Peer-reviewed journal articles (black)  ---  book chapters, commentaries & other (gray)

 

 

 

 

2018:

Kutter E.F., Bostroem J., Elger C.E., Mormann F., Nieder A.: (2018)

Single neurons in the human brain encode numbers.

Neuron (Epub online) [PDF].

 

 

Jacob, S.N., Hähnke, D., Nieder, A. (2018)

Structuring of abstract working memory content by fronto-parietal synchrony in primate cortex.

Neuron 99: 588–597. [PDF].

 

 

Ditz, H.M., Kupferman, J.K., Nieder A. (2018, in press)

Neurons in the hippocampus of crows lack responses to non-spatial abstract categories.

Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience Jul 18;12:33. [PDF].

 

 

Nieder A. (2018)

Primate social communication goes interactive.

Neuron 99: 250-253. [PDF].

Preview on: Shepherd, S. V., and Freiwald, W. A. (2018) Functional Networks for Social Communication in the Macaque Monkey. Neuron,  99: 413-420.

 

 

Nieder A. (2018)

Ein Sinn für das Nichts (in German)

Gehirn & Geist 8: 54-60. [PDF].

 

 

Nieder A. (2018)

Honey bees zero in on the empty set.

Science 360: 1069-1070. [PDF].

Perspective on:Howard et al. (2018) Numerical ordering of zero in honey bees. Science 360, 1124-1126.

 

 

Wagener L., Loconsole M., Ditz H.M., Nieder A. (2018)

Neurons in the endbrain of numerically-naïve crows spontaneously encode visual numerosity.

Current Biology 28, 1090–1094 [PDF]

 

 

Ott, T., Westendorff, S., Nieder A. (2018)

Dopamine receptors influence internally generated oscillations during rule processing in primate prefrontal cortex.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 30: 770-784. [PDF]

 

 

Hartmann K., Veit L., Nieder A. (2018)

Neurons in the crow nidopallium caudolaterale encode varying durations of visual working memory periods.

Experimental Brain Research 236: 215-226.. [PDF]

 

2017:

Nieder A., (2017) (REVIEW)

Evolution of cognitive and neural solutions enabling numerosity judgements: lessons from primates and corvids.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London - B 373: 20160514.. [PDF].

 

 

Hannagan, T., Nieder A., Viswanathan P., Dehaene, S. (2017)

A random-matrix theory of the number sense..

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London - B 373: 20170253. [PDF].

 

 

Gavrilov N., Hage S.R., Nieder A. (2017)

Functional specialization of the primate frontal lobe during cognitive control of vocalizations.

Cell Reports 21, 2393–2406 [PDF].

 

 

Seillier L, Lorenz C, Kawaguchi K, Ott T, Nieder A, Pourriahi P, Nienborg H (2017)

Serotonin decreases the gain of visual responses in awake macaque V1.

Journal of Neuroscience 37:11390-11405. [PDF].

 

 

Viswanathan P., Nieder A (2017)

Comparison of visual receptive fields in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (dlPFC) and ventral intraparietal area (VIP) in macaques.

European Journal of Neuroscience 46: 2702–2712. [PDF].

 

 

Brecht KF, Wagener L, Ostojić L, Clayton NS, Nieder A. (2017)

Comparing the face inversion effect in crows and humans.

Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 203:1017–1027 [PDF].

 

 

Ott, T., Nieder A. (2017)

Dopamine D2 receptors enhance population dynamics in primate prefrontal working memory circuits.

Cerebral Cortex. 27: 4423-4435.[PDF].

 

 

Viswanathan P., Nieder A (2017)

Visual receptive field heterogeneity and functional connectivity of adjacent neurons in primate fronto-parietal association cortices.

Journal of Neuroscience 37: 8919-8928. [PDF].

 

 

Nieder A. (2017)

Number faculty is rooted in our biological heritage.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences 21: 403. [PDF].

Commentary on: Núñez, R. (2017) Is there really an evolved capacity for number? Trends Cogn. Sci. 21, 409–424.

 

 

Veit L., Pidpruzhnykova G., Nieder A. (in press)

Learning recruits neurons representing previously established associations in the corvid endbrain.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 29: 1712-1724. [PDF].

 

 

Nieder A. (2017) (MINI REVIEW)

Magnitude codes for cross-modal working memory in the primate frontal association cortex.

Frontiers in Neuroscience 11:202. (doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00202) [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2017) (REVIEW)

Inside the corvid brain – probing the physiology of cognition in crows.

Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 16:8–14. [PDF]

 

 

Veit L., Hartmann K., Nieder A. (2017)

Spatially-tuned neurons in corvid nidopallium caudolaterale signal target position during visual search. 

Cerebral Cortex 27:1103-1112. [PDF].

 

 

Moll F.W., Nieder A. (2017)

Modality-invariant audio-visual association coding in crow endbrain neurons.

Neurobiology of Learning & Memory 137:65-76. [PDF]

 

 

Wagener L., Nieder A. (2017)

Encoding of global visual motion in the Nidopallium caudolaterale of behaving crows.

European Journal of Neuroscience 45: 267–277. [PDF]

 

2016:

Hage S.R, Nieder A. [2016] (REVIEW)

Dual neural network model for the evolution of speech and language.

Trends in Neurosciences 39: 813-829. [PDF]

 

 

Ditz H.M., Nieder A. (2016)

Sensory and working memory representations of small and large numerosities in the crow endbrain:

Journal of Neuroscience [PDF].

 

 

Jacob S.N., Stalter W.-M., Nieder A. (2016)

Cell-type specific modulation of targets and distractors by dopamine D1 receptors in primate prefrontal cortex.

Nature Communications 7:13218. [PDF].

 

 

Nieder A. (2016) (REVIEW)

Representing something out of nothing: The dawning of zero.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences 20: 830-842 [PDF].

 

 

Nieder A. (2016) (REVIEW)

The neuronal code for number.

Nature Reviews Neuroscience 17: 366-82.[PDF].

 

 

Hage S.R., Gavrilov N., Nieder A. (2016)

Developmental changes of cognitive vocal control in monkeys.

Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 1744-1749. [PDF].

 

 

Ramirez-Cardenas A., Moskaleva, M., Nieder, A. (2016)

Neuronal representation of numerosity zero in the primate parieto-frontal number network.

Current Biology 26: 1285–1294 [PDF].

   -- accompanying Dispatch by Ben M. Harvey. [PDF]

 

 

Ditz H.M., Nieder A. (2016)

Numerosity representations in crows obey the Weber-Fechner Law.

Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20160083. [PDF].

 

 

Eiselt A.-K., Nieder A. (2016)

Single-cell coding of sensory, spatial and numerical magnitudes in primate prefrontal, premotor and cingulate motor cortices.

Experimental Brain Research 234: 241-54. [PDF].

 

2015:

Veit L., Pidpruzhnykova G., Nieder A. (2015)

Associative learning rapidly establishes neuronal representations of upcoming behavioral choices in crows.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112: 15208–15213. [PDF].

 

 

Moll F.W., Nieder A. (2015)

Cross-modal associative mnemonic signals in crow endbrain neurons.

Current Biology 25: 2196-2201. [PDF].

 

 

Ditz H.M., Nieder A. (2015)

Neurons selective to the number of visual items in the corvid songbird endbrain.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112: 7827-7832. [PDF].

 

 

Hage S.R., Nieder A (2015)

Audio-vocal interaction in single neurons of the monkey ventrolateral prefrontal cortex.

Journal of Neuroscience 35:7030-7040. [PDF].

 

 

Viswanathan P., Nieder A (2015)

Differential impact of behavioral relevance on quantity coding in primate frontal and parietal neurons.

Current Biology 25: 1259–1269. [PDF].

 

2014:

Ott T., Jacob S.N., Nieder A (2014)

Dopamine receptors differentially enhance rule coding in primate prefrontal cortex neurons.

Neuron 84, 1317–1328. [PDF].

 

 

Moll F.W., Nieder A. (2014)

The long and the short of it: Rule-based relative length discrimination in carrion crows, Corvus corone.

Behavioural Processes 107: 142–149. [PDF]

 

 

Jacob S.N., Nieder A (2014)

Complementary roles for primate frontal and parietal cortex in guarding working memory from distractor stimuli.

Neuron 83: 226–237. [PDF]

 

 

Veit L., Hartmann K., Nieder A. (2014)

Neuronal correlates of visual working memory in the corvid endbrain. 

Journal of Neuroscience 34:7778 –7786. [PDF]

 

 

Eiselt A.-K., Nieder A. (2014)

Rule-activity related to spatial and numerical magnitudes: Comparison of prefrontal, premotor and cingulate motor cortices.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 26:1000-1012. [PDF]

 

 

Moskaleva M., Nieder A. (2014)

Stable numerosity representations irrespective of magnitude context in macaque prefrontal cortex.

