Publications

Preprints

Urai AE, Donner TH (2021) Parietal and Motor Cortical Dynamics Differentially Shape the Computation of Choice History Bias. bioRxiv, 463755. [preprint, tweeprint, recorded talk]

Rae C, Farley M, Jeffery K, Urai AE (2021) Climate crisis and ecological emergency: why they concern (neuro)scientists, and what we can do. Open Science Framework, 94jzh. [preprint, tweeprint]

Ashwood ZE, Roy NA, Stone IR, The International Brain Laboratory, Urai AE, Churchland AK, Pouget A, Pillow JW (2021) Mice alternate between discrete strategies during perceptual decision-making. bioRxiv, 346353. [preprint]

Urai AE, Doiron B, Leifer AM, Churchland AK (2021) Large-scale neural recordings call for new insights to link brain and behavior. arXiv:210314662 [q-bio]. [preprint]

Original research

Whiteway MR, Biderman D, Friedman Y, Dipoppa M, Buchanan EK, Wu A, Zhou J, Bonacchi N, Miska NJ, Noel J-P, Rodriguez E, Schartner M, Socha K, Urai AE, Salzman CD, The International Brain Laboratory, Cunningham JP, Paninski L (2021) Partitioning variability in animal behavioral videos using semi-supervised variational autoencoders. PLoS Computational Biology, 17:e1009439. [preprint, link, code]

Varol E, Boussard J, Dethe N, Winter O, Urai AE, The International Brain Laboratory, Churchland A, Steinmetz N, Paninski L (2021) Decentralized Motion Inference and Registration of Neuropixel Data. In: ICASSP 2021 – 2021 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp 1085–1089. [link]

The International Brain Laboratory, …, Urai AE# et al. (2021) Standardized and reproducible decision-making in mice. eLife, 10:e63711. [preprintlink, pdf, codedata]

Talluri BC, Urai AE, Bronfman ZZ, Brezis N, Tsetsos K, Usher M, Donner TH (2021) Choices change the temporal weighting of decision evidence. Journal of Neurophysiology, 125:1468–1481. [preprintlinkpdf]

Urai AE, Aguillon-Rodriguez V, Laranjeira IC, Cazettes F, The International Brain Laboratory, Mainen ZF, Churchland AK (2021) Citric Acid water as an alternative to water restriction for high-yield mouse behavior. eNeuro, 10.1523/ENEURO.0230-20.2020. [preprintcodelinkpdf]

de Gee JW, Tsetsos K, Schwabe L, Urai AE, McCormick DA, McGinley MJ, Donner TH. (2020) Phasic arousal optimizes decision computations in mice and humans. eLife, 9:e54014. [preprintlinkpdfcode]

Lak A, Hueske E, Hirokawa J, Masset P, Ott T, Urai AE, Donner TH, Carandini M, Tonegawa S, Uchida N, Kepecs A. (2020) Confidence-guided updating of choice bias during perceptual decisions is a widespread behavioral phenomenon. eLife, 9:e49834. [linkpdf]

Urai AE, de Gee JW, Tsetsos K, Donner TH. (2019) Choice history biases subsequent evidence accumulation. eLife,  8:e46331. [preprintlinkpdfcodedatablog]

Talluri BC*, Urai AE*, Tsetsos K, Usher M, Donner TH. (2018) Confirmation bias through selective over-weighting of choice-consistent evidence. Current Biology, 28(19):3128-3135. [linkpdfcodedatablogpress]

Colizoli O, de Gee JW, Urai AE, Donner TH. (2018) Task-evoked pupil responses reflect internal belief states. Scientific Reports, 8:13702. [preprintlinkpdfcodedatablog]

Bergt A*, Urai AE*, Donner TH, Schwabe L. (2018) Reading memory formation from the eyes. European Journal of Neuroscience, 47(12):1525-1533 [preprintlinkpdfcodedata]

Braun A, Urai AE & Donner TH. (2018) Adaptive history biases result from confidence-weighted accumulation of past choices. Journal of Neuroscience, 38(10):2418-2429 [preprintlinkpdfdatablog]

Urai AE, Braun A & Donner TH. (2017) Pupil-linked arousal is driven by decision uncertainty and alters serial choice bias. Nature Communications, 8:14637. [linkpdfcodedatablogpress]

Campana F, Rebello I, Urai AE, Wyart V & Tallon-Baudry C. (2016) Visual consciousness proceeds from global to local content in goal-directed tasks and spontaneous vision. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(19):5200-5213. [linkpdfblog]

Brouwer AM, Van Erp J, Kappé B & Urai AE. (2011). The brain as target image detector: the role of image category and presentation time. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Foundations of Augmented Cognition. Directing the Future of Adaptive Systems (pp. 3–12). Held as Part of HCI International 2011, Orlando, FL, USA: Springer. [linkpdf]

Reviews, opinion, commentaries

Meijer GT, Arlandis J, Urai AE (2021) There is no mouse: using a virtual mouse to generate training data for video-based pose estimation. Lab Animal [link, readcube, pdf]

Aron AR, Ivry R, Jeffrey K, Poldrack R, Schmidt R, Summerfield C, & Urai AE#. (2020). How can neuroscientists respond to the climate emergency? Neuron, 106:17–20. [preprintlink]

Musall S*, Urai AE*, Sussillo D, Churchland AK. (2019) Harnessing behavioral diversity to understand neural computations for cognition. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 58:229-238. [preprintlinkpdf]

Urai AE & Murphy PR. (2016) Commentary: Sensory integration dynamics in a hierarchical network explains choice probabilities in cortical area MT. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 10:37. [linkpdf]

Urai AE & Pfeffer T. (2014) An action-independent signature of perceptual choice in the human brain. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(15):5081–5082. [linkpdfblog]

Thesis

Urai AE (2018) Choice-induced biases in perceptual decision-making. PhD thesis, University of Hamburg [linkpdfblog]

* shared first authorship
# alphabetical authorship