Carles Escera

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Affiliation: Universitat de Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term replicability of the mismatch negativity
    C Escera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 100:549-54. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Attention capture by auditory significant stimuli: semantic analysis follows attention switching
    Carles Escera
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 18:2408-12. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint An electrophysiological and behavioral investigation of involuntary attention towards auditory frequency, duration and intensity changes
    Carles Escera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 14:325-32. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrical responses reveal the temporal dynamics of brain events during involuntary attention switching
    C Escera
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall Hebron 171, E 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 14:877-83. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of involuntary attention to acoustic novelty and change
    C Escera
    University of Barcelona, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Barcelona 08035, ES
    J Cogn Neurosci 10:590-604. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Involuntary attention and distractibility as evaluated with event-related brain potentials
    C Escera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Audiol Neurootol 5:151-66. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The individual replicability of mismatch negativity at short and long inter-stimulus intervals
    C Escera
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:546-51. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Effects of sound location on visual task performance and electrophysiological measures of distraction
    Maria Jose Corral
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neuroreport 19:1535-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint When loading working memory reduces distraction: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence from an auditory-visual distraction paradigm
    Iria SanMiguel
    University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1131-45. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Impaired preparatory re-mapping of stimulus-response associations and rule-implementation in schizophrenic patients--the role for differences in early processing
    Mareike Finke
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 87:358-65. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term replicability of the mismatch negativity
    C Escera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 100:549-54. 1996
    ..This suggests that the number of summations should be increased in order to improve the clinical usefulness of the MMN...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attention capture by auditory significant stimuli: semantic analysis follows attention switching
    Carles Escera
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 18:2408-12. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint An electrophysiological and behavioral investigation of involuntary attention towards auditory frequency, duration and intensity changes
    Carles Escera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 14:325-32. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Electrical responses reveal the temporal dynamics of brain events during involuntary attention switching
    C Escera
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall Hebron 171, E 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 14:877-83. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of involuntary attention to acoustic novelty and change
    C Escera
    University of Barcelona, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Barcelona 08035, ES
    J Cogn Neurosci 10:590-604. 1998
    ..The observed differential distracting effects by slightly deviant tones and widely deviant novel sounds support the notion of two separate mechanisms of involuntary attention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Involuntary attention and distractibility as evaluated with event-related brain potentials
    C Escera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Audiol Neurootol 5:151-66. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The individual replicability of mismatch negativity at short and long inter-stimulus intervals
    C Escera
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:546-51. 2000
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Effects of sound location on visual task performance and electrophysiological measures of distraction
    Maria Jose Corral
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neuroreport 19:1535-9. 2008
    ..This supports the assumption that in the behavioral cost observed in the audio-visual distraction paradigm a spatial shift of attention is involved...
  9. doi request reprint When loading working memory reduces distraction: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence from an auditory-visual distraction paradigm
    Iria SanMiguel
    University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1131-45. 2008
    ..Moreover, as these results contradict predictions of the load theory of selective attention and cognitive control, it is suggested that the WM load effects on distraction depend on the nature of the distractor-target relationships...
  10. doi request reprint Impaired preparatory re-mapping of stimulus-response associations and rule-implementation in schizophrenic patients--the role for differences in early processing
    Mareike Finke
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 87:358-65. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Negative emotional context enhances auditory novelty processing
    Judith Domínguez-Borràs
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neuroreport 19:503-7. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that the negative emotional context enhances the activation of neural networks in the auditory novelty system, enhancing auditory novelty processing under potentially threatening conditions...
  12. doi request reprint Electrophysiological and behavioral evidence of gender differences in the modulation of distraction by the emotional context
    Manuel Garcia-Garcia
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 79:307-16. 2008
    ..Novelty-P3 was also modulated by the emotional context for women but not for men. These results reveal stronger novelty processing in women than in men during a threatening situation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduced novelty-P3 associated with increased behavioral distractibility in schizophrenia
    Miriam Cortiñas
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, E 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 78:253-60. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Emotional context enhances auditory novelty processing: behavioural and electrophysiological evidence
    Judith Domínguez-Borràs
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 28:1199-206. 2008
    ..These results provide strong evidence that the emotional context enhances the activation of neural networks in the auditory novelty system, gating acoustic novelty processing under potentially threatening conditions...
