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Journal articles and peer-reviewed reviews

Single-Neuron Correlates of Error Monitoring and Post-Error Adjustments in Human Medial Frontal Cortex (Original)
Fu Z, Wu Daw-An J, Ross I, Chung JM, Mamelak AN, Adolphs R, Rutishauser U
Neuron, in press (2019)

Safety and Utility of Hybrid Depth Electrodes for Seizure Localization and Single-Unit Neuronal Recording (Original, OA)
Carlson AA, Rutishauser U, Mamelak AN.
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 16:1-9 (2018)

Encoding of Target Detection during Visual Search by Single Neurons in the Human Brain (original) (local pdf)
Wang S, Mamelak AN, Adolphs R, Rutishauser U
Current Biology, 28(13):2058-2069 (2018)

Dataset of human medial temporal lobe single neuron activity during declarative memory encoding and recognition (original, OA)
Faraut MCM, Carlson AA, Sullivan S, Tudusciuc O, Ross I, Reed CM, Chung JM, Mamelak AN, Rutishauser U
Scientific Data, 5:180010 (2018)

Novelty-Sensitive Dopaminergic Neurons in the Human Substantia Nigra Predict Success of Declarative Memory Formation (original, OA)
Kaminski J, Mamelak A.N, Birch K, Mosher C.P, Michele Tagliati M, Rutishauser U
Current Biology, 28(9):1333-1343 (2018)

Human episodic memory retrieval is accompanied by a neural contiguity effect (original, OA) (biorxiv)
Folkerts S, Rutishauser U, Howard M
Journal of Neuroscience, 38(17):4200-4211 (2018)

Solving constraint-satisfaction problems with distributed neocortical-like neuronal networks. (arxiv preprint)
Rutishauser U, Jean-Jacques Slotine, Rodney Douglas
Neural computation, 30(5):1359-1393 (2018)

Single-Neuron Representation of Memory Strength and Recognition Confidence in Left Human Posterior Parietal Cortex. (original) (press release) (local pdf)
Rutishauser U, Aflalo T, Rosario ER, Pouratian N, Andersen RA.
Neuron, 97(1):209-220 (2018)

Automatic detection of periods of slow wave sleep based on intracranial depth electrode recordings. (original) (local pdf)
Reed CM, Birch KG, Kaminski J, Sullivan S, Chung JM, Mamelak AN, Rutishauser U.
J Neurosci Methods. 2017 Apr 15;282:1-8.

The human amygdala parametrically encodes the intensity of specific facial emotions and their categorical ambiguity. (original, OA) (press release)
Wang, S., R. Yu, J.M. Tyszka, S. Zhen, C. Kovach, S. Sun, Y. Huang, R. Hurlemann, I.B. Ross, J.M. Chung, A.N. Mamelak, R. Adolphs, U. Rutishauser
Nature Communcations, 8: p. 14821 (2017)

Persistently active neurons in human medial frontal and medial temporal lobe support working memory. (original) (Press release) (local pdf)
J. Kaminksi, S. Sullivan, J.M. Chung, I.B. Ross, A.N. Mamelak, U. Rutishauser
Nature Neuroscience, 20(4):590-601 (2017)

Fixations Gate Species-Specific Responses to Free Viewing of Faces in the Human and Macaque Amygdala. (original, OA) (Press release)
J. Minxha, C. Mosher, J.K. Morrow, A.N. Mamelak, R. Adolphs, K.M. Gothard, U. Rutishauser
Cell Reports, 18(4):878-891 (2017)

Subthalamic Nuclei Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Color Vision in Patients with Parkinson's Disease. (original)(local pdf)
O.M. Dumitrascu, J. Kaminski, U. Rutishauser, M. Tagliati
Brain Stimulation, 9(6):948-949 (2016)

Representation of retrieval confidence by single neurons in the human medial temporal lobe. (original) (local pdf)
U. Rutishauser, S. Ye, M. Koroma, O. Tudusciuc, I.B. Ross, J.M. Chung, A.N. Mamelak
Nature Neuroscience, 18(7):1041-50 (2015)

