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Summary: The minimum amount of stimulus energy necessary to elicit a sensory response.
Publications271 found, 100 shown here
- The psychometric function: I. Fitting, sampling, and goodness of fitF A Wichmann
University of Oxford, England
Percept Psychophys 63:1293-313. 2001..We have made available the software to implement our methods...
- Predicting odor pleasantness from odorant structure: pleasantness as a reflection of the physical worldRehan M Khan
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
J Neurosci 27:10015-23. 2007..However, our findings suggest that olfactory pleasantness is also partially innate, corresponding to a natural axis of maximal discriminability among biologically relevant molecules...
- Normative data for the "Sniffin' Sticks" including tests of odor identification, odor discrimination, and olfactory thresholds: an upgrade based on a group of more than 3,000 subjectsT Hummel
Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:237-43. 2007..Further, the present data suggest specific changes of individual olfactory functions in relation to age, with odor thresholds declining most dramatically compared to odor discrimination and odor identification...
- Stochastic resonance and sensory information processing: a tutorial and review of applicationFrank Moss
Center for Neurodynamics, University of Missouri at St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
Clin Neurophysiol 115:267-81. 2004..To review the stochastic resonance phenomena observed in sensory systems and to describe how a random process ('noise') added to a subthreshold stimulus can enhance sensory information processing and perception...
- Bayesian adaptive estimation of psychometric slope and thresholdL L Kontsevich
Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco CA 94115, USA
Vision Res 39:2729-37. 1999..Threshold estimation within 2 dB (23%) precision requires less than 30 trials for a typical 2AFC detection task. To get the slope estimate with the same precision takes about 300 trials...
- Tactile hyperacuity thresholds correlate with finger maps in primary somatosensory cortex (S1)Robert O Duncan
Hamilton Glaucoma Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0946, USA
Cereb Cortex 17:2878-91. 2007..These results suggest that tactile hyperacuity is largely determined by the cortical representation of the fingers in S1...
- Vestibular thresholds for yaw rotation about an earth-vertical axis as a function of frequencyLuzia Grabherr
Department of Psychology, University of Lausanne, Bâtiment Anthropole, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Exp Brain Res 186:677-81. 2008..71 deg s(-1) and a cut-off frequency of 0.23 Hz, which corresponds to a time constant of approximately 0.70 s. These findings provide no evidence for an influence of velocity storage on perceptual yaw rotation thresholds...
- Quantitative measurement of interocular suppression in children with amblyopiaSathyasri Narasimhan
University of British Columbia, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Vision Res 66:1-10. 2012..Contrast interference thresholds were significantly lower in the strabismic group than in the anisometropic and control group. Our results suggest that interocular suppression is stronger in strabismic than in anisometropic amblyopia...
- Sex differences and reproductive hormone influences on human odor perceptionRichard L Doty
Smell and Taste Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
Physiol Behav 97:213-28. 2009..We conclude that the relationship between reproductive hormones and human olfactory function is complex and that simple associations between circulating levels of gonadal hormones and measures of olfactory function are rarely present...
- Level and mechanisms of perceptual learning: learning first-order luminance and second-order texture objectsBarbara Anne Dosher
Memory, Attention, and Perception MAP Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Sciences, Institute of Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 92697 5100, USA
Vision Res 46:1996-2007. 2006..It serves to amplify the stimulus relative to limiting internal noise for intrinsically noisy representations of second-order stimuli...
- The challenges natural images pose for visual adaptationFred Rieke
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Neuron 64:605-16. 2009..Multiple adaptational mechanisms in different locations within the retina act in concert to accomplish this task, with lighting conditions dictating which mechanisms dominate...
- Binocular contrast vision at and above thresholdTim S Meese
School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
J Vis 6:1224-43. 2006..A review of evidence from elsewhere leads us to favor the two-stage model...
- Blindness enhances tactile acuity and haptic 3-D shape discriminationJ Farley Norman
Department of Psychology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd 21030, Bowling Green, KY 42101 1030, USA
Atten Percept Psychophys 73:2323-31. 2011..The results of the present study demonstrate that blindness does lead to an enhancement of tactile abilities, but they also suggest that early visual experience may play a role in facilitating haptic 3-D shape discrimination...
- Clinical significance of results from olfactory testingVolker Gudziol
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
Laryngoscope 116:1858-63. 2006..Although widely used in healthy subjects and patients with olfactory loss, the significance of changes of scores from validated olfactory tests is unknown...
- Chromatic discrimination losses in multiple sclerosis patients with and without optic neuritis using the Cambridge Colour TestAna Laura de Araújo Moura
Depto Psicologia Experimental, Instituto de Psicologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Vis Neurosci 25:463-8. 2008..The CCT is a useful tool to help characterize vision losses in MS, and the relationship between these losses and degree of optic nerve involvement...
- Cross-orientation summation in texture segregationIsamu Motoyoshi
Human and Information Science Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3 1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243 0198, Japan
Vision Res 44:2567-76. 2004....
- Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststrokePatricia S Smith
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2108-11. 2009..Smith PS, Dinse HR, Kalisch T, Johnson M, Walker-Batson D. Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststroke...
