Prof. Braun, J.

Prof. Dr. (Ph.D.) Jochen Braun

Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften (FNW)
Kognitionsbiologie
Leipziger Str. 44, Haus 91, 39120, Magdeburg, H91/219
Projekte

Aktuelle Projekte

Abgeschlossene Projekte

Publikationen

2022

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Ziman, Gergó;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Unoka, Zsolt;  Braun, Jochen;  Kovács, Ilona 

Alternative female and male developmental trajectories in the dynamic balance of human visual perception
In: Scientific reports - [London]: Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature, Bd. 12 (2022), insges. 17 S.

2021

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Cao, Robin;  Pastukhov, Alexander;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Mattia, Maurizio;  Braun, Jochen 

Binocular rivalry reveals an out-of-equilibrium neural dynamics suited for decision-making
In: eLife - Cambridge: eLife Sciences Publications, Bd. 10 (2021), insges. 42 S.

Kakaei, Ehsan;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Braun, Jochen 

Visual object recognition is facilitated by temporal community structure
In: Learning & memory - Plainview, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Bd. 28 (2021), 5, S. 148-152

2020

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Bauermeister, Christoph;  Keren, Hanna;  Braun, Jochen 

Unstructured network topology begets order-based representation by privileged neurons
In: Biological cybernetics - Berlin: Springer, Bd. 114 (2020), S. 113-135

2019

Abstract

Aleshin, Stepan;  Ziman, Gergö;  Kovács, Ilona;  Braun, Jochen 

Binocular rivalry predicts differential perceptual performance in development and dysfunction
In: Bernstein Conference - [Freiburg], 2019; Sprekeler, Henning, 2019, Artikel T30

Ziman, Gergö;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Farkas, Kinga;  Unoka, Zsolt;  Braun, Jochen;  Kovács, Ilona 

Development and maturation of perceptual sensitivity, variability, and stickiness
In: Perception - London: Sage, 1972, Volume 48, Supplement 2 (2019), Seite 39

Ponzi, Adamo;  Kakaei, Ehsan;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Braun, Jochen 

Functional brain activity underlying spontaneous reversals of kinetic depth (KDE)
In: Bernstein Conference - [Freiburg], 2019; Sprekeler, Henning, 2019, Artikel W86

Aleshin, Stepan;  Ziman, Gergö;  Kovács, Ilona;  Braun, Jochen 

Perceptual sensitivity, variability, and stickiness predicted from binocular rivalry dynamics
In: Perception - London: Sage, 1972, Volume 48, Supplement 2 (2019), Seite 64

Kakaei, Ehsan;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Braun, Jochen 

Role of consistent temporal context in learning to recognize complex 3D shapes
In: Bernstein Conference - [Freiburg], 2019; Sprekeler, Henning, 2019, Artikel W19

Kakaei, Ehsan;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Ponzi, Adamo;  Braun, Jochen 

Whole-brain functional correlations underlying spontaneous reversals of kinetic depth (KDE)
In: Perception - London: Sage, 1972, Volume 48, Supplement 2 (2019), Seite 65

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Aleshin, Stepan;  Ziman, Gergo;  Kovács, Ilona;  Braun, Jochen 

Perceptual reversals in binocular rivalry - improved detection from OKN
In: Journal of vision - Rockville, Md.: ARVO, Volume 19, issue 3 (2019), article 5, insgesamt 18 Seiten

Buchbeitrag

Hamid, Ossama H.;  Braun, Jochen 

Reinforcement learning and attractor neural network models of associative learning
In: Konferenz: 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, IJCCI 2017 Funchal-Madeira, Portugal, November 1-3, 2017, Computational Intelligence - Cham: Springer; Sabourin, Christophe . - 2019, S. 327-349

2018

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Dornas de Carvalho Silva, Joao Vicente;  Braun, Jochen 

Finer parcellation reveals detailed correlational structure of resting-state fMRI signals
In: Journal of neuroscience methods - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 294.2018, S. 15-33

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Zaus, Christina Rita;  Aleshin, Stepan;  Braun, Jochen;  Carbon, Claus-Christian 

Perceptual coupling induces co-rotation and speeds up alternations in adjacent bi-stable structure-from-motion objects
In: Journal of vision: an ARVO journal : JOV - Rockville, Md: ARVO, Vol. 18.2018, 4, Art. 21, insgesamt 14 S.

