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Congratulations to Dr Bolton Chau for winning "RS Best Paper Award 2019"

1 Sep 2019

Prof. Hector Tsang (Cally Kwong Mei Wan Professor in Psychosocial Health, Chair Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences and Head of RS) presented the award certificate to Dr Bolton Chau.

 The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is pleased to announce that that the RS BEST PAPER AWARD 2019 goes to Dr Bolton Chau (Assistant Professor, RS) for his following publication:


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"The macaque anterior cingulate cortex translates counterfactual choice value into actual behavioral change". Nature Neuroscience, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp.797-808 (May 2019) ISSN 1097-6256(print), 1546-1726(electronic) (


Fouragnan, Elsa F.*
Chau, Bolton K H
Folloni, Davide
Kolling, Nils
Verhagen, Lennart
Klein-Flügge, Miriam
Tankelevitch, Lev
Papageorgiou, Georgios K.
Aubry, Jean-Francois
Sallet, Jerome
Rushworth, Matthew F. S.

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Nature Neuroscience

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The selection panel (Prof. David Shum, Prof. David Man, Head of RS) has concluded the result based on the following criteria.

• Dr Bolton Chau (listed as 2nd author) has declared equal contribution to the paper.
• The journal is highly prestigious in the field and has very high impact factor which far surpassed the other competing papers in this reporting year.
• The paper is translational in nature having potential for application in rehabilitation.

This award will continue in the coming four years during headship of Prof. Hector Tsang until 2023, hoping to encourage more staff members to produce high impact journal papers.


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