Amir Amedi - Publications

Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States 
Cortical plasticity, TMS, fMRI, cross-modal plasticity

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2021 Netzer O, Heimler B, Shur A, Behor T, Amedi A. Backward spatial perception can be augmented through a novel visual-to-auditory sensory substitution algorithm. Scientific Reports. 11: 11944. PMID 34099756 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-88595-9  0.72
2021 Yizhar O, Buchs G, Heimler B, Friedman D, Amedi A. Applying a novel visual-to-touch sensory substitution for studying tactile reference frames. Scientific Reports. 11: 10636. PMID 34017027 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-90132-7  0.88
2021 Hofstetter S, Sabbah N, Mohand-Saïd S, Sahel JA, Habas C, Safran AB, Amedi A. Author Correction: The development of white matter structural changes during the process of deterioration of the visual field. Scientific Reports. 11: 10966. PMID 34017026 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89837-6  0.6
2021 Buchs G, Haimler B, Kerem M, Maidenbaum S, Braun L, Amedi A. A self-training program for sensory substitution devices. Plos One. 16: e0250281. PMID 33905446 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250281  1
2021 Heimler B, Behor T, Dehaene S, Izard V, Amedi A. Core knowledge of geometry can develop independently of visual experience. Cognition. 212: 104716. PMID 33895652 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104716  0.72
2021 Hofstetter S, Zuiderbaan W, Heimler B, Dumoulin SO, Amedi A. Topographic maps and neural tuning for sensory substitution dimensions learned in adulthood in a congenital blind subject. Neuroimage. 235: 118029. PMID 33836269 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118029  0.72
2020 Arbel R, Heimler B, Amedi A. The sound of reading: Color-to-timbre substitution boosts reading performance via OVAL, a novel auditory orthography optimized for visual-to-auditory mapping. Plos One. 15: e0242619. PMID 33237931 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0242619  0.72
2020 Heimler B, Amedi A. Are critical periods reversible in the adult brain? Insights on cortical specializations based on sensory deprivation studies. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 116: 494-507. PMID 32652097 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.06.034  0.72
2020 Vetter P, Bola Ł, Reich L, Bennett M, Muckli L, Amedi A. Decoding Natural Sounds in Early "Visual" Cortex of Congenitally Blind Individuals. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 32559449 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.05.071  0.56
2019 Zeharia N, Hofstetter S, Flash T, Amedi A. A Whole-body Sensory-Motor Gradient is Revealed in the Medial Wall of the Parietal Lobe. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. PMID 31405923 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.0727-18.2019  0.6
2019 Buchs G, Heimler B, Amedi A. The Effect of Irrelevant Environmental Noise on the Performance of Visual-to-Auditory Sensory Substitution Devices Used by Blind Adults. Multisensory Research. 32: 87-109. PMID 31059468 DOI: 10.1163/22134808-20181327  0.88
2019 Cieśla K, Wolak T, Lorens A, Heimler B, Skarżyński H, Amedi A. Immediate improvement of speech-in-noise perception through multisensory stimulation via an auditory to tactile sensory substitution. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. 37: 155-166. PMID 31006700 DOI: 10.3233/RNN-190898  0.72
2019 Hofstetter S, Sabbah N, Mohand-Saïd S, Sahel JA, Habas C, Safran AB, Amedi A. The development of white matter structural changes during the process of deterioration of the visual field. Scientific Reports. 9: 2085. PMID 30765782 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-018-38430-5  0.6
2017 Amedi A, Hofstetter S, Maidenbaum S, Heimler B. Task Selectivity as a Comprehensive Principle for Brain Organization. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 28385460 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2017.03.007  1
2017 Buchs G, Simon N, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Waist-up protection for blind individuals using the EyeCane as a primary and secondary mobility aid. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. PMID 28157111 DOI: 10.3233/Rnn-160686  1
