Klaus Peter Hoffmann

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optokinetic deficits in albino ferrets (Mustela putorius furo): a behavioral and electrophysiological study
    Klaus Peter Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Postfach 102148, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:4061-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Directional effect of inactivation of the nucleus of the optic tract on optokinetic nystagmus in the cat
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Postfach 102148, D 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Vision Res 41:3389-98. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Directional asymmetry of neurons in cortical areas MT and MST projecting to the NOT-DTN in macaques
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 87:2113-23. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Optokinetic reflex in squirrel monkeys after long-term monocular deprivation
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 10:1136-44. 1998
  5. doi request reprint Visual response properties of neurons in cortical areas MT and MST projecting to the dorsolateral pontine nucleus or the nucleus of the optic tract in macaque monkeys
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:411-23. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Somatosensory-motor neuronal activity in the superior colliculus of the primate
    Attila Nagy
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, ND 7 67, Ruhr University of Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Neuron 52:525-34. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences between cation-chloride co-transporter functions in the visual cortex of pigmented and albino rats
    Gleb Barmashenko
    General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 21:1189-95. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Visual selectivity for heading in monkey area MST
    Frank Bremmer
    Allg Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 200:51-60. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of visual localization and perisaccadic mislocalization
    Bart Krekelberg
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Neuron 37:537-45. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Cortical processing of saccade-related efference copy signals in patients with cerebellar lesion
    Jutta Peterburs
    Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitaetsstrasse 150, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 37:804-15. 2013

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Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint Optokinetic deficits in albino ferrets (Mustela putorius furo): a behavioral and electrophysiological study
    Klaus Peter Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Postfach 102148, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:4061-9. 2004
    ..Thus, the defect rendering albino ferrets optokinetically nonresponsive is located in the visual pathway subserving the OKR, namely in or before the NOT-DTN, and not in oculomotor centers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Directional effect of inactivation of the nucleus of the optic tract on optokinetic nystagmus in the cat
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Postfach 102148, D 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Vision Res 41:3389-98. 2001
    ..After bilateral NOT-DTN inactivation, OKN can only be elicited in a narrow range of upward directions. These data indicate that the NOT-DTN is the only source to drive the horizontal component of OKN...
  3. ncbi request reprint Directional asymmetry of neurons in cortical areas MT and MST projecting to the NOT-DTN in macaques
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 87:2113-23. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the functional grouping of cortical output as an organizational principle for specific motor responses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Optokinetic reflex in squirrel monkeys after long-term monocular deprivation
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 10:1136-44. 1998
    ..These results are discussed in relation to our previous results in cats and reports in the literature for humans with occlusion amblyopia...
  5. doi request reprint Visual response properties of neurons in cortical areas MT and MST projecting to the dorsolateral pontine nucleus or the nucleus of the optic tract in macaque monkeys
    K P Hoffmann
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:411-23. 2009
    ..These results are discussed in terms of specification of cortico-subcortical connections and with regard to pathways underlying slow eye movements in different visuomotor behaviours...
  6. ncbi request reprint Somatosensory-motor neuronal activity in the superior colliculus of the primate
    Attila Nagy
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, ND 7 67, Ruhr University of Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Neuron 52:525-34. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences between cation-chloride co-transporter functions in the visual cortex of pigmented and albino rats
    Gleb Barmashenko
    General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 21:1189-95. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in relation to functional alterations in the albino visual system...
  8. doi request reprint Visual selectivity for heading in monkey area MST
    Frank Bremmer
    Allg Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 200:51-60. 2010
    ..About half of the cells compensated for such distortion and kept the same heading selectivity in both cases. Our results strongly support the notion of an involvement of area MST in the computation of heading...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of visual localization and perisaccadic mislocalization
    Bart Krekelberg
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Neuron 37:537-45. 2003
    ..This challenges the assumption in many psychophysical studies that the perisaccadic retinal position signal is veridical...
