Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Publications

Key publications

Stüttgen MC, Rüter J, Schwarz C (2006) Two psychophysical channels of whisker deflection in rats align with two neuronal classes of primary afferents. Journal of Neuroscience 26: 7933.

Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C (2008) Psychophysical and neurometric detection performance under stimulus uncertainty. Nature Neuroscience 11: 1091.

Gerdjikov TV, Bergner CG, Stüttgen MC, Waiblinger C, Schwarz C (2010) Discrimination of vibrotactile stimuli in the rat whisker system - behavior and neurometrics. Neuron 65: 530.

Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C (2010) Integration of vibrotactile signals for whisker-related perception in rats is governed by short time constants: comparison of neurometric and psychometric detection performance. Journal of Neuroscience 30: 2060.

Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C, Jäkel F (2011) Mapping spikes to sensations. Frontiers in Neuroscience 5: 125.

Hentschke H, Stüttgen MC (2011) Computation of measures of effect size for neuroscience data sets. European Journal of Neuroscience 34: 1887.

Stüttgen MC, Kasties N, Lengersdorf D, Starosta S, Güntürkün O, Jäkel F (2013) Suboptimal criterion setting in a perceptual choice task with asymmetric reinforcement. Behavioural Processes 96: 59.

Lengersdorf D, Pusch R, Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC (2014) Single-neuron activity in the pigeon nidopallium caudolaterale reflects the formation and execution of perceptual decisions. European Journal of Neuroscience 40: 3316.

Starosta S, Uengoer M, Bartetzko I, Lucke S, Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC (2016) Context-specificity of both acquisition and extinction of a Pavlovian conditioned response. Learning and Memory 23: 639-643.


Stüttgen MC, Nonkes LJ, Geis HA, Tiesinga PH, Houweling AR (2017) Temporally precise control of single neuron spiking by juxtacellular nanostimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology 117: 1363-1378.

Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C (2018) Barrel cortex: What is it good for? Neuroscience 368 3-16.

Software

MES Toolbox: a MATLAB toolbox for the computation of measures of effect size
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MLIB: set of MATLAB functions for the basic analysis of spike data from neurophysiological experiments
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MSTATS:
set of MATLAB functions for statistical analysis
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Full publication list

Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C (2018) Barrel cortex: What is it good for? Neuroscience 368 3-16.


Yang JW, Prouvot PH, Reyes-Puerta V, Stüttgen MC, Stroh A, Luhmann HJ (2017) Optogenetic modulation of a minor fraction of parvalbumin-positive interneurons specifically affects spatiotemporal dynamics of spontaneous and sensory-evoked activity in mouse somatosensory cortex in vivo. Cerebral Cortex 27: 5784-5803.


van der Bourg A, Yang JW, Reyes-Puerta V, Laurenczy B, Wieckhorst M, Stüttgen MC, Luhmann HJ, Helmchen F (2017) Layer-specific refinement of sensory coding in developing mouse barrel cortex. Cerebral Cortex 27: 4835-4850.


Starosta S, Bartetzko I, Stüttgen MC, Güntürkün O (2017) Integration of contextual cues into memory depends on "prefrontal" N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 144: 19-26.


Stüttgen MC, Nonkes LJ, Geis HA, Tiesinga PH, Houweling AR (2017) Temporally precise control of single neuron spiking by juxtacellular nanostimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology 117: 1363-1378.


Starosta S, Uengoer M, Bartetzko I, Lucke S, Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC (2016) Context-specificity of both acquisition and extinction of a Pavlovian conditioned response. Learning and Memory 23: 639-643.

Kasties N, Starosta S, Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC (2016) Neurons in the pigeon caudolateral nidopallium differentiate Pavlovian conditioned stimuli but not their associated reward value in a sign-tracking paradigm. Scientific Reports 6: 35469.

Luhmann HJ, Sinning A, Yang JW, Reyes-Puerta V, Stüttgen MC, Kirischuk S, Kilb W (2016) Spontaneous neuronal activity in developing neocortical networks: from single cells to large-scale interactions. Frontiers in Neural Circuits 10: 40.

Lengersdorf D, Marks D, Uengoer M, Stüttgen MC, Güntürkün O (2015) Blocking NMDA-receptors in the pigeon's "prefrontal" caudal nidopallium impairs appetitive extinction learning in a sign-tracking paradigm. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9: 85.

Lengersdorf D, Pusch R, Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC (2014) Single-neuron activity in the pigeon nidopallium caudolaterale reflects the formation and execution of perceptual decisions. European Journal of Neuroscience 40: 3316.


Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC, Manns M (2014) Pigeons as model systems in cognitive neuroscience. e-neuroforum 5: 86. 


Lucke S, Lachnit H, Stüttgen MC, Uengoer M (2014) Binding extinction to contexts: the impact of context relevance during extinction learning. Learning and Behavior 42: 256.