Nicht begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Bauermeister, Christoph;  Keren, Hanna;  Braun, Jochen 

Broadly heterogeneous network topology begets order-based representation by privileged neurons
In: De.arxiv.org - [S.l.]: Arxiv.org, insges. 43 S., 2018

2017

Buchbeitrag

Hamid, Oussama H.;  Braun, Jochen 

Attractor neural states - a brain-inspired complementary approach to reinforcement learning
In: Konferenz: 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, IJCCI 2017, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, November 1-3, 2017, Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence. Volume 1 - [Setúbal]: SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications, Lda.; Sabourin, Christophe . - 2017, S. 385-392

Dissertation

Cao, Robin;  Braun, Jochen [GutachterIn] 

Hierarchical stochastic modelling in multistable perception
In: Magdeburg, 2017, xviii, 200 Blätter

2016

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Cao, Robin;  Pastukhov, Alexander;  Mattia, Maurizio;  Braun, Jochen 

Collective activity of many bistable assemblies reproduces characteristic dynamics of multistable perception
In: The journal of neuroscience: the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience - Washington, DC: Soc, Bd. 36.2016, 26, S. 6957-6972

2015

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Vivian-Griffiths, Solveiga;  Braun, Jochen 

Transformation priming helps to disambiguate sudden changes of sensory inputs
In: Vision research: an international journal for functional aspects of vision - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 116.2015, S. 36-44

2014

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Cao, Robin;  Braun, Jochen;  Mattia, Maurizio 

Stochastic accumulation by cortical columns may explain the scalar property of multistable perception
In: Physical review letters - College Park, Md.: APS, 1958, Vol. 113.2014, Art. 098103, insgesamt 5 S.

Dissertation

Camilleri, Patrick;  Michaelis, Bernd [Gutachter];  Burte, Edmund P. [Gutachter];  Braun, Jochen [Gutachter] 

Bistable attractor dynamics in neuromorphic aVLSI chips
In: Magdeburg, Univ., Fak. für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Diss., 2014, XVII, 123 S., Ill., graph. Darst., 30 cm

2013

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen 

Disparate time-courses of adaptation and facilitation in multi-stable perception
In: Learning & perception - Budapest: Akad. Kiadó, 2009, Vol. 5.2013, Suppl. 2, S. 101-118

Pastukhov, Alexander;  García-Rodríguez, Pedro E.;  Haenicke, Joachim;  Guillamon, Antoni;  Deco, Gustavo;  Braun, Jochen 

Multi-stable perception balances stability and sensitivity
In: Frontiers in computational neuroscience - Lausanne: Frontiers Research Foundation, 2007, Vol. 7.2013, Art. 17, insgesamt 18 S.

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Lissner, Anna;  Braun, Jochen 

Perceptual adaptation to structure-from-motion depends on the size of adaptor and probe objects, but not on the similarity of their shapes
In: Attention, perception, & psychophysics: AP&P - New York, NY: Springer, 2009 . - 2013

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Lissner, Anna;  Füllekrug, Jana;  Braun, Jochen 

Sensory memory of illusory depth in structure-from-motion
In: Attention, perception, & psychophysics: AP&P - New York, NY: Springer, 2009 . - 2013

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Füllekrug, Jana;  Braun, Jochen 

Sensory memory of structure-from-motion is shape-specific
In: Attention, perception, & psychophysics: AP&P - New York, NY: Springer, 2009, Bd. 75.2013, 6, S. 1215-1229

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Vonau, Victoria;  Stonkute, Solveiga;  Braun, Jochen 

Spatial and temporal attention revealed by microsaccades
In: Vision research - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 85 (2013), S. 45-57

2012

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen 

Structure-from-motion - dissociating perception, neural persistence, and sensory memory of illusory depth and illusory rotation
In: Attention, perception, & psychophysics. - New York, NY : Springer, insges. 19 S., 2012

Stonkute, Solveiga;  Braun, Jochen;  Pastukhov, Alexander 

The role of attention in ambiguous reversals of structure-from-motion
In: PLoS one. - Lawrence, Kan : PLoS, Bd. 7.2012, 5, insges. 12 S.

Originalartikel in begutachteter internationaler Zeitschrift

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Vonau, Victoria;  Braun, Jochen 

Believable change - bistable reversals are governed by physical plausibility
In: Journal of vision. - Rockville, Md. : ARVO, Bd. 12.2012, 1, insges. 16 S.

Festman, Yariv;  Braun, Jochen 

Feature-based attention spreads preferentially in an object-specific manner
In: Vision research. - Amsterdam [u.a.] : Elsevier Science, Bd. 54.2012, S. 31-38

2011

Dissertation

Hamid, Oussama Hussein;  Braun, Jochen [Gutachter] 

On the role of temporal context in human reinforcement learning
In: Magdeburg, Univ., Fak. für Naturwiss., Diss., 2011, 108 S., graph. Darst.

