Publications

Students and trainees are underlined on journal articles. Publications that are not yet in print are not listed.

Refereed Journal Articles: 

  1. Tosun, T.,  Berkay, D., Sack, A.T., Çakmak, Y.Ö., & Balcı, F.* (2017). Inhibition of Pre-SMA by Continuous Theta Burst Stimulation Leads to More Cautious Decision-making and More Efficient Sensory Evidence Integration. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 29(8), 1433-1444.
  2. Agostino, C. S., Caetano, M. S., Balcı, F., Claessens, P. M. E., & Zana, Y. (2017). Individual differences in long-range time representation. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. 79(3), 833-840.
  3. Akdoğan, B. & Balcı, F.* (2017). Are You Early or Late?: Temporal Error Monitoring. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 146(3), 347-361. Featured on Psychology Today
  4. Gür, E. & Balcı, F.* (2017). Mice Optimize Timed Decisions about Probabilistic Outcomes under Deadlines. Animal Cognition. 20(3), 473-484
  5. Erhan, C., Carkaxhiu Bulut, G., Gokce, S., Ozbas, D., Turkakin, E., Dursun, O.B., Yazgan, Y., & Balcı, F.* (2017). Disrupted latent decision processes in medication-free pediatric OCD patients. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207(1), 32-37.
  6. Akdogan, B., Balcı, F., van Rijn, H. (2016). Temporal Expectation Indexed by Pupillary Response. Timing & Time Perception. 4(4), 354 – 370.
  7. Berkay, D., Freestone, D., & Balcı, F.* (2016). Mice and rats fail to integrate exogenous timing noise into their time-based decisions. Animal Cognition, 19(6), 1215–1225.
  8. Karşılar, H. & Balcı, F.* (2016). Asymmetrical Modulation of Time Perception by Increase vs. Decrease in Coherence of Motion. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 78(8), 2690–2707.
  9. Akdogan, B. & Balcı, F.* (2016). The Effects of Payoff Manipulations on Temporal Bisection Performance. Acta Psychologica, 170, 74-83.
  10. Balcı, F.* & Simen, P. (2016). A decision model of timing. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 8, 94-101. pdf
  11. Tosun, T., Gür, E., & Balcı, F.* (2016). Mice plan decision strategies based on previously learned time intervals, locations, and probabilities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 787-792. Supplemental Material: Parametric Test Results
  12. Erhan, C. & Balcı, F.* (2016). Obsessive compulsive features predict cautious decision strategies. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 16, 1-12.
  13. Berkay, D., Cavdaroglu, B., & Balcı, F*. (2016). Probabilistic Numerical Discrimination in Mice. Animal Cognition, 19, 251-265.
  14. Cavdaroğlu, B. & Balcı, F.* (2016). Mice can count and optimize count-based decisions. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 23(3), 871-876. Covered as  the Psychonomic Society Featured Content
  15. Akdogan, B. & Balci, F.* (2016). Aralık Zamanlama: Kuramsal ve Deneysel Yaklaşımlar (Interval Timing: Theoretical and Experimental Approaches). Turk Psikoloji Yazilari/Turkish Psychological Articles. 19(37), 32-34.
  16. Coskun, F., Berkay, D., Sayali, C., & Balcı, F.* (2015). Sequential Temporal Discrimination in Humans and Mice. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28, 1-14.
  17. Carkoglu, C., Yilmaz, M., & Balcı, F.* (2015). Continuous Spontaneous Alternation and Turn Alternation in Artemia sp. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28, 1-7.
  18. Akdogan, B. & Balci, F.* (2016). Stimulus Probability Effects on Temporal Bisection Performance of Mice (Mus musculus). Animal Cognition, 19, 15-30.
  19. Demirtas Sahin, T., Karson, A., Balci, F., Yazır, Y., Bayramgürler, D., & Utkan, T. (2015). TNF-alpha inhibition prevents cognitive decline and maintains hippocampal BDNF levels in the unpredictable chronic mild stress rat model of depression. Behavioural Brain Research, 292, 233-240.
  20. Freestone, D., Balci, F., Simen, P., & Church, R.M. (2015). Optimal Response Rates in Humans and Rats. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning & Cognition. 41(1), 39-51.
  21. Coskun, F., Sayali, C., Gurbuz, E., & Balci, F. (2015). Optimal time discrimination. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 68(2), 381-401.
  22. Balci, F.* (2014). Interval Timing, Dopamine, & Motivation, Timing & Time Perception, 2 (3), 379-410.
  23. Karsilar, H., Simen, P., Papadakis, S., & Balci, F.* (2014). Speed Accuracy Trade-off Under Response Deadlines. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8:248. doi3: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00248
  24. Balci, F.* & Simen, P. (2014). Decision processes in temporal discrimination. Acta Psychologica, 149, 157-168.
  25. Maggi, D., Garbugino, L., Heise, I., Nieus, T., Balci, F., Wells, S., Tocchini-Valentini, G.P., Mandillo, S., Nolan, P.M., & Tucci, V. (2014). A cross-laboratory investigation of timing endophenotypes in mouse behavior. Timing and Time Perception, 2(1), 35-40.
  26. Balci, F.*, Ramey-Balci, P., & Ruamps, P. (2014). Spontaneous alternation and locomotor activity in three species of marine crabs: Green crab (Carcinus maenas), blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) and fiddler crab (Uca pugnax). Journal of Comparative Psychology. 128(1), 65-73.
  27. Cavdaroglu, B., Zeki, M., & Balci, F.* (2013). Time-based reward maximization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 369(1637), 20120461.
  28. Gallistel, C.R., Balci, F., Freestone, D., Kheifets, A., & King, A. (2013). Automated, Quantitative Cognitive/Behavioral Screening of Mice: For Genetics, Pharmacology, Animal Cognition and Undergraduate Instruction. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 84, e51047.
  29. Balci, F.*, Oakeshott, S., Shamy, J., El Khodor, B., Filippov, I., Mushlin, R. et al. (2013). High-Throughput Automated Phenotyping of Two Genetic Mouse Models of Huntington’s Disease. PLOS Currents in Huntington Disease, 1/doi: 10.1371/currents.hd.124aa0d16753f88215776fba102ceb29
