Audiovisual integraton for goal-directed behavior

Bremen P, Massoudi R, Van Wanrooij MM, Van Opstal AJ. Audio-visual integration in a redundant target paradigm: a comparison between rhesus macaque and man. Front Syst Neurosci. 2017 Nov;doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2017.00089.

Van Wanrooij MM, Bremen P, Van Opstal AJ. Acquired prior knowledge modulates audiovisual integration. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 May;31(10):1763-71.

Neuronal underpinnings of spatial stream segregation

Yao JD, Bremen P, Middlebrooks JC. Emergence of spatial stream segregation in the ascending auditory pathway. J Neurosci. 2015 Dec;35(49):16199-16212.

Middlebrooks JC, Bremen P. Spatial stream segregation in auditory cortical neurons. J Neurosci. 2013 Jul;33(27):10986-1001.

Thalamic & cortical sensitivity to spatial cues

Yao JD, Bremen P, Middlebrooks JC. Transformation of spatial sensitivity along the ascending auditory pathway. J Neurophysiol. 2015 May 1;113:3098-111.

Yao JD, Bremen P, Middlebrooks JC. Rat primary auditory cortex is tuned exclusively to the contralateral hemifield. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Nov 1;110:2140-51.

Representation of binaural cues in the auditory brainstem & midbrain

Franken TP, Bremen P, Joris PX. Coincidence detection in the medial superior olive: mechanistic implications of an analysis of input spiking patterns. Front Neural Circuits. 2014 Apr;doi: 10.3389/fncir.2014.00042.

Bremen P, Joris PX. Axonal recordings from medial superior olive neurons obtained from the lateral lemniscus of the chinchilla (Chinchilla laniger). J Neurosci. 2013 Oct 30;33(44):17506-18.

Wagner H, Asadollahi A, Bremen P, Endler F, Vonderschen K, Von Campenhausen M. Distribution of interaural time difference in the barn owl’s inferior colliculus in the low- and high-frequency ranges. J Neurosci. 2007 Apr 11;27(15):4191-200.

Bremen P, Poganiatz I, Von Campenhausen M, Wagner H. Sensitivity to interaural time difference and representation of azimuth in the central nucleus of inferior colliculus in the barn owl. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2007 Jan;193(1):99-112.

Behavioral studies of sound localization & detection in complex environments

Ege R, Van Opstal AJ, Bremen P, Van Wanrooij MM. Testing the precedence effect in the median plane reveals backward spatial masking of sound. Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 6;8(1):8670.

Pham CQ, Bremen P, Shen W, Yang S, Middlebrooks JC Zeng F, McLaughlin M. Central auditory processing of temporal and spectral-variance cues in cochlear implant listeners. PLoS One 2015 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132423.

Bremen P, Middlebrooks JC. Weighting spatial and spectro-temporal cues for auditory scene analysis by human listeners. PLoS One 2013 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059815.

Bremen P, Van Wanrooij MM, Van Opstal AJ. Pinna cues determine orienting response modes to synchronous sounds in elevation. J Neurosci. 2010 Jan;30(1):194-204.

Singheiser M, Plachta DT, Brill S, Bremen P, Van der Willigen RF, Wagner H. Target- approaching behavior of barn owls (Tyto alba): influence of sound frequency. J Comp Physiol A. 2010 Mar;196(3):227-40.

Measuring eye & head movements to study sensori-motor processing

Bremen P, Van der Willigen RF, MM Van Wanrooij, Schaling EDF, Martens MB, Van Grootel TJ, Van Opstal AJ. Applying double-magnetic induction to measure headunrestrained gaze shifts: calibration and validation in monkey. Biol Cybern. 2010 Dec;103(6):415-32.

Bremen P, Van der Willigen RF, Van Opstal AJ. Applying double magnetic induction to measure two-dimensional head-unrestrained gaze shifts in human subjects. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Dec;98(6):3759-69.

Bremen P, Van der Willigen RF, Van Opstal AJ. Using double-magnetic induction to measure head-unrestrained gaze shifts. I. Theory and validation. J Neurosci Methods. 2007 Feb 15;160(1):75-84.


Bremen P. Measuring primate gaze shifts to study audio-visual evoked orienting. PhD-thesis; Radboud University Nijmegen 2010.

Bremen P. Importance of interaural time difference in coding the azimuth in the central nucleus of the inferior colliculus in the barn owl (Tyto alba). Diploma thesis; RWTH Aachen 2005.