  15. doi request reprint Tuning the brain for novelty detection under emotional threat: the role of increasing gamma phase-synchronization
    Manuel Garcia-Garcia
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroimage 49:1038-44. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Impaired theta phase-resetting underlying auditory N1 suppression in chronic alcoholism
    Lluis Fuentemilla
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroreport 20:337-42. 2009
    ..The present findings suggest that chronic alcoholism alters neural oscillatory synchrony dynamics at very early stages of information processing...
  17. doi request reprint Electrophysiological index of acoustic temporal regularity violation in the middle latency range
    Sumie Leung
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:2397-405. 2013
    ..Our aim was to examine if temporal regularity violations could be detected in the middle latency range...
  18. ncbi request reprint Auditory event-related potentials as a function of abstract change magnitude
    Vanessa Carral
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neuroreport 16:301-5. 2005
    ..These results suggest that mismatch negativity detects violations of abstract rules, and the amount of violation is analyzed in subsequent stages of auditory processing...
  19. doi request reprint Phase re-setting of gamma neural oscillations during novelty processing in an appetitive context
    Judith Domínguez-Borràs
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 89:545-52. 2012
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Emotional context enhances auditory novelty processing in superior temporal gyrus
    Judith Domínguez-Borràs
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Cereb Cortex 19:1521-9. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that the emotional context modulates the excitability of auditory and possibly multimodal novelty cerebral regions, enhancing acoustic novelty processing in a potentially harming environment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in sequence learning and auditory pattern sensitivity as revealed with evoked potentials
    Elisabet Tubau
    Department of Basic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, University of Barcelona, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 26:261-4. 2007
    ..Results confirmed our prediction: explicit learners showed larger amplitude of the MMN to the violation of the auditory rhythm, suggesting new theoretical implications to account for individual differences in sequential action control...
  22. pmc The effects of foreknowledge and task-set shifting as mirrored in cue- and target-locked event-related potentials
    Mareike Finke
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e49486. 2012
    ..Advanced preparation may have a stronger influence on behavioral performance and target-locked brain activity than the local effect of repeating or switching the task-set in the current trial...
  23. doi request reprint Early processing of pitch in the human auditory system
    Kimmo Alho
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 36:2972-8. 2012
    ..This effect of pitch, not seen for the pure tones, might indicate that the exact location of the Nb generator source in the auditory cortex depends on the missing-fundamental pitch of the eliciting tone...
  24. doi request reprint Interactions between "what" and "when" in the auditory system: temporal predictability enhances repetition suppression
    Jordi Costa-Faidella
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Neurosci 31:18590-7. 2011
    ..This outcome calls for attention to stimulation timing in future experiments regarding sensory memory trace formation in AEP measures and stimulus probability encoding in animal models...
  25. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence of abnormal activation of the cerebral network of involuntary attention in alcoholism
    Maria Dolores Polo
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:134-46. 2003
    ..Here, a task designed to investigate with event-related brain potentials (ERPs) the neural mechanism underlying distraction was used to show abnormal involuntary orienting of attention in chronic alcoholism...
  26. ncbi request reprint Spatiotemporal dynamics of the auditory novelty-P3 event-related brain potential
    Elena Yago
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 16:383-90. 2003
    ..Taken together, these results provide the first evidence of the cerebral spatio-temporal dynamics underlying novelty processing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Abnormal speech sound representation in persistent developmental stuttering
    Silvia Corbera
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neurology 65:1246-52. 2005
    ..To determine whether adults with persistent developmental stuttering (PDS) have auditory perceptual deficits...
  28. doi request reprint Is fast auditory change detection feature specific? An electrophysiological study in humans
    Sumie Leung
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Psychophysiology 49:933-42. 2012
    ..The different levels of information being encoded in two separate event-related potential time ranges support the notion of a hierarchical organization of auditory deviance detection...
  29. pmc Fast detection of unexpected sound intensity decrements as revealed by human evoked potentials
    Heike Althen
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e28522. 2011
    ..This finding, together with the studies about frequency and location changes, suggests that the early automatic detection of deviant sounds in an oddball paradigm is a general property of the auditory system...
  30. doi request reprint Ultrafast tracking of sound location changes as revealed by human auditory evoked potentials
    Sabine Grimm
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 89:232-9. 2012
    ..Whereas MMN was not significantly lateralized, the Na effect showed a contralateral dominance. These findings indicate that, also for sound location changes, early detection processes exist upstream of MMN...
