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VERNON LEO TOWLE

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InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentNeurology
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    1. Issa NP, Lee S, Wu S, Rose S, Towle VL, Warnke PC, van Drongelen W, Tao JX. Reply to "which small sharp spikes are benign epileptiform transients of sleep?" Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Nov; 129(11):2495-2496. PMID: 30268708.
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    2. Bruzzone MJ, Issa N, Rose S, Warnke P, Towle VL, Tao JX, Wu S. Insights Into the Therapeutic Effect of Responsive Neurostimulation Assessed With Scalp EEG Recording: A Case Report. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Sep; 35(5):438-441. PMID: 29023305.
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    3. Issa NP, Wu S, Rose S, Towle VL, Warnke PC, Tao JX. Small sharp spikes as EEG markers of mesiotemporal lobe epilepsy. Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Sep; 129(9):1796-1803. PMID: 30005212.
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    4. Daif A, Lukas RV, Issa NP, Javed A, VanHaerents S, Reder AT, Tao JX, Warnke P, Rose S, Towle VL, Wu S. Antiglutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65) antibody-associated epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 Mar; 80:331-336. PMID: 29433947.
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    5. Tao JX, Wu S, Lacy M, Rose S, Issa NP, Yang CW, Dorociak KE, Bruzzone M, Kim J, Daif A, Choi J, Towle VL, Warnke PC. Stereotactic EEG-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 May; 89(5):542-548. PMID: 29183959.
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    6. Ali A, Wu S, Issa NP, Rose S, Towle VL, Warnke P, Tao JX. Association of sleep with sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2017 11; 76:1-6. PMID: 28917499.
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    7. Issa NP, Frank S, Roos RP, Soliven B, Towle VL, Rezania K. Intermuscular coherence in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A preliminary assessment. Muscle Nerve. 2017 Jun; 55(6):862-868. PMID: 27699797.
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    8. Brang D, Dai Z, Zheng W, Towle VL. Registering imaged ECoG electrodes to human cortex: A geometry-based technique. J Neurosci Methods. 2016 Nov 01; 273:64-73. PMID: 27521723.
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    9. Trovk PR, Frim D, Roitberg B, Towle VL, Takahashi K, Suh S, Bak M, Bredeson S. Implantation and testing of WFMA stimulators in macaque. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug; 2016:4499-4502. PMID: 28269277.
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    10. Towle VL, Lee R, Spire JP, Levelt WJ. Letter to the Editor. J Child Neurol. 2016 May; 31(6):804. PMID: 27076375.
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    11. Brang D, Towle VL, Suzuki S, Hillyard SA, Di Tusa S, Dai Z, Tao J, Wu S, Grabowecky M. Peripheral sounds rapidly activate visual cortex: evidence from electrocorticography. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Nov; 114(5):3023-8. PMID: 26334017.
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    12. Xie T, Guan R, Staisch J, Towle VL, Warnke P. Respiratory dyskinesia in a patient with Parkinson disease successfully treated with STN DBS. Neurology. 2015 Aug 04; 85(5):479-80. PMID: 26138944.
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    13. Dangle PP, Razmaria AA, Towle VL, Frim DM, Gundeti MS. Is pelvic plexus nerve documentation feasible during robotic assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation with extravesical approach? J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Aug; 9(4):442-7. PMID: 23218755.
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    14. Pula JH, Towle VL, Staszak VM, Cao D, Bernard JT, Gomez CM. Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer and Macular Thinning in Spinocerebellar Ataxia and Cerebellar Multisystem Atrophy. Neuroophthalmology. 2011 Jun; 35(3):108-114. PMID: 21866205.
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    15. Gazit T, Doron I, Sagher O, Kohrman MH, Towle VL, Teicher M, Ben-Jacob E. Time-frequency characterization of electrocorticographic recordings of epileptic patients using frequency-entropy similarity: a comparison to other bi-variate measures. J Neurosci Methods. 2011 Jan 15; 194(2):358-73. PMID: 20969891.
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    16. Bai X, Towle VL, van Drongelen W, He B. Cortical potential imaging of somatosensory evoked potentials by means of the boundary element method in pediatric epilepsy patients. Brain Topogr. 2011 Jan; 23(4):333-43. PMID: 20652392.
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    17. Ossadtchi A, Greenblatt RE, Towle VL, Kohrman MH, Kamada K. Inferring spatiotemporal network patterns from intracranial EEG data. Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Jun; 121(6):823-35. PMID: 20434948.
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    18. Towle VL, Yoon HA, Castelle M, Edgar JC, Biassou NM, Frim DM, Spire JP, Kohrman MH. ECoG gamma activity during a language task: differentiating expressive and receptive speech areas. Brain. 2008 Aug; 131(Pt 8):2013-27. PMID: 18669510.
