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Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-7096 | Department: 336-716-7096

Email: browland@wakehealth.edu

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Spanish

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Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette , 2004
  • B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 2000

Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Assn Of Research In Otolaryngo
  • Inst Of Elec & Electron Engrs
Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Interests

cognition/learning, neurosciences/behavior

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7096 | Department: 336-716-7096

Email: browland@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Xu J, Yu L, Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Noise-rearing disrupts the maturation of multisensory integration. Eur J Neurosci. 2014;39(4):602-613.


Yu L, Xu J, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Development of cortical influences on superior colliculus multisensory neurons: effects of dark-rearing. Eur J Neurosci. 2013;37(10):1594-1601.


Rowland BA, Vaughan J, Keniston LP, Stein BE, Perrault TJ Jr.. Habituation dynamics of multisensory superior colliculus neurons in the alert cat [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Miller RL, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Predicting the temporal evolution of multisensory responses [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Perrault TJ Jr, Vaughan JW, Keniston LP, Stein BE, Rowland BA. Stimulus redundancy reduces the effectiveness of multisensory enhancement in the alert cat superior colliculus [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Yu L, Xu J, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Cross-modal experience instantiates specific multisensory integration capabilities in superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Xu J, Yu L, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Problems in acquiring multisensory integration capabilites in adulthood [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Xu J, Yu L, Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Incorporating cross-modal statistics in the development and maintenance of multisensory integration. J Neurosci. 2012;32(7):2287-2298.

Perrault TJ Jr, Rowland BA. Fundamental properties underlying multisensory integration in the superior colliculus In: Stein BE, ed. The new handbook of multisensory processing. Cambridge (MA): MIT Press;2012: 103-114.

Rowland BA. Commentary: computational models of multisensory integration: Bayesian frameworks, development, and timing In: Stein BE, ed. The new handbook of multisensory processing. Cambridge (MA): MIT Press;2012: 511-514.

Perrault T Jr, Rowland BA, Stein BE. The organization and plasticity of multisensory integration in the midbrain In: Murray MM, Wallace MT, eds. The neural bases of multisensory processes. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press;2012: 279-300.

Rowland BA. Predicting multisensory enhancement in neuronal responses [abstract]. Seeing Perceiving. 2012;25():3.

Stein BE, Yu L, Xu J, Rowland BA. Plasticity in the acquisition of multisensory integration capabilities in superior colliculus [abstract]. Seeing Perceiving. 2012;25():133.

Cuppini C, Magosso E, Rowland B, Stein B, Ursino M. Hebbian mechanisms help explain development of multisensory integration in the superior colliculus: a neural network model. Biol Cybern. 2012;106(11-12):691-713.

Keniston L, Stein B, Vaughan J, Rowland B, Perrault T. Multisensory integration and dynamic ranges in the superior colliculus of the awake cat [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Xu J, Yu L, Stanford T, Rowland B, Stein B. Independent, but otherwise normal, experiences with auditory and visual information is not sufficient for the maturation of multisensory integration capabilities [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Perrault TJ Jr, Keniston LP, Vaughan JW, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Multisensory-unisensory differences in habituation in the superior colliculus of the alert cat [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Rowland BA, Perrault TJ Jr, Keniston LP, Vaughan JW, Stein BE. Temporal profiles of multisensory integration in the awake cat superior colliculus [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Miller RL, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Minimal experience with cross-modal cues is sufficient for the instantiation of multisensory integration capabilities in superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Stein BE, Xu J, Rowland BA, Yu L. The multisensory plasticity of superior colliculus neurons is blocked by cortical deactivation [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Yu L, Xu J, Rowland B, Stein B. Dark-rearing alters the cortical influences on multisensory superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Perrault TJ Jr, Stein BE, Rowland BA. Non-stationarity in multisensory neurons in the superior colliculus. Front Psychol. 2011;2():art. 144.

Cuppini C, Stein BE, Rowland BA, Magosso E, Ursino M. A computational study of multisensory maturation in the superior colliculus (SC). Exp Brain Res. 2011;213(2-3):341-349.

Pluta SR, Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Alterations to multisensory and unisensory integration by stimulus competition. J Neurophysiol. 2011;106(6):3091-3101.


