Fernando R Nodal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Direct input from cochlear root neurons to pontine reticulospinal neurons in albino rat
    Fernando R Nodal
    University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Comp Neurol 460:80-93. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of the projection from the nucleus of the brachium of the inferior colliculus to the superior colliculus in the ferret
    Fernando R Nodal
    University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Comp Neurol 485:202-17. 2005
  3. pmc Virtual adult ears reveal the roles of acoustical factors and experience in auditory space map development
    Robert A A Campbell
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 28:11557-70. 2008
  4. pmc Adaptation to stimulus statistics in the perception and neural representation of auditory space
    Johannes C Dahmen
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Neuron 66:937-48. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Physiological and anatomical evidence for multisensory interactions in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:2172-89. 2007
  6. pmc Auditory cortex represents both pitch judgments and the corresponding acoustic cues
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Curr Biol 23:620-5. 2013
  7. pmc Plasticity of spatial hearing: behavioural effects of cortical inactivation
    Fernando R Nodal
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Physiol 590:3965-86. 2012
  8. pmc Cortical cholinergic input is required for normal auditory perception and experience-dependent plasticity in adult ferrets
    Nicholas D Leach
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 33:6659-71. 2013
  9. pmc Chronic detachable headphones for acoustic stimulation in freely moving animals
    Fernando R Nodal
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci Methods 189:44-50. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of auditory cortex in sound localization in the midsagittal plane
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 98:1763-74. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Direct input from cochlear root neurons to pontine reticulospinal neurons in albino rat
    Fernando R Nodal
    University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Comp Neurol 460:80-93. 2003
    ..This study confirms that CRNs project directly onto reticulospinal neurons and presents other anatomical features of the CRNs that contribute to a better understanding of the circuitry of the ASR in the rat...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of the projection from the nucleus of the brachium of the inferior colliculus to the superior colliculus in the ferret
    Fernando R Nodal
    University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Comp Neurol 485:202-17. 2005
    ..The stability of the nBIC-SC projection over this period suggests that developmental changes in auditory spatial tuning involve other processes, rather than a gross refinement of the projection from the nBIC...
  3. pmc Virtual adult ears reveal the roles of acoustical factors and experience in auditory space map development
    Robert A A Campbell
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 28:11557-70. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Adaptation to stimulus statistics in the perception and neural representation of auditory space
    Johannes C Dahmen
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Neuron 66:937-48. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that processing of auditory space is geared toward emphasizing relative spatial differences rather than the accurate representation of absolute position...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physiological and anatomical evidence for multisensory interactions in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:2172-89. 2007
    ..These data indicate that multisensory convergence and integration are features common to all auditory cortical areas but are especially prevalent in higher areas...
  6. pmc Auditory cortex represents both pitch judgments and the corresponding acoustic cues
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Curr Biol 23:620-5. 2013
    ..Surprisingly, although the stimulus F0 was well represented at the onset of the target sound, neural activity throughout auditory cortex frequently predicted the reported pitch better than the target F0...
  7. pmc Plasticity of spatial hearing: behavioural effects of cortical inactivation
    Fernando R Nodal
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Physiol 590:3965-86. 2012
    ..These findings imply regional differences in the processing of spatial information across the auditory cortex...
  8. pmc Cortical cholinergic input is required for normal auditory perception and experience-dependent plasticity in adult ferrets
    Nicholas D Leach
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 33:6659-71. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Chronic detachable headphones for acoustic stimulation in freely moving animals
    Fernando R Nodal
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci Methods 189:44-50. 2010
    ..This closed-field system can easily be adapted for use in other species, and provides a reliable means of presenting closed-field stimuli whilst monitoring behavioral responses in freely moving animals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of auditory cortex in sound localization in the midsagittal plane
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 98:1763-74. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The ferret auditory cortex: descending projections to the inferior colliculus
    Victoria M Bajo
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:475-91. 2007
    ..This pattern of corticocollicular connectivity is consistent with regional differences in physiological properties and provides another basis for subdividing ferret auditory cortex into functionally distinct areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Interaural timing cues do not contribute to the map of space in the ferret superior colliculus: a virtual acoustic space study
    Robert A A Campbell
    University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 95:242-54. 2006
    ..These results are consistent with previous data suggesting that sensitivity to interaural level differences and spectral cues provides the basis for the map of auditory space in the mammalian SC...
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional organization of ferret auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    Cereb Cortex 15:1637-53. 2005
    ..The presence of both tonotopic and non-tonotopic auditory cortical fields indicates that the organization of ferret auditory cortex is comparable to that seen in other mammals...
  14. pmc Training-induced plasticity of auditory localization in adult mammals
    Oliver Kacelnik
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 4:e71. 2006
    ..These results suggest that training should facilitate acclimatization to hearing aids in the hearing impaired...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physiological and behavioral studies of spatial coding in the auditory cortex
    Andrew J King
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Hear Res 229:106-15. 2007
    ..These results reveal a role for auditory cortex in training-induced plasticity of auditory localization, which could be mediated by descending cortical pathways...
  16. pmc Lesions of the auditory cortex impair azimuthal sound localization and its recalibration in ferrets
    Fernando R Nodal
    Dept of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Bldg, Univ of Oxford, Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 103:1209-25. 2010
    ..They also show that the auditory cortex, and A1 in particular, plays an essential role in training-induced plasticity in adult ferrets, and that this is the case for both head orienting responses and approach-to-target behavior...
  17. pmc Cortico-Cortical Connectivity Within Ferret Auditory Cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Comp Neurol 523:2187-210. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that parallel anterior and posterior processing networks may exist, although the connections between different areas often overlap and interactions were present at all levels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional topography of converging visual and auditory inputs to neurons in the rat superior colliculus
    Irini Skaliora
    University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
    J Neurophysiol 92:2933-46. 2004
    ..Taken together, these data provide the first detailed intracellular analysis of convergent sensory inputs onto dSC neurons and form the basis for further exploration of multisensory integration and developmental plasticity...
  19. doi request reprint Mistuning detection performance of ferrets in a go/no-go task
    Natsumi Y Homma
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 139:EL246. 2016
    ..These data provide a basis for investigation of the neural basis for the perception of complex sounds in ferrets, an increasingly used animal model in auditory research. ..
  20. doi request reprint Responses of auditory cortex to complex stimuli: functional organization revealed using intrinsic optical signals
    Israel Nelken
    Department of Neurobiology, Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Neurophysiol 99:1928-41. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Large-scale organization of ferret auditory cortex revealed using continuous acquisition of intrinsic optical signals
    Israel Nelken
    Dept of Neurobiology, The Alexander Silberman Institute for Life Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Neurophysiol 92:2574-88. 2004
    ..Although responsive to pure tones, these areas exhibit less tonotopic order than the primary fields...