Originalartikel in begutachteter internationaler Zeitschrift

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen 

Cumulative history quantifies the role of neural adaptation in multistable perception
In: Journal of vision: an ARVO journal : JOV - Rockville, Md: ARVO, Bd. 11.2011, 10, S. 1-10

Hudak, Mariann;  Gervan, Patricia;  Friedrich, Björn;  Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen;  Kovacs, Ilona 

Increased readiness for adaptation and faster alternation rates under binocular rivalry in children
In: Frontiers in human neuroscience - Lausanne: Frontiers Research Foundation, Vol. 5.2011, Art. 128

Giulioni, Massimiliano;  Camilleri, Patrick;  Mattia, Maurizio;  Dante, Vittorio;  Braun, Jochen;  De Giudice, Paolo 

Robust working memory in an asynchronously spiking neural network realized in neuromorphic VLSI
In: Frontiers in neuromorphic engineering - Lausanne, S. 1, 2011

Originalartikel in begutachteter zeitschriftenartiger Reihe

Glüge, Stefan;  Hamid, Oussama H.;  Braun, Jochen;  Wendemuth, Andreas 

A Markov model of conditional associative learning in a cognitive behavioural scenario
In: Foundations on natural and artificial computation - Heidelberg [u.a.]: Springer, S. 10-19, 2011 - (Lecture notes in computer science; 6686)

2010

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Braun, Jochen;  Mattia, Maurizio 

Attractors and noise - twin drivers of decisions and multistability
In: NeuroImage - Orlando, Fla.: Academic Press, Bd. 52 (2010), 3, S. 740-751

Festman, Yariv;  Braun, Jochen 

Does feature similarity facilitate attentional selection?
In: Attention, perception, & psychophysics - New York, NY: Springer, Bd. 72 (2010), S. 2128-2143

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen 

Rare but precious - microsaccades are highly informative about attentional allocation
In: Vision research - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 50 (2010), 12, S. 1173-1184

Originalartikel in begutachteter internationaler Zeitschrift

Braun, J;  Mattia, M 

Attractors and noise: twin drivers of decisions and multistability
In: Neuroimage

Houtkamp, Rozemarijn;  Braun, Jochen 

Cortical response to task-relevant stimuli presented outside the primary focus of attention
In: Journal of cognitive neuroscience / publ. with the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute - Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press Journals, Bd. 22 (2010), 9, S. 1980-1992

Festman, Y;  Braun, J 

Does feature similarity contribute to attentional selection
In: Attention, Perception & Psychophysics

Pastukhov, A;  Braun, J 

Rare but precious: what microsaccades tell us about visual attention
In: Vision Research

Hamid, Oussama H.;  Wendemuth, Andreas;  Braun, Jochen 

Temporal context and conditional associative learning
In: BMC neuroscience - London: BioMed Central, Bd. 11 (2010), insges. 15 S.

Hamid, O;  Wendemuth, A;  Braun, J 

Temporal context and conditional associative learning
In: BMC Neuroscience

Originalartikel in begutachteter zeitschriftenartiger Reihe

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Vonau, Victoria;  Braun, Jochen 

No stopping and no slowing - removing visual attention with no effect on reversals of phenomenal appearance
In: Artificial neural networks - ICANN 2010 ; Pt. 1 - Berlin [u.a.]: Springer, 2010 . - 2010, S. 510-515 - (Lecture notes in computer science; 6352)

Camilleri, Patrick;  Giulioni, Massimiliano;  Mattia, Maurizio;  Braun, Jochen;  Del Giudice, Paolo 

Self-sustained activity in attractor networks using neuromorphic VLSI
In: The 2010 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2010 - Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2010 . - 2010, insges. 6 S.

2009

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Gigante, Guido;  Mattia, Maurizio;  Braun, Jochen;  Del Giudice, Paolo 

Bistable perception modeled as competing stochastic integrations at two levels
In: PLoS Computational Biology/ Public Library of Science - San Francisco, Calif.: Public Library of Science, Bd. 5 (2009), 7, insges. 9 S.

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Fischer, Laura;  Braun, Jochen 

Visual attention is a single, integrated resource
In: Vision research - Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier Science, Bd. 49 (2009), 10, S. 1166-1173

Blake, Randolph;  Braun, Jochen 

Visual perception - tracking the elusive footprints of awareness
In: Current biology - London: Current Biology Ltd., Bd. 19 (2009), 1, S. R30-R32

Buchbeitrag

Braun, J 

Attention and consciousness
In: The Oxford Companion to Consciousness. T Bayne, A Cleeremans, and P Wilken, eds, Oxford University

Originalartikel in begutachteter internationaler Zeitschrift

Gigante, G;  Mattia, M;  Braun, J;  Del Giudice, P 

Bistable perception modeled as competing stochastic integrations at two level
In: PLOS Computational Biology, 5 (7), e1000430: 1-9

Houtkamp, R;  Braun, J 

Cortical response to task-relevant stimuli presented outside the focus of attention
In: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Blake, R;  Braun, J 

Footprints of perception: now you see them, now you don¿t
In: Current Biology, 13: R30-2

2008

Originalartikel in begutachteter internationaler Zeitschrift

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen 

A short-term memory of multi-stable perception
In: Journal of vision . - Rockville, Md. : ARVO, Bd. 8.2008, 13, insges. 14 S.

