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Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

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

Email: browland@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

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

Memberships

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

Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Interests

Superior Colliculi; Neurons; Sensation; Perception; Neuronal Plasticity
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Academic: 336-716-7096 | Department: 336-716-7096

Email: browland@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Multisensory plasticity in superior colliculus neurons is mediated by association cortex. Yu L, Xu J, Rowland BA, Stein BE.. Cereb Cortex. 2016;26(3):1130-1137.

What does a neuron learn from multisensory experience?. Xu J, Yu L, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Stein BE.. J Neurophysiol. 2015;113(3):883-889.

Relative unisensory strength and timing predict their multisensory product. Miller RL, Pluta SR, Stein BE, Rowland BA.. J Neurosci. 2015;35(13):5213-5220.

Unraveling cross-modal development in animals: neural substrate, functional coding and behavioral readout. Hanganu-Opatz, IL, Rowland BA, Bieler M, Sieben K.. Multisens Res. 2015;28(1-2):33-69.

Multisensory integration. Rowland BA, Stein BE, Stanford TR. In: Wright JD, ed. International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier;2015: 94-102.

Immature corticotectal influences initiate the development of multisensory integration in the midbrain [abstract]. Miller RL, Rowland BA, Stein BE.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;41(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Acquiring the multisensory integration capability at maturity [abstract]. Xu J, Yu L, Rowland BA, Stein BE.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;41(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Underestimating superadditivity in multisensory integration [abstract]. Rowland BA, Dakos AS, Stanford TR, Stein BE.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;41(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Multisensory plasticity in the superior colliculus: different rules for time and space [abstract]. Dong C, Stein BE, Rowland BA.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;41(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Multisensory integration is based on information, not efficacy [abstract]. Rowland B, Perrault T, Vaughan J, Stein B.. J Vis. 2015;15(12):363.

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

A model of the temporal dynamics of multisensory enhancement. Rowland BA, Stein BE.. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2014;41():78-84.

Brief cortical deactivation early in life has long-lasting effects on multisensory behavior. Rowland BA, Jiang W, Stein BE.. J Neurosci. 2014;34(21):7198-7202.

The midbrain circuit mediating the development and plasticity of multisensory integration [abstract]. Rowland BA.. In: Abstracts of the15th International Multisensory Research Forum; 2014 June 11-14; Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2014;():12.

Real-time multisensory integration enhances tracking of time-varying signals [abstract]. Rowland BA, Vaughan JW, Stein BE.. In: Abstracts of the15th International Multisensory Research Forum; 2014 June 11-14; Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2014;():194.

Development of multisensory integration from the perspective of the individual neuron. Stein BE, Stanford TR, Rowland BA.. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2014;15(8):520-535.

The balance and temporal order of unisensory responses predicts multisensory integration in superior colliculus neurons [abstract]. Miller RL, Pluta SR, Stein BE, Rowland BA.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2014;40(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Multisensory plasticity in the superior colliculus: adaptation to short-term statistics [abstract]. Dong C, Rowland BA, Stein BE.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2014;40(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Multisensory inputs enhance neuronal target discrimination in monkey prefrontal cortex [abstract]. Katsuki F, Saito M, Burt MA, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Stein BE, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2014;40(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Multisensory integration alters the tracking of time-varying signals [abstract]. Rowland BA, Stein BE, Vaughan J.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2014;40(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

The development of multisensory integration is specific to a neuron's experience [abstract]. Rowland B, Miller R, Stein B.. J Vis. 2014;14(10):268.

Predicting linear and nonlinear interactions in the temporal profile of the multisensory response [abstract]. Miller R, Stein B, Rowland B.. J Vis. 2014;14(10):276.

Multisensory plasticity in adulthood: cross-modal experience enhances neuronal excitability and exposes silent inputs. Yu L, Rowland BA, Xu J, Stein BE.. J Neurophysiol. 2013;109(2):464-474.

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

Multisensory development, edited by AJ Bremner, DJ Lewkowicz, C Spence [book review]. Rowland BA.. Perception. 2013;42(8):898-899.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Organization and plasticity in multisensory integration: early and late experience affects its governing principles. Stein BE, Rowland BA.. Prog Brain Res. 2011;191():145-163.

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

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

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Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.

Benjamin Andrew Rowland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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