Key publications

  • Fleming, S.M. & Daw, N.D. (2017) Self-evaluation of decision-making: A general Bayesian framework for metacognitive computation. Psychological Review, 124(1): 91-114 [pdf] [code]
  • Fleming, S.M., Maniscalco, B., Ko, Y., Amendi, N., Ro, T. & Lau, H. (2015) Action-specific disruption of perceptual confidence. Psychological Science, 26: 89-98 [pdf] [supporting material] [code]
  • Fleming, S.M., Ryu, J., Golfinos, J.G. & Blackmon, K.E. (2014) Domain-specific impairment in metacognitive accuracy following anterior prefrontal lesions. Brain, 137 (10): 2811-2822 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Lau H. (2014) How to measure metacognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8: 443 [pdf]
  • de Martino, B.*, Fleming, S.M.*, Garrett N. & Dolan, R.J. (2013) Confidence in value-based choice. Nature Neuroscience, 16: 105-110 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) The neural basis of metacognitive ability. Phil Trans R Soc B, 367 (1594): 1338-49 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Huijgen, J. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) Prefrontal contributions to metacognition in perceptual decision-making. Journal of Neuroscience, 32 (18): 6117-25 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M.*, Weil, R.S.*, Nagy, Z., Dolan, R.J. & Rees, G. (2010) Relating introspective accuracy to individual differences in brain structure. Science, 329 (5998): 1541-43 [pdf] [supporting material] [commentary by Lau & Maniscalco] [corrigendum]

All publications

* indicates equal contribution 

2017

  • Fleming, S.M. (2017) HMeta-d: Hierarchical Bayesian estimation of metacognitive efficiency from confidence ratings. Neuroscience of Consciousness, in press [pdf] [code]
  • Norton, E.H., Fleming, S.M., Daw, N.D. & Landy, M.S. (in press) Suboptimal criterion learning in static and dynamic environments. PLoS Computational Biology, 13(1): e1005304 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M. & Daw, N.D. (2017) Self-evaluation of decision-making: A general Bayesian framework for metacognitive computation. Psychological Review, 124(1): 91-114 [pdf] [code]

2016

  • Stephan, K.E., Manjaly, Z.M., Mathys, C.D., Weber, L.A.E., Paliwal, S., Gard, T., Tittgemeyer, M., Fleming, S.M., Haker, H., Seth, A.K. & Petzschner, F.H. (2016) Allostatic self-efficacy: A metacognitive theory of dyshomeostasis-induced fatigue and depression. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:550 [pdf]
  • Folke, T., Jacobsen, C., Fleming, S.M. & De Martino B. (in press) Explicit representation of confidence informs future value-based decisions. Nature Human Behaviour [pdf] [code]
  • Fleming, S.M.*, Massoni, S.*, Gajdos, T. & Vergnaud, J-C. (2016) Metacognition about the past and future: Quantifying common and distinct influences on prospective and retrospective judgments of self-performance. Neuroscience of Consciousness, in press [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M. (2016) Changing our minds about changes of mind. eLife, 5: e14790 [pdf]
  • Moeller S.J., Fleming, S.M., Gan, G., Zilverstand, A., Malaker, P., Uquillas, F.d., Schneider, K.E., Preston-Campbell, R., Parvaz, M., Maloney, T., Alia-Klein, N., Goldstein, R.Z. (2016) Metacognitive impairment in active cocaine abusers is associated with individual differences in brain structure. Eur Neuropsychopharm, 26(4): 653-662 [pdf]
  • Otto, R., Fleming, S. M. & Glimcher, P. W. (2016) Unexpected but incidental positive outcomes predict real-world gambling. Psychological Science, 27(3): 299-311 [pdf]

2015

  • Lempert, K.M., Chen, Y.L., Fleming, S.M. (2015) Relating pupil dilation and metacognitive confidence during auditory decision-making. PLoS ONE, e0126588. [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Maniscalco, B., Ko, Y., Amendi, N., Ro, T. & Lau, H. (2015) Action-specific disruption of perceptual confidence. Psychological Science, 26: 89-98 [pdf] [supporting material] [code]

2014

  • Block, N., Carmel, D., Fleming, S.M., Kentridge, R.W., Koch, C., Lamme, V.A.F., Lau, H. & Rosenthal, D. (2014) Consciousness science: real progress and lingering misconceptions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18 (11): 556-557 [pdf]
  • Shiner, T.*, Symmonds, M.*, Guitart-Masip, M., Fleming, S.M., Friston, K.J. & Dolan, R.J. (2014) Dopamine, salience, and response set shifting in prefrontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, bhu210 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Ryu, J., Golfinos, J.G. & Blackmon, K.E. (2014) Domain-specific impairment in metacognitive accuracy following anterior prefrontal lesions. Brain, 137 (10): 2811-2822 [pdf]
  • Palmer, E. C., David, A. S. & Fleming, S.M. (2014) Effects of age on metacognitive efficiency. Consciousness and Cognition, 28: 151-160 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Lau H. (2014) How to measure metacognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8: 443 [pdf]

