Publications by Read Montague

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Montague PR. (2013). Drug addiction and the problem of free will. In: Sinnott-Armstrong W (Ed.), Moral Psychology: Volume 4: Free Will and Moral Responsibility. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Xiang T, Ray D, Lohrenz T, Dayan P, Montague PR. (2012). Computational Phenotyping of Two-Person Interactions Reveals Differential Neural Response to Depth-of-Thought. PLOS Computational Biology 8(12): e1002841. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002841.

Friston K, Adams, R, Montague PR. (2012). What is value-accumulated reward or evidence? Frontiers in Neurorobotics 6: 11. doi: 10.3389/fnbot.2012.00011.

Friston K, Samothrakis S, Montague PR. (2012). Active inference and agency: optimal control without cost functions. Biological Cybernetics 106(8): 523-541.

Kishida KT, Montague PR. (2012). Imaging Models of Valuation During Social Interaction in Humans. Biological Psychiatry 72(2): 93-100. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.02.037.

Sharp C, Monterosso J, Montague PR. (2012). Neuroeconomics: A Bridge for Translational Research. Biological Psychiatry 72(2): 87-92. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.02.029.

Montague PR. (2012). The Scylla and Charybdis of Neuroeconomic Approaches to Psychopathology. Biological Psychiatry 72(2): 80-81. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.02.029.

Bhatt MA, Lohrenz TM, Camerer CF, Montague PR. (2012). Distinct contributions of the amygdala and parahippocampal gyrus to suspicion in a repeated bargaining game. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA) 109(22): 8728-8733. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1200738109.

Kishida KT, Li J, Schwind J, Montague PR. (2012). New approaches to investigating social gestures in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 4(1): 14. doi: 10.1186.1866-1955-4-14.

Kishida KT, Yang D, Quartz KH, Quartz SR, Montague PR. (2012). Implicit signals in small group settings and their impact on the expression of cognitive capacity and associated brain responses. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences 367(1589): 704-716. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0267.

Montague PR, Dolan RJ, Friston KJ, Dayan P. (2012). Computational Psychiatry. Trends in Cognitive Science 16(1): 72-80.

Downar J, Bhatt M, Montague PR. (2011). Neural correlates of effective learning in experienced medical decision-makers. PLOS ONE 6(11): e27768. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027768.

Kirk U, Harvey A, Montague PR. (2011). Domain expertise insulates against judgment bias by monetary favors through a modulation of ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA) 108(25): 10332-10336. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1019332108.

Kirk U, Downar J, Montague PR. (2011). Interoception drives increased rational decision-making in meditators playing the ultimatum game. Frontiers in Neuroscience 5: 49. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00049.

Kishida KT, Sandberg SG, Lohrenz T, Comair YG, Saez IG, Phillips PEM, Montague PR. (2011). Sub-second dopamine detection in human striatum. PLOS ONE 6(8): e23291. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023291.

Helekar SA, Shin JC, Mattson BJ, Bartley K, Stosic M, Saldana-King T, Montague PR, Hutton GJ. (2010). Functional brain network changes associated with maintenance of cognitive function in multiple sclerosis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4: 219. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00219.

Bhatt MA, Lohrenz T, Camerer CF, Montague PR. (2010). Neural signatures of strategic types in a two-person bargaining game. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA) 107(46): 19720-19725. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1009625107.

Koshelev M, Lohrenz T, Vannucci M, Montague PR. (2010). Biosensor approach to psychopathology classification. PLOS Computational Biology 6(10): e1000966. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000966.

Salas R, Baldwin P, de Biasi M, Montague PR. (2010). BOLD Responses to Negative Reward Prediction Errors in Human Habenula. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4: 36. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00036.

Harvey AH, Kirk U, Denfield GH, Montague PR. (2010). Monetary favors and their influence on neural responses and revealed preference. Journal of Neuroscience 30(28): 9597-9602.

Kishida KT, King-Casas B, Montague PR. (2010). Neuroeconomic approaches to mental disorders. Neuron 67(4): 543-554. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2010.07.021.

Strathearn L, Fonagy P, Amico J, Montague PR. (2009). Adult Attachment Predicts Maternal Brain and Oxytocin Response to Infant Cues. Neuropsychopharmacology 34(13): 2655-2666. doi:10.1030/npp.2009.103.