Braun, Jochen;  Schoenfeld, Mircea Ariel 

Vision - attention makes the cup flow over
In: Current biology: CB - Cambridge, Mass.: Cell Press, Bd. 18.2008, 16, S. R713-R715

Originalartikel in begutachteter zeitschriftenartiger Reihe

Braun, J;  Camilleri, P;  Giulioni, M;  Dante, V;  Badoni, D;  Indiveri, G;  Del Giudice, P 

A network chip of spiking neurons with plastic fully configurable stop-learning synapses
In: IEEE Conference Electronics Circuits and Systems 2008: 678¿681

2007

Buchbeitrag

Camilleri, Patrick;  Giulioni, Massimiliano;  Dante, Vittorio;  Badoni, D.;  Indiveri, Giacomo;  Michaelis, Bernd;  Braun, Jochen;  Giudice, Paolo 

A neuromorphic a VSLI network chip with configurable plastic synapses
In: 7th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, 2007 - Los Alamitos, Calif. [u.a.]: IEEE Computer Society . - 2007, S. 296-301

Braun, J 

Attention and awareness
In: Oxford Companion to Consciousness, P. Wilken, T. Bayne, A. Cleeremens, eds., OUP

Originalartikel in begutachteter internationaler Zeitschrift

Tsuchiya, Naotsugu;  Braun, Jochen 

Contrast thresholds for component motion with full and poor attention
In: Journal of vision - Rockville, Md.: ARVO, Bd. 7.2007, 3, Art. 1, insges. 15 S.

Pastukhov, Alexander;  Braun, Jochen 

Perceptual reversals need no prompting by attention
In: Journal of vision - Rockville, Md.: ARVO, Bd. 7.2007, 10, Art. 5, insges. 17 S.

Braun, Jochen 

Vision - attending the invisible
In: Current biology: CB - Cambridge, Mass.: Cell Press, Bd. 17.2007, 6, S. R202-R203

Braun, J;  Pastukhov, A 

Visual rivalry needs no prompting by attention
In: Journal of Vision, 7(10), 5: 1-17

Originalartikel in begutachteter zeitschriftenartiger Reihe

Camilleri, Patrick;  Giulioni, Massimiliano;  Dante, Vittorio;  Badoni, Davide;  Indiveri, Giacomo;  Michaelis, Bernd;  Braun, Jochen;  Giudice, Paolo 

A neuromorphic a VLSI network chip with configurable plastic synapses
In: HIS 2007: seventh International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems ; 17-19 September 2007, Kaiserslautern, Germany ; [proceedings] / ed. by Andreas König ... - Los Alamitos, Calif. [u.a.]: IEEE Computer Society, 2007 . - 2007, S. 296-301

1978

Herausgeberschaft

Stromeyer, C. F. 

Form-Color Aftereffects in Human Vision
In: Vol. Perception, 1978, S. 97-142, 10.1007/978-3-642-46354-9_4

Kooperationen
  • Scuola Internazionale Superiore die Studi Avanzanti, Triest, Italien
  • Universiat Popeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spanien
  • Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
  • Istituto Superiore Di Sanita, Rom, Italien
Profil
  • Selektion visueller Bewusstseinsinhalte (multistability, attention)
  • Ausbildung visueller Gestaltobjekte (grouping, spatial attention, feature attention)
  • Anforderungsspezifische Anpassung der visuellen Verarbeitung (attention, set)
  • Begrenzte Kapazitäten der visuellen Verarbeitung (attention, saliency, working memory)
  • Situationsabhängigkeit des assoziativen Lernens (temporal-context-dependent learning, optimal decision models)
  • Verwirklichung spikender Neuronennetze zum assoziativen Lernen auf der Grundlage von analogen VLSI Schaltkreisen ("silicon cortex")
Service
Beratung, Gutachten, Projekte zu Themenfeldern:
  • Selektion visueller Bewusstseinsinhalte (multistability, attention)
  • Ausbildung visueller Gestaltobjekte (grouping, spatial attention, feature attention)
  • Anforderungsspezifische Anpassung der visuellen Verarbeitung (attention, set)
  • Begrenzte Kapazitäten der visuellen Verarbeitung (attention, saliency, working memory)
  • Situationsabhängigkeit des assoziativen Lernens (temporal-context-dependent learning, optimal decision models)
  • Verwirklichung spikender Neuronennetze zum assoziativen Lernen auf der Grundlage von analogen VLSI Schaltkreisen ("silicon cortex")
Vita
Cognitive Biology, Haus 91                                               

Otto-von-Guericke Universität                                             
Leipziger Str 44                                                                  
39120 Magdeburg                                                 
0391 67 55051                                                     
 
Private:
 
                  Born 7 Oktober 1957 in Heilbronn, Germany
                  Married, three children (age 28, 25, and 16)
                  German nationality
 
Education:
 
1980-1985    Ph.D. in Biophysics, University of California at Berkeley, USA
1977-1979    Vordiplom in Biochemistry, Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
1976-1979    Vordiplom in Chemistry, Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
 
Employment:
 
