W Singer

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Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dynamic formation of functional networks by synchronization
    Wolf Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Department of Neurophysiology, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Neuron 69:191-3. 2011
  2. pmc Neural synchrony in cortical networks: history, concept and current status
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Front Integr Neurosci 3:17. 2009
  3. pmc Separate cortical stages in amodal completion revealed by functional magnetic resonance adaptation
    Sarah Weigelt
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr, 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 8:70. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Consciousness and the binding problem
    W Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 929:123-46. 2001
  5. pmc Understanding the brain. How can our intuition fail so fundamentally when it comes to studying the organ to which it owes its existence?
    Wolf Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    EMBO Rep 8:S16-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Time as coding space?
    W Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 9:189-94. 1999
  7. pmc Distributed processing and temporal codes in neuronal networks
    Wolf Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt M, Germany
    Cogn Neurodyn 3:189-96. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Surround modulation of neuronal responses in V1 is as stable over time as responses to direct stimulation of receptive fields
    Sergiu P Paşca
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cortex 46:1199-203. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic signals correlate tightly with synchronized gamma oscillations
    Jörn Niessing
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, 60528 Frankfurt M, Germany
    Science 309:948-51. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Neuroelectromagnetic correlates of perceptual closure processes
    Christine Grützner
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 30:8342-52. 2010

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Publications83

  1. doi request reprint Dynamic formation of functional networks by synchronization
    Wolf Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Department of Neurophysiology, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Neuron 69:191-3. 2011
    ..In this issue of Neuron, Hipp et al. provide supportive evidence by analyzing EEG signals associated with an ambiguous audiovisual discrimination task...
  2. pmc Neural synchrony in cortical networks: history, concept and current status
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Front Integr Neurosci 3:17. 2009
    ..We conclude this paper with suggestions for further research as well as with critical issues that need to be addressed in future studies...
  3. pmc Separate cortical stages in amodal completion revealed by functional magnetic resonance adaptation
    Sarah Weigelt
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr, 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 8:70. 2007
    ..The goal of our study was to investigate both stages of the completion process by localizing both brain regions involved in processing the physical features of the stimulus as well as brain regions representing the completed stimulus...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consciousness and the binding problem
    W Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 929:123-46. 2001
    ....
  5. pmc Understanding the brain. How can our intuition fail so fundamentally when it comes to studying the organ to which it owes its existence?
    Wolf Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    EMBO Rep 8:S16-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Time as coding space?
    W Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 9:189-94. 1999
    ..In principle, this provides the option to encode information not only in the amplitude of neuronal responses but also in the precise temporal relations between the discharges of distributed neurons...
  7. pmc Distributed processing and temporal codes in neuronal networks
    Wolf Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt M, Germany
    Cogn Neurodyn 3:189-96. 2009
    ..Evidence will also be provided that disturbances of temporal coding mechanisms are likely to be one of the pathophysiological mechanisms in schizophrenia...
  8. doi request reprint Surround modulation of neuronal responses in V1 is as stable over time as responses to direct stimulation of receptive fields
    Sergiu P Paşca
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cortex 46:1199-203. 2010
    ..The results support the notion that the mechanisms of surround modulation exhibit a high degree of stability and play an important role in the modulation of cortical responses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic signals correlate tightly with synchronized gamma oscillations
    Jörn Niessing
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, 60528 Frankfurt M, Germany
    Science 309:948-51. 2005
    ..These oscillations increase with the synchrony of synaptic events, which suggests a close correlation between hemodynamic responses and neuronal synchronization...
  10. doi request reprint Neuroelectromagnetic correlates of perceptual closure processes
    Christine Grützner
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 30:8342-52. 2010
    ..Later, at the moment of perceptual closure, inferior temporal cortex areas specialized for the perceived object are activated, i.e., the fusiform gyrus related to face processing for Mooney stimuli...
  11. pmc Synchronization dynamics in response to plaid stimuli in monkey V1
    Bruss Lima
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 20:1556-73. 2010
    ..Overall, our results suggest that the functional architecture of the cortex is a major determinant of the neuronal synchronization dynamics in V1...
