Nan Y, Liu L, Geiser, E, Shu H, Gong CC, Dong Q, Gabrieli JDE, Deimone R. Piano training enhances the neural processing of pitch and improves speech perception in Mandarin-speaking children. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2018 Jun 25;115(28) E6630-E6639). Epub 2018 Jun 25.  https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1808412115 Read PDF» 

Lowet E, Gomes B, Srinivasan K,  Zhou H, Schafer RJ, Desimone R. Enhanced Neural Processing by Covert Attention only during Microsaccades Directed toward the Attended Stimulus. Neuron. 2018 Jun 21;(99) 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.05.041 Read PDF» 


Acker LC, Pino EN, Boyden ES, Desimone R.  Large Volume, Behaviorally-relevant Illumination for Optogenetics in Non-human Primates. J Vis Exp. 2017 Oct 3;(128). doi: 10.3791/56330. Watch Video>>

Jennings C.G, Landman R, Zhou Y, Sharma J, Hyman J,Movshon JA, Qiu Z, Roberts A.C, Roe A.W, Wang X, Zhou H, Wang L, Zhang F, Desimone R, Feng G. Opportunities and challenges in modeling human brain disorders in transgenic primates. Nature Neuroscience. 2017 June 27. 20(7): 1033; doi:10.1038/nn.4362. Read PDF»

Piatkevich KD, Suk HJ, Kodandaramaiah SB, Yoshida F, DeGennaro EM, Drobizhev M, Hughes TE, Desimone R, Boyden ES, Verkhusha VV. Near-Infrared Fluorescent Proteins Engineered from Bacterial Phytochromes in Neuroimaging.   Biophys J. 2017 Nov 21;113(10):2299-2309. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2017.09.007. Epub 2017 Oct 7. Read PDF»

Xu M, Baldauf D, Chang CQ, Desimone R, Tan LH. Distinct distributed patterns of neural activity are associated with two languages in the bilingual brain. Sci Adv. 2017 Jul 12;3(7):e1603309. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1603309. eCollection 2017 Jul. Read PDF»


Acker L, Pino EN, Boyden ES, Desimone R. FEF inactivation with improved optogenetic methods. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2016 Nov 15;113(46):E7297-E7306. Epub 2016 Nov 2. Read PDF »

Tillberg PW, Chen F, Piatkevich KD, Zhao Y, Yu CC, English BP, Gao L, Martorell A, Suk HJ, Yoshida F, DeGennaro EM, Roossien DH, Gong G, Seneviratne U, Tannenbaum SR, Desimone R, Cai D, Boyden ES. Protein-retention expansion microscopy of cells and tissues labeled using standard fluorescent proteins and antibodies. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Sep;34(9):987-92. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3625. Read PDF».

Zhou H, Schafer RJ, Desimone R. Pulvinar-Cortex interactions in vision and attention. Neuron. 2016 Jan 6;89(1):209-20. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.11.034. PMID: 26748092. Read PDF »


Bichot NP, Heard MT, DeGennaro EM, Desimone R. A source for feature-based attention in prefrontal cortex. Neuron. 2015 Nov 18;88(4):832-44. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.10.001. Epub 2015 Nov 8. PMID: 26526392. Read PDF »


Mulliken GH, Bichot NP, Ghadooshahy A, Sharma J, Kornblith S, Philcock M, Desimone R. Custom-fit radiolucent cranial implants for neurophysiological recording and stimulation. J Neurosci Methods. 2014 Dec 24. pii: S0165-0270(14)00432-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.12.011. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25542350. Read PDF »

Landman R, Sharma J, Sur M, Desimone R. Effect of distracting faces on visual selective attention in the monkey. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 16;111(50):18037-42. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420167111. Epub 2014 Dec 3. PMID: 25472846. Read PDF »

Gregoriou GG, Rossi AF, Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Lesions of prefrontal cortex reduce attentional modulation of neuronal responses and synchrony in V4. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jul;17(7):1003-11. doi: 10.1038/nn.3742. Epub 2014 Jun 15. PMID: 24929661. Read PDF »

Gattass R, Soares JG, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Connectional subdivision of the claustrum: two visuotopic subdivisions in the macaque. Front Syst Neurosci. 2014 May 7;8:63. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2014.00063. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24847219. Read PDF »

Baldauf D, Desimone R. Neural mechanisms of object-based attention. Science. 2014 April 25;344(6182):424-7. doi: 10.1126/science.1247003. Epub 2014 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 24763592. Read PDF »

