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    You gotta have skin;
    All you really need is skin.
    Skin's the thing, that if you've got it outside,
    It helps keep your insides in.

    Allan Sherman (1924-1973)

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    You gotta have skin;
    All you really need is skin.
    Skin's the thing, that if you've got it outside,
    It helps keep your insides in.

    Allan Sherman (1924-1973)

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  • Grion N--Akrami A--Stella F--Diamond ME
    Coherence between rat sensorimotor system and hippocampus is enhanced during tactile discrimination.
    PLoS Biol(2016)
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  • CCY Lee--ME Diamond--E Arabzadeh
    Sensory prioritization in rats: behavioral performance and neuronal correlates.
    J Neurosci.(2016)
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  • Zuo, Yanfang--Safaai, Houman--Notaro, Giuseppe--Mazzoni, Alberto--Panzeri, Stefano--Diamond, Mathew E
    Complementary Contributions of Spike Timing and Spike Rate to Perceptual Decisions in Rat S1 and S2 Cortex
    Current Biology(2015)
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  • Miguel Maravall--Mathew E. Diamond
    Functional principles of whisker-mediated touch perception
    (2015)
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  • Panzeri, Stefano--Ince, Robin A. A.--Diamond, Mathew E.--Kayser, Christoph
    Reading spike timing without a clock: intrinsic decoding of spike trains
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences(2014)
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  • Maravall, Miguel--Diamond, Mathew E
    Algorithms of whisker-mediated touch perception
    Current Opinion in Neurobiology(2014)
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  • Fassihi, Arash--Akrami, Athena--Esmaeili, Vahid--Diamond, Mathew E.
    Tactile perception and working memory in rats and humans
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(2014)
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  • Safaai, Houman--von Heimendahl, Moritz--Sorando, Jose M--Diamond, Mathew E--Maravall, Miguel
    Coordinated Population Activity Underlying Texture Discrimination in Rat Barrel Cortex
    The Journal of Neuroscience(2013)
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  • Omrani,Mohsen--Lak,Armin--Diamond,Mathew E
    Learning not to feel: reshaping the resolution of tactile perception
    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience(2013)
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  • Mazzoni, Alberto--Yanfang, Zuo--Notaro, Giuseppe--Panzeri, Stefano--Diamond, Mathew E
    Spike timing in rat somatosensory cortex contributes to behavior
    BMC Neuroscience(2013)
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  • Diamond, Mathew E--Arabzadeh, Ehsan
    Whisker sensory system–From receptor to decision
    Progress in Neurobiology(2013)
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  • Akrami, A.; --Fassihi, A.; --Esmaeili, V.; & --Diamond , M.E.
    Tactile working memory in rat and human: Prior competes with recent evidence
    (2013)
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  • Vinnik, Ekaterina--Antopolskiy, Sergey--Itskov, Pavel M--Diamond, Mathew E
    Auditory stimuli elicit hippocampal neuronal responses during sleep
    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience(2012)
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  • Lepora, Nathan F--Fox, Charles W--Evans, Mathew H--Diamond, Mathew E--Gurney, Kevin--Prescott, Tony J
    Optimal decision-making in mammals: insights from a robot study of rodent texture discrimination
    Journal of The Royal Society Interface(2012)
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  • Itskov, P. M.--Vinnik, E.--Honey, C.--Schnupp, J. W. H.--Diamond, M. E.
    Sound sensitivity of neurons in rat hippocampus during performance of a sound-guided task
    J Neurophysiol(2012)
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  • Fassihi, A.--Esmaeili, V.--Akrami, A.--Manzino, F.--Diamond, M.
    Sensation of a “Noisy” Whisker Vibration in Rats
    Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems(2012)
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  • Fassihi, A.--Akrami, A.--Esmaeili, V.--Diamond, M.E.
    Sensation of a “noisy” whisker vibration in rats: Psychometric and neurometric analysis
    Cosyne Abstracts 2012, Salt Lake City USA.(2012)
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  • Diamond, M.E.--Arabzadeh, E
    Coding in the whisker sensory system
    (2012)
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  • Adibi, Mehdi--Diamond, Mathew E--Arabzadeh, Ehsan
    Behavioral study of whisker-mediated vibration sensation in rats
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(2012)
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  • Zuo, Yanfang--Perkon, Igor--Diamond, Mathew E.
    Whisking and whisker kinematics during a texture classification task
    Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B(2011)
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  • Prescott, Tony J--Diamond, Mathew E--Wing, Alan M
    Active touch sensing
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences(2011)
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  • Perkon, I.--Kosir, A.--Itskov, P. M.--Tasic, J. F.--Diamond, M. E.
    Unsupervised quantification of whisking and head movement in freely moving rodents
    J Neurophysiol(2011)
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  • Nicholls, J. G.--Martin, A. R.--Fuchs, P. A.--Brown, D. A.--Diamond, M. E.--Weisblat, D. A.
