Project Publications

Agosta S., Galante E., Ferraro F., Pascual-Leone A., Oster J., Battelli L. (2015), Report of a delayed seizure after low frequency repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in a chronic stroke patient. Clinical Neurophysiology. S1388-2457(15)00731-2. 

Agosta S., Herpich F., Miceli G., Ferraro F., Battelli L. (2014), Contralesional rTMS relieves visual extinction in chronic stroke. Neuropsychologia, 62: 269–276.

Agosta S., Di Giacopo R., Battelli L. (2014), Visual extinction in Parkinson patients. Journal of Vision, 22, 14(10): 1337.

Avesani P., Nguyen T.B., Agarwal N., Bromberg M., Shah L., Olivetti E., (2015), Tractography Mapping for Dissimilarity Space Across Subjects, Pattern Recognition and Neuroimaging,

Battelli L., Agosta S., Martini P., Holcombe AO., Goodbourn PT. (2014), The attentional blink in right parietal patients: Analysis of temporal selection parameters. Journal of Vision, 22, 14(10): 545.

Besserve M., Lowe S., Logothetis N.K., Scholkopf B., Panzeri S. (2015), Shifts of gamma phase across primary visual cortical sites reflect dynamic stimulus- modulated information transfer. PLoS Biology, 13(9): e1002257.

Brovelli A., Chicharro D., Badier J-M., Huifang W., Jirsa V. (2015), Characterisation of cortical networks and cortico-cortical functional connectivity mediating arbitrary visuomotor mapping, Journal of Neuroscience, 35 (37): 12643-12658.

Chicharro D., Panzeri S. (2014), “Modulation of correlation by activity levels: from synaptic currents to single neurons and population activity”, in N.G. Hatsopoulos and J.S. Pezaris (Editors), AREADNE Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, Published by The AREADNE Foundation, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, p. 63.

Chicharro D., Panzeri S. (2014a), Algorithms of causal inference for the analysis of brain effective connectivity among brain regions. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 8:64.

Fasoli D., Faugeras O, Panzeri S. (2015), A formalism for evaluating analytically the cross-correlation structure of a firing-rate network model. Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience, 5:6

Herpich F., Melnick M., Huxlin K., Tadin D., Agosta S., Battelli L., (2015), Transcranial Random Noise Stimulation Enhances Visual Learning In Healthy Adults. Journal of Vision 15(12):40.

Hickey C., Kaiser D., Peelen MV. (in press). Reward guides attention to object categories in real-world scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Hickey C., Kaiser D., Peelen M. (2015), Reward guides attention to object categories in real world scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 144:(1).

Hickey C., Los S. (2015), Reward priming of temporal preparation. Visual Cognition, 23(1), 25-40.

Hickey C., Peelen M. (2015), Neural mechanisms of incentive salience in naturalistic human vision. Neuron, 85(3), 512-518.

Iacovella V., Bertana A., Avesani P. (2014), Functional Hyperalignment of Resting State FMRI Sessions Driven by Autonomic Activity - IEEE proceedings for Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging – PRNI.

Izgu E.C., Fahrenbach A.C., Zhang N., Li L., Zhang W., Larsen A.T., Blai J.C., Szostak J.W. (2015), Uncovering the thermodynamics of monomer binding for RNA replication in Journal of American Chemical Society, 137 (19): 6373-6382.

Kaiser D., Stein T., Peelen M.V (2014), Object grouping based on real-world regularities facilitates perception by reducing competitive interactions in visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (30).

Kaiser D., Stein T., Peelen M. (in press), Real-world spatial regularities affect visual working memory for objects. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Kayser C., Wilson C., Safaai H., Sakata S., Panzeri S. (2015), Rhythmic Auditory Cortex Activity at Multiple Timescales Shapes Stimulus–Response Gain and Background Firing. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(20): 7750 –7762.

Lanzoni L., Melcher D., Miceli G., Corbett J.E. (2014), Global statistical regularities modulate the speed of visual search in patients with focal attentional deficits. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 514.

Larsen A.T., Fahrenbach A.C., Sheng J., Pian J., Szostak J.W. (2015), Thermodynamic insights into 2-thiouridine-enhanced RNA hybridization in Nucleic Acids Research. 43 (16): 7675-7687.

Lopes-dos-Santos V., Panzeri S., Kayser C., Diamond M. E., Quian Quiroga R. (2015), Extracting information in spike time patterns with wavelets and information theory. Journal of Neurophysiology 113(3): 1015-1033.

Martini L., Meyer A.J., Ellefson J.W.,  Milligan J.N., Forlin M., Ellington A.D., Mansy S.S. (2015), An in vitro selection for small molecule triggered strand displacement and riboswitch activity in  ACS Synth Biol 4, 1144–1150.

