Bruno B Averbeck

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Integration of social and utilitarian factors in decision making
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University London College, London, UK
    Emotion 9:599-608. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic encoding of vocalizations in macaque ventral lateral prefrontal cortex
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Center for Visual Science, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:11023-33. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal neural correlates of memory for sequences
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Neurosci 27:2204-11. 2007
  4. pmc The statistical neuroanatomy of frontal networks in the macaque
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Comput Biol 4:e1000050. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Differential contribution of superior parietal and dorsal-lateral prefrontal cortices in copying
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Cortex 45:432-41. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Statistical analysis of parieto-frontal cognitive-motor networks
    Bruno B Averbeck
    University College London, Institute of Neurology, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Box 28, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Neurophysiol 102:1911-20. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Poisson or not Poisson: differences in spike train statistics between parietal cortical areas
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Neuron 62:310-1. 2009
  8. pmc Neural correlates of sequence learning with stochastic feedback
    Bruno B Averbeck
    University College London Institute of Neurology, Sobell Department, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1346-57. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of noise correlations on information encoding and decoding
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Neurophysiol 95:3633-44. 2006
  10. pmc Effects of dopamine depletion on information flow between the subthalamic nucleus and external globus pallidus
    Ana V Cruz
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    J Neurophysiol 106:2012-23. 2011

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Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Integration of social and utilitarian factors in decision making
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University London College, London, UK
    Emotion 9:599-608. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, participants also integrated the feedback information. As such, their decisions were a composite of social and utilitarian factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic encoding of vocalizations in macaque ventral lateral prefrontal cortex
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Center for Visual Science, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:11023-33. 2006
    ..This provides evidence that, for call recognition, the macaque auditory system likely performs dynamic processing of vocalizations, and that prefrontal auditory neurons carry a signal related to the output of this processing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal neural correlates of memory for sequences
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Neurosci 27:2204-11. 2007
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  4. pmc The statistical neuroanatomy of frontal networks in the macaque
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Comput Biol 4:e1000050. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint Differential contribution of superior parietal and dorsal-lateral prefrontal cortices in copying
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Cortex 45:432-41. 2009
    ..Thus, this neurophysiological evidence suggests that both SPC and caudal dlPFC have a role in drawing, but that SPC plays a larger role in both the cognitive and the motor components...
  6. doi request reprint Statistical analysis of parieto-frontal cognitive-motor networks
    Bruno B Averbeck
    University College London, Institute of Neurology, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Box 28, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Neurophysiol 102:1911-20. 2009
    ..Thus we found substantial statistical structure and organization in the parieto-frontal network that gives a simplified but accurate description of this system...
  7. doi request reprint Poisson or not Poisson: differences in spike train statistics between parietal cortical areas
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Neuron 62:310-1. 2009
    ..Specifically, they show that there are differences in the amount of periodic structure in spike trains across cortical areas, with multimodal sensory areas being more regular than visual areas...
  8. pmc Neural correlates of sequence learning with stochastic feedback
    Bruno B Averbeck
    University College London Institute of Neurology, Sobell Department, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1346-57. 2011
    ..We also localized the sources of these effects and found that the early effect localized to the insula, whereas the late effect localized to the premotor cortex...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of noise correlations on information encoding and decoding
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Neurophysiol 95:3633-44. 2006
    ..Finally, as predicted theoretically, the effects of correlations were slightly greater for larger ensembles (3-8 neurons) than for pairs of neurons...
  10. pmc Effects of dopamine depletion on information flow between the subthalamic nucleus and external globus pallidus
    Ana V Cruz
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    J Neurophysiol 106:2012-23. 2011
    ..Results thus indicate that information flow around the STN-GPe circuit is exaggerated in Parkinsonism and further define the temporal interactions underpinning this...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dopamine agonists rather than deep brain stimulation cause reflection impulsivity in Parkinson's disease
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, UK
    J Parkinsons Dis 3:139-44. 2013
    ..However, it is unclear whether bilateral deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus also causes impairment in decision making...
