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Marc Guitart-Masip

Marc Guitart-Masip

marc [dot] guitart-masip [at] ki [dot] se
Honorary Fellow

Short CV

Currently training as a Psychiatrist in Psykiatri Nordväst, Stockholms läns landsting.
PhD in Neurosciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2006
MD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2002

Research interestS

  • Neuromodulation in motivation and decision-making across the life span
  • Computational models of motivation and decision-making in health and disease
  • Hippocampal control of anxiety and responses to novelty


Selected publications

Loh E, Kurth-Nelson Z, Berron D, Dayan P, Duzel E, Dolan R, Guitart-Masip M. (2017) Parsing the role of the hippocampus in approach-avoidance conflict. Cerebral Cortex. 27:201-215

Guitart-Masip M, Duzel E, Dolan R, Dayan P (2014) Action versus valence in decision making.Trends in Cognitive Sciences 18: 194-202.

Chowdhury R*, Guitart-Masip M*, Lambert C, Dayan P, Huys Q, Düzel E, Dolan RJ (2013) Dopamine restores reward prediction errors in old age.Nature Neuroscience 16:648-653

Beierholm U*, Guitart-Masip M*, Economides M, Chowdhury R, Düzel E, Dolan R, Dayan P (2013) Dopamine modulates reward-related vigor. Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1495-1503

Guitart-Masip M, Chowdhury R, Sharot T, Dayan P, Dolan R, Duzel E (2012) Action controls dopaminergic enhancement of reward representations. Proceedings of the National Accademy of Science USA 109: 7511-7516.

(*equally contributing authors)