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Schledde B, Galashan FO, Przybyla M, Kreiter AK, Wegener D (2016) Task-specific shaping of feature-based attention in area MT. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/058693. (preprint)


Schander A, Tessmann T, Strokov S, Stemmann H, Kreiter AK, Lang W (2016) In-vitro Evaluation of the Long-term Stability of PEDOT:PSS Coated Microelectrodes for Chronic Recording and Electrical Stimulation of Neurons. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2016 (accepted May 2016)


Rotermund D, Pistor, J, Hoeffmann, J., Schellenberg, T., Boll, D., Tolstosheeva, E., Gauck, D., Peters-Drolshagen, D., Kreiter, A. K., Schneider, M., Paul, S., Lang, W. & Pawelzik, K. R. (2016) Open Hardware: Towards a Fully-Wireless Sub-Cranial Neuro-Implant for Measuring Electrocorticography Signals. BioRxiv doi:10.1101/036855.


Grothe I, Rotermund D, Neitzel SD, Mandon S, Ernst UA, Kreiter AK, Pawelzik KR (2015) Attention selectively gates afferent signal transmission to area V4. Web Article. BioRxiv doi:


Schander A, Stemmann H, Tolstosheeva E, Roese R, Biefeld V, Kempen L, Kreiter AK, Lang W (2016) Design and fabrication of novel multi-channel floating neural probes for intracortical chronic recording. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, , vol. 247, pp 125 - 135.


Schander A, Tolstosheeva E, Biefeld V, Kempen L, Kreiter, A, Lang, W (2015) Design and Fabrication of Multi-Contact Flexible Silicon Probes for Intracortical Floating Implantation. Proc. Transducers 2015, Anchorage, Alaska, USA 15 (8): 1-17.


Gledhill D, Grimsen C, Fahle M, Wegener D (2015) Human feature-based attention consists of two spatiotemporally distinct processes. J Vision 15: 832-54.


Tolstosheeva E, Gordillo-González V, Biefeld V, Kempen L, Mandon S, Kreiter AK, Lang W (2015) A multi-channel, flex-rigid ECoG microelectrode array for visual cortical interfacing. ", Sensors 15: 8.


Traschütz A, Kreiter AK, and Wegener D (2015) Transient activity in monkey area MT represents speed changes and is correlated with human behavioral performance. J Neurophysiol 113: 890-903.


Wegener D, Galashan FO, Aurich MK and Kreiter AK (2014) Attentional spreading to task-irrelevant object features: experimental support and a 3-step model of attention for object-based selection and feature-based processing modulation. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 8: 414. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00414.


Galashan D, Fehr T, Kreiter AK, Herrmann M (2014) Human area MT+ shows load-dependent activation during working memory maintenance with continuously morphing stimulation BMC Neurosci 15: 832-54.


Kreiter A (2014) Science at the sharp end of oppressive politics. Nature 506: 133.


Galashan FO, Saßen HC, Kreiter AK, Wegener D (2013) Monkey area MT latencies to speed changes depend on attention and correlate with behavioral reaction times.Neuron 78: 740-750. [Abstract]


Rotermund D,Ernst UA, Mandon S,Taylor K,Smiyukha Y,Kreiter AK, Pawelzik KR (2013) Toward high performance, weakly invasive brain computer interfaces using selective visual attention.J Neurosci 33: 6001-6011. [Abstract]


Traschütz, A., Zinke W, Wegener D (2012) Speed change detection in foveal and peripheral vision. Vision Research 72: 1-13 [Abstract]


Grothe I, Neitzel S, Mandon S, Kreiter, AK (2012) Switching neuronal inputs by differential modulations of gamma-band phase-coherence.J Neurosci 32: 16172 - 16180. [Abstract]


Ernst UA, Mandon S, Schinkel-Bielefeld N, Neitzel SD, Kreiter AK, Pawelzik KR (2012) Optimality of Human Contour Integration.PLoS Comput Biol 8: e1002520. [Abstract]


Tolstosheeva E, Gordillo-González V , Hertzberg T, Kempen L, Michels I, Kreiter AK, Lang W (2011) A novel flex-rigid and soft-release ECoG array. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011: 2973-2976. [Abstract]