  30. Simen, P., Rivest, F., Ludvig, E.A., Balci, F., & Killeen, P. (2013). Timescale invariance in the pacemaker-accumulator family of timing models. Timing & Time Perception, 30, 159-188.
  31. Karson, A. Demirtas, T., Bayramgurler, D., Balci, F., & Utkan, T. (2013). Chronic administration of Infliximab (TNF-alpha inhibitor) decreases depression and anxiety-like behavior in rat model of unpredictable chronic mild stress. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 112(5), 335-40.
  32. Balci, F.*, Wiener, M., Cavdaroglu, B., & Coslett, B.H. (2013). Epistasis Effects of Dopamine Genes on Interval Timing and Reward Magnitude in Humans. Neuropsychologia, 51(2), 293-308.
  33. Karson, A., Utkan, T., Balci, F., Aricioglu, F., & Ates, N. (2012). Age–related decline in learning and memory performances of male WAG/Rij rats. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 8/51.
  34. Brunner, D., Balci, F., & Ludvig, E.A. (2012). Comparative Psychology and the Grand Challenge of Drug Discovery in Psychiatry and Neurodegeneration, Behavioural Processes, 89, 187-95 (selected and evaluated in Faculty 1000 placing this work in the top 2 percent of published articles in biology and medicine).
  35. Balci, F.*, Freestone, D., Simen, P., deSouza, L., Cohen, J. D., & Holmes, P. (2011). Optimal Temporal Risk Assessment. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 5, 1-15.
  36. Simen, P., Balci, F., deSouza, L., Cohen, J. D., & Holmes, P. (2011). Interval timing by long-range temporal integration. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 5, 1-2.
  37. Simen, P.*, Balci, F., deSouza, L., Holmes, P., & Cohen, J. D. (2011). A model of interval timing by neural integration. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(25), 9238-9253.
  38. Oakeshott, S., Balci, F., Flippov, I., Murphy, C., Port, R., Connor, D., Paintdakhi, A., LeSauter, J., Menalled, L., Ramboz, S., Kwak, S., Howland, D., Silver, R., & Brunner, D. (2011). Circadian abnormalities in motor activity in a BAC transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s Disease. PLoS Currents: Huntington Disease, 25/3:RRN1225
  39. Ludvig, E. A., Balci, F., & Spetch, M. L. (2011). Reward magnitude and timing in pigeons. Behavioural Processes, 86(3), 359-363.
  40. Balci, F.*, Simen, P., Niyogi, R., Saxe, A., Hughes, J., Holmes, P., & Cohen, J. D. (2011). Acquisition of decision-making criteria: Reward rate ultimately beats accuracy. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73(2), 640-657.
  41. Paterson, N.E., Balci, F., Campbell, U., Olivier, B., & Hanania, T. (2011). The triple reuptake inhibitor DOV216,303 exhibits limited antidepressant-like properties in the differential reinforcement of low-rate 72-sec responding assay, likely due to dopamine reuptake inhibition. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 25(10), 1357-1364.
  42. Balci, F.*, Ludvig, E.A., & Brunner, D. (2010). Within-session modulation of timed anticipatory responding: When to start responding. Behavioural Processes, 85(2), 204-206.
  43. Balci, F.*, Ludvig, E.A., Abner, R., Zhuang, X., Poon, P., B., & Brunner, D. (2010). Motivational Effects on Interval Timing in Dopamine Transporter (DAT) Knockdown Mice. Brain Research, 1325, 89-99. 18.
  44. Gallistel, C.R., King, A.P., Daniel, A.M., Freestone, D., Papachristos, E.B., Balci, F., Kheifets, A., Zhang, J., Su, X., Schiff G., & Kourtev, H. (2010). Screening for Learning and Memory Mutations: A New Approach. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 42(1), 138-158.
  45. Balci, F.*, Day, M., Rooney, A., & Brunner, D. (2009). Disrupted Temporal Control in the R6/2 Mouse Model of Huntington’s Disease. Behavioral Neuroscience, 123(6),1353-1358.
  46. Balci, F.*, Freestone, D., & Gallistel, C.R. (2009). Risk assessment in man and mouse.   Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(7), 2459-2463. Covered by Asbury Park PressScience DailyLe ScienzeSpektrum.de along with others.
  47. Balci, F.*, Gallistel, C.R., Allen, B.D., Frank, K., Gibson, J., & Brunner, D. (2009). Acquisition of peak responding: What is learned? Behavioural Processes, 80(1), 67-75.
  48. Ramey, P.A., Teichman, E., Oleksiak, J., & Balci, F.* (2009). Spontaneous alternation in marine crabs: invasive versus native species. Behavioural Processes, 82(1), 51-55.
  49. Balci, F.*, Ludvig, E.A., Gibson, J.M., Allen, B.D., Frank, K.M., Kapustinski, B.J., Fedolak, E.T., & Brunner, D. (2008). Pharmacological manipulations of interval timing using the peak procedure in male C3H mice. Psychopharmacology, 201(1), 67-80.
  50. Balci, F.*, Papachristos, E. B., Gallistel, C.R., Brunner, D., Gibson, J., & Shumyatsky, G.P. (2008). Interval-Timing in the Genetically Modified Mouse: A Simple Paradigm. Genes, Brain, and Behavior, 7(3), 373-384.
  51. Ludvig, E.A., Balci, F., & Longpre, K.M. (2008). Timescale dependence in a conditional temporal discrimination procedure. Behavioural Processes, 77(3), 357-363.
  52. Karson, A., Onat, F., Balci, F., & Ates, N (2008). Locotomor Activity, Learning and Memory in WAG/Rij Rats with Absense Epilepsy. Epilepsi, 14(3), 167-175.
  53. Day, M., Balci, F., Wan, H.I., Fox, G.B., Kling, M.A., Rutkowski, J.L., & Feuerstein, G. (2008). Cognitive Endpoints in Attention, Impulsivity and Recent and Remote Memory as Disease Biomarkers: Optimizing the Congruency of Preclinical Models to the Clinic. Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs, 9, 696-706.
  54. Gallistel, C.R., King, A.P., Gottlieb, D., Balci, F., Papachristos, E.B., Szalecki, M., & Carbone, K.S. (2007). Is Matching Innate? Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 87(2), 161-199.
  55. Montemayor, C., & Balci, F. (2007). Compositionality in Language and Arithmetic. Journal of Theoretical & Philosophical Psychology, 27(1), 53-72.
  56. Balci, F.* & Gallistel, C.R. (2006). Cross-Domain Transfer of Quantitative Discriminations: Is it All a Matter of Proportion? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13(4), 636-642.

