Publications:
Thiele A., Vogelsang M., Hoffmann K.-P., (1991) Pattern of retinotectal projection in the megachiropteran bat Rousettus aegyptiacus. J. Comp. Neurol. 314:671-683

Thiele A., Rübsamen R., Hoffmann, K.-P. (1996)  Anatomical and physiological investigation of auditory input to the superior colliculus of  the echolocating megachiropteran bat Rousettus aegyptiacus. Exp. Brain. Res., 112:223-236

Pekel M., Lappe M., Bremmer F., Thiele A., Hoffmann K.-P. (1996) Neuronal responses in the motion pathway of the macaque monkey to optic flow stimuli: comparison of random dots and natural scenes. NeuroReport, 7:884-888

Lappe M., Bremmer F., Pekel M., Thiele A., Hoffmann K.-P., (1996) Optic flow processing in monkey STS: A theoretical and experimental approach. J. Neurosci., 16(19):6265-6285

Schlykowa L., Hoffmann K.-P., Bremmer F., Thiele A., Ehrenstein W.H. (1996) Monkey saccadic latency and pursuit velocity show a preference for upward directions of target motion. NeuroReport 7:409-412

Thiele A., Bremmer F., Ilg U.J., Hoffmann K.-P. (1997) Visual responses  of neurons from area V1, and MT in a monkey with late onset strabismus: a case study. Vision Research, 37:853-863

Thiele A., Hoffmann K.-P. (1996) Neuronal activity in MST and STPp, but not MT changes systematically with stimulus independent decisions. NeuroReport 7, 971-976

Bremmer F., Ilg U.J., Thiele A., Distler C.,  Hoffmann K.-P. (1997)  Eye position effects in monkey cortex. I: Visual and pursuit related activity in extrastriate areas MT and MST. J. Neurophys., 77:944-961

Cardoso de Oliveira, S., Thiele, A., Hoffmann, K.-P. (1997)  Activity in monkey areas MT and MST during motion detection. J. Physiol.  (Paris) 90 (5/6): 406-408

Cardoso de Oliveira S., Thiele A., Hoffmann K.-P. (1997) Synchronization of neuronal activity during stimulus expectation in a direction discrimination task. J. Neuroscience, 17:9248-9260

Thiele A., Distler C., Hoffmann K.-P. (1999) Decision related activity in the macaque dorsal visual pathway. Eur. J. Neurosci., 11:2044-2058

Thiele A., Dobkins K.R., Albright T.D. (1999) The contribution of color to motion processing in macaque middle temporal area. J.Neurosci. 19:6571-6587

Dobkins K.R., Thiele A., Albright T.D. (2000) Comparison of red/green isoluminance points in humans and macaques: Evidence for different L:M cone ratios between species. J.Opt.Soc. Am., 17:545-556

Thiele A., Dobkins K.R., Albright T.D. (2000) The neural basis of contrast detection at threshold: Neurophysiological evidence from macaque area MT. Neuron, 26:715-724

Perrone J.A., Thiele A. (2001) Speed skills: measuring the visual speed analyzing properties of primate MT neurons.  Nat Neurosci. May;4(5):526-32.

Thiele A., Dobkins K.R., Albright T.D (2001) Neural correlates of chromatic motion perception. Neuron. Oct 25;32(2):351-8.

Thiele A, Henning P, Kubischik M, Hoffmann KP. (2002) Neural mechanisms of saccadic suppression. Science 295:2460-2.

Hoffmann KP, Bremmer F, Thiele A, Distler C. (2002) Directional Asymmetry of Neurons in Cortical Areas MT and MST Projecting to the NOT-DTN in Macaques. J Neurophysiol. 87: 2113-23.

Perrone JA, Thiele A. (2002) A model of speed tuning in MT neurons. Vision Res. 42:1035-51.

Thiele A., Rezec A., Dobkins K.R. (2002) Attentional modulation of chromatic input to motion processing. Vision Res. 42(11):1395-401

Pola, G., Thiele, A., Hoffmann, K.-P. & Panzeri, S. (2003) An exact method to quantify the information content of neuronal correlations. Network: Computation in Neural Systems. 14: 35-60

Thiele A, Stoner G. (2003)  Neuronal synchrony does not correlate with motion coherence in cortical area MT.  Nature. 23;421(6921):366-70.

Kun Guo, Angel Nevado, Robert G Robertson, Maribel Pulgarin, Alexander Thiele and Malcolm P Young (2004) Effects on orientation perception of manipulating the spatio–temporal prior probability of stimuli  • In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 28 May 2004

A.Thiele, C. Distler, H. Korbmacher,  K.-P.Hoffmann (2004) Contribution of Inhibitory Mechanisms to Directional Selectivity and Response Normalization in Macaque Middle Temporal Area . Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci., 101(26), 9810-9815

A. Thiele (2004) Perceptual learning: Is V1 up to the task? Current Biology, 14:671-673

M.J. Roberts, W. Zinke, K. Guo, R. Robertson, J.S. MacDonald, A. Thiele (2005)  Acetylcholine dynamically controls spatial integration in marmoset V1. Journal of Neurophysiology Apr;93(4):2062-72

G. Pola, R.S. Petersen, A. Thiele, M.P. Young, S. Panzeri (2005) Data-robust tight lower bounds to the information carried by spikes times of a neuronal population. Neural Computation Sep;17(9):1962-2005

Riecanský, I., Thiele, A, Distler, C., Hoffmann, K.-P. (2005)  Chromatic sensitivity of neurones in area MT of the anaesthetised macaque monkey compared to human motion perception, Exp Brain Res. 167(4):504-25

