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Nathaniel D. Daw, PhD

Associate Professor of Neural Science and Psychology, New York University

Nathaniel Daw is the Associate Professor of Neural Science and Psychology and Affiliated Associate Professor of Computer Science at New York University. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University and at the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, before conducting postdoctoral research at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at UCL. His research concerns computational approaches to reinforcement learning and decision making, and particularly the application of computational models in the laboratory, to the design of experiments and the analysis of behavioral and neural data. He is the recipient of a McKnight Scholar Award, a NARSAD Young Investigator Award, a Scholar Award in Understanding Human Cognition from the MacDonnell Foundation, and the Young Investigator Award from the Society for Neuroeconomics.

Website: http://www.psych.nyu.edu/daw/