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Simon Laughlin, Ph.D. (ANU) - Publications

Zoology University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom 
Visual system, energy efficiency, neural circuit design, natural image statistics, information theory, noise constraints, optimal coding

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2023 Sterling P, Laughlin S. Correction: Why an animal needs a brain. Animal Cognition. PMID 38117347 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-023-01834-6  0.41
2023 Sterling P, Laughlin S. Why an animal needs a brain. Animal Cognition. PMID 38041700 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-023-01825-7  0.44
2017 Heras FJ, Anderson J, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. Voltage-dependent K(+) channels improve the energy efficiency of signalling in blowfly photoreceptors. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 14. PMID 28381642 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0938  0.753
2016 Heras FJ, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. Shunt peaking in neural membranes. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 13. PMID 27807272 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0719  0.716
2015 Sterling P, Laughlin S. Principles of neural design Principles of Neural Design. 1-542.  0.436
2014 Sengupta B, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. Consequences of converting graded to action potentials upon neural information coding and energy efficiency. Plos Computational Biology. 10: e1003439. PMID 24465197 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003439  0.806
2013 Sengupta B, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. Balanced excitatory and inhibitory synaptic currents promote efficient coding and metabolic efficiency. Plos Computational Biology. 9: e1003263. PMID 24098105 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003263  0.787
2013 Sengupta B, Faisal AA, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. The effect of cell size and channel density on neuronal information encoding and energy efficiency. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism : Official Journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 33: 1465-73. PMID 23778164 DOI: 10.1038/jcbfm.2013.103  0.799
2013 Laughlin S. The influence of metabolic energy on neural computation Bmc Neuroscience. 14. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2202-14-S1-A2  0.33
2011 Rasumov N, Niven J, Baker M, Laughlin S. Sensory adaptation in the light of information and energy Nature Precedings. 1-1. DOI: 10.1038/Npre.2011.5805.1  0.687
2011 Stemmler M, Sengupta B, Laughlin S, Niven J. Energetically optimal action potentials Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 24: 25th Annual Conference On Neural Information Processing Systems 2011, Nips 2011 0.738
2010 Weckström M, Laughlin S. Extracellular potentials modify the transfer of information at photoreceptor output synapses in the blowfly compound eye. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 30: 9557-66. PMID 20631184 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6122-09.2010  0.382
2010 Sengupta B, Stemmler M, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. Action potential energy efficiency varies among neuron types in vertebrates and invertebrates. Plos Computational Biology. 6: e1000840. PMID 20617202 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000840  0.781
2010 Sengupta B, Laughlin SB, Niven JE. Comparison of Langevin and Markov channel noise models for neuronal signal generation. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 81: 011918. PMID 20365410 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.011918  0.788
2010 Parsons MM, Krapp HG, Laughlin SB. Sensor fusion in identified visual interneurons. Current Biology : Cb. 20: 624-8. PMID 20303270 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2010.01.064  0.786
2010 Fain GL, Hardie R, Laughlin SB. Phototransduction and the evolution of photoreceptors. Current Biology : Cb. 20: R114-24. PMID 20144772 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.006  0.743
2010 Niven JE, Buckingham CJ, Lumley S, Cuttle MF, Laughlin SB. Visual targeting of forelimbs in ladder-walking locusts. Current Biology : Cb. 20: 86-91. PMID 20036539 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.10.079  0.709
2008 Okawa H, Sampath AP, Laughlin SB, Fain GL. ATP consumption by mammalian rod photoreceptors in darkness and in light. Current Biology : Cb. 18: 1917-21. PMID 19084410 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.10.029  0.604
2008 Niven JE, Laughlin SB. Energy limitation as a selective pressure on the evolution of sensory systems. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 211: 1792-804. PMID 18490395 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.017574  0.738
