Figure 3 from Law and Gold, 2009, depicting reinforcement-driven changes in weights between sensory and decision neurons. Figure 1C from Wilson et al, 2010, illustrating the message-passing updating rule used for Bayesian on-line belief updating in change-point problems. Figure 5a from Bennur and Gold, 2011, illustrating the proportion of LIP neurons selective for target color, motion direction, and saccadic choice.

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Wilson RC, Nassar MR, Gold JI (2013) A mixture of delta-rules approximation to Bayesian inference in change-point problems. PLoS Computational Biol 9. [PubMed]

Fitzgerald JK, Freedman DJ, Fanini A, Bennur S, Gold JI, Assad JA (2013) Biased associative representations in parietal cortex. Neuron 77(1):180-91. [PubMed]

Ding L, Gold JI (2012) Separate, causal roles of the caudate in saccadic choice and execution in a perceptual decision task. Neuron 75:865-74. [PubMed]

Nassar MR, Rumsey KM, Wilson RC, Parikh K, Heasly B, Gold JI (2012) Rational regulation of learning dynamics by pupil-linked arousal systems. Nature Neurosci 15:1040–46. [PubMed]

Ding L, Gold JI (2012) Neural Correlates of Perceptual Decision Making before, during, and after Decision Commitment in Monkey Frontal Eye Field. Cereb Cortex 22:1052–67. [PubMed]

Bennur S, Gold JI (2011) Distinct representations of a perceptual decision and the associated oculomotor plan in monkey area LIP. J Neurosci 31:913-21. [PubMed]

Ding L, Gold JI (2010) Caudate Encodes Multiple Computations for Perceptual Decisions. J Neurosci 30:15747-59. [PubMed]

Nassar MR, Wilson RC, Heasly B, Gold JI (2010) An approximately Bayesian delta-rule model explains the dynamics of belief updating in a changing environment. J Neurosci 30: 12366-12378. [PubMed]

Wilson RC, Nassar MR, Gold JI (2010) Bayesian On-line Learning of the Hazard Rate in Change-Point Problems. Neural Computation 22: 2452-76. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Law CT, Connolly PM, Bennur S (2010) Relationships between the threshold and slope of psychometric and neurometric functions during perceptual learning: implications for neuronal pooling. J Neurophysiol 103: 140-54. [PubMed]

Law CT, Gold JI (2009) Reinforcement learning can account for associative and perceptual learning on a visual-decision task. Nature Neurosci 12: 655-63. [PubMed]

Connolly PM, Bennur S, Gold JI (2009) Correlates of perceptual learning in an oculomotor decision variable. J Neurosci 29:2136-50. [PubMed]

Kawlani RM, Bloy L, Elliott MA, Gold JI (2008) A method for localizing microelectrode trajectories in the macaque brain using MRI. J Neurosci Methods 176:104-11. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Law CT, Connolly PM, Bennur S (2008) The relative influence of priors and sensory evidence on an oculomotor decision variable during perceptual learning. J Neurophysiol 100: 2653-68. [PubMed]

Law CT, Gold JI (2008) Neural correlates of perceptual learning in a sensory-motor, but not a sensory, cortical area. Nature Neurosci 11: 505-513. [PubMed]

Eckhoff P, Holmes P, Law CT, Connolly PM, Gold JI (2008) On diffusion processes with variable drift rates as models for decision making during learning. New J of Physics 10: 27 pp. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Shadlen MN (2003) The influence of behavioral context on the representation of a perceptual decision in developing oculomotor commands. J Neurosci 23: 632-651. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Knudsen EI (2001) Adaptive adjustment of neural connectivity in the barn owl’s inferior colliculus revealed by focal pharmacological inactivation. J Neurophysiol 85(4): 1575-1584. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Knudsen EI (2000) Abnormal auditory experience induces frequency-specific adjustments in unit tuning for binaural localization cues in the optic tectum of juvenile owls. J Neurosci 20(2):862-877. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Knudsen EI (2000) A site of auditory experience-dependent plasticity in the neural representation of auditory space in the barn owl’s inferior colliculus. J Neurosci 20(9):3469-3486. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Shadlen MN (2000) Representation of a perceptual decision in developing oculomotor commands. Nature 404:390-394. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Knudsen EI (1999) Hearing impairment induces frequency-specific adjustments in auditory spatial tuning in the optic tectum of young owls. J Neurophysiol 82(5):2197-2209. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Bear MF (1994) A model of dendritic spine Ca2+ concentration exploring possible bases for a sliding synaptic modification threshold. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA). 91(9):3941-3945. [PubMed]

Intrator N, Gold JI (1993) Three-dimensional object recognition of gray level images: the usefulness of distinguishing features. Neural Computation 5:61-74.

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Reviews and chapters

Ding L, Gold JI (2013) The basal ganglia’s contributions to perceptual decision making. Neuron 79: 640-649. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Heekeren HR (2013) Neural mechanisms for perceptual decision making. In: Neuroeconomics, 2nd edition. Glimcher PW and Fehr E, eds. Academic Press.

Nassar MR, Gold JI (2013) A healthy fear of the unknown: perspectives on the interpretation of parameter fits from computational models in neuroscience. PLoS Computational Biol 9. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Ding L (2012) How mechanisms of perceptual decision-making affect the psychometric function. Progress in Neurobiology 103: 98-114. [PubMed]

Linkov I, Cormier S, Gold JI, Satterstrom FK, Bridges T (2011) Using our brains to develop better policy. Risk Analysis: An International Journal 32: 374–80.