Brunet NM, Bosman CA, Vinck M, Roberts M, Oostenveld R, Desimone R, De Weerd P, Fries P. Stimulus repetition modulates gamma-band synchronization in primate visual cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 4;111(9):3626-31. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1309714111. Epub 2014 Feb 19. PMID: 24554080. Read PDF »

Gattass R, Desimone R. Effect of microstimulation of the superior colliculus on visual space attention. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 Jun;26(6):1208-19. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00570. Epub 2014 Jan 23. PMID: 24456396. Read PDF »

Ungerleider LG, Galkin TW, Desimone R, Gattass R. Subcortical projections of area V2 in the macaque. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 Jun;26(6):1220-33. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00571. Epub 2014 Jan 23.  PMID: 24456395. Read PDF »

Gattass R, Galkin TW, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Subcortical connections of area V4 in the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 2014 Jun 1;522(8):1941-65. doi: 10.1002/cne.23513. PMID: 24288173. Read PDF »


Vinck M, Womelsdorf T, Buffalo EA, Desimone R, Fries P. Attentional modulation of cell-class-specific gamma-band synchronization in awake monkey area v4. Neuron. 2013 Nov 20;80(4):1077-89. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.08.019. PMID: 24267656. Read PDF »

Maris E, Womelsdorf T, Desimone R, Fries P. Rhythmic neuronal synchronization in visual cortex entails spatial phase relation diversity that is modulated by stimulation and attention. Neuroimage. 2013 Jul 1;74:99-116. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.02.007. Epub 2013 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 23416733; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3618893. Read PDF »

Lepage KQ, Gregoriou GG, Kramer MA, Aoi M, Gotts SJ, Eden UT, Desimone R. A procedure for testing across-condition rhythmic spike-field association change. J Neurosci Methods. 2013 Feb 15;213(1):43-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2012.10.010. Epub 2012 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 23164959. Read PDF »


Gregoriou GG, Gotts SJ, Desimone R. Cell-type-specific synchronization of neural activity in FEF with V4 during attention. Neuron. 2012 Feb 9;73(3):581-94. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2011.12.019. PubMed PMID: 22325208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3297082. Read PDF »


Bichot NP, Heard MT, Desimone R. Stimulation of the nucleus accumbens as behavioral reward in awake behaving monkeys. J Neurosci Methods. 2011 Aug 15;199(2):265-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2011.05.025. Epub 2011 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 21704383; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3152958. Read PDF »

Buffalo EA, Fries P, Landman R, Buschman TJ, Desimone R. Laminar differences in gamma and alpha coherence in the ventral stream. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jul 5;108(27):11262-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1011284108. Epub 2011 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 21690410; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3131344. Read PDF »

Zhou H, Desimone R. Feature-based attention in the frontal eye field and area V4 during visual search. Neuron. 2011 Jun 23;70(6):1205-17. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2011.04.032. PubMed PMID: 21689605; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3490686. Read PDF »

Zhang Y, Meyers EM, Bichot NP, Serre T, Poggio TA, Desimone R. Object decoding with attention in inferior temporal cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 24;108(21):8850-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1100999108. Epub 2011 May 9. PubMed PMID: 21555594; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3102370. Read PDF »

Han X, Chow BY, Zhou H, Klapoetke NC, Chuong A, Rajimehr R, Yang A, Baratta MV, Winkle J, Desimone R, Boyden ES. A high-light sensitivity optical neural silencer: development and application to optogenetic control of non-human primate cortex. Front Syst Neurosci. 2011 Apr 13;5:18. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2011.00018. PubMed PMID: 21811444; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3082132. Read PDF »


Buffalo EA, Fries P, Landman R, Liang H, Desimone R. A backward progression of attentional effects in the ventral stream. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jan 5;107(1):361-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0907658106. Epub 2009 Dec 10. PubMed PMID: 20007766; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2806732. Read PDF »


Bosman CA, Womelsdorf T, Desimone R, Fries P. A microsaccadic rhythm modulates gamma-band synchronization and behavior. J Neurosci. 2009 Jul 29;29(30):9471-80. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1193-09.2009. PubMed PMID: 19641110. Read PDF »

Gregoriou GG, Gotts SJ, Zhou H, Desimone R. High-frequency, long-range coupling between prefrontal and visual cortex during attention. Science. 2009 May 29;324(5931):1207-10. doi: 10.1126/science.1171402. PubMed PMID: 19478185; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2849291. Read PDF »

