Douglas P Munoz

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Commentary: saccadic eye movements: overview of neural circuitry
    Douglas P Munoz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 140:89-96. 2002
  2. doi Competitive integration of visual and goal-related signals on neuronal accumulation rate: a correlate of oculomotor capture in the superior colliculus
    Brian J White
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1754-68. 2013
  3. ncbi Warning signals influence motor processing
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Center for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institute of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 97:1600-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Presetting basal ganglia for volitional actions
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Integration, Queen s University, 18 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:10144-57. 2010
  5. doi Activity in the superior colliculus reflects dynamic interactions between voluntary and involuntary influences on orienting behaviour
    Andrew H Bell
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 28:1654-60. 2008
  6. doi Neural correlates of conflict resolution between automatic and volitional actions by basal ganglia
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L3N6
    Eur J Neurosci 30:2165-76. 2009
  7. doi Interaction between visual- and goal-related neuronal signals on the trajectories of saccadic eye movements
    Brian J White
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:707-17. 2012
  8. doi Spatial relationships of visuomotor transformations in the superior colliculus map
    ROBERT A MARINO
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 100:2564-76. 2008
  9. doi Threshold mechanism for saccade initiation in frontal eye field and superior colliculus
    Jay J Jantz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 109:2767-80. 2013
  10. ncbi Correlates of capture of attention and inhibition of return across stages of visual processing
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1714-27. 2005

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  1. ncbi Commentary: saccadic eye movements: overview of neural circuitry
    Douglas P Munoz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 140:89-96. 2002
    ..This commentary is used to review briefly the neural circuitry controlling saccadic eye movements and visual fixation...
  2. doi Competitive integration of visual and goal-related signals on neuronal accumulation rate: a correlate of oculomotor capture in the superior colliculus
    Brian J White
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1754-68. 2013
    ..Such nonlinear dynamics should be incorporated into future biologically plausible models of saccade behavior. ..
  3. ncbi Warning signals influence motor processing
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Center for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institute of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 97:1600-9. 2007
    ..In the discussion, we describe the implications and limitations of these data for theories of warning effects and potential avenues for future research...
  4. ncbi Presetting basal ganglia for volitional actions
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Integration, Queen s University, 18 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:10144-57. 2010
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  5. doi Activity in the superior colliculus reflects dynamic interactions between voluntary and involuntary influences on orienting behaviour
    Andrew H Bell
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 28:1654-60. 2008
    ..Regardless of the selected strategy, however, neurons in the dSC consistently reflected the current bias between the two processes, emphasizing its role in both the bottom-up and top-down control of orienting behaviour...
  6. doi Neural correlates of conflict resolution between automatic and volitional actions by basal ganglia
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L3N6
    Eur J Neurosci 30:2165-76. 2009
    ..This conflict could be resolved by the third group of caudate neurons, which might give rise to the suppression (indirect) pathway and attenuate inappropriate saccade commands toward the stimulus...
  7. doi Interaction between visual- and goal-related neuronal signals on the trajectories of saccadic eye movements
    Brian J White
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:707-17. 2012
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the primary sources of inhibition associated with saccadic control...
  8. doi Spatial relationships of visuomotor transformations in the superior colliculus map
    ROBERT A MARINO
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 100:2564-76. 2008
    ..The computational consequences of spatially transforming visual field coordinates to the SC map resulted in increased alignment and spatial symmetry during visual-sensory to saccadic-motor transformations...
  9. doi Threshold mechanism for saccade initiation in frontal eye field and superior colliculus
    Jay J Jantz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 109:2767-80. 2013
    ..We propose that fixed thresholds are the exception rather than the rule in FEF and SC, and that stabilization of an otherwise variable threshold depends on task-related, inhibitory modulation...
  10. ncbi Correlates of capture of attention and inhibition of return across stages of visual processing
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1714-27. 2005
    ..We describe the important consequences of these findings for understanding the neural basis of the capture of attention and inhibition of return and interpreting changes in neural activity more generally...
  11. ncbi Executive impairment in Parkinson's disease: response automaticity and task switching
    Ian G M Cameron
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Neuropsychologia 48:1948-57. 2010
    ..We suggest that this occurs primarily at the level of establishing the appropriate task set, which is an internalized rule that governs how to respond...
  12. doi Transient pupil response is modulated by contrast-based saliency
    Chin An Wang
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada, and Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0781
    J Neurosci 34:408-17. 2014
    ..Together, the results suggest that the transient pupil response, as one component of orienting, is modulated by contrast-based saliency, and the superior colliculus is likely involved in its coordination. ..
