Jennifer K Bizley

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Auditory cortex represents both pitch judgments and the corresponding acoustic cues
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Curr Biol 23:620-5. 2013
  2. pmc Spectral timbre perception in ferrets: discrimination of artificial vowels under different listening conditions
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:365-76. 2013
  3. pmc Nothing is irrelevant in a noisy world: sensory illusions reveal obligatory within-and across-modality integration
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Ear Institute, University College London, London, WC1X 8EE, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 32:13402-10. 2012
  4. pmc Lesions of the auditory cortex impair azimuthal sound localization and its recalibration in ferrets
    Fernando R Nodal
    Dept of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Bldg, Univ of Oxford, Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 103:1209-25. 2010
  5. pmc Multiplexed and robust representations of sound features in auditory cortex
    Kerry M M Walker
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurosci 31:14565-76. 2011
  6. pmc Interdependent encoding of pitch, timbre, and spatial location in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:2064-75. 2009
  7. pmc Visual influences on ferret auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Hear Res 258:55-63. 2009
  8. pmc Pitch discrimination by ferrets for simple and complex sounds
    Kerry M M Walker
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, Parks Road, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:1321-35. 2009
  9. pmc Neural ensemble codes for stimulus periodicity in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom, and Robotics, Brain, and Cognitive Sciences Department, Italian Institute of Technology, 16163 Genova, Italy
    J Neurosci 30:5078-91. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiological and anatomical evidence for multisensory interactions in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:2172-89. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Auditory cortex represents both pitch judgments and the corresponding acoustic cues
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Curr Biol 23:620-5. 2013
    ..Surprisingly, although the stimulus F0 was well represented at the onset of the target sound, neural activity throughout auditory cortex frequently predicted the reported pitch better than the target F0...
  2. pmc Spectral timbre perception in ferrets: discrimination of artificial vowels under different listening conditions
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:365-76. 2013
    ..These data indicate that ferrets show robust vowel discrimination behavior across a range of listening conditions and that this ability shares many similarities with human listeners...
  3. pmc Nothing is irrelevant in a noisy world: sensory illusions reveal obligatory within-and across-modality integration
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Ear Institute, University College London, London, WC1X 8EE, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 32:13402-10. 2012
    ..Results reveal imperfect and obligatory within- and across-modality integration of information, and hint that the strength of these interactions depends on object binding...
  4. pmc Lesions of the auditory cortex impair azimuthal sound localization and its recalibration in ferrets
    Fernando R Nodal
    Dept of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Bldg, Univ of Oxford, Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 103:1209-25. 2010
    ..They also show that the auditory cortex, and A1 in particular, plays an essential role in training-induced plasticity in adult ferrets, and that this is the case for both head orienting responses and approach-to-target behavior...
  5. pmc Multiplexed and robust representations of sound features in auditory cortex
    Kerry M M Walker
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurosci 31:14565-76. 2011
    ..Finally, we observed that formant information is encoded in cortex earlier than pitch information, and we show that this time course matches ferrets' behavioral reaction time differences on a change detection task...
  6. pmc Interdependent encoding of pitch, timbre, and spatial location in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:2064-75. 2009
    ..Such nonlinearities were most prevalent in primary auditory cortex, although they tended to be small compared with stimulus main effects...
  7. pmc Visual influences on ferret auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Hear Res 258:55-63. 2009
    ..Because the extent to which this happens varies between cortical fields, the investigation of multisensory interactions can also help in understanding their relative contributions to auditory perception...
  8. pmc Pitch discrimination by ferrets for simple and complex sounds
    Kerry M M Walker
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, Parks Road, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:1321-35. 2009
    ..These results suggest that while non-human animals can be trained to label complex sounds as high or low in pitch, this task may be much more difficult for animals than simply detecting a frequency change...
  9. pmc Neural ensemble codes for stimulus periodicity in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom, and Robotics, Brain, and Cognitive Sciences Department, Italian Institute of Technology, 16163 Genova, Italy
    J Neurosci 30:5078-91. 2010
    ..Because trained animals can discriminate stimulus periodicity across different sound levels, this implies that ensemble codes are better suited to account for behavioral performance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiological and anatomical evidence for multisensory interactions in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:2172-89. 2007
    ..These data indicate that multisensory convergence and integration are features common to all auditory cortical areas but are especially prevalent in higher areas...
  11. ncbi request reprint Visual-auditory spatial processing in auditory cortical neurons
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK
    Brain Res 1242:24-36. 2008
    ..These data suggest that visual inputs to auditory cortex can enhance spatial processing in the presence of multisensory cues and could therefore potentially underlie visual influences on auditory localization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physiological and behavioral studies of spatial coding in the auditory cortex
    Andrew J King
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Hear Res 229:106-15. 2007
    ..These results reveal a role for auditory cortex in training-induced plasticity of auditory localization, which could be mediated by descending cortical pathways...
  13. ncbi request reprint Role of auditory cortex in sound localization in the midsagittal plane
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 98:1763-74. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Sensitivity and selectivity of neurons in auditory cortex to the pitch, timbre, and location of sounds
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Neuroscientist 16:453-69. 2010
    ..Providing an explanation of the neural basis of feature invariance is thus one of the major challenges to sensory neuroscience obtaining the ultimate goal of understanding how neural firing patterns in the brain give rise to perception...
  15. pmc Cortical encoding of pitch: recent results and open questions
    Kerry M M Walker
    Dept of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX13PT, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 271:74-87. 2011
    ..These questions can begin to be addressed through a cooperation of investigative efforts across species and experimental techniques, and, critically, by examining the responses of single neurons in behaving animals...
  16. ncbi request reprint The what, where and how of auditory-object perception
    Jennifer K Bizley
    University College London Ear Institute, 332 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 14:693-707. 2013
    ..The roles of different neural structures and the contribution of different cognitive states to the perception of auditory objects are not yet fully understood. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional organization of ferret auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 15:1637-53. 2005
    ..The presence of both tonotopic and non-tonotopic auditory cortical fields indicates that the organization of ferret auditory cortex is comparable to that seen in other mammals...
  18. ncbi request reprint The ferret auditory cortex: descending projections to the inferior colliculus
    Victoria M Bajo
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:475-91. 2007
    ..This pattern of corticocollicular connectivity is consistent with regional differences in physiological properties and provides another basis for subdividing ferret auditory cortex into functionally distinct areas...
  19. pmc The non-lemniscal auditory cortex in ferrets: convergence of corticotectal inputs in the superior colliculus
    Victoria M Bajo
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford Oxford, UK
    Front Neuroanat 4:18. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that higher level auditory cortical areas, including those involved in multisensory processing, may modulate SC function via their projections into its deeper layers...