Martin LE, Potts GF, Burton PC, Montague PR. (2009). Electrophysiological and hemodynamic responses to reward prediction violation. Neuroreport 20(13): 1140-1143.

Li J, Xiao E, Houser D, Montague PR. (2009). Neural responses to sanction threats in two-party economic exchange. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 106(39): 16835-16840.

Cui X, Stetson C, Montague PR, Eagleman DM. (2009). Ready...go: Amplitude of the FMRI signal encodes expectation of cue arrival time. PLOS Biology 7(8): e1000167.

Chiu PH, Kayali MA, Kishida KT, Tomlin D, Klinger LG, Klinger MR, Montague PR. (2008). Self responses along cingulate cortex reveal quantitative neural phenotype for high-functioning autism. Neuron 57(3): 463-473.

Ray D, King-Casas B, Montague PR, Dayan P. (2008). Bayesian Model of Behaviour in Economic Games. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 21: 1345-1353.

Rangel A, Camerer C, Montague PR. (2008). A framework for studying the neurobiology of value-based decision making. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 9: 545-556.

Montague PR. (2008). Free will. Current Biology 18(14): R584-R585.

King-Casas B, Sharp C, Lomax-Bream L, Lohrenz T, Fonagy P, Montague PR. (2008). The rupture and repair of cooperation in borderline personality disorder. Science 321: 806-810.
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Chiu PH, Lohrenz TM, Montague PR. (2008). Smokers' brains compute, but ignore, a fictive error signal in a sequential investment task. Nature Neuroscience 11(4): 514-520.

Van den Bos W, Li J, Lau T, Maskin E, Cohen JD, Montague PR, McClure SM. (2008). The value of victory: social origins of the winner's curse in common value auctions. Judgment and Decision Making 3: 483-492.

Strathearn L, Li J, Fonagy P, Montague PR. (2008). What's in a smile? Maternal brain responses to infant facial cues. Pediatrics 122(1): 40-51.

Montague PR, Lohrenz T. (2007). To detect and correct: norm violations and their enforcement. Neuron 56(1): 14-18.

Dani JA, Montague PR. (2007). Disrupting addiction through the loss of drug-associated internal states. Nature Neuroscience 10(4): 403-404.

Montague PR, King-Casas B. (2007). Efficient statistics, common currencies and the problem of reward-harvesting. Trends in Cognitive Science 11(12): 514-519.

Montague PR. (2007). The first wave. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11(10): 407-409.

Montague PR, Chiu P. (2007). For goodness' sake. Nature Neuroscience 10(2): 137-138.

Lohrenz T, McCabe K, Camerer CF, Montague PR. (2007). Neural signature of fictive learning signals in a sequential investment task. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 104(22): 9493-9498.

Montague PR. (2007). Neuroeconomics: A View from Neuroscience. Functional Neurology 22(4): 219-234.

Bogacz R, McClure SM, Li J, Cohen JD, Montague PR. (2007). Short-term memory traces for action bias in human reinforcement learning. Brain Research 1153: 111-121.

Cui X, Jeter C, Yang D, Montague PR, Eagleman DM. (2007). Vividness of mental imagery: Individual variation can be measured objectively. Vision Research 41(4): 474-478.

Li J, McClure SM, King-Casas B, Montague PR. (2006). Policy adjustment in dynamic economic game. PLOS ONE 1(1): e103.

Potts GF, Martin LE, Burton P, Montague PR. (2006). When things are better or worse than expected: the medial frontal cortex and the allocation of processing resources. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 18: 1112-1119.

Tomlin D, Kayali MA, King-Casas B, Anen C, Camerer C, Quartz S, Montague PR. (2006). Agent-specific responses in the cingulate cortex during economic exchanges. Science 312: 1047-1050.

Montague PR, King-Casas B, Cohen JD. (2006). Imaging valuation models in human choice. Annual Review of Neuroscience 29: 417-448.

Stetson C, Cui X, Eagleman DM, Montague PR. (2006). Motor-sensory recalibration leads to an illusory reversal of action and sensation. Neuron 51: 651-659.

King-Casas B, Tomlin D, Anen C, Camerer CF, Quartz SR, Montague PR. (2005). Getting to know you: Reputation and trust in a two-person economic exchange. Science 308: 78-83. doi: 10.1126/science.308.5718.36a.
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Montague PR, Hyman SE, Cohen JD. (2004). Computational roles for dopamine in behavioural control. Nature 431: 760-767.

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