Jakub Onysk

PhD Student
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • BSc, Mathematics with Philosophy, 2019, University of Exeter, UK
  • MSc, Cognitive Science, 2020, University of Edinburgh, UK

Research interests

  • Reinforcement learning and Bayesian modelling of decision-making
  • Understanding the neuro-computational mechanisms underlying depression, anxiety, eating disorders and (chronic) pain
  • Applying insights from computational psychiatry to understand and improve treatment approaches


Onysk, J., Series, P. (2022). The effect of body image dissatisfaction on goal-directed decision making in a population marked by negative appearance beliefs and disordered eating. Under revision. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.11.15.20232090

Turner, G., Onysk, J. (2022). The Hippocampus May Support Context Retrieval in One-Shot Learning about Pain. Journal of Neuroscience, 42(10), 1883-1885. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2250-21.2022

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