Marco K. Wittmann

Honorary Fellow
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

Research interests

Marco’s research focuses on the computational and neural mechanisms underpinning self-knowledge and social behaviour. He is interested in how we navigate complex social and non-social spaces. He is using computational modelling, brain imaging, brain stimulation and behavioural experiments.

Selected publications

Wittmann, M. K., Fouragnan, E., Folloni, D., Klein-Flügge, M. C., Chau, B. K. H., Khamassi, M., & Rushworth, M. F. S. (2020, Jul 28). Global reward state affects learning and activity in raphe nucleus and anterior insula in monkeys. Nat Commun, 11(1), 3771.

Wittmann, M. K.*, Lockwood, P. L.*, & Rushworth, M. F. S. (2018, Jul 8). Neural Mechanisms of Social Cognition in Primates. Annu Rev Neurosci, 41, 99-118.

Wittmann, M. K.*, Trudel, N.*, Trier, H. A., Klein-Flügge, M. C., Sel, A., Verhagen, L., & Rushworth, M. F. S. (2021, 2021/07/21/). Causal manipulation of self-other mergence in the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex. Neuron, 109(14), 2353-2361.e2311.

* shared authorship

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