- Learning letter identification in peripheral visionSusana T L Chung
College of Optometry and Center for Neuro Engineering and Cognitive Science, University of Houston, 505 J Davis Armistead Bldg, Houston, TX 77204 2020, USA
Vision Res 45:1399-412. 2005..Results from both the PTM analysis and the double-pass experiment imply that the stimulus-dependent component of the internal noise does not change with learning...
- Expectations change the signatures and timing of electrophysiological correlates of perceptual awarenessLucia Melloni
Department of Neurophysiology, Goethe University, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
J Neurosci 31:1386-96. 2011..These findings indicate that the latency of the neuronal correlates of access to consciousness depend on whether access is driven by stimulus saliency or by a combination of expectations and sensory evidence...
- Sensitivity to contrast modulation depends on carrier spatial frequency and orientationS C Dakin
McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Montreal, Que, Canada
Vision Res 40:311-29. 2000..A final experiment measured envelope detection in the presence of noise masks. Results indicate that orientationally and spatially-band pass filtering precedes the detection of second-order structure...
- Differential aging of motion processing mechanisms: evidence against general perceptual declineJutta Billino
Department of Experimental Psychology, Justus Liebig University, Otto Behaghel Str 10F, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
Vision Res 48:1254-61. 2008..We suggest that differential age effects on the perception of specific motion types might indicate that specialized neuronal processing mechanisms differ in their vulnerability to physiological changes during aging...
- Noise-enhanced vibrotactile sensitivity in older adults, patients with stroke, and patients with diabetic neuropathyWen Liu
Center for BioDynamics and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:171-6. 2002..To test the hypothesis that vibrotactile detection thresholds in older adults, patients with stroke, and patients with diabetic neuropathy can be significantly reduced with the introduction of mechanical noise...
- Pseudoradicular and radicular low-back pain--a disease continuum rather than different entities? Answers from quantitative sensory testingRainer Freynhagen
Department of Anesthesiology, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Pain 135:65-74. 2008..The spatial incongruence of pain and sensory loss in pseudoradicular pain, however, may also indicate that the two are not causally related...
- Detection of small-fiber neuropathy by sudomotor testingVictoria A Low
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Guggenheim 811, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Muscle Nerve 34:57-61. 2006..Sudomotor examination is thus a highly sensitive detection tool in DSFN. Autonomic involvement is mainly distal, and additionally may involve adrenergic and the long cardiovagal fibers...
- A cognitive signal for the proactive timing of action in macaque LIPGaby Maimon
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Nat Neurosci 9:948-55. 2006..This activity differs from sensory- and motor-related activity recorded in nearby cortical areas and could provide an internal trigger for action when abrupt external triggers in the visual input are unavailable...
- Attention enhances contrast sensitivity at cued and impairs it at uncued locationsFranco Pestilli
Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, 8th Fl, New York, NY 10003 6634, USA
Vision Res 45:1867-75. 2005..These results are consistent with the idea of limited resources, and indicate that transient attention helps control the expenditure of cortical computation...
- Differential activation in somatosensory cortex for different discrimination tasksC Braun
Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, D 72074 Tubingen, Germany
J Neurosci 20:446-50. 2000....
- Timing of target discrimination in human frontal eye fieldsJacinta O'Shea
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
J Cogn Neurosci 16:1060-7. 2004..Our findings demonstrate a crucial early role for human FEF in visual target discrimination that is independent of saccade programming...
- TRPM8 is required for cold sensation in miceAjay Dhaka
Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Neuron 54:371-8. 2007..Therefore, depending on context, TRPM8 contributes to sensing unpleasant cold stimuli or mediating the effects of cold analgesia...
- Adaptive coincidence detection and dynamic gain control in visual cortical neurons in vivoRony Azouz
Center for Computational Biology and Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Neuron 37:513-23. 2003..These findings suggest that under high-input conditions the spike-generating mechanism adaptively enhances the sensitivity to synchronous inputs while simultaneously decreasing the sensitivity to temporally uncorrelated inputs...
- Tactile spatial resolution in blind braille readersR W Van Boven
Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
Neurology 54:2230-6. 2000..To determine if blind people have heightened tactile spatial acuity...
- Measuring, estimating, and understanding the psychometric function: a commentaryS A Klein
School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley 94720 2020, USA
Percept Psychophys 63:1421-55. 2001....
- Differential effects of synchronous and asynchronous multifinger coactivation on human tactile performanceTobias Kalisch
Department of Theoretical Biology, Institute for Neuroinformatics, Ruhr University Bochum, D 44780 Bochum Germany
BMC Neurosci 8:58. 2007..Here we investigated the effect of different types of multifinger CA on the tactile performance of each finger of the right hand...
- Impaired tactile acuity in old age is accompanied by enlarged hand representations in somatosensory cortexTobias Kalisch
Department of Theoretical Biology, Institute for Neuroinformatics, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Cereb Cortex 19:1530-8. 2009..Whereas learning-related map changes are assumed to result from specific strengthening of synaptic connections, we suggest that the age-related map changes are related to the reduction of intracortical inhibition developing with age...
- When is scene identification just texture recognition?Laura Walker Renninger
The Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, 2318 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Vision Res 44:2301-11. 2004..The texture analysis leads to similar identifications and confusions as subjects with limited processing time. We conclude that early scene identification can be explained with a simple texture recognition model...