Han X, Qian X, Bernstein JG, Zhou HH, Franzesi GT, Stern P, Bronson RT, Graybiel AM, Desimone R, Boyden ES. Millisecond-timescale optical control of neural dynamics in the nonhuman primate brain. Neuron. 2009 Apr 30;62(2):191-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2009.03.011. PubMed PMID: 19409264; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2830644. Read PDF »

Pessoa L, Rossi A, Japee S, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Attentional control during the transient updating of cue information. Brain Res. 2009 Jan 9;1247:149-58. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2008.10.010. Epub 2008 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 18992228; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2661537. Read PDF »

Gregoriou GG, Gotts SJ, Zhou H, Desimone R. Long-range neural coupling through synchronization with attention. Prog Brain Res. 2009;176:35-45. doi: 10.1016/S0079-6123(09)17603-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 19733748. Read PDF »

Rossi AF, Pessoa L, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. The prefrontal cortex and the executive control of attention. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Jan;192(3):489-97. doi: 10.1007/s00221-008-1642-z. Epub 2008 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 19030851; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2752881. Read PDF »


Fries P, Womelsdorf T, Oostenveld R, Desimone R. The effects of visual stimulation and selective visual attention on rhythmic neuronal synchronization in macaque area V4. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 30;28(18):4823-35. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4499-07.2008. PubMed PMID: 18448659. Read PDF »

Krystal JH, Carter CS, Geschwind D, Manji HK, March JS, Nestler EJ, Zubieta JK, Charney DS, Goldman D, Gur RE, Lieberman JA, Roy-Byrne P, Rubinow DR, Anderson SA, Barondes S, Berman KF, Blair J, Braff DL, Brown ES, Calabrese JR, Carlezon WA Jr, Cook EH Jr, Davidson RJ, Davis M, Desimone R, Drevets WC, Duman RS, Essock SM, Faraone SV, Freedman R, Friston KJ, Gelernter J, Geller B, Gill M, Gould E, Grace AA, Grillon C, Gueorguieva R, Hariri AR, Innis RB, Jones EG, Kleinman JE, Koob GF, Krystal AD, Leibenluft E, Levinson DF, Levitt PR, Lewis DA, Liberzon I, Lipska BK, Marder SR, Markou A, Mason GF, McDougle CJ, McEwen BS, McMahon FJ, Meaney MJ, Meltzer HY, Merikangas KR, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Mirnics K, Monteggia LM, Neumeister A, O’Brien CP, Owen MJ, Pine DS, Rapoport JL, Rauch SL, Robbins TW, Rosenbaum JF, Rosenberg DR, Ross CA, Rush AJ, Sackeim HA, Sanacora G, Schatzberg AF, Shaham Y, Siever LJ, Sunderland T, Tecott LH, Thase ME, Todd RD, Weissman MM, Yehuda R, Yoshikawa T, Young EA, McCandless R. It is time to take a stand for medical research and against terrorism targeting medical scientists. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Apr 15;63(8):725-7. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2008.03.005. Erratum in: Biol Psychiatry. 2008 May 15;63(10):1001. PubMed PMID: 18371494.

Ungerleider LG, Galkin TW, Desimone R, Gattass R. Cortical connections of area V4 in the macaque. Cereb Cortex. 2008 Mar;18(3):477-99. Epub 2007 Jun 4. PubMed PMID: 17548798. Read PDF »

Bernstein JG, Han X, Henninger MA, Ko EY, Qian X, Franzesi GT, McConnell JP, Stern P, Desimone R, Boyden ES. Prosthetic systems for therapeutic optical activation and silencing of genetically-targeted neurons. Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng. 2008;6854:68540H. PubMed PMID: 18458792; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2366937. Read PDF »


Rossi AF, Bichot NP, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Top down attentional deficits in macaques with lesions of lateral prefrontal cortex.J Neurosci. 2007 Oct 17;27(42):11306-14. PubMed PMID: 17942725. Read PDF »

Womelsdorf T, Schoffelen JM, Oostenveld R, Singer W, Desimone R, Engel AK, Fries P. Modulation of neuronal interactions through neuronal synchronization. Science. 2007 Jun 15;316(5831):1609-12. PubMed PMID: 17569862. Read PDF »

Pell DG, Cavanagh P, Desimone R, Tjan B, Treisman A. Crowding: Including illusory conjunctions, surround suppression, and attention. J Vis. 2007;7(2):1. PubMed PMID: 18254178.


