Christoph Kayser

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vision: stimulating your attention
    Christoph Kayser
    MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:R581-3. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A voice region in the monkey brain
    Christopher I Petkov
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 11:367-74. 2008
  3. pmc Sensory information in local field potentials and spikes from visual and auditory cortices: time scales and frequency bands
    Andrei Belitski
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 29:533-45. 2010
  4. pmc Audio-visual detection benefits in the rat
    Stephanie Gleiss
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e45677. 2012
  5. pmc Analysis of slow (theta) oscillations as a potential temporal reference frame for information coding in sensory cortices
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Comput Biol 8:e1002717. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms for allocating auditory attention: an auditory saliency map
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 15:1943-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional imaging reveals visual modulation of specific fields in auditory cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:1824-35. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuning to sound frequency in auditory field potentials
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Speemannstr 38, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 98:1806-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Do early sensory cortices integrate cross-modal information?
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Brain Struct Funct 212:121-32. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Spike-phase coding boosts and stabilizes information carried by spatial and temporal spike patterns
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 61:597-608. 2009

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Vision: stimulating your attention
    Christoph Kayser
    MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:R581-3. 2006
    ..Attentional selection biases the processing of higher visual areas to particular parts of a scene. Recent experiments show how stimulation of neurons in the frontal eye fields can mimic this process...
  2. doi request reprint A voice region in the monkey brain
    Christopher I Petkov
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 11:367-74. 2008
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  3. pmc Sensory information in local field potentials and spikes from visual and auditory cortices: time scales and frequency bands
    Andrei Belitski
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 29:533-45. 2010
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that different LFP bands represent dynamic natural stimuli on distinct time scales and together provide a potentially rich source of information for sensory processing or decoding brain activity...
  4. pmc Audio-visual detection benefits in the rat
    Stephanie Gleiss
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e45677. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Analysis of slow (theta) oscillations as a potential temporal reference frame for information coding in sensory cortices
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Comput Biol 8:e1002717. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms for allocating auditory attention: an auditory saliency map
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 15:1943-7. 2005
    ..In any case, our results demonstrate that different primate sensory systems rely on common principles for extracting relevant sensory events...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional imaging reveals visual modulation of specific fields in auditory cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:1824-35. 2007
    ..Together, these findings reveal multisensory modulation of auditory processing prominently in caudal fields but also at the lowest stages of auditory cortical processing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuning to sound frequency in auditory field potentials
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Speemannstr 38, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 98:1806-9. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Do early sensory cortices integrate cross-modal information?
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Brain Struct Funct 212:121-32. 2007
    ..Only then will we be able to determine whether early cross-modal interactions truly merit the label sensory integration, and how they increase a sensory system's ability to scrutinize its environment and finally aid behavior...
  10. doi request reprint Spike-phase coding boosts and stabilizes information carried by spatial and temporal spike patterns
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 61:597-608. 2009
    ..In addition, they propose a role of slow cortical rhythms in stabilizing sensory representations by reducing effects of noise...
  11. doi request reprint Visual modulation of neurons in auditory cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 18:1560-74. 2008
    ..These neurons thus meet the criteria for sensory integration and provide the auditory modality with multisensory contextual information about co-occurring environmental events...
  12. doi request reprint Multisensory interactions in primate auditory cortex: fMRI and electrophysiology
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Hear Res 258:80-8. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Visual enhancement of the information representation in auditory cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 20:19-24. 2010
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  14. pmc Millisecond encoding precision of auditory cortex neurons
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16976-81. 2010
    ..In addition, they highlight the importance of millisecond-precise neural coding as general functional principle of auditory processing--from the periphery to cortex...
  15. ncbi request reprint Integration of touch and sound in auditory cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 48:373-84. 2005
    ..These findings demonstrates that multisensory integration occurs early and close to primary sensory areas and--because it occurs in anaesthetized animals--suggests that this integration is mediated by preattentive bottom-up mechanisms...
  16. doi request reprint Unimodal responses prevail within the multisensory claustrum
    Ryan Remedios
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 30:12902-7. 2010
    ..While these results confirm the notion of the claustrum as a multisensory structure per se, they argue against the hypothesis of the claustrum serving as an integrator of sensory information...