  10. doi request reprint Cortical processing of saccade-related efference copy signals in patients with cerebellar lesion
    Jutta Peterburs
    Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitaetsstrasse 150, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 37:804-15. 2013
    ..The present study extends previous findings on the neural underpinnings of saccadic updating and further elucidates the mechanisms underlying cerebellar predictive motor control...
  11. doi request reprint Role of the rostral superior colliculus in gaze anchoring during reach movements
    Vicente Reyes-Puerta
    Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 103:3153-66. 2010
    ..These results identify the rSC as a neural substrate sufficient for gaze anchoring during natural reaching movements, placing its activity at the core of the neural system dedicated to eye-hand coordination...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chromatic sensitivity of neurones in area MT of the anaesthetised macaque monkey compared to human motion perception
    Igor Riecansky
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 167:504-25. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that areas MT and MST may not be involved in the processing of chromatic motion, but effects of central anaesthesia and/or the existence of intra- and inter-species differences must also be considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint Arm movement and gap as factors influencing the reaction time of the second saccade in a double-step task
    Lars Lunenburger
    Allg Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 17:2481-91. 2003
    ..The response time for the eyes was about 30% of the response time of the hand. We argue that the observed effects reflect the coordination of eye and hand movement to allow a precise and efficient reaching behaviour...
  14. pmc Selectivity of macaque ventral intraparietal area (area VIP) for smooth pursuit eye movements
    Anja Schlack
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    J Physiol 551:551-61. 2003
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Development of chloride homeostasis in albino and pigmented rat visual cortex neurons
    Dmitry Diykov
    International Graduate School of Neuroscience, General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Neuroreport 19:595-8. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Updating of visual space across horizontal saccades in cerebellar and thalamic lesion patients
    Jutta Peterburs
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitaetsstrasse 150, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Cerebellum 12:1-15. 2013
    ..This finding suggests that cerebellar damage altered the neural processes underlying saccadic updating in a perceptual context without causing overt behavioural deficits...
  17. pmc Blocking retinal chloride co-transporters KCC2 and NKCC: impact on direction selective ON and OFF responses in the rat's nucleus of the optic tract
    Katharina Spoida
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e44724. 2012
    ..On top of the well established input from ON center direction selective ganglion cells we could demonstrate an equally effective input from the retinal OFF system to the NOT-DTN...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interaction of linear vestibular and visual stimulation in the macaque ventral intraparietal area (VIP)
    Anja Schlack
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 16:1877-86. 2002
    ..These heterogeneous responses to unimodal and bimodal stimulation might be used to prevent misjudgements about self- and/or object-motion, which could be caused by relying on information of one sensory modality alone...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neural activity in the primate superior colliculus and saccadic reaction times in double-step experiments
    Lars Lunenburger
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 142:91-107. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Responses to moving visual stimuli in pretectal neurons of the small-spotted dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula)
    Olivia Andrea Masseck
    Deptartment of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitatsstr 150, ND 7 31, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 99:200-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the recorded direction-selective neurons in the Cgl are plausible detectors for retinal slip created by body rotations in all directions...
  21. pmc Altered error processing following vascular thalamic damage: evidence from an antisaccade task
    Jutta Peterburs
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e21517. 2011
    ..Furthermore early error processing based on internal information may contribute to error awareness which was reduced in the patients...
  22. pmc Sensitivity of the goldfish motion detection system revealed by incoherent random dot stimuli: comparison of behavioural and neuronal data
    Olivia Andrea Masseck
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e9461. 2010
    ..In contrast to mammals cortical pathways that might influence motion detection abilities of the optokinetic system are missing in teleost fish...
  23. doi request reprint Sensitivity to relative disparity in early visual cortex of pigmented and albino ferrets
    C Kalberlah
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Postfach 102148, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 192:379-89. 2009
    ..In albino ferrets, only 8% of the neurons in the early visual cortex displayed some sort of disparity-dependent binocular interactions, but none could be clearly identified as relative disparity-coding neuron...
