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adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Proximal vocal threat recruits the right voice-sensitive auditory cortex

Leonardo Ceravolo, Sascha Frühholz and Didier Grandjean.

in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 7214 words.

The accurate estimation of the proximity of threat is important for biological survival and to assess relevant events of everyday life. We addressed the question of whether proximal as...

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Cortisol fluctuations relate to interictal epileptiform discharges in stress sensitive epilepsy

Jolien S. van Campen, E. Lorraine Hompe, Floor E. Jansen, Demetrios N. Velis, Willem M. Otte, Fia van de Berg, Kees P. J. Braun, Gerhard H. Visser, Josemir W. Sander, Marian Joels and Maeike Zijlmans.

in Brain

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Sleep Medicine. 4093 words.

People with epilepsy often report seizures precipitated by stress. This is believed to be due to effects of stress hormones, such as cortisol, on neuronal excitability. Cortisol, regardless...

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Domain-general and Domain-sensitive Prefrontal Mechanisms for Recollecting Events and Detecting Novelty

Ian G. Dobbins and Anthony D. Wagner.

in Cerebral Cortex

November 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 8431 words.

Recollecting the past and discriminating novel from familiar memoranda depend on poorly understood prefrontal cortical (PFC) mechanisms hypothesized to vary according to memory task (e.g....

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Risk-Sensitive Decision-Making in Patients with Posterior Parietal and Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Injury

Bettina Studer, Facundo Manes, Glyn Humphreys, Trevor W. Robbins and Luke Clark.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2015; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 7373 words.

Successful choice under risk requires the integration of information about outcome probabilities and values and implicates a brain network including the ventromedial prefrontal cortex...

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Direction-Sensitive Codes for Observed Head Turns in Human Superior Temporal Sulcus

Johan D. Carlin, James B. Rowe, Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Russell Thompson and Andrew J. Calder.

in Cerebral Cortex

April 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 7631 words.

Humans and other primates are adept at using the direction of another's gaze or head turn to infer where that individual is attending. Research in macaque neurophysiology suggests that...

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Functional study of the rat cortical microcircuitry with voltage-sensitive dye imaging of neocortical slices.

R Yuste, D W Tank and D Kleinfeld.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 0 words.

The computations performed within cortex are likely to be determined by its internal dynamics in addition to its pattern of afferent input. As a step toward characterizing these dynamics,...

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Plasticity of Representational Maps in Somatosensory Cortex Observed by In Vivo Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging

Damian J. Wallace and Bert Sakmann.

in Cerebral Cortex

June 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 9721 words.

We investigated the effect of selective whisker trimming on the development of the cortical representation of a whisker deflection in layer 2/3 of rat somatosensory cortex using in vivo...

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Response Profile of the Face-Sensitive N170 Component: A Rapid Adaptation Study

Martin Eimer, Monika Kiss and Susan Nicholas.

in Cerebral Cortex

October 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 9098 words.

To study the response profile of the face-selective N170 component, an adaptation procedure was employed where adaptor and test stimuli were presented in rapid succession. Test stimuli came...

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Variably protease-sensitive prionopathy in the UK: a retrospective review 1991–2008

Mark W. Head, Helen M. Yull, Diane L. Ritchie, Jan P. Langeveld, Nicholas A. Fletcher, Richard S. Knight and James W. Ironside.

in Brain

April 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 8912 words.

Variably protease-sensitive prionopathy is a newly described human prion disease of unknown aetiology lying out with the hitherto recognized phenotypic spectrum of Creutzfeldt–Jakob...

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Dural and pial pain-sensitive structures in humans: new inputs from awake craniotomies

Denys Fontaine, Fabien Almairac, Serena Santucci, Charlotte Fernandez, Radhouane Dallel, Johan Pallud and Michel Lanteri-Minet.

in Brain

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Pain Medicine. 3753 words.

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Our knowledge on intracranial pain-sensitive structures in humans comes essentially from observations during neurosurgical procedures performed in...

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Natural Scene Evoked Population Dynamics across Cat Primary Visual Cortex Captured with Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging

Selim Onat, Peter König and Dirk Jancke.

in Cerebral Cortex

November 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 10628 words.