- Orientation discrimination in 5-year-olds and adults tested with luminance-modulated and contrast-modulated gratingsTerri L Lewis
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
J Vis 7:9. 2007..Together, the findings suggest that orientation discrimination is slow to develop and worse for second-order than first-order patterns in both children and adults...
- Seeing slow and seeing fast: two limits on perceptionAlex O Holcombe
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Brennan MacCallum Bldg A18, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Trends Cogn Sci 13:216-21. 2009..These temporally coarse percepts might all be mediated by high-level processes. Working at very different timescales, the two groups of mechanisms collaborate to create our unified visual experience...
- Spatial four-alternative forced-choice method is the preferred psychophysical method for naïve observersFrank Jäkel
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
J Vis 6:1307-22. 2006....
- Olfaction and taste processing in autismLoisa Bennetto
Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
Biol Psychiatry 62:1015-21. 2007..We examined olfactory and taste functioning in individuals with autism to characterize chemosensory processing and test competing hypotheses about underlying brainstem versus cortical abnormalities...
- Tactile sensitivity of children: effects of frequency, masking, and the non-Pacinian I psychophysical channelBurak Güçlü
Biomedical Engineering Institute, Bogazici University, Istanbul 34342, Turkey
J Exp Child Psychol 98:113-30. 2007..These findings contradict the hypothesis that there is gradual loss of tactile sensitivity starting from childhood to early adulthood. The loss of sensitivity due to aging probably is more abrupt and occurs at a later age...
- Visual experience can substantially alter critical flicker fusion thresholdsAaron R Seitz
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Hum Psychopharmacol 20:55-60. 2005..The results show that the perceptual experience of subjects can dramatically alter the CFF thresholds and should be an important consideration in the control of studies employing the CFF as a measure...
- Cultural adaptation of an olfactory identification test: the Greek version of Sniffin' SticksI Konstantinidis
2nd Otorhinolaryngology Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
Rhinology 46:292-6. 2008..Sniffin sticks battery is a well-validated olfactory test in German speaking population. However adaptation of this test in the cultural background of a country is mandatory before use...
- Reproducibility and influence of test modality order on thermal perception and thermal pain thresholds in quantitative sensory testingVictoria Heldestad
Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
Clin Neurophysiol 121:1878-85. 2010....
- Human discrimination of rotational velocitiesRobert M Mallery
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
Exp Brain Res 204:11-20. 2010..Quantifying this relationship may help elucidate the role of higher-level processes in maintaining balance and provide information to diagnose and guide therapy of patients with central causes for imbalance...
- Efficient integration across spatial frequencies for letter identification in foveal and peripheral visionAnirvan S Nandy
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
J Vis 8:3.1-20. 2008..Our findings suggest that deficiency in feature integration found in peripheral vision is not across spatial frequencies...
- Determinants for nasal trigeminal detection of volatile organic compoundsJ Enrique Cometto-Muniz
Chemosensory Perception Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0957, La Jolla, CA 92093 0957, USA
Chem Senses 30:627-42. 2005....
- Second-order spatial frequency and orientation channels in human visionDave Ellemberg
Universite de Montreal, Département de Kinésiologie, Canada
Vision Res 46:2798-803. 2006..This is consistent with a filter-rectify-filter scheme for second-order in which the second stage of filtering is at lower spatial frequencies...
- Parafoveal color discrimination: a chromaticity locus of enhanced discriminationMarina V Danilova
Laboratory of Visual Physiology, I P Pavlov Institute of Physiology, St Petersburg, Russia
J Vis 10:4.1-9. 2010..This line of optimal discrimination is not aligned with either of the cardinal axes of color space: In a MacLeod-Boynton chromaticity diagram, it runs obliquely with negative slope...
- Clinical and physiological findings, and possible aetiological factors of rectal hyposensitivityM A Gladman
Academic Department of Surgery and Gastrointestinal Physiology Unit, St Bartholomew s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
Br J Surg 90:860-6. 2003..Rectal hyposensitivity (RH) relates to insensitivity of the rectum on anorectal physiological investigation and appears common in functional bowel disorders. The clinical significance of this physiological abnormality is unclear...
- Specificity of perceptual learning increases with increased trainingPamela E Jeter
Memory, Attention and Perception Laboratory MAP, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Vision Res 50:1928-40. 2010..Brief training shows the best performance at the point of transfer. These results for orientation-location transfer have both theoretical and practical implications for understanding perceptual expertise...
- Olfaction in patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's diseaseJelena Djordjevic
Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 University Street, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, H3A 2B4, Quebec, Canada
Neurobiol Aging 29:693-706. 2008..High detection thresholds, together with impaired identification, may be useful as an early indicator of AD...
- The effect of flankers on three tasks in central, peripheral, and amblyopic visionDennis M Levi
School of Optometry and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Vis 11:10. 2011..On the other hand, in peripheral vision and strabismic amblyopia, the effects of flankers on orientation discrimination and to a lesser extent contrast discrimination cannot be explained by simple masking and are due to crowding...
- Predicting direction detection thresholds for arbitrary translational acceleration profiles in the horizontal planeFlorian Soyka
Department of Human Perception, Cognition and Action, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstraße 38, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
Exp Brain Res 209:95-107. 2011..Our modeling approach represents an important advancement, because it allows for a more general and accurate description of perceptual thresholds for simple and complex translational motions...