Gold JI, Watanabe T (2010) Perceptual learning. Curr Bio 20, R46-47. [PubMed]

Law CT, Gold JI (2009) Shared mechanisms of perceptual learning and decision-making. Topics in Cog Sci 2: 226-38.

Aston-Jones G, Gold JI (2009) How we say no: norepinephrine, inferior frontal gyrus, and response inhibition. Biol Psychiatry 65:548-9. [PubMed]

Wang S, Gold JI (2008) Your brain’s secret ballot. New York Times Op-Ed, Oct. 27.

Bennur S, Gold JI (2008) Right way neurons. Nature Neurosci 11: 1121-22. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Shadlen MN (2007) The Neural Basis of Decision Making. Ann Rev Neurosci, 30:535-574. [PubMed]

Gold JI (2005) Multiple roles of experience in decoding the neural representation of sensory stimuli. In: Percept, Decision, Action: Bridging the Gaps. Novartis Foundation Symposium No. 170.

Holmes PJ, Bogacz R, Cohen JD and Gold JI (2005) Letter to the Editor (on the sequential probability ratio test in cognitive psychology). Mathematical Intelligencer 27 (1), 4-5.

Shadlen MN, Gold JI (2004) The neurophysiology of decision making as a window on cognition. In: The Newest Cognitive Neurosciences, 3rd edition. Gazzaniga MS, ed. MIT Press.

Gold JI (2004) Through the Looking Glass. J Neurophysiol 91: 1936-1937. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Kalwani RM (2004) Context matters. Neuron 41:177-178. [PubMed]

Gold JI (2003) Linking reward expectation to behavior in the basal ganglia. Trends in Neuro 26: 12-13. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Shadlen, MN (2002) Banburismus and the brain: decoding the relationship between sensory stimuli, decisions, and reward. Neuron 36:299-308. [PubMed]

Gold JI, Mazurek ME (2002) Posterior parietal cortex: not just where, but how. Nat Neurosci 5:506-8.

Gold JI (2002) Good vibrations. Neuron 33(6):842-844.

Gold JI, Shadlen MN (2001) Neural computations that underlie decisions about sensory stimuli. Trends in Cog Sci 5(1):10-16. [PubMed]

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Conference presentations

Krishnamurthy K, Nassar MR, Sarode S, Gold JI (2013) Dynamic calibration of the influence of priors and sensory input for perceptual estimation. COSYNE poster.

Nassar MR and Gold JI (2012) Prediction error signals in ACC are scaled according to rational adjustments of learning. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Sarode S, Nassar MR, and Gold JI (2012) Dynamic calibration of the relative influence of sensory information and priors on perceptual estimation in a changing environment. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Nassar MR and Gold JI (2012) Prediction error signals in ACC are scaled according to rational adjustments of learning. COSYNE poster.

Li Y, Bennur S, and Gold JI (2012) A comparison of sensory, decision, and oculomotor signals in spikes and local field potentials in the lateral intraparietal area. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Doi T, Ding L, and Gold JI (2012) Time window of microstimulation effects on perceptual decisions in caudate nucleus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Ding L and Gold JI (2012) Neural correlates of perceptual decisions that incorporate asymmetric reward information. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

McGuire JT, Nassar MR, Heasly B, Gold JI, Kable JW (2012) Dorsomedial prefrontal cortex reflects multiple influences on learning rate in a dynamic environment. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Liu A, Tsunada J, Gold JI, and Cohen YE (2012) Psychophysical behavior during an auditory frequency contour discrimination task. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Ding L, Gold JI (2011) Microstimulation of the caudate influences perceptual decisions. CoSyNe talk.

Kalwani R, Gold JI (2010) Temporal relationship between different modes of LC firing and pupil diameter in monkeys performing a countermanding task in monkeys performing a countermanding task. SFN poster.

Nassar MR, Gold JI (2010) Variable learning or exploration: disentangling the dynamics of belief updating and action selection. SFN poster.

Bennur S, Gold JI (2010) Neurons in area LIP encode perceptual decisions in a perceptual, not oculomotor, frame of reference.  CoSyNe poster.

Nassar MR, Wilson RC, Kalwani RM, Heasly B, Gold JI (2010) Pupillometric evidence for a role of LC in belief updating. CoSyNe talk.

Wilson RC, Nassar MR, Gold JI (2010) A delta-rule approximation to Bayesian inference in change-point problems. CoSyNe poster.

Ding L, Gold JI (2009). FEF activity in a motion discrimination reaction-time task. SFN poster.

Law CT, Gold JI (2009). Changes in the temporal dynamics of evidence accumulation during learning on a visual motion discrimination task. SFN poster.

Nassar MR, Wilson R, Heasly B, Gold JI (2009). Updating beliefs in a changing world.

Gold JI and Naecker B (2009). Measurements of sensory readout during perceptual learning by human subjects on coarse and fine direction discrimination tasks. SFN poster.

Kalwani RM, Gold JI (2009). Correlates of decision commitment in measurements of pupil diameter using the countermanding task. SFN poster.

Wilson RC, Nassar M, Gold JI (2009) An ideal-observer model for optimal inference in the presence of different types of uncertainty. CoSyNe talk.

Teng C-L, Gold JI (2009) Neural noise shapes perceptual landscapes for different forms of plasticity in perceptual learning. CoSyNe poster.

Ding L, Gold JI (2008) Caudate activity in a decision-making reaction time task. CoSyNe talk.

Teng C-L, Gold JI (2008) A computational analysis of changes in sensory representation versus read-out underlying perceptual learning. CoSyNe.

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