R M Douglas

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Independent visual threshold measurements in the two eyes of freely moving rats and mice using a virtual-reality optokinetic system
    R M Douglas
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Vis Neurosci 22:677-84. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Perception of visual motion coherence by rats and mice
    R M Douglas
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Vision Res 46:2842-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Serotonin facilitates synaptic plasticity in kitten visual cortex: an in vitro study
    L Kojic
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 101:299-304. 1997
  4. pmc Columnar distribution of serotonin-dependent plasticity within kitten striate cortex
    L Kojic
    Brain Research Centre and Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:1841-4. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Laminar distribution of cholinergic- and serotonergic-dependent plasticity within kitten visual cortex
    L Kojic
    Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 126:157-62. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of mouse cortical spatial vision
    G T Prusky
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Vision Res 44:3411-8. 2004
  7. pmc Visual memory task for rats reveals an essential role for hippocampus and perirhinal cortex
    G T Prusky
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1K 3M4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:5064-8. 2004

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Independent visual threshold measurements in the two eyes of freely moving rats and mice using a virtual-reality optokinetic system
    R M Douglas
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Vis Neurosci 22:677-84. 2005
    ..These data show that head-tracking in a virtual optokinetic drum is driven by subcortical, lower frequency, and contralateral pathways...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perception of visual motion coherence by rats and mice
    R M Douglas
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Vision Res 46:2842-7. 2006
    ..These data indicate that the rodent and primate visual systems are similar in that both have local motion detectors and a system for extracting global motion from a noisy signal...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serotonin facilitates synaptic plasticity in kitten visual cortex: an in vitro study
    L Kojic
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 101:299-304. 1997
    ....
  4. pmc Columnar distribution of serotonin-dependent plasticity within kitten striate cortex
    L Kojic
    Brain Research Centre and Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:1841-4. 2000
    ..Instead, in these zones, 5-HT application increases the probability of long-term depression. These location-specific effects of 5-HT may promote the formation of compartment-specific cortical responses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Laminar distribution of cholinergic- and serotonergic-dependent plasticity within kitten visual cortex
    L Kojic
    Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 126:157-62. 2001
    ..This plasticity may underly a control system gating the experience-dependent changes of synaptic organization within developing visual cortex...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of mouse cortical spatial vision
    G T Prusky
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Vision Res 44:3411-8. 2004
    ..The mouse visual system exhibits fundamental mammalian characteristics, including the feature that striate cortex is involved in processing visual information with the highest sensitivity and spatial frequency...
  7. pmc Visual memory task for rats reveals an essential role for hippocampus and perirhinal cortex
    G T Prusky
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1K 3M4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:5064-8. 2004
    ..These data demonstrate that rats have a visual recognition memory system fundamentally similar to primates that depends on the function of the hippocampus...