Wael F Asaad

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Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Achieving behavioral control with millisecond resolution in a high-level programming environment
    Wael F Asaad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 173:235-40. 2008
  2. pmc A flexible software tool for temporally-precise behavioral control in Matlab
    Wael F Asaad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 174:245-58. 2008
  3. pmc Encoding of both positive and negative reward prediction errors by neurons of the primate lateral prefrontal cortex and caudate nucleus
    Wael F Asaad
    Rhodan Center for Nervous System Repair, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Neurosci 31:17772-87. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Studying task-related activity of individual neurons in the human brain
    Shaun R Patel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Protoc 8:949-57. 2013
  5. pmc Human dorsal anterior cingulate cortex neurons mediate ongoing behavioural adaptation
    Sameer A Sheth
    Nayef Al Rodhan Laboratories, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nature 488:218-21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of cranioplasty complications in stroke and trauma patients
    Brian P Walcott
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:757-62. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for hemorrhage during microelectrode-guided deep brain stimulation and the introduction of an improved microelectrode design
    Sharona Ben-Haim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:754-62; discussion 762-3. 2009

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Publications7

  1. pmc Achieving behavioral control with millisecond resolution in a high-level programming environment
    Wael F Asaad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 173:235-40. 2008
    ..However, we demonstrate here that, when proper measures are taken to handle the various sources of temporal error, accuracy can be achieved at the 1 ms time-scale that is relevant for the alignment of behavioral and neural events...
  2. pmc A flexible software tool for temporally-precise behavioral control in Matlab
    Wael F Asaad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 174:245-58. 2008
    ..In this report, we describe the design of our system, benchmark its performance in a real-world setting, and describe some key features...
  3. pmc Encoding of both positive and negative reward prediction errors by neurons of the primate lateral prefrontal cortex and caudate nucleus
    Wael F Asaad
    Rhodan Center for Nervous System Repair, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Neurosci 31:17772-87. 2011
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  4. doi request reprint Studying task-related activity of individual neurons in the human brain
    Shaun R Patel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Protoc 8:949-57. 2013
    ..We describe the protocol in detail and provide two examples of expected results. In addition, we discuss the potential difficulties and pitfalls related to intraoperative studies. This protocol takes ∼1.5 h to complete...
  5. pmc Human dorsal anterior cingulate cortex neurons mediate ongoing behavioural adaptation
    Sameer A Sheth
    Nayef Al Rodhan Laboratories, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nature 488:218-21. 2012
    ..In situations with stable cognitive demands, this signal promotes efficiency by hastening responses, but in situations with changing demands it engenders accuracy by delaying responses...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of cranioplasty complications in stroke and trauma patients
    Brian P Walcott
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:757-62. 2013
    ..Authors of this study aimed to identify surgery- and patient-specific risk factors related to the development of surgical site infection and other complications following cranioplasty...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for hemorrhage during microelectrode-guided deep brain stimulation and the introduction of an improved microelectrode design
    Sharona Ben-Haim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:754-62; discussion 762-3. 2009
    ..We examined the factors associated with hemorrhage after DBS surgery and evaluated a modified microelectrode design that may improve the safety of this procedure...