Publications

Strelioff, M. & Liljeholm, M. (2017) Actions that modify schedules of reinforcement. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tendbrink, & E.J. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3261-3266).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Cheng, P., Liljeholm, M., & Sandhofer, C. (2017) Analytic causal knowledge for constructing useable empirical causal knowledge: Two experiments on preschoolers. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tendbrink, & E.J. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1758-1763).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Reber, J., Feinstein, J. S., O’Doherty, J. P., Liljeholm, M., Adolphs, R., & Tranel, D. (2017). Selective impairment of goal-directed decision-making following lesions to the human ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Brain140(6), 1743-1756.

Mistry, P. & Liljeholm, M. (2016) Instrumental divergence and the value of control. Scientific Reports, 6:36295, doi:10.1038/srep36295.

Liljeholm, M. (2015) How multiple causes combine: independence constraints on causal inference. Front. Psychol. 6:1135. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01135

Mistry, P. & Liljeholm, M. (2015) The Role of Outcome Divergence in Goal-Directed Choice.  In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 1601-1606). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Liljeholm, M., Dunne, S. & O’Doherty, J. P. (2015) Differentiating neural systems mediating the acquisition vs. expression of goal-directed and habitual behavioral control. European Journal of Neuroscience 41(10):1358–1371.  Featured Article

*McNamee, D., *Liljeholm, M., Zika, O. & O’Doherty, J.P. (2015) Characterizing the associative content of brain structures involved in habitual and goal-directed actions in humans: a multivariate fMRI study. Journal of Neuroscience 35(9):3764–3771
*Contributed equally.

Liljeholm, M., Dunne, S. & O’Doherty, J.P. (2014) Anterior insula activity reflects the effects of intentionality on the anticipation of aversive stimulation. Journal of Neuroscience 34(34), 11339-11348

Liljeholm, M., Wang, S., Zhang, J. & O’Doherty, J.P. (2013) Neural correlates of the divergence of instrumental probability distributions. Journal of Neuroscience 33(30), 12519-12527

Cheng PW, Liljeholm M & Sandhofer, CM. (2013) Logical consistency and objectivity in causal learning. In Knauff M, Pauen, M, Sebanz N, & Wachsmuth, I (Eds) Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2034-2039) Austin, Texas: Cognitive Science Society.

Liljeholm, M., Molloy, C., & O’Doherty, J.P. (2012) Dissociable brain systems mediate vicarious learning of stimulus-response and action-outcome contingencies. Journal of Neuroscience 32(29), 9878-86

Liljeholm, M. & O’Doherty, J.P. (2012) Contributions of the striatum to learning, motivation and performance: an associative account. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 16(9) 467-475

Liljeholm, M. & O’Doherty, J.P. (2012) Anything You Can Do, You Can Do Better: Neural Substrates of Incentive-Based Performance Enhancement. PLoS Biology 10(2): e1001272. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001272

Prevost, C., Liljeholm, M., Tyska, M., & O’doherty, J.P. (2012) General versus Specific Pavlovian-Instrumental Transfer in Human Amygdalar Subregions. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(24), 8383-90

Liljeholm, M., Tricomi, E., O’Doherty, J.P. & Balleine, B.W. (2011) Neural Correlates of Instrumental Contingency Learning: Differential Effects of Action-Outcome Conjunction and Disjunction. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(7), 2474-80

Liljeholm, M. & O’Doherty, J.P. (2011) Subcortical Contributions to the Motivational and Cognitive Control of Instrumental Performance by Pavlovian and Discriminative Stimuli. In R. Mars, J. Sallet, M. Rushworth, and N. Yeung (Eds.) Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Liljeholm, M., & Balleine, B.W. (2010) Extracting Functional Equivalence from Reversing Contingencies. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36(2), 165-171

Liljeholm, M. & Cheng, P.W. (2009), The Influence of Virtual and Actual Sample Size on Confidence and Causal Strength Judgments, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition 35(1), 157-72

Balleine B.W., Liljeholm M., Ostlund S.B. (2009) The integrative function of the basal ganglia in instrumental conditioning. Behavioural Brain Research 199(1): 43-52

Liljeholm, M., & Balleine, B.W. (2008) It’s Elemental My Dear Watson. Behavioural Processes 77(3): 434-6.

Liljeholm, M., & Balleine, B.W. (2008), Mediated conditioning versus retrospective revaluation in humans: The influence of physical and functional similarity of cues. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 62(3), 470-82

Lu, H., Yuille, A., Liljeholm, M., Cheng, P.W., Holyoak, K.J. (2008). Bayesian generic priors for causal learning. Psychological Review, 115(4), 955-984

Liljeholm, M., & Cheng, P.W. (2007) When is a Cause the “Same”?: Coherent Generalization Across Contexts. Psychological Science, 18(11):1014-21.

Liljeholm, M., Cheng, P.W. & Leung, B. (2007) Revision of simple causal hypotheses: Inferring interaction across multiple contexts. In D.S. McNammara & G. Trafton (Eds) Proceedings of the Twenty-ninth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 1223-1228). New York: Psychology Press.

Cheng, P.W., Novick, L.R., Liljeholm, M., & Ford, C. (2007) Explaining four psychological asymmetries in causal reasoning: Implications of causal assumptions for coherence. In M. O’Rourke (Ed.), Topics in contemporary philosophy (Vol. 4): Explanation and causation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Lu, H., Yuille, A., Liljeholm, M., Cheng, P.W., & Holyoak, K.J. (2007) Bayesian models of judgments of causal strength: A comparison. In D.S. McNammara & G. Trafton (Eds) Proceedings of the Twenty-ninth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 1241-1246). New York: Psychology Press.

Liljeholm, M., & Balleine, B.W. (2006) Stimulus Salience and Retrospective Revaluation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes 32(4) p. 481-487.

Lu, H., Yuille, A., Liljeholm, M., Cheng, P. W., & Holyoak, K. J. (2006) Modeling causal learning using Bayesian generic priors on generative and preventive powers. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 519-524). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Liljeholm, M., Lin, A., Ozdzynski, P., Beatty, J. (2002) Quantitative analysis of kernel properties in Kohonen’s self-organizing map algorithm: Gaussian and difference of Gaussians neighborhoods. Neurocomputing 44-46: 515-520

Lin, A., Liljeholm, M., Ozdzynski, P., Beatty, J., (2002) Visualizing plastic change in a large model of somatosensory cortex using an adaptive coordinates algorithm. Neurocomputing 44-46: 521-526

Ozdzynski, P., Lin, A., Liljeholm, M., Beatty, J. (2002) A parallel general implementation of Kohonen’s self-organizing map algorithm: performance and scalability. Neurocomputing 44-46: 567-571

Liljeholm, M., Lin, A., & Beatty, J. (2001) Learning cortex-like responses from retinal images. In F. Valafar (Ed.), Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Mathematics & Engineering Technology in Medical & Biological Sciences (METMBS). Las Vegas, NV: CSREA Press