Galashan FO, Rempel HC, Meyer A, Gruber-Dujardin E, Kreiter AK, Wegener D (2011) A new type of recording chamber with an easy-to-exchange microdrive array for chronic recordings in macaque monkeys. J Neurophysiol 105: 3092-3105. [Abstract]


Scheeringa R, Fries P, Peterson K-M, Ostenveld R, Grothe I, Norris DG, Hagoort P, Bastiaansen MC (2011) Neuronal dynamics underlying high - and low- frequency EEG oscillations contribute independently to the human BOLD signal. Neuron 330: 572-583. [Abstract]


Rotermund D, Taylor K, Ernst UA, Kreiter AK, Pawelzik KR (2009) Attention improves object representation in visual cortical field potentials. J Neurosci 29: 10120-10130. [Abstract]


Moeller S, N Nallasamy, DY Tsao and WA Freiwald (2009) Functional connectivity of the macaque brain across stimulus and arousal states. J Neurosci 29: 5897-5909. [Abstract]


Wegener D, F Ehn, M Aurich, FO Galashan and AK Kreiter (2008) Feature-based attention and the suppression of non-relevant object features. Vision Res 48: 2696-2707. [Abstract]


Tsao DY, S Moeller and WA Freiwald (2008) Comparing face patch systems in macaques and humans. PNAS 105: 19514-19519. [Abstract]


Tsao DY, N Schweers, S Moeller and WA Freiwald (2008) Patches of face-selective cortex in the macaque frontal lobe. Nat Neurosci 11: 877-879. [Abstract]


Moeller S, WA Freiwald and DY Tsao (2008) Patches with links: A unified system for processing faces in the macaque temporal lobe. Science 320: 1355-1359. [Abstract]


WA Freiwald (2007) Attention to objects made of features. Trends Cogn Sci 11: 453-454. [Abstract]


Wannig A, V Rodriguez and WA Freiwald (2007) Attention to surfaces modulates motion processing in extrastriate area MT. Neuron 54: 639-651. [Abstract]


Kreiter AK (2006) How do we model attention-dependent signal routing? Neural Networks 19: 1443-1444. [Abstract]


Wegener D, FO Galashan, DN Markowski and AK Kreiter (2006) Selective visual attention ensures constancy of sensory representations: Testing the influence of perceptual load and spatial competition. Vision Res 46: 3563-3572. [Abstract]


Conway BR and DY Tsao (2006) Color architecture in alert macaque cortex revealed by fMRI. Cereb Cortex 16: 1604-1613. [Abstract]


Tsao DY and WA Freiwald (2006) What's so special about the average face? Trends Cogn Sci 10: 391-393. [Abstract]


Tsao DY, WA Freiwald, RB Tootell and MS Livingstone (2006) A cortical region consisting entirely of face-selective cells. Science 311: 670-674. [Abstract]


Taylor K, S Mandon, WA Freiwald and AK Kreiter (2005) Coherent oscillatory activity in monkey area V4 predicts successful allocation of attention. Cereb Cortex 15: 1424-1437. [Abstract]


Stemmann H, WA Freiwald, A Wannig, E Schulzke and CW Eurich (2005) Encoding of dynamic visual stimuli by primate area MT neurons. Neurocomputing 65-66: 135-142. [Abstract]


Mandon S and AK Kreiter (2005) Rapid contour integration in macaque monkeys. Vision Res 45: 291-300. [Abstract]


Wegener D, WA Freiwald and AK Kreiter (2004) The influence of sustained selective attention on stimulus selectivity in macaque visual area MT. J Neurosci 24: 6106-6114. [Abstract]


Ernst U, S Mandon, KR Pawelzik and AK Kreiter (2004) How ideal do macaque monkeys integrate contours? Neurocomputing 58-60: 971-977. [Abstract]


Tallon-Baudry C, S Mandon, WA Freiwald and AK Kreiter (2004) Oscillatory synchrony in the monkey temporal lobe correlates with performance in a visual short-term memory task. Cereb Cortex 14:713-720. [Abstract]


Tsao DY, WA Freiwald, TA Knutsen, JB Mandeville and RBH Tootell (2003) Faces and objects in macaque cerebral cortex. Nat Neurosci 6: 989-995. [Abstract]