Mazzoni A., Lindén H., Cuntz H., Lansner A., Panzeri S., Einevoll G.T. (2015), Computing the local field potential (LFP) from integrate-and-fire network models. PLoS Computational Biology (in press).

Nguyen T.B., Olivetti E., Avesani P., (to appear), Mapping Tractography Across Subjects, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.

Nusrat S., Olivetti E., Avesani P., (to appear), Alignment of Tractograms as Linear Assignment Problem, Mathematics and Visualization series, Springer.

Olivetti E., Kia M., Avesani P. (2014), MEG Decoding Across Subjects - IEEE proceedings for Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging – PRNI.

Panzeri S., Macke J.H., Gross J., Kayser C. (2015), Neural population coding: combining insights from microscopic and mass signals, Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19: 162-172.

Peelen M., Stein T. (2014) Feature-specific predictions increase contrast sensitivity. Journal of Vision, 22, 14(10), 1044.  

Plow EB., Cattaneo Z., Carlson TA., Alvarez GA., Pascual-Leone A., Battelli L. (2014), The compensatory dynamic of inter-hemispheric interactions in visuospatial attention revealed using rTMS and fMRI. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:226.

Reeder RR., Stein T., Peelen M. (in press), Perceptual expertise improves category detection in natural scenes. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Reeder RR., Perini F., Peelen M. (2015), Preparatory activity in posterior temporal cortex causally contributes to object detection in scenes. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27:2117-2125.

Reeder RR., van Zoest W., Peelen M. (2015), Involuntary attentional capture by task-irrelevant objects that match the search template for category detection in natural scenes. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 77:1070-1080.

Safaai H., Neves R., Eschenko O., Logothetis NK., Panzeri S. (2015), Modelling the effect of Locus Coeruleous firing on single trial cortical state dynamics and sensory processing. Proceedings of the  National Academy of Sciences, PNAS USA 112(41): 12834- 12839.

Sheng J., Larsen A.T., Heuberger B.D., Blain J.C., Szostak J.W. (2014), Crystal structure studies of RNA duplexes containing s(2)U:A and s(2)U:U base pairs in Journal of American Chemical Society 136(39):13916-13924.

Siebold A., Weaver M.D., Donk M., van Zoest W., (in press), Social salience does not transfer to oculomotor visual search, Visual Cognition.

Stein T., Kaiser D., Peelen M., (2015), Interobject grouping facilitates visual awareness. Journal of Vision, 15:10.

Stein T., Peelen M. (in press), Content-specific expectations enhance stimulus detectability by increasing perceptual sensitivity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Stein T., Reeder RR., Peelen M. (in press), Privileged access to awareness for faces and objects of expertise. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Tyler S., Contò F., Battelli L. 2015, Rapid effect of high-frequency tRNS over the parietal lobe during a temporal perceptual learning task. Journal of Vision, 15(12):393.

Weaver M. D., Hickey C., van Zoest W. (2014), The neural mechanisms underlying competition for oculomotor selection:  An eye tracking and ERP study” at European Conference on Visual Perception, Belgrade 27th August 2014, proceedings in Perception.

Presentation in national and international congresses

Agosta S, Di Giacopo R, and Battelli L. 2014, Visual extinction in Parkinson patients. Vision Sciences Society – Understanding Vision and Brain, St. Pete Beach Florida, May.

Avesani P., (December 2014), Dissimilarity representation for Structural Connectivity Alignment, presentation at University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada, December 10th, 2014.

Avesani P., (December 2014), Mapping Tractography Across Subjects, presentation at MLINI Workshop Machine Learning and Interpretation in Neuroimaging, Montréal, Canada, December 13th, 2014.

Avesani P., (April 2015), Structural Connectivity Alignment, Presentation at Brain Connect, Trento April 23th-26th, 2015.

Avesani P., (June 2015), Tractography Mapping for Dissimilarity Space Across Subjects, presentation at Pattern Recognition and Neuroimaging PRNI, Stanford USA, June 11th, 2015.

Avesani P., (June 2015), White-Matter Alignment Across Subjects By Tractography Mapping, presentation at Human Brain Mapping HBM, Honolulu USA, June 06th, 2015.

Battelli L., Agosta S., Martini P., Holcombe AO., Goodbourn PT. (2014), The attentional blink in right parietal patients: Analysis of temporal selection parameters. Vision Sciences Society– Understanding Vision and Brain, St. Pete Beach Florida, May.

Bertana A., Iacovella V., Avesani P. (2014), Assessing functional hyperaligment of FMRI data through different sample sizes and cognitive tasks - Concepts, Actions, Objects - CAOs, Rovereto, May 8th - 11th.