  12. doi request reprint Measuring sub-millisecond delays in spiking activity with millisecond time-bins
    Martha N Havenith
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 450:296-300. 2009
    ..5ms. The results suggest that preferably, one should use CCHs with approximately 1ms binning even when investigating differences in delays considerably smaller than 1ms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Visuomotor integration is associated with zero time-lag synchronization among cortical areas
    P R Roelfsema
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Nature 385:157-61. 1997
    ..During reward and inter-trial episodes, zero-time-lag synchrony was lost and replaced by interactions exhibiting large and unsystematic time lags...
  14. pmc A small world of neuronal synchrony
    Shan Yu
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 18:2891-901. 2008
    ..Notably, there was no evidence for scale-free properties. These results suggest that cortical networks are optimized for the coexistence of local and global computations: feature detection and feature integration or binding...
  15. doi request reprint Frequencies of gamma/beta oscillations are stably tuned to stimulus properties
    Weijia Feng
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse, Germany
    Neuroreport 21:680-4. 2010
    ..Thus, while the overall oscillation frequency, across all drift directions, was state-dependent, the relative change in oscillation frequencies induced by stimulus properties was not, the tuning remaining stable...
  16. ncbi request reprint Temporal binding, binocular rivalry, and consciousness
    A K Engel
    Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, Deutschordenstr 46, Frankfurt, 60528, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 8:128-51. 1999
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  17. ncbi request reprint Time-dependent effects of hyperoxia on the BOLD fMRI signal in primate visual cortex and LGN
    Michael Wibral
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimage 35:1044-63. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term effects of cholinergic modulation on gamma oscillations and response synchronization in the visual cortex
    Rosa Rodriguez
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, D 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:10369-78. 2004
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Time delays in the beta/gamma cycle operate on the level of individual neurons
    Peng Wang
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany
    Neuroreport 21:746-50. 2010
    ..The results suggest that a cortical code for stimulus features that exploits time delays operates predominantly across individual neurons rather than across larger anatomical structures such as brain areas...
  20. ncbi request reprint Integration of multiple motion vectors over space: an fMRI study of transparent motion perception
    Lars Muckli
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Neurophysiology, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimage 16:843-56. 2002
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  21. doi request reprint Cortical oscillatory activity is critical for working memory as revealed by deficits in early-onset schizophrenia
    Corinna Haenschel
    Department of Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:9481-9. 2009
    ..Inability to maintain oscillatory activity in specific frequency bands could thus result in the information overload that may underlie both cognitive deficits and psychopathological symptoms of schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Selective temporal interactions between processing streams with differential sensitivity for colour and luminance contrast
    U Leonards
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Vision Res 37:1129-40. 1997
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Synchronization of visual responses in the superior colliculus of awake cats
    M Brecht
    , Frankfurt, Germany
    Neuroreport 12:43-7. 2001
    ..These results agree with previous findings on corticotectal synchronization and support the hypothesis that synchronization in the millisecond range serves to group collicular neurons into functionally coherent assemblies...
  24. ncbi request reprint The constructive nature of vision: direct evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging studies of apparent motion and motion imagery
    R Goebel
    Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt a M, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 10:1563-73. 1998
    ..The comparison between the results obtained with objective motion, apparent motion and imagined motion provides further insights into a complex cortical network of motion-sensitive areas driven by bottom-up and top-down neural processes...
  25. doi request reprint A new look at gamma? High- (>60 Hz) γ-band activity in cortical networks: function, mechanisms and impairment
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, Frankfurt am Main 60528, Germany
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 105:14-28. 2011
    ..In the final part of the paper, we will review physiological mechanisms underlying the generation of high γ-band oscillations and discuss the functional implications of low vs. high γ-band activity patterns in cortical networks...
  26. doi request reprint Properties of multivariate data investigated by fractal dimensionality
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 172:27-33. 2008
    ..The method provides indispensable help in estimating the complexity of non-linear relationships within multivariate datasets...
