Christine E Collins

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neuron densities vary across and within cortical areas in primates
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15927-32. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Distribution across cortical areas of neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in new world monkeys
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 285:619-27. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Variability in neuron densities across the cortical sheet in primates
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 78:37-50. 2011
  4. pmc Geometric morphometrics defines shape differences in the cortical area map of C57BL/6J and DBA/2J inbred mice
    David C Airey
    Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Neurosci 7:63. 2006
  5. pmc Optical imaging of visually evoked responses in the middle temporal area after deactivation of primary visual cortex in adult primates
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:5594-9. 2005
  6. pmc Large-scale reorganization in the somatosensory cortex and thalamus after sensory loss in macaque monkeys
    Neeraj Jain
    National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Haryana 122050, India, and Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Neurosci 28:11042-60. 2008
  7. pmc Unequal representation of cardinal vs. oblique orientations in the middle temporal visual area
    Xiangmin Xu
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17490-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and functional organization of somatosensory areas of the lateral fissure of the New World titi monkey (Callicebus moloch)
    Jacques Olivier Coq
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Comp Neurol 476:363-87. 2004
  9. pmc Functional organization of motor cortex of adult macaque monkeys is altered by sensory loss in infancy
    Hui Xin Qi
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3192-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Responses of neurons in the middle temporal visual area after long-standing lesions of the primary visual cortex in adult new world monkeys
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Neurosci 23:2251-64. 2003

