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Complete List of Publications

    Publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals

  1. Kim JC, Hellrung L, Grueschow M, Nebe S, Nagy Z, Tobler PN (2024) Neural representation of valenced and generic probability and uncertainty. J Neurosci. e0195242024. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0195-24.2024

  2. Kaliuzhna M, Carruzzo F, Kuenzi N, Tobler PN, Kirschner M, Geffen T, Katthagen T, Böge K, Zierhut MM, Schlagenhauf F, Kaiser S (2024) Adaptive coding of reward in schizophrenia, its change over time and relationship to apathy. Brain. 147(7):2459-2470. doi:10.1093/brain/awae112

  3. Kang P, Tobler PN, Dayan P (2024) Bayesian reinforcement learning: A basic overview. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 211:107924. doi:10.1016/j.nlm.2024.107924

  4. Nebe S, Kretzschmar A, Brandt MC, Tobler PN (2024) Characterizing Human Habits in the Lab. Collabra Psychol. 10(1):92949. doi:10.1525/collabra.92949

  5. Zhou Y, Han S, Kang P, Tobler PN, Hein G (2024) The social transmission of empathy relies on observational reinforcement learning. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 121(9):e2313073121. doi:10.1073/pnas.2313073121

  6. Soutschek A, Burke CJ, Kang P, Wieland N, Netzer N, Tobler PN (2024) Neural reward representations enable utilitarian welfare maximization. J Neurosci. 44(21):e2376232024. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2376-23.2024

  7. Kaliuzhna M, Kirschner M, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2023) Comparing adaptive coding of reward in bipolar I disorder and schizophrenia. Hum Brain Mapp. 44(2):523-534. doi:10.1002/hbm.26078

  8. Liao J, Ou J, Hu Y, Tobler PN, Wu Y (2023) Testosterone administration modulates inequality aversion in healthy males: evidence from computational modeling. Psychoneuroendocrinology.. 155:106321. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2023.106321

  9. Sidorenko N, Chung HK, Grueschow M, Quednow BB, Hayward-Könnecke H, Jetter A, Tobler PN (2023) Acetylcholine and noradrenaline enhance foraging optimality in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 120(36):e2305596120. doi:10.1073/pnas.2305596120

  10. Schaffner J, Bao SD, Tobler PN, Hare TA, Polania R (2023) Sensory perception relies on fitness-maximizing codes. Nat Hum Behav. (7):1135-1151. doi:10.1038/s41562-023-01584-y

  11. Soutschek A, Tobler PN (2023) A process model account of the role of dopamine in intertemporal choice. Elife. 12:e83734. doi:10.7554/eLife.83734

  12. Krittanawong C, Maitra NS, Khawaja M, Wang Z, Fogg S, Rozenkrantz L, Virani SS, Levin M, Storch EA, Tobler PN, Charney DS, Levine GN (2022) Association of pessimism with cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. S0033-0620(22)00139-6. doi:10.1016/j.pcad.2022.11.018

  13. Geary N, Asarian L, Graf G, Gobbi S, Tobler PN, Rehfeld JF, Leeners B. (2022) Increased meal size, but reduced meal-stimulated plasma cholecystokinin concentrations in women with obesity. Endocrinology. 24:bqac192. doi:10.1210/endocr/bqac192

  14. Krittanawong C, Maitra NS, Virk HUH, Fogg S, Wang Z, Gritsch D, Storch EA, Tobler PN, Charney DS, Levine GN (2022) The Reply. Am J Med. 135(12):e440. doi:110.1016/j.amjmed.2022.08.025

  15. Giarratana AO, Kaliuzhna M, Kaiser S, Tobler PN (2022) Adaptive coding occurs in object categorization and may not be associated with schizotypal personality traits. Sci Rep. 12(1):19385. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-24127-3

  16. Wu Y, Ou J, Wang X, Zilioli S, Tobler PN, Li Y (2022) Exogeneous testosterone increases sexual impulsivity in heterosexual men. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 5;145:105914. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2022.105914

  17. Bègue I, Brakowski J, Seifritz E, Dagher A, Tobler PN, Kirschner M, Kaiser S (2022) Cerebellar and cortico-striatal-midbrain contributions to reward-cognition processes and apathy within the psychosis continuum. Schizophr Res. 246:85-94. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2022.06.010

  18. Zhou Y, Lindström B, Soutschek A, Kang P, Tobler PN, Hein G (2022) R Learning from Ingroup Experiences Changes Intergroup Impressions. J Neurosci. Epub ahead of print. doi: 0.1523/JNEUROSCI.0027-22.2022

