Year of Publication: 2021
Faesel, N., Schünemann, M., Koch, M. & Fendt, M. Antiotensin II-induced drinking behavior as a method to verify cannula placement into the cerebral ventricles of mice: An evaluation of its accuracy. Physiology & Behavior 232, (2021).
Year of Publication: 2020
Capparelli, F. The role of long-range connections in contextual processing and spontaneous activity of primary visual cortex. (2020).PDF icon capparelli_phdthesis_2020.pdf (7.68 MB)
Ernst, U., Chen, X., Bohnenkamp, L., Galashan, F. O. & Wegener, D. A simple canonical circuitry for non-stationary normalization by inhibition to explain and predict change detection in monkey area MT. bioRxiv (2020). doi: icon ernst_preprint_2020.pdf (880.09 KB)
Lisitsyn, D., Grothe, I., Kreiter, A. K. & Ernst, U. A. Visual stimulus content in V4 is conveyed by gamma-rhythmic information packages . The Journal of Neuroscience 40, 9650-9662 (2020).PDF icon lisitsyn_jneurosci_2020.pdf (3.77 MB)
Year of Publication: 2019
Capparelli, F., Pawelzik, K. & Ernst, U. Constrained inference in sparse coding reproduces contextual effects and predicts laminar neural dynamics. PLOS Computational Biology (2019). doi:
Chen, X. Explaining transient neural responses and their modulation by attention: Modelling, formal analysis and comparing to physiological data. (2019).PDF icon chen_masterthesis_2019.pdf (6.03 MB)
Lisitsyn, D. & Ernst, U. A. Causally investigating cortical dynamics and signal processing by targeting natural system attractors with precisely timed (electrical) stimulation. frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 13, (2019).PDF icon fncom-13-00007.pdf (4.65 MB)
Rotermund, D., Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. Open Hardware for neuro-prosthesis research: A study about a closed-loop multi-channel system for electrical surface stimulations and measurements. HardwareX 6 (2019) e00078, (2019).PDF icon HardwareX.pdf (135.71 KB)
Tomen, N., Herrmann, J. M. & Ernst, U. The functional role of critical dynamics in neural systems. (Springer, 2019).
Tomen, N. Functional role of critical dynamics in flexible visual information processing. (2019).PDF icon toemen_phdtesis_2019.pdf (38.86 MB)
Tomen, N. & Ernst, U. The role of criticality in flexible visual information processing. Springer Series on Bio- and Neurosystems (2019).PDF icon tomen_bookchapter_2019.pdf (2.79 MB)
Year of Publication: 2018
Grothe, I., Rotermund, D., Neitzel, S. D., Mandon, S., Ernst, U. A., Kreiter, A. K. & Pawelzik, K. R. Attention selectively gates afferent signal transmission to area V4. The Journal of Neuroscience 38 (14), 3441-3452 (2018).PDF icon JournalofNeurosci_2018.pdf (1.89 MB)
Year of Publication: 2017
Grzymisch, A., Grimsen, C. & Ernst, U. A. Contour integration in dynamic scenes: Impaired detection performance in extended presentations. frontiers in Psychology 8, Article 1501, (2017).PDF icon grzymisch_frontierspsych_2017-1.pdf (1.28 MB)
Harnack, D., Laminski, E., Schünemann, M. & Pawelzik, K. Topological causality in dynamical systems. Physical Review Letters 119, 098301, (2017).PDF icon PhysRevLett.119.098301.pdf (899.59 KB)PDF icon topological_causality_KP5_DH11_MS5_EL2_supplement_alt.pdf (731.89 KB)
Rotermund, D., Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. Open hardware for neuro-prosthesis research: A study about a closed-loop multi-channel system for electrical surface stimulations and measurements. ArXiv: (2017). doi: icon 141184.full_.pdf (7.1 MB)
Year of Publication: 2016
Ernst, U. A., Schiffer, A., Persike, M. & Meinhardt, G. Contextual interactions in grating plaid configurations are explained by natural image statistics and neural modeling. Front. Syst. Neurosci. 10:78, (2016).PDF icon ernst_frontiers_2016.pdf (2.95 MB)