  12. pmc Effects of dopamine on sensitivity to social bias in Parkinson's disease
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e32889. 2012
    ..PD patients with ICBs on medication also showed more learning from negative feedback and less from positive feedback, whereas off medication they showed the opposite effect...
  13. pmc Increased reflection impulsivity in patients with ephedrone-induced Parkinsonism
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, UK
    Addiction 108:771-9. 2013
    ..Routine neuropsychological assessment has revealed no cognitive deficits, despite widespread abnormalities on brain imaging studies and severe extrapyramidal motor handicap on clinical examination...
  14. pmc Risk and learning in impulsive and nonimpulsive patients with Parkinson's disease
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
    Mov Disord 25:2203-10. 2010
    ..Thus, medication status and an impulsive behavioral diagnosis differentially affect several behaviors in PD...
  15. pmc Decision making, impulsivity, and addictions: do Parkinson's disease patients jump to conclusions?
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 27:1137-45. 2012
    ..Our results also suggest that intact cortical processing and less distractibility in PD patients without ICBs may protect them from developing behavioral addictions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Activity in prefrontal cortex during dynamic selection of action sequences
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:276-82. 2006
    ..Thus, the neural activity dynamically tracked the monkeys' uncertainty about the correct sequence of actions. These results are consistent with prefrontal involvement in representing subjective knowledge of the correct action sequence...
  17. pmc Stroop test performance in impulsive and non impulsive patients with Parkinson's disease
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:212-4. 2011
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  18. pmc Novelty seeking behaviour in Parkinson's disease
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 49:2483-8. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that attraction to novelty is a personality trait in all PD patients with ICBs which is independent of medication status...
  19. pmc Integration of auditory and visual communication information in the primate ventrolateral prefrontal cortex
    Tadashi Sugihara
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Neurosci 26:11138-47. 2006
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  20. pmc Effects of emotional preferences on value-based decision-making are mediated by mentalizing and not reward networks
    Simon Evans
    UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2197-210. 2011
    ..We conclude that the impact of social stimuli on value-based decision processes is mediated by effects in brain regions partially separable from classical reward circuitry...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neural representation of vocalizations in the primate ventrolateral prefrontal cortex
    Lizabeth M Romanski
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:734-47. 2005
    ..These data are consistent with a role for the primate vlPFC in assessing distinctive acoustic features...
  22. pmc Salivary cortisol levels in Parkinson's disease and its correlation to risk behaviour
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Queen Square Brain Bank for Neurological Diseases, University College London, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1107-11. 2011
    ..To investigate salivary cortisol samples in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) with and without impulsive compulsive behaviours (ICB) during a risk task...
  23. ncbi request reprint Coding and transmission of information by neural ensembles
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Trends Neurosci 27:225-30. 2004
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  24. pmc Oxytocin decreases aversion to angry faces in an associative learning task
    Simon Evans
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:2502-9. 2010
    ..We found that oxytocin specifically decreased aversion to angry faces, without affecting integration of positive or negative financial feedback or choices related to happy vs sad faces...
  25. pmc The primate cortical auditory system and neural representation of conspecific vocalizations
    Lizabeth M Romanski
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 32:315-46. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Neural noise and movement-related codes in the macaque supplementary motor area
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Neurosci 23:7630-41. 2003
    ..These results suggest that in some SMA neurons elements of the spatiotemporal pattern of activity may be relevant for neural coding...
  27. ncbi request reprint Principal and independent components of macaque vocalizations: constructing stimuli to probe high-level sensory processing
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Center for Visual Science, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    J Neurophysiol 91:2897-909. 2004
    ..This novel approach provides a powerful method for determining the essential features within complex stimuli that activate higher-order sensory neurons...
