Shaowen Bao

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Progressive degradation and subsequent refinement of acoustic representations in the adult auditory cortex
    Shaowen Bao
    Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0732, USA
    J Neurosci 23:10765-75. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Early experience impairs perceptual discrimination
    Yoon K Han
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, 210X Barker Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:1191-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Temporal plasticity in the primary auditory cortex induced by operant perceptual learning
    Shaowen Bao
    Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0732, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:974-81. 2004
  4. pmc Pulsed noise experience disrupts complex sound representations
    Michele N Insanally
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:2611-7. 2010
  5. pmc Feature-dependent sensitive periods in the development of complex sound representation
    Michele N Insanally
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 29:5456-62. 2009
  6. pmc Perceptual and neuronal boundary learned from higher-order stimulus probabilities
    Hania Köver
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 33:3699-705. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Critical period window for spectral tuning defined in the primary auditory cortex (A1) in the rat
    Etienne de Villers-Sidani
    W M Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Coleman Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosci 27:180-9. 2007
  8. pmc Disruption of primary auditory cortex by synchronous auditory inputs during a critical period
    Li I Zhang
    Keck Center of Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0732, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2309-14. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Homeostatic mechanisms and treatment of tinnitus
    Sungchil Yang
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 31:99-108. 2013
  10. pmc Development of spectral and temporal response selectivity in the auditory cortex
    Edward F Chang
    Coleman Memorial Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16460-5. 2005

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Progressive degradation and subsequent refinement of acoustic representations in the adult auditory cortex
    Shaowen Bao
    Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0732, USA
    J Neurosci 23:10765-75. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Early experience impairs perceptual discrimination
    Yoon K Han
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, 210X Barker Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:1191-7. 2007
    ..These results indicate that early experience shapes sensory perception. The same plasticity processes may be important in optimizing phonemic representations in humans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Temporal plasticity in the primary auditory cortex induced by operant perceptual learning
    Shaowen Bao
    Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0732, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:974-81. 2004
    ..We conclude that this auditory perceptual learning results in improvements in temporal processing, which may be mediated by enhanced cortical response dynamics...
  4. pmc Pulsed noise experience disrupts complex sound representations
    Michele N Insanally
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:2611-7. 2010
    ..The different effects induced here by pulsed noise and previously by FM sweeps further indicate that plasticity in cortical complex sound representations is specific to the sensory input...
  5. pmc Feature-dependent sensitive periods in the development of complex sound representation
    Michele N Insanally
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 29:5456-62. 2009
    ..These results indicate that cortical representations of different acoustic features are shaped by complex sounds in a series of distinct sensitive periods...
  6. pmc Perceptual and neuronal boundary learned from higher-order stimulus probabilities
    Hania Köver
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Neurosci 33:3699-705. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that early experience-dependent cortical reorganization may mediate perceptual changes through statistical learning of the sensory input...
  7. ncbi request reprint Critical period window for spectral tuning defined in the primary auditory cortex (A1) in the rat
    Etienne de Villers-Sidani
    W M Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Coleman Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosci 27:180-9. 2007
    ..We also found that postnatal sound exposure in this epoch led to striking alterations in the cortical representation of sound intensity...
  8. pmc Disruption of primary auditory cortex by synchronous auditory inputs during a critical period
    Li I Zhang
    Keck Center of Integrative Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0732, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2309-14. 2002
    ..Thus, patterned auditory inputs appear to play a crucial role in shaping neuronal processing/decoding circuits in the primary auditory cortex during a critical period...
  9. doi request reprint Homeostatic mechanisms and treatment of tinnitus
    Sungchil Yang
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 31:99-108. 2013
    ..We propose to treat tinnitus through novel strategies of sensory training and targeted pharmacological intervention to reverse the homeostatic changes induced by hearing loss...
  10. pmc Development of spectral and temporal response selectivity in the auditory cortex
    Edward F Chang
    Coleman Memorial Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, W M Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0444, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16460-5. 2005
    ..They were subsequently renormalized when animals were returned to standard housing conditions as adults...
  11. pmc Selective increase in representations of sounds repeated at an ethological rate
    Heesoo Kim
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurosci 29:5163-9. 2009
    ..Furthermore, our results indicate that spectral and temporal plasticity can be separately engaged depending on the statistical properties of the input stimuli...
  12. pmc Suppression of cortical representation through backward conditioning
    Shaowen Bao
    Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1405-8. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Distributed representation of perceptual categories in the auditory cortex
    Heesoo Kim
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Comput Neurosci 24:277-90. 2008
    ..These results indicate that enlarged stimulus representations in the sensory cortex may be a mechanism for categorical perceptual learning...
  14. pmc Homeostatic plasticity drives tinnitus perception in an animal model
    Sungchil Yang
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:14974-9. 2011
    ..Enhancing sensory input through map reorganization may plausibly alleviate phantom sensation...
  15. pmc Optogenetic activation of an inhibitory network enhances feedforward functional connectivity in auditory cortex
    Liberty S Hamilton
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Neuron 80:1066-76. 2013
    ..Functionally, it may preferentially enhance the contribution of bottom-up sensory inputs to perception...
  16. pmc Experience-dependent overrepresentation of ultrasonic vocalization frequencies in the rat primary auditory cortex
    Heesoo Kim
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
    J Neurophysiol 110:1087-96. 2013
    ..These results indicate that natural sensory experience causes large-scale cortical map reorganization and improves representations of species-specific vocalizations. ..
  17. pmc Cerebellar cortical inhibition and classical eyeblink conditioning
    Shaowen Bao
    Neuroscience Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:1592-7. 2002
    ..Together, these results suggest that different aspects of the memories for eyeblink CRs are encoded in the cerebellar cortex and the cerebellar deep nuclei...