Starosta S*, Stüttgen MC*, Güntürkün O (2014) Recording single neurons' action potentials from freely moving pigeons across three stages of learning. Journal of Visualized Experiments 88: e51283. *equal contribution


Striedter GF, Belgard TG, Chen C-C, Davis FP, Finlay BL, Güntürkün O, Hale ME, Harris JA, Hecht EE, Hof PR, Hofmann HA, Holland LZ, Iwaniuk AN, Jarvis ED, Karten HJ, Katz PS, Kristan WB, Macagno ER, Mitra PP, Moroz LL, Preuss TM, Ragsdale CW, Sherwood CC, Stevens CF, Stüttgen MC, Tsumoto T, Wilcynski W (2014) NSF workshop report: discovering general principles of nervous system organization by comparing brain maps across species. Journal of Comparative Neurology 522: 1445. This paper appeared simultaneously in Brain, Behavior and Evolution 83: 1.


Lengersdorf D, Stüttgen MC, Uengoer M, Güntürkün O (2014) Transient inactivation of the pigeon hippocampus or the nidopallium caudolaterale during extinction learning impairs extinction retrieval in an appetitive conditioning paradigm. Behavioural Brain Research 265: 93.


Chagas AM, Theis L, Sengupta B, Stüttgen MC, Bethge M, Schwarz C (2013) Functional analysis of ultra-high information rates conveyed by rat vibrissal primary afferents. Frontiers in Neural Circuits 7: 190.


Stüttgen MC, Kasties N, Lengersdorf D, Starosta S, Güntürkün O, Jäkel F (2013) Suboptimal criterion setting in a perceptual choice task with asymmetric reinforcement. Behavioural Processes 96: 59. 


Starosta S, Güntürkün O, Stüttgen MC (2013) Stimulus-response-outcome coding in the pigeon nidopallium caudolaterale. PLoS ONE 8: e57407. 


Hentschke H, Stüttgen MC (2011) Computation of measures of effect size for neuroscience data sets. European Journal of Neuroscience 34: 1887. 


Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C, Jäkel F (2011) Mapping spikes to sensations. Frontiers in Neuroscience 5: 125. 


Stüttgen MC, Yildiz A, Güntürkün O (2011) Adaptive criterion setting in perceptual decision making. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 96: 155. 


Schmidt V, Arning L, Niesert HE, Stüttgen MC, Epplen JT, Beste C (2011) Variations in the GRIN2B gene are associated with risky decision-making. Neuropharmacology 61: 950. 


Braun C, Eisele E, Wühle A, Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C, Demarchi G (2011) Mislocalization of near-threshold tactile stimuli: a central or peripheral phenomenon? European Journal of Neuroscience 33: 409. 


Schwarz C, Hentschke H, Butovas S, Haiss F, Stüttgen MC, Gerdjikov TV, Bergner CG, Waiblinger C (2010) The head-fixed behaving rat - procedures and pitfalls. Somatosensory and Motor Research 27: 131. 


Stüttgen MC (2010) Toward behavioral benchmarks for whisker-related sensory processing. Journal of Neuroscience 30: 4827. 


Gerdjikov TV, Bergner CG, Stüttgen MC, Waiblinger C, Schwarz C (2010) Discrimination of vibrotactile stimuli in the rat whisker system - behavior and neurometrics. Neuron 65: 530. 


Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C (2010) Integration of vibrotactile signals for whisker-related perception in rats is governed by short time constants: comparison of neurometric and psychometric detection performance. Journal of Neuroscience 30: 2060. 


Stüttgen MC, Schwarz C (2008) Psychophysical and neurometric detection performance under stimulus uncertainty. Nature Neuroscience 11: 1091. 


Stüttgen MC, Kullmann S, Schwarz C (2008) Responses of rat trigeminal ganglion neurons to longitudinal whisker stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology 100: 1879. 


Stüttgen MC, Rüter J, Schwarz C (2006) Two psychophysical channels of whisker deflection in rats align with two neuronal classes of primary afferents. Journal of Neuroscience 26: 7933. 


Stuettgen MC, Hennig J, Reuter M, Netter P (2005) Novelty seeking but not BAS is associated with high dopamine as indicated by a neurotransmitter challenge test using mazindol as a challenge substance. Personality and Individual Differences 38: 1597. 


Barnes SJ, Pinel JP, Wig GS, Stüttgen MC, Hölzel CH (2003) Stimulation site determines the conditioned effects of kindling in rats: anterior neocortex versus amygdala. European Journal of Neuroscience 17: 1671.

Postal Address

University Medical Center 

Johannes Gutenberg-University

Institute of Pathophysiology

Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN)

Duesbergweg 6

55128 Mainz, Germany