Elia Formisano

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Coordinate and categorical judgements in spatial imagery. An fMRI study
    Luigi Trojano
    Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Institute of Telese, Loc S Stefano in Lanterria, Telese Terme, BN, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 40:1666-74. 2002
  2. ncbi Tracking cognitive processes with functional MRI mental chronometry
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Postbus 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 13:174-81. 2003
  3. ncbi Independent component analysis of fMRI group studies by self-organizing clustering
    Fabrizio Esposito
    Second Division of Neurology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Neuroimage 25:193-205. 2005
  4. ncbi Top-down task effects overrule automatic multisensory responses to letter-sound pairs in auditory association cortex
    Nienke M van Atteveldt
    University of Maastricht, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 36:1345-60. 2007
  5. ncbi Task-irrelevant visual letters interact with the processing of speech sounds in heteromodal and unimodal cortex
    Vera Blau
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 28:500-9. 2008
  6. doi Multivariate analysis of fMRI time series: classification and regression of brain responses using machine learning
    Elia Formisano
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 26:921-34. 2008
  7. ncbi Cortex-based independent component analysis of fMRI time series
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 22:1493-504. 2004
  8. doi "Who" is saying "what"? Brain-based decoding of human voice and speech
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Science 322:970-3. 2008
  9. ncbi Visual target modulation of functional connectivity networks revealed by self-organizing group ICA
    Vincent van de Ven
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:1450-61. 2008
  10. doi Hearing an illusory vowel in noise: suppression of auditory cortical activity
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The
    J Neurosci 32:8024-34. 2012

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Publications72

  1. ncbi Coordinate and categorical judgements in spatial imagery. An fMRI study
    Luigi Trojano
    Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Institute of Telese, Loc S Stefano in Lanterria, Telese Terme, BN, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 40:1666-74. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi Tracking cognitive processes with functional MRI mental chronometry
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Postbus 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 13:174-81. 2003
    ..By combining event-related fMRI and behavioral measurement in experiment and analysis, trial-by-trial temporal links can be established between cognition and its neural substrate...
  3. ncbi Independent component analysis of fMRI group studies by self-organizing clustering
    Fabrizio Esposito
    Second Division of Neurology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Neuroimage 25:193-205. 2005
    ..This property is particularly of interest for a blind group and subgroup pattern extraction and selection...
  4. ncbi Top-down task effects overrule automatic multisensory responses to letter-sound pairs in auditory association cortex
    Nienke M van Atteveldt
    University of Maastricht, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 36:1345-60. 2007
    ..This modulation is overruled during explicit matching when all audiovisual stimuli are equally relevant, independent of congruency and temporal relation...
  5. ncbi Task-irrelevant visual letters interact with the processing of speech sounds in heteromodal and unimodal cortex
    Vera Blau
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 28:500-9. 2008
    ....
  6. doi Multivariate analysis of fMRI time series: classification and regression of brain responses using machine learning
    Elia Formisano
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 26:921-34. 2008
    ..Furthermore, by means of several examples and applications, we illustrate and discuss the methodological challenges of using machine learning algorithms in the context of fMRI data analysis...
  7. ncbi Cortex-based independent component analysis of fMRI time series
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 22:1493-504. 2004
    ....
  8. doi "Who" is saying "what"? Brain-based decoding of human voice and speech
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Science 322:970-3. 2008
    ..Our findings unravel the detailed cortical layout and computational properties of the neural populations at the basis of human speech recognition and speaker identification...
  9. ncbi Visual target modulation of functional connectivity networks revealed by self-organizing group ICA
    Vincent van de Ven
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:1450-61. 2008
    ..SogICA can thus be used to probe functional networks of active cognitive tasks at the group-level and can provide additional insights to generate new hypotheses for further study...
  10. doi Hearing an illusory vowel in noise: suppression of auditory cortical activity
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The
    J Neurosci 32:8024-34. 2012
    ..This mechanism may attenuate sudden pitch changes, adapt the resistance of the auditory system to extraneous sounds across auditory scenes, and provide a useful model for assisted hearing devices...
  11. doi Combining multivariate voxel selection and support vector machines for mapping and classification of fMRI spatial patterns
    Federico De Martino
    Department of Cognitive Neurosciences, Faculty of Psychology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Postbus 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 43:44-58. 2008
    ..In line with the simulation results, our method outperforms univariate statistical analysis and statistical learning without feature selection...