2004-           Professor of Cognitive Biology, Otto-von-Guericke Universität, Magdeburg, Germany
2000-2004  Professor of Theoretical and Cognitive Neurobiology, Univ of Plymouth, UK
1999-2000  Visiting Lecturer, Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
1993-1998  Senior Research Fellow with Christof Koch, Computation and Neural Systems, California    
                     Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
1990-1993  Research Fellow with David van Essen, Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute 
                     of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
1986-1989  Visiting Scientist with Dov Sagi, Dept Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, 
                     Rehovot, Israel
 
Selected academic activities:
 
2009-16       Associate Editor, Vision Research
2007-11       Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience 
                     (BCCN) Göttingen
2011-16       Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology (BFNT) Göttingen
2004-16       Co-organizer, European Summer School ¿Visual Neuroscience: from spikes to awareness¿
2015            Organizer workshop ¿Emergent cognition in brain-like systems: compounding heterogeneity                    
                     at multiple scales¿, Magdeburg, Germany.
2004            Organizer workshop ¿New perspectives on visual cortex¿, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland.
1999            Organizer workshop ¿Visual attention and cortical circuits¿, Catalina Island, California.
 
Reviewer for Nature, Science, Nature Neuroscience, Current Biology, Journal of Neuroscience, European Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Vision, Perception and Psychophysics, and many others.   
Referee for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, European Community, National Science Foundation, Agence National de Recherche, FWF (Wissenschaftsfonds), Wellcome Trust, German Israeli Foundation, and others.
 
Selected grants:
 
2018-2022     Analysis, Imaging and Modelling of Neuronal Processes, European Social Funds
 
2013-2016     Partner in Marie Curie International Training Network INDIREA.
 
2011-2014    Coordinator of EU FP7 project CORONET ¿Choreographing neural networks: coupling 
                       activity dynamics across biomimetic brain interfaces with neuromorphic VLSI¿.
 
2007-2010    Coordinator Bernstein Group Magdeburg ¿Components of cognition: from small networks 
                       to flexible rules¿.
 
2004-2008    European Summer School "Visual Neuroscience: from spikes to awareness", Volkswagen    
                       Foundation, with Prof. K. Gegenfurtner (Giessen) and Prof. F. Bremmer (Marburg).
 
2002-2006    Coordinator of EU FP5 project ALAVLSI ¿Attend-to-learn and learn-to-attend with 
                       neuromorphic, analogue VLSI¿.
 

Publications (H-factor 39, ~7000 citations)

Ph.D. Thesis
Cells that guide the growth of neural processes in the embryo of the leech. Advisor Gunther S. Stent, University of California at Berkeley, Fall 1985.