European Journal of Neuroscience 39: 866–874. [PDF]

 

 

Hage S.R., Ott T., Eiselt A.-K., Jacob S.N., Nieder A. (2014)

Ethograms indicate stable well-being during prolonged training phases in rhesus monkeys used in neurophysiological research.

Laboratory Animals 48: 82-7. [PDF]

 

2013:

Veit L., Nieder A. (2013)

Abstract rule neurons in the endbrain support intelligent behavior in corvid songbirds.

Nature Communications 4:2878, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3878 [PDF]

 

 

Jacob* S.N., Ott* T., Nieder A. (2013)

Dopamine regulates two classes of primate prefrontal neurons that represent sensory signals. 

Journal of Neuroscience 33: 13724-34. (*shared first authorship) [PDF]

 

 

Hage S.R., Nieder A. (2013)

Single neurons in monkey prefrontal cortex encode volitional initiation of vocalizations.

Nature Communications 4:2409, doi: 10.1038/ncomms3409 [PDF]

 

 

Viswanathan P., Nieder A. (2013)

Neuronal correlates of a visual 'sense of number' in primate parietal and prefrontal cortices.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 110: 11187–11192. [PDF]

 

 

Hage S.R., Gavrilov N., Nieder A. (2013)

Cognitive control of distinct vocalizations in rhesus monkeys.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 25:1692-701. [PDF]

 

 

Merten K., Nieder A. (2013)

Comparison of abstract decision encoding in the monkey prefrontal cortex, the presupplementary and cingulate motor areas.

Journal of Neurophysiology 110: 19–32. [PDF]

 

 

Eiselt A.-K., Nieder A. (2013)

Representation of abstract quantitative rules applied to spatial and numerical magnitudes in primate prefrontal cortex.

Journal of Neuroscience 33:7526 –7534. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2013) (REVIEW)

Coding of abstract quantity by 'number neurons' of the primate brain.

Journal of Comparative Physiology A 199: 1-16.  [PDF]

 

2012:

Nieder A. (2012)

Supramodal numerosity selectivity of neurons in primate prefrontal and posterior parietal cortices.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109: 11860-5 [PDF]

 

 

Vallentin D., Bongard S, Nieder A. (2012)

Numerical rule coding in the prefrontal, premotor and posterior parietal cortices of macaques.

Journal of Neuroscience 32: 6621– 6630 [PDF]

 

 

Merten K., Nieder A. (2012)

Active encoding of decisions about stimulus absence in primate prefrontal cortex neurons.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109: 6289-6294 [PDF]

 

 

Jacob S.N., Vallentin D., Nieder A. (2012) (REVIEW)

Relating magnitudes: the brain's code for proportions.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences 16: 157-166. [PDF]

 

 

Vallentin D., Jacob S.N., Nieder A. (2012)

Neurobiologische Grundlagen der Verarbeitung von Anzahlen und Proportionen im Primatengehirn (in German)

Neuroforum 2/12:196-203. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2012)

Der Tierphilosophie anthropomorphe Kleider: Wie stammesgeschichtliche Kontinuität mit kognitiver Gleichheit verwechselt wird. Erwägen-Wissen-Ethik 23/2012, Heft 1 [PDF].

Commentary on: Wild, M. (2012) Tierphilosopie. Erwägen-Wissen-Ethik 23/2012 Heft 1

 

 

Nieder A. (2012)

Neurobiologische Grundlagen der Zahlenverarbeitung.

In: H.-O. Karnath & P. Thier (Eds.) Kognitive Neurowissenschaften. 3. Auf. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

 

 

Nieder A. (2012) Commentary [PDF] on:

Coolidge, F.L. & Overmann, K.A. (2012) Numerosity, Abstraction, and the Emergence of Symbolic Thinking. Current Anthropology 53: 204-225. [PDF]

 

2011:

Hoffmann* A., Rüttler* V., Nieder A. (2011)

Ontogeny of object permanence and object tracking in the Carrion crow (Corvus corone).

Animal Behaviour 82: 359-367.  (*shared first authorship) [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2011)

Neurone mit Kalkül (in German)

Gehirn & Geist 11:58-62. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2011)

The neural code for number.

In: S. Dehaene & E. Brannon (eds.): Time, Space and Number in the Brain. Elsevier. p 103-118.

 

2010:

Tudusciuc O., Nieder A. (2010)

Comparison of length judgments and the Müller-Lyer illusion in monkeys and humans.

Experimental Brain Research 207: 221-31. [PDF]

 

 

Vallentin D., Nieder A. (2010)

Representations of visual proportions in the primate posterior parietal and prefrontal cortices.

