M J Frank

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic contributions to avoidance-based decisions: striatal D2 receptor polymorphisms
    M J Frank
    Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neuroscience 164:131-40. 2009
  2. pmc Instructional control of reinforcement learning: a behavioral and neurocomputational investigation
    Bradley B Doll
    Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Department of Psychology, Brown University, USA
    Brain Res 1299:74-94. 2009
  3. pmc Prefrontal and striatal dopaminergic genes predict individual differences in exploration and exploitation
    Michael J Frank
    Departments of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:1062-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Do substantia nigra dopaminergic neurons differentiate between reward and punishment?
    Michael J Frank
    Departments of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Psychology, and Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 1978, USA
    J Mol Cell Biol 1:15-6. 2009
  5. pmc Neurogenetics and pharmacology of learning, motivation, and cognition
    Michael J Frank
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 1978, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:133-52. 2011
  6. pmc Mechanisms of hierarchical reinforcement learning in corticostriatal circuits 1: computational analysis
    Michael J Frank
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic Sciences and Psychological Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence RI 02912 1978, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:509-26. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Computational models of motivated action selection in corticostriatal circuits
    Michael J Frank
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 21:381-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Genetic contributions to avoidance-based decisions: striatal D2 receptor polymorphisms
    M J Frank
    Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Neuroscience 164:131-40. 2009
    ..Taken together these findings suggest multiple D2-dependent genetic mechanisms contributing to avoidance. We discuss these effects in the context of neurocomputational models of reinforcement leaning in the basal ganglia...
  2. pmc Instructional control of reinforcement learning: a behavioral and neurocomputational investigation
    Bradley B Doll
    Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Department of Psychology, Brown University, USA
    Brain Res 1299:74-94. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Prefrontal and striatal dopaminergic genes predict individual differences in exploration and exploitation
    Michael J Frank
    Departments of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:1062-8. 2009
    ..Quantitative model fits reveal that genetic factors modulate independent parameters of a reinforcement learning system...
  4. doi request reprint Do substantia nigra dopaminergic neurons differentiate between reward and punishment?
    Michael J Frank
    Departments of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Psychology, and Psychiatry, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 1978, USA
    J Mol Cell Biol 1:15-6. 2009
    ..Recent work by Matsumoto and Hikosaka challenges this model by asserting that stimuli associated with either rewarding or aversive outcomes increase the activity of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta...
  5. pmc Neurogenetics and pharmacology of learning, motivation, and cognition
    Michael J Frank
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 1978, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:133-52. 2011
    ..We discuss the merits and caveats of this approach and outline a number of novel candidate genes of interest for future study...
  6. pmc Mechanisms of hierarchical reinforcement learning in corticostriatal circuits 1: computational analysis
    Michael J Frank
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic Sciences and Psychological Sciences, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence RI 02912 1978, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:509-26. 2012
    ..This 2-pronged modeling approach leads to multiple quantitative predictions that are tested with functional magnetic resonance imaging in the companion paper...
  7. doi request reprint Computational models of motivated action selection in corticostriatal circuits
    Michael J Frank
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 21:381-6. 2011
    ..This article reviews some of the theoretical advances offered by these models, focusing on motor and cognitive action selection, learning, and the interaction between multiple corticostriatal circuits in selection and learning...