  28. doi request reprint Clinical aspects of impulsive compulsive behaviours in Parkinson's disease
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, UK
    J Neurol Sci 310:183-8. 2011
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  29. pmc Effects of dopamine depletion on network entropy in the external globus pallidus
    Ana V Cruz
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurophysiol 102:1092-102. 2009
    ..Thus it is possible that reduced information coding capacity within basal ganglia networks may contribute to the behavioral deficits accompanying PD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neural correlations, population coding and computation
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 7:358-66. 2006
    ..Here, we review studies that address the interaction between neuronal noise and population codes, and discuss their implications for population coding in general...
  31. pmc Performance on a probabilistic inference task in healthy subjects receiving ketamine compared with patients with schizophrenia
    Simon Evans
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 26:1211-7. 2012
    ..Ketamine does not appear to promote JTC in healthy controls, suggesting that ketamine does not affect probabilistic inferences...
  32. pmc Altruistic punishment in patients with Parkinson's disease with and without impulsive behaviour
    Atbin Djamshidian
    Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Institute for Neurological Studies, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 49:103-7. 2011
    ..These results suggest a role for dopamine in altruistic punishment decisions in PD patients with impulsive compulsive behaviour...
  33. pmc Parallel processing of serial movements in prefrontal cortex
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Brain Sciences Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13172-7. 2002
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  34. ncbi request reprint Neural activity in prefrontal cortex during copying geometrical shapes. I. Single cells encode shape, sequence, and metric parameters
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Brain Sciences Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Exp Brain Res 150:127-41. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that, within the copying task, the serial segment position is a key factor for neural activity in the periprincipalis area of the prefrontal cortex...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neural activity in prefrontal cortex during copying geometrical shapes. II. Decoding shape segments from neural ensembles
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Brain Sciences Center 11B, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Exp Brain Res 150:142-53. 2003
    ..Each neuron conveyed information about multiple segments within the drawing trajectory, suggesting that neurons were 'broadly tuned' across segments and that the neural code of segment was distributed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Participation of primary motor cortical neurons in a distributed network during maze solution: representation of spatial parameters and time-course comparison with parietal area 7a
    David A Crowe
    Brain Sciences Center 11B, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, MN 55417, Minneapolis, USA
    Exp Brain Res 158:28-34. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Neural activity in primate parietal area 7a related to spatial analysis of visual mazes
    David A Crowe
    Brain Sciences Center 11B, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:23-34. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Parietal representation of hand velocity in a copy task
    Bruno B Averbeck
    Brain Sciences Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:508-18. 2005
    ..Thus ensemble neural responses in superior parietal cortex provide a high-fidelity, linear representation of hand kinematics within our task...
  39. ncbi request reprint Learning and production of movement sequences: behavioral, neurophysiological, and modeling perspectives
    Bradley J Rhodes
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hum Mov Sci 23:699-746. 2004
    ..An extended CQ simulation model--the N-STREAMS neural network model--exemplifies ongoing attempts to accommodate a broad range of both behavioral and neurobiological data within a CQ-consistent theory...
  40. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of spatial judgement during object construction in parietal cortex
    Matthew V Chafee
    Brain Sciences Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:1393-413. 2005
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  41. pmc Neural ensemble decoding reveals a correlate of viewer- to object-centered spatial transformation in monkey parietal cortex
    David A Crowe
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurosci 28:5218-28. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that either area 7a, or an area that precedes area 7a in the visual processing hierarchy, is performing the retina- to object-centered transformation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of parietal neural activity during spatial cognitive processing
    David A Crowe
    Brain Sciences Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Neuron 47:885-91. 2005
    ..The data suggest that the dynamic evolution of parietal neuronal activity is associated with the progression of spatial cognitive operations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Representing spatial relationships in posterior parietal cortex: single neurons code object-referenced position
    Matthew V Chafee
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:2914-32. 2007
    ..This provides evidence that the activity of a subpopulation of parietal neurons active in the construction task represented relative position as referenced to an object and not absolute position with respect to the viewer...