2016 Murray MM, Lewkowicz DJ, Amedi A, Wallace MT. Multisensory Processes: A Balancing Act across the Lifespan. Trends in Neurosciences. PMID 27282408 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2016.05.003  1
2016 Peer M, Abboud S, Hertz U, Amedi A, Arzy S. Intensity-based masking: A tool to improve functional connectivity results of resting-state fMRI. Human Brain Mapping. PMID 27018565 DOI: 10.1002/Hbm.23182  0.72
2016 Maidenbaum S, Buchs G, Abboud S, Lavi-Rotbain O, Amedi A. Perception of Graphical Virtual Environments by Blind Users via Sensory Substitution. Plos One. 11: e0147501. PMID 26882473 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0147501  1
2015 Tal Z, Geva R, Amedi A. The origins of metamodality in visual object area LO: Bodily topographical biases and increased functional connectivity to S1. Neuroimage. PMID 26673114 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.058  1
2015 Saadon-Grosman N, Tal Z, Itshayek E, Amedi A, Arzy S. Discontinuity of cortical gradients reflects sensory impairment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26655739 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1506214112  1
2015 Sigalov N, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Reading in the Dark: Neural Correlates and Cross-modal Plasticity for Learning to Read Entire Words without Visual Experience. Neuropsychologia. PMID 26577136 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuropsychologia.2015.11.009  1
2015 Buchs G, Maidenbaum S, Levy-Tzedek S, Amedi A. Integration and binding in rehabilitative sensory substitution: Increasing resolution using a new Zooming-in approach. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. PMID 26518671 DOI: 10.3233/Rnn-150592  1
2015 Murray MM, Matusz PJ, Amedi A. Neuroplasticity: Unexpected Consequences of Early Blindness. Current Biology : Cb. 25: R998-R1001. PMID 26485377 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2015.08.054  1
2015 Reich L, Amedi A. 'Visual' parsing can be taught quickly without visual experience during critical periods. Scientific Reports. 5: 15359. PMID 26482105 DOI: 10.1038/srep15359  1
2015 Heimler B, Striem-Amit E, Amedi A. Origins of task-specific sensory-independent organization in the visual and auditory brain: neuroscience evidence, open questions and clinical implications. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 35: 169-177. PMID 26469211 DOI: 10.1016/J.Conb.2015.09.001  1
2015 Vetter P, Reich L, Amedi A. Spatiotopic maps in calcarine sulcus of the congenitally blind. Journal of Vision. 15: 125. PMID 26325813 DOI: 10.1167/15.12.125  0.56
2015 Hannagan T, Amedi A, Cohen L, Dehaene-Lambertz G, Dehaene S. Origins of the specialization for letters and numbers in ventral occipitotemporal cortex. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 19: 374-82. PMID 26072689 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2015.05.006  1
2015 Chebat DR, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Navigation using sensory substitution in real and virtual mazes. Plos One. 10: e0126307. PMID 26039580 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0126307  1
2015 Striem-Amit E, Ovadia-Caro S, Caramazza A, Margulies DS, Villringer A, Amedi A. Functional connectivity of visual cortex in the blind follows retinotopic organization principles. Brain : a Journal of Neurology. 138: 1679-95. PMID 25869851 DOI: 10.1093/Brain/Awv083  1
2015 Zeharia N, Hertz U, Flash T, Amedi A. New whole-body sensory-motor gradients revealed using phase-locked analysis and verified using multivoxel pattern analysis and functional connectivity. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 35: 2845-59. PMID 25698725 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.4246-14.2015  1
2015 Abboud S, Maidenbaum S, Dehaene S, Amedi A. A number-form area in the blind. Nature Communications. 6: 6026. PMID 25613599 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms7026  1
2015 Hertz U, Amedi A. Flexibility and Stability in Sensory Processing Revealed Using Visual-to-Auditory Sensory Substitution. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 25: 2049-64. PMID 24518756 DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhu010  1
2015 Buchs G, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Augmented non-visual distance sensing with the eyecane Acm International Conference Proceeding Series. 11: 209-210. DOI: 10.1145/2735711.2735780  1
