kuwabara joins the lab as a post-doc — welcome!!
06/2014The Neuroeconomics conference in Erice was a lot of fun!
05/2014Theory paper with Aldo Rustichini published in American Economic Review PP — see pubs
01/2014Xinying Cai’s paper on the good-to-action transformation published in Neuron — see pubs