Peter Dayan

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Peter Dayan is a reknown researcher in the field of Computational Neuroscience, working on cognitive models of decision making. He is known for early work on Q-learning, relating prediction errors to dopamine release, and he has plenty of work in the emerging field of Computational Psychiatry. Before coming to Tübingen in 2019, he was the director of the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience unit at University College London. He won several awards and honours, including the Fellowship of the Royal Society, the Rumelhart Prize and The Brain Prize.