- Bias in magnitude estimation following left hemisphere injuryAdam J Woods
Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, United States
Neuropsychologia 44:1406-12. 2006..This is the first evidence, to our knowledge, that left hemisphere injury can bias magnitude estimation in a manner similar but not identical to that associated with right hemisphere injury...
- Orientation-sensitivity of face identity aftereffectsGillian Rhodes
School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Vision Res 49:2379-85. 2009..With orientation varied within participants, the results were less clear. We suggest that adaptation of expert face-coding mechanisms can contribute to face identity aftereffects, although the effect may not be very robust...
- Olfactory functioning in schizophrenia: relationship to clinical, neuropsychological, and volumetric MRI measuresPaul J Moberg
Schizophrenia Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1444-61. 2006....
- Exploration of small fibers for testing diabetic neuropathiesFawzia Cheliout-Heraut
UFR Paris Ile de France, ouest, France
Joint Bone Spine 72:412-5. 2005..and unmyelinated fiber (C-fibers) lesions a quantitative method has been perfected: the study of the sensory thresholds (quantitative sensory testing: QST)...
- Detection, discrimination and integration of second-order orientation information in strabismic and anisometropic amblyopiaBehzad Mansouri
Department of Opthalmology, McGill Vision Research Unit, 687 Pine Avenue West, Rm H4 14, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
Vision Res 45:2449-60. 2005..Orientation discrimination for an isolated second-order patch was comparable in normal and amblyopic eyes. We showed that pure integration of second-order patterns can be normal in amblyopia...
- The influence of mecamylamine on trigeminal and olfactory chemoreception of nicotineNorbert Thuerauf
Sensory Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Neuropsychopharmacology 31:450-61. 2006....
- Global contour processing in amblyopiaDennis M Levi
School of Optometry and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 2020, USA
Vision Res 47:512-24. 2007..The residual deficits reported here cannot be simply ascribed to reduced visibility or increased positional uncertainty, and we therefore conclude that these are genuine deficits in global contour segregation and integration...
- Symptom scoring systems to diagnose distal polyneuropathy in diabetes: the Diabetic Neuropathy Symptom scoreJ W G Meijer
Rehabilitation CentreTolbrug Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Diabet Med 19:962-5. 2002..We validated a new four-item Diabetic Neuropathy Symptom (DNS) score for diagnosing distal diabetic polyneuropathy...
- Single pulse and pulse train modulation of cutaneous electrical stimulation: a comparison of methodsEsther M van der Heide
Institute for Biomedical Technology BMTI, EEMCS, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
J Clin Neurophysiol 26:54-60. 2009..These findings demonstrate that SP and PT involve different ways of processing. The two methods result in different Numeric Rating Scale scores and EP components. Furthermore, PT stimulation is less dependent on stimulus location...
- Psychophysical evidence for two routes to suppression before binocular summation of signals in human visionD H Baker
Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham B47ET, UK
Neuroscience 146:435-48. 2007..The interocular route is a good candidate for the initial pathway involved in binocular rivalry and predicts that interocular cross-orientation suppression should be found in cortical cells with predominantly ipsiocular drive...
- Correlation between motor and phosphene thresholds: a transcranial magnetic stimulation studyChoi Deblieck
Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Hum Brain Mapp 29:662-70. 2008..They also provide a rationale for the use of easily obtained aMT to calibrate TMS intensities in brain mapping studies that employ TMS in cortical regions besides motor cortex...
- Cross-orientation transfer of adaptation for facial identity is asymmetric: a study using contrast-based recognition thresholdsXiaoyue M Guo
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA
Vision Res 49:2254-60. 2009..While these results are consistent with the dual-mode hypothesis, they can also be accounted for by a single population of units of varying orientation selectivity...
- Motion perception in the ageing visual system: minimum motion, motion coherence, and speed discrimination thresholdsRobert J Snowden
School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
Perception 35:9-24. 2006..It is concluded that these hypotheses do not provide an adequate account of the data, and therefore that the losses occurring with age are complex and probably are a result of the loss of several types of cell...
- A novel face aftereffect based on recognition contrast thresholdsIpek Oruc
Human Vision and Eye Movement Laboratory, Department of Medicine Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Vision Res 50:1845-54. 2010..The findings indicate greater complexity to adaptation, with facilitation, suppression, lateral inhibition of unadapted representations, and additional perceptual factors at long durations...
- Aging and visual motion discrimination in normal adults and schizophrenia patientsL Cinnamon Bidwell
Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
Psychiatry Res 145:1-8. 2006..A similar motion-discrimination deficit in schizophrenia patients and aging normal adults suggests that the mechanisms underlying motion processing in schizophrenia and normal aging may be associated...
- Electrophysiological correlates of figure-ground segregation directly reflect perceptual saliencySirko Straube
Department of Human Neurobiology, University of Bremen, Hochschulring 18, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Vision Res 50:509-21. 2010..We demonstrate that visual cues interact for a percept that is non-linearly related to the physical figure-ground properties...
- Orientation-selective adaptation and tilt after-effect from invisible patternsS He
Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Nature 411:473-6. 2001....
