This work has been funded by NSF DMS-2207700 (2022-2025), NIH BRAIN 1R01EB029847-01 (2020-2024), NSF DMS-1853630 (2019-2022), NIH 1R01MH115557 (2017-2021), NSF DMS-1615737 (2016-2019), NSF DMS-1517629 (2015-2019), NSF DMS-1311755 (2013-2017), and NSF DMS-1004422 (2010-2012).

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  1. HL Cihak† and ZP Kilpatrick. Multiscale motion and deformation of bumps in stochastic neural fields with dynamic connectivity. (2023).
  2. A Ly, A Barker, ED Prevost, DJ McGovern, ZP Kilpatrick, & DH Root. Bed nucleus of the stria terminalis GABA neurons are necessary for changes in foraging behavior following an innate threat. (2023).
  3. TL Eissa‡ and ZP Kilpatrick. Learning efficient representations of environmental priors in working memory. (2022).
  4. M Stickler, W Ott, ZP Kilpatrick⧫, K Josić⧫, & B Karamched⧫. Impact of correlated information on pioneering decisions. Phys. Rev. Research 5 (2023) 033020.
  5. NW Barendregt†, EG Webb*, and ZP Kilpatrick. Adaptive Bayesian inference of Markov transition rates. Proc Roy Soc A 479 (2023) 20220453.
  6. JI Gilmer, MA Farries, ZP Kilpatrick, I Delis, and AL Person, An emergent temporal basis set robustly supports cerebellar time series learning. J Neurophysiol. 129 (2023) 159-176.
  7. NW Barendregt†, JI Gold⧫, K Josić⧫, and ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Normative decision rules in changing environments. eLife 11 (2022) e79824.
  8. HL Cihak†, TL Eissa‡, and ZP Kilpatrick. Distinct excitatory and inhibitory bump wandering in a stochastic neural field. SIAM J Appl. Dyn. Syst. 21 (2022) 2579-2609.
  9. TL Eissa‡, JI Gold⧫, K Josić⧫, and ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Suboptimal human inference inverts the bias-variance trade-off for decisions with asymmetric evidence.  PLoS Comput. Biol. 18 (2022) e1010323.
  10. S Bidari†, A El Hady, JD Davidson, and ZP Kilpatrick. Stochastic dynamics of social patch foraging. Phys. Rev. Research 4 (2022) 033128.
  11. K Schapiro, K Josić, ZP Kilpatrick, and JI Gold. Strategy-dependent effects of working-memory limitations on human perceptual decision-making. eLife 11 (2022) e73610. Digest
  12. S Bidari† and ZP Kilpatrick. Hive geometry shapes the recruitment rate of honeybee colonies. J Math. Biol. (2021) 20.
  13. ZP Kilpatrick, JD Davidson, and A El Hady. Uncertainty drives strategy deviations of patch leaving decisions in foraging. J R Soc Interface 18 (2021) 20210337.
  14. B Karamched, M Stickler, W Ott, B Lindner, ZP Kilpatrick, and K Josić. Heterogeneity improves speed and accuracy in social networks. Phys. Rev. Lett. 125 (2020) 218302. Highlight
  15. B Karamched, S Stolarczyk, ZP Kilpatrick⧫, and K Josić⧫. Bayesian evidence accumulation on social networks. SIAM J Appl. Dyn. Syst. 19 (2020) 1884-1919.
  16. ZP Kilpatrick, JD Davidson, and A El Hady. Normative theory of patch foraging decisions. arXiv (2020)
  17. Y Wang, ZP Kilpatrick⧫, and K Josić⧫, A hierarchical model of perceptual multistability involving interocular grouping. J Comput. Neurosci. 48 (2020) pp. 177-192.
  18. S Bidari†, O Peleg, ZP Kilpatrick. Social inhibition maintains adaptivity and consensus of foraging honey bees in dynamic environments. R. Soc. Open Sci 6 (2019) 191681.
  19. NW Barendregt†, K Josić⧫, and ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Analyzing dynamic decision-making models using Chapman-Kolmogorov equations. J Comput. Neurosci. 47 (2019) pp. 205-222.
