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Thorsten Kahnt

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 27PublicationsNumber of items in Thorsten's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 23Followers

Research interests

Cognitive Neuroscience Decision Making Reinforcement Learning Computational Neuroscience

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Publications (5)

  • Dopamine D2-Receptor Blockade Enhances Decoding of Prefrontal Signals in Humans

    • Kahnt T
    • Weber S
    • Haker H
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  • Identity-specific coding of future rewards in the human orbitofrontal cortex

    • Howard J
    • Gottfried J
    • Tobler P
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  • Disentangling neural representations of value and salience in the human brain.

    • Kahnt T
    • Park S
    • Haynes J
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  • Automatic processing of political preferences in the human brain.

    • Tusche A
    • Kahnt T
    • Wisniewski D
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  • Neural Integration of Risk and Effort Costs by the Frontal Pole: Only upon Request.

    • Burke C
    • Brünger C
    • Kahnt T
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

June 2014 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, Dept. of Economics, University of Zurich

May 2011 - June 2014(3 years)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience

February 2011 - April 2011(2 months)

Predoctoral Research Fellow

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience

October 2007 - January 2011(3 years)

Student Research Assistant

Dep. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

September 2005 - October 2007(2 years)

Education

PhD in Neuroscience

Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

October 2007 - January 2011(3 years)

MA in Psychology (Dipl. Psych.)

Freie Universität Berlin

September 2002 - October 2007(5 years)