Stephen Fleming

Group Leader
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • BA(Hons) Psychology with Physiology, 2006, University of Oxford, UK
  • PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2011, University College London, UK

Research interests

  • Developing computational models to understand metacognition and conscious awareness, and how these processes are altered in disorders of mental health
  • Examining the underlying neural mechanisms using functional and structural MRI, M/EEG, TMS

Selected publications

Rollwage, M., Loosen, A., Hauser, T. U., Moran, R., Dolan, R. J., & Fleming, S. M. (2020). Confidence drives a neural confirmation bias. Nature Communications, 11(1), 2634.

Rouault, M., Dayan, P., & Fleming, S. M. (2019). Forming global estimates of self-performance from local confidence. Nature Communications, 10(1), 1141.

Bang, D., & Fleming, S. M. (2018). Distinct encoding of decision confidence in human medial prefrontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(23), 6082-6087.

Rouault, M., Seow, T., Gillan, C. M., & Fleming, S. M. (2018). Psychiatric symptom dimensions are associated with dissociable shifts in metacognition but not task performance. Biological Psychiatry, 84(6), 443–451.

Fleming, S. M., & Daw, N. D. (2017). Self-evaluation of decision-making: A general Bayesian framework for metacognitive computation. Psychological Review, 124(1), 91–114.

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