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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

Models, Neurological; Neurons; Psychomotor Performance; Neural Networks (Computer); Decision Making
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Contact Information

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

Email: esalinas@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How behavioral constraints may determine optimal sensory representations [online only]. Salinas E.. 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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