Oct 10, 2019
How does the human brain read between the lines? Our new preprint demonstrates that we recover the unstated meaning in communication through simulating speaker choices in vmPFC in a rational, automatic, context-specific manner.
Feb 19, 2019
New paper on strategic learning in lesion patients by Lusha and Yaomin in collaboration with Drs. Ming Hsu and Robert Knight at Nature Communications. Damage to the basal ganglia produces decision-making deficits, but some parts of social behavior are spared. Our study resolves this puzzle by showing how the brain compensates by invoking computations subserved by other brain regions, specifically the prefrontal cortex.