Forthcoming Papers & Preprints

Yee, D.M., Crawford, J.L., Lamichhane, B., Braver, T.S. Dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex Encodes the Integrated Incentive Motivational Value of Cognitive Task Performance.

*Vilgis, V., *Yee, D.M., Vance, A., Silk, T., Distinct Neural Profiles of Verbal vs. Spatial Memory in Boys with Attenion-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Boys with Persistent Depressive Disorder. (*shared 1st co-authorship)

Leng, X., Yee, D., Ritz, H., Shenhav, A. Dissociable influences of reward and punishment on adaptive cognitive control.


Crawford, J.L., Yee, D.M., Hallenbeck, H.W., Naumann, A., Shapiro, K., Thompson, R.J., Braver, T.S. (2020). Dissociable Effects of Monetary, Liquid, and Social Incentives on Motivation and Cognitive Control. Front. Psychol. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02212

Yee, D.M., Adams, S.A., Beck, A., Braver, T.S. (2019). Age-Related Differences in Motivational Integration and Cognitive Control. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. 19(3):692-714

Yee, D.M. and Braver, T.S. (2018). Interactions of Motivation and Cognitive Control. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 19:83-90. [PDF]

Yee., D.M., Krug, M.K., Allen, A.Z., Braver, T.S. (2016). Humans Integrate Monetary and Liquid Incentives To Motivate Cognitive Task Performance. Front. Psychol. 6:2037. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.02037 [PDF]
Project Repository :

Solway, A., Diuk, C., Cordova, N., Yee, D., Barto, A., Niv, Y., Botvinick, M. M. (2014). Optimal Behavioral Hierarchy. PLOS Computational Biology. 10(8). doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003779 [PDF]

Blackburne, L.K., Eddy, M., Kalra, P., Yee, D., Sinha, P., Gabrieli, J.D.E. (2014). Neural Correlates of Letter Reversal in Children and Adults. PLoS ONE. 9(5). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098386 [PDF]

Book Chapters

Yee, DM. andBraver TS. (in press). Neurocomputational Models of Cognitive Control. To appear in R. Sun (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Computational Cognitive Sciences. Cambridge University Press.

Yee., D.M. and Braver, T.S. (2020). Computational Models of Cognitive Control: Past and Current approaches. To appear in P. Series (Ed.), Computational Psychiatry: A Primer. MIT Press

Invited Articles

Weston, S.J. and Yee, D. Why You Should Become a UseR: A Brief Introduction to R. The Observer, (29)3, Association for Psychological Science. (March 2017). [LINK]