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Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

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Academic: 336-713-5176 | Department: 336-713-5176

Email: esalinas@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.Sc., University Nacional Auto Mexico-Mexico, 1992
  • Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1996
  • Fellowship, University Nacional Auto Mexic, 1999
  • Fellowship, Howard Hughes Medical Inst, 2001
Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.

Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Interests

cognition/learning, neurosciences/behavior

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-5176 | Department: 336-713-5176

Email: esalinas@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Costello MG, Zhu D, May PJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR. Task dependence of decision- and choice-related activity in monkey oculomotor thalamus. J Neurophysiol. 2016;115(1):581-601.

Zhou X, Zhu D, King SG, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C. Behavioral response inhibition and maturation of goal representation in prefrontal cortex after puberty. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113(12):3353-3358.

Salinas E. Decision making: overview In: Jaeger D, Jung R, eds. Encyclopedia of computational neuroscience. New York: Springer-Verlag;2015: 34-36.

Hauser CK, Salinas E. Perceptual decision making In: Jaeger D, Jung R, eds. Encyclopedia of computational neuroscience. New York: SpringerReference;2015: .

Zhou X, Zhu D, Katsuki F, Qi XL, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C. Age-dependent changes in prefrontal intrinsic connectivity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111(10):3853-3858.

Salinas E, Scerra VE, Hauser CK, Costello MG, Stanford TR. Decoupling speed and accuracy in an urgent decision-making task reveals multiple contributions to their trade-off. Front Neurosci. 2014;8():85.

Katsuki F, Qi XL, Meyer T, Kostelic PM, Salinas E, Constantinidis C. Differences in intrinsic functional organization between dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2014;24(9):2334-2349.

Salinas E, Stanford TR. The countermanding task revisited: fast stimulus detection is a key determinant of psychophysical performance. J Neurosci. 2013;33(13):5668-5685.

Costello MG, Zhu D, Salinas E, Stanford TR. Perceptual modulation of motor--but not visual--responses in the frontal eye field during an urgent-decision task. J Neurosci. 2013;33(41):16394-408.

Vazquez Y, Salinas E, Romo R. Transformation of the neural code for tactile detection from thalamus to cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110(28):E2635-2644.

Zhou X, Zhu D, Qi XL, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C. Working memory performance and neural activity in prefrontal cortex of peripubertal monkeys. J Neurophysiol. 2013;110(11):2648-2660.

Stanford TR, Salinas E. The potential impact of multisensory integration on perceptual decision making In: Stein BE, ed. The new handbook of multisensory processing. Cambridge (MA): MIT Press;2012: 495-508.

Vazquez Y, Zainos A, Alvarez M, Salinas E, Romo R. Neural coding and perceptual detection in the primate somatosensory thalamus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109(37):15006-11.

Shankar S, Massoglia DP, Zhu D, Costello MG, Stanford TR, Salinas E. Tracking the temporal evolution of a perceptual judgment using a compelled-response task. J Neurosci. 2011;31(23):8406-8421.

Salinas E. Prior and prejudice [comment]. Nat Neurosci. 2011;14(8):943-945.

Stanford TR, Shankar S, Massoglia DP, Costello MG, Salinas E. Perceptual decision making in less than 30 milliseconds. Nat Neurosci. 2010;13(3):379-385.

Stanford TR, Salinas E. Clocking perceptual processing speed: from chance to 75% correct in less than 30 milliseconds. Commun Integr Biol. 2010;3(3):287-289.

Salinas E, Shankar S, Costello MG, Zhu D, Stanford TR. Waiting is the hardest part: comparison of two computational strategies for performing a compelled-response task. Front Comput Neurosci. 2010;4():153.

Salinas E. Rank-order-selective neurons form a temporal basis set for the generation of motor sequences. J Neurosci. 2009;29(14):4369-4380.

Salinas E. Neuronal communication: a detailed balancing act [commentary]. Nat Neurosci. 2009;12(4):372-374.

Salinas E. Gain modulation In: Squire LR, ed. Encyclopedia of neuroscience, vol 4. Berlin: Elsevier Academic Press;2009: 485-490.

Bentley NM, Salinas E. Neural coding of spatial representations In: Squire LR, ed. Encyclopedia of neuroscience, vol 6. Berlin: Elsevier Academic Press;2009: 117-122.

Salinas E, Bentley NM. Gain modulation as a mechanism for switching reference frames, tasks, and targets In: Josic K, Rubin J, Matias M, Romo R, eds. Coherent behavior in neuronal networks. New York: Springer;2009: 121-142.

Salinas E. So many choices: what computational models reveal about decision-making mechanisms. Neuron. 2008;60(6):946-949.

Salinas E, Romo R. Molecules to remember [comment on Cell 2007; 129(2):397-410]. Cell. 2007;129(2):245-247.

Salinas E, Bentley NM. A simple measure of the coding efficiency of a neuronal population. Biosystems. 2007;89(1-3):16-23.

Salinas E. Noisy neurons can certainly compute. Nat Neurosci. 2006;9(11):1349-1350.

Salinas E. How behavioral constraints may determine optimal sensory representations [online only]. PLoS Biol. 2006;4(12):e387.

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Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.

Emilio Salinas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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