Michael S Beauchamp

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neural substrates of reliability-weighted visual-tactile multisensory integration
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, TX, USA
    Front Syst Neurosci 4:25. 2010
  2. pmc Electrocorticography links human temporoparietal junction to visual perception
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:957-9. 2012
  3. pmc The developmental trajectory of brain-scalp distance from birth through childhood: implications for functional neuroimaging
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24981. 2011
  4. pmc fMRI-Guided transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals that the superior temporal sulcus is a cortical locus of the McGurk effect
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 30:2414-7. 2010
  5. doi Distributed representation of single touches in somatosensory and visual cortex
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3163-71. 2009
  6. ncbi Neural substrates of sound-touch synesthesia after a thalamic lesion
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 28:13696-702. 2008
  7. pmc Touch, sound and vision in human superior temporal sulcus
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Neuroimage 41:1011-20. 2008
  8. ncbi Human MST but not MT responds to tactile stimulation
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 27:8261-7. 2007
  9. pmc Dynamic changes in superior temporal sulcus connectivity during perception of noisy audiovisual speech
    Audrey R Nath
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 31:1704-14. 2011
  10. pmc Neural correlates of interindividual differences in children's audiovisual speech perception
    Audrey R Nath
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 31:13963-71. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Neural Mechanisms of Optimal Multisensory Integration
    Michael S Beauchamp; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Neural substrates of reliability-weighted visual-tactile multisensory integration
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, TX, USA
    Front Syst Neurosci 4:25. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Electrocorticography links human temporoparietal junction to visual perception
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:957-9. 2012
    ..Electrical stimulation of TPJ modified the detectability of low-contrast visual stimuli...
  3. pmc The developmental trajectory of brain-scalp distance from birth through childhood: implications for functional neuroimaging
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24981. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc fMRI-Guided transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals that the superior temporal sulcus is a cortical locus of the McGurk effect
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 30:2414-7. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that the STS plays a critical role in the McGurk effect and auditory-visual integration of speech...
  5. doi Distributed representation of single touches in somatosensory and visual cortex
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3163-71. 2009
    ..MST/STP was able to accurately decode the hand but not the foot of stimulation, supporting the idea of a role for MST/STP in eye-hand coordination...
  6. ncbi Neural substrates of sound-touch synesthesia after a thalamic lesion
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 28:13696-702. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Touch, sound and vision in human superior temporal sulcus
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Neuroimage 41:1011-20. 2008
    ..We conclude that STSms is important for integrating information from the somatosensory as well as the auditory and visual modalities, and could be the human homolog of macaque STP...
  8. ncbi Human MST but not MT responds to tactile stimulation
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 27:8261-7. 2007
    ..These results offer evidence for the existence of somatosensory responses in MST, but not MT, independent of imagery of visual motion...
  9. pmc Dynamic changes in superior temporal sulcus connectivity during perception of noisy audiovisual speech
    Audrey R Nath
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 31:1704-14. 2011
    ..Changes in STS functional connectivity may be an important neural mechanism underlying the perception of noisy speech...
  10. pmc Neural correlates of interindividual differences in children's audiovisual speech perception
    Audrey R Nath
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosci 31:13963-71. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the STS is an important source of interindividual variability in children's audiovisual speech perception...
  11. pmc TMS of posterior parietal cortex disrupts visual tactile multisensory integration
    Siavash Pasalar
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center, 6431 Fannin St Suite G 550, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1783-90. 2010
    ..Activity in this map is likely to be the neural substrate for visual-tactile multisensory integration...
  12. pmc Temporal lobe white matter asymmetry and language laterality in epilepsy patients
    Timothy M Ellmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin St, MSB Suite G550, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neuroimage 49:2033-44. 2010
    ..Given the small sample reported in this preliminary study, future research should assess this method on a larger group of patients, including subjects with bi-hemispheric dominance...
  13. pmc Perceiving electrical stimulation of identified human visual areas
    Dona K Murphey
    Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5389-93. 2009
    ..The similarity between both percept quality and threshold across early and late areas suggests the presence of functional microcircuits that link electrical stimulation with perception...
  14. pmc Neuroimaging with near-infrared spectroscopy demonstrates speech-evoked activity in the auditory cortex of deaf children following cochlear implantation
    Alexander B G Sevy
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Hear Res 270:39-47. 2010
    ..Therefore, NIRS can measure cortical responses in pediatric CI users, and has the potential to be a powerful adjunct to current CI assessment tools...
  15. pmc Multisensory speech perception without the left superior temporal sulcus
    Sarah H Baum
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX, USA
    Neuroimage 62:1825-32. 2012
    ..The simplest explanation of these results is a reorganization of SJ's cortical language networks such that the right STS now subserves multisensory integration of speech...
  16. pmc A neural basis for interindividual differences in the McGurk effect, a multisensory speech illusion
    Audrey R Nath
    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston TX 77030, USA