Thiele, A.(2005) Vision: a brake on the speed of sight, Curr Biol. 22;15(22):R917-9

W. Zinke, M.J. Roberts, K. Guo, R. Robertson, J.S. MacDonald, A. Thiele (2006), The effect of Acetylcholine on orientation tuning and response variability in marmoset V1. Eur J Neurosci. 2006 Jul;24(1):314-28

A. Thiele, L.S. Delicato, M.J. Roberts, M.A. Gieselmann (2006), A novel electrode-pipette design for simultaneous recording of extracellular spikes and iontophoretic drug application in awake behaving monkeys. J Neurosci Methods. 2006 Dec 15;158(2):207-11

A. Thiele (2007) Reconstructing the World: Switching from Segmentation to Integration Allows Neurons in Area MT to Make "Sense" of the Visual Scene. Neuron,  53:5:623-625

Guo K., Robertson R.G., Pulgarin M., Nevado A., Panzeri S., Thiele A., Young M.P., (2007) Spatio-temporal Prediction and Inference by V1 Neurons. Eur. J. Neuroscience Aug;26(4):1045-1054.

Roberts M.J., Delicato L.S., Thiele A. (2007) Attention alters spatial integration in Macaque V1 in an eccentricity dependent manner. Nat. Neurosci. 10, 1483-1491.

Roberts M.J., Thiele A. (2008) Spatial integration and its moderation by attention and acetylcholine. Frontiers in Bioscience, 13:3742-59

Roberts M.J., Thiele A. (2008) Attention and contrast differently affect contextual integration in an orientation discrimination task. Exp. Brain Res., 87(4):535-49

Thiele A., Hoffmann K.-P. (2008) Neuronal firing rate, inter-neuron correlation and synchrony in area MT are correlated with directional choices during stimulus and reward expectation. Exp Brain Res., 188:559-577.

Herrero J., Delicato L.S., Roberts M.J., Gieselmann M.A., Dayan, P., Thiele A. (2008) Acetylcholine contributes to attentional modulation in V1 by muscarinic receptors. Nature, 454: 1110-4.
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Gieselmann M.A., Thiele A. (2008) Comparison of spatial integration and surround suppression characteristics in spiking activity and the local field potential in macaque V1. Eur. J. Neurosci., 28: 447-459

Thiele A., Roberts M. (2008) Mechanisms of spatial integration in primary visual cortex of the primate. In: Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics, Springer Science+Business. 273-278.

Thiele, A. (2009) Optimizing brain processing. Nat Neurosci, 12, 1359-1360

Thiele, A., Pooresmaeili, A., Delicato, L.S., Herrero, J.L. & Roelfsema, P.R. (2009) Additive effects of attention and stimulus contrast in primary visual cortex. Cereb Cortex, 19, 2970-2981

Deco, G. Thiele, A. (2009) Attention: oscillations and neuropharmacology. Eur J Neurosci, 30, 347-354

Baumann, S., Griffiths, T.D., Rees, A., Hunter, D., Sun, L., Thiele, A., (2010) Characterisation of the BOLD response time course at different levels of the auditory pathway in non-human primates. Neuroimage 50, 1099-1108    

Chalk, M., Herrero, J.L., Gieselmann, M.A., Delicato, L.S., Gotthardt, S., Thiele, A., (2010) Attention and stimulus features modulate gamma frequency oscillations and spike field coherence in V1. Neuron 66, 114-125.

Pooresmaeili A., Herrero J.L., Self M.W., Roelfsema P.R., Thiele A. (2010) Suppressive lateral interactions at parafoveal representations in primary visual cortex, J. Neuroscience, 22;30(38):12745-58.

Pooresmaeili A., Poort J., Thiele A., Roelfsema P.R. (2010) Separable codes for attention and luminance contrast in the primary visual cortex, J. Neuroscience, 22;30(38): 12701-11

Baumann S, Griffiths TD, Sun L, Petkov CI, Thiele A, Rees A. (2011) Orthogonal representation of sound dimensions in the primate midbrain. Nat Neurosci. 2011 Apr;14(4):423-5.

Deco G, Thiele A, (2011) Cholinergic control of cortical network interactions enables feedback mediated attentional modulation. EJN Jul;34(1):146-57.

Harris K, Thiele A, (2011) Cortical state and attention, Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 10;12(9):509-23

Bartolo MJ, Gieselmann MA, Vuksanovic V, Hunter D, Sun L, Chen X, Delicato LS, Thiele A. (2011) Stimulus-induced dissociation of neuronal firing rates and local field potential gamma power and its relationship to the resonance blood oxygen level-dependent signal in macaque primary visual cortex. EJN. 2011 Dec;34(11):1857-70

Chen X, Hoffmann KP, Albright TD, Thiele A. (2012)  Effect of feature-selective attention on neuronal responses in macaque area MT. J Neurophysiol. Mar;107(5):1530-43.

Thiele A (2012) Stay focussed - muffle that resonant bass! Trends Cogn Sci. 2012 Apr;16(4):194-5.

Thiele A.(2012) NMDA receptors figure it out.  PNAS, 109(27):10749-50.

Thiele A, Herrero JL, Distler C, Hoffmann KP (2012) Contribution of cholinergic and GABAergic mechanisms to direction tuning, discriminability, response reliability and neuronal rate correlations in macaque middle temporal area.  J. Neuroscience 21;32(47):16602-15