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John H.R. Maunsell

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentNeurobiology
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Our research is aimed at understanding how neuronal signals in visual cerebral cortex generate perceptions and guide behavior. Our approach is to record from individual neurons in trained, behaving monkeys and mice while they perform visual tasks.

    Much of our work is directed at understanding how paying attention to specific visual targets affects the way that they are represented in the brain, and how changes in the sensory representation caused by attention relate to changes in perception and behavior. We have shown that attention increases the strength of neuronal responses without changing their selectivity, effectively representing the attended stimulus as if it were more intense than it really is. Paired measurements of neuronal responses and behavioral performance have shown that much of the behavioral advantage conferred by attention may be explained by this change it causes in the sensory representation, rather than decision processes.

    Another line of research has been exploring the more general question of how the activity of given neurons contributes to specific visual behaviors. Measurements of the trial-to-trial correlation between the strength of a neuron's responses to a weak stimulus and the animal's performance detecting that stimulus have shown that different neurons contribute to a greater or lesser degree to particular behaviors depending on which stimuli they are most sensitive to.

    We also use electrical and optical microstimulation to explore how different regions in visual cortex contribute to visual perceptions. By measuring the stimulus strength needed to produce a just-detectable stimulus in different cortical areas, we have found that all regions of cerebral cortex are comparable in their ability to produce detectable percepts.

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    Duke University, Durham, NCBSZoology
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CAPhDBiology
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MAPostdocPsychology
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    1982Outstanding PhD Thesis Award, Intra-Science Research Foundation
    1986 - 1989Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research
    1991 - 1993Development Award, McKnight Foundation
    2002Elected Fellow, American Academy for the Advancement of Science
    2008Astor Visiting Lecturer, Oxford University
    2014Elected Fellow, American Academdy of Arts and Science
    2018 - 2022Member, Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
    2020Golden Brain Award, Minerva Foundation
    2021Member, National Academy of Sciences

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    1. Zayyad ZA, Maunsell JHR, MacLean JN. Normalization in mouse primary visual cortex. PLoS One. 2023; 18(12):e0295140. PMID: 38109430; PMCID: PMC10727357.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    2. Ghosh S, Maunsell JHR. Rodent attention: Probing the mouse mind with reverse correlation. Curr Biol. 2023 09 11; 33(17):R916-R918. PMID: 37699352.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    3. Cone JJ, Mitchell AO, Parker RK, Maunsell JHR. Temporal weighting of cortical and subcortical spikes reveals stimulus dependent differences in their contributions to behavior. bioRxiv. 2023 Aug 24. PMID: 37662213; PMCID: PMC10473714.
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    4. Wei L, Mitchell AO, Maunsell JHR. Increments in visual motion coherence are more readily detected than decrements. J Vis. 2023 05 02; 23(5):18. PMID: 37223942; PMCID: PMC10214876.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    5. Zayyad ZA, Maunsell JHR, MacLean JN. Normalization in mouse primary visual cortex. bioRxiv. 2023 Apr 18. PMID: 37131716; PMCID: PMC10153131.
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    6. Ghosh S, Maunsell JHR. Neuronal correlates of selective attention and effort in visual area V4 are invariant of motivational context. Sci Adv. 2022 06 10; 8(23):eabc8812. PMID: 35687684; PMCID: PMC9187239.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    7. Day-Cooney J, Cone JJ, Maunsell JHR. Perceptual Weighting of V1 Spikes Revealed by Optogenetic White Noise Stimulation. J Neurosci. 2022 04 13; 42(15):3122-3132. PMID: 35232760; PMCID: PMC8994541.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    8. Ghosh S, Maunsell JHR. Single trial neuronal activity dynamics of attentional intensity in monkey visual area V4. Nat Commun. 2021 03 31; 12(1):2003. PMID: 33790282; PMCID: PMC8012644.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    9. Acker L, Afraz A, Albaugh DL, Amita H, Andrei AR, Angelucci A, Aschner A, Balan PF, Basso MA, Benvenuti G, Bohlen MO, Caiola MJ, Calcedo R, Cavanaugh J, Chen Y, Chen S, Chernov MM, Clark AM, Dai J, Debes SR, Deisseroth K, Desimone R, Dragoi V, Egger SW, Eldridge MAG, El-Nahal HG, Fabbrini F, Federer F, Fetsch CR, Friedman RM, Fujii N, Galvan A, Ghosh S, Gieselmann MA, Gulli RA, Hikosaka O, Hosseini EA, Hu X, Inoue KI, Janz R, Jazayeri M, Jiang R, Ju N, Kar K, Kohn A, Komatsu M, Maeda K, Martinez-Trujillo JC, Matsumoto M, Maunsell JHR, Mendoza-Halliday D, Monosov IE, Muers RS, Nurminen L, O'Shea DJ, Petkov CI, Pojoga S, Rajalingham R, Ramakrishnan C, Remington ED, Revsine C, Roe AW, Sabes PN, Saunders RC, Schmid MC, Schultz W, Seidemann E, Shadlen MN, Sheinberg DL, Siu C, Smith Y, Solomon SS, Sommer MA, Spudich JL, Stauffer WR, Takada M, Tang S, Thiele A, Vanduffel W, Vogels R, Whitmire MP, Wichmann T, Wurtz RH, Xu H, Yazdan-Shahmorad A, Shenoy KV, DiCarlo JJ, Platt ML, Tremblay S, Fortuna MG, Gail A, Hüer J, Klein C, Ortiz-Rios M, Palfi S, Scherberger H, Senova YS, Treue S. An Open Resource for Non-human Primate Optogenetics. Neuron. 2020 12 23; 108(6):1075-1090.e6. PMID: 33080229; PMCID: PMC7962465.
      Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    10. Abbott LF, Bock DD, Callaway EM, Denk W, Dulac C, Fairhall AL, Fiete I, Harris KM, Helmstaedter M, Jain V, Kasthuri N, LeCun Y, Lichtman JW, Littlewood PB, Luo L, Maunsell JHR, Reid RC, Rosen BR, Rubin GM, Sejnowski TJ, Seung HS, Svoboda K, Tank DW, Tsao D, Van Essen DC. The Mind of a Mouse. Cell. 2020 09 17; 182(6):1372-1376. PMID: 32946777.
      Citations: 61     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    11. Cone JJ, Bade ML, Masse NY, Page EA, Freedman DJ, Maunsell JHR. Mice Preferentially Use Increases in Cerebral Cortex Spiking to Detect Changes in Visual Stimuli. J Neurosci. 2020 10 07; 40(41):7902-7920. PMID: 32917791; PMCID: PMC7548699.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    12. Kang I, Maunsell JHR. The Correlation of Neuronal Signals with Behavior at Different Levels of Visual Cortex and Their Relative Reliability for Behavioral Decisions. J Neurosci. 2020 05 06; 40(19):3751-3767. PMID: 32273483; PMCID: PMC7204075.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    13. Luo TZ, Maunsell JHR. Attention can be subdivided into neurobiological components corresponding to distinct behavioral effects. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Dec 26; 116(52):26187-26194. PMID: 31871179; PMCID: PMC6936701.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    
    14. Ni AM, Maunsell JHR. Neuronal Effects of Spatial and Feature Attention Differ Due to Normalization. J Neurosci. 2019 07 10; 39(28):5493-5505. PMID: 31068439; PMCID: PMC6616284.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    15. Cone JJ, Scantlen MD, Histed MH, Maunsell JHR. Different Inhibitory Interneuron Cell Classes Make Distinct Contributions to Visual Contrast Perception. eNeuro. 2019 Jan-Feb; 6(1). PMID: 30868104; PMCID: PMC6414440.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    16. Cone JJ, Ni AM, Ghose K, Maunsell JHR. Electrical Microstimulation of Visual Cerebral Cortex Elevates Psychophysical Detection Thresholds. eNeuro. 2018 Sep-Oct; 5(5). PMID: 30406199; PMCID: PMC6220593.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    17. Luo TZ, Maunsell JHR. Attentional Changes in Either Criterion or Sensitivity Are Associated with Robust Modulations in Lateral Prefrontal Cortex. Neuron. 2018 03 21; 97(6):1382-1393.e7. PMID: 29503191; PMCID: PMC5866245.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    18. Ni AM, Maunsell JHR. Spatially tuned normalization explains attention modulation variance within neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2017 09 01; 118(3):1903-1913. PMID: 28701536; PMCID: PMC5599664.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    19. Verhoef BE, Maunsell JHR. Attention-related changes in correlated neuronal activity arise from normalization mechanisms. Nat Neurosci. 2017 Jul; 20(7):969-977. PMID: 28553943; PMCID: PMC5507208.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    20. Verhoef BE, Maunsell JH. Attention operates uniformly throughout the classical receptive field and the surround. Elife. 2016 08 22; 5. PMID: 27547989; PMCID: PMC5021523.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    21. Mayo JP, Maunsell JH. Graded Neuronal Modulations Related to Visual Spatial Attention. J Neurosci. 2016 05 11; 36(19):5353-61. PMID: 27170131; PMCID: PMC4863062.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    22. Maunsell JHR. Neuronal Mechanisms of Visual Attention. Annu Rev Vis Sci. 2015 Nov 24; 1:373-391. PMID: 28532368; PMCID: PMC8279254.
      Citations: 110     Fields:    
    23. Mayo JP, Cohen MR, Maunsell JH. A Refined Neuronal Population Measure of Visual Attention. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0136570. PMID: 26296083; PMCID: PMC4546609.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    24. Luo TZ, Maunsell JH. Neuronal Modulations in Visual Cortex Are Associated with Only One of Multiple Components of Attention. Neuron. 2015 Jun 03; 86(5):1182-8. PMID: 26050038; PMCID: PMC4458699.
      Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    25. Ray S, Maunsell JH. Do gamma oscillations play a role in cerebral cortex? Trends Cogn Sci. 2015 Feb; 19(2):78-85. PMID: 25555444; PMCID: PMC5403517.
      Citations: 80     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    26. Maunsell JH. Unique identifiers for authors. J Neurosci. 2014 May 21; 34(21):7043. PMID: 24849339; PMCID: PMC6608196.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Histed MH, Maunsell JH. Cortical neural populations can guide behavior by integrating inputs linearly, independent of synchrony. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jan 07; 111(1):E178-87. PMID: 24367105; PMCID: PMC3890892.
      Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    28. Glickfeld LL, Histed MH, Maunsell JH. Mouse primary visual cortex is used to detect both orientation and contrast changes. J Neurosci. 2013 Dec 11; 33(50):19416-22. PMID: 24336708; PMCID: PMC3858618.
      Citations: 100     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    29. Ray S, Ni AM, Maunsell JH. Strength of gamma rhythm depends on normalization. PLoS Biol. 2013; 11(2):e1001477. PMID: 23393427; PMCID: PMC3564761.
      Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    30. Ghose K, Maunsell JH. A strong constraint to the joint processing of pairs of cortical signals. J Neurosci. 2012 Nov 07; 32(45):15922-33. PMID: 23136430; PMCID: PMC3509501.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    31. Kang I, Maunsell JH. Potential confounds in estimating trial-to-trial correlations between neuronal response and behavior using choice probabilities. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Dec; 108(12):3403-15. PMID: 22993262; PMCID: PMC3544877.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    32. Ni AM, Ray S, Maunsell JH. Tuned normalization explains the size of attention modulations. Neuron. 2012 Feb 23; 73(4):803-13. PMID: 22365552; PMCID: PMC3292773.
      Citations: 58     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    33. Histed MH, Ni AM, Maunsell JH. Insights into cortical mechanisms of behavior from microstimulation experiments. Prog Neurobiol. 2013 Apr; 103:115-30. PMID: 22307059; PMCID: PMC3535686.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    34. Kreiman G, Maunsell JH. Nine criteria for a measure of scientific output. Front Comput Neurosci. 2011; 5:48. PMID: 22102840; PMCID: PMC3214728.
      Citations: 19     
    35. Histed MH, Carvalho LA, Maunsell JH. Psychophysical measurement of contrast sensitivity in the behaving mouse. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Feb; 107(3):758-65. PMID: 22049334; PMCID: PMC3289478.
      Citations: 64     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    36. Cohen MR, Maunsell JH. When attention wanders: how uncontrolled fluctuations in attention affect performance. J Neurosci. 2011 Nov 02; 31(44):15802-6. PMID: 22049423; PMCID: PMC3579494.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    37. Ray S, Maunsell JH. Network rhythms influence the relationship between spike-triggered local field potential and functional connectivity. J Neurosci. 2011 Aug 31; 31(35):12674-82. PMID: 21880928; PMCID: PMC3488382.
      Citations: 52     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    38. Cohen MR, Maunsell JH. Using neuronal populations to study the mechanisms underlying spatial and feature attention. Neuron. 2011 Jun 23; 70(6):1192-204. PMID: 21689604; PMCID: PMC3579499.
      Citations: 115     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    39. Bosking WH, Maunsell JH. Effects of stimulus direction on the correlation between behavior and single units in area MT during a motion detection task. J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 01; 31(22):8230-8. PMID: 21632944; PMCID: PMC3121889.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    40. Ray S, Maunsell JH. Different origins of gamma rhythm and high-gamma activity in macaque visual cortex. PLoS Biol. 2011 Apr; 9(4):e1000610. PMID: 21532743; PMCID: PMC3075230.
      Citations: 523     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    41. Cohen MR, Maunsell JH. A neuronal population measure of attention predicts behavioral performance on individual trials. J Neurosci. 2010 Nov 10; 30(45):15241-53. PMID: 21068329; PMCID: PMC3045704.
      Citations: 95     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    42. Ray S, Maunsell JH. Differences in gamma frequencies across visual cortex restrict their possible use in computation. Neuron. 2010 Sep 09; 67(5):885-96. PMID: 20826318; PMCID: PMC3001273.
      Citations: 229     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    43. Maunsell J. New feature: Disease Focus. J Neurosci. 2010 Jul 28; 30(30):9957. PMID: 20668178; PMCID: PMC6633372.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Lee J, Maunsell JH. The effect of attention on neuronal responses to high and low contrast stimuli. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Aug; 104(2):960-71. PMID: 20538780; PMCID: PMC2934943.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    45. Ni AM, Maunsell JH. Microstimulation reveals limits in detecting different signals from a local cortical region. Curr Biol. 2010 May 11; 20(9):824-8. PMID: 20381351; PMCID: PMC2879058.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    46. Lee J, Maunsell JH. Attentional modulation of MT neurons with single or multiple stimuli in their receptive fields. J Neurosci. 2010 Feb 24; 30(8):3058-66. PMID: 20181602; PMCID: PMC2850605.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    47. Cohen MR, Maunsell JH. Attention improves performance primarily by reducing interneuronal correlations. Nat Neurosci. 2009 Dec; 12(12):1594-600. PMID: 19915566; PMCID: PMC2820564.
      Citations: 573     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    48. Saper CB, Maunsell JH. The neuroscience peer review consortium. Brain Struct Funct. 2009 Sep; 213(4-5):359-61. PMID: 19308445.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Saper CB, Maunsell JH, NPRC Editors and Publishers. The Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Jun 19; 457(1):1-2. PMID: 19410133.
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    50. Saper CB, Maunsell JH. The Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium. Neuroinformatics. 2009 Jun; 7(2):89-91. PMID: 19172416.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    51. Dulay MF, Murphey DK, Sun P, David YB, Maunsell JH, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D. Computer-controlled electrical stimulation for quantitative mapping of human cortical function. J Neurosurg. 2009 Jun; 110(6):1300-3. PMID: 19061348.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    52. Saper CB, Maunsell JH. The Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium. Neural Dev. 2009 Mar 12; 4:10. PMID: 19284614; PMCID: PMC2660324.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    53. Murphey DK, Maunsell JH, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D. Perceiving electrical stimulation of identified human visual areas. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Mar 31; 106(13):5389-93. PMID: 19276119; PMCID: PMC2664020.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Lee J, Maunsell JH. A normalization model of attentional modulation of single unit responses. PLoS One. 2009; 4(2):e4651. PMID: 19247494; PMCID: PMC2645695.
      Citations: 138     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    55. Saper CB, Maunsell JH. The Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium. Eur J Neurosci. 2009 Feb; 29(3):435-6. PMID: 19222555; PMCID: PMC2704555.
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    56. Saper CB, Maunsell JH. Neuroendocrinologies membership of the Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium. Neuroendocrinology. 2009; 89(1):1-2. PMID: 19176976.
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    57. Saper CB, Maunsell JH, Sagvolden T. The neuroscience peer review consortium. Behav Brain Funct. 2009 Jan 16; 5:4. PMID: 19149887; PMCID: PMC2633330.
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    58. Murphey DK, Maunsell JH. Electrical microstimulation thresholds for behavioral detection and saccades in monkey frontal eye fields. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 May 20; 105(20):7315-20. PMID: 18477698; PMCID: PMC2438247.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    59. Ghose GM, Maunsell JH. Spatial summation can explain the attentional modulation of neuronal responses to multiple stimuli in area V4. J Neurosci. 2008 May 07; 28(19):5115-26. PMID: 18463265; PMCID: PMC2720676.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    60. Maunsell J. The NIH Public Access Policy. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 16; 28(16):4109. PMID: 18417688; PMCID: PMC6670314.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    61. Yoshor D, Bosking WH, Lega BC, Sun P, Maunsell JH. Local cortical function after uncomplicated subdural electrode implantation. Laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg. 2008 Jan; 108(1):139-44. PMID: 18173323.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    62. Yoshor D, Ghose GM, Bosking WH, Sun P, Maunsell JH. Spatial attention does not strongly modulate neuronal responses in early human visual cortex. J Neurosci. 2007 Nov 28; 27(48):13205-9. PMID: 18045914; PMCID: PMC6673408.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    63. Lee J, Williford T, Maunsell JH. Spatial attention and the latency of neuronal responses in macaque area V4. J Neurosci. 2007 Sep 05; 27(36):9632-7. PMID: 17804623; PMCID: PMC6672969.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    64. Murphey DK, Maunsell JH. Behavioral detection of electrical microstimulation in different cortical visual areas. Curr Biol. 2007 May 15; 17(10):862-7. PMID: 17462895; PMCID: PMC2034326.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    65. Yoshor D, Bosking WH, Ghose GM, Maunsell JH. Receptive fields in human visual cortex mapped with surface electrodes. Cereb Cortex. 2007 Oct; 17(10):2293-302. PMID: 17172632.
      Citations: 75     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Boudreau CE, Williford TH, Maunsell JH. Effects of task difficulty and target likelihood in area V4 of macaque monkeys. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Nov; 96(5):2377-87. PMID: 16855106.
      Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    67. Williford T, Maunsell JH. Effects of spatial attention on contrast response functions in macaque area V4. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Jul; 96(1):40-54. PMID: 16772516.
      Citations: 180     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    68. Maunsell JH, Treue S. Feature-based attention in visual cortex. Trends Neurosci. 2006 Jun; 29(6):317-22. PMID: 16697058.
      Citations: 338     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    69. Ferrera VP, Maunsell JH. Motion processing in macaque V4. Nat Neurosci. 2005 Sep; 8(9):1125; author reply 1125. PMID: 16127440.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    70. DiCarlo JJ, Maunsell JH. Using neuronal latency to determine sensory-motor processing pathways in reaction time tasks. J Neurophysiol. 2005 May; 93(5):2974-86. PMID: 15548629.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    71. Cook EP, Maunsell JH. Attentional modulation of motion integration of individual neurons in the middle temporal visual area. J Neurosci. 2004 Sep 08; 24(36):7964-77. PMID: 15356211; PMCID: PMC6729935.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    72. Maunsell JH. Neuronal representations of cognitive state: reward or attention? Trends Cogn Sci. 2004 Jun; 8(6):261-5. PMID: 15165551.
      Citations: 199     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    73. Yang T, Maunsell JH. The effect of perceptual learning on neuronal responses in monkey visual area V4. J Neurosci. 2004 Feb 18; 24(7):1617-26. PMID: 14973244; PMCID: PMC6730469.
      Citations: 190     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    74. DiCarlo JJ, Maunsell JH. Anterior inferotemporal neurons of monkeys engaged in object recognition can be highly sensitive to object retinal position. J Neurophysiol. 2003 Jun; 89(6):3264-78. PMID: 12783959.
      Citations: 77     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    75. Ghose GM, Maunsell JH, Ghose GM, Maunsell JH. Attentional modulation in visual cortex depends on task timing. Nature. 2002 Oct 10; 419(6907):616-20. PMID: 12374979.
      Citations: 128     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    76. Cook EP, Maunsell JH, Cook EP, Maunsell JH. Dynamics of neuronal responses in macaque MT and VIP during motion detection. Nat Neurosci. 2002 Oct; 5(10):985-94. PMID: 12244324.
      Citations: 131     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    77. Maunsell JH, Cook EP. The role of attention in visual processing. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2002 Aug 29; 357(1424):1063-72. PMID: 12217174; PMCID: PMC1693016.
      Citations: 86     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    78. Ghose GM, Yang T, Maunsell JH. Physiological correlates of perceptual learning in monkey V1 and V2. J Neurophysiol. 2002 Apr; 87(4):1867-88. PMID: 11929908.
      Citations: 136     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    79. Cook EP, Maunsell JH. Attentional modulation of behavioral performance and neuronal responses in middle temporal and ventral intraparietal areas of macaque monkey. J Neurosci. 2002 Mar 01; 22(5):1994-2004. PMID: 11880530; PMCID: PMC6758868.
      Citations: 79     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    80. DiCarlo JJ, Maunsell JH. Form representation in monkey inferotemporal cortex is virtually unaltered by free viewing. Nat Neurosci. 2000 Aug; 3(8):814-21. PMID: 10903575.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    81. McAdams CJ, Maunsell JH. Attention to both space and feature modulates neuronal responses in macaque area V4. J Neurophysiol. 2000 Mar; 83(3):1751-5. PMID: 10712494.
      Citations: 128     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    82. Ghose GM, Maunsell J. Specialized representations in visual cortex: a role for binding? Neuron. 1999 Sep; 24(1):79-85, 111-25. PMID: 10677028.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    83. Maunsell JH, Treue S. Effects of attention on the processing of motion in macaque middle temporal and medial superior temporal visual cortical areas. J Neurosci. 1999 Sep 01; 19(17):7591-602. PMID: 10460265; PMCID: PMC6782504.
      Citations: 116     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    84. McAdams CJ, Maunsell JH. Effects of attention on the reliability of individual neurons in monkey visual cortex. Neuron. 1999 Aug; 23(4):765-73. PMID: 10482242.
      Citations: 111     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    85. Maunsell JH, Ghose GM, Assad JA, McAdams CJ, Boudreau CE, Noerager BD. Visual response latencies of magnocellular and parvocellular LGN neurons in macaque monkeys. Vis Neurosci. 1999 Jan-Feb; 16(1):1-14. PMID: 10022474.
      Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    86. McAdams CJ, Maunsell JH. Effects of attention on orientation-tuning functions of single neurons in macaque cortical area V4. J Neurosci. 1999 Jan 01; 19(1):431-41. PMID: 9870971; PMCID: PMC6782389.
      Citations: 425     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    87. Sereno AB, Maunsell JH. Shape selectivity in primate lateral intraparietal cortex. Nature. 1998 Oct 01; 395(6701):500-3. PMID: 9774105.
      Citations: 152     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    88. Gibson JR, Maunsell JH. Sensory modality specificity of neural activity related to memory in visual cortex. J Neurophysiol. 1997 Sep; 78(3):1263-75. PMID: 9310418.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    89. Koch C, Maunsell J, Marsálek P. On the relationship between synaptic input and spike output jitter in individual neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Jan 21; 94(2):735-40. PMID: 9012854; PMCID: PMC19583.
      Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    90. Maunsell JH, Treue S. Attentional modulation of visual motion processing in cortical areas MT and MST. Nature. 1996 Aug 08; 382(6591):539-41. PMID: 8700227.
      Citations: 290     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    91. Lehky SR, Maunsell JH. No binocular rivalry in the LGN of alert macaque monkeys. Vision Res. 1996 May; 36(9):1225-34. PMID: 8711902.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    92. Maunsell JH. The brain's visual world: representation of visual targets in cerebral cortex. Science. 1995 Nov 03; 270(5237):764-9. PMID: 7481763.
      Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    93. Assad JA, Maunsell JH. Neuronal correlates of inferred motion in primate posterior parietal cortex. Nature. 1995 Feb 09; 373(6514):518-21. PMID: 7845463.
      Citations: 58     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    94. Ferrera VP, Rudolph KK, Maunsell JH. Responses of neurons in the parietal and temporal visual pathways during a motion task. J Neurosci. 1994 Oct; 14(10):6171-86. PMID: 7931571; PMCID: PMC6577002.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    95. Ferrera VP, Nealey TA, Maunsell JH. Responses in macaque visual area V4 following inactivation of the parvocellular and magnocellular LGN pathways. J Neurosci. 1994 Apr; 14(4):2080-8. PMID: 8158258; PMCID: PMC6577126.
      Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    96. Nealey TA, Maunsell JH. Magnocellular and parvocellular contributions to the responses of neurons in macaque striate cortex. J Neurosci. 1994 Apr; 14(4):2069-79. PMID: 8158257; PMCID: PMC6577134.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    97. Page WK, King WM, Merigan W, Maunsell J. Magnocellular or parvocellular lesions in the lateral geniculate nucleus of monkeys cause minor deficits of smooth pursuit eye movements. Vision Res. 1994 Jan; 34(2):223-39. PMID: 8116282.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    98. Merigan WH, Nealey TA, Maunsell JH. Visual effects of lesions of cortical area V2 in macaques. J Neurosci. 1993 Jul; 13(7):3180-91. PMID: 8331392; PMCID: PMC6576679.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    99. Merigan WH, Maunsell JH. How parallel are the primate visual pathways? Annu Rev Neurosci. 1993; 16:369-402. PMID: 8460898.
      Citations: 349     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    100. Pasternak T, Maunsell JH. Spatiotemporal sensitivity following lesions of area 18 in the cat. J Neurosci. 1992 Nov; 12(11):4521-9. PMID: 1432108; PMCID: PMC6576005.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    101. Maunsell JH, Gibson JR. Visual response latencies in striate cortex of the macaque monkey. J Neurophysiol. 1992 Oct; 68(4):1332-44. PMID: 1432087.
      Citations: 148     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    102. Ferrera VP, Nealey TA, Maunsell JH. Mixed parvocellular and magnocellular geniculate signals in visual area V4. Nature. 1992 Aug 27; 358(6389):756-61. PMID: 1508271.
      Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    103. Maunsell JH. Functional visual streams. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1992 Aug; 2(4):506-10. PMID: 1525550.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    104. Maunsell JH, Sclar G, Nealey TA, DePriest DD. Extraretinal representations in area V4 in the macaque monkey. Vis Neurosci. 1991 Dec; 7(6):561-73. PMID: 1772806.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    105. Merigan WH, Byrne CE, Maunsell JH. Does primate motion perception depend on the magnocellular pathway? J Neurosci. 1991 Nov; 11(11):3422-9. PMID: 1941091; PMCID: PMC6575534.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    106. Merigan WH, Katz LM, Maunsell JH. The effects of parvocellular lateral geniculate lesions on the acuity and contrast sensitivity of macaque monkeys. J Neurosci. 1991 Apr; 11(4):994-1001. PMID: 2010820; PMCID: PMC6575382.
      Citations: 60     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    107. Merigan WH, Maunsell JH. Macaque vision after magnocellular lateral geniculate lesions. Vis Neurosci. 1990 Oct; 5(4):347-52. PMID: 2265149.
      Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    108. Maunsell JH, Nealey TA, DePriest DD. Magnocellular and parvocellular contributions to responses in the middle temporal visual area (MT) of the macaque monkey. J Neurosci. 1990 Oct; 10(10):3323-34. PMID: 2213142; PMCID: PMC6570195.
      Citations: 104     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    109. Sclar G, Maunsell JH, Lennie P. Coding of image contrast in central visual pathways of the macaque monkey. Vision Res. 1990; 30(1):1-10. PMID: 2321355.
      Citations: 201     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    110. Pasternak T, Horn KM, Maunsell JH. Deficits in speed discrimination following lesions of the lateral suprasylvian cortex in the cat. Vis Neurosci. 1989 Oct; 3(4):365-75. PMID: 2487113.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    111. Maunsell JH. Representation of three-dimensional visual space in the cerebral cortex. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1988 Apr; 66(4):478-87. PMID: 3048615.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    112. Haenny PE, Maunsell JH, Schiller PH. State dependent activity in monkey visual cortex. II. Retinal and extraretinal factors in V4. Exp Brain Res. 1988; 69(2):245-59. PMID: 3345806.
      Citations: 66     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    113. Maunsell JH, Van Essen DC. Topographic organization of the middle temporal visual area in the macaque monkey: representational biases and the relationship to callosal connections and myeloarchitectonic boundaries. J Comp Neurol. 1987 Dec 22; 266(4):535-55. PMID: 2449473.
      Citations: 84     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    114. Schiller PH, Sandell JH, Maunsell JH. The effect of frontal eye field and superior colliculus lesions on saccadic latencies in the rhesus monkey. J Neurophysiol. 1987 Apr; 57(4):1033-49. PMID: 3585453.
      Citations: 133     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    115. Maunsell JH, Newsome WT. Visual processing in monkey extrastriate cortex. Annu Rev Neurosci. 1987; 10:363-401. PMID: 3105414.
      Citations: 177     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    116. Newsome WT, Maunsell JH, Van Essen DC. Ventral posterior visual area of the macaque: visual topography and areal boundaries. J Comp Neurol. 1986 Oct 08; 252(2):139-53. PMID: 3782504.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    117. Schiller PH, Sandell JH, Maunsell JH. Functions of the ON and OFF channels of the visual system. Nature. 1986 Aug 28-Sep 3; 322(6082):824-5. PMID: 3748169.
      Citations: 99     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    118. Van Essen DC, Newsome WT, Maunsell JH, Bixby JL. The projections from striate cortex (V1) to areas V2 and V3 in the macaque monkey: asymmetries, areal boundaries, and patchy connections. J Comp Neurol. 1986 Feb 22; 244(4):451-80. PMID: 3958238.
      Citations: 64     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    119. Van Essen DC, Newsome WT, Maunsell JH. The visual field representation in striate cortex of the macaque monkey: asymmetries, anisotropies, and individual variability. Vision Res. 1984; 24(5):429-48. PMID: 6740964.
      Citations: 264     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    120. Maunsell JH, van Essen DC. The connections of the middle temporal visual area (MT) and their relationship to a cortical hierarchy in the macaque monkey. J Neurosci. 1983 Dec; 3(12):2563-86. PMID: 6655500; PMCID: PMC6564662.
      Citations: 353     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    121. Maunsell JH, Van Essen DC. Functional properties of neurons in middle temporal visual area of the macaque monkey. II. Binocular interactions and sensitivity to binocular disparity. J Neurophysiol. 1983 May; 49(5):1148-67. PMID: 6864243.
      Citations: 141     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    122. Maunsell JH, Van Essen DC. Functional properties of neurons in middle temporal visual area of the macaque monkey. I. Selectivity for stimulus direction, speed, and orientation. J Neurophysiol. 1983 May; 49(5):1127-47. PMID: 6864242.
      Citations: 345     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    123. Van Essen DC, Maunsell JH, Bixby JL. The middle temporal visual area in the macaque: myeloarchitecture, connections, functional properties and topographic organization. J Comp Neurol. 1981 Jul 01; 199(3):293-326. PMID: 7263951.
      Citations: 146     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    124. Bixby JL, Maunsell JH, Van Essen DC. Effects of motor unit size on innervation patterns in neonatal mammals. Exp Neurol. 1980 Dec; 70(3):516-24. PMID: 6160045.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    125. Van Essen DC, Maunsell JH. Two-dimensional maps of the cerebral cortex. J Comp Neurol. 1980 May 15; 191(2):255-81. PMID: 7410593.
      Citations: 73     Fields:    Translation:Animals
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