  19. Heuberger LS, Gobbi S, Weber SC, Graf G, Tobler PN, Asarian L, Geary N, Roth M, Leeners B (2022) Is It Worth It? Obesity Affects Snack Food Valuation Across the Menstrual Cycle. Front Neurosci. 16;16:800976. doi:110.3389/fnins.2022.800976

  20. Krittanawong C, Maitra NS, Hassan Virk HU, Fogg S, Wang Z, Kaplin S, Gritsch D, Storch EA, Tobler PN, Charney DS, Levine GN (2022) Association of Optimism with Cardiovascular Events and All-Cause Mortality: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Med. 4;S0002-9343(22)00075-4. doi:110.1016/j.amjmed.2021.12.023

  21. Carruzzo F, Kaiser S, Tobler PN, , Kirschner M, Simon JJ (2022) Increased ventral striatal functional connectivity in patients with schizophrenia during reward anticipation. Neuroimage Clin. 33:102944. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2022.102944

  22. Cathomas F, Klaus F, Guetter K, Seifritz E, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Tobler PN, Kaiser S, Kaliuzhna M (2022) Associations Between Negative Symptoms and Effort Discounting in Patients With Schizophrenia and Major Depressive Disorder. JSchizophr Bull Open 11;2(1). doi:10.1093/schizbullopen/sgab022

  23. Ugazio G, Grueschow M, Polania R, Lamm C, Tobler PN, Ruff CC (2021) Neuro-Computational Foundations of Moral Preferences. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. nsab100. doi:10.1093/scan/nsab100

  24. Kapetaniou GE, Reinhard MA, Christian P, Jobst A, Tobler PN, Padberg F, Soutschek A (2021) The role of oxytocin in delay of gratification and flexibility in non-social decision making. Elife. 10:e61844.doi/10.7554/eLife.61844

  25. Isaacowitz DM, Freund AM, Mayr U, Rothermund K, Tobler PN (2021) Age-Related Changes in the Role of Social Motivation: Implications for Healthy Aging. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 76(Suppl 2):S115-S124. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab032

  26. Freund AM, Hennecke M, Brandstätter V, Martin M, Boker SM, Charles ST, Fishbach A, Hess TM, Heckhausen J, Gow AJ, Isaacowitz DM, Klusmann V, Lachman ME, Mayr U, Oettingen G, Robert P, Röcke C, Rothermund K, Scholz U, Tobler PN, Zacher H, Zadeh RS (2021) Motivation and Healthy Aging: A Heuristic Model. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 76(Suppl 2):S97-S104. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab128

  27. Lu H-Y, Lorenc ES, Zhu H, Kilmarx J, Sulzer J, Xie C, Tobler PN, Watrous AJ, Orsborn AL, Lewis-Peacock J, Santacruz SR (2021) Multi-scale neural decoding and analysis. J Neural Eng. 18(4). doi:10.1088/1741-2552/ac160f

  28. Bolt E, Ho JT, Roel Lesur M, Soutschek A, Tobler PN, Lenggenhager B (2021) Effects of a virtual gender swap on social and temporal decision-making. Sci Rep. 11(1):15376. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-94869-z

  29. Kaliuzhna M, Kirschner M, Carruzzo F, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Bischof M, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2021) How far to go in deconstructing negative symptoms? Behavioural and neural level evidence for the amotivation domain. Schizophr Res. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2021.08.007

  30. Soutschek A, Bagaïni A, Hare TA, Tobler PN (2021) Reconciling Psychological and Neuroscientific Accounts of Reduced Motivation in Aging. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. nsab101. doi:10.1093/scan/nsab101

  31. Hess TM, Freund AM, Tobler PN (2021) Effort Mobilization and Healthy Aging. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 76(Suppl 2):S135-S144. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab030

  32. Williams TB, Burke CJ, Nebe S, Preuschoff K, Fehr E, Tobler PN (2021) Testing models at the neural level reveals how the brain computes subjective value. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. doi:10.1073/pnas.2106237118

  33. Soutschek A, Weber SC, Kahnt T, Quednow BB, Tobler PN (2021) Opioid antagonism modulates wanting-related frontostriatal connectivity. Elife. 10:e71077. doi:10.7554/eLife.71077

  34. Soutschek A, Moisa M, Ruff CC, Tobler PN (2021) Frontopolar theta oscillations link metacognition with prospective decision making. Nat Commun. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-24197-3

  35. Ou J, Wu Y, Hu Y, Gao X, Li H, Tobler PN (2021) Testosterone reduces generosity through cortical and subcortical mechanisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 118(12):e2021745118. doi:10.1073/pnas.2021745118