  13. doi Linking visual response properties in the superior colliculus to saccade behavior
    ROBERT A MARINO
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Eur J Neurosci 35:1738-52. 2012
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  14. doi Saccade suppression by electrical microstimulation in monkey caudate nucleus
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:2700-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that caudate signals are sufficient to suppress contralateral saccades and influence saccadic decision by controlling contralateral and ipsilateral saccade commands at the same time...
  15. doi Microstimulation of the monkey superior colliculus induces pupil dilation without evoking saccades
    Chin An Wang
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurosci 32:3629-36. 2012
    ..The shared neural mechanisms suggest that pupil dilation may be associated with covert attention...
  16. pmc Visual adaptation and novelty responses in the superior colliculus
    Susan E Boehnke
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 34:766-79. 2011
    ..This suggests that SC neurons integrate both rapidly discounted information about repeating stimuli and novelty information about oddball events, to support efficient selection in a cluttered dynamic world...
  17. doi Saccade reaction times are influenced by caudate microstimulation following and prior to visual stimulus appearance
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1794-807. 2011
    ..We conclude that both poststimulus and prestimulus activities of caudate neurons are sufficient to control saccade RTs...
  18. doi Separate visual signals for saccade initiation during target selection in the primate superior colliculus
    Brian J White
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurosci 31:1570-8. 2011
    ..These results suggest that separate mechanisms may independently influence the saccadic command in the SC, one linked to the arrival time of pertinent visual signals, and another linked to the output of the visual selection process...
  19. ncbi Crossmodal integration in the primate superior colliculus underlying the preparation and initiation of saccadic eye movements
    Andrew H Bell
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Neurophysiol 93:3659-73. 2005
    ..They further demonstrate how crossmodal interactions are not limited to the initial sensory activity but can also influence premotor activity in the SC...
  20. doi Spatial interactions in the superior colliculus predict saccade behavior in a neural field model
    ROBERT A MARINO
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:315-36. 2012
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  21. doi Impaired executive function signals in motor brain regions in Parkinson's disease
    Ian G M Cameron
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Neuroimage 60:1156-70. 2012
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  22. doi Color-related signals in the primate superior colliculus
    Brian J White
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurosci 29:12159-66. 2009
    ..The results demonstrate that the saccadic system can signal the presence of chromatic stimuli only one stage from the brainstem premotor circuitry that drives the eyes...
  23. ncbi Deficits in saccadic eye-movement control in Parkinson's disease
    Florence Chan
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada K7L 3N6
    Neuropsychologia 43:784-96. 2005
    ..Parallel findings across various motor, cognitive and oculomotor tasks suggest a common mechanism underlying a general deficit in automatic response suppression...
  24. doi Effects of caudate microstimulation on spontaneous and purposive saccades
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 110:334-43. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the impact of BG electrical stimulation changes dynamically depending on the state of intrinsic signals that vary under a variety of behavioral demands in everyday life. ..
  25. ncbi Contrasting instruction change with response change in task switching
    Ian G M Cameron
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, K7L 3N6 Kingston, ON, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 182:233-48. 2007
    ..Therefore, the given physical information drove switch costs, even if subjects could predict a change in task. This study demonstrates that switch costs result if changing an instruction changes a programmed response...
  26. ncbi Visual responses on neck muscles reveal selective gating that prevents express saccades
    Brian D Corneil
    CHIR Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Neuron 42:831-41. 2004
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  27. doi Role of the basal ganglia in switching a planned response
    Ian G M Cameron
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, 18 Stuart Street, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 29:2413-25. 2009
    ..This suggests that the BG are important for compensating for differences in response difficulty, facilitating the rapid switching of one response for another...
  28. ncbi Sensory biases produce alternation advantage found in sequential saccadic eye movement tasks
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, CIHR Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Physiology, 4th Floor, Botterell Hall, Queen s University, Kinsgston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 159:84-91. 2004
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed with regard to guessing strategies, sensory processing, and how these findings may relate to inhibition of return...
  29. doi Altered accuracy of saccadic eye movements in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Angelina Paolozza
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1491-8. 2013
    ..This study, therefore, tested the hypothesis that children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) will exhibit deficits in the accuracy of saccades...
  30. doi Stimulus-locked responses on human arm muscles reveal a rapid neural pathway linking visual input to arm motor output
    J Andrew Pruszynski
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Botterell Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 32:1049-57. 2010
    ..These results provide evidence for a rapid neural pathway linking visual input to arm motor output and suggest the presence of a common neural mechanism for hastening eye, head and arm movements...