Refereed Journal Papers
1) J Braun, J R Abney and J C Owicki (1984) How a gap junction maintains its structure.
Nature 310, 316-318.
2) R L Gimlich and J Braun (1985) Improved fluorescent compounds for tracing cell
lineage. Developmental Biology 109, 509-514.
3) J Braun, J R Abney and J C Owicki (1987) Lateral interactions among membrane
proteins. I. Valid estimates based in freeze fracture electron micrography.
Biophysical Journal 52, 427-439.
4) J R Abney, J Braun and J C Owicki (1987) Lateral interactions among membrane
proteins. II. Implications for organization of gap junctions. Biophysical Journal 52, 441-454.
5) J Braun and G S Stent (1989) Axon outgrowth along segmental nerves in the leech:
I. Identification of candidate guidance cells. Developmental Biology 132, 471-485.
6) J Braun and G S Stent (1989) Axon outgrowth along segmental nerves in the leech:
II. Identification of actual guidance cells. Developmental Biology 132, 486-501.
7) J Braun and D Sagi (1990) Vision outside the focus of attention. Perception &
Psychophysics 48, 45-58.
8) J Braun and D Sagi (1991) Texture-based tasks are little affected by a second task
which requires peripheral or central attentive fixation. Perception 20, 483-500.
9) M B Ben-Av, D Sagi, and J Braun (1992) Visual attention and perceptual grouping.
Perception & Psychophysics 52, 277-294.
10) J L Gallant, J Braun and D C VanEssen (1993) Selectivity for polar, hyperbolic, and
cartesian gratings in macaque extrastriate cortex. Science 259, 100-103.
11) J Braun (1994) Visual search among items of different salience: removal of visual
attention mimics a lesion in extrastriate area V4. J Neurosci 14, 554-567.
12) J Braun (1994) Shape-from-shading is independent of visual attention and may be a
"texton". Spatial Vision 7, 311-322.
13) C Kolb and J Braun (1995) Blindsight in normal observers. Nature 377, 336-338.
14) C Koch and J Braun (1996) Towards the neural correlate of visual awareness. Curr
Op Neurobiol 6, 158-164.
15) D K Lee, C Koch and J Braun (1997) Spatial vision thresholds in the absence of
attention. Vision Research 37, 2409-2418.
16) L Itti, J Braun, D K Lee and C Koch (1997) A model of early visual processing. Adv
Neur Inf Proc Sys 10, 173-179.
17) J Braun and B Julesz (1998) Dividing attention at little cost: detection and
discrimination tasks. Percep & Psychophys 60, 1-23.
18) J Braun (1998) Vision and attention: the role of training. Nature 393, 424-5.
19) J Braun (1999) On the detection of salient contours. Spatial Vision 12, 211-25.
20) L Itti, J Braun, D K Lee and C Koch (1998) Attentional modulation of uman pattern
psychophysics reproduced by a quantitative model. Adv Neur Inf Proc Sys 11, 789-795.
21) D K Lee, C Koch, J Braun (1999) Attentional capacity is undifferentiated: concurrent
discrimination of form, color, and motion. Perception & Psychophysics 61, 1241-55.
22) D K Lee, L Itti, C Koch, J Braun (1999) Attention activates winner-take-all
competition among visual filters. Nature Neuroscience 2, 375-381.
23) L Itti, C Koch, J Braun (1999) A quantitative model relating visual neuronal activity
to psychophysical thresholds. Neurocomputing 26, 743-8.
24) B Zenger, J Braun, C Koch (2000) Attentional effect on contrast detection in the
presence of salient distractors. Vision Res 40, 3717-24.
25) L Itti, C Koch, J Braun (2000) Revisiting spatial vision: toward a unifying model. J
Opt Soc Am A 17, 1899-917.
26) A Polonsky, R Blake, J Braun, D Heeger (2000) Neuronal activity in human primary
visual cortex correlates with perception during binocular rivalry. Nature Neuroscience 3, 1153-9.
27) O Speck, T Ernst, J Braun, C Koch, E N Miller, L Chang (2000) Gender differences in
the functional organization of the brain for working memory. Neuroreport 11, 2581-5.
28) J Jovicich, R J Peters, C Koch, J Braun, L Chang, T Ernst (2001) Brain areas specific
for attentional load in a motion tracking task. J Cog Neurosci 13, 1048-58.
29) L Chang, O Speck, EN Miller, J Braun, J Jovicich, C Koch, L Itti, T Ernst (2001)
Neural correlates of attention and working memory deficits in HIV patients.
Neurology 57, 1001-7.
30) L Itti, J Braun, C Koch (2001) Modeling the modulatory effect of attention on human
spatial vision. Adv Neur Inf Proc Sys 14, in press.
31) JM Hopf, T Noesselt, C Tempelmann, J Braun, MA Schoenfeld, HJ Heinze (2004)
Popout modulates focal attention in primary visual cortex. Neuroimage 22: 574-82.
32) N Tsuchiya, J Braun (2007) Contrast thresholds of component motion with full and
poor attention. Journal of Vision, 7 (3): 1.1-15.
33) A Pastukhov, J Braun (2007) Visual rivalry needs no prompting by attention.
Journal of Vision, 7 (10): 5.1-17.
34) P Camilleri, M Giulioni, V Dante, D Badoni, G Indiveri, B Michaelis, J Braun, P del
Giudice (2007) A neuromorphic aVLSI network chip with configurable plastic synapses. IEEE Conference Hybrid Intelligent
Systems 2007: 296¿301. DOI: 10.1109/HIS.2007.60.
35) A Pastukhov, L Fisher, J Braun (2009) Visual attention is a single, integrated
resource. Vision Research (Special Issue on Attention), 49 (10): 1166-1173.
36) A Pastukhov, J Braun (2008) A short-term memory of multi-stable perception.
Journal of Vision, 8 (13): 7.1-14.
37) M Giulioni, P Camilleri, V Dante, D Badoni, G Indiveri, J Braun, P del Giudice, A
network chip of spiking neurons with plastic fully configurable stop-learning
synapses. IEEE Conference Electronics Circuits and Systems 2008: 678¿681. DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.2008.4674944.
38) R Houtkamp, J Braun (2009) Cortical response to task-relevant stimuli presented
outside the focus of attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (9): 1980- 92.
39) G Gigante, M Mattia, J Braun, P Del Giudice (2009) Bistable perception modeled as
competing stochastic integrations at two levels. PLOS Computational Biology, 5 (7), e1000430: 1-9.
40) Y Festman, J Braun (2010) Does feature similarity contribute to attentional
selection. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72 (8): 2128-43.
41) O Hamid, A Wendemuth, J Braun (2010) Temporal context and conditional
associative learning. BMC Neuroscience, 11: 45.
42) A Pastukhov, J Braun (2010) Rare but precious: what microsaccades tell us about
visual attention. Vision Research, 50 (12): 1173-84.
43) J Braun, M Mattia (2010) Attractors and noise: twin drivers of decisions and
multistability. (Review submitted by invitation). Neuroimage, 52 (3): 740-51.
44) P Camilleri, M Giulioni, M Mattia, J Braun, P Del Giudice (2010) Self-sustained  
activity in attractor networks using neuromorphic VLSI. IEEE Proceedings Int
Joint Conf Neural Netw: 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/IJCNN.2010.5596342.
45) A Pastukhov, V Vonau, J Braun (2010) No stopping and no slowing: removing
visual attention with no effect on visual performance. Int Conf Artif Neur Netw  
(ICANN), 6354: 510¿515. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15825-4_70.
46) A Pastukhov, J Braun (2011) Cumulative history quantifies the role of neural adaptation in multi-stable perception. Journal of Vision, 11 (10): pii 12.
47) M Hudak, P Gervan, B Friedrich, A Pastukhov, J Braun, I Kovacs