    From Neuron to Brain
    (2011)
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  • Itskov, Pavel M.--Vinnik, Ekaterina--Diamond, Mathew E.
    Hippocampal representation of touch-guided behavior in rats: Persistent and independent traces of stimulus and reward location
    PLoS One(2011)
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  • Akrami, Athena--Itskov, Pavel--Diamond, Mathew E
    Hippocampal population dynamics underlying memory trace activation in a tactile classification task
    BMC Neuroscience(2011)
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  • Panzeri, S.--Diamond, M.E.
    Information carried by population spike times in the whisker sensory cortex can be decoded without knowledge of stimulus time
    Front. Syn. Neurosci.(2010)
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  • Lepora, N.F--Evans, M--Fox, C.W.--Diamond, M.E.--Gurney, K.--Prescott, T.J.
    Naive Bayes texture classification applied to whisker data from a moving robot
    Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2010 International Joint Conference on(2010)
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  • Lak, A--Arabzadeh, E--Harris, JA--Diamond, ME
    Correlated physiological and perceptual effects of noise in a tactile stimulus
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA(2010)
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  • Ince, R. A.--Senatore, R.--Arabzadeh, E.--Montani, F.--Diamond, M. E.--Panzeri, S.
    Information-theoretic methods for studying population codes
    Neural Netw(2010)
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  • Godde, B--Diamond, ME--Braun, C
    Feeling for space or for time: Task-dependent modulation of the cortical representation of identical vibrotactile stimuli
    Neurosci.Letters(2010)
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  • Diamond, Mathew E--Harris, Justin A--Petersen, Rasmus S
    7 Sensory Learning and the Brain's Body Map
    The Somatosensory System: Deciphering the Brain's Own Body Image(2010)
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  • Diamond, M. E.
    Texture sensation through the fingertips and the whiskers
    Current Opinion in Neurobiology(2010)
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  • Montani, F.--Ince, R. A.--Senatore, R.--Arabzadeh, E.--Diamond, M. E.--Panzeri, S.
    The impact of high-order interactions on the rate of synchronous discharge and information transmission in somatosensory cortex
    Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci(2009)
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  • Ince, Robin AA--Montani, Fernando--Arabzadeh, Ehsan--Diamond, Mathew E--Panzeri, Stefano
    On the presence of high-order interactions among somatosensory neurons and their effect on information transmission
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series(2009)
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  • Arabzadeh, E.--von Heimendahl, M.--Diamond, M.
    Vibrissal texture decoding
    Scholarpedia(2009)
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  • Yin, Hujun--Panzeri, Stefano--Mehboob, Zareen--Diamond, Mathew
    Decoding population neuronal responses by topological clustering
    (2008)
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  • Mitchinson, B.--Arabzadeh, E.--Diamond, M. E.--Prescott, T. J.
    Spike-timing in primary sensory neurons: a model of somatosensory transduction in the rat
    Biol Cybern(2008)
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  • Lak, A.--Arabzadeh, E.--Diamond, M. E.
    Enhanced response of neurons in rat somatosensory cortex to stimuli containing temporal noise
    Cereb Cortex(2008)
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  • Khoshnoodi, M. A.--Motiei-Langroudi, R.--Omrani, M.--Diamond, M. E.--Abbassian, A. H.
    Effect of tactile stimulus frequency on time perception: the role of working memory
    Exp Brain Res(2008)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--von Heimendahl, M.--Knutsen, P. M.--Kleinfeld, D.--Ahissar, E.
    'Where' and 'what' in the whisker sensorimotor system
    Nat Rev Neurosci(2008)
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  • Diamond, Mathew E--von Heimendahl, Moritz--Itskov, Pavel--Arabzadeh, Ehsan
    Response to: Ritt et al.,“Embodied Information Processing: Vibrissa Mechanics and Texture Features Shape Micromotions in Actively Sensing Rats.” Neuron< i> 57, 599–613
    Neuron(2008)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--von Heimendahl, M.--Arabzadeh, E.
    Whisker-mediated texture discrimination
    PLoS Biol(2008)
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  • DIAMOND, Mathew--PERKON, Igor--ZORZIN, Erik
    AN INTEGRATED NEURO-TELEMETRIC APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING NEURONAL ACTION POTENTIALS AND THE WIRELESS DIGITAL REAL-TIME TELEMETRIC TRANSMISSION THEREOF
    (2008)
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  • von Heimendahl, M.--Itskov, P. M.--Arabzadeh, E.--Diamond, M. E.
    Neuronal activity in rat barrel cortex underlying texture discrimination
    PLoS Biol(2007)
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  • Maravall, M.--Petersen, R. S.--Fairhall, A. L.--Arabzadeh, E.--Diamond, M. E.
    Shifts in coding properties and maintenance of information transmission during adaptation in barrel cortex
    PLoS Biol(2007)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Ahissar, E.
    When outgoing and incoming signals meet: new insights from the zona incerta
    Neuron(2007)
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  • Kleinfeld, D.--Ahissar, E.--Diamond, M. E.
    Active sensation: insights from the rodent vibrissa sensorimotor system
    Curr Opin Neurobiol(2006)
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  • Hipp, J.--Arabzadeh, E.--Zorzin, E.--Conradt, J.--Kayser, C.--Diamond, M. E.--Konig, P.
    Texture signals in whisker vibrations
    J Neurophysiol(2006)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Arabzadeh, E.--Fairhall, A. L.--Benito, C.--Diamond, M. E.
    Factors affecting frequency discrimination of vibrotactile stimuli: implications for cortical encoding
    PLoS One(2006)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Zorzin, E.--Arabzadeh, E.
    Neuronal encoding of natural stimuli: the rat tactile system
    Novartis Found Symp(2006)
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  • Chadwick, Derek--Diamond, Mathew--Goode, Jamie
    Percept, decision, action: bridging the gaps
    (2006)
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  • Arabzadeh, E.--Panzeri, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Deciphering the spike train of a sensory neuron: counts and temporal patterns in the rat whisker pathway
    J Neurosci(2006)
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  • Arabzadeh, E.--Zorzin, E.--Diamond, M. E.
    Neuronal encoding of texture in the whisker sensory pathway
    PLoS Biol(2005)
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  • Erchova, I. A.--Diamond, M. E.
    Rapid fluctuations in rat barrel cortex plasticity
    J Neurosci(2004)
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  • Arabzadeh, E.--Panzeri, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Whisker vibration information carried by rat barrel cortex neurons
    J Neurosci(2004)
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  • Panzeri, S.--Petroni, F.--Petersen, R. S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Decoding neuronal population activity in rat somatosensory cortex: role of columnar organization
    Cereb Cortex(2003)
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  • Erchova, I. A.--Petersen, R. S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Effect of developmental sensory and motor deprivation on the functional organization of adult rat somatosensory cortex
    Brain Res Bull(2003)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Petersen, R. S.--Harris, J. A.--Panzeri, S.
    Investigations into the organization of information in sensory cortex
    J Physiol Paris(2003)
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  • Arabzadeh, E.--Petersen, R. S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Encoding of whisker vibration by rat barrel cortex neurons: implications for texture discrimination
    J Neurosci(2003)
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  • Petersen, Rasmus S--Panzeri, Stefano--Diamond, Mathew E
    The role of individual spikes and spike patterns in population coding of stimulus location in rat somatosensory cortex
    Biosystems(2002)
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  • Petersen, R. S.--Panzeri, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Population coding in somatosensory cortex
    Curr Opin Neurobiol(2002)
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  • Petersen, R. S.--Panzeri, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    The role of individual spikes and spike patterns in population coding of stimulus location in rat somatosensory cortex
    Biosystems(2002)
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  • Petersen, Rasmus S--Diamond, Mathew E
    Topographic maps in the brain
    eLS(2002)
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  • Panzeri, Stefano--Petersen, Rasmus S--Schultz, Simon R--Lebedev, MA--Diamond, Mathew E
    Coding of stimulus location by spike timing in rat somatosensory cortex
    Neurocomputing(2002)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Miniussi, C.--Harris, I. M.--Diamond, M. E.
    Transient storage of a tactile memory trace in primary somatosensory cortex
    J Neurosci(2002)
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  • Erchova, I. A.--Lebedev, M. A.--Diamond, M. E.
    Somatosensory cortical neuronal population activity across states of anaesthesia
    Eur J Neurosci(2002)
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  • Bezzi, M.--Diamond, M. E.--Treves, A.
    Redundancy and synergy arising from pairwise correlations in neuronal ensembles
    J Comput Neurosci(2002)
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  • Petersen, R. S.--Panzeri, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Population coding of stimulus location in rat somatosensory cortex
    Neuron(2001)
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  • Panzeri, S.--Petersen, R. S.--Schultz, S. R.--Lebedev, M.--Diamond, M. E.
    The role of spike timing in the coding of stimulus location in rat somatosensory cortex
    Neuron(2001)
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  • Mirabella, Giovanni--Lebedev, Mikhail A--Diamond, Mathew E
    Integration and Storage of Sensory Events in Adult Rat Barrel Cortex
    Plasticity of Adult Barrel Cortex(2001)
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  • Mirabella, G.--Battiston, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Integration of multiple-whisker inputs in rat somatosensory cortex
    Cereb Cortex(2001)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Petersen, R. S.--Diamond, M. E.
    The cortical distribution of sensory memories
    Neuron(2001)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Harris, I. M.--Diamond, M. E.