The primate amygdala in social perception - insights from electrophysiological recordings and stimulation (original) (local pdf)
U. Rutishauer, A.N. Mamelak, R. Adolphs.
Trends in Neurosciences, 38(5):295-306 (2015)

Computation in dynamically bounded asymmetric systems (original, OA)
U. Rutishauser, JJ. Slotine, RJ. Douglas.
PLOS Computational Biology, 11(1): e1004039 (2015)

Competition with and without priority control: linking rivalry to attention through winner-take-all networks with memory (original, OA) (data) (code)
S. Marx, G. Gruenhage, D. Walper, U. Rutishauser, W. Einhauser
Ann NY Acad Sci, 1339:138-53 (2015)

Neurons in the Human Amygdala Selective for Perceived Emotion (original, OA)
S. Wang, O. Tudusciuc, A.N. Mamelak, I.B. Ross, R. Adolphs, U.Rutishauser
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), E3110–E3119 (2014)

Learning and Stabilization of Winner-Take-All Dynamics Through Interacting Excitatory and Inhibitory Plasticity (original, OA)
J. Binas, U. Rutishauser, G. Indiveri, M. Pfeiffer, M.
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 8:68 (2014)

Single-Neuron Correlates of Atypical Face Processing in Autism (original, OA)
U.Rutishauser, O. Tudusciuc, S. Wang, A.N. Mamelak, I.B. Ross, R. Adolphs
Neuron, 80:887-899 (2013)

Predeliberation activity in prefrontal cortex and striatum and the prediction of subsequent value judgment (original, OA)
U. Maoz, U. Rutishauser, S. Kim, X. Cai, D. Lee, C. Koch C
Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience, 7:225 (2013)

Synthesizing Cognition in Neuromorphic electronic Systems (original, OA) (data) (press release)
E. Neftci, J. Binas, U. Rutishauser, E. Chicca, G. Indiveri, R. J. Douglas
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), 110: E3468-E76 (2013)
Commentary on this paper: Reverse engineering the cognitive brain (PNAS).

A method for closed-loop presentation of sensory stimuli conditional on the internal brain-state of awake animals (original, OA) (supplement)
U. Rutishauser, A. Kotowicz, G. Laurent
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 215:139-55 (2013)

Pupil size signals novelty and predicts later retrieval success for declarative memories of natural scenes (original, OA)
M. Naber, S.Fraessle, U. Rutishauser, W. Einhauser
Journal of Vision, 13:22 (2013)

Competition through selective inhibitory synchrony (arxiv, OA) (original)
U. Rutishauser, J.J.E. Slotine, R.J. Douglas,
Neural computation 24(8): 2033-2052, 2012.

Single-unit responses selective for whole faces in the human amygdala (original, OA) (press release)
U.Rutishauser, O. Tudusciuc, D. Neumann, A.N. Mamelak, A.C. Heller, I.B. Ross, L. Philpott, W. Sutherling, R. Adolphs
Current Biology, 21(10):1654-1660, 2011.
Dispatch "Face Recognition: Vision and Emotions beyond the Bubble" in Current Biology 21(21), 2011.

Collective stability of networks of winner-take-all circuits (pre-print pdf) (original) (Arxiv)
U. Rutishauser, R.J. Douglas, J.J.E. Slotine
Neural computation 23(3):735-773, 2011.

Human memory strength is predicted by theta-frequency phase-locking of single neurons (original) (local pdf) (Faculty of 1000 Neuroscience) (Faculty of 1000 Neurological disorders)
U. Rutishauser, I.B. Ross, A.N. Mamelak, E.M. Schuman
Nature, 903-907 (464), 2010.
Research highlight "Learning and memory: It's all in the timing" in Nature Reviews Neuroscience.

Time course of target recognition in visual search (original, OA)
A. Kotowicz, U. Rutishauser, C. Koch
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4:31, 2010.

State dependent computation using coupled recurrent networks (abstract) (local pdf)
U. Rutishauser, R.J. Douglas
Neural computation, 21(2):478-509, 2009.