  17. doi request reprint Auditory and visual modulation of temporal lobe neurons in voice-sensitive and association cortices
    Catherine Perrodin
    Department of Physiology of Cognitive Processes, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QB, United Kingdom, Division of Imaging Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom, and Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University Medical School, Henry Wellcome Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 34:2524-37. 2014
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  18. pmc Monkey drumming reveals common networks for perceiving vocal and nonvocal communication sounds
    Ryan Remedios
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18010-5. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint An auditory region in the primate insular cortex responding preferentially to vocal communication sounds
    Ryan Remedios
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:1034-45. 2009
    ..Importantly, our results provide a neural counterpart for the human imaging and lesion findings and uncover a basis for a supposed role of the insula in processing vocal communication sounds such as speech...
  20. doi request reprint Spatial organization of multisensory responses in temporal association cortex
    Christoph D Dahl
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:11924-32. 2009
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  21. pmc Voice cells in the primate temporal lobe
    Catherine Perrodin
    Department of Physiology of Cognitive Processes, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 21:1408-15. 2011
    ..The results reveal the neurophysiological bases for fMRI-defined voice clusters in the primate brain and highlight potential differences in how the auditory and visual systems generate selective representations of communication signals...
  22. ncbi request reprint In vivo measurement of cortical impedance spectrum in monkeys: implications for signal propagation
    Nikos K Logothetis
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 55:809-23. 2007
    ..We propose that the spatial summation of LFP and MUA is determined by the size of these signals' generators and the nature of neural events underlying them, rather than by biophysical properties of gray matter...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improvement of visual contrast detection by a simultaneous sound
    Michael Lippert
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Brain Res 1173:102-9. 2007
    ..Altogether our findings suggest that cross-modal influences in such simple detection tasks are not exclusively mediated by hard-wired sensory integration but rather point to a prominent role for cognitive and attention-like effects...
  24. doi request reprint Neural codes formed by small and temporally precise populations in auditory cortex
    Robin A A Ince
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QB, United Kingdom, Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, 38068 Rovereto, Italy, and Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:18277-87. 2013
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  25. doi request reprint Phase resetting as a mechanism for supramodal attentional control
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 64:300-2. 2009
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  26. doi request reprint Neurons with stereotyped and rapid responses provide a reference frame for relative temporal coding in primate auditory cortex
    Romain Brasselet
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:2998-3008. 2012
    ..Furthermore, they highlight a role for apparently unselective neurons as an early saliency signal that provides a temporal reference for extracting stimulus information from other neurons...
  27. doi request reprint Optimizing the imaging of the monkey auditory cortex: sparse vs. continuous fMRI
    Christopher I Petkov
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    Magn Reson Imaging 27:1065-73. 2009
    ..We consider the choice of imaging paradigm as a key component in optimizing the fMRI of the monkey auditory cortex...
  28. doi request reprint EEG phase patterns reflect the selectivity of neural firing
    Benedict Shien Wei Ng
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 23:389-98. 2013
    ..These findings support a neural basis for stimulus selective and entrained EEG phase patterns and reveal a level of interrelation between encephalographic signals and neural firing beyond simple amplitude covariations in both signals...
  29. doi request reprint A precluding but not ensuring role of entrained low-frequency oscillations for auditory perception
    Benedict Shien Wei Ng
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:12268-76. 2012
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  30. pmc Functional imaging reveals numerous fields in the monkey auditory cortex
    Christopher I Petkov
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Biol 4:e215. 2006
    ..The findings can now guide neurophysiological recordings in the monkey to expand our understanding of the processing within these fields. Additionally, this work will improve fMRI investigations of the human auditory cortex...
  31. doi request reprint Coupling of neural activity and fMRI-BOLD in the motion area MT
    Michael T Lippert
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, Tubingen, Germany
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:1087-94. 2010
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  32. ncbi request reprint Feature selectivity in area 21a of the cat
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 17:809-12. 2006
    ..These results suggest that area 21a is concerned with the analysis of spatial features but lacks a faithful representation of temporal features. Hence, they foster the hypothesis that cortical area 21a is part of a ventral form pathway...
  33. ncbi request reprint Complex times for earthquakes, stocks, and the brain's activity
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, , Germany
    Neuron 66:329-31. 2010
    ..This suggests temporal organization in neural mass activity beyond oscillations and draws attention to ubiquitous but often ignored arrhythmic patterns in neural activity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Population coding of orientation in the visual cortex of alert cats--an information theoretic analysis
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute for Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 15:2761-4. 2004
    ..Thus, to operate economically, cortical neurons should either employ a labeled-line code or, if using pooled responses, be highly selective in choosing afferents...