  24. ncbi request reprint Decision-related activity in the macaque dorsal visual pathway
    A Thiele
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 11:2044-58. 1999
    ..However, it was nonsignificant at high stimulus contrast. Our data suggest that activity reduction on error trials is due to lack of attention in association with stimulus expectation...
  25. doi request reprint Magnetic field perception in the rainbow trout Oncorynchus mykiss: magnetite mediated, light dependent or both?
    Jens Hellinger
    Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 198:593-605. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Visual pathway for the optokinetic reflex in infant macaque monkeys
    Claudia Distler
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:17659-68. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Contrast independence of cardinal preference: stable oblique effect in orientation maps of ferret visual cortex
    Agnieszka Grabska-Barwinska
    Cognitive Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:1258-70. 2009
    ..Thus, a stable layout of the functional architecture dedicated to processing oriented edges seems to reflect a fundamental coding strategy of the early visual cortex...
  28. doi request reprint Neuronal firing rate, inter-neuron correlation and synchrony in area MT are correlated with directional choices during stimulus and reward expectation
    A Thiele
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 188:559-77. 2008
    ..Changing task constraints in the course of a single trial thus determines how neurons in sensory areas contribute to decision making...
  29. ncbi request reprint Altered processing of corollary discharge in thalamic lesion patients
    Christian Bellebaum
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University of Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2375-88. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that integration of corollary discharge and motor information occurs directly before the second saccade in a double-step task...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cortical projections to the nucleus of the optic tract and dorsal terminal nucleus and to the dorsolateral pontine nucleus in macaques: a dual retrograde tracing study
    Claudia Distler
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Comp Neurol 444:144-58. 2002
    ..Only a small percentage of the projection neurons bifurcate to supply both targets. These findings are discussed in relation to the optokinetic and the smooth pursuit system...
  31. doi request reprint Private lines of cortical visual information to the nucleus of the optic tract and dorsolateral pontine nucleus
    Claudia Distler
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 171:363-8. 2008
    ..Only a small percentage of the projection neurons bifurcate to supply both targets. These findings are discussed in relation to the effects of cortical lesions on the optokinetic and smooth pursuit system...
  32. ncbi request reprint Optokinetic nystagmus in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina)
    Frederike D Hanke
    University of Bochum, General Zoology and Neurobiology, ND 7 31, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Vision Res 48:304-15. 2008
    ..Monocularly stimulated, the seal displayed a symmetrical OKN with slightly stronger responses to leftward moving stimuli, and, surprisingly, a symmetrical OKN was found in the vertical domain...
  33. ncbi request reprint Temporal relation of population activity in visual areas MT/MST and in primary motor cortex during visually guided tracking movements
    Wolfgang Kruse
    Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Universitatsstr 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 12:466-76. 2002
    ..Despite this co-activation in both modalities, we failed to observe any significant synchronization between areas MT/MST and M1...
  34. pmc Neural dynamics of saccadic suppression
    Frank Bremmer
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:12374-83. 2009
    ..This clearly shows that the suppression is not just a consequence of the changes in visual input during the eye movement but rather must involve a process that actively modulates neural activity just before a saccade...
  35. ncbi request reprint Deficits of visual motion perception and optokinetic nystagmus after posterior suprasylvian lesions in the ferret (Mustela putorius furo)
    D Hupfeld
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, Universitaetsstr 150, ND 7 31, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 182:509-23. 2007
    ..These results indicate that area PSS is crucial for global motion processing in the ferret and in that sense may be functionally equivalent to PMLS in the cat and area MT in the monkey...
  36. pmc Elevated intracellular chloride level in albino visual cortex neurons is mediated by Na-K-Cl co-transporter
    Dmitry Diykov
    International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, FNO 01 114 Universitätsstr 150, 44801, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 9:57. 2008
    ..However albino visual cortex neurons don't show a corresponding decrease in intracellular chloride concentration during development of the visual system as compared to pigmented animals...
  37. doi request reprint Influence of task predictability on the activity of neurons in the rostral superior colliculus during double-step saccades
    Vicente Reyes-Puerta
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 101:3199-211. 2009
    ..With these results we show that top-down processes such as predictability are imposed on the activity of neurons in the rostral pole of the primate SC...