(2011) Increased readiness for adaptation and faster alternation rates under binocular rivalry in children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5: 128.
48) A Pastukhov, V Vonau, J Braun (2011) Believable change: bistable reversals are goverened by physical plausibility. Journal of Vision, 12 (1): pii 17.
49) M Giulioni, P Camilleri, M Mattia, V Dante, J Braun, P Del Giudice (2011) Robust working memory in an asynchronously spiking neural network realized with neuromorphic VLSI. Frontiers of Neuroscience, 5: 149.
50) Y Festman, J Braun (2012) Feature-based attention spreads in an object-specific manner. Vision Research, 54: 31-8.
51) S Stonkute, J Braun, A Pastukhov (2012) The role of attention in ambiguous reversals of structure-from-motion. PloS One, 7 (5): e37734.
52) A Pastukhov, J Braun (2012) Disparate time-courses of adaptation and facilitation in multi-stable perception. Learning & Memory, 5(2): 101¿118.
53) A Pastukhov, V Vonau, S Stonkute, J Braun (2013) Spatial and temporal attention revealed by microsaccades. Vision Research, 85(0), 45¿57.
54) A Pastukhov, J Braun (2013) Structure-from-motion: dissociating perception, neural persistence, and sensory memory of illusory depth and illusory rotation. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(2): 322-40.
55) A Pastukhov, P Garcia-Rodriguez, J Haenicke, T Guillamon, G Deco, J Braun (2013) Multi-stable perception balances stability and sensitivity. Front. Comput. Neurosci, 7: 17.
56) A Pastukhov, A Lissner, J Füllekrug, & J Braun (2013). Sensory memory of illusory depth in structure-from-motion. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 76(1), 123-32.
57) A Pastukhov, J Füllekrug, J Braun (2014) Sensory memory of structure-from-motion is shape-specific. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(6), 1215¿1229.
58) A Pastukhov, A Lissner & J Braun (2014). Perceptual adaptation to structure-from-motion depends on the size of adaptor and probe objects, but not on the similarity of their shapes. Attention, perception & psychophysics, 76(2), 473-88.
60) R Cao, J Braun & M Mattia (2014) Stochastic accumulation by cortical columns may explain the scalar property of multi-stable perception. Physics Review Letters, 113, 098103.
61) A Pastukhov, S Vivian-Griffiths & J Braun (2015) Transformation priming helps to disambiguate sudden changes of sensory inputs. Vision Research, 116, 36¿44.
62) R Cao, A Pastukhov, M Mattia, J Braun (2016) Collective activity of many bistable assemblies reproduces characteristic dynamics of multistable perception. J. Neurosci., 36(26): 6957¿72.
63) J V Dornas, J Braun (2018) Finer parcellation reveals intricate correlational structure of resting-state fMRI signals. J. Neurosci.
Meth., 294, 15¿33.
64) A Pastukhov, C R Zaus, S Aleshin, J Braun, C-C Carbon (2018) Perceptual coupling induces co-rotation and speeds up alternations in adjacent bi-stable structure-from-motion objects. Journal of Vision, 18(4): 21.
65) S Aleshin, G Ziman, I Kovacs, J Braun (2018) Perceptual reversals in binocular rivalry: improved detection from OKN. Journal of Vision, 19 (3): 5, 1-18.
66) C Bauermeister, H Keren, J Braun (2020) Broadly heterogeneous network
topology begets order-based representation by privileged neurons. Biological
Cybernetics, 114(1), 1134-135.
67) R Cao, A Pastukhov, S Aleshin, M Mattia, J Braun (2021) Binocular rivalry
reveals and out-of-equilibrium neural dynamics suited for decision-making. eLife
10: e61581.
68) E Kakaei, S Aleshin, J Braun (2021) Visual object recognition is facilitated by
temporal community structure. Learning & Memory, 28: 148-152.
69) G Ziman, S Aleshin, Z Unoka, J Braun, I Kovacs (2022) Alternative female
and male developmental strategies in the dynamical balance of human visual
perception. Scientific Reports, 12 (1): 1-17.
70) S Baral, H Hosseini, K More, T M C Fabrin, J Braun, M Prigge (2022)
Spike-dependent dynamic partitioning of the Locus coeruleus network through
noradrenergic volume release in a simulation of nucleus core. Brain Sciences, 12
(1): 1-17.