Xu J, Yu L, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Rearing animals in omnidirectional sound disrupts the maturation of multisensory integration in superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Cuppini C, Ursino M, Magosso E, Rowland BA, Stein BE. The influence of different postnatal experiences on the integrative capabilities in the SC: a computational study [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Rowland BA, Perrault TJ Jr, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Multisensory integration: speeded physiological responses exceed previous estimates [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Yu L, Rowland BA, Stein BE. An active cortex is necessary for the experience-induced acquisition of multisensory integration in the adult superior colliculus [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Stein BE, Perrault T Jr, Stanford TR, Rowland BA. The developmental process of acquiring multisensory integration capabilities In: Chalupa LM, Berardi N, Caleo M, Galli-Resta L, Pizzorusso T, eds. Cerebral plasticity: new perspectives. Cambridge (MA): MIT Press;2011: 179-199.

Rowland BA, Stein BE, Stanford TR. Computational models of multisensory integration in the cat superior colliculus In: Trommershauser J, Kording K, Landy MS, eds. Sensory cue integration. New York: Oxford University Press;2011: 333-344.

Yu L, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Initiating the development of multisensory integration by manipulating sensory experience. J Neurosci. 2010;30(14):4904-4913.

Stein BE, Burr D, Constantinidis C, Laurienti PJ, Meredith MA, Perrault TJ Jr, Ramachandran R, Roder B, Rowland BA, Stanford TR, et al. Semantic confusion regarding the development of multisensory integration: a practical solution. Eur J Neurosci. 2010;31(10):1713-1720.

Cuppini C, Stein B, Rowland B, Magosso E, Ursino M. A computational study of multisensory maturation in the superior colliculus (SC) [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 11th International Multisensory Research Forum Meeting; 2010 June 16-19; Liverpool (UK). 2010;():72.

Stein BE, Rowland BA, Perrault TJ Jr, Pluta S. The influence of competing stimuli on visual-nonvisual integration [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the ARVO 201 Annual Meeting: For Sight: The Future of Eye and Vision Research Meeting; 2010 May 2-6; Fort Lauderdale (FL). 2010;():6455.

Cuppini C, Ursino M, Magosso E, Rowland BA, Stein BE. An emergent model of multisensory integration in superior colliculus neurons. Front Integr Neurosci. 2010;4():article 6.

Yu L, Perrault TJ Jr, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Experience enhances the potency of sensory inputs to multisensory superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2010;2010(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Xu J, Yu L, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Developing, retaining, and generalizing multisensory integration after minimal sensory experience [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2010;2010(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Subthreshold interactions in multisensory integration: from outputs to inputs [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2010;2010(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Pluta S, Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. The potency of multisensory integration in complex environments [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2010;2010(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Miller RL, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Mechanisms underlying the temporal window of multisensory integration [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2010;2010(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Perrault TJ Jr, Rowland BA, Vaughan JW, Stein BE. The effects of electrically stimulating the cochlea on neurons in the intermediate and deep layers of the superior colliculus [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2010;2010(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Gingras G, Rowland BA, Stein BE. The differing impact of multisensory and unisensory integration on behavior. J Neurosci. 2009;29(15):4897-4902.

Stein BE, Rowland B, Laurienti P, Stanford TR. Multisensory convergence and integration In: Squire LR, ed. Encyclopedia of neuroscience, vol 5. Berlin: Elsevier/Academic Press;2009: 1119-1124.

Alvarado JC, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Vaughan JW, Stein BE. Multisensory integration in the superior colliculus requires synergy among corticocollicular inputs. J Neurosci. 2009;29(20):6580-6592.

Stein BE, Stanford TR, Ramachandran R, Perrault TJ Jr, Rowland BA. Challenges in quantifying multisensory integration: alternative criteria, models, and inverse effectiveness. Exp Brain Res. 2009;198(2-3):113-126.

Yu L, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Plasticity of multisensory neurons in adult superior colliculus: effects of repeated sequential visual and auditory stimuli [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2009;2009(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Perrault TJ Jr, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Plasticity of multisensory neurons in adult superior colliculus: changes resulting from randomly interleaved unisensory and multisensory stimuli [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2009;2009(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Stein BE, Yu L, Rowland BA. Plasticity of superior colliculus neurons: late acquisition of multisensory integration [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2009;2009(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Rowland BA, Perrault TJ Jr, Stein BE. Temporal profiles of multisensory integration in the adult superior colliculus: asynchronous stimuli [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2009;2009(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Stein BE, Stanford TR, Rowland BA. The neural basis of multisensory integration in the midbrain: its organization and maturation. Hear Res. 2009;258(1-2):4-15.

Stein BE, Perrault TJ Jr, Vaughan JW, Rowland BA. Visual-auditory (multisensory) plasticity in adult superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. In: ARVO 2009 Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2009 May 3-7; Fort Lauderdale (FL). 2009;():Abstr 1432.

Cuppini C, Ursino M, Magosso E, Rowland B, Stein B. Multisensory integration in superior colliculus (SC) neurons: a computational study [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 10th International Multisensory Research Forum; 2009 June 29 - July 2; New York (NY). 2009;():.

Bertini C, Passamonti C, Rowland B, Stein B. Multisensory disambiguation of a temporal pattern [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 10th International Multisensory Research Forum; 2009 June 29 - July 2; New York (NY). 2009;():.

Rowland B. Long-term plasticity in SC multisensory integration: the acquisition of multisensory integration capabilities during adulthood [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 10th International Multisensory Research Forum; 2009 June 29 - July 2; New York (NY). 2009;():.

Stein BE, Perrault TJ Jr, Stanford TR, Rowland BA. Postnatal experiences influence how the brain integrates information from different senses. Front Integr Neurosci. 2009;3():article 21.


Perrault TJ, Stein BE, Vaughan JW, Rowland BA. Multisensory integration in complex scenes: empirical observations [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2008;2008(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Rowland BA, Perrault TJ Jr, Vaughan JW, Stein BE. Multisensory integration in complex scenes: theoretical foundations [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2008;2008(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Stein BE, Perrault TJ Jr, Vaughan JW, Rowland BA. Long term plasticity of multisensory neurons in the superior colliculus [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2008;2008(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Cuppini C, Ursino M, Magosso E, Rowland BA, Stein BE. A neural network model of multisensory maturation in superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2008;2008(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Alvarado JC, Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. A neural network model of multisensory integration also accounts for unisensory integration in superior colliculus. Brain Res. 2008;1242(Special Issue):13-23.

Rowland BA, Stein BE. Temporal profiles of response enhancement in multisensory integration. Front Neurosci. 2008;2(2):218-224.

Rowland BA. Multisensory integration in the superior colliculus: inside the black box [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 9th International Multisensory Research Forum; 2008 July 16-19; Hamburg (Germany). 2008;():.

Jiang W, Jiang H, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Multisensory orientation behavior is disrupted by neonatal cortical ablation. J Neurophysiol. 2007;97(1):557-562.

Rowland BA, Jiang W, Stein BE. Cortical afferents of the superior colliculus guide the development of multisensory integration in visual localization [abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007;48():Abstr 3763.


Rowland BA, Quessy S, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Multisensory integration shortens physiological response latencies. J Neurosci. 2007;27(22):5879-5884.

Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Superior colliculus neurons may use multiple strategies in integrating cross-modal cues [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2007;2007(Abstr Viewer):.

Gingras G, Rowland BA, Stein BE. The impact of dark rearing on learning a lateralization task using stimuli of different modalities [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2007;2007(Abstr Viewer):.

Stein BE, Rowland BA. The critical role of cortico-collicular interactions in the development of multisensory integration [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2007;2007(Abstr Viewer):.

Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. A model of the neural mechanisms underlying multisensory integration in the superior colliculus. Perception. 2007;36(10):1431-1443.

Rowland BA, Stein BE. Multisensory integration produces an initial response enhancement. Front Integr Neurosci. 2007;1():article 4.

Gingras G, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Behavioral assessment of unisensory and multisensory integration [abstract]. J Vis. 2006;6(6):184a.

Gingras G, Rowland BA, Stein BE. Unisensory versus multisensory integration: computational distinctions in behavior [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2006;2006(Abstr Viewer):.

Gingras G, Rowland BA, Stein BE. The difference between within-modal and cross-modal integration: a Bayesian explanation [abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006;47():Abstr 3686.

Rowland BA, Stanford TR, Stein BE. Computational modeling of multisensory neurons in the superior colliculus [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2006;2006(Abstr Viewer):.

Rowland B, Quessy S, Stanford T, Stein B. Timing: a critical factor in multisensory integration [abstract]. In: International Multisensory Research Forum 7th Annual Meeting Program; 2006 June 18-21; Dublin (Ireland). 2006;():44.

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