  38. ncbi request reprint Target selection in eye-hand coordination: Do we reach to where we look or do we look to where we reach?
    Annette Horstmann
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitatsstrasse 150, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 167:187-95. 2005
    ..Thus, we look to where we have already selected to grasp. These findings provide evidence that in a coordinated movement of eyes and arm the control of gaze is a means to an end, namely a tool to conduct the arm movement properly...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fast gamma oscillations in areas MT and MST occur during visual stimulation, but not during visually guided manual tracking
    Wolfgang Kruse
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, ND7, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 147:360-73. 2002
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Electrophysiological correlates of inter- and intrahemispheric saccade-related updating of visual space
    Jutta Peterburs
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitaetsstrasse 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 216:496-504. 2011
    ..In accordance with previous work, this relative positivity is thought to reflect sensory memory, whereas the earlier negative deflection can be more directly linked to the updating process itself...
  41. ncbi request reprint Morphological changes in the neuronal substrate for the optokinetic reflex in albino ferrets
    I Telkes
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, , Germany
    Exp Brain Res 140:345-56. 2001
    ..Taken together with behavioural and physiological data, these findings indicate that the NOT-DTN as the main visuomotor interface in the optokinetic system is clearly defective in albino ferrets...
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of arm movements on saccades in humans
    L Lunenburger
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 12:4107-16. 2000
    ..These results are discussed in the light of recent findings from our laboratory on saccade- and reach-related neurons in the superior colliculus of macaque monkeys...
  43. ncbi request reprint Responses to continuously changing optic flow in area MST
    M Paolini
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr University Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 84:730-43. 2000
    ..Information about ego-motion three-dimensional paths through the environment may either be processed at the population level in MST or in other cortical areas...
  44. ncbi request reprint Visual direction-selective neurons in the pretectum of the rainbow trout
    Matthias Klar
    Department Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Brain Res Bull 57:431-3. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the control of horizontal and vertical OKN might not segregate into different nuclei in fish...
  45. ncbi request reprint Development of the optokinetic system in macaque monkeys
    C Distler
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Vision Res 39:3909-19. 1999
    ..At lower stimulus velocities (10-20 degrees/s) OKN was largely symmetrical at 2-5 weeks of age. At higher stimulus velocities (40 degrees/s) symmetry was reached at about 12 weeks of age or even much later (80-120 degrees/s)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dendritic morphology of projection neurons in the cat pretectum
    M Schmidt
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat, Bochum, Germany
    J Comp Neurol 369:520-32. 1996
    ..Thus, the morphological appearance of neurons located dorsally predominantly was fusiform while neurons located ventrally mostly were multipolar...
  47. ncbi request reprint Linear vestibular self-motion signals in monkey medial superior temporal area
    F Bremmer
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 871:272-81. 1999
    ..The remaining 25% (5/20) preferred directions that were antialigned. Our results provide strong evidence that neurons in the MST area are at least in part involved in the processing of self-motion...
  48. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a directional selective inhibitory input from the medial terminal nucleus to the pretectal nuclear complex in the rat
    M Schmidt
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 10:1533-43. 1998
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The role of V5 (hMT+) in visually guided hand movements: an fMRI study
    C Oreja-Guevara
    Department of Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, ND 7 Postfach 102148, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 19:3113-20. 2004
    ..Because activity was increased in V5 (hMT+) during continuous tracking but not during ballistic tracking as compared to motion perception, it has a pivotal role during the visual control of forelimb movements as well...
  50. ncbi request reprint Visual responses of neurons from areas V1 and MT in a monkey with late onset strabismus: a case study
    A Thiele
    Allg Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Vision Res 37:853-63. 1997
    ..The data are discussed with respect to possible suppressive mechanisms helping to prevent double vision in strabismus and in binocular rivalry...