Womelsdorf T, Fries P, Mitra PP, Desimone R. Gamma-band synchronization in visual cortex predicts speed of change detection.Nature. 2006 Feb 9;439(7077):733-6. Epub 2005 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 16372022. Read PDF »

Bichot NP, Desimone R. Finding a face in the crowd: parallel and serial neural mechanisms of visual selection. Prog Brain Res. 2006;155:147-56. Review. PubMed PMID: 17027386. Read PDF »


Liang H, Bressler SL, Buffalo EA, Desimone R, Fries P. Empirical mode decomposition of field potentials from macaque V4 in visual spatial attention. Biol Cybern. 2005 Jun;92(6):380-92. Epub 2005 May 19. PubMed PMID: 15906081. Read PDF »

Bichot NP, Rossi AF, Desimone R. Parallel and serial neural mechanisms for visual search in macaque area V4. Science. 2005 Apr 22;308(5721):529-34. PubMed PMID: 15845848. Read PDF »

Buffalo EA, Bertini G, Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Impaired filtering of distracter stimuli by TE neurons following V4 and TEO lesions in macaques. Cereb Cortex. 2005 Feb;15(2):141-51. Epub 2004 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 15269106. Read PDF »

Lehky SR, Sejnowski TJ, Desimone R. Selectivity and sparseness in the responses of striate complex cells. Vision Res. 2005 Jan;45(1):57-73. PubMed PMID: 15571738; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2915833. Read PDF »


Bertini G, Buffalo EA, De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Visual responses to targets and distracters by inferior temporal neurons after lesions of extrastriate areas V4 and TEO. Neuroreport. 2004 Jul 19;15(10):1611-5. PubMed PMID: 15232293. Read PDF »


De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Impairments in spatial generalization of visual skills after V4 and TEO lesions in macaques (Macaca mulatta). Behav Neurosci. 2003 Dec;117(6):1441-7. PubMed PMID: 14674862. Read PDF »

De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Generalized deficits in visual selective attention after V4 and TEO lesions in macaques.Eur J Neurosci. 2003 Sep;18(6):1671-91. Erratum in: Eur J Neurosci. 2003 Dec;18(11):3153. PubMed PMID: 14511346. Read PDF »

Friedman-Hill SR, Robertson LC, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Posterior parietal cortex and the filtering of distractors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 1;100(7):4263-8. Epub 2003 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 12646699; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC153081. Read PDF »

Reynolds JH, Desimone R. Interacting roles of attention and visual salience in V4. Neuron. 2003 Mar 6;37(5):853-63. PubMed PMID: 12628175. Read PDF »

Pessoa L, Desimone R. From humble neural beginnings comes knowledge of numbers. Neuron. 2003 Jan 9;37(1):4-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 12526766. Read PDF »


Kastner S, De Weerd P, Pinsk MA, Elizondo MI, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Modulation of sensory suppression: implications for receptive field sizes in the human visual cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2001 Sep;86(3):1398-411. PubMed PMID: 11535686. Read PDF »

Chelazzi L, Miller EK, Duncan J, Desimone R. Responses of neurons in macaque area V4 during memory-guided visual search.Cereb Cortex. 2001 Aug;11(8):761-72. PubMed PMID: 11459766. Read PDF »

Jagadeesh B, Chelazzi L, Mishkin M, Desimone R. Learning increases stimulus salience in anterior inferior temporal cortex of the macaque. J Neurophysiol. 2001 Jul;86(1):290-303. PubMed PMID: 11431510. Read PDF »

Rossi AF, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Contextual modulation in primary visual cortex of macaques. J Neurosci. 2001 Mar 1;21(5):1698-709. PubMed PMID: 11222659. Read PDF »

Fries P, Reynolds JH, Rorie AE, Desimone R. Modulation of oscillatory neuronal synchronization by selective visual attention. Science. 2001 Feb 23;291(5508):1560-3. PubMed PMID: 11222864. Read PDF »


Erickson CA, Jagadeesh B, Desimone R. Clustering of perirhinal neurons with similar properties following visual experience in adult monkeys. Nat Neurosci. 2000 Nov;3(11):1143-8. PubMed PMID: 11036272. Read PDF »

