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Bunce JG, Zikopoulos B, Feinberg M, Barbas H. Parallel prefrontal pathways reach distinct excitatory and inhibitory systems in memory-related rhinal cortices. J Comp Neurol. 2013 Dec 15;521(18):4260-83. doi: 10.1002/cne.23413. PubMed PMID: 23839697; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3881238. Abstract       pdf

Barbas H, García-Cabezas MÁ, Zikopoulos B. Frontal-thalamic circuits associated with language. Brain Lang. 2013 Jul;126(1):49-61. doi:
10.1016/j.bandl.2012.10.001. Epub 2012 Dec 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 23211411; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3615046. Abstract       pdf

García-Cabezas MA, Barbas H. A direct anterior cingulate pathway to the primate primary olfactory cortex may control attention to olfaction. Brain Struct.Funct. 2013 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23797208. Abstract       pdf

Zikopoulos B, Barbas H. Altered neural connectivity in excitatory and inhibitory cortical circuits in autism. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013 Sep 27;7:609.doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00609. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24098278; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3784686. Abstract       pdf

John YJ, Bullock D, Zikopoulos B, Barbas H. Anatomy and computational modeling of networks underlying cognitive-emotional interaction. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013 Apr 2;7:101. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00101. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 23565082; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3613599. Abstract       pdf

Medalla M, Barbas H. The anterior cingulate cortex may enhance inhibition of lateral prefrontal cortex via m2 cholinergic receptors at dual synaptic sites. J Neurosci. 2012 Oct 31;32(44):15611-25. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2339-12.2012. PubMed PMID: 23115196; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3523186. Abstract       pdf

Zikopoulos B, Barbas H. Pathways for emotions and attention converge on the thalamic reticular nucleus in primates. J Neurosci. 2012 Apr 11;32(15):5338-50. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4793-11.2012. PubMed PMID: 22496579; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3342673. Abstract       pdf

Barbas H, Zikopoulos B, Timbie C. Sensory pathways and emotional context for action in primate prefrontal cortex. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Jun 15;69(12):1133-9. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.08.008. Epub 2010 Oct 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 20889144. Abstract       pdf

Bunce JG, Barbas H. Prefrontal pathways target excitatory and inhibitory systems in memory-related medial temporal cortices. Neuroimage. 2011 Apr
15;55(4):1461-74. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.01.064. Epub 2011 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 21281716; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3500621. Abstract       pdf

Luebke J, Barbas H, and Peters A (2010) Effects of normal aging on prefrontal area 46 in the rhesus monkey. Brain Res. Rev. 62(2):212-32. Abstract       pdf

 

Medalla M, and Barbas H (2010) Anterior cingulate synapses in prefrontal areas 10 and 46 suggest differential influence in cognitive control. J. Neurosci. 30(48): 16068-16081. Abstract       pdf

 

Zikopoulos B, and Barbas H (2010) Changes in prefrontal axons may disrupt the network in autism. J. Neurosci. 30(44): 14595-14609. Abstract       pdf

 

Medalla M, and Barbas H (2009) Synapses with inhibitory neurons differentiate anterior cingulate from dorsolateral prefrontal pathways associated with cognitive control. Neuron, 61: 609-620, 2009. Abstract       pdf

 

Xiao D, Zikopoulos B, and Barbas H (2009) Laminar and modular organization of prefrontal projections to multiple thalamic nuclei. Neuroscience, 161(4): 1067-1081. Abstract       pdf

 

Hilgetag CC, and Barbas H (2009) Sculpting the brain. Scientific American 300, Number 2, 66-71. February 2009.

 

Hilgetag CC, and Barbas H (2009) Are there ten times more glia than neurons in the brain? Brain Structure and Function, 213(4-5): 365-366. Abstract       pdf

 

Barbas H (2009) Prefrontal Cortex: Structure and Anatomy. In: Squire LR (ed.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, volume 7, Oxford: Academic Press. pp. 909-918.

 

Hoistad M and Barbas H (2008) Sequence of information processing for emotions through pathways linking temporal and insular cortices with the amygdala. NeuroImage 40: 1016-1033. Abstract       pdf

 

Hilgetag CC, and Barbas H (2007) Why does the outer surface of the brain have folds? Response in: Scientific American Mind, June/July 2007, p86.