  27. doi request reprint Cortical responses to self and others
    Amra Hodzic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:951-62. 2009
    ..The latter appears to be accomplished by a network in right hemisphere comprising the fusiform body area, regions of the superior parietal lobe, the inferior parietal cortex, and the middle frontal gyrus...
  28. doi request reprint Capture of auditory motion by vision is represented by an activation shift from auditory to visual motion cortex
    Arjen Alink
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Brain Imaging Center Frankfurt, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 28:2690-7. 2008
    ..Together, our results show that audiovisual integration occurs in early motion areas. Furthermore, it seems that the cognitive state of subjects before stimulus onset plays an important role in the generation of multisensory illusions...
  29. doi request reprint Deciding what to see: the role of intention and attention in the perception of apparent motion
    Axel Kohler
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Vision Res 48:1096-106. 2008
    ..The experiments reveal a high susceptibility of ambiguous apparent motion to attentional modulation. We discuss how feature- and space-based attention mechanisms might contribute to those effects...
  30. ncbi request reprint Contribution of impaired early-stage visual processing to working memory dysfunction in adolescents with schizophrenia: a study with event-related potentials and functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Corinna Haenschel
    Laboratory for Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, and Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1229-40. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Color opponency in synaesthetic experiences
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Psychol Sci 18:481-6. 2007
    ..This suggests involvement of early stages of visual processing in color synaesthesia and explains the vivid and realistic nature of synaesthetic experiences...
  32. doi request reprint Abnormal neural oscillations and synchrony in schizophrenia
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, 60528, Germany
    Nat Rev Neurosci 11:100-13. 2010
    ..Dysfunctional oscillations may arise owing to anomalies in the brain's rhythm-generating networks of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) interneurons and in cortico-cortical connections...
  33. ncbi request reprint Binocular phasic coactivation does not prevent ocular dominance segregation
    Kerstin E Schmidt
    Laboratory of Cortical function and dynamics, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Front Biosci 13:3381-90. 2008
    ..Our result thus emphasizes a feature-selective mechanism over mere global temporal patterning of retinal signals...
  34. doi request reprint Immediate transfer of synesthesia to a novel inducer
    Aleksandra Mroczko
    University of Mainz, Department of Philosophy, Mainz, Germany
    J Vis 9:25.1-8. 2009
    ..Thus, the results imply that synesthesia is a much more flexible and plastic phenomenon than has been believed until now...
  35. doi request reprint Stimulus predictability reduces responses in primary visual cortex
    Arjen Alink
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 30:2960-6. 2010
    ..We conclude from this finding that the human brain anticipates forthcoming sensory input that allows predictable visual stimuli to be processed with less neural activation at early stages of cortical processing...
  36. doi request reprint Sensitivity and perceptual awareness increase with practice in metacontrast masking
    Caspar M Schwiedrzik
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Vis 9:18.1-18. 2009
    ..Thus, subjects can indeed "learn to see."..
  37. pmc Distributed fading memory for stimulus properties in the primary visual cortex
    Danko Nikolic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS Biol 7:e1000260. 2009
    ..This result challenges models assuming frame-by-frame analyses of sequential inputs...
  38. pmc The development of neural synchrony reflects late maturation and restructuring of functional networks in humans
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9866-71. 2009
    ..These findings provide evidence for the relationship between neural synchrony and late brain development that has important implications for the understanding of adolescence as a critical period of brain maturation...
  39. doi request reprint (Micro)Saccades, corollary activity and cortical oscillations
    Lucia Melloni
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Department of Neurophysiology, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:239-45. 2009
    ..During prolonged fixations, microsaccades could be generated to exploit this mechanism. Studying this interplay between the sensory and the motor system will provide novel insight into the dynamics of natural vision...
  40. doi request reprint Neural synchrony and the development of cortical networks
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:72-80. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the role of neural synchrony for normal brain development as well as its potential importance for understanding neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and schizophrenia...
  41. pmc The role of oscillations and synchrony in cortical networks and their putative relevance for the pathophysiology of schizophrenia
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 34:927-43. 2008
    ..Perspectives for future research will be discussed in relationship to methodological issues, the utility of neural oscillations as a biomarker, and the neurodevelopmental hypothesis of schizophrenia...