Reynolds JH, Pasternak T, Desimone R. Attention increases sensitivity of V4 neurons. Neuron. 2000 Jun;26(3):703-14. PubMed PMID: 10896165. Read PDF »


Erickson CA, Desimone R. Responses of macaque perirhinal neurons during and after visual stimulus association learning. J Neurosci. 1999 Dec 1;19(23):10404-16. PubMed PMID: 10575038. Read PDF »

Papa SM, Desimone R, Fiorani M, Oldfield EH. Internal globus pallidus discharge is nearly suppressed during levodopa-induced dyskinesias. Ann Neurol. 1999 Nov;46(5):732-8. PubMed PMID: 10553990. Read PDF »

Reynolds JH, Desimone R. The role of neural mechanisms of attention in solving the binding problem. Neuron. 1999 Sep;24(1):19-29, 111-25. Review. PubMed PMID: 10677024. Read PDF »

De Weerd P, Peralta MR 3rd, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Loss of attentional stimulus selection after extrastriate cortical lesions in macaques. Nat Neurosci. 1999 Aug;2(8):753-8. Erratum in: Nat Neurosci 2000 Apr;3(4):409. PubMed PMID: 10412066. Read PDF »

Kastner S, Pinsk MA, De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Increased activity in human visual cortex during directed attention in the absence of visual stimulation. Neuron. 1999 Apr;22(4):751-61. PubMed PMID: 10230795. Read PDF »

Reynolds JH, Chelazzi L, Desimone R. Competitive mechanisms subserve attention in macaque areas V2 and V4. J Neurosci. 1999 Mar 1;19(5):1736-53. PubMed PMID: 10024360. Read PDF »


Chelazzi L, Duncan J, Miller EK, Desimone R. Responses of neurons in inferior temporal cortex during memory-guided visual search.J Neurophysiol. 1998 Dec;80(6):2918-40. PubMed PMID: 9862896. Read PDF »

De Weerd P, Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Response from de weerd, desimone and ungerleider. Trends Cogn Sci. 1998 Nov 1;2(11):425-6. PubMed PMID: 21227270. Read PDF »

Kastner S, De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Mechanisms of directed attention in the human extrastriate cortex as revealed by functional MRI. Science. 1998 Oct 2;282(5386):108-11. PubMed PMID: 9756472. Read PDF »

De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Perceptual filling-in: a parametric study. Vision Res. 1998 Sep;38(18):2721-34. PubMed PMID: 9775321. Read PDF »

Desimone R. Visual attention mediated by biased competition in extrastriate visual cortex. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1998 Aug 29;353(1373):1245-55. PubMed PMID: 9770219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1692333. Read PDF »

Posner MI, Desimone R. Beyond images. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1998 Apr;8(2):175-7. PubMed PMID: 9635199. Read PDF »


Suzuki WA, Miller EK, Desimone R. Object and place memory in the macaque entorhinal cortex. J Neurophysiol. 1997 Aug;78(2):1062-81. PubMed PMID: 9307135. Read PDF »

Luck SJ, Chelazzi L, Hillyard SA, Desimone R. Neural mechanisms of spatial selective attention in areas V1, V2, and V4 of macaque visual cortex. J Neurophysiol. 1997 Jan;77(1):24-42. PubMed PMID: 9120566. Read PDF »


Gattass R, Desimone R. Responses of cells in the superior colliculus during performance of a spatial attention task in the macaque.Rev Bras Biol. 1996 Dec;56 Su 1 Pt 2:257-79. PubMed PMID: 9394506. Read PDF »

Desimone R. Neural mechanisms for visual memory and their role in attention. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Nov 26;93(24):13494-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 8942962; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC33636. Read PDF »

Miller EK, Erickson CA, Desimone R. Neural mechanisms of visual working memory in prefrontal cortex of the macaque. J Neurosci. 1996 Aug 15;16(16):5154-67. PubMed PMID: 8756444. Read PDF »

De Weerd P, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Cue-dependent deficits in grating orientation discrimination after V4 lesions in macaques. Vis Neurosci. 1996 May-Jun;13(3):529-38. PubMed PMID: 8782380. Read PDF »


De Weerd P, Gattass R, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Responses of cells in monkey visual cortex during perceptual filling-in of an artificial scotoma. Nature. 1995 Oct 26;377(6551):731-4. PubMed PMID: 7477262. Read PDF »

Brown VJ, Desimone R, Mishkin M. Responses of cells in the tail of the caudate nucleus during visual discrimination learning. J Neurophysiol. 1995 Sep;74(3):1083-94. PubMed PMID: 7500134. Read PDF »

Desimone R. Neuropsychology. Is dopamine a missing link? Nature. 1995 Aug 17;376(6541):549-50. PubMed PMID: 7637797. Read PDF »

Desimone R, Duncan J. Neural mechanisms of selective visual attention. Annu Rev Neurosci. 1995;18:193-222. Review. PubMed PMID: 7605061. Read PDF »


Lueschow A, Miller EK, Desimone R. Inferior temporal mechanisms for invariant object recognition. Cereb Cortex. 1994 Sep-Oct;4(5):523-31. PubMed PMID: 7833653. Read PDF »

Miller EK, Desimone R. Parallel neuronal mechanisms for short-term memory. Science. 1994 Jan 28;263(5146):520-2. PubMed PMID: 8290960. Read PDF »


Nakamura H, Gattass R, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. The modular organization of projections from areas V1 and V2 to areas V4 and TEO in macaques. J Neurosci. 1993 Sep;13(9):3681-91. PubMed PMID: 7690064. Read PDF »

Distler C, Boussaoud D, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Cortical connections of inferior temporal area TEO in macaque monkeys. J Comp Neurol. 1993 Aug 1;334(1):125-50. PubMed PMID: 8408755. Read PDF »

Li L, Miller EK, Desimone R. The representation of stimulus familiarity in anterior inferior temporal cortex. J Neurophysiol. 1993 Jun;69(6):1918-29. PubMed PMID: 8350131. Read PDF »

Chelazzi L, Miller EK, Duncan J, Desimone R. A neural basis for visual search in inferior temporal cortex. Nature. 1993 May 27;363(6427):345-7. PubMed PMID: 8497317. Read PDF »

Miller EK, Li L, Desimone R. Activity of neurons in anterior inferior temporal cortex during a short-term memory task. J Neurosci. 1993 Apr;13(4):1460-78. PubMed PMID: 8463829. Read PDF »

Miller EK, Desimone R. Scopolamine affects short-term memory but not inferior temporal neurons. Neuroreport. 1993 Jan;4(1):81-4. PubMed PMID: 8453043. Read PDF »

Baizer JS, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Comparison of subcortical connections of inferior temporal and posterior parietal cortex in monkeys. Vis Neurosci. 1993 Jan-Feb;10(1):59-72. PubMed PMID: 8424928. Read PDF »

Desimone R, Moran J, Schein SJ, Mishkin M. A role for the corpus callosum in visual area V4 of the macaque. Vis Neurosci. 1993 Jan-Feb;10(1):159-71. PubMed PMID: 8424923. Read PDF »


Desimone R. The physiology of memory: recordings of things past. Science. 1992 Oct 9;258(5080):245-6. PubMed PMID: 1411523. Read PDF »

Lehky SR, Sejnowski TJ, Desimone R. Predicting responses of nonlinear neurons in monkey striate cortex to complex patterns. J Neurosci. 1992 Sep;12(9):3568-81. PubMed PMID: 1527596. Read PDF »

Boussaoud D, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Subcortical connections of visual areas MST and FST in macaques. Vis Neurosci. 1992 Sep-Oct;9(3-4):291-302. PubMed PMID: 1390388.


Miller EK, Li L, Desimone R. A neural mechanism for working and recognition memory in inferior temporal cortex. Science. 1991 Nov 29;254(5036):1377-9. PubMed PMID: 1962197. Read PDF »

Boussaoud D, Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Visual topography of area TEO in the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 1991 Apr 22;306(4):554-75. PubMed PMID: 1712794. Read PDF »

Baizer JS, Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Organization of visual inputs to the inferior temporal and posterior parietal cortex in macaques. J Neurosci. 1991 Jan;11(1):168-90. PubMed PMID: 1702462. Read PDF »


Schein SJ, Desimone R. Spectral properties of V4 neurons in the macaque. J Neurosci. 1990 Oct;10(10):3369-89. PubMed PMID: 2213146. Read PDF »

Saint-Cyr JA, Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Organization of visual cortical inputs to the striatum and subsequent outputs to the pallido-nigral complex in the monkey. J Comp Neurol. 1990 Aug 8;298(2):129-56. PubMed PMID: 1698830. Read PDF »

Boussaoud D, Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Pathways for motion analysis: cortical connections of the medial superior temporal and fundus of the superior temporal visual areas in the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 1990 Jun 15;296(3):462-95. PubMed PMID: 2358548. Read PDF »

