Publications and presentations

Research papers

Journal papers
  1. Zgonnikov, A., Atiya, N. A. A., O’Hora, D., Rañò, I., Wong-Lin, K. “Beyond reach: Do symmetric changes in motor costs affect decision making? A registered report”, Judgment and Decision Making, 14 (4), pp. 455-469, 2019 [paper]
  2. Zgonnikov, A., Aleni, A., Piiroinen, P.T., O’Hora, D., di Bernardo, M. “Decision landscapes: Visualizing mouse-tracking data”, Royal Society Open Science, 4 (11), 170482, 2017 [paper]
  3. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Double-well dynamics of noise-driven control activation in human intermittent control: the case of stick balancing”, Cognitive Processing, 16 (4), pp. 351-358, 2015 [paper] [preprint]
  4. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I., Kanemoto, S., Miyazawa, T., Suzuki, T. “To react or not to react? Intrinsic stochasticity of human control in virtual stick balancing”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 11(99), pp. 20140636, 2014 [paper]
  5. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Unstable dynamics of adaptation in unknown environment due to novelty seeking”, Advances in Complex Systems, 17(03n04), pp. 1450013, 2014 [paper] [preprint]
  6. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Extended phase space description of human-controlled systems dynamics”, Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, 2014(3), 2014 [paper]
Journal papers under review
  1. Atiya, N.*, Zgonnikov, A.*, O’Hora, D., Wong-Lin, K. (*co-first authors) “Changes-of-mind in the absence of new post-decision evidence”, under review [preprint]
  2. Garcia-Guerrero, S., O’Hora, D., Zgonnikov, A., Scherbaum, S. “The action dynamics of approach-avoidance in decision-making: A mouse-tracking study”, under review [preprint]
  3. Roche, J., Zgonnikov, A., Ferguson, A. “Tit-for-Tat: The Effect of Miscommunication on Language Processing Effort and Decision Making Complexity”, under review [preprint]
  4. Suzuki, T., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “Complexity of human response delay in intermittent control: The case of virtual stick balancing”, under review [preprint]
Papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings
  1. Zgonnikov, A., Markkula, G. “Evidence accumulation account of human operators’ decisions in intermittent control during inverted pendulum balancing”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 712 – 717, Miyazaki, Japan, 2018
  2. O’Hora, D., Redfern, S., Duran, N., Zgonnikov, A., Sweeney, D. “In-game motion dynamics provide a means of exploring the cognitive dynamics of deception”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Games, Entertainment, and Media, pp. 463 – 470, Galway, Ireland, 2018
  3. Zgonnikov, A., Kenny, A., O’Hora, D., Wong-Lin, K. “Capturing decision confidence through response trajectories and willingness to gamble”, Proc. Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics, pp. 70 – 73, Fukuoka, Japan, 2017
  4. Zgonnikov, A., Aleni, A., Piiroinen, P.T., O’Hora, D. “Using mouse-tracking data to visualise decision landscapes”, Proc. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 1424 – 1429, London, UK, 2017
  5. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Nonequilibrium phase transition in the model of human virtual stick balancing”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, p.20–24, Fukuoka, Japan, 2016
  6. Zgonnikova, I., Zgonnikov, A., Kanemoto, S. “Stick must fall: Using machine learning to predict human error in virtual balancing task”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshop on Data Mining for the Analysis of Performance and Success, pp. 173-177, Barcelona, Spain, 2016
  7. Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A., Maslov, S., Goussein-zade, N. “Complex Dynamics of Single Agent Choice Governed by Dual-Channel Multi-Mode Reinforcement Learning”, Proc. International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing, pp. 561 – 567, Mykonos, Greece, 2017
  8. Suzuki, T., Zgonnikov, A., Kanemoto, S., Lubashevsky, I. “Effect of extended visual feedback on human information processing in virtual stick balancing”, Proc. International Workshop on Applications in Information Technology, pp. 35 – 38, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, 2015
  9. Ando, H., Yamauchi, R., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “Intermittent Control Properties of Car Following: I. Driving Simulator Experiments”, Proc. International Workshop on Applications in Information Technology, pp. 8 – 9, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, 2015
  10. Yamauchi, R., Ando, H., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “Intermittent Control Properties of Car Following: II. Dynamical Trap Model”, Proc. International Workshop on Applications in Information Technology, pp. 10 – 12, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, 2015