  51. ncbi request reprint The role of the human thalamus in processing corollary discharge
    C Bellebaum
    Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University of Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Brain 128:1139-54. 2005
    ..The results provide evidence for a thalamic involvement in the processing of corollary discharge information in humans, with a potential role of both the VL and MD nuclei...
  52. ncbi request reprint Development of the optokinetic response in macaques: a comparison with cat and man
    C Distler
    Allgemeine Zoologie Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1004:10-8. 2003
    ..As the cortical projection matures, it gains more and more influence upon the response properties of retinal slip neurons in the NOT-DTN, and the retinal influence gradually decreases...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cortical input to the nucleus of the optic tract and dorsal terminal nucleus (NOT-DTN) in macaques: a retrograde tracing study
    C Distler
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Postfach 102148, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 11:572-80. 2001
    ..Clearly the projection to the NOT-DTN does not arise from a single cortical area...
  54. doi request reprint Neuronal activity in the superior colliculus related to saccade initiation during coordinated gaze-reach movements
    Vicente Reyes-Puerta
    Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitatsstr 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 34:1966-82. 2011
    ..In sum, our results extend the role of the SC in saccade initiation to coordinated gaze-reach movements, identifying its activity as an important part of the distributed neural system for eye-hand coordination...
  55. ncbi request reprint Mental rotation and rotational invariance in the Rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta)
    Christian Kohler
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Bochum, Deutschland
    Brain Behav Evol 66:158-66. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that two separately evolved information processing systems may be coexisting to a certain extent in species with correspondingly overlapping ecological demands...
  56. doi request reprint Multigene phylogenetic analysis of Lygodactylus dwarf geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
    Beate Röll
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:327-35. 2010
    ..Though Africa is currently the main centre of diversity of Lygodactylus, our data suggest that the most parsimonious scenario would be a Madagascan origin, one dispersal to Africa, and one back to Madagascar...
  57. doi request reprint Magnetic field perception in the rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss
    Jens Hellinger
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:873-9. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the study demonstrates magnetosensation in different developmental stages in the rainbow trout, i.e. juvenile and adult fish...
  58. pmc Contribution of inhibitory mechanisms to direction selectivity and response normalization in macaque middle temporal area
    A Thiele
    Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:9810-5. 2004
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Direct projections from the dorsal premotor cortex to the superior colliculus in the macaque (macaca mulatta)
    Claudia Distler
    Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44780, Bochum, Germany
    J Comp Neurol 523:2390-408. 2015
    ..The PMD-SC projection assists in the participation of the SC in the skeletomotor system and provides the PMd with a parallel path to elicit forelimb movements...
  60. doi request reprint Retinal ganglion cells projecting to the accessory optic system in optokinetic blind albinotic rats are direction-selective
    Martin Krause
    Allgemeine Zoologie and Neurobiologie, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 40:2274-82. 2014
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Comparative neurobiology of the optokinetic reflex
    Olivia Andrea Masseck
    Department of General Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1164:430-9. 2009
    ..Different hypotheses concerning the evolution of this asymmetry or symmetry in monocular horizontal OKR are discussed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Persistent ocular motor disturbances in migraine without aura
    T Wieser
    Department of Neurology, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Strasse 40, D 06097 Halle Saale, Germany
    Neurol Sci 25:8-12. 2004
    ..This is consistent with previous studies indicating an important role of the brain stem in generating migraine attacks...
  63. ncbi request reprint A possible role of the superior colliculus in eye-hand coordination
    L Lunenburger
    Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Universitatsstr 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 134:109-25. 2001
    ..Two psychophysical experiments with healthy human subjects show possible behavioral correlates of an interaction between these reach neurons and visuomotor neurons within the SC...
  64. ncbi request reprint An exact method to quantify the information transmitted by different mechanisms of correlational coding
    G Pola
    Department of Psychology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, The Henry Wellcome Building For Neuroecology, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Network 14:35-60. 2003
    ..We demonstrate that it constitutes a reliable tool to determine the role of cross-correlated activity in stimulus coding even when high firing rate data (such as multi-unit recordings) are considered...