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EMFit is a matlab toolbox for hierarchical fitting of computational / RL models to trial-by-trial decision data. It provides an extensive set of example likelihood functions for several different tasks, and extensive tools for model validation and comparison. The code is open-source and hosted on github.

EMFit page on github


The Transcontinental Computational Psychiatry Workgroup hosts a regular online series of talks on computational psychiatry. We encourage speakers to combine a tutorial part on their methods with example applications in the domain of mental health.

TCPW Website

Interested in computational psychiatry?

If you are interested in computational psychiatry, you would greatly benefit from both mathematical / theoretical and clinical expertise. A good starting point would be:

General introduction


Theoretical / Mathematical

You need some experience with and understanding of differential equations, linear algebra, Bayesian inference and mathematical statistics and reinforcement learning: