Mattew M Botvinick

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Toward an integrated account of object and action selection: a computational analysis and empirical findings from reaching-to-grasp and tool-use
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, United States
    Neuropsychologia 47:671-83. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Commentary: why I am not a dynamicist
    Matthew Botvinick
    Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Top Cogn Sci 4:78-83; discussion 94-102. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Hierarchical reinforcement learning and decision making
    Matthew Michael Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, United States
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 22:956-62. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Planning as inference
    Matthew Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:485-8. 2012
  5. pmc Hierarchically organized behavior and its neural foundations: a reinforcement learning perspective
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Cognition 113:262-80. 2009
  6. pmc Anticipation of cognitive demand during decision-making
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Psychol Res 73:835-42. 2009
  7. pmc Effort discounting in human nucleus accumbens
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 9:16-27. 2009
  8. doi request reprint An analysis of immediate serial recall performance in a macaque
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Anim Cogn 12:671-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Empirical and computational support for context-dependent representations of serial order: reply to Bowers, Damian, and Davis (2009)
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Psychol Rev 116:998-1002. 2009
  10. pmc Hierarchical models of behavior and prefrontal function
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:201-8. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Investigating language with multi-voxel pattern analysis
    Matthew M Botvinick; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Toward an integrated account of object and action selection: a computational analysis and empirical findings from reaching-to-grasp and tool-use
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, United States
    Neuropsychologia 47:671-83. 2009
    ..Our findings provide support for the computational model, and more broadly for an interactive account of object and action selection...
  2. doi request reprint Commentary: why I am not a dynamicist
    Matthew Botvinick
    Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Top Cogn Sci 4:78-83; discussion 94-102. 2012
    ..In the latter form, dynamical systems theory can rise to some stirring rhetorical heights. However, as argued here, it also triggers a number of serious and specific reservations...
  3. doi request reprint Hierarchical reinforcement learning and decision making
    Matthew Michael Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, United States
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 22:956-62. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Planning as inference
    Matthew Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:485-8. 2012
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  5. pmc Hierarchically organized behavior and its neural foundations: a reinforcement learning perspective
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Cognition 113:262-80. 2009
    ..Here and at many other points, hierarchical reinforcement learning offers an appealing framework for investigating the computational and neural underpinnings of hierarchically structured behavior...
  6. pmc Anticipation of cognitive demand during decision-making
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Psychol Res 73:835-42. 2009
    ..We argue, based on convergent evidence, that such anticipation may not only trigger preparation; it may also play a direct role in effort-based decision-making...
  7. pmc Effort discounting in human nucleus accumbens
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 9:16-27. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint An analysis of immediate serial recall performance in a macaque
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Anim Cogn 12:671-8. 2009
    ..Detailed analysis of the monkey's recall performance indicates a number of important parallels with human ISR, consistent with the idea that a single mechanism for short-term serial order memory may be shared across species...
  9. doi request reprint Empirical and computational support for context-dependent representations of serial order: reply to Bowers, Damian, and Davis (2009)
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Psychol Rev 116:998-1002. 2009
    ..The authors reply here, addressing both Bowers et al.'s criticisms of the Botvinick and Plaut model and the former's assessment of parallel distributed processing models in general...
  10. pmc Hierarchical models of behavior and prefrontal function
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychology, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:201-8. 2008
    ..In addition to offering explanations for some key aspects of behavior and functional neuroanatomy, the latest models also pose new questions for empirical research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Conflict monitoring and decision making: reconciling two perspectives on anterior cingulate function
    Mattew M Botvinick
    Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 7:356-66. 2007
    ..We discuss evidence favoring this proposal and present an initial computational model, which lays the foundation for further development...
  12. ncbi request reprint From numerosity to ordinal rank: a gain-field model of serial order representation in cortical working memory
    Matthew Botvinick
    Psychology Department and Institute for Neuroscience, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    J Neurosci 27:8636-42. 2007
    ..The model moves beyond previous accounts by bridging between neuroscientific findings and detailed behavioral data, and gives rise to several testable predictions...
  13. pmc Multilevel structure in behaviour and in the brain: a model of Fuster's hierarchy
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Psychology Department and Institute in Neuroscience, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:1615-26. 2007
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  14. pmc Machine learning classifiers and fMRI: a tutorial overview
    Francisco Pereira
    Princeton Neuroscience Institute Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Neuroimage 45:S199-209. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint The neural basis of error detection: conflict monitoring and the error-related negativity
    Nick Yeung
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
    Psychol Rev 111:931-59. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the ERN can be explained in terms of response conflict and that monitoring for conflict may provide a simple mechanism for detecting errors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Resolving conflict: a response to Martin and Cheng (2006)
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:402-8; discussion 409-11. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Short-term memory for serial order: a recurrent neural network model
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Rev 113:201-33. 2006
    ..Taken together, the results presented indicate that recurrent neural networks may offer a useful framework for understanding short-term memory for serial order...
  18. ncbi request reprint The conflict adaptation effect: it's not just priming
    Markus Ullsperger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:467-72. 2005
    ..We discuss the data with respect to the conflict-monitoring and repetition-priming accounts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of domain-specific knowledge on memory for serial order
    Matthew M Botvinick
    Department of Psychiatry and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Cognition 97:135-51. 2005
    ..This prediction was tested and confirmed in an experiment evaluating recall for sequences based on an artificial grammar...
  20. ncbi request reprint Conflict monitoring and anterior cingulate cortex: an update
    Matthew M Botvinick
    University of Pennsylvania, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 10104 6241, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:539-46. 2004
    ..Recent research has also begun to shed light on the larger function of the ACC, suggesting some new possibilities concerning how conflict monitoring might fit into the cingulate's overall role in cognition and action...
  21. pmc Error-likelihood prediction in the medial frontal cortex: a critical evaluation
    Sander Nieuwenhuis
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 17:1570-81. 2007
    ..We conclude that although the EL hypothesis presents an elegant integrative account of pMFC function, it requires additional empirical support to remain tenable...

Research Grants3

  1. Investigating language with multi-voxel pattern analysis
    Matthew M Botvinick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research is intended to shed light on basic aspects of normal and disordered language processing, as well as to pioneer the application of new methods for studying the neural basis of language. ..