Isaac Fradkin

Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • BA in Psychology and Philosophy, 2012, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
  • MA in Clinical Psychology, 2015, The Hebrew university of Jerusalem
  • PhD in Psychology and Cognitive Science, 2019, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research interests

  • Understanding the cognitive and computational basis of thought disorder across the wide psychiatric spectrum
  • Developing computational method to understand spontaneous thought, free association, and the coherence of thought and speech
  • Understanding the unique and shared computational underpinning of obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis

Selected publications

Fradkin, I., Adams, R. A., Parr, T., Roiser, J. P., & Huppert, J. D. (2020). Searching for an anchor in an unpredictable world: A computational model of obsessive compulsive disorder. Psychol Rev, 127(5), 672-699.

Fradkin, I., Eitam, B., Strauss, A. Y., & Huppert, J. D. (2018). Thoughts as Unexpected Intruders: Context, Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms, and the Sense of Agency Over Thoughts. Clinical Psychological Science, 7(1), 162-180.

Fradkin, I., Strauss, A. Y., Pereg, M., & Huppert, J. D. (2018). Rigidly Applied Rules? Revisiting Inflexibility in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Using Multilevel Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychological Science, 6(4), 481-505.

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