Preprints & forthcoming

Musall S*, Urai AE*, Sussillo D, Churchland AK. (2019) Harnessing behavioral diversity to understand circuits for cognition. arXiv, 1906.09622. [preprint]

de Gee JW, Tsetsos K, Schwabe L, Urai AE, McCormick DA, McGinley MJ, Donner TH. (2019) Phasic arousal optimizes decision computations in mice and humans. bioRxiv, 447656. [preprint]


Urai AE, de Gee JW, Tsetsos K, Donner TH. (2019) Choice history biases subsequent evidence accumulation. eLife,  8:e46331. [preprint, link, pdf, code, data, blog]

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. [link, pdf, code, data, blog, press]

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

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

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 [preprint, link, pdf, data, blog]

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

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. [link, pdf, blog]

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. [link, pdf]


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. [link, pdf]

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

* shared first authorship

PhD Thesis

Choice-induced biases in perceptual decision-making, University of Hamburg