Yaniv Abir

Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • PhD in Psychology, 2024, Columbia University, USA

Research interests

  • Decision making, learning, planning and exploration
  • Modelling simple and complex tasks
  • Bridging the gap between simplified tasks and everyday human experience

Selected publications

Abir, Y., Shadlen, M. N., & Shohamy, D. (2024). Human exploration strategically balances approaching and avoiding uncertainty. eLife, 13, Article RP94231. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.94231.1

Abir, Y., Marvin, C. B., van Geen, C., Leshkowitz, M., Hassin, R. R., & Shohamy, D. (2022). An energizing role for motivation in information-seeking during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Communications, 13(1), Article 2310. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-30011-5

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