  12. ncbi Mapping directed influence over the brain using Granger causality and fMRI
    Alard Roebroeck
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 25:230-42. 2005
    ..The presented exploratory approach of mapping influences between a region of interest and the rest of the brain can form a useful complement to existing models of effective connectivity...
  13. doi Involvement of inferior parietal lobules in prospective memory impairment during acute MDMA (ecstasy) intoxication: an event-related fMRI study
    Johannes G Ramaekers
    Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:1641-8. 2009
    ..It is concluded that the loss of deactivation in inferior parietal lobules may account for increments in memory failures observed during MDMA intoxication...
  14. ncbi Task-dependent decoding of speaker and vowel identity from auditory cortical response patterns
    Milene Bonte
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 34:4548-57. 2014
    ..Furthermore, our findings suggest that successful selection, processing, and retention of task-relevant sound properties relies on the joint encoding of information across early and higher-order regions of the auditory cortex. ..
  15. pmc Processing of natural sounds: characterization of multipeak spectral tuning in human auditory cortex
    Michelle Moerel
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 33:11888-98. 2013
    ..Such selective amplification might serve to detect behaviorally relevant and complex sound features, aid in segregating auditory scenes, and explain prominent perceptual phenomena such as octave invariance. ..
  16. doi Integration of "what" and "where" in frontal cortex during visual imagery of scenes
    Aline W de Borst
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 60:47-58. 2012
    ..Specifically the mesial superior frontal gyrus appears to have a principal integrative role, as its activity during the visualisation of the scene predicts subsequent performance on the imagery task...
  17. doi Parametric merging of MEG and fMRI reveals spatiotemporal differences in cortical processing of spoken words and environmental sounds in background noise
    Hanna Renvall
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 22:132-43. 2012
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  18. ncbi Analysis of functional image analysis contest (FIAC) data with brainvoyager QX: From single-subject to cortically aligned group general linear model analysis and self-organizing group independent component analysis
    Rainer Goebel
    Brain Innovation, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:392-401. 2006
    ..Using spatially and temporally unsmoothed data, this cortex-based analysis revealed comparable results but with a set of spatially more confined group clusters and more differential group region of interest time courses...
  19. doi Hearing illusory sounds in noise: the timing of sensory-perceptual transformations in auditory cortex
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuron 64:550-61. 2009
    ..Such fluctuations could facilitate stable hearing of fragmented sounds in natural environments...
  20. doi Hemispheric differences in the voluntary control of spatial attention: direct evidence for a right-hemispheric dominance within frontal cortex
    Felix Duecker
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1332-42. 2013
    ..This complements previous TMS studies that generally conform to Kinsbourne's "opponent processor" model after disruption of parietal cortex, and we therefore propose that both theories are not mutually exclusive. ..
  21. doi Auditory cortex encodes the perceptual interpretation of ambiguous sound
    Niclas Kilian-Hütten
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 31:1715-20. 2011
    ..This disagrees with hierarchical models of auditory processing, which generally conceive of these areas as sets of feature detectors, whose task is restricted to the analysis of physical characteristics and the structure of sounds...
  22. ncbi MDMA intoxication and verbal memory performance: a placebo-controlled pharmaco-MRI study
    Kim P C Kuypers
    Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1053-61. 2011
    ..It appeared that EWL performance caused BOLD signal change in BA10 during placebo treatment but not during MDMA intoxication. It is concluded that MDMA influences middle frontal gyrus processes resulting in impoverished memory encoding...
  23. doi Multimodal imaging: an evaluation of univariate and multivariate methods for simultaneous EEG/fMRI
    Federico De Martino
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:1104-12. 2010
    ....
  24. doi Brain-based translation: fMRI decoding of spoken words in bilinguals reveals language-independent semantic representations in anterior temporal lobe
    João Correia
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University and Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, 6229 EV Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 34:332-8. 2014
    ..These results corroborate the existence of "hub" regions organizing semantic-conceptual knowledge in abstract form at the fine-grained level of within semantic category discriminations. ..
  25. pmc Spatial organization of frequency preference and selectivity in the human inferior colliculus
    Federico De Martino
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Cognitive Neurosciences, Maastricht University, Universiteitssingel 40, Maastricht 6229ER, The Netherlands
    Nat Commun 4:1386. 2013
    ..Our findings pave the way to noninvasive investigations of sound processing in human subcortical nuclei and for studying the interplay between subcortical and cortical neuronal populations...
