John M. Pearson, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Assistant Research Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Neurobiology and Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Member of Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

John M. Pearson
Contact Info:
Office Location:  Levine Science Research Center, B255, Durham, NC 27710
Office Phone:  (919) 613-8338
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Ph.D.Princeton University2004
B.S.University of Kentucky at Lexington1999
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Lighthall, NR; Pearson, JM; Huettel, SA; Cabeza, R (2018). Feedback-Based Learning in Aging: Contributions and Trajectories of Change in Striatal and Hippocampal Systems.. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 38(39), 8453-8462. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Addicott, MA; Pearson, JM; Sweitzer, MM; Barack, DL; Platt, ML (2017). A Primer on Foraging and the Explore/Exploit Trade-Off for Psychiatry Research.. Neuropsychopharmacology, 42(10), 1931-1939. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Chen, X; Beck, JM; Pearson, JM (2017). Neuron's eye view: Inferring features of complex stimuli from neural responses.. Plos Computational Biology, 13(8), e1005645. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Dowd, EW; Pearson, JM; Egner, T (2017). Decoding working memory content from attentional biases.. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4), 1252-1260. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Pearson, JM; Hickey, PT; Lad, SP; Platt, ML; Turner, DA (2017). Local Fields in Human Subthalamic Nucleus Track the Lead-up to Impulsive Choices.. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 646. [doi]  [abs]