Voluntary self-initiation of the stimuli onset improves working memory and accelerates visual and attentional processing
Publisher: Heliyon, Link> ABSTRACT The ability of an organism to voluntarily control the stimuli onset modulates perceptual and attentional functions. Since stimulus encoding is an essential component of working memory (WM), we conjectured that controlling the initiation of the perceptual process would positively modulate WM. To corroborate this proposition, we tested twenty-five healthy subjects in […]
Plasticity in the Receptive Fields by Microstimulation
Publisher: Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience, Link> ABSTRACT In Chap. 11, Pedro Maldonado describes his joint work with his PhD advisor, George Gerstein, demonstrating plasticity in receptive field properties, neuronal interactions, and network dynamics in the rat auditory cortex upon electrical intracortical microstimulation.
The impact of flashing on the efficacy of variable message signs: A vehicle-by-vehicle approach
Publisher: Sustainability, Link> ABSTRACT A great deal of research has examined the efficacy of variable message signs (VMS) to induce driver behavior changes, improve safety conditions, and decongest the traffic network. However, there is little literature regarding the most effective ways to display this information on VMS. Furthermore, none of the previous contributions have concentrated […]