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Vishnu “Deepu” Murty is joining the faculty at the University of Oregon in the Fall. Dr. Murty is interested in how the engagement of different neuromodulatory systems influences memory and memory-guided decision-making. His laboratory studies these processes in a variety of motivational and affective states including reward, threat, and novelty. While the majority of the laboratory’s research focuses on modeling these behaviors in normative populations, they also use these models to better understand clinical populations, including psychosis and stress-related disorders.

Dr. Murty is interested in accepting a new graduate students for Fall 2024.

Ruiz NA, DuBrow S, Murty VP (2023) Agency as a bridge to form associative memories. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 152(6): 1797-1813

Horwath EA, Rouhani N, DuBrow S, Murty VP (2023) Value restructures the organization of free recall. Cognition, 231: 105315.

Shen X, Ballard IC, Smith DV, Murty VP (2022) Decision uncertainty during hypothesis testing enhances memory accuracy for incidental information. Learning and Memory. 29(4):93-99

Cowan ET, Schapiro AC, Dunsmoor JE, Murty VP (2021) Memory consolidation as an adaptive process. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 28(6): 1796-1810

FeldmanHall O, Montez DF, Phelps EA, Davachi L, Murty VP (2021) Hippocampus guides adaptive learning during dynamic social interactions. Journal of Neuroscience. 41(6):1340-1348

Gregory DF, Rothrock JM, Jalbrzikowski M, Foran W, Montez DF, Luna B, Murty VP (2021) Increased functional coupling between VTA and Hippocampus during rest in first-episode psychosis. eNeuro, 18(2):0375-20-2021