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Publications25

  1. pmc Neuron densities vary across and within cortical areas in primates
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15927-32. 2010
    ..Thus, cortical architecture varies greatly within and across primate species, but cell density is greater in cortex devoted to the early stages of sensory processing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Distribution across cortical areas of neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in new world monkeys
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 285:619-27. 2005
    ..Five, few labeled neurons were in auditory or somatosensory areas. The results indicate that cortical inputs to the superior colliculus originate predominantly from early visual areas rather than from multimodal or visuomotor areas...
  3. doi request reprint Variability in neuron densities across the cortical sheet in primates
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 78:37-50. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Geometric morphometrics defines shape differences in the cortical area map of C57BL/6J and DBA/2J inbred mice
    David C Airey
    Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Neurosci 7:63. 2006
    ..Here we use a novel application of established methods of two-dimensional geometric morphometrics to examine shape differences in the cortical area maps of these inbred strains...
  5. pmc Optical imaging of visually evoked responses in the middle temporal area after deactivation of primary visual cortex in adult primates
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Wilson Hall, 111 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:5594-9. 2005
    ..Thus, a significant pathway based on the superior colliculus was not demonstrated...
  6. pmc Large-scale reorganization in the somatosensory cortex and thalamus after sensory loss in macaque monkeys
    Neeraj Jain
    National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Haryana 122050, India, and Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Neurosci 28:11042-60. 2008
    ..A comparison of the extents of deafferentation across the monkeys shows that even if the dorsal column lesion is partial, preserving most of the hand representation, it is sufficient to induce an expansion of the face representation...
  7. pmc Unequal representation of cardinal vs. oblique orientations in the middle temporal visual area
    Xiangmin Xu
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17490-5. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and functional organization of somatosensory areas of the lateral fissure of the New World titi monkey (Callicebus moloch)
    Jacques Olivier Coq
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Comp Neurol 476:363-87. 2004
    ..The present study demonstrates features of somatosensory cortex of other monkeys in titi monkeys, while revealing additional features that likely apply to other primates...
  9. pmc Functional organization of motor cortex of adult macaque monkeys is altered by sensory loss in infancy
    Hui Xin Qi
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3192-7. 2010
    ..Incomplete lesions and bilateral lesions produced fewer abnormalities. The results suggest that the development of normal motor cortex maps in M1 depends on sensory feedback from somatosensory maps...
  10. ncbi request reprint Responses of neurons in the middle temporal visual area after long-standing lesions of the primary visual cortex in adult new world monkeys
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Neurosci 23:2251-64. 2003
    ..Additionally, remaining V1 inputs have only a limited capacity to expand their activation territory into deprived portions of MT...
  11. pmc Cortical connections of the visual pulvinar complex in prosimian galagos (Otolemur garnetti)
    Peiyan Wong
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Comp Neurol 517:493-511. 2009
    ..In addition, the cortical projections of PI nuclei are more widespread than those in monkeys. Thus, the pulvinar nuclei in prosimian primates and anthropoid primates have evolved along somewhat different paths...
  12. pmc Epileptic baboons have lower numbers of neurons in specific areas of cortex
    Nicole A Young
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:19107-12. 2013
    ..Whether or not the reduction of neurons is a cause or an effect of seizures needs further investigation. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Overview of the visual system of Tarsius
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 287:1013-25. 2005
    ..These adaptive specializations may together account for the unique nocturnal predatory requirements of tarsiers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reappraisal of DL/V4 boundaries based on connectivity patterns of dorsolateral visual cortex in macaques
    Iwona Stepniewska
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:809-22. 2005
    ..The results revealed contrasting and transitional connection patterns for four regions of the dorsolateral visual cortex, and they provided evidence for the locations of dorsal and rostroventral borders of the DL/V4 complex...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anatomic and functional reorganization of somatosensory cortex in mature primates after peripheral nerve and spinal cord injury
    Jon H Kaas
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Adv Neurol 93:87-95. 2003
  16. pmc Use of flow cytometry for high-throughput cell population estimates in brain tissue
    Nicole A Young
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA
    Front Neuroanat 6:27. 2012
    ..The advantages of the flow fractionator over existing methods are improved precision of cell number estimates and improved speed of analysis...
  17. pmc Variation in the cortical area map of C57BL/6J and DBA/2J inbred mice predicts strain identity
    David C Airey
    Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:18. 2005
    ..Complete cortical hemispheres from adult mice were dissected and stained for the cytochrome oxidase enzyme in order to measure histochemically defined cortical areas...
  18. pmc Cellular scaling rules for primate brains
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3562-7. 2007
    ..As a consequence of the linear cellular scaling rules, primate brains have a larger number of neurons than rodent brains of similar size, presumably endowing them with greater computational power and cognitive abilities...
  19. pmc Optical imaging of visually evoked responses in prosimian primates reveals conserved features of the middle temporal visual area
    Xiangmin Xu
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:2566-71. 2004
    ..As optical imaging has revealed similar features in MT of New World monkeys, MT appears to have retained these basic features of organization for at least the 60 million years since the divergence of prosimian and simian primates...
  20. doi request reprint Faster scaling of auditory neurons in cortical areas relative to subcortical structures in primate brains
    Peiyan Wong
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 81:209-18. 2013
    ..7%. However, the Ac gains neurons faster than both subcortical structures examined. As a result, larger primate brains have increased ratios of cortical to subcortical neurons involved in processing auditory information. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint The organization of somatosensory cortex in anthropoid primates
    Jon H Kaas
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Adv Neurol 93:57-67. 2003
  22. pmc A rapid and reliable method of counting neurons and other cells in brain tissue: a comparison of flow cytometry and manual counting methods
    Christine E Collins
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, TN, USA
    Front Neuroanat 4:5. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Cell and neuron densities in the primary motor cortex of primates
    Nicole A Young
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, USA
    Front Neural Circuits 7:30. 2013
    ..The most lateral regions of M1 that correspond to face and hand movement representations, are more neuron dense relative to medial locations in M1, which suggests differences in cortical circuitry within movement zones...
  24. pmc The basic nonuniformity of the cerebral cortex
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12593-8. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The genitals and gluteal skin are represented lateral to the foot in anterior parietal somatosensory cortex of macaques
    Yvonne Rothemund
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Somatosens Mot Res 19:302-15. 2002
    ..The receptive fields on the trunk were roughly the same size as those for the middle and lower trunk and slightly smaller on the upper trunk...