Selected publications: Receptive fields ( cat visual cortex and LGN )


    • Multiple mechanisms underlying the orientation selectivity of visual cortical neurones. 
      Vidyasagar TR, Pei X, Volgushev M. 
      Trends in Neurosciences 1996, 19:272-277
    • (Book chapter) Integrating anatomy and physiology of the primary visual pathway: from LGN to cortex. 
      Funke K, Kisvarday ZF, Volgushev M, Woergoetter F 
      In: J.L. van Hemmen, J.D. Cowan, E. Domany (eds.). Models of Neural Networks IV. Early Vision and Attention, pp 97-182. Springer-Verlag, New York. (2002).

Receptive fields, postsynaptic potentials / intracellular: 

    • Gamma-frequency fluctuations of the membrane potential and response selectivity in visual cortical neurons. 
      Volgushev M, Pernberg J, Eysel UT. 
      European Journal of Neuroscience, 2003 17: 1768-1776
    • A linear model fails to predict orientation selectivity of cells in the cat visual cortex. 
      Volgushev M, Vidyasagar TR, Pei X. 
      Journal of Physiology (London) 1996 496.3:597-606 
    • Receptive field analysis and orientation selectivity of postsynaptic potentials of simple cells in cat visual cortex. 
      Pei X, Vidyasagar TR, Volgushev M, Creutzfeldt OD. 
      The Journal of Neuroscience 1994, 14:7130-7140

Receptive fields, spikes / extracellular: 

  • Independence of visuotopic representation and orientation map in the visual cortex of the cat. 
    Buzas P, Volgushev M, Eysel UT, Kisvarday ZF. 
    European Journal of Neuroscience, 2003 18:957-968
  • Dynamics of responses of V1 neurons evoked by stimulation of different zones of receptive field. 
    Shevelev IA, Volgushev MA, Sharaev GA. 
    Neuroscience 1992 51:445-450
  • Receptive-field properties of cat visual cortex neurons with pulvinar input. 
    Shumikhina SI, Volgushev MA 
    Sensory systems 1990 4:370-378 (transl. from Russian).
  • Intracortical inhibition and adaptive reorganizations of the receptive fields of visual cortex neurons. 
    Volgushev MA 
    Dokl Acad Nauk, Biological Sciences, 1989 309:801-804 (transl. from Russian) 
  • Comparison of properties of excitatory and inhibitory neurons in the cat visual cortex. 
    Volgushev MA 
    Sensory systems 1987 1:297-304 (transl. from Russian) 
  • Characteristics of dynamic reorganization of receptive fields of cortical and geniculate visual neurons of cat in response to changes in photic stimulation parameters. 
    Shevelev IA, Volgushev MA, Sharaev GA 
    Neurophysiology. New York. 1983 15:241-247 (transl. from Russian) 
  • Differences in dynamics of visual receptive field and its summation zone in cat. 
    Volgushev MA, Shevelev IA, Sharaev GA, Dec K 
    Neurophysiology. New York. 1983 15:333-340 (transl. from Russian) 
  • Receptive field dynamics of neurons in the cat visual cortex and lateral geniculate body. 
    Shevelev IA, Sharaev GA, Volgushev MA, Pyshny MF, Verderevskaia NN 
    Neurophysiology. New York. 1982 14:455-462 (transl. from Russian)