Rodriguez V, M Valdes-Sosa and W Freiwald (2002) Dividing attention between form and motion during transparent surface perception. Cogn Brain 13: 187-193. [Abstract]


Freiwald WA, H Stemmann, A Wannig, AK Kreiter, UG Hoffmann, MD Hills, GTA Kovacs, DT Kewley, JT Bower, A Etzold, SD Wilke and CW Eurich (2002) Stimulus representation in rat primary visual cortex: Multi-electrode recordings with micro-machined silicon probes and estimation theory. Neurocomputing 44-46: 407-416. [Abstract]


Freiwald WA, AK Kreiter and W Singer (2001) Synchronization and assembly formation in the visual cortex. Prog Brain Res 130: 111-140. [Abstract]


AK Kreiter (2001) Functional implications of temporal structure in primate cortical information processing. Zoology 104: 241-255. [Abstract]


Martignon L, G Deco, K Laskey, M Diamond, W Freiwald and E Vaadia (2000) Neural coding: Higher-order temporal patterns in the neurostatistics of cell assemblies. Neural Comp 12: 2621-2653. [Abstract]


Tallon-Baudry C, A Kreiter and O.Bertrand (1999) Sustained and transient oscillatory responses in the gamma and beta bands in a visual short-term memory task in humans. Vis Neurosci 16: 449-459. [Abstract]


Freiwald WA, P Valdes, J Bosch, R Biscay, JC Jimenz, LM Rodriguez, V Rodriguez, AK Kreiter and W Singer (1999) Testing non-linearity and directedness of interactions between neural groups in the macaque inferotemporal cortex. J Neurosci Meth 94: 105-119. [Abstract]


Gerstner W, AK Kreiter, H Markram and AV Herz (1997) Neural codes: firing rates and beyond. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94: 12740-12741. [Abstract]


Pilz PKD, J Ostwald, A Kreiter and HU Schnitzler (1997) Effect of the middle ear reflex on sound transmission to the inner ear of the rat. Hearing Res 105: 171-182. [Abstract]


Singer W, AK Engel, AK Kreiter, MH Munk, S Neuenschwander and PR Roelfsema (1997) Neuronal assemblies: necessity, signature and detectability. Trends Cogn Sci 1: 252-261. [Abstract]


Kreiter AK and W Singer (1996) Stimulus dependent synchronization of neuronal responses in the visual cortex of the awake macaque monkey. J Neurosci 16: 2381-2396. [Abstract]


Müller MM, J Bosch, T Elbert, A Kreiter, M Valdes Sosa, P Valdes Sosa and B Rockstroh (1996) Visually induced gamma-band responses in human electroencephalographic activity - a link o animal studies. Exp Brain Res 112: 96-102. [Abstract]


Singer W, AK Kreiter, AK Engel, P Fries, PR Roelfsema and M Volgushev (1996) Precise timing of neuronal discharge within and across cortical areas: implications for synaptic transmission. J Physiol 90: 221-222. [Abstract]


Freiwald WA, AK Kreiter and W Singer (1995) Stimulus dependent intercolumnar synchronization of single unit responses in cat area 17. NeuroReport 6: 2348-2352. [Abstract]


Kreiter AK and W Singer (1992) Oscillatory neuronal responses in the visual cortex of the awake macaque monkey. Eur J Neurosci 4:369-375; 1992. [Abstract]


Engel AK, P König, AK Kreiter, TB Schillen and W Singer (1992) Temporal coding in the visual cortex: new vistas on integration in the nervous system. Trends Neurosci 15: 218-226. [Abstract]


Engel AK, P König, AK Kreiter, TB Schillen and W Singer (1992) Why does the cortex oscillate? Curr Biol 2: 332-334. [Abstract]


Engel AK, P König, AK Kreiter and W Singer (1991) Interhemispheric synchronization of oscillatory neuronal responses in cat visual cortex. Science 252: 1177-1179. [Abstract]


Engel AK, AK Kreiter, P König and W Singer (1991) Synchronization of oscillatory neuronal responses between striate and extrastriate visual cortical areas of the cat. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 88:6048-6052. [Abstract]


Kreiter AK, AM Aertsen and GL Gerstein (1989) A low-cost single-board solution for real-time, unsupervised waveform classification of multineuron recordings. J Neurosci Methods 30: 59-69. [Abstract]