Flexible behavior 

2024    Cazettes F*, Reato D*, Augusto E, Renart A*, Mainen ZF*. Facial expressions in mice reveal latent cognitive variables and their neural correlates. DOI:  

2023    Cazettes F, Mazzucato L,  Murakami M, Morais JP, Augusto E, Renart A*, Mainen ZF*. A reservoir of foraging decision variables in the mouse brain. Nature Neuroscience. DOI: ; SharedIt link:

2021    Cazettes F*, Reato D*, Morais JP, Renart A, Mainen ZF. Phasic activation of dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons increases pupil size. Current Biology. 31:192-197. DOI: 

Open and reproducible methods for neuroscience

2021   The International Brain Laboratory,  Aguillon V, Angelaki D, Bayer HM, Bonacchi N,  Carandini M, Cazettes F, Chapuis G, Churchland AK, Dan Y, Dewitt E, Faulkner M, Hamish F, Haetzel L, Hausser M, Hofer S, Hu F, Khanal A, Krasniak C, Laranjeira I, Mainen Z, Meijer G, Miska N, Mrsic-Flogel T, Murakami M, Noel JP, Pan Vazquez A,  Rossant C, Sanders J, Socha K, Terry R, Urai A, Vergara HM, Wells M, Wilson C, Witten I, Wool L, Zador A. Standardized and reproducible measurement of decision-making in mice. eLife. 10:e63711. DOI:

2021    Urai A, Aguillon V, Laranjeira I, Cazettes F, Mainen ZF, Churchland AK, The International Brain Laboratory. Citric acid water as an alternative to water restriction for high-yield mouse behavior. eNeuro. 0230-20.2020. DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0230-20.2020 

The biased owl

2019   Pena JL, Cazettes F, Beckert MV, Fischer BJ. Synthesis of hemispheric ITD tuning from the readout of a neural map: commonalities of proposed coding schemes in birds and mammals. The Journal of Neuroscience. 39:9053-9061. DOI:

2018    Cazettes F, Fischer BJ, Beckert MV, Pena JL. Emergence of an adaptive command for orienting behavior in premotor brainstem neurons of barn owls. The Journal of Neuroscience. 38:7270-7279. DOI:

2016    Cazettes F, Fischer BJ, Pena JL. Cue reliability represented in the shape of tuning curves in the owl's sound localization system. The Journal of Neuroscience. 36:2101-2110. DOI:

2015    Rich D, Cazettes F, Wang Y, Pena JL, Fischer BJ. Neural representation of probabilities for Bayesian inference.  Journal of Computational Neuroscience. 38:315-323. DOI:

2014    Cazettes F, Fischer BJ, Pena JL. Spatial cue reliability drives frequency tuning in the Barn Owl's midbrain. eLife.  3: e04854DOI: 

Neural correlates of impaired human behaviors  

2011    Cohen JI, Cazettes F, Convit A. Abnormal cholesterol is associated with prefrontal white matter abnormalities among obese adults, a diffusion tensor imaging study. Neuroradiology Journal. 1:989-997. DOI:

2011     Cazettes F, Tsui W, Johnson G, Steen RG, Convit A. Systematic differences between lean and obese adolescents in brain parameters:  A quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 32: 2037-2042. DOI:

2011     Al-ani T, Cazettes F, Palfi S, Lefaucheur JP. Automatic removal of high-amplitude stimulus artefact from neuronal signal recorded in the subthalamic nucleus.The Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 198:135-146. DOI:  

2011     Cazettes F, Yau PL, Cohen JI, Talbot H, Convit A. Obesity-mediated inflammation may damage the brain circuit that regulates food intake. Brain Research. 1373: 101-109. DOI: