Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science and Technology A National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center

Peer-Reviewed Publications 2008

  1. Agam, Y. and Sekuler, R. (2008). Geometric structure and chunking in reproduction of motion sequences. Journal of Vision, 8, 11.1-12.
  2. Ajemian, R., Green, A., Bullock, D., Sergio, L., Kalaska, J., and Grossberg, S. (2008). Assessing the function of motor cortex: Single-neuron models of how neural response is modulated by limb biomechanics. Neuron, 58, 414-428.
  3. Ames, H. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Speaker normalization using cortical strip maps: A neural model for steady state vowel identification. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 3918-3936.
  4. Atkins, A.L., Mashhoon, Y. and Kantak, K.M. (2008). Hippocampal regulation of context-induced cocaine-seeking behavior. Pharmacology Biochemistry & Behavior, 90, 481-491.
  5. Best, V., Ozmeral, E., Kopco, N. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Object continuity enhances selective auditory attention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 13174-13178.
  6. Billimoria, C.P., Kraus, B.J., Narayan, R., Maddox, R.K., and Sen, K. (2008). Invariance and sensitivity to intensity in neural discrimination of natural sounds. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 6304-6308.
  7. Choi, I.Y., Shinn-Cunningham, B.G., Chon, S.B., and Sung, K.-M. (2008). Objective measurement of perceived auditory quality in multi-channel audio compression coding systems. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 56, 3-17.
  8. Danker, J., Hwang, G., Gauthier, L., Geller, A., Kahana, M.J., and Sekuler, R. (2008). Characterizing the ERP Old-New effect in a short-term memory task. Psychophysiology, 45.
  9. Davis, O., Rizzuto, D. Geller, A.S., and Kahana, M.J. (2008). emporal associative processes revealed by intrusions in paired-associate recall. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15 , 64-69..
  10. Dent, M.L., Welch, T.E., McClaine, E.M., and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Species differences in the categorization of acoustic stimuli by birds. Behavioral Processes, 77, 184-190.
  11. Di Pietro, N.C., Heaney, C., Mashhoon, Y., Yager, L., and Kantak, K.M. (2008). he role of dopamine D1 receptors in prefrontal dorsal agranular insular cortex on cocaine self-administration in rats. Psychopharmacology, 200, 81-91.
  12. Dranias, M.R., Grossberg, S., and Bullock, D. (2008). Dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic value systems in conditioning and outcome-specific revaluation. Brain Research, 1238, 239-287.
  13. Eichenbaum, H (2008). Comparative cognition, hippocampal function, and recollection. Comparative Cognition and Behavioral Reviews, 2, 47-66.
  14. Eichenbaum, H. and Lipton, P.A. (2008). Towards a functional organization of the medial temporal lobe memory system: Role of the Parahippocampal and medial entorhinal cortical areas. Hippocampus, 18, 1314-1324.
  15. Fazl, A. and Mingolla, E. (2008). Predicting eye movement trajectories in a multiple object tracking (MOT) task with free viewing [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 8, 103, 103a.
  16. Franklin, D.J. (2008). Interactive curriculum based on models of mind and brain. Brains, Minds, & Media, Volume 3, bmm1418, in S. Lorenz and M. Egelhaaf (Eds), Interactive educational media for the neural and cognitive sciences (Special Issue, available online at
  17. Frye, R., Hasan, K., Xue, L., Strickland, D., Malmberg, B., Liederman, J. and Papnicolaous. A. (2008). Splenium microstructure is related to two dimensions of reading skill. Neuroreport, 19, 1627-1631.
  18. Gallun, F.J., Durlach, N.I., Colburn, H.S., Shinn-Cunningham, B.G., Best, V., Mason, C.R., and Kidd, G. Jr. (2008). The extent to which a position-based explanation accounts for binaural release from informational masking. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 439-449.
  19. Giocomo, L.M. and Hasselmo, M,E. (2008). Computation by oscillations: Implications of experimental data for theoretical models of grid cells. Hippocampus, 18, 1186-1199.
  20. Giocomo, L.M. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Time constant of I(h) differs along dorsal to ventral axis of medial entorhinal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 9414-9425.
  21. Giora, E., Gori, S., Yazdanbakhsh, A., and Mingolla, E. (2008). A predictive model for the accordion grating illusion. Perception, 37 [E, 26.
  22. Gnadt, W. and Grossberg, S. (2008). SOVEREIGN: An autonomous neural system for goal-oriented perceptual and cognitive learning and navigation. Neural Networks, 21, 699-758.
  23. Gold, B.J., Pomplun, M., Rice, N.J., and Sekuler, R. (2008). A new way to quantify the fidelity of imitation: Preliminary results with gesture sequences. Experimental Brain Research, 187, 139-152.
  24. Gori, S. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2008). The riddle of the rotating tilted lines illusion. Perception, 37, 631-635.
  25. Grace, S.M., Quaranta, E., Shinn-Cunningham, B.G., and Voigt, H.F. (2008). Simulation of the head-related transfer function for gerbils using a boundary element method. Acta Acustica United with Acustica, 94, 310-320.
