Dominik R Bach

Prof. Dominik R. Bach, MD, PhD
University College London: Principal Research Fellow at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging and Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
University of Zurich: Assistant Professor

2002: Dipl.-Psych. (MSc) in Psychology, Technical University Berlin
2005: Dr. med., Charité Medical School, HU Berlin
2008: Dr. phil. (PhD), Institute of Psychology, TU Berlin
2012: Board certification in Psychiatry (Facharzt), Ärztekammer Berlin
2014: BSc Maths, Open University, Milton Keynes UK


ORCID profile – PubMed

Key papers

Korn CW & Bach DR (2018). Heuristic and optimal policy computations in the human brain during sequential decision-making. Nature Communications, 9, 325. PDF

Bach DR, Tzovara A, Vunder J (2018). Blocking human fear memory with the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor doxycycline. Molecular Psychiatry, 23, 1584–1589. PDF

Korn CK, Vunder J, Miro J, Fuentemilla L, Hurlemann R, Bach DR (2017). Amygdala lesions reduce anxiety-like behavior in a human benzodiazepine-sensitive approach-avoidance conflict test. Biological Psychiatry, 82, 522-531. PDF

Bach DR (2015). Anxiety-like behavioural inhibition is normative under environmental threat-reward correlations. PLOS Computational Biology, 11, e1004646. PDF

Bach DR, Guitart-Masip M, Packard PA, Miró J, Falip M, Fuentemilla L, Dolan RJ (2014). Human hippocampus arbitrates approach-avoidance conflict. Current Biology, 24, 541-547. PDF

Key reviews

Bach DR, & Dayan, P (2017). Algorithms for survival: a comparative perspective on emotions. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18, 311-319. PDF

Bach DR, Castegnetti G, Korn CW, Gerster S, Melinscak F, Moser T (2018). Psychophysiological modelling – current state and future directions. Psychophysiology, in press. PDF