Science Fiction

The Search for Intelligence (New Myths, Issue 54, March 2021)

Rest In Virtual (Alternative Deathiness, B Cubed Press, 2021)

Hedonics, Inc (After Dinner Conversation, March 2022)


Systems and methods for treating and estimating progression of chronic kidney disease (Blanchard, Usvyat, Wang, Kotanko, D. Maddux, F. Maddux, 2021)

Animal Cognition

Postreward delays and systematic biases in measures of animal temporal discounting (Blanchard, Pearson, Hayden. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2013)

Hot-Hand Bias in Rhesus Monkeys (Blanchard, Wilke, Hayden. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition. 2014)

Monkeys Are More Patient in a Foraging Task than in a Standard Intertemporal Choice Task (Blanchard, Hayden. PLOS One. 2015)


Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research (Blanchard. Philosophical Psychology. 2016)

Estadística práctica para cirujanos (Blanchard, Reverté. Investigación en Cirugia Ortopédica: Un enfoque práctico basado en casos quirúrgicos, Ed. Bhandari, Guerra, Bagó. Published by Editorial Medica Panamerica. 2017)


Neurons in Dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex Signal Postdecisional Variables in a Foraging Task (Blanchard, Hayden. Journal of Neuroscience. 2014)

Reward Value Comparison via Mutual Inhibition in Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex (Strait, Blanchard, Hayden. Neuron. 2014)

Orbitofrontal Cortex Uses Distinct Codes for Different Choice Attributes in Decisions Motivated by Curiosity (Blanchard, Hayden, Bromberg-Martin. Neuron. 2015)

Ramping ensemble activity in dorsal anterior cingulate neurons during persistent commitment to a decision (Blanchard, Strait, Hayden. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2015)

Neuronal selectivity for spatial positions of offers and choices in five reward regions (Strait, Sleezer, Blanchard, Azab, Castagno, Hayden. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2016)

Pure correlates of exploration and exploitation in the human brain (Blanchard, Gershman. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. 2018)

Robust mixture modeling reveals category-free selectivity in reward region neuronal ensembles (Blanchard, Piantadosi, Hayden. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2018)


Clinical parameters before and after the transition to dialysis (D. Maddux, Usvyat, Ketchersid, Jiao, Blanchard, Kotanko, van der Sande, Kooman, F. Maddux. Hemodialysis International. 2017)

Transition Period Clinical Trajectories for PD versus HD Starters (D. Maddux, Usvyat, Jiao, Blanchard, Kotanko, van der Sande, Kooman, F. Maddux. Peritoneal Dialysis International. 2019)

Popular Science

Insatiable Minds: Why Humans Are Hard-Wired For Curiosity (Hemmelder, Blanchard. Footnote. 2016)
Reprinted in Huffington Post

Data Journalism

Does the Muslim Ban Make Us Safer? (Blanchard, KDnuggets. 2017)
Originally self-published here