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
  • Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011-2015, New York University, USA & University of Oxford, 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

Rouault, M., Dayan, P. & Fleming, S. M. (2019) Forming global estimates of self-performance from local confidence. Nature Communications, 10:114. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09075-3

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):6082-608. doi:10.1073/pnas.1800795115

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. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.12.017

Fleming, S. M. & Daw, N. D. (2017) Self-evaluation of decision-making: A general Bayesian framework for metacognitive computation. Psychological Review, 124(1): 91-11. doi:10.1037/rev0000045

Fleming, S. M., Ryu, J., Golfinos, J. G. & Blackmon, K. E. (2014) Domain-specific impairment in metacognitive accuracy following anterior prefrontal lesions. Brain,137(10): 2811-282. doi:10.1093/brain/awu221

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