Reviews, Chapters & Commentaries

Schall JD, Paré M (2021) The unknown but knowable relationship between presaccadic accumulation of activity and saccade initiation. Journal of Computational Neuroscience 2021 Epub [pdf]

Verbruggen F, et al. (2019) A consensus guide to capturing the ability to inhibit actions and impulsive behaviors in the stop-signal task. eLife 8:e46323 [pdf]

Kusi M, Brooks G, Noakes J, Hasekiu E, Gonzalez JEI (2018) Modeling schizophrenia’s abnormal cortical neural synchrony in monkeys.
Journal of Neuroscience 38:7375-77 [pdf]

Cuthbert B, Standage D (2018) On the short-lived nature of working memory: Drift and decay in a population-coding model. Journal of Neuroscience 38:10241-43 [pdf]
Alsius A, Paré M, Munhall KG (2017) Forty years after Hearing lips and seeing voices: The McGurk effect revisited. Multisensory Research 31:111-44 [

Schall JD, Zinke W, Cosman JD, Schall MS, Paré M, Pouget P (2017) On the evolution of the frontal eye field: Comparisons of monkeys, apes and humans. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems, 2nd Edition, Volume 4 (Kaas JH, ed). Oxford, UK: Academic Press, p. 249-275

Paré M, Dorris MC (2011) Role of posterior parietal cortex in the regulation of saccadic eye movements. In: Oxford Handbook of Eye Movements (Liversedge SP, Gilchrist ID, Everling S, eds). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, Chapter 14, p. 257-278 [pdf]

Paré M, Thomas NWD, Shen K (2009) Saccade target selection in unconstrained visual search. In: Cortical Mechanisms of Vision (Harris L, Jenkin M, eds). Cambridge, UK:      Cambridge University Press, Chapter 13, p. 299-320 [pdf]

Schall JD, Paré M, Woodman GF (2007) Comment on “Top-down versus bottom-up control of attention in the prefrontal and posterior parietal cortices.” Science 318:44a-b [pdf]

Munoz DP, Dorris MC, Paré M, Everling S (2000) On your mark, get set: Brainstem circuitry underlying saccade initiation. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 78:934-944 [pdf]

Wurtz RH, Basso MA, Paré M, Sommer MA (1999) Contributions of the superior colliculus to the cognitive control of movement. In: The New Cognitive Neurosciences (Gazzaniga MS, ed). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, Chapter 40, p. 573-587 [pdf]

Visual Attention

Shen K, Paré M (2014) Predictive saccade target selection in superior colliculus during visual search. Journal of Neuroscience 34:5640-5648 [pdf]

Shen K, Paré M (2012) Neural basis of feature-based contextual effects on visual search behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 5:91,1-11 [pdf]

Shen K, Valero J, Day GS, Paré M (2011) Investigating the role of the superior colliculus in active vision with the visual search paradigm. European Journal of Neuroscience 33:2003-2016 [pdf]

Shen K, Kalwarowsky S, Clarence W, Brunamonti E, Paré M (2010) Beneficial effects of NMDA antagonist ketamine on decision processes in visual search. Journal of Neuroscience 30:9947-9953 [pdf]

Thomas NWD, Paré M (2007) Temporal processing of saccade targets of parietal cortex area LIP during visual search.  Journal of Neurophysiology 97:942-947 [pdf]

Shen K, Paré M (2007) Neuronal activity in superior colliculus signals both stimulus identity and saccade goals in visual conjunction search. Journal of Vision 7(5),15:1-3 [pdf]

Shen K, Paré M (2006) Guidance of eye movements during visual conjunction search: Local and global contextual effects on target discriminability. Journal of Neurophysiology 95:2845-2855 [pdf]

Ferraina S, Paré M, Wurtz RH (2002) Comparison of cortico-cortical and cortico-collicular signals for the generation of saccadic eye movements. Journal of Neurophysiology 87:845-858 [pdf]

Paré M, Wurtz RH (2001) Progression in neuronal processing for saccadic eye movements from parietal cortex area LIP to superior colliculus. Journal of Neurophysiology 85:2545-2562 [pdf]

Visual Working Memory

Standage D, Paré M, Blohm G (2019) Hierarchical recruitment of competition alleviates working memory overload in a fronto-parietal model. Journal of Vision 19(12):8,1-24 [pdf]

Standage D, Paré M (2018) Slot-like capacity and resource-like coding in a neural model of multiple-item working memory. Journal of Neurophysiology 120:1945-61 [pdf] wm_coding_fidelity_v11_jnp.dvi

Oemisch M, Johnston K, Paré M (2016)  Methylphenidate does not enhance visual working memory but benefits motivation in macaque monkeys. Neuropharmacology 109:223-235 [pdf]

Heyselaar E, Johnston K, Paré M (2011) A change detection approach to visual working memory of the macaque monkey. Journal of Vision 11(3):11,1-10 [pdf]

Standage D, Paré M (2011) Persistent storage capacity impairs decision making in biophysical networks model. Neural Networks 24:1062-1073 [pdf]

Paré M, Wurtz RH (1997) Posterior parietal cortex neurons antidromically activated from superior colliculus. Journal of Neurophysiology 78:3493-3497 [pdf]

Action Control

Beuk J, Beninger RJ, Mechefske E, Paré M (2016) Contextual response time adaptation in the countermanding performance of rats. Neuroscience 337:200-217 [pdf]

Beuk J, Beninger RJ, Paré M (2016) Lifespan changes in the countermanding performance of young and middle aged adult rats. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 8;190,1-13 [pdf]

Beuk J, Beninger RJ, Paré M (2014) Investigating executive control in rats with the countermanding paradigm. Neuroscience 263:96-110 [pdf]

Brunamonti E, Ferraina S, Paré M (2012) Controlled movement processing: Evidence for a common inhibitory control of finger, wrist, and arm movements. Neuroscience 215:69-78 [pdf]

Pouget P, Logan GD, Palmeri TJ, Boucher L, Paré M, Schall JD (2011) Neural basis of adaptive response time adjustment. Journal of Neuroscience 31:12604-12612 [pdf]

Lo C-C, Boucher L, Paré M, Schall JD, Wang X-J (2009) Proactive inhibitory control and attractor dynamics in countermanding action: A spiking neural circuit model. Journal of Neuroscience 29:9059-9071 [pdf]

Emeric EE, Brown JW, Boucher L, Carpenter RHS, Hanes DP, Harris R,  Logan GD, Mashru RN, Paré M, Pouget P, Stuphorn V, Taylor TL, Schall JD (2007) Influence of history on saccade countermanding performance. Vision Research 47:35-49 [pdf]

Rodgers KP, Scott SH, Munoz DP, Paré M (2006) Discharge properties of monkey tecto-reticular neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology 95:3502-3511 [pdf]

Mirabella G, Pani P, Paré M, Ferraina S (2006) Inhibitory control of reaching movements in humans. Experimental Brain Research 174:240-255 [pdf]

Paré M, Hanes DP (2003) Controlled movement processing: Superior colliculus activity associated with countermanded saccades. Journal of Neuroscience 23:6480-6489 [pdf]

Paré M, Munoz DP (2001) Expression of a re-centering bias in saccade regulation by superior colliculus neurons. Experimental Brain Research 137:354-368 [pdf]

Wurtz RH, Sommer MA, Paré M, Ferraina S (2001) Signal transformation from cerebral cortex to superior colliculus for the generation of saccades. Vision Research 41:3399-3412 [pdf]

Dorris MC, Paré M, Munoz DP (2000) Immediate neuronal plasticity shapes motor performance. Journal of Neuroscience 20:RC52(1-5) [pdf]

Ferraina S, Paré M, Wurtz RH (2000) Disparity sensitivity of frontal eye field neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology 83:625-629 [pdf]

Quaia C, Paré M, Wurtz RH, Optican LM (2000) Extent of compensation for variations in saccadic eye movements. Experimental Brain Research 132:39-51 [pdf]

Paré M, Wurtz RH (1997) Posterior parietal cortex neurons antidromically activated from superior colliculus. Journal of Neurophysiology 78:3493-3497 [pdf]

Paré M, Munoz DP (1996) Saccadic reaction time in the monkey: Advanced preparation of oculomotor program is primarily responsible for express saccade occurrence. Journal of Neurophysiology 76:3666-3681 [pdf]

Paré M, Guitton D (1994) The fixation area of the cat superior colliculus: Effects of electrical stimulation and direct connection with brainstem omnipause neurons. Experimental Brain Research 101:109-122 [pdf]

Paré M, Crommelinck M, Guitton D (1994) Gaze shifts evoked by stimulation of the superior colliculus in the head-free cat conform to the motor map but also depend on stimulus strength and fixation activity. Experimental Brain Research 101:123-139 [pdf]

Paré M, Guitton D (1990) Gaze-related activity of brainstem omnipause neurons during combined eye-head gaze shifts in the alert cat. Experimental Brain Research 83:210-214 [pdf]

Audiovisual Communication

Wilson AH, Alsius A, Paré M, Munhall KG (2016) Spatial frequency requirements and gaze strategy in visual-only and audiovisual speech perception. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 59:601-615 [pdf]

Alsius A, Wayne R, Paré M, Munhall KG (2016) High visual resolution matters in audiovisual speech perception, but only for some. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics 78:1472-1487 [pdf]

Munhall KG, ten Hove M, Brammer M, Paré M (2009) Audiovisual integration of speech in a bistable illusion. Current Biology 19:1-5 [pdf]

Wilson AH, Wilson A, ten Hove M, Paré M, Munhall KG (2008) Loss of central vision and audiovisual speech perception. Visual Impairment Research 10:23-34 [pdf]

Buchan JN, Paré M, Munhall KG (2008) The effect of talker identity and listening condition on gaze behavior during audiovisual speech perception. Brain Research 1242:162-171 [pdf]

Buchan JN, Paré M, Munhall KG (2007) Spatial statistics of gaze fixations during dynamic face processing. Social Neuroscience 2:1-13 [pdf]

Everdell IT, Marsh H, Yurick M, Munhall KG, Paré M (2007) Gaze behavior in audiovisual speech perception: Asymmetrical distribution of face-directed fixations. Perception 36:1535-1545 [pdf]

Paré M, Richler RC, ten Hove M, Munhall KG (2003) Gaze behavior in audiovisual speech perception: The influence of ocular fixations on the McGurk effect. Perception & Psychophysics 65:553-567 [pdf]

Animal Welfare

Clarence WM, Scott JP, Dorris MC, Paré M (2006) Use of enclosures providing vertical dimension by captive animals involved in biomedical research. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 45:31-34 [pdf]


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