2015 Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Blind in a virtual world: Mobility-training virtual reality games for users who are blind 2015 Ieee Virtual Reality Conference, Vr 2015 - Proceedings. 341-342. DOI: 10.1109/VR.2015.7223435  1
2015 Maidenbaum S, Abboud S, Buchs G, Amedi A. Blind in a virtual world: Using sensory substitution for generically increasing the accessibility of graphical virtual environments 2015 Ieee Virtual Reality Conference, Vr 2015 - Proceedings. 233-234. DOI: 10.1109/VR.2015.7223381  1
2015 Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Non-visual virtual interaction: Can Sensory Substitution generically increase the accessibility of Graphical virtual reality to the blind? 2015 3rd Ieee Vr International Workshop On Virtual and Augmented Assistive Technology, Vaat 2015. 15-17. DOI: 10.1109/VAAT.2015.7155404  1
2014 Maidenbaum S, Levy-Tzedek S, Chebat DR, Namer-Furstenberg R, Amedi A. The effect of extended sensory range via the EyeCane sensory substitution device on the characteristics of visionless virtual navigation. Multisensory Research. 27: 379-97. PMID 25693302 DOI: 10.1163/22134808-00002463  1
2014 Levy-Tzedek S, Riemer D, Amedi A. Color improves "visual" acuity via sound. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 8: 358. PMID 25426015 DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00358  1
2014 Maidenbaum S, Hanassy S, Abboud S, Buchs G, Chebat DR, Levy-Tzedek S, Amedi A. The "EyeCane", a new electronic travel aid for the blind: Technology, behavior & swift learning. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. 32: 813-24. PMID 25201814 DOI: 10.3233/Rnn-130351  1
2014 Proulx MJ, Ptito M, Amedi A. Multisensory integration, sensory substitution and visual rehabilitation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 41: 1-2. PMID 24759484 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neubiorev.2014.03.004  1
2014 Striem-Amit E, Amedi A. Visual cortex extrastriate body-selective area activation in congenitally blind people "seeing" by using sounds. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 687-92. PMID 24613309 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2014.02.010  1
2014 Abboud S, Hanassy S, Levy-Tzedek S, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. EyeMusic: Introducing a "visual" colorful experience for the blind using auditory sensory substitution. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. 32: 247-57. PMID 24398719 DOI: 10.3233/Rnn-130338  1
2014 Maidenbaum S, Abboud S, Amedi A. Sensory substitution: closing the gap between basic research and widespread practical visual rehabilitation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 41: 3-15. PMID 24275274 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neubiorev.2013.11.007  1
2014 Maidenbaum S, Levy-Tzedek S, Chebat DR, Amedi A. Vision-deprived Virtual navigation patterns using depth cues & the effect of extended sensory range Conference On Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings. 1231-1236. DOI: 10.1145/2559206.2581343  1
2014 Maidenbaum S, Arbel R, Buchs G, Shapira S, Amedi A. Vision through other senses: Practical use of Sensory Substitution devices as assistive technology for visual rehabilitation 2014 22nd Mediterranean Conference On Control and Automation, Med 2014. 182-187. DOI: 10.1109/MED.2014.6961368  1
2014 Buchs G, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Obstacle identification and avoidance using the ‘EyeCane’: A tactile sensory substitution device for blind individuals Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 8619: 96-103. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-44196-1_13  1
2014 Maidenbaum S, Chebat DR, Levy-Tzedek S, Amedi A. Depth-to-audio sensory substitution for increasing the accessibility of virtual environments Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 8513: 398-406. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07437-5_38  1
2013 Maidenbaum S, Levy-Tzedek S, Chebat DR, Amedi A. Increasing accessibility to the blind of virtual environments, using a virtual mobility aid based on the "EyeCane": feasibility study. Plos One. 8: e72555. PMID 23977316 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0072555  1
2012 Levy-Tzedek S, Novick I, Arbel R, Abboud S, Maidenbaum S, Vaadia E, Amedi A. Cross-sensory transfer of sensory-motor information: visuomotor learning affects performance on an audiomotor task, using sensory-substitution. Scientific Reports. 2: 949. PMID 23230514 DOI: 10.1038/Srep00949  1