Book chapters
1) J Braun (1997) Divided attention: narrowing the gap between brain and behavior.
In: The Attentive Brain, Parasuraman, R., ed., MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
2) C Koch & J Braun(1996) On the functional anatomy of visual awareness. In: Cold Spring Harbor Symp Quant Biol Vol. LXI, 49-57.
3) J Braun, C Koch, D K Lee, L Itti (2001) Perceptual consequences of visual attention. In: Visual attention and cortical circuits. J Braun, C Koch, and J Davis, eds, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
4) H-U Bauer and J Braun (2000) Is there parallel binding of distributed objects? In: Preparational Intelligence: Adaptive Behavior and Intelligent Systems Without Symbols and Logic. H Cruse et al, eds, Kluwer.
5) J Braun (2009) Attention and consciousness. In: The Oxford Companion to
Consciousness. T Bayne, A Cleeremans, and P Wilken, eds, Oxford University Press.
6) S Glüge, O Hamid, J Braun, A Wendemuth (2011) A Markov model of conditional associative learning in a cognitive behavioral scenario. In: Foundations of Natural and Artificial Computation. J M Ferrandez, J R A Sanchez, F de la Paz, J Toledo, eds, Springer Press.

Books
Visual attention and cortical circuits. J Braun, C Koch, and J Davis, eds, MIT Press, 2001.

Commentary
1) J Braun (2000) Targeting visual motion (News&Views). Nature Neuroscience 3, 9-11.
2) J Braun (2000) The emperor has some clothes (Book review). Nature Neuroscience 3, 975
3) J Braun (2000) Intimate attention. (News & Views). Nature 408, 154-5.
4) J Braun (2001) It's great but not necessarily about attention. (Commentary). Psyche 7(06).
5) J Braun (2002) Visual attention: light enters the jungle. (Dispatch). Current Biology 12, R599.
6) J Braun (2003) Natural scenes upset the visual applecart. (Research News). Trends Cogn Sci, 7: 7-9.
7) J Braun (2007) Attending the invisible. (Dispatch) Current Biology, 17: R202-3. 
8) J Braun (2007) Attention and awareness. In: Oxford Companion to Consciousness, P. Wilken, T. Bayne, A. Cleeremens, eds., OUP, in press.
9) J Braun, A Schönfeld (2008) Vision: attention makes the cup flow over. (Dispatch) Current Biology, 18: R713-5.
10) R Blake, J Braun (2009) Footprints of perception: now you see them, now you don¿t. (Dispatch) Current Biology, 13: R30-2.

  
Invited research seminars (last decade)
 
2022
Universitätsklinikum Eppendorf, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Neurocenter, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, New York University, New York, USA
Dept Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Kavli Institute for Brain Science, Columbia University, New York, USA
Dept. Neuroscience, Albert Einstein Medical College, Bronx, New York, USA
Dept Neurobiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
(virtual) Dept Physics, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
 
2021
(virtual) National Center for Computational Physics, Istituto Superiore Di Sanità (ISS), Rome, Italy
(virtual) Dept. Neurobiology, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy
 
2020
MPI Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany
(virtual)  Frankfurt Institute of Advanced Studies & MPI for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, Germany
Bernstein Center of Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
(virtual) Institut für Physik, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
(virtual) Dept Neurology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
 
 
2019
Center of Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Bernstein Center of Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
MPI Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany
 
2018
Dept Psychology, Catholic University Budapest, Hungary
Dept Neuroscience, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Dept Psychology, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
Network Biology Research, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Haifa, Israel
Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Workhsop ¿The many flavors of Effective Connectivity: from neuronal cultures to fMRI¿,
European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience, Paris, France
 
2017
Universitätsklinikum Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Workshop ¿Criticality and Brain Dynamics¿, Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany
Computational Neuroscience, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Hertie Institute of Neuroscience, University of Tübingen, Germany
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
Neurotheory Group, Dept Physiology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
 
2016
Cognitive Neuroinformatics, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Network Biology Research Labs, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Haifa, Israel
Workshop ¿Brain Manifesto 2.0¿, Beuggen, University of Freiburg, Germany
Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, USA
Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Cognitive Neurophysiology, National Institutes of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
HWK Hanse Lecture, Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst, Germany
 
2015
École des Neurosciences, École Normale Superieure, Paris, France
Dept Psychology, University of Giessen, Germany
OCCAM 2015, Dept Psychology, University of Osnabrück, Germany
Theoretical Physics Unit, Istituto Superiore Di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Computational Neuroscience, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Dept Psychology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Dept Neurology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
 
2014
Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Dept Psychology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
Systems Neurobiology, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, USA
Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Dept Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara, California, USA
MPI Dynamics and Self-Organization & BCCN Göttingen, Germany
Center for Integrative Neuroscience & BCCN Tübingen, Germany
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Experimental Psychology, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Craik Club, Experimental Psychology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, London, UK
National Center for Computational Physics, Istituto Superiore Di Sanità, Rome, Italy
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