  20. AE Radillo†¤, A Veliz-Cuba¤, K Josić⧫, and ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Performance of normative and approximate evidence accumulation on the dynamic clicks task. Neurons, Behavior, Data analysis, and Theory (2019) 10226.
  21. ZP Kilpatrick, WR Holmes, TL Eissa‡, and and K Josić. Optimal models of decision-making in dynamic environments. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 58 (2019) pp. 54–60.
  22. KP Nguyen†, K Josić⧫, and ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Optimizing sequential decisions in the drift-diffusion model J Math. Psychol. 88 (2019) pp. 32-47.
  23. ZP Kilpatrick, J Gjorgjieva, R Rosenbaum. Editorial: Special Issue from the 2017 International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience J Math. Neurosci. 9 (2019) 1.
  24. N Krishnan* and ZP Kilpatrick. Optimizing a jump-diffusion model of a starving forager Phys. Rev. E 98 (2018) 052406.
  25. G Faye and ZP Kilpatrick. Threshold of front propagation in neural fields: An interface dynamics approach SIAM J Appl. Math. 78 (2018) pp. 2575–2596
  26. ZP Kilpatrick. Synaptic mechanisms of interference in working memory Sci. Rep. 8 (2018) 7879.
  27. N Krishnan*, DB Poll†, and ZP Kilpatrick. Synaptic efficacy shapes resource limitations in working memory J Comput. Neurosci. 44 (2018) pp. 273-295.
  28. ZP Kilpatrick and DB Poll†. Neural field model of memory-guided search Phys. Rev. E 96 (2017) 062411.
  29. DB Poll† and ZP Kilpatrick. Velocity integration in a multilayer neural field model of spatial working memory SIAM J Appl. Dyn. Syst. 16 (2017) pp. 1197-1234.
  30. AE Radillo, A Veliz-Cuba, K Josić⧫, and ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Evidence accumulation and change rate inference in dynamic environments Neural Comput. 29 (2017) pp. 1561-1610.
  31. A Jacot-Guillarmod⧫, Y Wang⧫, C Pedroza, H Ogmen, ZP Kilpatrick⧫, and K Josić⧫. Extending Levelt’s Propositions to perceptual multistability involving interocular grouping Vision Res. 133 (2017) pp. 37-46.
  32. DB Poll† and ZP Kilpatrick. Persistent search in single and multiple confined domains: a velocity-jump process model J Stat. Mech. (2016) 053201.
  33. ZT McCleney* and ZP Kilpatrick. Entrainment in up and down states of neural populations: non-smooth and stochastic models J Math. Biol. 73 (2016) pp. 1131-1160.
  34. DB Poll†, K Nguyen*, and ZP Kilpatrick. Sensory feedback in a bump attractor model of path integration J Comput. Neurosci. 40 (2016) pp. 137-155.
  35. ZP Kilpatrick. Ghosts of bump attractors in stochastic neural fields: Bottlenecks and extinction Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. Ser. B 21 (2016) p. 2211-2231.
  36. A Veliz-Cuba‡, ZP Kilpatrick⧫, K Josić⧫. Stochastic models of evidence accumulation in changing environments SIAM Rev. 58 (2016) pp. 264–289.
  37. A Veliz-Cuba‡, HZ Shouval, K Josić⧫, ZP Kilpatrick⧫. Networks that learn the precise timing of event sequences. J Comput. Neurosci. 39 (2015) pp. 235-254.
  38. DB Poll† and ZP Kilpatrick. Stochastic motion of bumps in planar neural fields. SIAM J Appl. Math. 75 (2015) pp. 1553-1577.
  39. ZP Kilpatrick. Stochastic synchronization of neural activity waves. Phys. Rev. E 91 (2015) 040701(R).
  40. PC Bressloff and ZP Kilpatrick. Nonlinear Langevin equations for wandering patterns in stochastic neural fields. SIAM J Appl. Dyn. Syst. 14 (2015) pp. 305-334.
