Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory

 Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada     

 
 


 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 




PUBLICATIONS (PDF links)

Sharp emergence of feature-selective sustained activity along the dorsal visual pathway

Published in NATURE NEUROSCIENCE. 2014, 17, 1255–1262.
Diego Mendoza-Halliday, Santiago Gomez-Torres, and Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo.

 

Prefrontal neurons of opposite spatial preference display distinct target selection dynamics

Published in THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE. 2013, 33(22):9520-9529.
Therese Lennert and Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo.

 

Structure of spike count correlations reveals functional interactions between neurons in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex area 8a of behaving primates

Published in PLOS ONE. 2013, 8(4):e61503.
Matthew L. Leavitt, Florian Pieper, Adam Sachs, Ridha Joober, and Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo.

 

Frames of reference for eye-head gaze shifts evoked during frontal eye field stimulation

Published in the EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE. 2013, 10.1111/ejn.12175.

Authors: Monteon JA, Wang H, Martinez-Trujillo J, Crawford JD.

 

Binocular rivalry of spirals and linear moving random dot patterns in human observers
Published in THE JOURNAL OF VISION.  2012, 12(10). 

Authors: 1. Malek N, Mendoza-Halliday D, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Multifocal attention filters out targets from distracters within and beyond primate MT neurons receptive field boundaries
Published in NEURON, 2011, 72(6):1067-79 (covert image).

Authors: Niebergall R, Khayat P, Treue S, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

                                                                                          

 

Expansion of MT neurons excitatory receptive fields during covert attentive tracking
Published in THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2011, 31(48):17622-36.

Authors: Niebergall R, Khayat P, Treue S, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Attentional modulation of neuromagnetic evoked responses in early human visual cortex and parietal lobe following a rank-order rule
Published in THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2011, 31(48):17622-36.

Authors: Lennert T, Cipriani R, Jolicoeur P, Cheyne D, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Searching for the neural mechanisms of feature-based attention in the primate brain
Published in NEURON. 2011, 70(6):1025-8.

Author: Martinez-Trujillo J.

 

Strength of response suppression to distracter stimuli determines attentional filtering performance in primate prefrontal neurons

Published in NEURON. 2011, 70(1):141-52.

Authors: Lennert T, Martinez-Trujillo J.

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Combined effects of feature-based working memory and feature-based attention on the perception of visual motion direction

Published in THE JOURNAL OF VISION.  2011, 1(1):11

Authors: Mendoza D, Schneiderman M, Kaul C, Martinez-Trujillo J.


Similar perceptual costs for dividing attention between retina- and space-centered targets in humans
Published in THE JOURNAL OF VISION.  2010, 10(12):4.

Authors: Niebergall R, Huang L, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Electrical Stimulation of the Frontal Eye Fields in the Head-Free Macaque Evokes Kinematically Normal 3D Gaze Shifts

Published in THE JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY.  2010, 104(6):3462-75.

Authors: Monteon JA, Constantin AG, Wang H, Martinez-Trujillo JC, Crawford JD.

 

A metric-based analysis of the contribution of spike timing to contrast and motion direction coding by single neurons in macaque area MT

Published in BRAIN RESEARCH. 2011. Jan 12;1368:163-84.

Authors: Sachs AJ, Khayat PS, Niebergall R, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Frequency-dependent attentional modulation of Local Field Potential signals in macaque area MT

Published in THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE. 2010, May 19;30(20):7037-48.

Authors: Khayat P, Niebergall R, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Attention differentially modulates similar neuronal responses evoked by varying contrast stimuli in area MT

Published in THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE. 2010, Feb, 30(6):2188-97.

Authors: Khayat P, Niebergall R, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

3-Dimensional eye-head coordination in gaze shifts evoked during stimulation of the lateral intraparietal cortex

Published in NEUROSCIENCE. 2009 Sep 4.