  36. Honda Y, Nakamura S, Ogawa K, Yoshino R, Tobler PN, Nishimura Y, Tsutsui K-I (2021) Changes in beta and high-gamma power in resting-state electrocorticogram induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of primary motor cortex in unanesthetized macaque monkeys. Neurosci Res. S0168-0102(21)00052-3. doi:doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2021.02.002

  37. Pasquereau B, Drui G, Saga Y, Richard A, Millot M, Météreau E, Sgambato V, Tobler PN, Tremblay L (2021) Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment retunes emotional valence in primate ventral striatum. Neuropsychopharmacology. doi:10.1038/s41386-021-00991-x

  38. Lindström B, Bellander M, Schultner DT, Chang A, Tobler PN, Amodio DM (2021) A computational reward learning account of social media engagement. Nat Commun. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19607-x

  39. Cathomas F, Klaus F, Guetter K, Chung H-K, Raja Beharelle A, Spiller TR, Schlegel R, Seifritz E, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2021) Increased random exploration in schizophrenia is associated with inflammation. NPJ Schizophr. 7(1):6. doi:10.1038/s41537-020-00133-0

  40. Kang P, Burke CJ, Tobler PN, Hein G (2021) Why We Learn Less from Observing Outgroups. J Neurosci. doi:110.1523/JNEUROSCI.0926-20.2020

  41. Saposnik G, Sotoca J, Sempere AP, Candeliere-Merlicco A, Díaz-Abós P, Tobler PN, Terzaghi M, Maurino J (2020) Therapeutic status quo in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A sign of poor self-perception of their clinical status? Mult Scler Relat Disord. 45:102354. doi:10.1016/j.msard.2020.102354

  42. Saposnik G, Grueschow M, Oh J, Terzaghi MA, Kostyrko P, Vaidyanathan S, Nisenbaum R, Ruff CC, Tobler PN (2020) Effect of an Educational Intervention on Therapeutic Inertia in Neurologists With Expertise in Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 3(12):e2022227. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.22227

  43. Diaconescu AO, Stecy M, Kasper L, Burke CJ, Nagy Z, Mathys C, Tobler PN (2020) Neural arbitration between social and individual learning systems. elife. 11;9:e54051. doi: 10.7554/eLife.54051

  44. Lindström B, Bellander M, Schultner DT, Chang A, Tobler PN, & Amodio DM (in press). A computational reward learning account of social media engagement. Nature Communications.

  45. Soutschek A, Moisa M, Ruff CC, Tobler PN (2020) The right temporoparietal junction enables delay of gratification by allowing decision makers to focus on future events. PLoS Biol. 18(8):e3000800. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3000800

  46. Soutschek A, Tobler PN (2020) Causal role of lateral prefrontal cortex in mental effort and fatigue. Hum Brain Mapp. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1002/hbm.25146

  47. Gobbi S, Weber SC, Graf G, Hinz D, Asarian L, Geary N, Leeners B, Hare TA, Tobler PN (2020) Reduced Neural Satiety Responses in Women Affected by Obesity. Neuroscience. 1;447:94-112. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.07.022

  48. Heinzelmann N, Weber S, Tobler PN (2020). Aesthetics and morality judgments share cortical neuroarchitecture. Cortex, 129:484-495.

  49. Kaliuzhna M, Kirschner M, Carruzzo F, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Bischof M, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2020) Clinical, behavioural and neural validation of the PANSS amotivation factor. Schizophr Res. 220:38-45. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2020.04.018

  50. Kluwe-Schiavon B, Kexel A, Manenti G, Cole DM, Baumgartner MR, Grassi-Oliveira R, Tobler PN, Quednow BB (2020) Sensitivity to gains during risky decision-making differentiates chronic cocaine users from stimulant-naïve controls. Behav Brain Res. 379:112386. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112386

  51. Soutschek A, Tobler PN (2020) Know your weaknesses: Sophisticated impulsiveness motivates voluntary self-restrictions. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1037/xlm0000833