 

Medalla M, Lera P, Feinberg M, Barbas H (2007) Specificity in inhibitory systems associated with prefrontal pathways to temporal cortex in primates. Cereb Cortex. Sep;17 Suppl 1:i136-50. Abstract       pdf

 

Zikopoulos B, Barbas H (2007) Circuits for multisensory integration and attentional modulation through the prefrontal cortex and the thalamic reticular nucleus. Reviews in the Neurosciences. 18: 417-438. Abstract       pdf

 

Barbas H, Zikopoulos B (2007) The prefrontal cortex and flexible behavior. Neuroscientist. 13(5):532-545. Abstract         pdf

 

Zikopoulos B, Barbas H (2007) Parallel driving and modulatory pathways link the prefrontal cortex and thalamus. PLoS ONE. 2(9):e848. Abstract       Free full text         pdf

 

Fiala JC, Feinberg M, Peters A, Barbas H (2007) Mitochondrial degeneration in dystrophic neurites of senile plaques may lead to extracellular deposition of fine filaments. Brain Struct Funct. 212(2): 195-207. Abstract         pdf

 

Barbas H (2007) Specialized elements of orbitofrontal cortex in primates. Ann NY Acad Sci. 14. Abstract         pdf

 

Barbas H (2007) Flow of information for emotions through temporal and orbitofrontal pathways. J Anat. 211(2):237-49. Abstract         pdf

 

Ghashghaei HT, Hilgetag CC, Barbas H (2007) Sequence of information processing for emotions based on the anatomic dialogue between prefrontal cortex and amygdala. Neuroimage. 34(3):905-23. Abstract         pdf

 

Zikopoulos B, Barbas H (2006) Prefrontal projections to the thalamic reticular nucleus form a unique circuit for attentional mechanisms. J Neurosci. 26(28):7348-61. Abstract         pdf

 

Medalla M, Barbas H (2006) Diversity of laminar connections linking periarcuate and lateral intraparietal areas depends on cortical structure. Eur J Neurosci. 23(1):161-79. Abstract         pdf

 

Hilgetag CC, Barbas H (2006) Role of mechanical factors in the morphology of the primate cerebral cortex. PLoS Comput Biol. 2(3):e22. Epub 2006 Mar 24. Abstract       Free full text         pdf

 

Germuska M, Saha S, Fiala JC, Barbas H (2006) Synaptic distinction of laminar specific prefrontal-temporal pathways in primates. Cereb Cortex. 16(6):865-75. Epub 2005 Sep 8. Abstract         pdf


Hilgetag CC, Barbas H (2005) Developmental mechanics of the primate cerebral cortex. Anat Embryol (Berl) 210(5-6):411-7. Abstract         pdf

 

Barbas H, Hilgetag CC, Saha S, Dermon CR, Suski JL (2005) Parallel organization of contralateral and ipsilateral prefrontal cortical projections in the rhesus monkey. BMC Neurosci 6(1): 32. Abstract       Free full text          pdf

 

Barbas H, Medalla M, Alade O, Suski J, Zikopoulos B, Lera P (2005) Relationship of prefrontal connections to inhibitory systems in superior temporal areas in the rhesus monkey. Cereb Cortex 15: 1356-1370. Abstract         pdf

 

Xiao D, Barbas H (2004) Circuits through prefrontal cortex, basal ganglia, and ventral anterior nucleus map pathways beyond motor control. Thalamus & Related Systems 2: 325-343. Abstract                   pdf

 

Barbas H (2004) Dead tissue, living ideas: facts and theory from neuroanatomy. Cortex 40(1): 205-6. Abstract                      pdf

 

Barbas H, Saha S, Rempel-Clower N, Ghashghaei T (2003) Serial pathways from primate prefrontal cortex to autonomic areas may influence emotional expression. BMC Neurosci 4: 25. Abstract         Free full text            pdf

 

