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Tsen Vei Lim

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Affiliated Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
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Dr Tsen Vei Lim

Tsen Vei’s primary research interest lies at the intersection of computational psychiatry and drug addiction. His current research combines the use of experimental paradigms, computational models and neuroimaging to understand the neuropsychological mechanisms that underlie addictive behaviours.

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  • Lim. T. V. & Ersche, K. D. (2023). Theory-driven computational models in drug addiction: fruitful or futile? Addiction Neuroscience, 5, 100066.
  • Lim, T. V., Cardinal, R. N., Bullmore, E. T., Robbins, T. W., & Ersche, K. D. (2021). Impaired learning from negative feedback in stimulant use disorder: Dopaminergic modulation. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 24(11), 867-878.
  • Ersche, K. D., Lim, T. V., Murley, A. G., Rua, C., Vaghi, M. M., White, T. L., Williams, G. B., & Robbins, T. W. (2021). Reduced Glutamate Turnover in the Putamen Is Linked with Automatic Habits in Human Cocaine Addiction. Biological Psychiatry 89, 970-979.
  • Lim, T. V., Cardinal, R. N., Savulich, G., Jones, P. S., Moustafa, A. A., Robbins, T. W., & Ersche, K. D. (2019). Impairments in reinforcement learning do not explain enhanced habit formation in cocaine use disorder. Psychopharmacology, 236(8), 2359–2371.
  • Ersche, K. D., Ward, L. H. E., Lim, T. V., Lumsden, R. J., Sawiak, S. J., Robbins, T. W., & Stochl, J. (2019). Impulsivity and compulsivity are differentially associated with automaticity and routine on the Creature of Habit Scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 150, 109493.
  • Ersche, K. D., Lim, T. V., Ward, L. H. E., Robbins, T. W., & Stochl, J. (2017). Creature of Habit: A self-report measure of habitual routines and automatic tendencies in everyday life. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 73–85.

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