  52. Soutschek A, Kozak R, de Martinis N, Howe W, Burke CJ, Fehr E, Jetter A, Tobler PN (2020) Activation of D1 receptors affects human reactivity and flexibility to valued cues. Neuropsychopharmacology. 45(5): 780-785. doi:10.1038/s41386-020-0617-z
  53. Soutschek A, Gvozdanovic G, Kozak R, Duvvuri S, de Martinis N, Harel B, Gray DL, Fehr E, Jetter A, Tobler PN (2020) Dopaminergic D1 receptor stimulation affects effort and risk preferences. Biological Psychiatry. 87(7): 678-685. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.09.002
  54. Wu Y, Liao J, Zilioli S, Wu Y, Deng H, Li H, Tobler PN (2019) Testosterone administration increases social discounting in healthy males. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 108:127-134. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.06.013
  55. Saposnik G, Mamdani M, Montalban X, Terzaghi M, Silva B, Saladino ML, Tobler PN, Caceres F (2019) Traffic Lights Intervention Reduces Therapeutic Inertia: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Multiple Sclerosis Care. MDM Policy Pract. 21;4(1):2381468319855642. doi: 10.1177/2381468319855642.
  56. Saposnik G, Oh J, Terzaghi MA, Kostyrko P, Bakdache F, Montoya A, Jaja BNR, Nisenbaum R, Ruff CC, Tobler PN (2019) Emotional expressions associated with therapeutic inertia in multiple sclerosis care. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 34:17-28. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2019.05.029
  57. Kirschner M, Cathomas F, Manoliu A, Habermeyer B, Simon JJ, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2019) Shared and dissociable features of apathy and reward system dysfunction in bipolar I disorder and schizophrenia. Psychol Med.  Apr 17:1-12. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1017/S0033291719000801
  58. Lindström B, Golkar A, Jangard S, Tobler PN, Olsson A (2019) Social threat learning transfers to decision making in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 116:4732-4737. doi:10.1073/pnas.1810180116
  59. Saposnik G, Mamdani M, Terzaghi M, Saladino ML, Silva B, Tobler PN, Caceres F (2018) The Role of Prescribing Generic (Non-proprietary) Drugs in the Prevalence of Therapeutic Inertia in Multiple Sclerosis Care. Front Neurol. 12;9:835. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00835
  60. Hein G, Engelmann JB, Tobler PN (2018) Pain relief provided by an outgroup member enhances analgesia. Proc Biol Sci.285(1887). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0501
  61. Schneider K, Michels L, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Burrer A, Tobler PN, Stämpfli P, Kirschner M, Seifritz E, Kaiser S (2018) Cerebral blood flow in striatal regions is associated with apathy in patients with schizophrenia. J Psychiatry Neursoci.43(6):170150. doi: 10.1503/jpn.170150
  62. Weber SC, Kahnt T, Quenow BB, Tobler PN (2018) Frontostriatal pathways gate processing of behaviorally relevant reward dimensions.PLoS Biol. 16(10):e2005722.doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2005722
  63. Lindström B, Tobler PN (2018) Incidental ostracism emerges from simple learning mechanisms. Nature Human Behavior in
  64. Holper L, Burke CJ, Fausch C, Seifritz E, Tobler PN (2018) Inequality signals in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex inform social preference models. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsy020
  65. Fujiwara J, Usui N, Eifuku S, Iijima T, Taira M, Tsutsui KI, Tobler PN (2018) Ventrolateral prefrontal cortex updates chosen value according to choice set size. J Cogn Neurosci. 30(3):307-318. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01207
  66. Kirschner M, Hager OM, Muff L, Bischof M, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Kluge A, Habermeyer B, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2018) Ventral striatal dysfunction and symptom expression in individuals with schizotypal personality traits and early psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 13;44(1):147-157. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbw142
  67. Burke CJ, Soutschek A, Weber S, Beharelle AR, Fehr E, Haker H, Tobler PN (2018) Dopamine receptor-specific contributions to the computation of value. Neuropsychopharmacology. 43(6):1415-1424
  68. Cueva C, Roberts RE, Spencer TJ, Rani N, Tempest M, Tobler PN, Herbert J, Rustichini A (2017) Testosterone administration does not affect men's rejections of low ultimatum game offers or aggressive mood. Hormones and Behavior 87: 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.09.012
  69. Grimm O, Kaiser S, Plichta MM, Tobler PN (2017) Altered reward anticipation: Potential explanation for weight gain in schizophrenia? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 75: 91-103.  doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.01.029
  70. Hartmann-Riemer MN, Aschenbrenner S, Bossert M, Westermann C, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Weisbrod M, Kaiser S (2017) Deficits in reinforcement learning but no link to apathy in patients with schizophrenia. Scientific Reports 7:40352.  doi:10.1038/srep40352
  71. Kahnt T, Tobler PN (2017) Dopamine modulates the functional organization of the orbitofrontal cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience 37(6): 1493-1504.  doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2827-16.2016
  72. Saposnik G, Maurino J, Sempere AP, Ruff CC, Tobler PN (2017) Herding: A new phenomenon affecting medical decision-making in multiple sclerosis care? Lessons learned from DIScUTIR MS. Patient Preference and Adherence 11: 175-180.  doi:10.2147/PPA.S124192
  73. Saposnik G, Sempere AP, Prefasi D, Selchen D, Ruff CC, Maurino J, Tobler PN (2017) Decision making in multiple sclerosis: The role of aversion to ambiguity for therapeutic inertia among neurologists (DIScUTIR MS). Frontiers in Neurology 8:65. doi:10.3389/fneur.2017.00065
