Bornstein AM, Aly M, Feng SF, Turk-Browne NB, Norman KA, Cohen JD. Perceptual decisions result from the continuous accumulation of memory and sensory evidence. [pdf] [supplement] [data]

Hunter LE*, Bornstein AM*, Hartley CA. A common deliberative process underlies model-based planning and patient intertemporal choice. [pdf]

Otto AR, Devine S, Schultz E, Bornstein AM*, Louie K*. Context-dependent choice and evaluation in real-world consumer behavior.

Rmus M, Ritz H, Hunter LE, Bornstein AM*, Shenhav A*. Humans can navigate complex graph structures acquired during latent learning. [pdf]

Peer-reviewed publications


Wang S*, Feng SF, Bornstein AM* (2021). Mixing memory and desire: How dynamic reactivation of multiple memory representations guides decisions for reward. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews in Cognitive Science, e1581. [pdf]

Banavar NV, Lee MD, Bornstein AM (2021). Sequential effects in non-sequential tasks. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. [pdf]

Harhen NC, Bornstein AM (2021). Structure learning as a mechanism of overharvesting. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. [pdf]

Harhen NC, Hartley CA, Bornstein AM (2021). Model-based foraging using latent-cause inference. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [code&data]


Rouhani N, Norman KA, Niv Y, Bornstein AM (2020). Reward prediction errors create event boundaries in memory. Cognition, 203:104269. [pdf]

Bornstein AM*, Pickard H* (2020). Chasing the first high: Memory sampling in drug choice. Neuropsychopharmacology, 45(6):907-915. [pdf] [research highlight]


Kane GA, Bornstein AM, Shenhav A, Wilson RC, Daw ND, Cohen JD (2019). Rats exhibit similar biases in foraging and intertemporal choice tasks. eLife, 8:e48429. [pdf]

Millner AJ, den Ouden HEM, Gershman SJ, Glenn CR, Kearns J, Bornstein AM, Marx BP, Keane TM, Nock MK (2019). Suicidal thoughts and behaviors are associated with an increased decision-making bias for active responses to escape aversive states. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 128(2):106-118.

2018 and before

Hoskin AN, Bornstein AM, Norman KA, Cohen JD (2018). Refresh my memory: Episodic memory reinstatements intrude on working memory maintenance. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 19:338-354. [pdf] [supplement] [data]

Bornstein AM, Khaw MW, Shohamy D, Daw ND (2017). Reminders of past choices bias decisions for reward in humans. Nature Communications, 8:15958. [pdf] [supplement] [news & views]

Bornstein AM, Norman KA (2017). Reinstated episodic context guides sampling-based decisions for reward. Nature Neuroscience, 20:997-1003. [pdf] [supplement] [news & views] [data]

Kane GA, Bornstein AM, Shenhav A, Wilson RC, Daw ND, Cohen JD (2017). Mechanisms of overharvesting in patch foraging. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 637-642. [pdf]

Bornstein AM, Daw ND (2013). Cortical and hippocampal correlates of deliberation during model-based decisions for rewards in humans. PLoS Computational Biology, 9(12):e1003387. [pdf] [supplement]

Bornstein AM, Daw ND (2012). Dissociating hippocampal and striatal contributions to sequential prediction learning. European Journal of Neuroscience, 35:1011-1023. [pdf] [supplement]

Bornstein AM, Daw ND (2011). Multiplicity of control in the basal ganglia: Computational roles of striatal subregions. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 21(3):374-380. [pdf]

Preston AR, Bornstein AM, Hutchinson JB, Gaare ME, Glover GH, Wagner AD (2010). High-resolution fMRI of content-sensitive subsequent memory responses in human medial temporal lobe. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22:156-173.

Floares A, Jakary A, Bornstein AM, Deicken R (2006). Neural networks and Classification and Regression Trees are able to distinguish females with major depression from healthy controls using neuroimaging data. Proceedings of the IEEE International Joint Conference of Neural Networks, 2006, 4605-4611.


Bornstein AM*, Constantino SM* (2017). Nudge back: Towards a taxonomy of scientific rationalities. London Conference in Critical Thought. [abstract]

Bornstein AM, Miller KJ, Shenhav A (2015). Walking bundles of habits (and Response-Outcome associations). European Journal of Neuroscience, 41:1356-1357. [pdf]

Wallisch P, Bornstein AM (2013). Enhanced motion perception as a psychophysical marker for autism? Journal of Neuroscience, 33(37):14631-14632. [pdf]

Bornstein AM, Nylen EL, Steele SA (2011). Unblocking the neural substrates of model-based value. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(28):10117-10118. [pdf]


Bornstein AM, Shvartsman M (2015). Distinguishing between descriptive and rational approaches to collapsing decision bounds. [pdf]

Bornstein AM, Constantino SM (2012). The temporal dynamics of value-based decisions in humans. [pdf]