  31. doi request reprint Novelty detection in the human auditory brainstem
    Lavinia Slabu
    Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior IR3C, and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia Spain
    J Neurosci 32:1447-52. 2012
    ..These findings demonstrate that the human auditory brainstem is able to encode regularities in the recent auditory past to detect novel events, and confirm the multiple anatomical and temporal scales of human deviance detection...
  32. doi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence for the hierarchical organization of auditory change detection in the human brain
    Sabine Grimm
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychophysiology 48:377-84. 2011
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  33. doi request reprint Multiple time scales of adaptation in the auditory system as revealed by human evoked potentials
    Jordi Costa-Faidella
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychophysiology 48:774-83. 2011
    ..A simple linear model of expectancy accounting for both short- and long-term stimulus history described our results, paralleling the behavior of neurons in the primary auditory cortex...
  34. ncbi request reprint Simple and complex acoustic regularities are encoded at different levels of the auditory hierarchy
    Heike Althen
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 38:3448-55. 2013
    ..These findings corroborate the idea that simple auditory regularities are encoded upstream of those of more complex auditory features and are in line with the idea of a hierarchically working auditory novelty system. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Impaired duration mismatch negativity in developmental dyslexia
    Silvia Corbera
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroreport 17:1051-5. 2006
    ..Our results suggest a deficit in low-level auditory discrimination in dyslexic children, in particular when detecting stimulus duration, and support the rapid auditory processing theory of dyslexia...
  36. pmc Detection of simple and pattern regularity violations occurs at different levels of the auditory hierarchy
    Miriam Cornella
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43604. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint An event-related brain potential study of the arithmetic split effect
    M Isabel Núñez-Peña
    Department of Behavioral Sciences Methods, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Psychophysiol 64:165-73. 2007
    ..The present results suggest that the centro-parietal LPC can be taken as an index of the split effect and may broaden our knowledge about arithmetical processing strategies...
  38. doi request reprint On the functional significance of Novelty-P3: facilitation by unexpected novel sounds
    Iria SanMiguel
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Biol Psychol 83:143-52. 2010
    ..We suggest that the NP3 is a complex signal that comprises alerting, orienting and executive control processes triggered by the unexpected stimulus...
  39. ncbi request reprint A kind of auditory 'primitive intelligence' already present at birth
    Vanessa Carral
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3201-4. 2005
    ..This finding suggests the early ontogenetic origin of 'primitive intelligence' in audition that eventually may form a prerequisite for later language acquisition...
  40. ncbi request reprint Activation of brain mechanisms of attention switching as a function of auditory frequency change
    E Yago
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P. Vall d'Hebron 171, 08035-Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neuroreport 12:4093-7. 2001
    ..The results indicate that attentional processes in the brain may follow a linear function of activation, contrasting with the well-established logarithmic functions underlying perceptual and psychophysical processes...
  41. doi request reprint Dopamine transporter regulates the enhancement of novelty processing by a negative emotional context
    Manuel Garcia-Garcia
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuropsychologia 48:1483-8. 2010
    ..The present results might help to understand the functional implications of dopamine in some neuropsychiatric disorders...
  42. ncbi request reprint Problem size effect and processing strategies in mental arithmetic
    María Isabel Núñez-Peña
    Department of Behavioral Sciences Methods, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroreport 17:357-60. 2006
    ..This amplitude modulation was not evident in additions, where direct retrieval strategies are believed to be used. Our results suggest that the problem size effect is related to non-retrieval procedures of calculation...
  43. ncbi request reprint The H1-receptor antagonist dextro-chlorpheniramine impairs selective auditory attention in the absence of subjective awareness of this impairment
    J M Serra-Grabulosa
    Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:599-602. 2001
    ..This lack of conscious awareness of the side effects may lead to situations of risk in tasks for which auditory information is important, because no subjective indicators of attention impairment are available to the subjects...
  44. ncbi request reprint Auditory sensory memory as indicated by mismatch negativity in chronic alcoholism
    C Grau
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:728-31. 2001
    ..The authors' aim was to determine the integrity of auditory sensory memory as indexed by MMN in chronic alcoholism, when this memory has to be functionally active for a longer period of time...
