Publications

Below is a list of publications from the Pesaran Lab. Each listing includes a PDF copy of the publication, if available.

2016

Wong YT, Fabiszak MF, Novikov Y, Daw ND, Pesaran B. Coherent neuronal ensembles are rapidly recruited when making a look-reach decision Nat Neurosci. 2016 19(2):327-34. doi:10.1038/nn.4210

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Coon WG, Gunduz A, Brunner P, Ritaccio AL, Pesaran B, Schalk G. Oscillatory phase modulates the timing of neuronal activations and resulting behavior. Neuroimage. 2016 Jun;133:294-301. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.02.080.

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Zimmermann J, Vazquez Y, Glimcher PW, Pesaran B, Louie K. Oculomatic: High speed, reliable, and accurate open-source eye tracking for humans and non-human primates. J Neurosci Methods. 2016 Jun 23;270:138-146. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2016.06.016.

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Hawellek DJ, Wong YT, Pesaran B.Temporal coding of reward-guided choice in the posterior parietal cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 7. pii:201606479.

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Cogan GB, Iyer A, Melloni L, Thesen T, Friedman D, Doyle W, Devinsky O, Pesaran B. Manipulating stored phonological input during verbal working memory. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Dec 12. doi: 10.1038/nn.4459.

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2015

Putrino D, Wong YT, Weiss A, Pesaran B. A training platform for many-dimensional prosthetic devices using a virtual reality environment. J Neurosci Methods. 2015 Apr 13. pii: S0165-0270(14)00098-3. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.03.010.

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Orsborn AL, Wang C, Chiang K, Maharbiz MM, Viventi J, Pesaran B Semi-chronic chamber system for simultaneous subdural electrocorticography, local field potentials, and spike recordings IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Eng 2015:398-401.

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Markowitz DA, Curtis CE, Pesaran B. Multiple Component Networks Support Working Memory in Prefrontal Cortex Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 17; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1504172112.

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2014

Cogan GB, Thesen T, Carlson C, Doyle W, Devinsky O, Pesaran B. Sensory-motor transformations for speech occur bilaterally. Nature. 2014 Mar 6;507(7490):94-8.

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2013

Madlon-Kay S, Pesaran B, Daw ND. Action selection in multi-effector decision making. Neuroimage. 2013. 70C:66-79.

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Wong YT, Putrino D, Weiss A, Pesaran B. Utilizing movement synergies to improve decoding performance for a brain machine interface. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013;2013:289-292.

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2012

Banerjee A, Dean HL, Pesaran B. Parametric models to relate spike train and LFP dynamics with neural information processing. Front Comput Neurosci. 2012. 6:51.

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Dean HL, Hagan MA, Pesaran B. Only coherent spiking in posterior parietal cortex coordinates looking and reaching. Neuron. 2012. 73(4):829-841

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Hagan MA, Dean HL, Pesaran B. Spike-field activity in parietal area LIP during coordinated reach and saccade movements. J Neurophysiol. 2012. 105(5): 1275-90.

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Gunduz A, Brunner P, Daitch A, Leuthardt EC, Ritaccio AL, Pesaran B, Schalk G. Decoding covert spatial attention using electrocorticographic (ECoG) signals in humans. Neuroimage. 2012. 60(4):2285-93

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Putrino D, Wong YT, Vigeral M, Pesaran B. Development of a closed-loop
feedback system for real-time control of a high-dimensional Brain Machine
Interface
. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012;2012:4567-70.

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Wong YT, Vigeral M, Putrino D, Pfau D, Merel J, Paninski L, Pesaran B. Decoding arm and hand movements across layers of the macaque frontal cortices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012;2012:1757-60.