  31. doi The eccentricity effect for auditory saccadic reaction times is independent of target frequency
    Denise N Gabriel
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Hear Res 262:19-25. 2010
    ..Examination of saccade accuracy showed decreasing accuracy with increasing eccentricity, and a negative correlation between accuracy and latency for auditory stimuli...
  32. ncbi Stabilizing the visual world
    Douglas P Munoz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 9:1467-8. 2006
    ..Sensory systems are thought to use an internal copy of motor commands to determine which sensations are caused by the self versus the world. A new paper proves that an identified pathway performs this function for eye movements...
  33. doi Fixational saccades reflect volitional action preparation
    Masayuki Watanabe
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 110:522-35. 2013
    ..These results suggest that fixational saccades predict the outcome of future volitional actions and may be used as a potential biomarker to detect people with difficulties in volitional action preparation. ..
  34. ncbi Neural correlates of the automatic and goal-driven biases in orienting spatial attention
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Center for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, 4th Floor, Botterell Hall, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 92:1728-37. 2004
    ..Taken together, the goals of observers modify stimulus-driven changes in neural activity with both signals represented in the salience maps of the superior colliculi...
  35. doi On the importance of the transient visual response in the superior colliculus
    Susan E Boehnke
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:544-51. 2008
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  36. ncbi Deficits in eye movement control in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Courtney R Green
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:500-11. 2007
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  37. ncbi Look away: the anti-saccade task and the voluntary control of eye movement
    Douglas P Munoz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology, CIHR Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurosci 5:218-28. 2004
  38. ncbi Altered control of visual fixation and saccadic eye movements in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Douglas P Munoz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institute of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 Canada
    J Neurophysiol 90:503-14. 2003
    ..The findings are discussed in the context of recent neurophysiological data from nonhuman primates that have identified important control signals for saccade suppression that emanate from frontostriatal circuits...
  39. ncbi Using auditory and visual stimuli to investigate the behavioral and neuronal consequences of reflexive covert orienting
    Andrew H Bell
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group in Sensory MotorSystems, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 91:2172-84. 2004
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  40. ncbi Control of volitional and reflexive saccades in Tourette's syndrome
    Douglas P Munoz
    Center for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology and Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 140:467-81. 2002
    ..However, timing errors (eye movements made prior to GO signal in delayed saccade tasks) were increased in TS indicating that ability to inhibit or delay planned motor programs is significantly impaired in TS...
  41. ncbi Neck muscle responses to stimulation of monkey superior colliculus. II. Gaze shift initiation and volitional head movements
    Brian D Corneil
    Canadian Institute of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 88:2000-18. 2002
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  42. ncbi Vying for dominance: dynamic interactions control visual fixation and saccadic initiation in the superior colliculus
    Douglas P Munoz
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, CIHR Group in Sensory Motor Systems, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 140:3-19. 2002
    ..Although we are a long way from understanding how the brain controls visual fixation and saccadic initiation, we have made substantial progress in understanding these behaviors in the superior colliculi...
  43. ncbi Exploring the consequences of the previous trial
    Jillian H Fecteau
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Department of Physiology, Queen s University, 4th Floor, Botterell Hall, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurosci 4:435-43. 2003
  44. ncbi Contribution of the primate superior colliculus to inhibition of return
    Michael C Dorris
    Queen s University, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:1256-63. 2002
    ..Our findings demonstrate that the primate SC participates in the expression of IOR; however, the SC is not the site of the inhibition. Instead, the reduced activity in the SC reflects a signal reduction that has taken place upstream...
  45. ncbi Priming of head premotor circuits during oculomotor preparation
    Brian D Corneil
    EB 12, Centre for the Brain and Mind, Robarts Research Institute, 100 Perth Drive, Dock 50, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5K8
    J Neurophysiol 97:701-14. 2007
    ..Such distinctions presumably aid the temporal coordination of the eyes and head despite fundamentally different biomechanics...
  46. ncbi fMRI activation in the human frontal eye field is correlated with saccadic reaction time
    Jason D Connolly
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 94:605-11. 2005
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  47. ncbi Discharge properties of monkey tectoreticular neurons
    C Kip Rodgers
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group in Sensory Motor Systems and Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 95:3502-11. 2006
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  48. ncbi Neuromuscular consequences of reflexive covert orienting
    Brian D Corneil
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, London, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 11:13-5. 2008
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  49. ncbi Human fMRI evidence for the neural correlates of preparatory set
    Jason D Connolly
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6C 5C2, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 5:1345-52. 2002
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