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    19. Ben-Jacob E, Boccaletti S, Pomyalov A, Procaccia I, Towle VL. Detecting and localizing the foci in human epileptic seizures. Chaos. 2007 Dec; 17(4):043113. PMID: 18163777.
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    20. Ben-Jacob E, Doron I, Gazit T, Rephaeli E, Sagher O, Towle VL. Mapping and assessment of epileptogenic foci using frequency-entropy templates. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2007 Nov; 76(5 Pt 1):051903. PMID: 18233683.
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    21. Towle VL, Hunter JD, Edgar JC, Chkhenkeli SA, Castelle MC, Frim DM, Kohrman M, Hecox KE. Frequency domain analysis of human subdural recordings. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2007 Apr; 24(2):205-13. PMID: 17414977.
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    22. Bai X, Towle VL, He EJ, He B. Evaluation of cortical current density imaging methods using intracranial electrocorticograms and functional MRI. Neuroimage. 2007 Apr 01; 35(2):598-608. PMID: 17303438.
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    23. Doron I, Hulata E, Baruchi I, Towle VL, Ben-Jacob E. Time-invariant person-specific frequency templates in human brain activity. Phys Rev Lett. 2006 Jun 30; 96(25):258101. PMID: 16907347.
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    24. Chkhenkeli SA, Towle VL, Lortkipanidze GS, Spire JP, Bregvadze ESh, Hunter JD, Kohrman M, Frim DM. Mutually suppressive interrelations of symmetric epileptic foci in bitemporal epilepsy and their inhibitory stimulation. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2007 Jan; 109(1):7-22. PMID: 16707211.
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    25. Baruchi I, Grossman D, Volman V, Shein M, Hunter J, Towle VL, Ben-Jacob E. Functional holography analysis: simplifying the complexity of dynamical networks. Chaos. 2006 Mar; 16(1):015112. PMID: 16599778.
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    26. Bai X, Towle VL, He EJ, He B. Evaluation of cortical imaging techniques based on somatosensory evoked potentials. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006; 1:1000-1. PMID: 17946434.
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    27. Hunter JD, Hanan DM, Singer BF, Shaikh S, Brubaker KA, Hecox KE, Towle VL. Locating chronically implanted subdural electrodes using surface reconstruction. Clin Neurophysiol. 2005 Aug; 116(8):1984-7. PMID: 16000256.
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    28. Lai Y, van Drongelen W, Ding L, Hecox KE, Towle VL, Frim DM, He B. Estimation of in vivo human brain-to-skull conductivity ratio from simultaneous extra- and intra-cranial electrical potential recordings. Clin Neurophysiol. 2005 Feb; 116(2):456-65. PMID: 15661122.
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    29. Troyk PR, Bradley D, Bak M, Cogan S, Erickson R, Hu Z, Kufta C, McCreery D, Schmidt E, Sung S, Towle V. Intracortical visual prosthesis research - approach and progress. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2005; 7:7376-9. PMID: 17281985.
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    30. Bradley DC, Troyk PR, Berg JA, Bak M, Cogan S, Erickson R, Kufta C, Mascaro M, McCreery D, Schmidt EM, Towle VL, Xu H. Visuotopic mapping through a multichannel stimulating implant in primate V1. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Mar; 93(3):1659-70. PMID: 15342724.
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    31. Troyk P, Bak M, Berg J, Bradley D, Cogan S, Erickson R, Kufta C, McCreery D, Schmidt E, Towle V. A model for intracortical visual prosthesis research. Artif Organs. 2003 Nov; 27(11):1005-15. PMID: 14616519.
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    32. Zhang X, van Drongelen W, Hecox KE, Towle VL, Frim DM, McGee AB, He B. High-resolution EEG: cortical potential imaging of interictal spikes. Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Oct; 114(10):1963-73. PMID: 14499758.
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    33. van Drongelen W, Nayak S, Frim DM, Kohrman MH, Towle VL, Lee HC, McGee AB, Chico MS, Hecox KE. Seizure anticipation in pediatric epilepsy: use of Kolmogorov entropy. Pediatr Neurol. 2003 Sep; 29(3):207-13. PMID: 14629902.
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    34. Towle VL, Khorasani L, Uftring S, Pelizzari C, Erickson RK, Spire JP, Hoffmann K, Chu D, Scherg M. Noninvasive identification of human central sulcus: a comparison of gyral morphology, functional MRI, dipole localization, and direct cortical mapping. Neuroimage. 2003 Jul; 19(3):684-97. PMID: 12880799.