Xiao D, Barbas H (2002) Pathways for emotions and memory I. Input and output zones linking the anterior thalamic nuclei with prefrontal cortices in the rhesus monkey. Thalamus and Related Systems 2: 21-32. Abstract                      pdf

 

Xiao D, Barbas H (2002) Pathways for emotions and memory II. Afferent input to the anterior thalamic nuclei from prefrontal, temporal, hypothalamic areas and the basal ganglia in the rhesus monkey. Thalamus and Related Systems 2: 33-48. Abstract                pdf

 

Hilgetag CC, Dombrowski SM, Barbas H (2002) Classes and gradients of prefrontal cortical organization in the primate. Neurocomputing 44-46: 823-829. Abstract                 pdf

 

Ghashghaei HT, Barbas H (2002) Pathways for emotions:  Interactions of prefrontal and anterior temporal pathways in the amygdala of the rhesus monkey. Neuroscience 115: 1261-1279. Abstract                    pdf

 

Barbas H, Ghashghaei H, Rempel-Clower N, Xiao D (2002) Anatomic basis of functional specialization in prefrontal cortices in primates. In: Handbook of Neuropsychology (Grafman J, ed), pp 1-27. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science B.V.

 

Barbas H, Hilgetag CC (2002) Rules relating connections to cortical structure in primate prefrontal cortex. Neurocomputing 44-46: 301-308. Abstract                   pdf

 

Ghashghaei HT, Barbas H (2001) Neural interaction between the basal forebrain and functionally distinct prefrontal cortices in the rhesus monkey. Neuroscience 103: 593-614. Abstract               pdf

 

Dombrowski SM, Hilgetag CC, Barbas H (2001) Quantitative architecture distinguishes prefrontal cortical systems in the rhesus monkey. Cereb Cortex 11: 975-988. Abstract              pdf

 

Rempel-Clower NL, Barbas H (2000) The laminar pattern of connections between prefrontal and anterior temporal cortices in the rhesus monkey is related to cortical structure and function. Cereb Cortex 10: 851-865. Abstract             pdf

 

Barbas H (2000) Complementary role of prefrontal cortical regions in cognition, memory and emotion in primates. Adv Neurol 84: 87-110.

 

Barbas H (2000) Neuroanatomic basis for reorganization of function after prefrontal damage in primates. In: Cerebral Reorganization of Function after Brain Damage (Levin HS, Grafman J, eds), pp 84-108. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Barbas H (2000) Connections underlying the synthesis of cognition, memory, and emotion in primate prefrontal cortices. Brain Res Bull 52: 319-330. Abstract              pdf

 

Barbas H, Ghashghaei H, Dombrowski SM, Rempel-Clower NL (1999) Medial prefrontal cortices are unified by common connections with superior temporal cortices and distinguished by input from memory-related areas in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 410: 343-367. Abstract             pdf

 

Rempel-Clower NL, Barbas H (1998) Topographic organization of connections between the hypothalamus and prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 398: 393-419. Abstract              pdf

 

Barbas H, Rempel-Clower N (1997) Cortical structure predicts the pattern of corticocortical connections. Cereb Cortex 7: 635-646. Abstract                  pdf

 

Barbas H (1997) Two prefrontal limbic systems: Their common and unique features. In: The Association cortex: Structure and function (Sakata H, Mikami A, Fuster JM, eds), pp 99-115. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publ.

 

Dombrowski SM, Barbas H (1996) Differential expression of NADPH diaphorase in functionally distinct prefrontal cortices in the rhesus monkey. Neuroscience 72: 49-62. Abstract                     pdf

 

Barbas H, Blatt GJ (1995) Topographically specific hippocampal projections target functionally distinct prefrontal areas in the rhesus monkey. Hippocampus 5: 511-533. Abstract                       pdf

 

Barbas H (1995) Pattern in the cortical distribution of prefrontally directed neurons with divergent axons in the rhesus monkey. Cereb Cortex 5: 158-165. Abstract               pdf

 

Barbas H (1995) Anatomic basis of cognitive-emotional interactions in the primate prefrontal cortex. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 19: 499-510. Abstract                  pdf

 