  74. Soutschek A, Ugazio G, Crockett MJ, Ruff CC, Kalenscher T, Tobler PN (2017) Binding oneself to the mast: Stimulating frontopolar cortex enhances precommitment. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw176
  75. Burke CJ, Baddeley M, Tobler PN, Schultz W (2016) Partial adaptation of obtained and observed value signals preserves information about gains and losses. The Journal of Neuroscience 36(39): 10016-10025.  doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0487-16.2016
  76. Burke CJ, Tobler PN (2016) Time, not size, matters for striatal reward predictions to dopamine. Neuron 91(1): 8-11.  doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2016.06.029.
  77. Dogan A, Morishima Y, Heise F, Tanner C, Gibson R, Wagner AF, Tobler PN (2016) Prefrontal connections express individual differences in intrinsic resistance to trading off honesty values against economic benefits. Scientific Reports 6:33263.  doi:10.1038/srep33263
  78. Hein G, Engelmann JB, Vollberg MC, Tobler PN (2016) How learning shapes the empathic brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 113: 80-85. doi:10.1073/pnas.1514539112
  79. Kahnt T, Tobler PN (2016) Dopamine regulates stimulus generalization in the human hippocampus. Elife 5:e12678. doi:10.7554/eLife.12678
  80. Kirschner M, Hager OM, Bischof M, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Kluge A, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2016) Deficits in context-dependent adaptive coding of reward in schizophrenia. NPJ Schizophrenia 2:16020. doi:10.1038/npjschz.2016.20
  81. Kirschner M, Hager OM, Bischof M, Hartmann MN, Kluge A, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2016) Ventral striatal hypoactivation is associated with apathy but not diminished expression in patients with schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience 41(3): 152-161. doi:10.1503/jpn.140383
  82. Kirschner M, Hager OM, Muff L, Bischof M, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Kluge A, Habermeyer B, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2016) Ventral striatal dysfunction and symptom expression in individuals with schizotypal personality traits and early psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin. Advance online publication. doi:10.1093/schbul/sbw142
  83. Luigjes J, Figee M, Tobler PN, van den Brink W, de Kwaasteniet B, van Wingen G, Denys D (2016) Doubt in the insula: Risk processing in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10:283. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00283
  84. Saga Y, Richard A, Sgambato-Faure V, Hoshi E, Tobler PN, Tremblay L (2016) Ventral pallidum encodes contextual information and controls aversive behaviors. Cerebral Cortex. Advance online publication. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhw107
  85. Saposnik G, Redelmeier D, Ruff CC, Tobler PN (2016) Cognitive biases associated with medical decisions: A systematic review. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 16(1): 138. doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0377-1
  86. Soutschek A, Ruff CC, Strombach T, Kalenscher T, Tobler PN (2016) Brain stimulation reveals crucial role of overcoming self-centeredness in self-control. Science Advances 2(10):e1600992
  87. Tobler PN, Preller KH, Campbell-Meiklejohn DK, Kirschner M, Kraehenmann R, Stämpfli P, Herdener M, Seifritz E, Quednow BB (2016) Shared neural basis of social and non-social reward deficits in chronic cocaine users. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 11(6):1017-1025. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw030
  88. Weber SC, Beck-Schimmer B, Kajdi ME, Müller D, Tobler PN, Quednow BB (2016) Dopamine D2/3- and μ-opioid receptor antagonists reduce cue-induced responding and reward impulsivity in humans. Translational Psychiatry 6(7):e850. doi:10.1038/tp.2016.113
  89. Cueva C, Roberts RE, Spencer T, Rani N, Tempest M, Tobler PN, Herbert J, Rustichini A (2015) Cortisol and testosterone increase financial risk taking and may destabilize markets. Scientific Reports 5:11206. doi: 10.1038/srep11206
  90. Hager OM, Kirschner M, Bischof M, Hartmann-Riemer MN, Kluge A, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2015) Reward-dependent modulation of working memory is associated with negative symptoms in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 168(1-2): 238-244. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.08.024
  91. Hartmann MN, Hager OM, Reimann AV, Chumbley JR, Kirschner M, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2015) Apathy but not diminished expression in schizophrenia is associated with discounting of monetary rewards by physical effort. Schizophrenia Bulletin 41: 503-512. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbu102
  92. Hartmann MN, Kluge A, Kalis A, Mojzisch A, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2015) Apathy in schizophrenia as a deficit in the generation of options for action. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124: 309-318. doi: 10.1037/abn0000048
  93. Howard JD, Gottfried JA, Tobler PN, Kahnt T (2015) Identity-specific coding of future rewards in the human orbitofrontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112: 5195-5200. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1503550112
  94. Ishii H, Ohara S, Tobler PN, Tsutsui K, Iijima T (2015) Dopaminergic and serotonergic modulation of anterior insular and orbitofrontal cortex function in risky decision making. Neuroscience Research 92: 53-61. doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2014.11.009
  95. Kahnt T, Weber SC, Haker H, Robbins TW, Tobler PN (2015) Dopamine D2-receptor blockade enhances decoding of prefrontal signals in humans. The Journal of Neuroscience 35: 4104-4111. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4182-14.2015
