Jon Horvitz

We are examining how reward experiences shape the activity of the basal ganglia, and how the basal ganglia help us to choose our goals and our very next actions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am a professor in the Psychology Department at CCNY within the City University of New York (CUNY), and in the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Program  of the CUNY Neuroscience Collaborative .

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Note to prospective graduate studentsMy current work involves theoretical models of basal ganglia function in learning and action selection, rather than empirical studies.  And so at the moment my work with graduate students is limited to those with experience in computer programming and an interest in compututational modeling of basal ganglia function.    Issues of interest include: