|We study the mechanisms of learning and generalization at play in
object categorization and causal learning. Our broad goal is to
understand how complex cognition emerges from the interaction of simple
neurocomputational mechanisms. We take a highly integrative,
inter-disciplinary research approach that combines computational
modeling, behavioral research, and neuroimaging
Mar 2016: Our work was highlighted in FIU News
Jan 2016: Soto receives the 2016 APA Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Contribution to
Psychology in the area of animal learning and behavior.
Dec 2015: Soto selected as a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science.