- Tactile spatial resolution measured manually: a validation studyYannick Bleyenheuft
Unite de Readaptation et de medecine physique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Somatosens Mot Res 24:111-4. 2007..This study highlights the inter-examiner reliability in the manual application of this test and validates this procedure...
- Cross-cultural application of the "Sniffin' Sticks" odor identification testChih Hung Shu
Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
Am J Rhinol 21:570-3. 2007..The aim of this study was to investigate the applicability of the "Sniffin' Sticks" odor identification test in an area with a different culture compared with its place of origin...
- Feature detection and letter identificationDenis G Pelli
Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, NY 13210, USA
Vision Res 46:4646-74. 2006..This, and the surprisingly fixed ratio of detection and identification thresholds, indicate that identifying a letter is mediated by detection of about 7 visual features...
- Correlation between olfactory bulb volume and olfactory functionD Buschhüter
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
Neuroimage 42:498-502. 2008..In conclusion, the present data obtained from a relatively large group of subjects forms the basis for age-related normative values of OB volumes...
- Identification of contrast-defined letters benefits from perceptual learning in adults with amblyopiaSusana T L Chung
College of Optometry and Center for Neuro Engineering and Cognitive Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Vision Res 46:3853-61. 2006....
- Barrages of synaptic activity control the gain and sensitivity of cortical neuronsYousheng Shu
Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
J Neurosci 23:10388-401. 2003..These results indicate that rapid increases in neuronal responsiveness, as well as increases in spike timing precision, can be achieved through balanced barrages of excitatory and inhibitory synaptic activity...
- Perceptual adaptation helps us identify facesGillian Rhodes
School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
Vision Res 50:963-8. 2010....
- Diminutive digits discern delicate details: fingertip size and the sex difference in tactile spatial acuityRyan M Peters
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
J Neurosci 29:15756-61. 2009..Thus, a man and a woman with fingers of equal size will, on average, enjoy equal tactile acuity. We further show that sweat pores, and presumably the Merkel receptors beneath them, are packed more densely in smaller fingers...
- Phosphene thresholds evoked with single and double TMS pulsesThomas Kammer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
Clin Neurophysiol 121:376-9. 2010..To evaluate the quantitative advantage of double pulses vs. single pulses in TMS phosphenes evoked from the occipital cortex...
- Tactile spatial acuity enhancement in blindness: evidence for experience-dependent mechanismsMichael Wong
McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery and Study, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1 Canada
J Neurosci 31:7028-37. 2011....
- An updated review of clinical olfactionEric H Holbrook
Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 14:23-8. 2006..Disorders of the sense of smell can result through hundreds of different processes, but most commonly occur from upper-respiratory-tract infections, trauma, and chronic rhinosinusitis...
- Visual form-processing deficits in autismJanine V Spencer
Centre for Cognition and Neuroimaging, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Perception 35:1047-55. 2006..Children with autism showed a significant form-coherence deficit and a significant motion-coherence deficit, while the performance of the children with Asperger syndrome did not differ significantly from that of controls on either task...
- Kv1.3 channel gene-targeted deletion produces "Super-Smeller Mice" with altered glomeruli, interacting scaffolding proteins, and biophysicsD A Fadool
Department of Biological Science, Programs in Neuroscience and Molecular Biophysics, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Neuron 41:389-404. 2004..3 plays a far more reaching role in signal transduction, development, and olfactory coding than that of the classically defined role of a potassium channel-to shape excitability by influencing membrane potential...
- Lower olfactory threshold during the ovulatory phase of the menstrual cycleEvelia Navarrete-Palacios
Hospital Central Militar, Ciudad de Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 04510, Mexico, D F, Mexico
Biol Psychol 63:269-79. 2003..Thresholds for all control groups were higher than for the cycling women during the ovulatory phase. The results confirm that olfactory threshold is related to phase of the menstrual cycle and thus possibly to hormonal state...
- Modulation of moving phosphene thresholds by transcranial direct current stimulation of V1 in humanAndrea Antal
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, George August University of Göttingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
Neuropsychologia 41:1802-7. 2003..Our results show that the excitability shifts induced by V1 stimulation can modulate moving phosphene perception. tDCS elicits transient, but yet reversible effects, thus presenting a promising tool for neuroplasticity research...
- Comparison of the Goldmann-Weekers dark adaptometer and LKC Technologies Scotopic Sensitivity tester-1A Y Peters
Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, TX, USA
Doc Ophthalmol 101:1-9. 2000..We conclude, therefore, that the SST-1 is a viable alternative to the Goldmann-Weekers for the screening of night-blinding retinal disorders...
- Oral irritant properties of menthol: sensitizing and desensitizing effects of repeated application and cross-desensitization to nicotineJ M Dessirier
Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California-Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Physiol Behav 73:25-36. 2001..Repeated application of menthol at the same short ISI was then resumed, and resulted in a significant mean increase in irritant intensity consistent with stimulus-induced recovery (SIR)...
- Task precision at transfer determines specificity of perceptual learningPamela E Jeter
Memory Attention Perception MAP Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 5100, USA
J Vis 9:1.1-13. 2009..These results contribute to understanding generalization of practiced improvements that may be key to the development of expertise and for applications in remediation...
