Dominik R Bach

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint A cost minimisation and Bayesian inference model predicts startle reflex modulation across species
    Dominik R Bach
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College, London, UK Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 370:53-60. 2015
  2. pmc Impaired threat prioritisation after selective bilateral amygdala lesions
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Cortex 63:206-13. 2015
  3. pmc A head-to-head comparison of SCRalyze and Ledalab, two model-based methods for skin conductance analysis
    Dominik R Bach
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 103:63-8. 2014
  4. pmc Human hippocampus arbitrates approach-avoidance conflict
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University Berlin, 10099 Berlin, Germany Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:541-7. 2014
  5. pmc An improved algorithm for model-based analysis of evoked skin conductance responses
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, United Kingdom Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany Zurich University Hospital for Psychiatry, Switzerland Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 94:490-7. 2013
  6. pmc Unimpaired discrimination of fearful prosody after amygdala lesion
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, Switzerland Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2070-4. 2013
  7. pmc Time-series analysis for rapid event-related skin conductance responses
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci Methods 184:224-34. 2009
  8. pmc Deconstructing risk: separable encoding of variance and skewness in the brain
    Mkael Symmonds
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 58:1139-49. 2011
  9. pmc Automatic relevance detection in the absence of a functional amygdala
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:1302-5. 2011
  10. pmc Amygdala involvement in self-blame regret
    Antoinette Nicolle
    University College London, London, UK
    Soc Neurosci 6:178-89. 2011

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint A cost minimisation and Bayesian inference model predicts startle reflex modulation across species
    Dominik R Bach
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College, London, UK Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 370:53-60. 2015
    ..This analysis puts startle modification into the framework of Bayesian decision theory and predictive coding, and illustrates the importance of an adaptive perspective to interpret defensive behaviour across species. ..
  2. pmc Impaired threat prioritisation after selective bilateral amygdala lesions
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Cortex 63:206-13. 2015
    ..This is the first direct demonstration that human amygdala lesions impair prioritisation of threatening faces, providing evidence that this structure has a causal role in responding to imminent danger. ..
  3. pmc A head-to-head comparison of SCRalyze and Ledalab, two model-based methods for skin conductance analysis
    Dominik R Bach
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 103:63-8. 2014
    ..I conclude that the model-based method engendered in SCRalyze is currently the best available approach to provide robust and sensitive estimates of sympathetic arousal. ..
  4. pmc Human hippocampus arbitrates approach-avoidance conflict
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University Berlin, 10099 Berlin, Germany Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:541-7. 2014
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  5. pmc An improved algorithm for model-based analysis of evoked skin conductance responses
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, United Kingdom Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany Zurich University Hospital for Psychiatry, Switzerland Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 94:490-7. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Unimpaired discrimination of fearful prosody after amygdala lesion
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, Switzerland Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2070-4. 2013
    ..Hence, we provide evidence that the amygdala is not required for recognition of fearful prosody. ..
  7. pmc Time-series analysis for rapid event-related skin conductance responses
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci Methods 184:224-34. 2009
    ..We suggest our approach provides greater flexibility in analysing SCRs than existing methods...
  8. pmc Deconstructing risk: separable encoding of variance and skewness in the brain
    Mkael Symmonds
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 58:1139-49. 2011
    ..Our findings show that risk is neither monolithic from a behavioural nor neural perspective and its decomposition is evident both in distinct behavioural preferences and in segregated underlying brain representations...
  9. pmc Automatic relevance detection in the absence of a functional amygdala
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 49:1302-5. 2011
    ..We propose that in the absence of a functioning amygdala, prioritised visual processing may rely on alternative structures such as pulvinar and cortical visual areas...
  10. pmc Amygdala involvement in self-blame regret
    Antoinette Nicolle
    University College London, London, UK
    Soc Neurosci 6:178-89. 2011
    ..The findings indicate that the way the brain processes regret-related outcomes depends on both objective and subjective aspects of responsibility, highlighting the critical importance of the amygdala...