  41. ZP Kilpatrick. Delay stabilizes stochastic motion of bumps in layered neural fields. Physica D 295 (2015) pp. 30-45.
  42. ZP Kilpatrick and G Faye. Pulse bifurcations in stochastic neural fields. SIAM J Appl. Dyn. Syst. 13 (2014) pp. 830-860.
  43. JK Kim‡, ZP Kilpatrick, MR Bennett, K Josić. Molecular mechanisms that regulate the coupled period of the mammalian circadian clock. Biophys. J 106 (2014) pp. 2071-2081. (New and Notable by S.R. Taylor)
  44. ZP Kilpatrick. Coupling layers regularizes wave propagation in stochastic neural fields. Phys. Rev. E, 89 (2014) 022706.
  45. ZP Kilpatrick. Wilson-Cowan model. Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience (2014) Ed. D Jaeger and R Jung, Springer-Verlag.
  46. S Carroll*, K Josić, and ZP Kilpatrick. Encoding certainty in bump attractors. J Comput. Neurosci., 37 (2014) pp. 29-48.
  47. B Ermentrout, SE Folias, and ZP Kilpatrick. Spatiotemporal pattern formation in neural fields with linear adaptation. Neural Fields (2014) Ed. S Coombes, P beim Graben, R Potthast, and JJ Wright, Springer Verlag.
  48. ZP Kilpatrick. Interareal coupling reduces encoding variability in multi-area models of spatial working memory. Front. Comput. Neurosci., 7 (2013) 82.
  49. ZP Kilpatrick, B Ermentrout, and B Doiron. Optimizing working memory with heterogeneity of recurrent cortical excitation. J Neurosci., 33 (2013) pp. 18999-19011.
  50. ZP Kilpatrick, B Ermentrout. Wandering bumps in stochastic neural fields. SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 12 (2013), pp. 61-94.
  51. ZP Kilpatrick. Short term synaptic depression improves information transfer in perceptual multistability. Front. Comput. Neurosci., 7 (2013) 85.
  52. SM Jayasuriya*, ZP Kilpatrick. Effects of time-dependent stimuli on a competitive neural network model of perceptual rivalry. Bull. Math. Biol., 6 (2012) pp. 1396-1426.
  53. ZP Kilpatrick, B Ermentrout. Response of traveling waves to transient inputs in neural fields. Phys. Rev. E, 85 (2012) 021910.
  54. ZP Kilpatrick, GB Ermentrout. Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder in neuronal networks with adaptation. J Comput. Neurosci., 32 (2012) pp. 25-53.
  55. ZP Kilpatrick, B Ermentrout. Sparse gamma rhythms arising through clustering in adapting neuronal networks. PLoS Comput. Biol., 7 (2011) e1002281.
  56. PC Bressloff, ZP Kilpatrick. Two-dimensional bumps in piecewise smooth neural fields with synaptic depression. SIAM J. Appl. Math., 71 (2011) pp. 379-408.
  57. ZP Kilpatrick, PC Bressloff. Binocular rivalry in a competitive neural network model with synaptic depression. SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 9 (2010) pp. 1303-1347.
  58. ZP Kilpatrick, PC Bressloff. Stability of bumps in piecewise smooth neural fields with nonlinear adaptation. Physica D, 239 (2010) pp. 1048-1060.
  59. ZP Kilpatrick, PC Bressloff. Spatially structured oscillations in a two-dimensional excitatory neuronal network with synaptic depression. J. Comput. Neurosci., 28 (2010) pp. 193-209.
  60. ZP Kilpatrick, PC Bressloff. Effects of synaptic depression and adaptation on spatiotemporal dynamics of an excitatory neuronal network. Physica D, 239 (2010) pp. 547-560.
  61. PC Bressloff, ZP Kilpatrick. Nonlocal Ginzburg-Landau equation for cortical pattern formation. Phys. Rev. E, 78 (2008), 041916.
  62. ZP Kilpatrick, SE Folias, and PC Bressloff. Traveling pulses and wave propagation failure in inhomogeneous neural media. SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 7 (2008), pp. 161-185.

ZP Kilpatrick. Spatially structured waves and oscillations in neuronal networks with synaptic depression and adaptation. PhD Dissertation. University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT, 2010.