Danko Nikolic

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Publications

  1. pmc An LCD Monitor with Sufficiently Precise Timing for Research in Vision
    Peng Wang
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:85. 2011
  2. doi Gamma oscillations: precise temporal coordination without a metronome
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt M, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:54-5. 2013
  3. doi Scaled correlation analysis: a better way to compute a cross-correlogram
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 35:742-62. 2012
  4. doi Swimming-style synesthesia
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Cortex 47:874-9. 2011
  5. pmc Distributed fading memory for stimulus properties in the primary visual cortex
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS Biol 7:e1000260. 2009
  6. doi Frequencies of gamma/beta oscillations are stably tuned to stimulus properties
    Weijia Feng
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse, Germany
    Neuroreport 21:680-4. 2010
  7. pmc Timescales of multineuronal activity patterns reflect temporal structure of visual stimuli
    Ovidiu F Jurjut
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e16758. 2011
  8. doi Surround modulation of neuronal responses in V1 is as stable over time as responses to direct stimulation of receptive fields
    Sergiu P Paşca
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cortex 46:1199-203. 2010
  9. doi Synchrony makes neurons fire in sequence, and stimulus properties determine who is ahead
    Martha N Havenith
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:8570-84. 2011
  10. doi Time delays in the beta/gamma cycle operate on the level of individual neurons
    Peng Wang
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany
    Neuroreport 21:746-50. 2010

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  1. pmc An LCD Monitor with Sufficiently Precise Timing for Research in Vision
    Peng Wang
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:85. 2011
    ..The LCD monitor seems suitable for many applications in vision research, including the studies that require combined accuracy of timing and intensity of visual stimulation...
  2. doi Gamma oscillations: precise temporal coordination without a metronome
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt M, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:54-5. 2013
    ..Rather, these oscillations serve to concentrate neuronal discharges to particular phases of the oscillation cycle and thereby provide the substrate for various, functionally relevant synchronization phenomena...
  3. doi Scaled correlation analysis: a better way to compute a cross-correlogram
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 35:742-62. 2012
    ..Among its other applications, as we show on data from cat visual cortex, the method can assist the studies of precise neuronal synchronization...
  4. doi Swimming-style synesthesia
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Cortex 47:874-9. 2011
    ..Hence, the inducers are not defined by the modality-dependent sensations but by the "ideas" activated by these sensations...
  5. pmc Distributed fading memory for stimulus properties in the primary visual cortex
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS Biol 7:e1000260. 2009
    ..This result challenges models assuming frame-by-frame analyses of sequential inputs...
  6. doi Frequencies of gamma/beta oscillations are stably tuned to stimulus properties
    Weijia Feng
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse, Germany
    Neuroreport 21:680-4. 2010
    ..Thus, while the overall oscillation frequency, across all drift directions, was state-dependent, the relative change in oscillation frequencies induced by stimulus properties was not, the tuning remaining stable...
  7. pmc Timescales of multineuronal activity patterns reflect temporal structure of visual stimuli
    Ovidiu F Jurjut
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e16758. 2011
    ..Thus, to faithfully encode the properties of visual stimuli the brain engages multiple neurons into activity patterns evolving on multiple timescales...
  8. doi Surround modulation of neuronal responses in V1 is as stable over time as responses to direct stimulation of receptive fields
    Sergiu P Paşca
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cortex 46:1199-203. 2010
    ..The results support the notion that the mechanisms of surround modulation exhibit a high degree of stability and play an important role in the modulation of cortical responses...
  9. doi Synchrony makes neurons fire in sequence, and stimulus properties determine who is ahead
    Martha N Havenith
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:8570-84. 2011
    ..This suggests that, in the visual system, short-lived spatiotemporal patterns of spiking defined by consistent delays in synchronized activity occur with sufficient reliability to complement firing rates as a neuronal code...
  10. doi Time delays in the beta/gamma cycle operate on the level of individual neurons
    Peng Wang
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany
    Neuroreport 21:746-50. 2010
    ..The results suggest that a cortical code for stimulus features that exploits time delays operates predominantly across individual neurons rather than across larger anatomical structures such as brain areas...
  11. doi Measuring sub-millisecond delays in spiking activity with millisecond time-bins
    Martha N Havenith
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 450:296-300. 2009
    ..5ms. The results suggest that preferably, one should use CCHs with approximately 1ms binning even when investigating differences in delays considerably smaller than 1ms...
  12. ncbi The oscillation score: an efficient method for estimating oscillation strength in neuronal activity
    Raul C Muresan
    Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 99:1333-53. 2008
    ..In addition, we provide a measure, termed confidence score, that determines the stability of the oscillation score estimate over trials...
  13. doi A color-based visualization technique for multielectrode spike trains
    Ovidiu F Jurjut
    Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 102:3766-78. 2009
    ..Due to its simplicity and reliance on perceptual grouping, the method is useful for both quick on-line visualization of incoming data and for more detailed post hoc analyses...
  14. pmc NeuroXidence: reliable and efficient analysis of an excess or deficiency of joint-spike events
    Gordon Pipa
    Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 25:64-88. 2008
    ..We demonstrate, on both simulated data and single-unit activity recorded in cat visual cortex, that NeuroXidence discriminates reliably between significant and spurious events that occur by chance...
  15. pmc A small world of neuronal synchrony
    Shan Yu
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 18:2891-901. 2008
    ..Notably, there was no evidence for scale-free properties. These results suggest that cortical networks are optimized for the coexistence of local and global computations: feature detection and feature integration or binding...
  16. pmc Neuronal avalanches in spontaneous activity in vivo
    Gerald Hahn
    Dept of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Inst for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 104:3312-22. 2010
    ..The results suggest that spontaneous activity of the visual cortex under anesthesia has the properties of neuronal avalanches...
  17. ncbi Color opponency in synaesthetic experiences
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Psychol Sci 18:481-6. 2007
    ..This suggests involvement of early stages of visual processing in color synaesthesia and explains the vivid and realistic nature of synaesthetic experiences...
  18. pmc Neural synchrony in cortical networks: history, concept and current status
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Front Integr Neurosci 3:17. 2009
    ..We conclude this paper with suggestions for further research as well as with critical issues that need to be addressed in future studies...
  19. ncbi Non-parametric detection of temporal order across pairwise measurements of time delays
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, D 60528, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 22:5-19. 2007
    ..The test can be classified as non-parametric because it takes into account only the directions of the delays and thus, does not make assumptions about the distributions and the variances of the measurement errors...
  20. pmc The role of oscillations and synchrony in cortical networks and their putative relevance for the pathophysiology of schizophrenia
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 34:927-43. 2008
    ..Perspectives for future research will be discussed in relationship to methodological issues, the utility of neural oscillations as a biomarker, and the neurodevelopmental hypothesis of schizophrenia...
  21. ncbi Creation of visual long-term memory
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Percept Psychophys 69:904-12. 2007
    ..These results support the hypothesis that visual WM serves as a gate for the storage of information into LTM...
  22. doi Properties of multivariate data investigated by fractal dimensionality
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 172:27-33. 2008
    ..The method provides indispensable help in estimating the complexity of non-linear relationships within multivariate datasets...