    Neuroimage 59:781-7. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the left STS is a key locus for interindividual differences in speech perception...
  17. doi Relationships between essential cortical language sites and subcortical pathways
    Timothy M Ellmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:755-66. 2009
    ..In this study the authors used DT imaging-based tractography to examine the interrelationship between cortical areas found to be essential for language by intraoperative electrical stimulation...
  18. pmc Receptive language organization in high-functioning autism
    Richard E Frye
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:231-6. 2009
    ..We discuss common mechanisms that may account for cognitive delays across these developmental disorders...
  19. pmc Surface area accounts for the relation of gray matter volume to reading-related skills and history of dyslexia
    Richard E Frye
    Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:2625-35. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates the importance of examining the separate components of gray matter volume when studying developmental abnormalities...
  20. doi Perception matches selectivity in the human anterior color center
    Dona K Murphey
    Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Biol 18:216-20. 2008
    ..Electrical stimulation of the anterior color center is sufficient to produce the conscious percept of a color whose identity is determined by the selectivity of the stimulated neurons...
  21. ncbi Feeling sounds after a thalamic lesion
    Tony Ro
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005 1892, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:433-41. 2007
    ..We show that the human VL also plays a prominent role in sensory processing...
  22. ncbi Neural basis of visually guided head movements studied with fMRI
    Laurent Petit
    Groupe d Imagerie Neurofonctionnelle, Unité Mixte de Recherche6095, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Commissariat à la Energie Atomique Université de Caen et Université Paris 5, Centre Cyceron, Caen, France
    J Neurophysiol 89:2516-27. 2003
    ..In addition, we provide the first evidence for brain activity associated with vestibular input produced by natural head movements as opposed to invasive caloric or galvanic vestibular stimulation...
  23. ncbi Integration of auditory and visual information about objects in superior temporal sulcus
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
    Neuron 41:809-23. 2004
    ..We suggest that pSTS/MTG is specialized for integrating different types of information both within modalities (e.g., visual form, visual motion) and across modalities (auditory and visual)...
  24. pmc Tactile form and location processing in the human brain
    Robert W Van Boven
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12601-5. 2005
    ..Hence, hemispheric dominance appears to be an organizing principle for cortical processing of tactile form and location...
  25. pmc Dissociation of face-selective cortical responses by attention
    Maura L Furey
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition and Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1065-70. 2006
    ..By contrast, the early, face-specific M170 that was not modulated by attention likely reflects a rapid, feed-forward phase of face-selective processing...
  26. ncbi Grounding object concepts in perception and action: evidence from fMRI studies of tools
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Section on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, 20892 1366 MD, USA
    Cortex 43:461-8. 2007
    ..We describe a simple model that explains how low-level receptive field properties like those known to exist in area MT/V5 could give rise to the high-level category-related representations observed in functional imaging experiments...
  27. ncbi Parallel visual motion processing streams for manipulable objects and human movements
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuron 34:149-59. 2002
    ..Specificity for different types of complex motion (in combination with visual form) may be an organizing principle in lateral temporal cortex...
  28. pmc Statistical criteria in FMRI studies of multisensory integration
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuroinformatics 3:93-113. 2005
    ..Moreover, the importance of examining evoked fMRI responses, whole brain activation maps, maps from multiple individual subjects, and mixed-effect group maps are discussed in the context of selecting statistical criteria...
  29. ncbi See me, hear me, touch me: multisensory integration in lateral occipital-temporal cortex
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 15:145-53. 2005
    ..A patchy organization might also be a neural mechanism for integrating disparate representations within individual sensory modalities, such as representations of visual form and visual motion...
  30. ncbi Unraveling multisensory integration: patchy organization within human STS multisensory cortex
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:1190-2. 2004
    ..These studies suggest a functional architecture in which information from different modalities is brought into close proximity via a patchy distribution of inputs, followed by integration in the intervening cortex...
  31. ncbi FMRI responses to video and point-light displays of moving humans and manipulable objects
    Michael S Beauchamp
    National Institute of Mental Health, LBC, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1366, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:991-1001. 2003
    ..Whereas the STS responded strongly to point-light displays, it showed an even larger response to video displays, suggesting that the STS integrates form, color, and motion information...
  32. ncbi Automatic priming of semantically related words reduces activity in the fusiform gyrus
    Thalia Wheatley
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive MSC 1366, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1871-85. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi Detection of eye movements from fMRI data
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1366, USA
    Magn Reson Med 49:376-80. 2003
    ..7 vs. 75.6, P = 0.001). The assessment of eye movements directly from fMRI data may be especially useful for retrospective and meta-analyses...
  34. ncbi Simplified intersubject averaging on the cortical surface using SUMA
    Brenna D Argall
    Graduate Program, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:14-27. 2006
    ..The tools for performing AC-PC surface averaging are implemented and freely available in the SUMA software package...

Research Grants1

  1. Neural Mechanisms of Optimal Multisensory Integration
    Michael S Beauchamp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will use functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in normal human subjects to study the organization and operation of the brain during multisensory integration. ..