Neurons in primary visual cortex have been characterized by their selectivity to orientation, spatiotemporal frequencies, and motion direction, among others all essential parameters to...

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Identification of a Sensitive Period of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure that Alters the Development of the Anterior Cingulate Cortex

Gregg D. Stanwood, Ricardo A. Washington and Pat Levitt.

in Cerebral Cortex

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 6773 words.

Administration of cocaine to pregnant rabbits produces robust and long-lasting anatomical, neurochemical and behavioral alterations in their offspring. For example, exposure to cocaine...

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The posterior superior temporal sulcus is sensitive to the outcome of human and non-human goal-directed actions

Sarah Shultz, Su Mei Lee, Kevin Pelphrey and Gregory McCarthy.

in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

October 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 5748 words.

Prior studies have demonstrated that the posterior superior temporal sulcus (pSTS) is involved in analyzing the intentions underlying actions and is sensitive to the context within which...

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The human amygdala is sensitive to the valence of pictures and sounds irrespective of arousal: an fMRI study

Silke Anders, Falk Eippert, Nikolaus Weiskopf and Ralf Veit.

in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

September 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 7415 words.

With the advent of studies showing that amygdala responses are not limited to fear-related or highly unpleasant stimuli, studies began to focus on stimulus valence and stimulus-related...

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Genetic contributions to sensitive parenting

Shelley E. Taylor.

in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 1562 words.

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The Development and Psychometric Evaluation of a Supplementary Index Score of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery Screening Module that is Sensitive to Traumatic Brain Injury

David Hacker, Christopher A. Jones, Zoe Clowes, Antonio Belli, Zhangjie Su, Murugan Sitaraman, David Davies, Ross Taylor, Elizabeth Flahive, Clare Travis, Nicci O'Neil and Yvonne Pettigrew.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

March 2017; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 6565 words.

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Objective

This study examines the validity of the NAB Screening Module (screening module of the...

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A network of occipito‐temporal face‐sensitive areas besides the right middle fusiform gyrus is necessary for normal face processing

Bruno Rossion, Roberto Caldara, Mohamed Seghier, Anne‐Marie Schuller, Francois Lazeyras and Eugene Mayer.

in Brain

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 8989 words.

Neuroimaging studies have identified at least two bilateral areas of the visual extrastriate cortex that respond more to pictures of faces than objects in normal human subjects in the middle...

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Genotype-specific patterns of atrophy progression are more sensitive than clinical decline in SCA1, SCA3 and SCA6

Kathrin Reetz, Ana S. Costa, Shahram Mirzazade, Anna Lehmann, Agnes Juzek, Maria Rakowicz, Romana Boguslawska, Ludger Schöls, Christoph Linnemann, Caterina Mariotti, Marina Grisoli, Alexandra Dürr, Bart P. van de Warrenburg, Dagmar Timmann, Massimo Pandolfo, Peter Bauer, Heike Jacobi, Till-Karsten Hauser, Thomas Klockgether and Jörg B. Schulz.

in Brain

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 7603 words.

Spinocerebellar ataxias are dominantly inherited disorders that are associated with progressive brain degeneration, mainly affecting the cerebellum and brainstem. As part of the multicentre...

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Horizontal or vertical optokinetic stimulation activates visual motion-sensitive, ocular motor and vestibular cortex areas with right hemispheric dominance. An fMRI study.

M Dieterich, S F Bucher, K C Seelos and T Brandt.

in Brain

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 0 words.

The differential effects of optokinetic stimulation with and without fixation suppression were analysed in an fMRI study in 10 right-handed healthy subjects. Horizontal and vertical...

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From “Five” to 5 for 5 Minutes: Arabic Number Transcoding as a Short, Specific, and Sensitive Screening Tool for Mathematics Learning Difficulties

Ricardo Moura, Júlia Beatriz Lopes-Silva, Laura Rodrigues Vieira, Giulia Moreira Paiva, Ana Carolina de Almeida Prado, Guilherme Wood and Vitor Geraldi Haase.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 6192 words.

Number transcoding (e.g., writing 29 when hearing “twenty-nine”) is one of the most basic numerical abilities required in daily life and is paramount for mathematics achievement. The aim of...

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