  11. Zgonnikov, A., Kanemoto, S., Lubashevsky, I., Suzuki, T. “How the type of visual feedback affects actions of human operators: the case of virtual stick balancing”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 1100 – 1103, Hong Kong, 2015
  12. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I., Kanemoto, S. “Human intermittent control: concept of noise-driven control activation”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, pp. 9 – 12, Kyoto, Japan, 2014
  13. Ando, H., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A., Saito, Y. “Statistical properties of Car Following: Theory and Driving Simulator Experiments”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, pp. 149 – 155, Kyoto, Japan, 2014
  14. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Optimal Feedback Approximation of Human Open-Loop Control in Virtual Stick Balancing” International Conference on Control Processes and Stability, pp. 76 – 81, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2014
  15. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I., Kanemoto, S. “To react or not to react? A double-well potential model of event-driven human control”, Proc. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 3155 – 3160, Quebec City, Canada, 2014
  16. Parfenov, D., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “New Emergence Mechanism Caused by Human Fuzzy Rationality”, Proc. International Academic Workshop on Social Science, pp. 157 – 161, Changsha, China, 2013
  17. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Probabilistic dynamical trap: Intrinsic stochasticity of human control”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, pp. 103 – 104, Okinawa, Japan, 2013
  18. Miyazawa, T., Suzuki, T., Kanemoto, S., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “Balancing of Overdamped Inverted Pendulums: Universal Properties of Human Control”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, pp. 101 – 102, Okinawa, Japan, 2013
  19. Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A., Parfenov, D. “Concept of Dynamical Traps: Model Systems of Human Actions and Experimental Evidence”, Proc. Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013
  20. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Intrinsically motivated reinforcement learning in socio-economic systems: the dynamical analysis”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EPIROB), pp. 1 – 2, Osaka, Japan, 2013
  21. Lubashevsky, I., Kanemoto, S., Zgonnikov, A., Miyazawa, T., Taniguchi, D. “Dynamical Traps and Balancing of Overdamped Pendulums: Virtual Experiments and Universal Properties of Human Control”, Proc. International Conference on Automatic Control, Soft Computing and Human-Machine Interaction, pp. 185 – 190, Morioka, Japan, 2013
  22. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Unstable dynamics of intrinsically motivated learning”, Proc. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 3853 – 3857, Berlin, Germany, 2013
  23. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Modeling humans perception of their own actions: the dynamical traps approach”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, pp. 40 – 43, Tokyo, Japan, 2012
  24. Kanemoto, S., Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A., Miyazawa, T., Taniguchi, D. “Virtual stick balancing: statistical invariants of human response”, Proc. ISCIE International Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, pp. 215 – 218, Tokyo, Japan, 2012
  25. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Choice oscillations caused by boredom effect in human learning model”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, pp. 1785 – 1787, Seoul, Korea, 2012
  26. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I., Mozgovoy, M. “Dynamical trap effect in virtual stick balancing”, Proc. European Conference on Complex Systems, pp. 43 – 50, Brussels, Belgium, 2012
  27. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I., Mozgovoy, M. “Computer simulation of stick balancing: action point analysis”, Proc. International Conference on Human-Centered Computer Environments, pp. 162 – 164, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, 2012
Non-peer-reviewed publications
  1. Zgonnikov, A., Rano, I., O’Hora, D., Wong-Lin, K. “Walking dynamics of intertemporal choice”, Proc. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p. 3889, London, UK, 2017
  2. Garcia-Guerrero, S., O’Hora, D., Zgonnikov, A. “The Price of Fear: Developing a behavioural assessment of fear-related avoidance incorporating dynamic response measures”, Proc. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p. 3713, London, UK, 2017
  3. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Complex dynamics of multiparticle systems governed by bounded rationality”, Chaotic Modeling and Simulation, 1, pp. 60-66, 2013