  26. doi Of cats and women: temporal dynamics in the right temporoparietal cortex reflect auditory categorical processing of vocalizations
    Hanna Renvall
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 62:1877-83. 2012
    ....
  27. doi Dynamic and task-dependent encoding of speech and voice by phase reorganization of cortical oscillations
    Milene Bonte
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 29:1699-706. 2009
    ..This transient and goal-dependent realignment of neuronal responses to physically different external events provides a robust cortical coding mechanism for forming and processing abstract representations of auditory (speech) input...
  28. ncbi The effect of temporal asynchrony on the multisensory integration of letters and speech sounds
    Nienke M van Atteveldt
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 17:962-74. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the present study shows the suitability of fMRI to study temporal aspects of multisensory neural processing...
  29. pmc Recalibration of the auditory continuity illusion: sensory and decisional effects
    Lars Riecke
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Universiteitssingel 40, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hear Res 277:152-62. 2011
    ..This assimilative aftereffect was purely decisional. These findings confirm that judgments of auditory continuity can be influenced by preceding events, and reveal that these aftereffects have both sensory and decisional components...
  30. doi Sound categories are represented as distributed patterns in the human auditory cortex
    Noel Staeren
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Biol 19:498-502. 2009
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  31. doi Optimizing ICA in fMRI using information on spatial regularities of the sources
    Giancarlo Valente
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 27:1110-9. 2009
    ..Furthermore we employ the same approach on data sets from a complex mental imagery experiment, showing that consistency and physiological plausibility of relatively weak components are improved...
  32. ncbi Dynamic premotor-to-parietal interactions during spatial imagery
    Alexander T Sack
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 28:8417-29. 2008
    ..We discuss and explicitly assign these mental subprocesses to each of the revealed effective brain connectivity networks and present an integrative neurobiological model of spatial imagery...
  33. doi Pattern analysis of EEG responses to speech and voice: influence of feature grouping
    Lars Hausfeld
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 59:3641-51. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi Hearing illusory sounds in noise: sensory-perceptual transformations in primary auditory cortex
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 27:12684-9. 2007
    ..Our findings show that, beyond the sensory representation of an auditory scene, primary auditory areas play a constructive role in the grouping of scene segments into unified auditory percepts...
  35. doi Predicting EEG single trial responses with simultaneous fMRI and relevance vector machine regression
    Federico De Martino
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 56:826-36. 2011
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  36. ncbi Mirror-symmetric tonotopic maps in human primary auditory cortex
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, Postbus 616, 6200MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuron 40:859-69. 2003
    ..These maps share a low-frequency border, are mirror symmetric, and clearly resemble those of presumably homologous fields in the macaque monkey...
  37. ncbi Tracking the mind's image in the brain I: time-resolved fMRI during visuospatial mental imagery
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, Postbus 616, The Netherlands
    Neuron 35:185-94. 2002
    ..This is confirmed by a trial-by-trial analysis of correlations between reaction time and onset, width, and amplitude of the hemodynamic response. These findings pose neurophysiological constraints on cognitive models of mental imagery...
  38. pmc Encoding of natural sounds at multiple spectral and temporal resolutions in the human auditory cortex
    Roberta Santoro
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Maastricht Brain Imaging Center MBIC, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003412. 2014
    ....
  39. doi Processing of natural sounds in human auditory cortex: tonotopy, spectral tuning, and relation to voice sensitivity
    Michelle Moerel
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 32:14205-16. 2012
    ....
  40. doi Brain activation during audiovisual exposure anticipates future perception of ambiguous speech
    Niclas Kilian-Hütten
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 57:1601-7. 2011
    ..This bias then determines constructive perceptual processing...
  41. ncbi The spatiotemporal pattern of auditory cortical responses during verbal hallucinations
    Vincent G van de Ven
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, University Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 27:644-55. 2005
    ..We suggest that detection of this activity may be facilitated by examining hallucination epochs of sufficient length, in combination with a data-driven approach...
  42. ncbi Investigating directed cortical interactions in time-resolved fMRI data using vector autoregressive modeling and Granger causality mapping
    Rainer Goebel
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Magn Reson Imaging 21:1251-61. 2003
    ..The Granger causality analysis revealed a directed influence exerted by the left lateral prefrontal cortex and premotor areas on the left posterior parietal cortex...