  35. pmc Modulation of visual responses in the superior temporal sulcus by audio-visual congruency
    Christoph D Dahl
    Department for Physiology of Cognitive Processes, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Spemannstrasse, Tubingen, Germany
    Front Integr Neurosci 4:10. 2010
    ..Together, these findings demonstrate that higher visual representations in the STS not only convey information about the visual input but also depend on the acoustic context of a visual scene...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fixations in natural scenes: interaction of image structure and image content
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Vision Res 46:2535-45. 2006
    ..These results question theories, which suggest that initial fixations are driven by stimulus structure whereas later fixations are determined by informative scene content...
  37. doi request reprint Oscillatory mechanisms underlying the enhancement of visual motion perception by multisensory congruency
    Stephanie Gleiss
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 53:84-93. 2014
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  38. doi request reprint Spatial representations of temporal and spectral sound cues in human auditory cortex
    Marcus Herdener
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Cortex 49:2822-33. 2013
    ..They thereby enhance our understanding of the functional parcellation and organization of auditory cortical processing...
  39. ncbi request reprint Suppressive competition: how sounds may cheat sight
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 73:627-9. 2012
    ..Thereby, sounds can directly suppress V1 activity and visual driven behavior...
  40. ncbi request reprint Stimulus locking and feature selectivity prevail in complementary frequency ranges of V1 local field potentials
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 19:485-9. 2004
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  41. ncbi request reprint Responses to natural scenes in cat V1
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurophysiol 90:1910-20. 2003
    ..These fluctuations are important characteristics of visual activity under natural conditions and impose limitations on the readout of possible differences in mean activity levels...
  42. ncbi request reprint Texture signals in whisker vibrations
    Joerg Hipp
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurophysiol 95:1792-9. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint Interactions between eye movement systems in cats and humans
    Gudrun U Moeller
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 157:215-24. 2004
    ..This suggests an early interaction of target-selecting and gaze-stabilizing saccades. Thus, we argue for a more integrated view in humans of the different eye movement systems...
  44. ncbi request reprint How are complex cell properties adapted to the statistics of natural stimuli?
    Konrad P Kording
    Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurophysiol 91:206-12. 2004
    ..Hence, the population of complex cells in the primary visual cortex can be described as forming an optimally stable representation of natural stimuli...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of training on neuronal activity and interactions in primary and higher visual cortices in the alert cat
    Rodrigo F Salazar
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 24:1627-36. 2004
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  46. ncbi request reprint Learning the nonlinearity of neurons from natural visual stimuli
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neural Comput 15:1751-9. 2003
    ..Controls with randomly shuffled natural stimuli and pink noise demonstrate that the match of simulation and experimental results depends on the higher-order statistical properties of natural stimuli...
  47. ncbi request reprint A comparison of hemodynamic and neural responses in cat visual cortex using complex stimuli
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zurich, 8057, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 14:881-91. 2004
    ..This dissociation of BOLD and spiking activity is most prominent upon stimulation with natural stimuli...
  48. ncbi request reprint Processing of complex stimuli and natural scenes in the visual cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 14:468-73. 2004
    ..This highlights the fact that the visual system is specifically adapted to the properties of its everyday input and can only fully be understood when probed with naturalistic stimuli...
  49. ncbi request reprint Saccade-related activity in areas 18 and 21a of cats freely viewing complex scenes
    Gudrun U Moeller
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 18:401-4. 2007
    ..These results present electrophysiological evidence for saccadic suppression at the level of primary and higher visual cortex under natural conditions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Directed interactions between visual areas and their role in processing image structure and expectancy
    Rodrigo F Salazar
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 20:1391-401. 2004
    ..Concluding, these results support the notion that interareal interactions are more related to an expectancy state rather than to processing of stimulus structure...
  51. ncbi request reprint On the choice of a sparse prior
    Konrad P Kording
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Rev Neurosci 14:53-62. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the specific choice of the sparse prior is relevant, as is the choice of additional constraints, such as normalization of variance...
  52. ncbi request reprint Learning distinct and complementary feature selectivities from natural colour videos
    Wolfgang Einhäuser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics UNI ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Rev Neurosci 14:43-52. 2003
    ..The proposed objective thus successfully leads to the segregation of neurons into complementary populations that are either selective for colour or orientation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Learning the invariance properties of complex cells from their responses to natural stimuli
    Wolfgang Einhäuser
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstr 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 15:475-86. 2002
    ..This model lends a physiologically based explanation of the development of complex cell invariance response properties...