  96. Kirschner M, Hager OM, Bischof M, Hartmann MN, Kluge A, Seifritz E, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2015) Ventral striatal hypoactivation is associated with apathy but not diminished expression in patients with schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience 40(5):140383. doi: 10.1503/jpn.140383
  97. Oyama K, Tateyama Y, Hernadi I, Tobler PN, Iijima T, Tsutsui KI (2015) Discrete coding of stimulus value, reward expectation, and reward prediction error in the dorsal striatum. Journal of Neurophysiology 114: 2600-2615. doi: 10.1152/jn.00097.2015
  98. Seid-Fatemi A, Tobler PN (2015) Efficient learning mechanisms hold in the social domain and are implemented in the medial prefrontal cortex. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 10: 735-743. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu130
  99. Strombach T, Weber B, Hangebrauk Z, Kenning P, Karipidis II, Tobler PN, Kalenscher T (2015) Social discounting involves modulation of neural value signals by temporoparietal junction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112: 1619-1624. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414715112
  100. Sul S, Tobler PN, Hein G, Leiberg S, Jung D, Fehr E, Kim H (2015) Spatial gradient in value representation along the medial prefrontal cortex reflects individual differences in prosociality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112(25): 7851-7856. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423895112
  101. Burke CJ, Dreher JC, Seymour B, Tobler PN (2014) State-dependent value representation: Evidence from the striatum. Frontiers in Neuroscience 8:193. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00193
  102. Chumbley JR, Burke CJ, Stephan KE, Friston KJ, Tobler PN, Fehr E (2014) Surprise beyond prediction error. Human Brain Mapping 35: 4805-4814. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22513
  103. Chumbley JR, Tobler PN, Fehr E (2014) Fatal attraction: Ventral striatum predicts costly choice errors in humans. Neuroimage 89: 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.11.039
  104. Holper L, Wolf M, Tobler PN (2014) Comparison of functional near-infrared spectroscopy and electrodermal activity in assessing objective versus subjective risk during risky financial decisions. Neuroimage 84: 833-842. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.09.047
  105. Kahnt T, Park SQ, Haynes JD, Tobler PN (2014) Disentangling neural representations of value and salience in the human brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 111: 5000-5005. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1320189111
  106. Pikulina E, Renneboog L, Ter Horst J, Tobler PN (2014) Bonus schemes and trading activity. Journal of Corporate Finance 29: 369-389. doi: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2014.09.010
  107. Preller KH, Herdener M, Schilbach L, Stämpfli P, Hulka LM, Vonmoos M, Ingold N, Vogeley K, Tobler PN, Seifritz E, Quednow BB (2014) Functional changes of the reward system underlie blunted response to social gaze in cocaine users. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 111: 2842-2847. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317090111
  108. Burke CJ, Brünger C, Kahnt T, Park SQ, Tobler PN (2013) Neural integration of risk and effort costs by the frontal pole: Only upon request. The Journal of Neuroscience 33: 1706-1713. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3662-12.2013
  109. Crockett MJ, Braams BR, Clark L, Tobler PN, Robbins TW, Kalenscher T (2013) Restricting temptations: Neural mechanisms of precommitment. Neuron 79: 391-401. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2013.05.028
  110. Fujiwara J, Usui N, Park SQ, Williams T, Iijima T, Taira M, Tsutsui KI, Tobler PN (2013) Value of freedom to choose encoded by the human brain. Journal of Neurophysiology 110: 1915-1929.
  111. Hartmann MN, Hager OM, Tobler PN, Kaiser S (2013) Parabolic discounting of monetary rewards by physical effort. Behavioural Processes 100: 192-196. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2013.09.014
  112. Kahnt T, Tobler PN (2013) Salience signals in the right temporoparietal junction facilitate value-based decisions. The Journal of Neuroscience 33: 863-869. doi:10.1523/​JNEUROSCI.3531-12.2013
  113. Kaiser S, Simon JJ, Kalis A, Schweizer S, Tobler PN, Mojzisch A (2013) The cognitive and neural basis of option generation and subsequent choice. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience 13: 814-829. doi:10.3758/s13415-013-0175-5
  114. Heinzelmann N*, Ugazio G*, Tobler PN (2012) Practical implications of empirically studying moral decision-making. Frontiers in Neuroscience 6:94. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2012.00094
  115. Ishii H, Ohara S, Tobler PN, Tsutsui K, Iijima T (2012) Inactivating anterior insular cortex reduces risk taking. The Journal of Neuroscience 32: 16031–16039. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2278-12.2012
  116. Kahnt T, Park SQ, Burke CJ, Tobler PN (2012) How glitter relates to gold: Similarity-dependent reward prediction errors in the human striatum. The Journal of Neuroscience 32: 16521–16529. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2383-12.2012
  117. Miyapuram KP, Tobler PN, Gregorios-Pippas L, Schultz W (2012) BOLD responses in reward regions to hypothetical and imaginary monetary rewards. Neuroimage 59: 1692-1699.doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.09.029
  118. Vostroknutov A, Tobler PN, Rustichini A (2012) Causes of social reward differences encoded in human brain. Journal of Neurophysiology 107: 1403-1412.