Authors: Constantin AG, Wang H, Monteon JA, Martinez-Trujillo JC, Crawford JD.

 

Comparing neuronal and behavioral thresholds for spiral motion discrimination

Published in NEUROREPORT. 2009. 20(18):1619-24.

Rodríguez-Sanchez AJ, Tsotsos JK, Treue S, Martinez-Trujillo JC

 

Human updating of visual motion direction during head rotations

Published in J NEUROPHYSIOL. 2008, March.

Authors: Ruiz-Ruiz, M., Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Attending to features inside and outside the spotlight of attention

Published in NEURON. 2007, 55(2):174-6.

Authors: Treue S, Martinez-Trujillo JC.

 

Frames of reference for gaze saccades evoked during stimulation of lateral intraparietal cortex

Published in J NEUROPHYSIOL. 2007, 98(2):696-709.

Authors: Constantin AG, Wang H, Martinez-Trujillo JC, Crawford JD.

Activation of area MT/V5+ and the right inferior parietal cortex during the discrimination of transient direction changes in translational motion
Published
in CEREBRAL CORTEX, 2007; 17(7):1733-9.
Authors: JC Martinez-Trujillo, D Cheyne, W Gaetz, E Simine and JK Tsotsos.

Non-Commutativity of Eye Rotations and the Half Angle Rule
Published in NEURON, 2005; 47(2):171-173.
Author: JC Martinez-Trujillo.

Cross-coupled adaptation of eye and head position commands in the primate gaze control system
Published in NEUROREPORT, 2005; 16(11):1189-92.
Authors: Jachin A. Monteon, Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, Hongying Wang and J. Douglas Crawford.

Selectivity for speed gradients in human area MT/V5
Published in NEUROREPORT, 2005; 16(5):435-438.
Authors: Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, John K. Tsotsos, Evgueni Simine, Marc Pomplun, Richard Wildes, Stefan Treue, Hans-Jochen Heinze and Jens-Max Hopf. 

Frames of Reference for Eye-Head Gaze Commands in Primate Supplementary Eye Fields
Published in NEURON, 2004; 44(6):1057-1066.
Authors: Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, W. Pieter Medendorp, Hongying Wang, and J. Douglas Crawford.

Feature-Based Attention Increases the Selectivity of Population Responses in Primate Visual Cortex
Published in CURRENT BIOLOGY, 2004; 14(9):744-751.
Authors: Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, and Stefan Treue.

Neural Control of Three-Dimensional Eye and Head Movements
Published in CURRENT OPINION NEUROBIOLOGY, 2003; 13(6):655-662.
Authors: J. Douglas Crawford, Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, Eliana M. Klier

Contribution of Head Movement to Gaze Command Coding in Monkey Frontal Cortex and Superior Colliculus
Published in JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 2003; 90(4):2770-2776.
Authors: Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, Eliana M. Klier, Hongying Wang, and J. Douglas Crawford.

Cognitive Physiology: Moving the Mind’s Eye Before the Head’s Eye
Published in CURRENT BIOLOGY, 2003, 13(11):R442-444.
Authors: Stefan Treue and Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo

Neural Control of 3-D Gaze Shifts in the Primate
Published in PROG BRAIN RES., 2003; 142:109-124.
Authors: Eliana M. Klier, Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, WP Medendorp, MA Smith, J. Douglas Crawford.

Electrical Stimulation of the Supplementary Eye Fields in the Head-Free Macaque Evokes Kinematically Normal Gaze Shifts
Published in JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 2003; 89(6):2691-2974
Authors: Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo, Hongying Wang, and J. Douglas Crawford.

Attentional Modulation Strength in Cortical Area MT Depends on Stimulus Contrast
Published in NEURON, 2002; 35(2):365-370.
Authors: Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo and Stefan Treue.

Feature-based attention influences motion processing gain in macaque visual cortex
Published in NATURE, 1999; 399(6736):575-579.
Authors: Stefan Treue and Julio C. Martinez-Trujillo