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    35. Towle VL, Sloan TB. American Board of Neurophysiologic Monitoring intraoperative monitoring credentialing is for physicians, too. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Jul-Aug; 20(4):296-7. PMID: 14530745.
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    36. Mundel T, Milton JG, Dimitrov A, Wilson HW, Pelizzari C, Uftring S, Torres I, Erickson RK, Spire JP, Towle VL. Transient inability to distinguish between faces: electrophysiologic studies. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Apr; 20(2):102-10. PMID: 12766682.
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    37. He B, Zhang X, Lian J, Sasaki H, Wu D, Towle VL. Boundary element method-based cortical potential imaging of somatosensory evoked potentials using subjects' magnetic resonance images. Neuroimage. 2002 Jul; 16(3 Pt 1):564-76. PMID: 12169243.
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    38. Chu D, Huttenlocher PR, Levin DN, Towle VL. Reorganization of the hand somatosensory cortex following perinatal unilateral brain injury. Neuropediatrics. 2000 Apr; 31(2):63-9. PMID: 10832579.
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    39. Towle VL, Carder RK, Khorasani L, Lindberg D. Electrocorticographic coherence patterns. J Clin Neurophysiol. 1999 Nov; 16(6):528-47. PMID: 10600021.
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    40. Proctor TB, Velde TM, Dayal VS, Bhattacharyya TK, Artwohl J, Towle VL. Auditory brain stem response in young and old guinea pigs. Am J Otol. 1998 Mar; 19(2):226-9. PMID: 9520061.
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    41. Towle VL, Syed I, Berger C, Grzesczcuk R, Milton J, Erickson RK, Cogen P, Berkson E, Spire JP. Identification of the sensory/motor area and pathologic regions using ECoG coherence. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1998 Jan; 106(1):30-9. PMID: 9680162.
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    42. Kos-Pietro S, Towle VL, Cakmur R, Spire JP. Maturation of human visual evoked potentials: 27 weeks conceptional age to 2 years. Neuropediatrics. 1997 Dec; 28(6):318-23. PMID: 9453029.
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    43. Mhoon EE, Bernstein LP, Towle VL. Saccular influence on the otolith-spinal reflex and posture during sudden falls of the cat. Am J Otol. 1997 Jan; 18(1):86-92. PMID: 8989957.
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    44. Cakmur R, Towle VL, Mullan JF, Suarez D, Spire JP. Intra-operative localization of sensorimotor cortex by cortical somatosensory evoked potentials: from analysis of waveforms to dipole source modeling. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1997; 139(12):1117-24; discussion 1124-5. PMID: 9479417.
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    45. Pliskin NH, Hamer DP, Goldstein DS, Towle VL, Reder AT, Noronha A, Arnason BG. Improved delayed visual reproduction test performance in multiple sclerosis patients receiving interferon beta-1b. Neurology. 1996 Dec; 47(6):1463-8. PMID: 8960728.
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    46. Pliskin NH, Kiolbasa TA, Towle VL, Pankow L, Ernest JT, Noronha A, Luchins DJ. Charles Bonnet syndrome: an early marker for dementia? J Am Geriatr Soc. 1996 Sep; 44(9):1055-61. PMID: 8790230.
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    47. Towle VL, Cohen S, Alperin N, Hoffmann K, Cogen P, Milton J, Grzesczcuk R, Pelizzari C, Syed I, Spire JP. Displaying electrocorticographic findings on gyral anatomy. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1995 Apr; 94(4):221-8. PMID: 7537195.
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    48. Towle VL, Cakmur R, Cao Y, Brigell M, Parmeggiani L. Locating VEP equivalent dipoles in magnetic resonance images. Int J Neurosci. 1995; 80(1-4):105-16. PMID: 7775043.
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    49. Cao Y, Vikingstad EM, Huttenlocher PR, Towle VL, Levin DN. Functional magnetic resonance studies of the reorganization of the human hand sensorimotor area after unilateral brain injury in the perinatal period. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Sep 27; 91(20):9612-6. PMID: 7937815.
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    50. Cao Y, Towle VL, Levin DN, Balter JM. Functional mapping of human motor cortical activation with conventional MR imaging at 1.5 T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1993 Nov-Dec; 3(6):869-75. PMID: 8280976.
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    51. Towle VL, Bolaños J, Suarez D, Tan K, Grzeszczuk R, Levin DN, Cakmur R, Frank SA, Spire JP. The spatial location of EEG electrodes: locating the best-fitting sphere relative to cortical anatomy. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1993 Jan; 86(1):1-6. PMID: 7678386.
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    52. Blackman JD, Towle VL, Sturis J, Lewis GF, Spire JP, Polonsky KS. Hypoglycemic thresholds for cognitive dysfunction in IDDM. Diabetes. 1992 Mar; 41(3):392-9. PMID: 1551499.