2007 Faisal AA, Laughlin SB. Stochastic simulations on the reliability of action potential propagation in thin axons. Plos Computational Biology. 3: e79. PMID 17480115 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030079  0.526
2007 Niven JE, Anderson JC, Laughlin SB. Fly photoreceptors demonstrate energy-information trade-offs in neural coding. Plos Biology. 5: e116. PMID 17373859 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050116  0.745
2006 Parsons MM, Krapp HG, Laughlin SB. A motion-sensitive neurone responds to signals from the two visual systems of the blowfly, the compound eyes and ocelli. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 4464-74. PMID 17079717 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.02560  0.783
2005 Neri P, Laughlin SB. Global versus local adaptation in fly motion-sensitive neurons. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 272: 2243-9. PMID 16191636 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3191  0.438
2005 Faisal AA, White JA, Laughlin SB. Ion-channel noise places limits on the miniaturization of the brain's wiring. Current Biology : Cb. 15: 1143-9. PMID 15964281 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.05.056  0.713
2005 Laughlin SB, Attwell D. Neural Energy Consumption and the Representation of Mental Events Brain Energetics and Neuronal Activity: Applications to Fmri and Medicine. 111-124. DOI: 10.1002/0470020520.ch7  0.466
2003 Burton BG, Laughlin SB. Neural images of pursuit targets in the photoreceptor arrays of male and female houseflies Musca domestica. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 3963-77. PMID 14555737 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00600  0.762
2002 Schreiber S, Machens CK, Herz AV, Laughlin SB. Energy-efficient coding with discrete stochastic events. Neural Computation. 14: 1323-46. PMID 12020449 DOI: 10.1162/089976602753712963  0.788
2002 Faisal AA, Laughlin SB, White JA. How reliable is the connectivity in cortical neural networks? Proceedings of the International Joint Conference On Neural Networks. 2: 1661-1666.  0.448
2001 Attwell D, Laughlin SB. An energy budget for signaling in the grey matter of the brain. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism : Official Journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 21: 1133-45. PMID 11598490 DOI: 10.1097/00004647-200110000-00001  0.548
2001 Burton BG, Tatler BW, Laughlin SB. Variations in photoreceptor response dynamics across the fly retina. Journal of Neurophysiology. 86: 950-60. PMID 11495963 DOI: 10.1152/Jn.2001.86.2.950  0.803
2001 Vorobyev M, Brandt R, Peitsch D, Laughlin SB, Menzel R. Colour thresholds and receptor noise: behaviour and physiology compared. Vision Research. 41: 639-53. PMID 11226508 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(00)00288-1  0.53
2001 Dror RO, O'Carroll DC, Laughlin SB. Accuracy of velocity estimation by Reichardt correlators. Journal of the Optical Society of America. a, Optics, Image Science, and Vision. 18: 241-52. PMID 11205969  0.558
2000 Hornstein EP, O'Carroll DC, Anderson JC, Laughlin SB. Sexual dimorphism matches photoreceptor performance to behavioural requirements. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 267: 2111-7. PMID 11416917 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2000.1257  0.572
2000 Harris RA, O'Carroll DC, Laughlin SB. Contrast gain reduction in fly motion adaptation. Neuron. 28: 595-606. PMID 11144367 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(00)00136-7  0.642
2000 Tatler B, O'Carroll DC, Laughlin SB. Temperature and the temporal resolving power of fly photoreceptors. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 186: 399-407. PMID 10798727 DOI: 10.1007/S003590050439  0.581
1999 Harris RA, O'Carroll DC, Laughlin SB. Adaptation and the temporal delay filter of fly motion detectors. Vision Research. 39: 2603-13. PMID 10492824 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(98)00297-1  0.623
1998 Laughlin SB, de Ruyter van Steveninck RR, Anderson JC. The metabolic cost of neural information. Nature Neuroscience. 1: 36-41. PMID 10195106 DOI: 10.1038/236  0.738
1997 O'Carroll DC, Laughlin SB, Bidwell NJ, Harris RA. Spatio-temporal properties of motion detectors matched to low image velocities in hovering insects. Vision Research. 37: 3427-39. PMID 9425555 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(97)00170-3  0.645
1996 O'Carroll DC, Bidwell NJ, Laughlin SB, Warrant EJ. Insect motion detectors matched to visual ecology. Nature. 382: 63-6. PMID 21638927 DOI: 10.1038/382063a0  0.689
1996 de Ruyter van Steveninck RR, Laughlin SB. Light adaptation and reliability in blowfly photoreceptors. International Journal of Neural Systems. 7: 437-44. PMID 8968834  0.725
