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

Affiliations: 
Zoology University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom 
Area:
Visual system, energy efficiency, neural circuit design, natural image statistics, information theory, noise constraints, optimal coding
Website:
http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/zoostaff/laughlin/

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Year Citation  Score
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  1
2017 Heras FJ, Laughlin SB. Optimizing the use of a sensor resource for opponent polarization coding. Peerj. 5: e2772. PMID 28316880 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2772  0.72
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  1
2015 Sterling P, Laughlin S. Principles of neural design Principles of Neural Design. 1-542.  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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 1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2007 Nawroth JC, Greer CA, Chen WR, Laughlin SB, Shepherd GM. An energy budget for the olfactory glomerulus. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 9790-800. PMID 17804639 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1415-07.2007  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2006 Walsh V, Laughlin S. Representation Cognitive Systems - Information Processing Meets Brain Science. 70-84. DOI: 10.1016/B978-012088566-4/50007-6  1
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  1
2005 Tan S, Amos W, Laughlin SB. Captivity selects for smaller eyes. Current Biology : Cb. 15: R540-2. PMID 16051157 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.07.019  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2003 Laughlin SB, Sejnowski TJ. Communication in neuronal networks. Science (New York, N.Y.). 301: 1870-4. PMID 14512617 DOI: 10.1126/science.1089662  1
2002 Laughlin SB. Retinal function: coupling cones clarifies vision. Current Biology : Cb. 12: R833-4. PMID 12498699 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(02)01345-3  1
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  1
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.  1
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  1
2001 Reinagel P, Laughlin S. Natural stimulus statistics. Network (Bristol, England). 12: 237-40. PMID 11563527  1
2001 Laughlin SB. Efficiency and complexity in neural coding. Novartis Foundation Symposium. 239: 177-87; discussion 1. PMID 11529311  1
2001 Laughlin SB. Energy as a constraint on the coding and processing of sensory information. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 11: 475-80. PMID 11502395 DOI: 10.1016/S0959-4388(00)00237-3  1
2001 Burton BG, Tatler BW, Laughlin SB. Variations in photoreceptor response dynamics across the fly retina. Journal of Neurophysiology. 86: 950-60. PMID 11495963  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
2000 Harris RA, O'Carroll DC, Laughlin SB. Contrast gain reduction in fly motion adaptation. Neuron. 28: 595-606. PMID 11144367  1
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  1
2000 Anderson JC, Laughlin SB. Photoreceptor performance and the co-ordination of achromatic and chromatic inputs in the fly visual system. Vision Research. 40: 13-31. PMID 10768038 DOI: 10.1016/S0042-6989(99)00171-6  1
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  1
1999 Laughlin SB. Visual motion: dendritic integration makes sense of the world. Current Biology : Cb. 9: R15-7. PMID 9889118 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(99)80035-9  1
1999 Brooke MDL, Hanley S, Laughlin SB. The scaling of eye size with body mass in birds Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 266: 405-412.  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
1996 Laughlin SB. Matched filtering by a photoreceptor membrane. Vision Research. 36: 1529-41. PMID 8759456 DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(95)00242-1  1
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  1
1995 Weckström M, Laughlin SB. Visual ecology and voltage-gated ion channels in insect photoreceptors. Trends in Neurosciences. 18: 17-21. PMID 7535485 DOI: 10.1016/0166-2236(95)93945-T  1
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  1
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  1
1994 Laughlin SB. Matching coding, circuits, cells, and molecules to signals: General principles of retinal design in the fly's eye Progress in Retinal and Eye Research. 13: 165-196. DOI: 10.1016/1350-9462(94)90009-4  1
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  1
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.  1
