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Predictive Learning in the Neocortex / Leabra

Relevant Paper: O’Reilly, R. C., Russin, J. L., Zolfaghar, M., & Rohrlich, J. (2021). Deep predictive learning in neocortex and pulvinar. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 33(6), 1158–1196. PDF | URL

Procrastination and goal-engaged vs. goal-selection value function differences

Relevant Papers: O’Reilly, R.C. (2020). Unravelling the Mysteries of Motivation. Trends in Cognitive Science, 24, 425-434. | PDF | URL

O’Reilly, R. C., Hazy, T. E., Mollick, J., Mackie, P., and Herd, S. A. (2014). Goal-Driven Cognition in the Brain: A Computational Framework. | PDF | URL

Structure in randomness and gambler’s fallacy

Relevant Paper: Sun, Y., O’Reilly, R.C., Bhattacharyya, R., Smith, J.W., Liu, X., and Wang, H. (2015). Latent structure in random sequences drives neural learning toward a rational bias. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA). PDF | URL


Indirection and variable binding in PFC

Relevant Paper: Kriete T., Noelle, D.C., Cohen, J.D., & O’Reilly, R.C. (2013). Indirection and symbol-like processing in the prefrontal cortex and basal ganglia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA), 110, 16390-16395. PDF | PDF Supp | URL


PFC / BG Gating

Relevant Papers: OReilly, R.C. (2006). Biologically Based Computational Models of High-Level Cognition. Science, 314, 91-94. PDF | URL

O’Reilly, R.C. & Frank, M.J. (2006). Making Working Memory Work: A Computational Model of Learning in the Frontal Cortex and Basal Ganglia. Neural Computation, 18, 283-328. PDF | URL


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