Selected publications of the Center for Cognitive Computation:


Optimal forgetting: Semantic compression of episodic memories

DG Nagy, B Török, G Orbán


Individualised dynamic internal representations from response times

B Török, DG Nagy, MM Kiss, K Janacsek, D Németh, G Orbán


Cortical-like dynamics in recurrent circuits optimized for sampling-based probabilistic inference

R Echeveste, L Aitchison, G Hennequin, M Lengyel


Different mechanisms underlie implicit visual statistical learning in honey bees and humans

A Avarguès-Weber, V Finke, M Nagy, T Szabó, D d’Amaro, AG Dyer, J Fiser


Learning in the eyes: specific changes in gaze patterns track explicit and implicit visual learning

J Arato, CA Rothkopf, J Fiser



A common probabilistic framework for perceptual and statistical learning

J Fiser, G Lengyel

Current opinion in neurobiology 58, 218-228


Noise correlations and perceptual inference

Bányai M, Orbán G

Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 58: 209-217.


Representational untangling by the firing rate nonlinearity in V1 simple cells    

ME, Polack P-O, Golshani P, Lengyel M, Orbán G

eLife, 8:e43625 doi: 10.7554/eLife.43625


Stimulus complexity shapes response correlations in primary visual cortex

Bányai M, Lazar A, Klein L, Klon-Lipok J, Stippinger M, Singer W, and Orbán G

Natl Acad Sci USA, 10.1073/pnas.1816766116.


Unimodal statistical learning produces multimodal object-like representations.

Lengyel G, Žalalytė G, Pantelides A, Ingram JN, Fiser J*, Lengyel M*, Wolpert DM*. (*equal contributions)

eLife 8:e43942



Global and multiplexed dendritic computations under in vivo-like conditions.

Ujfalussy BB, Makara JK, Lengyel M*, Branco T*. (*equal contributions)

Neuron 100:579-592


The dynamical regime of sensory cortex: stable dynamics around a single stimulus-tuned attractor account for patterns of noise variability.

Hennequin G, Ahmadian Y#, Rubin DB#, Lengyel M*, Miller KD*. (#*equal contributions)

Neuron 98(4):846-860



Perceptual decision-making as probabilistic inference by neural sampling

RM Haefner, P Berkes, J Fiser

Neuron 90 (3), 649-660


Neural variability and sampling-based probabilistic representations in the visual cortex.

Orbán G, Berkes P, Fiser J, Lengyel M

Neuron, 92:530–543.


Episodic memory as a prerequisite for online updates of model structure.

Nagy DG, Orbán G

Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2699-2704.


Neural variability and sampling-based probabilistic representations in the visual cortex.

Orbán G, Berkes P, Fiser J, Lengyel M.

Neuron 92:530-543

Active sensing in the categorization of visual patterns.

Yang S-CH, Lengyel M*, Wolpert DM*. (*equal contributions)

eLife 5:e12215



Age-dependent and coordinated shift in performance between implicit and explicit skill learning

D Nemeth, K Janacsek, J Fiser

Frontiers in computational neuroscience 7, 147


Cognitive tomography reveals complex, task-independent mental representations.

Houlsby NMT#, Huszár F#, Ghassemi MM, Orbán G, Wolpert DM*, Lengyel M*. (#*equal contributions)

Current Biology 23: 2169-2175


Spontaneous cortical activity reveals hallmarks of an optimal internal model of the environment

P Berkes, G Orbán, M Lengyel, J Fiser

Science 331 (6013), 83-87


Statistically optimal perception and learning: from behavior to neural representations

J Fiser, P Berkes, G Orbán, M Lengyel

Trends in cognitive sciences 14 (3), 119-130


Bayesian learning of visual chunks by human observers

G Orbán, J Fiser, RN Aslin, M Lengyel

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (7), 2745-2750


Encoding multielement scenes: statistical learning of visual feature hierarchies.

J Fiser, RN Aslin

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 134 (4), 521


Small modulation of ongoing cortical dynamics by sensory input during natural vision

J Fiser, C Chiu, M Weliky

Nature 431 (7008), 573


Statistical learning of new visual feature combinations by infants

J Fiser, RN Aslin

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (24), 15822-15826


Unsupervised statistical learning of higher-order spatial structures from visual scenes

J Fiser, RN Aslin

Psychological science 12 (6), 499-504


Distance modulation of neural activity in the visual cortex

AC Dobbins, RM Jeo, J Fiser, JM Allman

Science 281 (5376), 552-555

All publications:

Publications of the Computational Learning and Memory Group

Publications of the Computational Systems Neuroscience Lab

Publications of the VisionLab