Perceptual decision making

Shankar S, Kayser AS. Perceptual and categorical decision making: goal-relevant representation of two domains at different levels of abstraction. Journal of Neurophysiology 117(6): 2088-2103, 2017.

Navarro-Cebrian A, Knight RT, Kayser AS. Frontal monitoring and parietal evidence: mechanisms of error correction. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 28(8):1166-1177, 2016.

Navarro-Cebrian A, Knight RT, Kayser AS. Error-monitoring and post-error compensations: dissociation between perceptual failures and motor errors with and without awareness. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(30): 12375-12383, 2013.

Buchsbaum BR, Erickson DT, Kayser AS. Decomposing effects of time on task reveals an anteroposterior gradient of perceptual decision regions. PLoS One, 8(8): e72074, 2013.

Erickson DT, Kayser AS. The neural representation of sensorimotor transformations in a human perceptual decision making network. NeuroImage, 79: 340-350, 2013.

Kayser AS, Erickson DT, Buchsbaum BR, D'Esposito M. Neural representations of relevant and irrelevant features in perceptual decision making. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(47): 15778-15789, 2010.

Kayser AS*, Buchsbaum B*, Erickson DT, D'Esposito M. The functional anatomy of a perceptual decision in the human brain. Journal of Neurophysiology, 103(3): 1179-1194, 2010.


Higher order cognition

Cameron IGM, Wallace DL, Al-Zughoul A, Kayser AS, D'Esposito M.  Effects of tolcapone and bromocriptine on cognitive stability and flexibility. Psychopharmacology 235(4): 1295-1305, 2018.

Voytek B, Kayser AS, Badre D, Fegen D, Chang EF, Crone NE, Parvizi J, Knight RT, D'Esposito M. Oscillatory dynamics coordinating human frontal networks in support of goal maintenance. Nature Neuroscience 18(9): 1318-1324, 2015.

Kayser AS, D’Esposito M. Abstract rule learning: the differential effects of lesions in frontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 23(1): 230-240, 2013.

Badre D*, Kayser AS*, D'Esposito M. Frontal cortex and the discovery of abstract action rules. Neuron, 66(2): 315-326, 2010.

Nomura E, Gratton C, Visser R, Kayser AS, Perez F, & D'Esposito M. Double dissociation of two cognitive control networks in patients with focal brain lesions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(26): 12017-22, 2010.


Self regulation

Op de Macks ZA, Bunge SA, Bell ON, Kriegsfeld LJ, Kayser AS, Dahl RE. The effect of social rank feedback on risk taking and associated reward processes in adolescent girls. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 12(2): 240-250, 2017.

Kayser AS, Vega T, Weinstein D, Peters J, Mitchell JM.  Right inferior frontal cortex activity correlates with tolcapone responsivity in problem and pathological gamblers.  Neuroimage Clinical (13): 339-348, 2016.

Op de Macks ZA, Bunge SA, Bell ON, Wilbrecht L, Kriegsfeld LJ, Kayser AS, Dahl RE.  Risky decision-making in adolescent girls: the role of pubertal hormones and reward circuitry.  Psychoneuroendocrinology (74): 77-91, 2016.

Chiong W, Wood KA, Beagle AJ, Hsu M, Kayser AS, Miller BL, Kramer JH. Neuroeconomic dissociation of semantic dementia and behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Brain 139(2): 578-587, 2016.

Kayser AS, Op de Macks Z, Dahl R, Frank MJ.  A neural correlate of strategic exploration at the onset of adolescence.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 28(2): 199-209, 2016.

Saez I, Zhu L, Set E, Kayser AS*, Hsu M*. Prefrontal dopamine promotes human egalitarian behavior. Current Biology, 25(7): 912-919, 2015.

Kayser AS, Mitchell JM, Weinstein D, Frank MJ. Dopamine, locus of control, and the exploration-exploitation tradeoff. Neuropsychopharmacology, 40(2): 454-462, 2014.

Kayser AS, Allen DC, Navarro-Cebrian A, Mitchell JM, Fields HL. Dopamine, corticostriatal connectivity, and intertemporal choice. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(27): 9402-9409, 2012.

Mitchell JM, Teague CH, Kayser AS, Bartlett S, Fields HL. Varenicline (Chantix TM) decreases alcohol craving and consumption in heavy drinking smokers. Psychopharmacology, 223(3): 299-306, 2012.


Other Work

Vytlacil J, Kayser AS, Miyakawa A, D'Esposito M. An approach for identifying brainstem dopaminergic pathways using resting state functional MRI. PLoS One, 9(1): e87109, 2014.

Chiong W, Wilson SM, D’Esposito M, Kayser AS, Grossman SN, Poorzand P, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Rankin KP. The salience network causally influences default mode network activity during moral reasoning. Brain, 136(6): 1929-1941, 2013.

Kayser AS, Sun FT, D'Esposito M. A comparison of Granger causality and coherency in fMRI analysis of the motor system. Human Brain Mapping, 30(11): 3475-3494, 2009.