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2011

Markowitz DA, Wong YT, Gray CM, Pesaran B. Optimizing the decoding of movement goals from local field potentials in Macaque cortex. J Neurosci. 2011. 31(50):18412-22

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Markowitz DA, Wong YT, Shewcraft RA, Pesaran B.  Competition for visual selection in the oculomotor system. J Neurosci. 2011. 31(25):9298-306

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Dean HL, Marti D, Tsui E, Rinzel JL, Pesaran B. Reaction time correlations during eye-hand coordination: Behavior and modeling. J Neurosci. 2011 31(7):2399-412

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Lee B, Pesaran B, Andersen RA. Area MSTd neurons compensate for visual stimuli in eye coordinates during fixation and pursuit. J Neurophysiol. 2011, 105(1):60-8

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Gunduz A, Brunner P, Daitch A, Leuthardt EC, Ritaccio AL, Pesaran B, Schalk G. Neural correlates of visual-spatial attention in electrocorticographic signals in humans. Front Hum Neurosci. 2011 Sep 24;5:89

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2010

Banerjee A, Dean HL, Pesaran B.  A likelihood method for computing selection times in spiking and local field potential activity. J Neurophysiol. 2010. 104(6):3705-20

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Pesaran B, Nelson MJ, Andersen RA. A relative position code for saccades in dorsal premotor cortex. J Neurosci. 2010 30(19):6527-37

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Pesaran B. Neural correlations, decisions, and actions. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2010 Apr;20(2):166-71

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2009

Gershman S, Pesaran B, Daw N. Human reinforcement learning subdivides structured action spaces by learning effector-specific values. J Neurosci. 2009 29(43):13524-31

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Pesaran B. Uncovering the mysterious origins of local field potentials. Neuron. 2009 Jan 15;61(1):1-2

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Pesaran B Uncovering the mysterious origins of local field potentials Neuron 2009 Jan 15;61(1):1-2.

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2008

Pesaran B, Nelson MJ, Andersen RA. Free choice activates a decision circuit between frontal and parietal cortex. Nature. 2008. 453(7103):406-409

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2007

Lee B, Pesaran B, Andersen RA.  Translation speed compensation in MSTd. J Neurosci. 2007. 27(10):2582-91

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2006

Pesaran B, Nelson MJ, Andersen RA. Dorsal premotor cortex encodes the relative position of the hand, eye and goal before reaches. Neuron. 2006. 51:125-134

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Bokil H, Pesaran B, Andersen RA, Mitra PP.  A framework for the detection and classification of events in neural activity. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2006 53(8):1678-1688

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2004

Andersen RA, Musallam S, Pesaran B. Selecting the signals for a brain-machine interface. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2004 Dec;14(6):720-6.

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Andersen RA, Burdick JW, Musallam S, Pesaran B, Cham JG. Cognitive neural prosthetics. Trends Cogn Sci. 2004 Nov;8(11):486-93.

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2003

Scherberger H, Fineman I, Musallam S, Dubowitz DJ, Bernheim KA, Pesaran B, Corneil BD, Gillikan B, Andersen RA. Magnetic resonance image-guided implantation of chronic recording electrodes in the macaque intraparietal sulcus. J Neurosci Methods. 2003 Nov 30;130(1):1-8..

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Shenoy KV, Meeker D, Cao S, Kureishi S, Pesaran B, Buneo C, Batista AP, Mitra PP, Burdick JW, Andersen RA. Neural prosthetic control signals from plan activity. Neuroreport. 2003 14:591-596

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2002

Pesaran B, Pezaris J, Sahani M, Mitra PP, Andersen RA. Temporal structure in neuronal activity during working memory in macaque parietal cortex. Nat Neurosci. 2002 Aug;5(8):805-811

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2000

Tchernikovski O, Nottebohm F, Ho CE, Pesaran B, Mitra PP.  A procedure for an automated measurement of song similarity. Animal Behaviour. 2000. 59:1167-1176

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1999

Mitra PP, Pesaran B. Analysis of dynamic brain imaging data. Biophys J. 1999; 76:691-708

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1998

Fee MS, Shraiman B, Pesaran B, Mitra PP. The role of nonlinear dynamics of the syrinx in the vocalizations of a songbird. Nature. 1998; 395:67-71

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1997

Prechtl JC, Cohen LB, Pesaran B, Mitra PP, Kleinfeld D. Visual stimuli induce waves of electrical activity in turtle cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Jul 8;94(14):7621-6

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