Invited talks

  1. “Decisions in motion: How process tracing can aid in understanding cognition”, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland, July 2017
  2. “Using decision space visualisations to characterise individual decision makers”, Symposium on Temporal dynamics of decision processes in mouse movements and eye movements: Applications and methodological challenges, Dresden, Germany, March 2017
  3. “DECIDE: DEcision space visualisations to Characterise Individual DEcision-makers”, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, December 2016
  4. “Cognition in action and action through cognition: What our motor behavior and decisions can tell about each other”, Intelligent Systems Research Centre Seminar, Ulster University, Derry, UK, April 2016
  5. “Decision Spaces – Using movement information to characterise dynamic decision processes”, School of Psychology Research Seminar, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, February 2016

Contributions to international conferences without publication in proceedings

  1. Garcia-Guerrero, S., O’Hora, D., Zgonnikov, A. “Mouse-tracking as an index of stimulus control in an approach-avoidance task”, talk presented at The Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Galway, Ireland, 2018
  2. Garcia-Guerrero, S., O’Hora, D., Zgonnikov, A. “Tracing fear: Hand and eye movement during approach-avoidance”, poster presented at European Meeting on Human Fear Conditioning, Cardiff, UK, 2018
  3. O’Hora, D., Zgonnikov, A., Kenny, A., Wong-Lin, K. “Investigating the relationship between confidence and manual movement during decision making”, talk presented at Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TEAP), Marburg, Germany, 2018
  4. Zgonnikov, A., Rano, I., O’Hora, D., Wong-Lin, K. “Walking dynamics of intertemporal choice”, talk presented at Annual Meeting of the European Group of Process Tracing Studies, Galway, Ireland, 2017
  5. Garcia-Guerrero, S., O’Hora, D., Zgonnikov, A. “Fear-related decision-making and dynamic avoidance: Developing a paradigm”, talk presented at Meeting of the European Group of Process Tracing Studies, Galway, Ireland, 2017
  6. Zgonnikov, A., O’Hora, D., Wong-Lin, K., Piiroinen, P.T. “Changes-of-mind in perceptual decision making: Evidence for metacognitive preference reversal from mouse- and eye-tracking”, talk presented at Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Dresden, Germany, 2017
  7. Atiya, N., Zgonnikov, A., Piiroinen, P.T., O’Hora, D. and Wong-Lin, K. “A dynamic neural circuit model of decision confidence, change of mind, and multimodal actions”, poster presented at Meeting of British Neuroscience Association (BNA), Birmingham, UK, 2017
  8. Zgonnikov, A., Wong-Lin, K., Piiroinen, P.T., O’Hora, D. “Eye-hand interaction in perceptual decision making”, poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, USA, 2016
  9. Zgonnikov, A., O’Hora, D., Piiroinen, P.T. “Interaction of eye and hand in decision making”, talk presented at Annual Meeting of the European Group of Process Tracing Studies, Bonn, Germany, 2016
  10. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Stochastic Dynamics of Human-Controlled Systems: The Case of Inverted Pendulum Balancing”, talk presented at International Conference on Chaotic Modeling, Simulation and Applications, Paris, France, 2015
  11. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Concept of Dynamical Traps in Human Control Theory”, talk presented at SICE Tohoku branch workshop, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, 2013
  12. Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “Adaptation Dynamics of the Intrinsically Motivated Agent”, talk presented at International Workshop on Agent-based Approaches in Economic and Social Complex Systems, Tokyo, Japan, 2013
  13. Lubashevsky, I., Zgonnikov, A. “Emergence due to human fuzzy rationality: Action dynamical traps”, poster presented at European Conference on Complex Systems, Barcelona, Spain, 2013
  14. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Intrinsic motivation and learning dynamics”, talk presented at European Conference on Complex Systems, Barcelona, Spain, 2013
  15. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Fuzzy control, dynamical traps and virtual stick balancing”, talk presented at Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Psychology, Potsdam, Germany, 2013
  16. Zgonnikov, A., Lubashevsky, I. “Human control of dynamical systems: Insights from virtual stick balancing”, poster presented at Dynamic Days Europe, Madrid, Spain, 2013