2013

  • Fleming, S.M., Maloney, L.T. & Daw, N.D. (2013) The irrationality of categorical perception. Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (49): 19060-19070 [pdf]
  • Lambert, C., Chowdhury, R., Fitzgerald, T., Fleming, S.M., Lutti, A., Hutton, C., Draganski, B., Frackowiak, R., Ashburner, J. (2013) Characterising aging in the human brainstem using quantitative multimodal MRI analysis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7: 462 [pdf]
  • Chambon, V.*, Wenke, D.*, Fleming, S.M., Prinz, W. & Haggard, P. (2013) An online neural substrate for sense of control. Cerebral Cortex, 23(5): 1031-7 [pdf] [supporting material]
  • Weil, L.G.*, Fleming, S.M.*, Dumontheil, I.*, Kilford, E.J., Weil, R.S., Rees, G., Dolan, R.J. & Blakemore, S.J. (2013) The development of metacognitive ability in adolescence. Consciousness & Cognition, 22: 264-271 [pdf]
  • de Martino, B.*, Fleming, S.M.*, Garrett N. & Dolan, R.J. (2013) Confidence in value-based choice. Nature Neuroscience, 16: 105-110 [pdf]

2012

  • Patel, D., Fleming, S.M. & Kilner, J.M. (2012) Inferring subjective states through the observation of actions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279 (1748): 4853-60 [pdf]
  • Sharot, T.*, Fleming, S.M.*, Koster R., Yu, X. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) Is choice-induced preference change long-lasting? Psychological Science, 23 (10): 1123-9 [pdf]
  • Wright, N., Hodgson, K., Fleming, S.M., Symmonds, M., Guitart-Masip, M. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) Human responses to unfairness with primary rewards and their biological limits. Scientific Reports 2:593. [pdf]
  • Wright, N., Edwards, T., Fleming, S.M., Dolan, R.J. (2012) Testosterone induces offline perceptual learning. Psychopharmacology, 224 (3): 451-7 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Dolan, R.J. & Frith, C.D. (2012) Metacognition: Computation, biology and function. Phil Trans R Soc B, 367(1594): 1280-6 [pdf] [review of Theme Issue]
  • Fleming, S.M. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) The neural basis of metacognitive ability. Phil Trans R Soc B, 367 (1594): 1338-49 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Huijgen, J. & Dolan, R.J. (2012) Prefrontal contributions to metacognition in perceptual decision-making. Journal of Neuroscience, 32 (18): 6117-25 [pdf]

2011

  • Song, C., Kanai, R., Fleming, S.M., Weil, R.S., Schwarzkopf, D.S. & Rees, G. (2011) Relating inter-individual differences in metacognitive performance on different perceptual tasks. Consciousness and Cognition, 20 (4): 1787-92 [pdf]
  • Nicolle, A., Fleming, S.M., Bach, D.R., Driver, J. & Dolan, R.J. (2011) A regret-induced status-quo bias. Journal of Neuroscience, 31 (9): 3320-27 [pdf
  • Wright, N.D., Symmonds, M., Fleming, S.M. & Dolan, R.J. (2011) Neural segregation of objective and contextual aspects of fairness. Journal of Neuroscience, 31 (14): 5244-52 [pdf]
  • Evans, S., Fleming, S.M., Dolan, R.J. & Averbeck, B.B. (2011) Effects of emotional preferences on value-based decision-making are mediated by mentalizing not reward networks. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23: 2197-210 [pdf]

2010

  • Fleming, S.M.*, Weil, R.S.*, Nagy, Z., Dolan, R.J. & Rees, G. (2010) Relating introspective accuracy to individual differences in brain structure. Science, 329 (5998): 1541-43 [pdf] [supporting material] [commentary by Lau & Maniscalco] [corrigendum]
  • Fleming, S.M., Thomas, C.L. & Dolan, R.J. (2010) Overcoming status quo bias in the human brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107: 6005-6009 [pdf] [supporting material]
  •  Fleming, S.M., Whiteley, L., Hulme, O.J., Sahani, M. & Dolan, R.J. (2010) Effects of category-specific costs on neural systems for perceptual decision-making. Journal of Neurophysiology, 103 (6): 3238-47 [pdf] [supporting material] [corrigendum]
  • Fleming, S.M. & Dolan, R.J. (2010) Effects of loss aversion on post-decision wagering: implications for measures of awareness. Consciousness and Cognition, 19 (1): 352-363 [pdf] [supporting material]
  • Wenke, D., Fleming, S.M. & Haggard, P. (2010) Subliminal action priming influences sense of agency. Cognition, 115 (1): 26-38 [pdf]

2009

  • Fleming, S.M. (2009) Shaping what we see: Pinning down the influence of value on perceptual judgements. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3: 9 [pdf]
  • Fleming, S.M., Mars, R.B., Gladwin, T.E. & Haggard, P. (2009) When the brain changes its mind: Flexibility of action selection in instructed and free choices. Cerebral Cortex, 19 (10): 2352-60 [pdf]

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