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    53. Witt JC, Towle VL, Bolaños J, Spire JP. Tetrahedral recording of 3-D BAEPs: evidence for the centered dipole model. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1991 Nov-Dec; 80(6):551-60. PMID: 1720732.
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    54. Towle VL, Witt JC, Ohira T, Munson R, Nader SH, Spire JP. Three-dimensional human pattern visual evoked potentials. I. Normal subjects. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1991 Sep-Oct; 80(5):329-38. PMID: 1716556.
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    55. Towle VL, Witt JC, Nader SH, Reder AT, Foust R, Spire JP. Three-dimensional human pattern visual evoked potentials. II. Multiple sclerosis patients. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1991 Sep-Oct; 80(5):339-46. PMID: 1716557.
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    56. Blackman JD, Towle VL, Lewis GF, Spire JP, Polonsky KS. Hypoglycemic thresholds for cognitive dysfunction in humans. Diabetes. 1990 Jul; 39(7):828-35. PMID: 2191886.
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    57. Towle VL, Maselli R, Bernstein LP, Spire JP. Electrophysiologic studies on locked-in patients: heterogeneity of findings. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1989 Nov; 73(5):419-26. PMID: 2479520.
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    58. Witt JC, Towle VL, Munson R, Ohira T, Spire JP. Vector analysis of three-dimensional evoked potentials: eccentric dipoles. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1989 Feb; 36(2):291-5. PMID: 2917775.
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    59. Towle VL, Brigell M, Spire JP. Hemi-field pattern visual evoked potentials: a comparison of display and analysis techniques. Brain Topogr. 1989; 1(4):263-70. PMID: 2641269.
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    60. Towle VL, Munson R, Ohira T, Ivanovic L, Witt JC, Spire JP. Three-dimensional human somatosensory evoked potentials. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1988 Sep-Oct; 71(5):336-47. PMID: 2457485.
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    61. Ivanovic LV, Rosenberg RS, Towle VL, Graham AM, Gewertz BL, Zarins C, Spire JP. Spectral analysis of EEG during carotid endarterectomy. Ann Vasc Surg. 1986 May; 1(1):112-7. PMID: 3504678.
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    62. Jaspan JB, Towle VL, Maselli R, Herold K. Clinical studies with an aldose reductase inhibitor in the autonomic and somatic neuropathies of diabetes. Metabolism. 1986 Apr; 35(4 Suppl 1):83-92. PMID: 3083212.
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    63. Towle VL, Sutcliffe E, Sokol S. Diagnosing functional visual deficits with the P300 component of the visual evoked potential. Arch Ophthalmol. 1985 Jan; 103(1):47-50. PMID: 3883965.
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    64. Sokol S, Hansen VC, Moskowitz A, Greenfield P, Towle VL. Evoked potential and preferential looking estimates of visual acuity in pediatric patients. Ophthalmology. 1983 May; 90(5):552-62. PMID: 6877784.
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    65. Towle VL, Moskowitz A, Sokol S, Schwartz B. The visual evoked potential in glaucoma and ocular hypertension: effects of check size, field size, and stimulation rate. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1983 Feb; 24(2):175-83. PMID: 6826322.
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    66. Sokol S, Moskowitz A, Towle VL. Age-related changes in the latency of the visual evoked potential: influence of check size. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1981 May; 51(5):559-62. PMID: 6165555.
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    67. Towle VL, Harter MR, Previc FH. Binocular interaction of orientation and spatial frequency channels: evoked potentials and observer sensitivity. Percept Psychophys. 1980 Apr; 27(4):351-60. PMID: 7383820.
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    68. Harter MR, Conder ES, Towle VL. Orientation-specific and luminance effects: interocular suppression of visual evoked potentials in man. Psychophysiology. 1980 Mar; 17(2):141-5. PMID: 7375616.
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    69. Towle VL, Harter MR. Objective determination of human visual acuity from the visual evoked potential. Percept Psychophys. 1979 Jun; 25(6):497-500. PMID: 492915.
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    70. Harter MR, Towle VL, Zakrzewski M, Moyer SM. An objective indicant of binocular vision in humans: size-specific interocular suppression of visual evoked potentials. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1977 Dec; 43(6):825-36. PMID: 73450.
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    71. Towle VL, Harter MR. Objective determination of human visual acuity: pattern evoked potentials. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1977 Nov; 16(11):1073-6. PMID: 914482.
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    72. Harter MR, Towle VL, Musso MF. Size specificity and interocular suppression: monocular evoked potentials and reaction times. Vision Res. 1976; 16(10):1111-7. PMID: 969223.
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