  42. ncbi request reprint The cortical representation of objects rotating in depth
    Sarah Weigelt
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:3864-74. 2007
    ..Together, our neuroimaging study advances the understanding of the cortical mechanisms mediating the influence of motion on object processing...
  43. ncbi request reprint Synchronization of neural activity across cortical areas correlates with conscious perception
    Lucia Melloni
    Laboratorio de Neurociencias, Escuela de Psicologia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Vicuña Mackenna 4860, San Joaquin, 8940000 Santiago, Chile
    J Neurosci 27:2858-65. 2007
    ..We propose that the critical process mediating the access to conscious perception is the early transient global increase of phase synchrony of oscillatory activity in the gamma frequency range...
  44. ncbi request reprint Creation of visual long-term memory
    Danko Nikolic
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Percept Psychophys 69:904-12. 2007
    ..These results support the hypothesis that visual WM serves as a gate for the storage of information into LTM...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cerebral correlates of impaired grating perception in individual, psychophysically assessed human amblyopes
    Lars Muckli
    Department of Neurophysiology, MaxPlanck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528 Frankfurt a M, Germany
    Vision Res 46:506-26. 2006
    ..Elevated responses in parts of areas V1 and V2 to monocular stimulation of the amblyopic eye might be related to the spatial and temporal distortions experienced by some amblyopic subjects...
  46. ncbi request reprint Phase sensitivity of synaptic modifications in oscillating cells of rat visual cortex
    Valérie Wespatat
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, D 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:9067-75. 2004
    ..This is an essential prerequisite for theories which assume that precise synchronization of discharges serves as signature of relatedness in distributed processing...
  47. ncbi request reprint Processing deficits in primary visual cortex of amblyopic cats
    Kerstin E Schmidt
    Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 91:1661-71. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the results indicate that amblyopia is associated with altered intracortical processing already in V1...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cortical capacity constraints for visual working memory: dissociation of fMRI load effects in a fronto-parietal network
    David E J Linden
    Max Planck Institut für Himforschung, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    Neuroimage 20:1518-30. 2003
    ..These results indicate that at least two distinct cortical subsystems are recruited for visual WM, and that their interplay changes when the capacity limit is reached...
  49. ncbi request reprint Precise placement of multiple electrodes into functionally predefined cortical locations
    Michael Niessing
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 126:195-207. 2003
    ..It is, thus, an excellent tool for studying distributed codes and interactions between multiple predefined recording sites...
  50. ncbi request reprint Features of neuronal synchrony in mouse visual cortex
    Gabriele Nase
    Abteilung Neurophysiologie, Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 90:1115-23. 2003
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  51. pmc Feed-forward synchronization: propagation of temporal patterns along the retinothalamocortical pathway
    Sergio Neuenschwander
    Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1869-76. 2002
    ..The functional implications of synchronization of activity from parallel channels are discussed, in particular its significance for signal transmission and cortical integration processes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Dysfunctional long-range coordination of neural activity during Gestalt perception in schizophrenia
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, 60528, Germany
    J Neurosci 26:8168-75. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Ocular dominance in extrastriate cortex of strabismic amblyopic cats
    Jan Hinrich Schröder
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    Vision Res 42:29-39. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that ventral pathways (area 21a) are more affected in amblyopia than dorsal pathways (area PMLS)...
  54. pmc Primary visual cortex activity along the apparent-motion trace reflects illusory perception
    Lars Muckli
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    PLoS Biol 3:e265. 2005
    ..The activation in V1 can be explained either by lateral interactions within V1 or by feedback mechanisms from higher visual areas, especially the motion-sensitive human MT/V5 complex...
  55. ncbi request reprint Apparent motion: event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging of perceptual switches and States
    Lars Muckli
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Neurophysiology, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosci 22:RC219. 2002
    ..These results indicate that neurons in hMT+ participate in the constructive process that creates a continuous motion percept from a discontinuous visual input...
