Daniel H Weissman

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi An unbalanced distribution of inputs across the hemispheres facilitates interhemispheric interaction
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 6:313-21. 2000
  2. ncbi The neural bases of momentary lapses in attention
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:971-8. 2006
  3. ncbi The neural mechanisms for minimizing cross-modal distraction
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10941-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Hemispheric asymmetries for different components of global/local attention occur in distinct temporo-parietal loci
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:870-6. 2005
  5. ncbi Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex resolves conflict from distracting stimuli by boosting attention toward relevant events
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:229-37. 2005
  6. ncbi Conflict monitoring in the human anterior cingulate cortex during selective attention to global and local object features
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Neuroimage 19:1361-8. 2003
  7. ncbi Effects of practice on executive control investigated with fMRI
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 15:47-60. 2002
  8. pmc The neural circuitry underlying the executive control of auditory spatial attention
    C T Wu
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Brain Res 1134:187-98. 2007
  9. ncbi Functional parcellation of attentional control regions of the brain
    Marty G Woldorff
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Room B203, Duke University, LSRC Building, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:149-65. 2004
  10. pmc The spread of attention across modalities and space in a multisensory object
    Laura Busse
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18751-6. 2005

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Publications17

  1. ncbi An unbalanced distribution of inputs across the hemispheres facilitates interhemispheric interaction
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 6:313-21. 2000
    ..These results indicate that IHI facilitates performance by allowing (1) a division of processing across the hemispheres, and (2) task-relevant information to be processed by a hemisphere that receives a relatively light processing load...
  2. ncbi The neural bases of momentary lapses in attention
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:971-8. 2006
    ..Our findings provide a new, system-wide understanding of the patterns of brain activity that are associated with brief attentional lapses, which informs both theoretical and clinical models of goal-directed behavior...
  3. ncbi The neural mechanisms for minimizing cross-modal distraction
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10941-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, they potentially resolve a long-standing controversy regarding the key contribution of the ACC to cognitive control...
  4. ncbi Hemispheric asymmetries for different components of global/local attention occur in distinct temporo-parietal loci
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:870-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it parallels an analogous dissociation reported in a recent fMRI study of spatial orienting, suggesting that global/local attention and spatial attention might rely on similar cognitive/neural mechanisms...
  5. ncbi Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex resolves conflict from distracting stimuli by boosting attention toward relevant events
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:229-37. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate a role for dACC in focusing attention on behaviorally relevant stimuli, especially when the achievement of our behavioral goals is threatened by distracting events...
  6. ncbi Conflict monitoring in the human anterior cingulate cortex during selective attention to global and local object features
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Neuroimage 19:1361-8. 2003
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  7. ncbi Effects of practice on executive control investigated with fMRI
    D H Weissman
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 15:47-60. 2002
    ..These findings support models of executive control in which practice increases the tendency for stimuli to automatically evoke task-relevant processes and responses...
  8. pmc The neural circuitry underlying the executive control of auditory spatial attention
    C T Wu
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Brain Res 1134:187-98. 2007
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  9. ncbi Functional parcellation of attentional control regions of the brain
    Marty G Woldorff
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Room B203, Duke University, LSRC Building, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:149-65. 2004
    ..Additional cue-related effects included differential activations in midline frontal regions and pretarget enhancements in the thalamus and early visual cortical areas...
  10. pmc The spread of attention across modalities and space in a multisensory object
    Laura Busse
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18751-6. 2005
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  11. ncbi Brain regions activated by endogenous preparatory set shifting as revealed by fMRI
    H A Slagter
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 6:175-89. 2006
    ..Furthermore, they demonstrate that global task structure is a critical determinant of whether switch-specific preparatory activity is observed...
  12. ncbi A role for top-down attentional orienting during interference between global and local aspects of hierarchical stimuli
    D H Weissman
    Center for Congnitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Neuroimage 17:1266-76. 2002
    ..These findings support models in which conflict between target and distracter stimuli is resolved by more selectively focusing attention upon target stimuli...
  13. ncbi Attention-related activity during episodic memory retrieval: a cross-function fMRI study
    Roberto Cabeza
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, PO Box 90999, LSRC Bldg, Rm B203, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:390-9. 2003
    ..Overall, the present results suggest that many of the activations attributed to specific cognitive processes, such as episodic memory, may actually reflect more general cognitive operations...
  14. ncbi Interhemispheric integration in psychopathic offenders
    Mabel Lopez
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Neuropsychology 21:82-93. 2007
    ..Analyses indicated that psychopathic offenders are not deficient in interhemispheric integration but provided additional evidence consistent with the left hemisphere activation hypothesis of psychopathy...
  15. ncbi Pre-target activity in visual cortex predicts behavioral performance on spatial and feature attention tasks
    Barry Giesbrecht
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    Brain Res 1080:63-72. 2006
    ..These findings support the view that top-down control systems bias activity in sensory cortices to favor the processing of expected target features and that this bias is related to behavior...
  16. ncbi A hemispheric division of labor aids mental rotation
    Kazuhito Yoshizaki
    Department of Psychology and Communication, Aichi Shukutoku University, Aichi, Japan
    Neuropsychology 21:326-36. 2007
    ..These findings support a current model of hemispheric interactions, which posits that an unequal hemispheric distribution of cognitive load allows the cerebral hemispheres to take the lead for different aspects of cognitive processing...
  17. doi Lapsing during sleep deprivation is associated with distributed changes in brain activation
    Michael W L Chee
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore
    J Neurosci 28:5519-28. 2008
    ..These findings reveal for the first time some of the neural consequences of the interaction between efforts to maintain wakefulness and processes that initiate involuntary sleep in sleep-deprived persons...

Research Grants1

  1. Neural Substrates of Executive Control Revealed by FMRI
    Daniel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2006
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