Tobias Hauser

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

Curriculum Vitae

  • MSc in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 2010, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • PhD in Psychology, 2014, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Professor of Computational Psychiatry, since 2023, University of Tübingen, Germany

Research interests

  • Developmental computational psychiatry
  • Neurocognitive development of decision making and learning
  • Neurocognitive mechanisms underlying obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Selected publications

Chew, B.*, Hauser, T. U.*, Papoutsi, M., Magerkurth, J., Dolan, R. J., & Rutledge, R. B. (2019). Endogenous fluctuations in the dopaminergic midbrain drive behavioral choice variability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(37), 18732–18737. doi:10.1073/pnas.1900872116

Hauser, T. U., Will, G.-J., Dubois, M., & Dolan, R. J. (2019). Annual Research Review: Developmental computational psychiatry. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 60(4), 412–426. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12964 

Ziegler, G.*, Hauser, T. U.*, Moutoussis, M., Bullmore, E. T., Goodyer, I. M., Fonagy, P., Jones, P. B., NSPN Consortium, Lindenberger, U., & Dolan, R. J. (2019). Compulsivity and impulsivity traits linked to attenuated developmental frontostriatal myelination trajectories. Nature Neuroscience, 22, 992–999. doi:10.1038/s41593-019-0394-3

Hauser, T. U., Eldar, E., & Dolan, R. J. (2017). Separate mesocortical and mesolimbic pathways encode effort and reward learning signals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(35), E7395–E7404. doi:10.1073/pnas.1705643114

(* shared authorship)

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