Read Montague presented at the Stanford Center for Mind, Brain, and Computation

Read Montague, Ph.D.

Read Montague, Ph.D.

Read Montague, director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was one of several speakers at a symposium at the Stanford Center for Mind, Brain, and Computation on February 29, 2012.

The symposium, “Reinforcement Learning: Computational Roles for Dopamine, Striatum, and Hippocampus,” also featured speakers Gary Aston-Jones, director of the Neuroscience Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina, and Yael Niv, an assistant professor at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute.

The Stanford Center for Mind, Brain, and Computation is dedicated to understanding how mental functions such as perceiving, understanding, thinking, feeling, and decision-making arise from neural processes in the brain.