ERIC KNUDSEN

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Top-down gain control of the auditory space map by gaze control circuitry in the barn owl
    Daniel E Winkowski
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 439:336-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Fundamental components of attention
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 30:57-78. 2007
  3. pmc A dominance hierarchy of auditory spatial cues in barn owls
    Ilana B Witten
    Neurobiology Department, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10396. 2010
  4. pmc Control from below: the role of a midbrain network in spatial attention
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, 299 Campus Dr, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 33:1961-72. 2011
  5. pmc Economic, neurobiological, and behavioral perspectives on building America's future workforce
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10155-62. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Sensitive periods in the development of the brain and behavior
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Sherman Fairchild Sciences Building, Stanfrord, CA 94305 5125, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1412-25. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Instructed learning in the auditory localization pathway of the barn owl
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Nature 417:322-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptive plasticity in the auditory thalamus of juvenile barn owls
    Greg L Miller
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    J Neurosci 23:1059-65. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Incremental training increases the plasticity of the auditory space map in adult barn owls
    Brie A Linkenhoker
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    Nature 419:293-6. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The optic tectum controls visually guided adaptive plasticity in the owl's auditory space map
    Peter S Hyde
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 415:73-6. 2002

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Publications27

  1. pmc Top-down gain control of the auditory space map by gaze control circuitry in the barn owl
    Daniel E Winkowski
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 439:336-9. 2006
    ..This approach provides a path for discovering mechanisms that underlie top-down gain control in the central nervous system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fundamental components of attention
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 30:57-78. 2007
    ..Recent results from neurobiological research on attention are discussed within this framework...
  3. pmc A dominance hierarchy of auditory spatial cues in barn owls
    Ilana B Witten
    Neurobiology Department, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10396. 2010
    ..Barn owls integrate spatial information across frequency channels to localize sounds in space...
  4. pmc Control from below: the role of a midbrain network in spatial attention
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, 299 Campus Dr, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 33:1961-72. 2011
    ..The following review discusses the role of the midbrain network in controlling attention, the neural circuits that support this role and current knowledge about the computations performed by these circuits...
  5. pmc Economic, neurobiological, and behavioral perspectives on building America's future workforce
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10155-62. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Sensitive periods in the development of the brain and behavior
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Sherman Fairchild Sciences Building, Stanfrord, CA 94305 5125, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1412-25. 2004
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  7. ncbi request reprint Instructed learning in the auditory localization pathway of the barn owl
    Eric I Knudsen
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Nature 417:322-8. 2002
    ..This example of instructed plasticity is highly quantifiable and demonstrates mechanisms and principles of learning that may be used widely throughout the central nervous system...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptive plasticity in the auditory thalamus of juvenile barn owls
    Greg L Miller
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    J Neurosci 23:1059-65. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Incremental training increases the plasticity of the auditory space map in adult barn owls
    Brie A Linkenhoker
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    Nature 419:293-6. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint The optic tectum controls visually guided adaptive plasticity in the owl's auditory space map
    Peter S Hyde
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nature 415:73-6. 2002
    ..Because the site of adaptive changes is the ICX, the results also indicate that the tectum provides a topographic instructive signal that controls adaptive auditory plasticity in the ICX...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adaptation in the auditory space map of the barn owl
    Yoram Gutfreund
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:813-25. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Anatomical traces of juvenile learning in the auditory system of adult barn owls
    Brie Ann Linkenhoker
    Department of Neurobiology, Fairchild Science Building, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Neurosci 8:93-8. 2005
    ..This maintenance of silenced neural circuitry that was once adaptive may represent an important mechanism by which the brain preserves a record of early experience...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dynamic shifts in the owl's auditory space map predict moving sound location
    Ilana B Witten
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Neurosci 9:1439-45. 2006
    ..This hypothesis is consistent with perceptions of stimulus motion in humans for many sensory parameters...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hunting increases adaptive auditory map plasticity in adult barn owls
    Joseph F Bergan
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    J Neurosci 25:9816-20. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the experience of hunting dramatically increases adult adaptive plasticity in this pathway...
  15. pmc Distinct mechanisms for top-down control of neural gain and sensitivity in the owl optic tectum
    Daniel E Winkowski
    Neurobiology Department, Stanford University Medical Center, 299 Campus Drive West, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, USA
    Neuron 60:698-708. 2008