Desimone R, Wessinger M, Thomas L, Schneider W. Attentional control of visual perception: cortical and subcortical mechanisms.Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1990;55:963-71. Review. PubMed PMID: 2132873. Read PDF »


Wise SP, Desimone R. Behavioral neurophysiology: insights into seeing and grasping. Science. 1988 Nov 4;242(4879):736-41. PubMed PMID: 3187520. Read PDF »

Spitzer H, Desimone R, Moran J. Increased attention enhances both behavioral and neuronal performance. Science. 1988 Apr 15;240(4850):338-40. PubMed PMID: 3353728. Read PDF »


Desimone R, Schein SJ. Visual properties of neurons in area V4 of the macaque: sensitivity to stimulus form. J Neurophysiol. 1987 Mar;57(3):835-68. PubMed PMID: 3559704. Read PDF »

Albright TD, Desimone R. Local precision of visuotopic organization in the middle temporal area (MT) of the macaque. Exp Brain Res. 1987;65(3):582-92. PubMed PMID: 3556486. Read PDF »


Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Cortical connections of visual area MT in the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 1986 Jun 8;248(2):190-222. PubMed PMID: 3722458. Read PDF »

Desimone R, Ungerleider LG. Multiple visual areas in the caudal superior temporal sulcus of the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 1986 Jun 8;248(2):164-89. PubMed PMID: 3722457. Read PDF »

Ungerleider LG, Desimone R. Projections to the superior temporal sulcus from the central and peripheral field representations of V1 and V2. J Comp Neurol. 1986 Jun 8;248(2):147-63. PubMed PMID: 3722456. Read PDF »

Bruce CJ, Desimone R, Gross CG. Both striate cortex and superior colliculus contribute to visual properties of neurons in superior temporal polysensory area of macaque monkey. J Neurophysiol. 1986 May;55(5):1057-75. PubMed PMID: 3711967. Read PDF »

Aggleton JP, Desimone R, Mishkin M. The origin, course, and termination of the hippocampothalamic projections in the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 1986 Jan 15;243(3):409-21. PubMed PMID: 3512627. Read PDF »

Nakamura RK, Schein SJ, Desimone R. Visual responses from cells in striate cortex of monkeys rendered chronically ‘blind’ by lesions of nonvisual cortex. Exp Brain Res. 1986;63(1):185-90. PubMed PMID: 3732442. Read PDF »


Moran J, Desimone R. Selective attention gates visual processing in the extrastriate cortex. Science. 1985 Aug 23;229(4715):782-4. PubMed PMID: 4023713. Read PDF »

Desimone R, Schein SJ, Moran J, Ungerleider LG. Contour, color and shape analysis beyond the striate cortex. Vision Res. 1985;25(3):441-52. PubMed PMID: 4024463. Read PDF »


Desimone R, Albright TD, Gross CG, Bruce C. Stimulus-selective properties of inferior temporal neurons in the macaque. J Neurosci. 1984 Aug;4(8):2051-62. PubMed PMID: 6470767. Read PDF »

Ungerleider LG, Desimone R, Galkin TW, Mishkin M. Subcortical projections of area MT in the macaque. J Comp Neurol. 1984 Mar 1;223(3):368-86. PubMed PMID: 6323553. Read PDF »

Albright TD, Desimone R, Gross CG. Columnar organization of directionally selective cells in visual area MT of the macaque. J Neurophysiol. 1984 Jan;51(1):16-31. PubMed PMID: 6693933. Read PDF »


Schwartz EL, Desimone R, Albright TD, Gross CG. Shape recognition and inferior temporal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1983 Sep;80(18):5776-8. PubMed PMID: 6577453; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC384342. Read PDF »


Bruce C, Desimone R, Gross CG. Visual properties of neurons in a polysensory area in superior temporal sulcus of the macaque. J Neurophysiol. 1981 Aug;46(2):369-84. PubMed PMID: 6267219. Read PDF »


Desimone R, Fleming J, Gross CG. Prestriate afferents to inferior temporal cortex: an HRP study. Brain Res. 1980 Feb 17;184(1):41-55. PubMed PMID: 6766778. Read PDF »


Desimone R, Gross CG. Visual areas in the temporal cortex of the macaque. Brain Res. 1979 Dec 14;178(2-3):363-80. PubMed PMID: 116712. Read PDF »

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