Brandman T., (May 2015), The Neural Basis of Context-Driven Object Perception, presentation at Vision Sciences Society, Tampa, Florida, US. May 15th 2015.

Chicharro D., Panzeri S. (2014), Modulation of correlation by activity levels: from synaptic currents to single neurons and population activity. AREADNE Research conference in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, Nomikos Conference Centre, Santorini, Greece, 25-29 June.

Hickey, C. (2014), Reward guides visual selection of features and categories. Rovereto attention workshop, Rovereto, Italy, October 24th. [Invited Speaker]

Hickey, C. (2014), The role of reward and dopamine in the perception and selection of real world object categories. Biannual meeting of the Society for Applied Neuroscience, Utrecht, The Netherlands, January 30th. [Invited Speaker]

Hickey, C. (2014), Endogenous doesn’t mean goal-driven: Roles for reward in attentional control. Biannual meeting of the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Dortmund, Germany, May 7th.

Hickey C., Kaiser D., Peelen M. (May 2015), Neural mechanisms of incentive salience in naturalistic human vision. Annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Tampa, Florida, US.  May 18th, 2015.

Iacovella V., Bertana A., Avesani P. (2014), Functional Hyperalignment of Resting State FMRI Sessions Driven by Autonomic Activity - Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging – PRNI, Tübingen Germany, June 4th - 6th.

Iacovella V., (May 2015), Autonomic - activity driven functional hyper-alignment of resting state FMRI sessions, University of Magdeburg, Germany, May 06th, 2015.

Kalinina E., (March 2015), Protocol adaptation for real-time fMRI, Presentation at the ICT Information and Communication Technology Days, Trento, March 13th, 2015.

Olivetti E., Kia M., Avesani P. (2014), MEG Decoding Across Subjects - Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging - Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging – PRNI, Tübingen Germany, June 4th - 6th.

Olivetti E., Kia M., Avesani P. (2014), Brain Decoding Across Subjects - 19th International Conference on Biomagnetism - BIOMAG, Halifax, Canada, August 24th - 28th.

Panzeri S. (invited plenary lecture) at the School in Neurotechniques at the University of Padova, March 09-23, 2014.

Panzeri S. (invited plenary lecture) at the Bernstein workshop on Population Coding, Munich, Germany, July 1-2, 2014.

Panzeri S., (invited speaker) (March 2015), talk at Neurotechnology School, University of Padova, March 2015.

Panzeri S., (invited speaker) (May 2015), talk at Workshop on the analysis of mesoscopic scale signals, Donders University, Nijmegen, Holland, May 2015.

Panzeri S., (invited speaker) (June 2015), talk at Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, June 2015;

Panzeri S., (invited speaker) (July 2015), talk at Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurobiology, Systems Club talk series, Boston, July 2015.

Peelen M., Stein T. (2014), Feature-specific predictions increase contrast sensitivity, Vision Sciences Society – Understanding Vision and Brain, St. Pete Beach, Florida, May 20.  

Saunders D. R., Melcher D. P., van Zoest W. (August 2015), A Dual Eye-tracker Design for Measuring Shared Attention in Dynamic Oculomotor Selection. Poster presented at the European Conference on Eye movements ECEM, Vienna, Austria, August 16th- 21st, 2015.

Siebold A., Weaver M. D., Donk M., van Zoest W. (May 2015), The Effects of Social Salience on Oculomotor Selection. Poster presented at the Rovereto Workshop for Concepts, Actions, and Objects: Rovereto, Italy, May 7th- 10th, 2015.

Siebold A., Weaver M. D., Donk M., van Zoest W. (August 2015), Social salience-based prioritization does not transfer to oculomotor visual search. Talk presented at the European Conference on Eye movements ECEM, Vienna, Austria, August 16th- 21st, 2015.

van Zoest W. (invited talk) (July 2015), Developing representations in visual selection and time. Invited talk at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, July 23rd, 2015.

van Zoest W. (August 2015), Individual differences in the time-course of saccadic selection. Talk presented at the European Conference on Eye movements ECEM, Vienna, Austria, August 16th- 21st, 2015.

Weaver M. D., Hickey C., van Zoest W. (2014), The neural mechanisms underlying competition for oculomotor selection:  An eye tracking and ERP study” at European Conference on Visual Perception, Belgrade 27th August.

Weaver M. D., Hickey C., van Zoest W. (August 2015), Covert selection and suppression as determinants of oculomotor behaviour: An eye-tracking and EEG study. Talk presented at the European Conference on Eye movements ECEM, Vienna, Austria, August 16th- 21st, 2015.

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Prof.David Melcher

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Laura Stefanelli

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