  43. pmc Whole brain high-resolution functional imaging at ultra high magnetic fields: an application to the analysis of resting state networks
    Federico De Martino
    Department of Cognitive Neurosciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 57:1031-44. 2011
    ..5mm isotropic) data result in reduced partial volume effects, permitting separations of detailed spatial features within the DMN patterns as well as a better function to anatomy correspondence...
  44. doi Tracking vocal pitch through noise: neural correlates in nonprimary auditory cortex
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 31:1479-88. 2011
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  45. doi Predicting subject-driven actions and sensory experience in a virtual world with relevance vector machine regression of fMRI data
    Giancarlo Valente
    Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 56:651-61. 2011
    ..Predictive maps allow disclosing multi-voxel patterns of brain activity that predict perceptual and behavioral subjective experience...
  46. ncbi Classification of fMRI independent components using IC-fingerprints and support vector machine classifiers
    Federico De Martino
    Department of Cognitive Neurosciences, Faculty of Psychology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 34:177-94. 2007
    ....
  47. doi The identification of interacting networks in the brain using fMRI: Model selection, causality and deconvolution
    Alard Roebroeck
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Postbus 616, 6200MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 58:296-302. 2011
    ..However, it is crucially dependent upon assumptions that need to be verified...
  48. doi The continuity illusion adapts to the auditory scene
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hear Res 247:71-7. 2009
    ..We argue that auditory restoration is a dynamic illusory phenomenon which recalibrates continuity hearing to different acoustic environments...
  49. ncbi High-resolution diffusion tensor imaging and tractography of the human optic chiasm at 9.4 T
    Alard Roebroeck
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 39:157-68. 2008
    ..More generally, post-mortem investigation of fixed tissue samples with diffusion imaging at high field strengths is important in the evaluation of MR-based diffusion models and tractography algorithms...
  50. ncbi Neural correlates of verbal feedback processing: an fMRI study employing overt speech
    Ingrid K Christoffels
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:868-79. 2007
    ..This finding is interpreted in the framework of a forward model according to which, during speech production, the sensory consequence of the speech-motor act is predicted to attenuate the sensitivity of the auditory cortex...
  51. ncbi Development from childhood to adulthood increases morphological and functional inter-individual variability in the right superior temporal cortex
    Milene Bonte
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Neuroimage 83:739-50. 2013
    ..The age-related increase of inter-subject variability in right STC suggests that anatomy and function of this region are shaped by unique individual developmental experiences...
  52. pmc Spin echo functional MRI in bilateral auditory cortices at 7 T: an application of B₁ shimming
    Federico De Martino
    Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Neuroimage 63:1313-20. 2012
    ..e. voices, speech, animal cries, tools and nature) can be efficiently measured with T(2) weighted SE-EPI in the bilateral human auditory cortex at 7T without exceeding specific absorption rate (SAR) limits...
  53. ncbi Learning of new sound categories shapes neural response patterns in human auditory cortex
    Anke Ley
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, 5037 AB Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 32:13273-80. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that perceptual representations of novel sound categories emerge from neural changes at early levels of the human auditory processing hierarchy...
  54. ncbi The auditory continuity illusion: a parametric investigation and filter model
    Lars Riecke
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Percept Psychophys 70:1-12. 2008
    ..Our results set constraints on the spectral resolution of the mechanisms underlying the continuity illusion and provide a stimulus set that can be readily applied for neurophysiological studies of its neural correlates...
  55. ncbi Integration of letters and speech sounds in the human brain
    Nienke van Atteveldt
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Neuron 43:271-82. 2004
    ..These results suggest that efficient processing of culturally defined associations between letters and speech sounds relies on neural mechanisms similar to those naturally evolved for integrating audiovisual speech...
  56. pmc Activity patterns in human motion-sensitive areas depend on the interpretation of global motion
    Miguel Castelo-Branco
    Faculty of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, 6229 ER Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13914-9. 2002
    ..The data show differential activation of hMT+/V5 with perceptual switches, suggesting that these are associated with a reconfiguration of cell assemblies in this area...
  57. ncbi Multiclass fMRI data decoding and visualization using supervised self-organizing maps
    Lars Hausfeld
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Neuroimage 96:54-66. 2014
    ..g. region-of-interest or searchlight approaches). ..
  58. pmc Network-based statistics for a community driven transparent publication process
    Jan Zimmermann
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University Maastricht, Netherlands
    Front Comput Neurosci 6:11. 2011
    ..We propose a new community-driven publication process that is based on network statistics to make the review, publication, and scientific evaluation process more transparent...
