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Eran Eldar

Eran Eldar

e [dot] eldar [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk
Honorary Fellow
London

SHORT CV

  • PhD in Neuroscience, 2014, Princeton University, USA
  • BSc in Creative Computing, 2012, University of London, UK
  • MD, 2004, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • BSc in Medical Sciences, 1999, Tel Aviv University, Israel

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • How people differ from one another in terms of the algorithms that they use to process information, learn and make decisions
  • The neural processes implementing these algorithms, and their manifestation in normal and pathological real life behavior
     

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Eldar, E., Hauser, T.U., Dayan, P., Dolan, R.J. (2016) Striatal structure and function predict individual biases in learning to avoid pain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113, 4812–4817.
  • Eldar, E., Rutledge, R.B., Dolan, R.J., Niv, Y. (2016) Mood as representation of momentum. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 20, 15–24.
  • Eldar, E., Niv, Y., Cohen, J.D. (2016) Do you see the forest or the tree? Neural gain and breadth versus focus in perceptual processing. Psychological Science 12, 1632–1643.
  • Eldar, E., Niv, Y. (2015) Interaction between emotional state and learning underlies mood instability. Nature Communications 6, 6149.
  • Eldar, E., Cohen, J.D., Niv, Y. (2013) The effects of neural gain on attention and learning. Nature Neuroscience 16, 1146–1153.
     

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