Harnack, D. & Pawelzik, K. R. On causality in dynamical systems. ArXiv (2016). at <>PDF icon Harnack_2016.pdf (969.54 KB)
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. Open Hardware: Towards a fully-wireless sub-cranial neuro-implant for measuring electrocorticography signals. bioRxiv (2016). doi: icon Rotermund_2016.pdf (1.55 MB)
Year of Publication: 2015
Grothe, I., Rotermund, D., Neitzel, S. D., Mandon, S., Ernst, U. A., Kreiter, A. K. & Pawelzik, K. R. Attention selectively gates afferent signal transmission to area V4. bioRxiv (2015). doi: icon Grothe_2015.pdf (1.19 MB)
Harnack, D., Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. A model for attentional information routing through coherence predicts biased competition and multistable perception. J Neurophysiol. 114, 1593-1605 (2015).PDF icon harnack_2015_attentional_information_routing.pdf (1.07 MB)
Harnack, D., Pelko, M., Chaillet, A., Chitour, Y. & van Rossum, M. Stability of neuronal networks with homeostatic regulation. PLoS Computational Biology (2015). doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004357PDF icon journal.pcbi_.1004357.PDF (881.73 KB)
Year of Publication: 2014
Ernst, U. Computational role of center-surround processing. Encyclopedia of Computatonal Neuroscience (2014). doi:10.1007/9781-4614-7320-6_569-1
Tömen, N., Rotermund, D. & Ernst, U. Marginally subcritical dynamics explain enhanced stimulus discriminality under attention. frontiers in SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE 8, Article 151, (2014).PDF icon toemen_frontiers_2014-1.pdf (1.85 MB)
Van Humbeeck, N., Schmitt, N., Hermens, F., Wagemans, J. & Ernst, U. A. The role of eye movements in a contour detection task. Journal of Vision 13 no. 14 article 5, 1-19 (2014).
Year of Publication: 2013
Arevalo, O., Bornschlegl, M. A., Eberhardt, S., Ernst, U., Pawelzik, K. & Fahle, M. Dynamics of Dual Prism Adaptation: Relating Novel Experimental Results to a Minimalistic Neural Model. PLOS ONE 8(10), e76601 (2013).
Ernst, U., Grimsen, C., Janßen, A. & Wegener, D. European Conference on Visual Perception abstracts (2013). Perception 39 (supplement), (Pion, 2013).
Kretzberg, J. & Ernst, U. A. Neurosciences - From Molecule to Behavior: A University Textbook 363-407 (Springer-Verlag, 2013). doi:DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-10769-6_18
Rotermund, D., Ernst, U. A., Mandon, S., Taylor, K., Smiyukha, Y., Kreiter, A. & Pawelzik, K. Toward high performance, weakly invasive Brain Computer Interfaces using selective visual attention. The Journal of Neuroscience 33(14), 6001-6011 (2013).
Year of Publication: 2012
Ernst, U. A., Mandon, S., Schinkel-Bielefeld, N., Neitzel, S. D., Kreiter, A. & Pawelzik, K. Optimality of human contour integration. PLOS Computational Biology 8(5), e1002520 (2012).
Lochmann, T., Ernst, U. A. & Deneve, S. Perceptual inference predicts contextual modulations of sensory responses. J. Neurosci. 32(12), 4179-4195 (2012).
Year of Publication: 2011
Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. Sensible Balance. Science 334, 1507-1508 (2011).
Year of Publication: 2009
Rotermund, D., Ernst, U. A., Taylor, K., Pawelzik, K. R. & Kreiter, A. K. Attention Improves Object Representation in Visual Cortical Field Potentials. Journal of Neuroscience 29 (32), 10120–10130 (2009).
Year of Publication: 2007
Ernst, U. A., Rotermund, D. & Pawelzik, K. R. Efficient computation based on stochastic spikes. Neural Computation 19 (5), 243-257 (2007).
Hermens, F. & Ernst, U. A. Modeling spatial and temporal aspects of visual backward masking. Advances in Cognitive Psychology 3 (1-2), 93-105 (2007).
Levina, A., Ernst, U. A. & Herrmann, M. Criticality of Avalanche Dynamics in Adaptive Recurrent Networks. Neurocomputing 70, 1877-1881 (2007).