  56. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of ocular dominance patterns in monocularly deprived cats
    Kerstin E Schmidt
    Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, Neurophysiologische Abteilung, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 12:783-96. 2002
    ..In addition, column spacing was very similar in the same animal and in littermates, indicating that the genetic influence on columnar layout is stronger than previously assumed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Neural synchrony in brain disorders: relevance for cognitive dysfunctions and pathophysiology
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, Frankfurt am Main, 60528, Germany
    Neuron 52:155-68. 2006
    ..Thus, focused search for abnormalities in temporal patterning may be of considerable clinical relevance...
  58. ncbi request reprint Distributed cortical systems in visual short-term memory revealed by event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Matthias H J Munk
    Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 12:866-76. 2002
    ..These modulations confirmed a posterior-anterior and right-left dissociation for spatial versus non-spatial memory and revealed that conjunction memory does not rely on a linear addition of the component processes...
  59. ncbi request reprint The myth of upright vision. A psychophysical and functional imaging study of adaptation to inverting spectacles
    D E Linden
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institut für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Perception 28:469-81. 1999
    ..These results are discussed in the context of previous claims of upright vision with inverting prisms and mirror spectacles...
  60. doi request reprint Distinct cortical networks for the detection and identification of human body
    Amra Hodzic
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimage 45:1264-71. 2009
    ..Interestingly, the EBA shows no differential activation for distinctions between familiar or unfamiliar bodies or recognition of one's own body...
  61. ncbi request reprint Visual feature integration and the temporal correlation hypothesis
    W Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Annu Rev Neurosci 18:555-86. 1995
  62. ncbi request reprint Conditions of perceptual selection and suppression during interocular rivalry in strabismic and normal cats
    P Fries
    Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstr. 46, 60528, Frankfurt, Germany
    Vision Res 41:771-83. 2001
    ..In all cats, the time during which a given eye dominated perception increased with the contrast and decreases with the velocity of the stimulus presented to this eye...
  63. ncbi request reprint A spatio-temporal interaction on the apparent motion trace
    C M Schwiedrzik
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Vision Res 47:3424-33. 2007
    ..We relate this finding to a spatio-temporally specific prediction of visual events along the apparent motion trace...
  64. ncbi request reprint Synaptic plasticity in the absence of backpropagating spikes of layer II inputs to layer V pyramidal cells in rat visual cortex
    Klaus M Stiefel
    Department Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 21:2605-10. 2005
    ..Upon cholinergic receptor activation, this BAP-independent protocol also induced LTP, which was not dependent on N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor activation, but blocked by metabotropic glutamate receptor (mGluR) antagonists...
  65. ncbi request reprint Phase dependent sign changes of GABAergic synaptic input explored in-silicio and in-vitro
    Klaus M Stiefel
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 19:71-85. 2005
    ..The results suggest that GABAergic mechanisms can assume highly specific timing functions in oscillatory networks...
  66. ncbi request reprint Graphical illustration and functional neuroimaging of visual hallucinations during prolonged blindfolding: a comparison to visual imagery
    Ruxandra Sireteanu
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Perception 37:1805-21. 2008
    ..This agrees with the subject's report that visual hallucinations were more vivid than mental imagery...
  67. ncbi request reprint The role of neurotrophins in developmental cortical plasticity
    R A Galuske
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 15:115-24. 1999
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  68. ncbi request reprint Retinotopic effects during spatial audio-visual integration
    A Meienbrock
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Department of Neurophysiology, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 45:531-9. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Conjunctions of colour, luminance and orientation: the role of colour and luminance contrast on saliency and proximity grouping in texture segregation
    U Leonards
    Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
    Spat Vis 13:87-105. 2000
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  70. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric asymmetries of the modular structure in human temporal cortex
    R A Galuske
    Department of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Deutschordenstrasse 46, 60528 Frankfurt a M, Germany
    Science 289:1946-9. 2000
    ..Assuming similar relations between functional and anatomical architecture as in visual cortex, the present data suggest that more functionally distinct columnar systems are included per surface unit in the left than in the right area 22...