1996 De Ruyter Van Steveninck RR, Laughlin SB. The rate of information transfer at graded-potential synapses Nature. 379: 642-645. DOI: 10.1038/379642a0  0.682
1995 Cuttle MF, Hevers W, Laughlin SB, Hardie RC. Diurnal modulation of photoreceptor potassium conductance in the locust Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 176: 307-316. DOI: 10.1007/BF00219056  0.668
1995 Skingsley DR, Laughlin SB, Hardie RC. Properties of histamine-activated chloride channels in the large monopolar cells of the dipteran compound eye: a comparative study Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 176: 611-623. DOI: 10.1007/BF00192490  0.693
1993 Laughlin SB, Weckström M. Fast and slow photoreceptors - a comparative study of the functional diversity of coding and conductances in the Diptera Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 172: 593-609. DOI: 10.1007/BF00213682  0.8
1993 Skingsley DR, Hardie RC, Laughlin SB. A comparative study of histamine-gated chloride channels in isolated large monopolar cells (LMCs) in Diptera: Tuning synapses to visual ecology Journal of Physiology. 473: 193P.  0.647
1992 Weckstrom M, Juusola M, Laughlin SB. Presynaptic enhancement of signal transients in photoreceptor terminals in the compound eye Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 250: 83-89. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1992.0134  0.776
1991 Hardie RC, Voss D, Pongs O, Laughlin SB. Novel potassium channels encoded by the Shaker locus in Drosophila photoreceptors. Neuron. 6: 477-86. PMID 2001287 DOI: 10.1016/0896-6273(91)90255-X  0.641
1991 Weckström M, Hardie RC, Laughlin SB. Voltage-activated potassium channels in blowfly photoreceptors and their role in light adaptation. The Journal of Physiology. 440: 635-57. PMID 1804980 DOI: 10.1113/Jphysiol.1991.Sp018729  0.666
1989 Laughlin SB. The role of sensory adaptation in the retina. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 146: 39-62. PMID 2689569  0.347
1989 van Hateren JH, Hardie RC, Rudolph A, Laughlin SB, Stavenga DG. The bright zone, a specialized dorsal eye region in the male blowfly Chrysomyia megacephala Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 164: 297-308. DOI: 10.1007/BF00612990  0.721
1987 Laughlin SB, Howard J, Blakeslee B. Synaptic limitations to contrast coding in the retina of the blowfly Calliphora. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 231: 437-67. PMID 2892202 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1987.0054  0.564
1987 Howard J, Blakeslee B, Laughlin SB. The intracellular pupil mechanism and photoreceptor signal: noise ratios in the fly Lucilia cuprina. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 231: 415-35. PMID 2892201 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1987.0053  0.555
1982 Laughlin SB, Lillywhite PG. Intrinsic noise in locust photoreceptors. The Journal of Physiology. 332: 25-45. PMID 7153928 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.1982.sp014398  0.781
1981 Laughlin S. A simple coding procedure enhances a neuron's information capacity. Zeitschrift Fã¼R Naturforschung. Section C: Biosciences. 36: 910-2. PMID 7303823 DOI: 10.1515/znc-1981-9-1040  0.362
1980 Laughlin S, Blest AD, Stowe S. The sensitivity of receptors in the posterior median eye of the nocturnal spider, Dinopis Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 141: 53-65. DOI: 10.1007/BF00611878  0.357
1979 Lillywhite PG, Laughlin SB. Transducer noise in a photoreceptor. Nature. 277: 569-72. PMID 763342 DOI: 10.1038/277569a0  0.771
1978 Laughlin SB, Hardie RC. Common strategies for light adaptation in the peripheral visual systems of fly and dragonfly Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 128: 319-340. DOI: 10.1007/BF00657606  0.688
1977 Snyder AW, Laughlin SB, Stavenga DG. Information capacity of eyes. Vision Research. 17: 1163-75. PMID 595380 DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(77)90151-1  0.73
1977 Snyder AW, Stavenga DG, Laughlin SB. Spatial information capacity of compound eyes Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 116: 183-207. DOI: 10.1007/BF00605402  0.723
1975 Snyder AW, Laughlin SB. Dichroism and absorption by photoreceptors J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 100: 101-116. DOI: 10.1007/BF00613963  0.578
1975 Snyder AW, Laughlin SB. Dichroism and absorption by photoreceptors J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 100: 101-116.  0.578
1973 Snyder AW, Menzel R, Laughlin SB. Structure and function of the fused rhabdom Journal of Comparative Physiology. 87: 99-135. DOI: 10.1007/BF01352157  0.672
1971 Laughlin SB, Horridge GA. Angular sensitivity of the retinula cells of dark-adapted worker bee Zeitschrift FüR Vergleichende Physiologie. 74: 329-335. DOI: 10.1007/BF00297733  0.541
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