- Enhancement of visual perception by crossmodal visuo-auditory interactionFrancesca Frassinetti
Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
Exp Brain Res 147:332-43. 2002..An enhancement of the perceptual sensitivity (d') for luminance detection was found when the audiovisual stimuli followed a rather clear spatial and temporal rule, governing multisensory integration at the neuronal level...
- The effects of surround contrast on contrast thresholds, perceived contrast and contrast discriminationR J Snowden
Vision Research Unit, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK
Vision Res 38:1935-45. 1998....
- Characterisation of paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation conditions yielding intracortical inhibition or I-wave facilitation using a threshold-hunting paradigmF Awiszus
Neuromuscular Research Group at the Department of Orthopaedics, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
Exp Brain Res 129:317-24. 1999..The subsequent second stimulus served as a "booster" for the ongoing intracortical I-wave activity, making it impossible to observe the intracortical inhibition evoked by the first stimulus...
- The influence of current direction on phosphene thresholds evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulationT Kammer
Department of Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, D 72076, Tubingen, Germany
Clin Neurophysiol 112:2015-21. 2001..To quantify phosphene thresholds evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in the occipital cortex as a function of induced current direction...
- Color vision impairment in type 2 diabetes assessed by the D-15d test and the Cambridge Colour TestClaudia Feitosa-Santana
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 30:717-23. 2010..Considering the advantages of the CCT test compared to the D-15d test, further studies should attempt to verify and/or improve the efficiency of the CCT test...
- Low-level integration of auditory and visual motion signals requires spatial co-localisationGeorg F Meyer
Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Eleanor Rathbone Bldg, Bedford Street South, Liverpool, L69 7AZ, UK
Exp Brain Res 166:538-47. 2005..We also argue that facilitation is only seen if the signals contain all localisation cues that would be produced by physical objects...
- Accuracy of monofilament testing to diagnose peripheral neuropathy: a systematic reviewJacquelien Dros
Department of Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ann Fam Med 7:555-8. 2009..We wanted to summarize evidence about the diagnostic accuracy of the 5.07/10-g monofilament test in peripheral neuropathy...
- High-resolution maps of real and illusory tactile activation in primary somatosensory cortex in individual monkeys with functional magnetic resonance imaging and optical imagingLi M Chen
Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
J Neurosci 27:9181-91. 2007..quot; These data demonstrate that at high field, high-spatial-resolution topographic maps can be achieved using the positive BOLD signal, weakening previous notions regarding the spatial specificity of the positive BOLD signal...
- Grating orientation as a measure of tactile spatial acuityJ C Craig
Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
Somatosens Mot Res 16:197-206. 1999..The results support the view that grating orientation is a valid measure of spatial acuity reflecting underlying neural, spatial mechanisms...
- Aging and the haptic perception of 3D surface shapeJ Farley Norman
Department of Psychology and Center for the Study of Lifespan Development, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101 1030, USA
Atten Percept Psychophys 73:908-18. 2011..The results of the current study demonstrate that while older adults do possess reductions in tactile sensitivity and acuity, they nevertheless can effectively perceive 3D surface shape from haptic exploration...
- A standard model for foveal detection of spatial contrastAndrew B Watson
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035 1000, USA
J Vis 5:717-40. 2005..But the results also illustrate the limited power of even this large data set to distinguish among similar competing models. We identify one model as a possible standard, suitable for simple theoretical and applied predictions...
- Improvement of sensorimotor functions in old age by passive sensory stimulationTobias Kalisch
Department of Theoretical Biology, Institute for Neuroinformatics, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Clin Interv Aging 3:673-90. 2008..Further optimizing of the stimulation protocol can be assumed to strengthen both the range and durability of its efficacy...
- Aging and the perception of speedJ Farley Norman
Department of Psychology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101 3576, USA
Perception 32:85-96. 2003....
- ELECTROTACTILE DISPLAY OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS FOR BLINDKURT KACZMAREK; Fiscal Year: 2001..to electrotactile displays: sensory adaptation and post- stimulus percept evaluated by measurement of sensory thresholds and also be cross-modality intensity matching; (4) electrode configuration in order to maximize spatial ..
- A psychological study of vibrotactile temporal summationGEORGE GESCHEIDER; Fiscal Year: 2006..In temporal summation, sensory thresholds decline as a function of the duration of the stimulus, and in spatial summation the threshold declines as ..
- Mechanisms of Spontaneous Neuropathic PainFrank Porreca; Fiscal Year: 2013..as a translational and validating feature of the experimental pain condition and modulation of enhanced sensory thresholds is commonly used to explore mechanisms relevant to potential therapy...
- Posture and Orientation in Older Adults and Post-StrokeEMILY KESHNER; Fiscal Year: 2009..We hypothesize that elderly adults and individuals post-stroke have increased sensory thresholds to complex multimodal stimuli which produces a greater reliance on predictive or on visual inputs making it ..
- Sleep in CetaceansJerome Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2006..stimuli of different modalities to dolphins and whales adapted to sleep in stretchers to determine if sensory thresholds are altered ipsilateral and contralateral to USWS...
- NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES IN ADULTS EXPOSED TO SOLVENTSAllene Scott; Fiscal Year: 1999..proposed study are to: (1) determine if there is a significant difference between vibratory and/or thermal sensory thresholds in solvent exposed versus non-exposed subjects; (2) determine if there is a significant difference between Q-..
- ANTIBODY NOCICEPTOR SENSITIZATION & ALLOYDNIALinda Sorkin; Fiscal Year: 2000..Ongoing activity and sensory thresholds will be recorded for identified primary afferent fibers, concentrating on A and C fibers thought to transmit ..
- CHEMICAL SENSORY IRRITATION: CONTRAST WITH OLFACTIONJ Enrique Cometto Muniz; Fiscal Year: 2010..The outcome will allow us to make inferences about the relative breadth of chemical tuning in human olfaction and chemesthesis. ..
- Molecular Boundaries For Trigeminal Chemosensory ImpactJ Cometto Muniz; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Temporal Integration in Nasal LateralizationPaul Wise; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EFFECT OF FETAL EXPOSURE TO ALCOHOL ON AGINGByron Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1991..of behavioral tasks designed to trace the emergence during development and the decline during senescence of simple motor and reflexive behaviors, sensory thresholds, sensory-motor integrity, attentional processes and autonomic reactivity.
- Information transfer through ganglion cellsBarry Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- POSTMENOPAUSAL ESTROGEN INFLUENCES ON OLFACTIONRICHARD DOTY; Fiscal Year: 2005..Third, it would lead to testable hypotheses regarding the role of reproductive hormones, and their underlying mechanisms, in the maintenance of normal olfactory function. ..
- Female Hormones and VisionAlvin Eisner; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- OLFACTION IN EPILEPSYRICHARD DOTY; Fiscal Year: 2004..In addition to providing a better understanding of the influences of TLE and TLR on human olfactory function, this work may lead to the development of a simple and inexpensive non-invasive means for better establishing TLE seizure loci. ..
- OLFACTION IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSISRICHARD DOTY; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- OLFACTORY CODINGBurton Slotnick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Behavior tasks will use precision olfactometry. Anterograde transport of horseradish peroxidase will be used to assess connections between the olfactory epithelium and olfactory bulb in experimental rats. ..
- FUNCTIONS AND MECHANISMS OF PERCEPTUAL LEARNINGBarbara Dosher; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- OLFACTORY FUNCTION IN GENE-TARGETED MICEBurton Slotnick; Fiscal Year: 2002..A final report of these studies will incorporate a detailed description of apparatus, methods protocol and files of raw data and summary statistics presented in database and spreadsheet format. ..
- VISUAL ADAPTATION LIMITS AND AGE-RELATED DISEASEAlvin Eisner; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION IN THE VISUAL SYSTEMDenis G Pelli; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus techniques from cognition, perception, statistical learning theory, and physiology together will reveal what is computed where, in the brain, when an observer identifies an object. ..
- The Organization of Suppression in Human Visual CortexSuzanne McKee; Fiscal Year: 2008..The multidimensional experimental design allows isolation of neural mechanisms utilized by perception, working memory, memory encoding, and recall. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- STEREOACUITY AND BINOCULAR CORRESPONDENCESuzanne McKee; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies of normal observers will provide basic knowledge about normal stereopsis, a prerequisite for understanding abnormalities of the binocular system [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Human Sensory Irritation From Volitile Organic CompoundsWilliam Cain; Fiscal Year: 2006..F) The effect of inflammation upon chemesthetic sensitivity. G) Through measurement of the NMP, confirmation of the peripheral basis for a) temporal phenomena, b) differences in potency, and c) effects of inflammation. ..
- Visual Dysfunction in Retinal DegenerationsKenneth R Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Factors influencing the evolution of knee osteoarthritisNajia Shakoor; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Fecal IncontinenceAdil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Objective Assessment of Suppression in AmblyopiaSuzanne McKee; Fiscal Year: 2003..The proposed test could assist with the diagnosis of amblyopia in infancy, as well as in monitoring progress during treatment, thereby improving the chance of a favorable outcome. ..
- Higher order mechanisms in color discriminationALLEN NAGY; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERAdil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- 4th International Workshop for the Study of ItchEarl Carstens; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HYPOGLYCEMIA AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTIONRoy Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, the broad long term objectives of the proposal are to fully understand the mechanisms and consequences of hypoglycemia associated autonomic failure with the ultimate goal of finding an efficacious treatment. ..
- A THERMAL PROBE METHOD FOR STAGING DIABETIC NEUROPATHYWilliam Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- AGING AND PERFORMANCE OF COGNITIVE AND PERCEPTUAL TASKSGEORGE ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of this research will be beneficial in understanding the increased accident risk associated with age. ..
- Trigeminal Mechanisms of Oral IrritationEarl Carstens; Fiscal Year: 2009..In a corresponding animal study, we will determine if responses of neurons in the n. tractus solitarius (NTS), a taste relay, are reduced by intraoral capsaicin ..
- Neural Mechanisms of Motion Sensitivity in V1 and MTLUIS LESMES; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Olfactory and Social Function in SchizophreniaDolores Malaspina; Fiscal Year: 2007..Not all schizophrenia patients have olfactory dysfunction or social deficits and we also expect to discern homogeneous subgroups within the broader diagnosis of schizophrenia. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic SurgeryCeib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
- Neurobehavioral correlates of bipolar disorderBRIAN O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Extrastriate Visual Cortex Deficits in AmblyopiaERWIN WONG; Fiscal Year: 2006..Understanding amblyopia and its neural basis may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment. ..