Peer-reviewed Conference Publications:

  1. Genç, C., Soomro, S., Duyan, Y., Balcı, F., Ürey, H., & Özcan, O. (2016). Head Mounted Projection Display & Visual Attention: Visual attentional processing of head referenced static and dynamic displays while in motion and standing. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) ’16 (Project Website)
  2. Simen, P., Van Vugt, M., Balci, F., Freestone, D. and Polk, T. (2010). Toward an analog neural substrate for production systems. Proceedings of the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling.
  3. Gallistel, C.R., King, A.P., Daniel, A.M., Papachristos, E.B., & Balci, F. (August   2008). Fully automated 24/7 behavioral screening for mutations in targeted cognitive mechanisms in the mouse. Measuring Behavior 2008, 55.

Book Chapters:

  1. Gallistel, C.R., Balci, F., Freestone, D., Kheifets, A., King, A. (2017). A Cognitive Neurogenetics Screening System with a Data-Analysis Toolbox. In V. Tucci Handbook of Neurobehavioral Genetics and Phenotyping. Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (pp. 507-526).
  2. Freestone, D. & Balci, F. (2017). The biological basis of economic choice in mammals. In V. Tucci Handbook of Neurobehavioral Genetics and Phenotyping. Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (pp. 143-168).
  3. Balci, F. & Karson, A. (2012). Sinir Sisteminin Yapısı ve İşlevleri (Structure and Functions of the Nervous System). In Zeynep Cemalcılar, Psikolojiye Giriş (pp. 56-95) (Introduction to Psychology). Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniveritesi Açıköğretim Fakültesi Yayınları.
  4. Balci, F., Meck, W., Moore, H., & Brunner, D. (2009). Timing Deficits in Aging and Neuropathology. In Jennifer L. Bizon & Alisa G. Woods (Eds.), Animal Models of Human Cognitive Aging (pp. 161-201). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Other Publications:

  1. Balci, F. (2013). Oznel zaman (Subjective time). Cogito, 75
  2. Balci, F. (2012). Decision optimization based on brain’s clock. Frontier, 7, 11-13.

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