  119. Burke CJ, Tobler PN (2011) Coding of reward probability and risk by single neurons in animals. Frontiers in Neuroscience 5:121. doi:10.3389/fnins.2011.00121
  120. Burke CJ, Tobler PN (2011) Reward skewness coding in the insula independent of probability and loss. Journal of Neurophysiology 106: 2415-2422.
  121. Schultz W, O'Neill M, Tobler PN, Kobayashi S (2011) Neuronal signals for reward risk in frontal cortex. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1239: 109-117. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06256.x
  122. Burke CJ, Tobler PN, Baddeley M, Schultz W (2010) Neural mechanisms of observational learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107: 14431-14436. doi:10.1073/pnas.1003111107
  123. Burke CJ, Tobler PN, Schultz W, Baddeley M (2010) Striatal BOLD response reflects the impact of herd information on financial decisions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4:48. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2010.00048
  124. Kalenscher T, Tobler PN, Huijbers W, Daselaar SM, Pennartz CM (2010) Neural signatures of intransitive preferences. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4:49. doi:/10.3389/fnhum.2010.00049
  125. Christopoulos GI, Tobler PN, Bossaerts P, Dolan RJ, Schultz W (2009) Neural correlates of value, risk, and risk aversion contributing to decision making under risk. The Journal of Neuroscience 29: 12574-12583. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2614-09.2009
  126. Düzel E, Bunzeck N, Guitart-Masip M, Wittmann B, Schott BH, Tobler PN (2009) Functional imaging of the human dopaminergic midbrain. Trends in Neurosciences 32: 321-328. doi:10.1016/j.tins.2009.02.005
  127. Fujiwara J, Tobler PN, Taira M, Iijima T, Tsutsui K (2009) A parametric relief signal in human ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. NeuroImage 44: 1163-1170. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2008.09.050
  128. Fujiwara J, Tobler PN, Taira M, Iijima T, Tsutsui K (2009) Segregated and integrated coding of reward and punishment in the cingulate cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology 101: 3284-3293. doi:10.1152/jn.90909.2008
  129. Gregorios-Pippas L, Tobler PN, Schultz W (2009) Short-term temporal discounting of reward value in human ventral striatum. Journal of Neurophysiology 101: 1507-1523. doi:10.1152/jn.90730.2008
  130. Tobler PN, Christopoulos GI, O'Doherty JP, Dolan RJ, Schultz W (2009) Risk-dependent reward value signal in human prefrontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 106: 7185-7190. doi:10.1073/pnas.0809599106
  131. Fujiwara J, Tobler PN, Taira M, Iijima T, Tsutsui K (2008) Personality-dependent dissociation of absolute and relative loss processing in orbitofrontal cortex. The European Journal of Neuroscience 27: 1547-1552. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.2008.06096.x
  132. Schultz W, Preuschoff K, Camerer C, Hsu M, Fiorillo CD, Tobler PN, Bossaerts P (2008) Explicit neural signals reflecting reward uncertainty. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 363: 3801-3811. doi:10.1098/rstb.2008.0152
  133. Shea N, Krug K, Tobler PN (2008) Conceptual representations in goal-directed decision making. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience 8: 418-428. doi:10.3758/CABN.8.4.418
  134. Tobler PN, Christopoulos GI, O'Doherty JP, Dolan RJ, Schultz W (2008) Neuronal distortions of reward probability without choice. The Journal of Neuroscience 28: 11703-11711. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2870-08.2008
  135. Tobler PN, Kalis A, Kalenscher T (2008) The role of moral utility in decision making: an interdisciplinary framework. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience 8: 390-401. doi:10.3758/CABN.8.4.390
  136. Tobler PN, Fletcher PC, Bullmore ET, Schultz W (2007) Learning-related human brain activations reflecting individual finances. Neuron 54: 167-175. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2007.03.004
  137. Tobler PN, Kalenscher T (2007) Awfully afraid? Dissociating decision- from motor- and sensory-related brain activation during perceptual choices. The Journal of Neuroscience 27: 6081-6082. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1478-07.2007
  138. Tobler PN, O'Doherty JP, Dolan RJ, Schultz W (2007) Reward value coding distinct from risk attitude-related uncertainty coding in human reward systems. Journal of Neurophysiology 97: 1621-32. doi:10.1152/jn.00745.2006
  139. Tobler PN, O'Doherty JP, Dolan RJ, Schultz W (2006) Human neural learning depends on reward prediction errors in the blocking paradigm. Journal of Neurophysiology 95: 301-310. doi:10.1152/jn.00762.2005
  140. Fiorillo CD, Tobler PN, Schultz W (2005) Evidence that the delay-period activity of dopamine neurons corresponds to reward uncertainty rather than backpropagating TD errors. Behavioral and Brain Functions 1: 7. doi:10.1186/1744-9081-1-7
  141. Tobler PN, Fiorillo CD, Schultz W (2005) Adaptive coding of reward value by dopamine neurons. Science 307: 1642-1645. doi:10.1126/science.1105370
  142. Fiorillo CD, Tobler PN, Schultz W (2003) Discrete coding of reward probability and uncertainty by dopamine neurons. Science 299: 1898-1902. doi:10.1126/science.1077349
  143. Tobler PN, Dickinson A, Schultz W (2003) Coding of predicted reward omission by dopamine neurons in a conditioned inhibition paradigm. The Journal of Neuroscience 23: 10402-10410. Article
  144. Tobler PN, Müri RM (2002) Role of human frontal and supplementary eye fields in double step saccades. Neuroreport 13: 253-255. doi:10.1097/00001756-200202110-00016
  145. Tobler PN, Felblinger J, Bürki M, Nirkko AC, Ozdoba C, Müri RM (2001) Functional organisation of the saccadic reference system processing extraretinal signals in humans. Vision Research 41: 1351-1358. doi:10.1016/S0042-6989(00)00316-3