- METHODS TO DIAGNOSE AND EVALUATE THERAPY FOR DIABETESWilliam Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2001..If NGF can enhance reinnervation in the skin wound these methods may be useful to evaluate the results of clinical therapeutic trials. ..
- Chemosensory Communication of Emotion in HumansDenise Chen; Fiscal Year: 2005..It opens up the possibility that olfactory deficit, often conceptualized as a sensory process, may have a more direct social basis and link to mental health (affective disorder) than is currently appreciated. ..
- Visual Processing in Schizophrenia and SPDBRIAN O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009..These findings may identify neurobehavioral deficits common to SZ and SPD, as well as features which differentiate these disorders. ..
- VISUAL ORGANIZATION--BEYOND LOCAL MECHANISMSPreeti Verghese; Fiscal Year: 2001..Motion processing is critical for mobility in a structured environment. Thus, there results may assist in the design of devices and training procedures that enhanced mobility in individuals suffering from low vision. ..
- TMS in the Management of Postoperative PainJeffrey J Borckardt; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, new interventions that have the potential to reduce reliance on postoperative morphine in this patient population such as TMS need to be explored. ..
- A System for Study of Pediatric Visual PathwaysAnne Fulton; Fiscal Year: 2004..With these studies as a whole, we expect to obtain new knowledge about the processes that govern vision and its development in these pediatric disorders. ..
- Retcam 120 Wide Field Digital Imaging SystemAnne Fulton; Fiscal Year: 2002..The minor users will take advantage of the wide field images as well as the highly magnified views of the macula and optic nerve head (optic disc), including the fluorescein capability. ..
- BAEP SCREENING OF NEONATESMICHAEL CHURCH; Fiscal Year: 2001..This proposal will address these issues as well. Potentially confounding variables will be gathered and their influence assessed and statistically controlled. Appropriate clinical interventions for mother and infant will be made. ..
- PERIPHERAL GUSTATORY PROCESSINGMARION ELIZABETH FRANK; Fiscal Year: 2010..Also, elimination of taste disorders would improve the quality of life that depends on enjoyment of food and drink, a universal human need contributing much to human sociality. ..
- Peptidergic Neurotransmission in the Spinal CordVIRGINIA SEYBOLD; Fiscal Year: 2009..If the hypothesis is proven to be true, the data will provide evidence for a new therapeutic strategy that may be effective in treating peripheral inflammatory diseases. ..
- Aging and temporal processing: A multi-modality studyLarry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010..Structural equation modeling will be used to examine the correlations between measures and address the degree to which different modalities share a common temporal processing mechanism that is affected by age. ..
- HEADGEAR MONITORING FOR ORTHODONTICSDouglas Ramsay; Fiscal Year: 2002..Feedback on compliance will be readily available to patients, parents, and orthodontists. Improving compliance with headgear wear may have clinically beneficial consequences. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
- Replacing Pierce Lab Animal Care Air Handling FacilityLawrence Marks; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Long-range processing in dorsal-occipital cortexChristopher Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2005..The final project will introduce a clinical component, quantifying symmetry-blindness in neurological patients with relevant lesions, together with comparison studies in matched controls. ..
- Taste psychophysics of bitter phytochemicalsMIRIAM LINSCHOTEN; Fiscal Year: 2005..Furthermore, food preference data will be gathered. It is anticipated that this study will result in safe and usable ranges of stimulation for each of the phytochemicals, so that in the future data from children can be obtained. ..
- Epidermal Innervation as an Outcome MeasureDavid Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2006..Dr. Herrmann will also examine a method to simplify the analysis of skin biopsy specimens, for easier application in large clinical trials. ..
- COMMONALITIES IN TOUCH, HEARING,VISION AND TASTELawrence Marks; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Comparison of post-SCI locomotor training techniquesEDELLE FIELD FOTE; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, they will provide information about neural and cardiorespiratory bases of these functional changes. ..
- Short-term Training Students-Health Professional SchoolsKENNETH CIUFFREDA; Fiscal Year: 2006..Trainees will consist of optometry students who have just completed either their first or second professional years, and have done well academically (3.5 gpa or better). All will have an undergraduate degree, generally in the sciences. ..
- Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision RehabilitationCynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Experience Dependent Plasticity of The Developing CortexRON FROSTIG; Fiscal Year: 2007..Further, such results would help in reassessment of the appropriateness of SC-raised rats to serve as models for the normal human brain. ..
- In-Vivo Confocal Imaging of Meissner's Corpuscles as a Measure of HIV NeuropathyDavid Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2008..In-vivo RCM of MCs may prove to have wide application for early identification of sensory peripheral neuropathies, and to assess effectiveness of therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A New Technique for Central Visual Field AnalysisLei Liu; Fiscal Year: 2007..5) Establish the relationship between the findings of the RDAT and existing field tests. The long-term goal is to develop a low-cost, easy-to-use, and widely accessible clinical tool for evaluating the macula. ..