Selected Reading


Effect of correlated lateral geniculate nucleus firing rates on predictions for monocular eye closure versus monocular retinal inactivation, Blais B, Cooper LN and Shouval HZ. Physical Review E 80, 061915 (2009)

Structural plasticity can produce metaplasticity. Kalantzis G, Shouval HZ. PLoS One. 2009; 4(11):e8062.

Translational switch for long-term maintenance of synaptic plasticity. Aslam N, Kubota Y, Wells D, Shouval HZ., Mol Syst Biol. 2009;5:284

Learning reward timing in cortex through reward dependent expression of synaptic plasticity. Gavornik JP, Shuler MG, Loewenstein Y, Bear MF, Shouval HZ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106(16):6826-31.

Evaluating statistical methods used to estimate the number of postsynaptic receptors. Kalantzis G, Kubota Y, Shouval HZ. J Neurosci Methods. 2009 178 (2):393-401 2008 Recovery from monocular deprivation using binocular deprivation. Blais BS, Frenkel MY, Kuindersma SR, Muhammad R, Shouval HZ, Cooper LN, Bear MF. J Neurophysiol. 2008 Oct;100(4):2217-24

A biophysical model of synaptic plasticity and metaplasticity can account for the dynamics of the backward shift of hippocampal place fields. Yu X, Shouval HZ, Knierim JJ. J Neurophysiol. 2008 Aug;100(2):983-92

IQ-motif proteins influence intracellular free Ca2+ in hippocampal neurons through their interactions with calmodulin. Kubota Y, Putkey JA, Shouval HZ, Waxham MN. J Neurophysiol. 2008 Jan;99(1):264-76.

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Maintenance of synaptic plasticity. Scholarpedia, 4(1):1606.

Models of synaptic plasticity. Scholarpedia, 2(7):1605.2007

Effect of stochastic synaptic and dendritic dynamics on synaptic plasticity in visual cortex and hippocampus. Cai Y, Gavornik JP, Cooper LN, Yeung LC, Shouval HZ. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Jan;97(1):375-86

1994- 2006 (partial)

A Biophysical Basis for the Inter-spike Interaction of Spike-timing-dependent Plasticity.

Shah N.T, Yeung L.C, Cooper L.N, Cai Y


Shouval H.Z. Biological Cybernetics 2006.

Clusters of interacting receptors can stabilize synaptic efficacies. Shouval HZ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005

A model of bidirectional synaptic plasticity: from signaling network to channel conductance.

Castellani GC, Quinlan EM, Bersani F, Cooper LN, Shouval HZ. Learn Mem. 2005, 12:423-32.

Stochastic properties of synaptic transmission affect the shape of spike time-dependent plasticity curves.

Shouval H.Z, Kalantzis G., J Neurophysiol. 2005; 93:1069-73.

[see also: early version ]

Analysis of the intraspinal calcium dynamics and its implications for the plasticity of spiking neurons.

Yeung, L.C., Castellani, G.C. Shouval H.Z. Phys Rev E 2004. [ Typos in published paper ]

[ see also: Early version ]

Synaptic homeostasis and input selectivity follow from a calcium-dependent plasticity model.

Yeung LC, Shouval HZ, Blais BS, Cooper LN. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.

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Metaplasticity and the Unified Calcium Model Lead to Input Selectivity in Spiking Neurons.

Yeung, L.C., Blais, B.S., Cooper, L. N, and Shouval, H. Z. 2003. Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 2003. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Converging evidence for a simplified biophysical model of synaptic plasticity.

Harel Z.

Shouval ,

Gastone C.

Castellani ,

Brian S. Blais, Luk C.

Yeung ,

Leon N Cooper, Bio. Cyb. 87: 383-91.

[ see also: early version ]

A unified model of NMDA receptor-dependent bidirectional synaptic plasticity.

Harel Z. Shouval, Mark F. Bear, and Leon N Cooper,  PNAS 2002 99: 10831-1083.

[ see also: early version ]

A Biophysical Model of bidirectional synaptic plasticity: Dependence on AMPA and NMDA receptors.

Gastone C. Castellani, Elizabeth M. Quinlan, Leon N Cooper, and Harel Z. Shouval PNAS. Vol 98, pages 12772-77. 2001.

[ see also: early version ]

Formation of Direction Selectivity in Natural Scene Environments.

B. S. Blais, L. N Cooper, and H. Shouval, Neural Computation. Vol 12, Number 5. 2000.

Structured Long-Range Connections can Provide a Scaffold for Orientation Maps.

Harel Z. Shouval, David H. Goldberg, Judson P. Jones, Martin Beckerman and Leon N Cooper Journal of Neuroscience – 20(3) 2000 1119-1128.

[ see also: early version ]

Monocular deprivation induces homosynaptic long-term depression in visual cortex.

Cynthia D. Rittenhouse, Harel Z. Shouval, Michael A. Paradiso, Mark F. Bear, Nature 397, 347-350, 1999.

The role of presynaptic activity in monocular deprivation: Comparison of homosynaptic and heterosynaptic mechanisms.

Brian S. Blais, Harel Z. Shouval, and Leon N. Cooper. PNAS Vol. 96, Issue 3, 1083-1087, February 2, 1999.

The effect of dynamic synapses on spatiotemporal receptive fields in visual cortex

Omer B. Artun, Harel Z. Shouval, and Leon N Cooper. PNAS Vol. 95, Issue 20, 11999-12003, September 29, 1998.

BCM Network Develops Orientation Selectivity and Ocular Dominance in a Natural Scene Environment.

Harel Shouval Nathan Intrator and Leon N Cooper Vision Research 37: 3339:42, 1997.

Organization of Receptive Fields for Networks of Neurons with Hebbian Type Learning: The Connection between Synaptic and Phenomenological Models.
Harel Shouval and Leon N Cooper Biological Cybernetics 73: 439:47, 1996.

Effect of Cortical Input Misalignment on Ocular Dominance.
Harel Shouval Nathan Intrator Charles Law and Leon N Cooper, Neural Computation vol 8.

Principal Component Neurons in a Realistic Visual Environment.
Harel Shouval and Yong

Liu ,

Network  7.3 1996.

Effect of Binocular Cortical Misalignment on Networks of Plastic Neurons.

Harel Shouval Nathan Intrator and Leon N Cooper Proceedings of the CNS*96 Conference.

Localized Principal Components of Natural Images- An Analytical solution.
Yong Liu and Harel Shouval, Network vol 5.2 1994.