  26. Grossberg, S. (2008). The art of seeing and painting. Spatial Vision, 21, S, 463-486.
  27. Grossberg, S. and Pearson, L. (2008). Laminar cortical dynamics of cognitive and motor working memory, sequence learning, and performance: Toward a unified theory of how the cerebral cortex works. Psychological Review, 115, 677-732.
  28. Grossberg, S. and Pilly, P. (2008). emporal dynamics of decision-making during motion perception in the visual cortex. Vision Research, 48, 1345-1373.
  29. Grossberg, S. and Versace, M. (2008). From synapse to self: Spikes, synchrony, and attentive learning by laminar thalamocortical circuits. Brain Research, 1218, 278-312.
  30. Grossberg, S., Bullock, D., and Dranias, M.R. (2008). Neural dynamics underlying impaired autonomic and conditioned responses following amygdala and orbitofrontal lesions. Behavioral Neuroscience, 122, 1100-1125.
  31. Grossberg, S., Yazdanbakhsh, A., Cao, Y., and Swaminathan, G. (2008). How does binocular rivalry emerge from cortical mechanisms of 3D vision? Vision Research, 48, 2232-2250.
  32. Halko, M., Somers, D., and Mingolla, M. (2008). Multiple mechanisms of illusory contour perception. Journal of Vision, 8, 17.1-17.17.
  33. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Grid cell mechanisms and function: Contributions of entorhinal persistent spiking and phase resetting. Hippocampus, 18, 1213-1229.
  34. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Commentary: The scale of experience. Science, 321, 46-47.
  35. Hasselmo, M.E. and Brandon, M.P. (2008). Linking cellular mechanisms to behavior: Entorhinal persistent spiking and membrane potential oscillations may underlie path integration, grid cell firing and episodic memory. Neural Plasticity, 658323.
  36. Hasselmo, M.E., Moser, E.I., and Moser, M.B. (2008). Foreword: Special Issue on Grid Cells. Hippocampus, 18, 1141.
  37. Houghton, C. and Sen, K. (2008). A new multi-neuron spike train metric. Neural Computation, 20, 1495-1511.
  38. Ihlefeld, A. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Spatial release from energetic and informational masking in a selective speech identification task. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 4369-4379.
  39. Ihlefeld, A. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Spatial release from energetic and informational masking in a divided speech identification task. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 4380-4392.
  40. Ihlefeld, A. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Disentangling the effects of spatial cues on selection and formation of auditory objects. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 2224-2235.
  41. Kalechstein, A.D., Jentsch, J.D., abd Kantak, K.M. (2008). Stimulant–associated cognitive abnormalities: mechanisms and impact on reward-related behavior and addiction. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 97, 276-280.
  42. Kantak, K.M., Singh, T., Kerstetter, K.A., Dembro, K.A., Mutebi, M.M., Harvey, R.C., Deschepper, C.F., and Dwoskin, L.P. (2008). Advancing the SHR animal model of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Behavioral Neuroscience, 122, 340-357.
  43. Koene, R.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Reversed and forward buffering of behavioral spike sequences enables retrospective and prospective retrieval in hippocampal regions CA3 and CA1. Neural Networks, 21, 276-288.
  44. Koene, R.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Consequences of parameter differences in a model of short-term persistent spiking buffers provided by pyramidal cells in entorhinal cortex. Brain Research, 1202, 54-67.
  45. Kopco, N. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Influences of modulation and spatial separation on detection of a masked broadband target. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 2236-2250.
  46. Lee, A.K.C. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Effects of reverberant spatial cues on attention-dependent object formation. ournal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 9, 150-160.
  47. Lee, A.K.C. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Effects of frequency disparities on trading of an ambiguous tone between two competing auditory objects. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 4340-4351.
  48. Lee, A.K.C., Babcock, S. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Measuring the perceived content of auditory objects using a matching paradigm. ournal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 9, 388-397.
  49. Lipton, P.A. and Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Complimentary roles of hippocampus and medial entorhinal cortex in episodic memory. Neural Plasticity, 258467.
  50. Loh, M., Pasupathy, A., Miller, E.K., and Deco, G. (2008). Neurodynamics of the prefrontal cortex during conditional visuomotor associations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 421-431.
  51. LoPresti, M.L., Schon, K., Tricarico, M.D., Swisher, J.D., Celone, K.A., and Stern, C.E. (2008). Working memory for social cues recruits orbitofrontal cortex and amygdala: An fMRI study of delayed matching to sample for emotional expressions. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 3718-3728.
  52. McGaughy, J., Ross, R.S, and Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Noradrenergic, but not cholinergic, deafferentation of prefrontal cortex impairs attentional set-shifting. Neuroscience, 153, 63-71.
  53. Meyers, E.M., Freedman, D.J., Kreiman, G., Miller, E.K., and Poggio, T. (2008). Dynamic population coding of category information in the inferior temporal cortex and prefrontal cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100, 1407-1419.
  54. Miller, E.K., and Wilson, M.A. (2008). All my circuits: Using multiple-electrodes to understand functioning neural networks. Neuron, 60, 483-488.