    The topography of tactile learning in humans
    J Neurosci(2001)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Harris, I. M.--Diamond, M. E.
    The topography of tactile working memory
    J Neurosci(2001)
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  • Petersen, R. S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Spatial-temporal distribution of whisker-evoked activity in rat somatosensory cortex and the coding of stimulus location
    J Neurosci(2000)
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  • Lebedev, M. A.--Mirabella, G.--Erchova, I.--Diamond, M. E.
    Experience-dependent plasticity of rat barrel cortex: redistribution of activity across barrel-columns
    Cereb Cortex(2000)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Diamond, M. E.
    Ipsilateral and contralateral transfer of tactile learning
    Neuroreport(2000)
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  • Diamond, Mathew E
    Neurobiology: Parallel sensing
    Nature(2000)
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  • Rousche, P. J.--Petersen, R. S.--Battiston, S.--Giannotta, S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Examination of the spatial and temporal distribution of sensory cortical activity using a 100-electrode array
    J Neurosci Methods(1999)
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  • Harris, J. A.--Petersen, R. S.--Diamond, M. E.
    Distribution of tactile learning and its neural basis
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A(1999)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Petersen, R. S.--Harris, J. A.
    Learning through maps: functional significance of topographic organization in primary sensory cortex
    J Neurobiol(1999)
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  • Benuskova, L.--Ebner, F. F.--Diamond, M. E.--Armstrong-James, M.
    Computational study of experience-dependent plasticity in adult rat cortical barrel-column
    Network(1999)
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  • Huang, W.--Armstrong-James, M.--Rema, V.--Diamond, M. E.--Ebner, F. F.
    Contribution of supragranular layers to sensory processing and plasticity in adult rat barrel cortex
    J Neurophysiol(1998)
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  • Erchova, IA--Lebedev, MA--Rousche, P--Diamond, ME
    Spontaneous activity of rat somatosensory cortical neurons under urethane anesthesia
    European Journal of Neuroscience(1998)
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  • Porro, C. A.--Francescato, M. P.--Cettolo, V.--Diamond, M. E.--Baraldi, P.--Zuiani, C.--Bazzocchi, M.--di Prampero, P. E.
    Primary motor and sensory cortex activation during motor performance and motor imagery: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    J Neurosci(1996)
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  • Francescato, MP--Cettolo, V--Zuiani, C--Diamond, ME--Porro, CA
    [Functional mapping of the motor and primary sensorial cortex using magnetic resonance techniques. I. Preliminary data]
    La Radiologia medica(1996)
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  • Diamond, MATHEW E
    Somatosensory thalamus of the rat
    Cerebral Cortex(1995)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Huang, W.--Ebner, F. F.
    Laminar comparison of somatosensory cortical plasticity
    Science(1994)
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  • Benuskova, L.--Diamond, M. E.--Ebner, F. F.
    Dynamic synaptic modification threshold: computational model of experience-dependent plasticity in adult rat barrel cortex
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A(1994)
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  • Armstrong-James, M.--Diamond, M. E.--Ebner, F. F.
    An innocuous bias in whisker use in adult rats modifies receptive fields of barrel cortex neurons
    J Neurosci(1994)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Armstrong-James, M.--Ebner, F. F.
    Experience-dependent plasticity in adult rat barrel cortex
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A(1993)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Armstrong-James, M.--Ebner, F. F.
    Somatic sensory responses in the rostral sector of the posterior group (POm) and in the ventral posterior medial nucleus (VPM) of the rat thalamus
    J Comp Neurol(1992)
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  • Diamond, M. E.--Armstrong-James, M.--Budway, M. J.--Ebner, F. F.
    Somatic sensory responses in the rostral sector of the posterior group (POm) and in the ventral posterior medial nucleus (VPM) of the rat thalamus: dependence on the barrel field cortex
    J Comp Neurol(1992)
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  • Favorov, O. V.--Diamond, M. E.
    Demonstration of discrete place-defined columns--segregates--in the cat SI
    J Comp Neurol(1990)
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  • Diamond, Mathew E--Ebner, Ford F
    Emergence of radial and modular units in neocortex
    The neocortex: Ontogeny and phylogeny(1990)
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  • Whitsel, BL--Favorov, OV--Tommerdahl, M--Diamond, M--Juliano, S--Kelly, D
    Dynamic processes govern the somatosensory cortical response to natural stimulation
    Sensory processing in the mammalian brain(1989)
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  • Diamond, Mathew E
    Organization of somatic sensory cortex: the detection of discrete topographic units and evidence for their integrative function
    (1989)
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  • Favorov, O. V.--Diamond, M. E.--Whitsel, B. L.
    Evidence for a mosaic representation of the body surface in area 3b of the somatic cortex of cat
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A(1987)
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