  59. doi Sustained attention and serotonin: a pharmaco-fMRI study
    Marleen Wingen
    Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:221-30. 2008
    ..The present study assessed the influence of increased serotonin levels on brain areas involved in sustained attention...
  60. ncbi Multivariate linear regression of high-dimensional fMRI data with multiple target variables
    Giancarlo Valente
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Maastricht Brain Imaging Center, M BIC, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:2163-77. 2014
    ..Results indicate that our method achieves high spatial sensitivity and good generalization and that it helps disentangle specific neural effects from interaction with predictive maps associated with other targets...
  61. doi Seeing patterns through the hemodynamic veil--the future of pattern-information fMRI
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 62:1249-56. 2012
    ..Furthermore, considering the relationship between neuronal activity and fMRI at the level of spatiotemporal patterns provides a novel and important perspective on the basis of the fMRI signal...
  62. ncbi Phase coupling in a cerebro-cerebellar network at 8-13 Hz during reading
    Jan Kujala
    Brain Research Unit, Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, 02015 HUT, FIN 02015 TKK, Finland
    Cereb Cortex 17:1476-85. 2007
    ..Our results link long-range neural synchronization and directionality with cognitive performance...
  63. ncbi Dissecting cognitive stages with time-resolved fMRI data: a comparison of fuzzy clustering and independent component analysis
    Alain Smolders
    Vision Lab Department of Physics, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:860-8. 2007
    ..This study confirms the efficacy of the two examined methods in the data-driven estimation of hemodynamic responses in time-resolved fMRI studies and provides empirical guidelines to their use...
  64. ncbi Tracking the mind's image in the brain II: transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals parietal asymmetry in visuospatial imagery
    Alexander T Sack
    Department of Psychiatry, Laboratory for Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, DE 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Neuron 35:195-204. 2002
    ..This is compatible with current theories of spatial hemineglect and constitutes a constraint for models of distributed information processing in the parietal lobes...
  65. ncbi Spatial independent component analysis of functional MRI time-series: to what extent do results depend on the algorithm used?
    Fabrizio Esposito
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 16:146-57. 2002
    ..Because of its adaptive nature, the Infomax approach appears to be better suited to investigate activation phenomena that are not predictable or adequately modelled by inferential techniques...
  66. ncbi In vivo mapping of functional domains and axonal connectivity in cat visual cortex using magnetic resonance imaging
    Dae Shik Kim
    Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, Radiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 21:1131-40. 2003
    ..The methods developed in this study will lay the foundation for in vivo neuroanatomy and the ability for noninvasive longitudinal studies of brain development...
  67. ncbi Real-time independent component analysis of fMRI time-series
    Fabrizio Esposito
    Second Division of Neurology, Second University of Naples, 8013 Naples, Italy
    Neuroimage 20:2209-24. 2003
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  68. pmc Individual faces elicit distinct response patterns in human anterior temporal cortex
    Nikolaus Kriegeskorte
    Section on Functional Imaging Methods, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:20600-5. 2007
    ..Individual-level face information is likely to be present in both regions, but our data suggest that it is more pronounced in aIT. One interpretation is that the FFA detects faces and engages aIT for identification...
  69. ncbi fMRI of the auditory system: understanding the neural basis of auditory gestalt
    Francesco Di Salle
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Naples, Federico II Naples, Italy
    Magn Reson Imaging 21:1213-24. 2003
    ..As a result, some fundamental neural underpinnings of audition are being clarified, and the way sound stimuli are integrated in the auditory gestalt are beginning to be understood...
  70. ncbi Functional connectivity as revealed by spatial independent component analysis of fMRI measurements during rest
    Vincent G van de Ven
    Laboratory for Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 22:165-78. 2004
    ..These results are discussed in the context of the recent debate on the functional relevance of fluctuations of neural activity in the resting state...
  71. ncbi The functional neuroanatomy of metrical stress evaluation of perceived and imagined spoken words
    Andre Aleman
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 15:221-8. 2005
    ..These results corroborate behavioral evidence regarding phonological loop involvement in auditory-verbal imagery...
  72. ncbi Exploring brain connectivity: a new frontier in systems neuroscience. Functional Brain Connectivity, 4-6 April 2002, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Narender Ramnani
    Centre for fMRI of the Brain, University of Oxford, UK
    Trends Neurosci 25:496-7. 2002
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