Marc Guitart-Masip

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

Curriculum Vitae

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

Research interests

  • Neuromodulation in motivation and decision-making across the life span
  • Computational models of motivation and decision-making in health and disease
  • Relationship between functional connectivity and cognitive abilities

Selected publications

de Boer, L., Axelsson, J., Chowdhury, R., Riklund, K., Dolan, R. J., Nyberg, L., Bäckman, L., Guitart-Masip, M. (2019). Dorsal striatal dopamine D1 receptor availability predicts an instrumental bias in action learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, 116, 261-270. doi:10.1073/pnas.1816704116

de Boer, L., Axelsson, J., Riklund, K., Nyberg, L., Dayan, P., Bäckman, L., Guitart-Masip, M. (2017) Attenuation of dopamine-modulated prefrontal value signals underlies probabilistic reward learning deficits in old age. Elife 6:e26424. doi:10.7554/eLife.26424

Guitart-Masip, M., Düzel, E., Dolan, R., Dayan, P. (2014) Action versus valence in decision making. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 194-202. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2014.01.003

Chowdhury, R., Guitart-Masip, M., Lambert, C., Dayan, P., Huys, Q., Düzel, E., Dolan, R. J. (2013). Dopamine restores reward prediction errors in old age. Nature Neuroscience, 16, 648-653. doi: 10.1038/nn.3364

Guitart-Masip, M., Huys, Q., Fuentemilla, L., Dayan, P., Düzel, E., Dolan, R. (2012). Go and no–go learning in reward and punishment: Interactions between Affect and Effect. Neuroimage, 62,154-166. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.04.024

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