1992 Laughlin SB. Retinal information capacity and the function of the pupil. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics : the Journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists). 12: 161-4. PMID 1408164  1
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  1
1992 Laughlin SB. Information capacity and the function of the human pupil Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 12: 89-90.  1
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  1
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  1
1990 van Hateren JH, Laughlin SB. Membrane parameters, signal transmission, and the design of a graded potential neuron. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 166: 437-48. PMID 2159070 DOI: 10.1007/BF00192015  1
1989 Laughlin SB. The role of sensory adaptation in the retina. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 146: 39-62. PMID 2689569  1
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  1
1988 Laughlin S. New views from compound eyes Nature. 328: 292-293.  1
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  1
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  1
1987 Laughlin SB. Form and function in retinal processing Trends in Neurosciences. 10: 478-483. DOI: 10.1016/0166-2236(87)90104-4  1
1985 Maddess T, Laughlin SB. Adaptation of the motion-sensitive neuron H1 is generated locally and governed by contrast frequency Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Biological Sciences. 225: 251-275.  1
1983 Miller WH, Laughlin SB. Light-mediated cyclic GMP hydrolysis controls important aspects of kinetics of retinal rod voltage response. Biophysics of Structure and Mechanism. 9: 269-76. PMID 6303467 DOI: 10.1007/BF00535662  0.01
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  1
1982 Srinivasan MV, Laughlin SB, Dubs A. Predictive coding: a fresh view of inhibition in the retina. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 216: 427-59. PMID 6129637  1
1981 Dubs A, Laughlin SB, Srinivasan MV. Single photon signals in fly photoreceptors and first order interneurones at behavioral threshold. The Journal of Physiology. 317: 317-34. PMID 7310737  1
1981 Laughlin S. A simple coding procedure enhances a neuron's information capacity. Zeitschrift FüR Naturforschung. Section C: Biosciences. 36: 910-2. PMID 7303823 DOI: 10.1515/znc-1981-9-1040  1
1981 Matić T, Laughlin SB. Changes in the intensity-response function of an insect's photoreceptors due to light adaptation Journal of Comparative Physiology □ A. 145: 169-177. DOI: 10.1007/BF00605031  1
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  1
1979 Lillywhite PG, Laughlin SB. Transducer noise in a photoreceptor. Nature. 277: 569-72. PMID 763342 DOI: 10.1038/277569a0  1
1978 Laughlin S, McGinness S. The structures of dorsal and ventral regions of a dragonfly retina. Cell and Tissue Research. 188: 427-47. PMID 647758 DOI: 10.1007/BF00219782  1
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  1
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  1
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  1
1976 Laughlin SB. Neural integration in the first optic neuropile of dragonflies - IV. Interneuron spectral sensitivity and contrast coding Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 112: 199-211. DOI: 10.1007/BF00606539  1
1976 Laughlin SB. The sensitivities of dragonfly photoreceptors and the voltage gain of transduction Journal of Comparative Physiology ■ A. 111: 221-247. DOI: 10.1007/BF00606466  1
1975 Laughlin SB. Receptor and interneuron light-adaptation in the dragonfly visual system. Zeitschrift FüR Naturforschung. Section C: Biosciences. 30: 306-8. PMID 125980 DOI: 10.1515/znc-1975-3-432  1
1975 Snyder AW, Laughlin SB. Dichroism and absorption by photoreceptors J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 100: 101-116. DOI: 10.1007/BF00613963  1
1975 Snyder AW, Laughlin SB. Dichroism and absorption by photoreceptors J.Comp.Physiol.Ser.A. 100: 101-116.  1
1974 Laughlin SB. Neural integration in the first optic neuropile of dragonflies - III. The transfer of angular information Journal of Comparative Physiology. 92: 377-396. DOI: 10.1007/BF00694708  1
1974 Laughlin SB. Neural integration in the first optic neuropile of dragonflies - II. Receptor signal interactions in the lamina Journal of Comparative Physiology. 92: 357-375. DOI: 10.1007/BF00694707  1
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  1
1973 Laughlin SB. Neural integration in the first optic neuropile of dragonflies - I. Signal amplification in dark-adapted second-order neurons Journal of Comparative Physiology. 84: 335-355. DOI: 10.1007/BF00696346  1
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  1
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