Task-demands can immediately reverse the effects of sensory-driven saliency in complex visual stimuli (original, OA)
W. Einhauser, U. Rutishauser, C. Koch
Journal of Vision, 8(2):2, 1-19, 2008.

Activity of human hippocampal and amygdala neurons during retrieval of declarative memories (original, OA) (local pdf) (pdf supplement)
U. Rutishauser, E.M. Schuman, A.N. Mamelak
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 105:329-34, 2008.

Probabilistic modeling of eye movement data during conjunction search via feature-based attention (local pdf) (original, OA) (Video of a few visual search trials for oriented colored bars and eye saccades/fixations of a subject)
U. Rutishauser, C. Koch
Journal of Vision, 7(6):5, 1-20, 2007.

The Relation of Phase-Noise and Luminance-Contrast to Overt Attention in Complex Visual Stimuli (local pdf) (original, OA)
W. Einhauser, U. Rutishauser, E.P Frady, S. Nadler, P. Koenig, C. Koch
Journal of Vision, 6:1148-1158, 2006.

Single-trial learning of novel stimuli by individual neurons of the human hippocampus-amygdala complex (local pdf) (supplement) (original, OA) (HHMI News article) (Caltech News article) (Faculty of 1000 evaluation)
U. Rutishauser, AN Mamelak, EM Schuman
Neuron, 49:805-813, 2006.

Online detection and sorting of extracellularly recorded action potentials in human medial temporal lobe recordings, in vivo (download software) (original) (local pdf) (arXiv)
U. Rutishauser, EM Schuman, AN Mamelak
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 154:204-224, 2006.

Selective visual attention enables learning and recognition of multiple objects in cluttered scences (local pdf)(Original from Elsevier)
D. Walther*, U. Rutishauser*, C. Koch and P. Perona
Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 100:41-63, 2005..

Control and learning of ambience by an intelligent building (local pdf)
U. Rutishauser, J. Joller, R. Douglas
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part A: Systems and Humans, Special Issue on Ambient Intelligence, 35:121-132, 2005.

Design for a brain revisited: The neuromorphic design and functionality of the interactive space Ada (abstract)(local pdf)
Eng, K and Klein, D and Baebler, A and Bernadet, U and Blanchard, M and Costa, M and Delbruck, T and Douglas, R J and Hepp, K and Manzolli, J and Mintz, M and Roth, F and Rutishauser, U and Wassermann, K and Whatley, A M and Wittmann, A and Wyss, R and Verschure, P F M J.
Reviews in the Neurosciences, 14:(1-2) 145-180, 2003.

Reviews


Single-Neuron Correlates of Awareness during Attentional Blinks (original)
Fu Z, U. Rutishauser
Trends Cogn Sci. 22(1):5-7 (2018).

Decision Making: A Role for the Amygdala in Translating Goals into Choices (original)
U. Rutishauser
Current Biology 21;26(22):R1177-R1179 (2016).

Making Decisions Based on autobiographical memories (original)
J. Minxha, U. Rutishauser
Neuron, 86:350-352 (2015)

Transforming visual percepts into memories (original)
U. Rutishauser
Current Biology, 24(3):R125-7 (2014).

What's it Like to be a Brain? (eSkeptic version) (Magazine)
Review of Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist, by Christof Koch, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012.
U. Rutishauser
Skeptic Magazine, 17:3, 2012

Ambient intelligence for smart buildings (pdf) (original)
U. Rutishauser, J. Trindler, RJ Douglas
The Neuromorphic Engineer vol. 1, nr. 1, Institute of Neuromorphic Engineering, 2004.

Books

Single neuron Studies of the Human Brain - Probing Cognition. (Buy)
Edited by I.Fried, U.Rutishauser, M. Cerf, G. Kreiman.
MIT Press: Boston, 2014.