  55. Mingolla, E., Browning, N.A., and Grossberg, S. (2008). Neural dynamics of visually-based object segmentation and navigation in complex environments. Journal of Vision, 8, 1154.
  56. Pantelis, P.C., van Vugt, M.K., Sekuler, R., Wilson, H.R., and Kahana, M.J. (2008). Why are some people's names easier to learn than others? The effects of similarity on memory for face-name associations. Memory & Cognition, 36, 1182-1195.
  57. Polyn, S.M. and Kahana, M.J. (2008). Memory search and the neural representation of context. Trends in Cognitive Science, 12, 24-30.
  58. Sauvage, M.M., Fortin, N.J., Owens, C.B., Yonelinas, A.P., and Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Recognition memory: Opposite effects of hippocampal damage on recollection and familiarity. Nature Neuroscience, 11, 16-18.
  59. Schendan, H.E. and Stern C.E. (2008). Where vision meets memory: Prefrontal-posterior networks for visual object constancy during categorization and recognition. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1695-1711.
  60. Schendan, H.E., Stern C.E. (2008). Where vision meets memory: Prefrontal-posterior networks for visual object constancy during categorization and recognition. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1695-1711.
  61. Schon, K., Tinaz, S., Somers, D.C. and Stern, C.E. (2008). Delayed match to object or place: An event-related fMRI study of short-term maintenance and the role of stimulus pre-exposure. Neuroimage, 15, 857-872.
  62. Seitz, A.R., Pilly, P.K., and Pack, C.C. (2008). Interactions between contrast and spatial displacement in visual motion processing. Current Biology, 18, R904-906.
  63. Sekuler, R. and Kahana, M.J. (2008). A stimulus-oriented approach to memory. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 16 , 305-310.
  64. Sekuler, R., McLaughlin, C., and Yotsumoto, Y. (2008). Age-related changes in attentional tracking of multiple moving objects. Perception, 37, 867-876.
  65. Sheth, A., Berretta S., Lange, N., and Eichenbaum, H. (2008). The amygdala modulates neuronal activation in the hippocampus in response to spatial novelty. Hippocampus, 18, 169-181.
  66. Shinn-Cunningham, B. and Best, V. (2008). Selective attention and hearing loss [invited submission for Special Issue on Auditory Scene Analysis]. Trends in Amplification, 12, 283-299.
  67. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Object-based auditory and visual attention. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12, 182-186.
  68. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. and Wang, D. (2008). Influences of auditory object formation on phonemic restoration. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 121, 295 -301.
  69. Srinivasa, N. and Grossberg, S. (2008). A head-neck-eye system that learns fault-tolerant saccades to 3-D targets using a self-organizing neural model. Neural Networks, 21, 1380-1391.
  70. Tan, C.O. and Bullock, D. (2008). Neuropeptide co-release with GABA may explain functional non-monotonic uncertainty responses in dopamine neurons. Neuroscience Letters, 430, 218-223.
  71. Tan, C.O. and Bullock, D. (2008). dopamine-acetylcholine cascade: Simulating learned and lesion-induced behavior of striatal cholinergic interneurons. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100, 2409-2421.
  72. Tan, C.O. and Bullock, D. (2008). A local circuit model of learned striatal and dopamine cell responses under probabilistic schedules of reward. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 10062-10074.
  73. Tan, C.O., Anderson, E.R., Dranias, M., and Bullock, D. (2008). Can the apparent adaptation of dopamine neurons' mismatch sensitivities be reconciled with their computation of reward prediction errors? Neuroscience Letters, 438, 14-16.
  74. Tsushima, Y., Seitz, A., and Watanabe, T. (2008). ask-irrelevant learning occurs only when the irrelevant feature is weak. Current Biology, 18, R516-17.
  75. Versace, M., Ames, H., Leveille, J., Fortenberry, B., Mhatre, H., and Gorchetchnikov, A. (2008). KInNeSS: A modular framework for computational neuroscience. Neuroinformatics, 6, 291-309.
  76. Yazdanbakhsh A. and Gori S. (2008). Why does the rotating tilted lines illusion rotate? Journal of Vision, 8, 131.
  77. Yazdanbakhsh, A. and Gori, S. (2008). A new psychophysical estimation of the receptive field size. Neuroscience Letters, 438, 246-251.
  78. Yoshida, M., Fransen, E., Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). mGluR-dependent persistent firing in entorhinal cortex layer III neurons. European Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 1116-112.
  79. Yotsumoto, Y., McLaughlin, C., Kahana, M.J., and Sekuler, R. (2008). tem and source recognition in episodic memory for visual textures. Memory & Cognition, 36, 282–294.
  80. Zilli, E.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Analyses of Markov decision process structure regarding the possible strategic use of interacting memory Systems. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2.
  81. Zilli, E.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Modeling the role of working memory and episodic memory in behavioral tasks. Hippocampus, 18, 193-209.
  82. Zilli, E.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). The influence of Markov decision process structure on the possible strategic use of working memory and episodic memory. PloS ONE, 3, e2756.