Patzelt, F., Riegel, M., Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. Self-Organised Critical Noise Amplification in Human Closed Loop Control. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 1, 4 (2007). doi:10.3389/neuro.10.004.2007
Year of Publication: 2006
Ernst, U. A., Neitzel, S. D., Schinkel-Bielefeld, N., Mandon, S., Kreiter, A. K. & Pawelzik, K. R. Neuroscience (2006).
Pawelzik, K. R., Rotermund, D., Taylor, K., Ernst, U. A. & Kreiter, A. K. FENS 2006 9915010554 (2006).
Rotermund, D., Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. Towards on-line adaptation of neuro-prosthesis with neuronal evaluation signals. Biological Cybernetics 95 (3), 243–257 (2006).
Schinkel-Bielefeld, N., Ernst, U. A. & Pawelzik, K. R. Optimal contour integration: When additive algorithms fail. Neurocomputing 69 (16-18), 1297-1300 (2006).
Year of Publication: 2003
Herzog, M. H., Harms, M., Ernst, U. A., Eurich, C. W., Mahmud, S. H. & Fahle, M. Extending the shine-through effect to classical masking paradigms. Vision Research 43, 2659–2667 (2003).
Herzog, M. H., Ernst, U. A. & Eurich, C. W. Getting the picture. Scientific American Mind 12–13 (2003).
Herzog, M. H., Ernst, U. A., Etzold, A. & Eurich, C. W. Local interactions in neural networks explain global effects in the masking of visual stimuli. Neural Computation 15, 2091–2113 (2003).
Year of Publication: 2002
Ernst, U. A. & Eurich, C. W. The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks, 2nd edition 294–300 (MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 2002).
Etzold, A., Ernst, U. A., Herzog, M. H. & Eurich, C. W. Bunsen-Roscoe-Blochś law holds for visibility of stimuli in neural populations whose activity obeys a Wilson-Cowan dynamics. NeuroNord Conference on Cognitive and Emotional Neuroscience, Delmenhorst (2002).
Eurich, C. W., J. Herrmann, M. & Ernst, U. A. Finite-size effects of avalanche dynamics. Phys. Rev. E 66, 066137 (2002).
Herzog, M. H., Ernst, U. A. & Eurich, C. W. Objekterkennung: Ein Kamel Ist keine Palme. Gehirn und Geist 1, 11–13 (2002).
Year of Publication: 2001
Ernst, U. A., Pawelzik, K. R. & Tsodyks, M. Handbook of Biological Physics 4, 969–1000 (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001).
Ernst, U. A., Pawelzik, K. R., Sahar-Pikielny, C. & Tsodyks, M. Intracortical origin of visual maps. Nature Neuroscience 4, 431–436 (2001).
Etzold, A., Eurich, C. W., Herzog, M. H. & Ernst, U. A. Shine-through – dynamical effects. Dynamics and adaptivity of neuronal Systems – integrative approaches to analyzing cognitive functions (Symposium) (2001).
Eurich, C. W. & Ernst, U. A. Analytical approach to avalanches of spike activity in neural networks. 265th WE-Heraeus-Seminar, Synchronization in physics and neurosciences (2001).
Year of Publication: 1999
Ernst, U. A., Pawelzik, K. R., Tsodyks, M. & Sejnowski, T. Relation between retinotopic and orientation maps in visual cortex. Neural Computation 11, 375–379 (1999).
Eurich, C. W., Pawelzik, K. R., Ernst, U. A., Cowan, J. D. & Milton, J. G. Dynamics of self-organized delay adaptation. Physical Review Letters 82 (7), 1594–1597 (1999).
Year of Publication: 1998
Ernst, U. A., Pawelzik, K. R. & Geisel, T. Delay-induced multistable synchronization of biological oscillators. Physical Review E 57, 2150–2162 (1998).
Lin, J., Pawelzik, K. R., Ernst, U. A. & Sejnowski, T. Irregular synchronous activity in stochastically-coupled networks of integrate-and-fire neurons. Network 9, 333-344 (1998).
Year of Publication: 1995
Ernst, U. A., Pawelzik, K. R. & Geisel, T. Synchronization induced by temporal delays in pulse-coupled oscillators. Physical Review Letters 74 (9), 1570–1573 (1995).
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