Book chapters

Surgical and Electrophysiological Techniques for Single-Neuron Recordings in Human Epilepsy Patients (original) (local pdf)
J. Minxha, A.N. Mamelak, U. Rutishauser
In: Sillitoe R. (eds) Extracellular Recording Approaches. Neuromethods, vol 134, 2018. Humana Press, New York, NY. ISBN 978-1-4939-7548-8

Insights on vision derived from studying human single neurons (original)
J. Kaminski, U. Rutishauser
In Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision, Springer, Ed. Zhao, Q., ISBN 978-981-10-0213-7. (2016)

Data analysis techniques for Human Microwire Recordings: Spike Detection and Sorting, Decoding, Relation between Neurons and Local Field Potentials (local pdf)
U. Rutishauser, M. Cerf, G. Kreiman
In Single neuron studies of the Human Brain, MIT Press: Boston, 2014: 59-98.

Single Neuron correlates of declarative memory formation and retrieval in the Human Medial Temporal Lobe (local pdf)
U. Rutishauser, E.M. Schuman, A.N. Mamelak
In Single neuron studies of the Human Brain, MIT Press: Boston, 2014: 101-120.

Electrophysiological Responses to Faces in the Human Amygdala (local pdf)
R. Adolphs, H. Kawasaki, O.Tudusciuc, M. Howard III, C. Heller, W. Sutherling, L. Philpott, IB. Ross, A.N. Mamelak, U. Rutishauser
In Single neuron studies of the Human Brain, MIT Press: Boston, 2014: 229-246.

The Next Ten Years and Beyond
U. Rutishauser, I. Fried, M. Cerf, G. Kreiman
In Single neuron studies of the Human Brain, MIT Press: Boston, 2014: 347-358.

Conference proceedings


Is bottom-up attention useful for object recognition? (abstract, homepage, pdf,supplement,Poster,
Note: This paper won the best poster award in the track recognition and sensors)
U. Rutishauser*, D. Walther*, C. Koch, P. Perona
Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2004), vol2, 37-44, IEEE press.

On the usefulness of attention for object recognition (homepage, pdf)
D. Walther*, U. Rutishauser*, C. Koch, P. Perona
2nd Workshop on Attention and Performance in Computational Vision (2004), at the European Computer Vision Confererence (ECCV04), 96-103.

Discovery of logical structures in a multisensor environment based on sparse events (abstract,download,more info)
J. Trindler, R. Zwiker, U. Rutishauser, J.Joller, R. Douglas
Workshop on Ambient Intelligence, 8th National Congress of Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, Pisa, Italy, September 2003.

Ada: a playful interactive space (download paper) (download associated video)
A. Baebler, U. Bernardet, M. Blanchard, A. Briska, M. Costa, T. Delbrueck, R. Douglas, K. Eng, K. Hepp, D. Klein, J. Manzolli, M. Mintz, F. Roth, U. Rutishauser, P. Verschure, K. Wassermann, A. Wittmann, A. M. Whatley, and R. Wyss.
INTERACT'03 : IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 1st-5th September 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp989-992, Rauterberg, M et al. (Eds.), IOS Press, 2003.

Ada - Intelligent Space: An artificial creature for the Swiss Expo.02. (pdf)
K. Eng, A. Baebler, U. Bernardet, M. Blanchard, M. Costa, T. Delbruck, R. J. Douglas, K. Hepp, D. Klein, J. Manzolli, M. Mintz, F. Roth, U. Rutishauser, K. Wassermann, A. M. Whatley, A. Wittmann, R. Wyss, and P. F. M. J. Verschure
Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2003), May, 3: 4154-4159,2003.

Ada: constructing a synthetic organism (download)
K. Eng, A. Baebler, U. Bernardet, M. Blanchard, A. Briska, J. Conradt, M. Costa, T. Delbruck, R. Douglas, K. Hepp, D. Klein, J. Manzolli, M. Mintz, T. Netter, F. Roth, U. Rutishauser, K. Wassermann, A. Whatley, A. Wittmann, R. Wyss, and P. Verschure
Intelligent Robots and System, 2002. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2:1808-1813, 2002.

Note: * denotes joint first authorship

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