  11. pmc A regret-induced status quo bias
    Antoinette Nicolle
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 31:3320-7. 2011
    ..In line with our hypothesis, a similar pattern of signal change predicted acceptance of the status quo on a subsequent trial. Thus, our data link a regret-induced status quo bias to error-related activity on the preceding trial...
  12. pmc Action dominates valence in anticipatory representations in the human striatum and dopaminergic midbrain
    Marc Guitart-Masip
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, W1CN 4AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 31:7867-75. 2011
    ..This dominant influence of action requires an enriched notion of opponency between reward and punishment...
  13. pmc The known unknowns: neural representation of second-order uncertainty, and ambiguity
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 31:4811-20. 2011
    ..Our findings indicate that behavioral and neural responses to second-order uncertainty are distinct from those associated with ambiguity and may call for a reappraisal of previous data...
  14. pmc Deep and superficial amygdala nuclei projections revealed in vivo by probabilistic tractography
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Neurosci 31:618-23. 2011
    ..We propose that connectivity profiles provide a potentially powerful approach for in vivo amygdala parcellation and can serve as a guide in studies that exploit functional and anatomical neuroimaging...
  15. pmc A stable sparse fear memory trace in human amygdala
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 31:9383-9. 2011
    ..A sparse neuronal representation for fear, here revealed by multivariate pattern classification, resolves why an enduring memory trace has proven elusive in previous human studies...
  16. pmc Dynamic causal modelling of anticipatory skin conductance responses
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychol 85:163-70. 2010
    ..The model furnishes a potentially powerful approach to characterising SCR that exploits knowledge about how these signals are generated...
  17. pmc Analytic measures for quantification of arousal from spontaneous skin conductance fluctuations
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Psychophysiol 76:52-5. 2010
    ..We demonstrate the validity of this measure in relation to finite impulse response models, and show that it is a better predictor of autonomic arousal, relative to conventional measures...
  18. doi request reprint Model-based analysis of skin conductance responses: Towards causal models in psychophysiology
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London, UK
    Psychophysiology 50:15-22. 2013
    ..This review concludes by considering the theoretical implications for the field of psychophysiology and benefits for practical data analysis...
  19. doi request reprint Knowing how much you don't know: a neural organization of uncertainty estimates
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 13:572-86. 2012
    ..We conclude that the currently available evidence indicates that distinct neural encoding (including summary statistic-type representations) of uncertainty occurs in distinct neural systems...
  20. doi request reprint No evidence for a negative prediction error signal in peripheral indicators of sympathetic arousal
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuroimage 59:883-4. 2012
    ..We discuss methodical reasons for this discrepancy and technical implications for estimation of central processes from skin conductance data...
  21. pmc Differentiable neural substrates for learned and described value and risk
    Thomas H B FitzGerald
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, UK
    Curr Biol 20:1823-9. 2010
    ..Our data indicate that, during decision making under risk, both behavior and the neural encoding of key decision variables are strongly influenced by the manner in which value information is presented...
  22. pmc Modelling event-related skin conductance responses
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:349-56. 2010
    ..We develop a canonical response function and show that it can be used for signals from different recording sites. We discuss the implications of these observations for model-based analysis of SCRs...
  23. pmc The neural underpinnings of an optimal exploitation of social information under uncertainty
    Ulf Toelch
    Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University, 10117 Berlin, Germany, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK, and Zurich University Hospital for Psychiatry, Switzerland Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University, 10117 Berlin, Germany, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK, and Zurich University Hospital for Psychiatry, Switzerland
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:1746-53. 2014
    ..The findings provide a mechanistic explanation for observations wherein individuals neglect the benefits from exploiting social information. ..
  24. pmc Facial expression influences face identity recognition during the attentional blink
    Dominik R Bach
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London
    Emotion 14:1007-13. 2014
    ..This could imply that these 2 processes are relatively independent from one another...
  25. pmc How the opinion of others affects our valuation of objects
    Daniel K Campbell-Meiklejohn
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Curr Biol 20:1165-70. 2010
    ..Influence at such a low level could contribute to rapid learning and the swift spread of values throughout a population...