  71. ncbi request reprint Modulation of neuronal interactions through neuronal synchronization
    Thilo Womelsdorf
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6525 EN Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Science 316:1609-12. 2007
    ..These effects were specific in time, frequency, and space, and we therefore propose that the pattern of synchronization flexibly determines the pattern of neuronal interactions...
  72. ncbi request reprint Oscillatory neuronal synchronization in primary visual cortex as a correlate of stimulus selection
    Pascal Fries
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, 6525 EK Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 22:3739-54. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that enhanced gamma-frequency synchronization in primary visual cortex is a correlate of stimulus selection. Synchronization is likely to be translated into firing rate changes at later processing stages...
  73. ncbi request reprint Brightness induction: rate enhancement and neuronal synchronization as complementary codes
    Julia Biederlack
    Mibeg Institut for Media, Sachsenring 37 39, 50677 Cologne, Germany
    Neuron 52:1073-83. 2006
    ..These results indicate that in cerebral cortex the modulation of synchronicity of responses is used as a mechanism complementary to rate changes to enhance the saliency of neuronal responses...
  74. ncbi request reprint What do disturbances in neural synchrony tell us about autism?
    Peter J Uhlhaas
    Biol Psychiatry 62:190-1. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint See globally, spike locally: oscillations in a retinal model encode large visual features
    Greg J Stephens
    Physics Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Biol Cybern 95:327-48. 2006
    ..Finally, a reanalysis of previously published oscillatory responses from cat ganglion cells revealed size encoding consistent with that predicted by the retinal model...
  76. pmc Activity patterns in human motion-sensitive areas depend on the interpretation of global motion
    Miguel Castelo-Branco
    Faculty of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, 6229 ER Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13914-9. 2002
    ..The data show differential activation of hMT+/V5 with perceptual switches, suggesting that these are associated with a reconfiguration of cell assemblies in this area...
  77. ncbi request reprint Gap junctions among dendrites of cortical GABAergic neurons establish a dense and widespread intercolumnar network
    Takaichi Fukuda
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Neurosci 26:3434-43. 2006
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  78. ncbi request reprint Tight covariation of BOLD signal changes and slow ERPs in the parietal cortex in a parametric spatial imagery task with haptic acquisition
    Tobias Schicke
    Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Hamburg, D 20146 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 23:1910-8. 2006
    ..The parietal location of the imagery effect is consistent with the idea that externally triggered (perceptual) and mentally driven (imagery) spatial processes are both mediated by the same supramodal brain areas...
  79. ncbi request reprint Neuronal correlates of colour-graphemic synaesthesia: a fMRI study
    Julia M Sperling
    Department of Psychiatry, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cortex 42:295-303. 2006
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that the grapheme-induced colour perception in synaesthesia is caused by an activation of the colour areas of the human visual cortex...
  80. ncbi request reprint The oscillation score: an efficient method for estimating oscillation strength in neuronal activity
    Raul C Muresan
    Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 99:1333-53. 2008
    ..In addition, we provide a measure, termed confidence score, that determines the stability of the oscillation score estimate over trials...
  81. pmc NeuroXidence: reliable and efficient analysis of an excess or deficiency of joint-spike events
    Gordon Pipa
    Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 25:64-88. 2008
    ..We demonstrate, on both simulated data and single-unit activity recorded in cat visual cortex, that NeuroXidence discriminates reliably between significant and spurious events that occur by chance...
  82. ncbi request reprint Amplitude and direction of saccadic eye movements depend on the synchronicity of collicular population activity
    Michael Brecht
    Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, Jahnstr 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 92:424-32. 2004
    ..This supports the hypothesis that information is encoded not only in the rate of neuronal responses but also in the precise temporal relations between discharges...
  83. ncbi request reprint The gamma cycle
    Pascal Fries
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6525 EN Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Trends Neurosci 30:309-16. 2007
    ..This review is part of the INMED/TINS special issue Physiogenic and pathogenic oscillations: the beauty and the beast, based on presentations at the annual INMED/TINS symposium (http://inmednet.com)...