Here are the most recent 100 publications by Berkeley Neuroscience faculty. Click here to view all faculty publications on PubMed.

Cholinergic shaping of neural correlations.

Related Articles Cholinergic shaping of neural correlations. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 May 15;: Authors: Minces V, Pinto L, Dan Y, Chiba AA Abstract A primary function of the brain is to form representations of the sensory world. Its capacity to do so depends on the relationship between signal correlations, associated with […]

A reactivity-based probe of the intracellular labile ferrous iron pool.

Related Articles A reactivity-based probe of the intracellular labile ferrous iron pool. Nat Chem Biol. 2016 Sep;12(9):680-5 Authors: Spangler B, Morgan CW, Fontaine SD, Vander Wal MN, Chang CJ, Wells JA, Renslo AR Abstract Improved methods for studying intracellular reactive Fe(II) are of significant interest for studies of iron metabolism and disease-relevant changes in iron […]

Surround Integration Organizes a Spatial Map during Active Sensation.

Surround Integration Organizes a Spatial Map during Active Sensation. Neuron. 2017 May 06;: Authors: Pluta SR, Lyall EH, Telian GI, Ryapolova-Webb E, Adesnik H Abstract During active sensation, sensors scan space in order to generate a representation of the outside world. However, since spatial coding in sensory systems is typically addressed by measuring receptive fields […]

Engineered hydrogels increase the post-transplantation survival of encapsulated hESC-derived midbrain dopaminergic neurons.

Engineered hydrogels increase the post-transplantation survival of encapsulated hESC-derived midbrain dopaminergic neurons. Biomaterials. 2017 May 05;136:1-11 Authors: Adil MM, Vazin T, Ananthanarayanan B, Rodrigues GMC, Rao AT, Kulkarni RU, Miller EW, Kumar S, Schaffer DV Abstract Cell replacement therapies have broad biomedical potential; however, low cell survival and poor functional integration post-transplantation are major hurdles […]

Dissociable Contributions of Imagination and Willpower to the Malleability of Human Patience.

Dissociable Contributions of Imagination and Willpower to the Malleability of Human Patience. Psychol Sci. 2017 May 01;:956797617698133 Authors: Jenkins AC, Hsu M Abstract The ability to exercise patience is important for human functioning. Although it is known that patience can be promoted by using top-down control, or willpower, to override impatient impulses, patience is also […]

Dopamine-System Genes and Cultural Acquisition: The Norm Sensitivity Hypothesis.

Related Articles Dopamine-System Genes and Cultural Acquisition: The Norm Sensitivity Hypothesis. Curr Opin Psychol. 2016 Apr;8:167-174 Authors: Kitayama S, King A, Hsu M, Liberzon I, Yoon C Abstract Previous research in cultural psychology shows that cultures vary in the social orientation of independence and interdependence. To date, however, little is known about how people may […]

Does One Year of Schooling Improve Children’s Cognitive Control and Alter Associated Brain Activation?

Related Articles Does One Year of Schooling Improve Children’s Cognitive Control and Alter Associated Brain Activation? Psychol Sci. 2017 May 01;:956797617699838 Authors: Brod G, Bunge SA, Shing YL Abstract The “5-to-7-year shift” refers to the remarkable improvements observed in children’s cognitive abilities during this age range, particularly in their ability to exert control over their […]

Perceptual suppression of predicted natural images.

Related Articles Perceptual suppression of predicted natural images. J Vis. 2016 Oct 01;16(13):6 Authors: Denison RN, Sheynin J, Silver MA Abstract Perception is shaped not only by current sensory inputs but also by expectations generated from past sensory experience. Humans viewing ambiguous stimuli in a stable visual environment are generally more likely to see the […]

Tau PET patterns mirror clinical and neuroanatomical variability in Alzheimer’s disease.

Related Articles Tau PET patterns mirror clinical and neuroanatomical variability in Alzheimer’s disease. Brain. 2016 May;139(Pt 5):1551-67 Authors: Ossenkoppele R, Schonhaut DR, Schöll M, Lockhart SN, Ayakta N, Baker SL, O’Neil JP, Janabi M, Lazaris A, Cantwell A, Vogel J, Santos M, Miller ZA, Bettcher BM, Vossel KA, Kramer JH, Gorno-Tempini ML, Miller BL, Jagust […]

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