2012 Striem-Amit E, Cohen L, Dehaene S, Amedi A. Reading with sounds: sensory substitution selectively activates the visual word form area in the blind. Neuron. 76: 640-52. PMID 23141074 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neuron.2012.08.026  1
2012 Zeharia N, Hertz U, Flash T, Amedi A. Negative blood oxygenation level dependent homunculus and somatotopic information in primary motor cortex and supplementary motor area. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 18565-70. PMID 23086164 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1119125109  1
2012 Levy-Tzedek S, Hanassy S, Abboud S, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. Fast, accurate reaching movements with a visual-to-auditory sensory substitution device. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. 30: 313-23. PMID 22596353 DOI: 10.3233/Rnn-2012-110219  1
2012 Striem-Amit E, Guendelman M, Amedi A. 'Visual' acuity of the congenitally blind using visual-to-auditory sensory substitution. Plos One. 7: e33136. PMID 22438894 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0033136  1
2012 Reich L, Maidenbaum S, Amedi A. The brain as a flexible task machine: implications for visual rehabilitation using noninvasive vs. invasive approaches. Current Opinion in Neurology. 25: 86-95. PMID 22157107 DOI: 10.1097/Wco.0B013E32834Ed723  1
2012 Striem-Amit E, Dakwar O, Reich L, Amedi A. The large-scale organization of "visual" streams emerges without visual experience. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 22: 1698-709. PMID 21940707 DOI: 10.1093/Cercor/Bhr253  1
2012 Striem-Amit E, Guendelman M, Amedi A. ‘Visual’ acuity of the congenitally blind using visual-to-auditory sensory substitution Seeing and Perceiving. 25: 191-191. DOI: 10.1163/187847612X648206  1
2012 Amedi A, Safran AB. Ears for seeing | Des oreilles pourvoir Biofutur. 30.  1
2011 Striem-Amit E, Hertz U, Amedi A. Extensive cochleotopic mapping of human auditory cortical fields obtained with phase-encoding FMRI. Plos One. 6: e17832. PMID 21448274 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0017832  1
2011 Reich L, Szwed M, Cohen L, Amedi A. A ventral visual stream reading center independent of visual experience. Current Biology : Cb. 21: 363-8. PMID 21333539 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2011.01.040  1
2010 Hertz U, Amedi A. Disentangling unisensory and multisensory components in audiovisual integration using a novel multifrequency fMRI spectral analysis. Neuroimage. 52: 617-32. PMID 20412861 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.04.186  1
2010 Amedi A, Raz N, Azulay H, Malach R, Zohary E. Cortical activity during tactile exploration of objects in blind and sighted humans. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. 28: 143-56. PMID 20404404 DOI: 10.3233/RNN-2010-0503  1
2010 Bubic A, Striem-Amit E, Amedi A. Large-scale brain plasticity following blindness and the use of sensory substitution devices Multisensory Object Perception in the Primate Brain. 351-380. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5615-6_18  1
2009 Tal N, Amedi A. Multisensory visual-tactile object related network in humans: insights gained using a novel crossmodal adaptation approach. Experimental Brain Research. 198: 165-82. PMID 19652959 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-009-1949-4  1
2009 Lacey S, Tal N, Amedi A, Sathian K. A putative model of multisensory object representation. Brain Topography. 21: 269-74. PMID 19330441 DOI: 10.1007/s10548-009-0087-4  1
2009 Azulay H, Striem E, Amedi A. Negative BOLD in sensory cortices during verbal memory: a component in generating internal representations? Brain Topography. 21: 221-31. PMID 19326203 DOI: 10.1007/s10548-009-0089-2  1
2009 Merabet LB, Amedi A, Pascual-Leone A. Activation of the visual cortex by Braille reading in blind subjects Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity Following Central and Peripheral Lesions. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0022  1
2008 Amedi A, Merabet LB, Camprodon J, Bermpohl F, Fox S, Ronen I, Kim DS, Pascual-Leone A. Neural and behavioral correlates of drawing in an early blind painter: a case study. Brain Research. 1242: 252-62. PMID 18710656 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2008.07.088  1