    ..The coordinated action of these different mechanisms can account for many of the reported effects of spatial attention on neural responses in monkeys and on behavioral performance in humans...
  16. pmc Visual modulation of auditory responses in the owl inferior colliculus
    Joseph F Bergan
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurophysiol 101:2924-33. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Multiple sites of adaptive plasticity in the owl's auditory localization pathway
    William M DeBello
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6853-61. 2004
    ..Because plasticity at both sites has been shown to decline substantially in adults, these results suggest that an age-dependent decrease in auditory map plasticity occurs first in the ICX and later at the higher level, in the OT...
  18. ncbi request reprint Auditory and visual space maps in the cholinergic nucleus isthmi pars parvocellularis of the barn owl
    Kristin A Maczko
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    J Neurosci 26:12799-806. 2006
    ..These findings, combined with the precise pattern of projections from the Ipc to the OT, suggest that the role of the Ipc is to regulate the sensitivity of OT neurons in a space-specific manner...
  19. pmc Stimulus-driven competition in a cholinergic midbrain nucleus
    Ali Asadollahi
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:889-95. 2010
    ..The functional properties of Ipc neurons resembled those of a salience map, a core component in computational models for spatial attention and gaze control...
  20. ncbi request reprint Why seeing is believing: merging auditory and visual worlds
    Ilana B Witten
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Neuron 48:489-96. 2005
    ..We consider candidate neural codes that would enable optimal integration and the implications of optimal integration for perception and plasticity...
  21. pmc Global inhibition and stimulus competition in the owl optic tectum
    Shreesh P Mysore
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosci 30:1727-38. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that this global, cross-modal inhibition, which acts automatically in a bottom-up manner even in sedated animals, is critical to the creation of a map of stimulus salience in the optic tectum...
  22. pmc A Hebbian learning rule mediates asymmetric plasticity in aligning sensory representations
    Ilana B Witten
    Neurobiology Department, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:1067-79. 2008
    ..These same principles would apply not only to the maintenance of spatial registry across input channels, but also to the experience-dependent emergence of aligned representations in developing circuits...
  23. pmc Top-down control of multimodal sensitivity in the barn owl optic tectum
    Daniel E Winkowski
    Stanford University Medical Center, Neurobiology Department, Stanford, California 94305 5125, USA
    J Neurosci 27:13279-91. 2007
    ..This experimental approach provides a means for discovering mechanisms that underlie the top-down regulation of sensory responses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic excitability of cholinergic neurons in the rat parabigeminal nucleus
    C Alex Goddard
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:3486-93. 2007
    ..Ultimately, the spontaneous activity in PBN neurons could be used to modulate cholinergic drive in the superior colliculus in either positive or negative directions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adaptive auditory plasticity in developing and adult animals
    Alex S Keuroghlian
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5125, United States
    Prog Neurobiol 82:109-21. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Gated visual input to the central auditory system
    Yoram Gutfreund
    Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Science 297:1556-9. 2002
    ..Thus, visual spatial information is gated into the auditory system by an inhibitory mechanism that operates at a higher level in the brain...
  27. pmc Auditory-visual fusion in speech perception in children with cochlear implants
    Efrat A Schorr
    Department of Human Development Institute of Child Study, University of Maryland, 3304 Benjamin Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18748-50. 2005
    ..The likelihood of consistent auditory-visual fusion declined with age at implant beyond 2.5 years, suggesting a sensitive period for bimodal integration in speech perception...

Research Grants28

  1. Neural Mechanisms of Visual and Auditory Stimulus Selection
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results from this research will provide crucial information that may help in the development of treatments that can mitigate or remediate the devastating effects of these psychiatric conditions. ..
  2. Mechanisms of Instructed Learning in the Auditory System
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  3. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, the results should teach us much about the normal structure, function and development of the central auditory system. ..
  4. Mechanisms of Instructed Learning in the Auditory System
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  7. Mechanisms of Instructed Learning in the Auditory System
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Mechanisms of Instructed Learning in the Auditory System
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  9. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In addition, the results should teach us much about the normal structure, function and development of the central auditory system. ..
  10. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 1991
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  11. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 1990
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  12. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 1992
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  13. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In addition, the results should teach us much about the normal structure, function and development of the central auditory system. ..
  14. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Neural Mechanisms of Visual and Auditory Stimulus Selection
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results from this research will provide crucial information that may help in the development of treatments that can mitigate or remediate the devastating effects of these psychiatric conditions. ..
  16. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..In addition, the results should teach us much about the normal structure, function and development of the central auditory system. ..
  18. Mechanisms of Instructed Learning in the Auditory System
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. ANALYSIS OF SPACE BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    ERIC KNUDSEN; Fiscal Year: 1993
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