  45. ncbi request reprint [The potential P300 in the evaluation of the side effects of dexchlorpheniramine]
    J M Serra-Grabulosa
    Laboratorio de Neuropsicología, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 35:306-10. 2002
    ..150 minutes after ingestion the potential P300 was recorded using an active oddball paradigm. Likewise, efficiency in detecting target stimuli was also evaluated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effects of dynamic rotation on event-related brain potentials
    M I Núñez-Peña
    Department of Behavioral Sciences Methods, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 24:307-16. 2005
    ..In summary, the present experiment provides new evidence in support of the idea that the amplitude modulation over the parietal cortex is a psychophysiological marker of the mental rotation process...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mismatch negativity impairment associated with alcohol consumption in chronic alcoholics: a scalp current density study
    J Marco-Pallares
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron 171, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:51-7. 2007
    ..The present results suggest a reorganization of the computational neurodynamics of automatic auditory change detection linked to the amount of alcohol consumed in abstinent chronic alcoholics...
  48. doi request reprint Regularity encoding and deviance detection of frequency modulated sweeps: human middle- and long-latency auditory evoked potentials
    Miriam Cornella
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C and Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Psychophysiology 50:1275-81. 2013
    ..These results show that, early in the cortical hierarchy, the system is sensitive to the physical characteristics of the repetitive stimuli, but a higher-order mechanism is needed to detect violations of the acoustic regularity. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Deviance detection based on regularity encoding along the auditory hierarchy: electrophysiological evidence in humans
    Carles Escera
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Brain Topogr 27:527-38. 2014
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Early change detection in humans as revealed by auditory brainstem and middle-latency evoked potentials
    Lavinia Slabu
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 32:859-65. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that auditory change detection of frequency information is a multistage process that occurs at the primary auditory cortex and is transmitted to the higher levels of the auditory pathway...
  51. ncbi request reprint Problem size effect in additions and subtractions: an event-related potential study
    M Isabel Núñez-Peña
    Department of Behavioral Sciences Methods, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Neurosci Lett 373:21-5. 2005
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Phasic boosting of auditory perception by visual emotion
    Lenka Selinger
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biol Psychol 94:471-8. 2013
    ..These results confirm the existence of a fast-operating crossmodal effect of visual emotion on auditory, processing, suggesting a phasic variation according to the time-course of emotional processing. ..
  53. ncbi request reprint Cerebral mechanisms underlying orienting of attention towards auditory frequency changes
    E Yago
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P. Vall d'Hebron 171, 08035-Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neuroreport 12:2583-7. 2001
    ....
  54. doi request reprint The role of the dopamine transporter DAT1 genotype on the neural correlates of cognitive flexibility
    M Garcia-Garcia
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 31:754-60. 2010
    ..This distinct stereotypy of cerebral responses reveals different patterns of cognitive control according to the DAT1 gene polymorphism...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of auditory distraction on electrophysiological brain activity and performance in children aged 8-13 years
    Valentina Gumenyuk
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 41:30-6. 2004
    ..Correlation between the RT increase caused by the distracting novel sounds and the amplitude of the LN elicited by these sounds suggested that the LN is associated with the degree of attention engaged by the distracting sounds...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of temporal encoding on auditory object formation: a mismatch negativity study
    Mercedes Atienza
    Laboratory of Sleep and Cognition, Seville, Spain
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 16:359-71. 2003
    ..These results suggest that grouping discrete auditory inputs may introduce changes in the neural representation of the auditory scene by applying rules to sounds spanning larger temporal scales...
  57. ncbi request reprint The cognitive locus of distraction by acoustic novelty in the cross-modal oddball task
    Fabrice B R Parmentier
    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Cognition 106:408-32. 2008
    ..Possible accounts of these shifts are discussed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Task switching and novelty processing activate a common neural network for cognitive control
    Francisco Barcelo
    Ed Beatriu de Pinos, University of Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1734-48. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on involuntary capture of attention by irrelevant sounds: a test of the frontal hypothesis of aging
    Pilar Andrés
    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 44:2564-8. 2006
    ..In F.I.M. Craik & T.A. Salthouse (Eds.) Handbook of aging and cognition (pp. 1-90). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum; West, R. (1996). An application of prefrontal cortex function theory to cognitive aging. Psychological Bulletin, 120, 272-292]...
  60. ncbi request reprint ERPs and behavioural indices of long-term preattentive and attentive deficits after closed head injury
    M Dolores Polo
    Burden Neurological Institute, Frenchay Hospital, BS16 1JB, Bristol, UK
    Neuropsychologia 40:2350-9. 2002
    ..These results indicate both preattentive and attentive deficits, which is consistent with the typical diffuse axonal injury (DAI) resulting after CHI...