2008 Bermpohl F, Pascual-Leone A, Amedi A, Merabet LB, Fregni F, Wrase J, Schlagenhauf F, Bauer M, Heinz A, Schlaug G, Northoff G. Novelty seeking modulates medial prefrontal activity during the anticipation of emotional stimuli. Psychiatry Research. 164: 81-5. PMID 18703319 DOI: 10.1016/J.Pscychresns.2007.12.019  1
2008 Romei V, Brodbeck V, Michel C, Amedi A, Pascual-Leone A, Thut G. Spontaneous fluctuations in posterior alpha-band EEG activity reflect variability in excitability of human visual areas. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 18: 2010-8. PMID 18093905 DOI: 10.1093/Cercor/Bhm229  1
2007 Amedi A, Stern WM, Camprodon JA, Bermpohl F, Merabet L, Rotman S, Hemond C, Meijer P, Pascual-Leone A. Shape conveyed by visual-to-auditory sensory substitution activates the lateral occipital complex. Nature Neuroscience. 10: 687-9. PMID 17515898 DOI: 10.1038/nn1912  1
2007 Ramos-Estebanez C, Merabet LB, Machii K, Fregni F, Thut G, Wagner TA, Romei V, Amedi A, Pascual-Leone A. Visual phosphene perception modulated by subthreshold crossmodal sensory stimulation. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 4178-81. PMID 17428995 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5468-06.2007  1
2007 Merabet LB, Swisher JD, McMains SA, Halko MA, Amedi A, Pascual-Leone A, Somers DC. Combined activation and deactivation of visual cortex during tactile sensory processing. Journal of Neurophysiology. 97: 1633-41. PMID 17135476 DOI: 10.1152/Jn.00806.2006  1
2006 Bermpohl F, Pascual-Leone A, Amedi A, Merabet LB, Fregni F, Gaab N, Alsop D, Schlaug G, Northoff G. Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing: an fMRI study using emotional expectancy. Human Brain Mapping. 27: 662-77. PMID 16317710 DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20209  1
2006 Bermpohl F, Pascual-Leone A, Amedi A, Merabet LB, Fregni F, Gaab N, Alsop D, Schlaug G, Northoff G. Dissociable networks for the expectancy and perception of emotional stimuli in the human brain. Neuroimage. 30: 588-600. PMID 16275018 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2005.09.040  1
2005 Amedi A, Malach R, Pascual-Leone A. Negative BOLD differentiates visual imagery and perception. Neuron. 48: 859-72. PMID 16337922 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2005.10.032  1
2005 Amedi A, von Kriegstein K, van Atteveldt NM, Beauchamp MS, Naumer MJ. Functional imaging of human crossmodal identification and object recognition. Experimental Brain Research. 166: 559-71. PMID 16028028 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-005-2396-5  1
2005 Pascual-Leone A, Amedi A, Fregni F, Merabet LB. The plastic human brain cortex. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 28: 377-401. PMID 16022601 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.neuro.27.070203.144216  1
2005 Raz N, Amedi A, Zohary E. V1 activation in congenitally blind humans is associated with episodic retrieval. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 15: 1459-68. PMID 15647525 DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhi026  1
2005 Merabet LB, Rizzo JF, Amedi A, Somers DC, Pascual-Leone A. What blindness can tell us about seeing again: merging neuroplasticity and neuroprostheses. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience. 6: 71-7. PMID 15611728 DOI: 10.1038/Nrn1586  1
2005 Amedi A, Merabet LB, Bermpohl F, Pascual-Leone A. The occipital cortex in the blind lessons about plasticity and vision Current Directions in Psychological Science. 14: 306-311. DOI: 10.1111/j.0963-7214.2005.00387.x  1
2004 Amedi A, Floel A, Knecht S, Zohary E, Cohen LG. Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the occipital pole interferes with verbal processing in blind subjects. Nature Neuroscience. 7: 1266-70. PMID 15467719 DOI: 10.1038/nn1328  1
2003 Amedi A, Raz N, Pianka P, Malach R, Zohary E. Early 'visual' cortex activation correlates with superior verbal memory performance in the blind. Nature Neuroscience. 6: 758-66. PMID 12808458 DOI: 10.1038/nn1072  1
2002 Amedi A, Jacobson G, Hendler T, Malach R, Zohary E. Convergence of visual and tactile shape processing in the human lateral occipital complex. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 12: 1202-12. PMID 12379608 DOI: 10.1093/Cercor/12.11.1202  1
2001 Amedi A, Malach R, Hendler T, Peled S, Zohary E. Visuo-haptic object-related activation in the ventral visual pathway. Nature Neuroscience. 4: 324-30. PMID 11224551 DOI: 10.1038/85201  1
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