    Contributions to books

  1. Kahnt T, Tobler PN (2017) Reward, value, and salience. In: JC Dreher, L Tremblay (eds.) Decision neuroscience: An integrative approach (pp. 109-120). Amsterdam: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-805308-9.00009-9
  2. Huys QJM, Tobler PN, Hasler G, Flagel SB (2014) The role of learning-related dopamine signals in addiction vulnerability. Progress in Brain Research 211: 31-77. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63425-2.00003-9
  3. Daw ND, Tobler PN (2013) Value learning through reinforcement: The basics of dopamine and reinforcement learning. In PW Glimcher & E Fehr (eds.), Neuroeconomics: Decision making and the brain (2nd ed), Amsterdam: Elsevier, 283-298. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-416008-8.00015-2
  4. Tobler PN, Weber EU (2013) Valuation for risky and uncertain choices. In PW Glimcher & E Fehr (eds.), Neuroeconomics: Decision making and the brain (2nd ed), Amsterdam: Elsevier, 149-172. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-416008-8.00009-7
  5. Zandstra E H, Miyapuram KP, Tobler PN (2013) Understanding consumer decisions using behavioral economics. Progress in Brain Research 202: 197-211. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-62604-2.00012-5
  6. Kennerley SW, Tobler PN (2012) Decision-making in frontal cortex: From single-units to fMRI. In R Mars, J Sallet, M Rushworth & N Yeung (eds.), Neural basis of motivational and cognitive control, Cambridge: MIT Press, 75-94.

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