Alder R, Barbas H (1995) Complementary distribution of the phosphoproteins DARPP-32 and I-1 in the cerebellar system. NeuroReport 6: 2368-2372. Abstract             pdf

 

Dermon CR, Barbas H (1994) Contralateral thalamic projections predominantly reach transitional cortices in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 344: 508-531. Abstract                    pdf

 

Barbas H, Gustafson EL, Greengard P (1993) Comparison of the immunocytochemical localization of DARPP-32 and I-1 in the amygdala and hippocampus of the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 334: 1-18. Abstract              pdf

 

Barbas H (1993) Organization of cortical afferent input to orbitofrontal areas in the rhesus monkey. Neuroscience 56: 841-864. Abstract              pdf

 

Barbas H (1992) Architecture and cortical connections of the prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey. Adv Neurol 57: 91-115.

 

Barbas H, Henion TH, Dermon CR (1991) Diverse thalamic projections to the prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 313: 65-94. Abstract                 pdf

 

Barbas H, Pandya DN (1991) Patterns of connections of the prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey associated with cortical architecture. In: Frontal Lobe Function and Dysfunction pp 35-58. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Barbas H, De Olmos J (1990) Projections from the amygdala to basoventral and mediodorsal prefrontal regions in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 301: 1-23. Abstract                pdf

 

Barbas H, Pandya DN (1989) Architecture and intrinsic connections of the prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 286: 353-375. Abstract                       pdf

 

Vogt BA, Barbas H (1988) Structure and connections of the cingulate vocalization region in the rhesus monkey. In: The Physiological control of mammalian vocalization (Newman JD, ed), pp 203-225. New York: Plenum Publ. Corp.

 

Pandya DN, Seltzer B, Barbas H (1988) Input-output organization of the primate cerebral cortex. In: Comparative Primate Biology, Vol.4: Neurosciences (Steklis HD, Erwin J, eds), pp 39-80. New York: Alan R.Liss.

 

Barbas H (1988) Anatomic organization of basoventral and mediodorsal visual recipient prefrontal regions in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 276: 313-342. Abstract                    pdf

 

Barbas H, Pandya DN (1987) Architecture and frontal cortical connections of the premotor cortex (area 6) in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 256: 211-218. Abstract                    pdf

 

Barbas H (1986) Pattern in the laminar origin of corticocortical connections. J Comp Neurol 252: 415-422. Abstract               pdf

 

Barbas H, Mesulam MM (1985) Cortical afferent input to the principalis region of the rhesus monkey. Neuroscience 15: 619-637. Abstract                  pdf

 

Barbas H, Pandya DN (1984) Topography of commissural fibers of the prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey. Exp Brain Res 55: 187-191. Abstract                  pdf

 

Barbas H, Dubrovsky B (1981) Central and peripheral effects of tonic vibratory stimuli to dorsal neck and extraocular muscles in the cat. Exp Neurol 74: 67-85.

 

Barbas H, Mesulam MM (1981) Organization of afferent input to subdivisions of area 8 in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol 200: 407-431. Abstract                       pdf

 

Barbas H, Dubrovsky B (1981) Excitatory and inhibitory interactions of extraocular and dorsal neck muscle afferents in the cat frontal cortex. Exp Neurol 74: 51-66.

 

Mesulam MM, Hegarty E, Barbas H, Carson KA, Gower EC, Knapp AG, Moss MB, Mufson EJ (1980) Additional factors influencing sensitivity in the tetramethyl benzidine method for horseradish peroxidase neurohistochemistry. J Histochem Cytochem 28: 1255-1259. Abstract                       pdf

 

Barbas H, Dubrovsky BO (1980) Characteristics of dorsal neck muscle afferent input to the cat frontal cortex before and after dorsal funiculus section. Exp Neurol 67: 35-51.

 

Dubrovsky B, Solyom L, Barbas H (1978) Characteristics of the contingent negative variation in patients suffering from specific phobias. Biol Psychiatry 13: 531-540. Abstract                       pdf

 

Dubrovsky BO, Barbas H (1977) Frontal projections of dorsal and neck extraocular muscles. Exp Neurol 55: 680-693. Abstract                       pdf

 

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