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Anne Churchland

The Churchland lab seeks to understand perceptual decision-making. They study behavior and neural activity in novice and expert decision-makers, and aim to understand the transition between these two states.

Recent Publications:

Saxena, S. and Kinsella, I. and Musall, S. and Kim, S.H. and Meszaros, J. and Thibodeaux, D.N. and Kim, C. and Cunningham, J. and Hillman, E.M.C. and Churchland, A. and Paninski, L. (2020) Localized Semi-Nonnegative Matrix Factorization (LocaNMF) of Widefield Calcium Imaging Data. PLoS Comput Biol, 16(4) pp. e1007791.

Musall, S. and Urai, A. E. and Sussillo, D. and Churchland, A. K. (2019) Harnessing behavioral diversity to understand neural computations for cognition. Curr Opin Neurobiol, 58 pp. 229-238.

Najafi, F. and Elsayed, G. F. and Cao, R. and Pnevmatikakis, E. and Latham, P. E. and Cunningham, J. P. and Churchland, A. K. (2019) Excitatory and Inhibitory Subnetworks Are Equally Selective during Decision-Making and Emerge Simultaneously during Learning. Neuron, 105(1) pp. 165-179.

Musall, S. and Kaufman, M. T. and Juavinett, A. L. and Gluf, S. and Churchland, A. K. (2019) Single-trial neural dynamics are dominated by richly varied movements. Nat Neurosci, 22(10) pp. 1677-1686.

Juavinett, A. L. and Bekheet, G. and Churchland, A. K. (2019) Chronically-implanted Neuropixels probes enable high yield recordings in freely moving mice. Elife, 8

Najafi, F. and Churchland, A. K. (2018) Perceptual Decision-Making: A Field in the Midst of a Transformation. Neuron, 100(2) pp. 453-462.

Odoemene, O. and Pisupati, S. and Nguyen, H. and Churchland, A. K. (2018) Visual evidence accumulation guides decision-making in unrestrained mice. J Neurosci, 38(47) pp. 10143-10155.

Huang, Longwen and Kebschull, Justus and Furth, Daniel and Musall, Simon and Kaufman, Matthew T. and Churchland, Anne K. and Zador, Anthony (2018) High-throughput mapping of mesoscale connectomes in individual mice. bioRxiv,

Giovannucci, A. and Friedrich, J. and Kaufman, M. and Churchland, A. K. and Chklovskii, D. and Paninski, L. and Pnevmatikakis, E. A. (2017) OnACID: Online analysis of calcium imaging data in real time. 31st Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, NIPS 2017;, 2017-D pp. 2382-2392.

Juavinett, A. L. and Erlich, J. C. and Churchland, A. K. (2017) Decision-making behaviors: weighing ethology, complexity, and sensorimotor compatibility. Curr Opin Neurobiol, 49 pp. 42-50.