European Journal of Neuroscience 32: 1380-1387. [PDF]

 

 

Bongard S., Nieder A. (2010)

Basic mathematical rules are encoded by primate prefrontal cortex neurons.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 107: 2277-2282. [PDF]

 

 

Diester I., Nieder A. (2010)

Numerical values leave a semantic imprint on associated signs in monkeys.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 22: 174–183. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2010)

Neural bases of numerical cognition.

In: M.L. Platt & A.A. Ghazanfar (eds.): Primate Neuroethology. Oxford University Press.

 

2009:

Jacob S.N., Nieder A. (2009)

Tuning to non-symbolic proportions in the human frontoparietal cortex.

European Journal of Neuroscience 30:1432-42 [PDF]

 

 

Tudusciuc O., Nieder A. (2009)

Contributions of primate prefrontal and posterior parietal cortices to length and numerosity representation.

Journal of Neurophysiology 101: 2984-94  [PDF]

 

 

Jacob S.N., Nieder A. (2009)

Notation-independent representation of fractions in the human parietal cortex.

Journal of Neuroscience 29: 4652– 4657 [PDF]

 

 

Nieder, A., Dehaene, S. (2009) (REVIEW)

Representation of number in the brain.

Annual Review in Neuroscience 32:185-208. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder, A. (2009) (REVIEW)

Prefrontal cortex and the evolution of symbolic reference.

Current Opinion in Neurobiology 19: 99-108. [PDF]

 

 

Merten K., Nieder A. (2009)

Compressed scaling of abstract numerosity representations in adult humans and monkeys.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 21: 333-346. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2009)

Intelligence: Numerical intelligence, Neural substrates of.

In: L. Squire, T. Albright, F. Bloom, F. Gage and N. Spitzer (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier.

 

 

Nieder A. (2009)

Cognitive elements in animal behavior.

In: M.D. Binder, N. Hirokawa & U. Windhorst (Eds.), Encyclopedic Reference of Neuroscience. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany.

 

2008:

Vallentin D., Nieder A. (2008)

Behavioural and prefrontal representation of spatial proportions in the monkey.

Current Biology 18: 1420-1425 [PDF]

 

 

Diester I., Nieder A. (2008)

Complementary contributions of prefrontal neuron classes in abstract numerical categorization.

Journal of Neuroscience 28: 7737-7747 [PDF]

 

 

Jacob, S.N., Nieder, A. (2008)

The ABCs of cardinal and ordinal number representations.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences 12:41-43.[PDF]

 

2007:

Diester I., Nieder A. (2007)

Semantic associations between signs and numerical categories in the prefrontal cortex.

PloS Biology 5: 2684-2695. [PDF]

 

 

Tudusciuc O., Nieder A. (2007)

Neuronal population coding of continuous and discrete quantity in the primate posterior parietal cortex.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 104: 14513-14518. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Merten K. (2007)

A labeled-line code for small and large numerosities in the monkey prefrontal cortex.

Journal of Neuroscience 27: 5986-5993 [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2007)

Von der Anzahl zur Zahl - Neurobiologische Vorläufersysteme für den Zahlengebrauch.

In: C. Cederbaum & P. v. Homeyer (Eds.) Ein Moment für Mensch und Mathematik. Freiburger Verlag, Freiburg i. Breisgau.

 

2006:

Nieder A., Diester I., Tudusciuc O. (2006)

Temporal and spatial enumeration processes in the primate parietal cortex.

Science 313: 1431-1435. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2006)

Neurobiologische Grundlagen der Zahlenverarbeitung.

In: H.-O. Karnath & P. Thier (Eds.) Neuropsychologie. 2. Auf. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

 

2005:

Nieder, A. (2005) (REVIEW)

Counting on neurons: The neurobiology of numerical competence.

Nature Reviews Neuroscience 6:177-190. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Miller E.K. (2005)

Neural correlates of numerical cognition in the neocortex of non-human primates. In: S. Dehaene, J.R. Duhamel, M. Hauser & G. Rizzolatti (Eds.) From monkey brain to human brain. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

 

 

Nieder, A. (2005)

Techniken der Enttarnung. (in German)

Gehirn & Geist 4:16-19. [PDF]

 

2004:

Nieder A., Miller E.K. (2004)

A parieto-frontal network for visual numerical information in the monkey.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 101: 7457-7462. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Miller E.K. (2004)

Analog numerical representations in Rhesus monkeys: Evidence for parallel processing.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16: 889-901.[PDF]

 

 

Nieder, A. (2004) (REVIEW)

The number domain- can we count on parietal cortex?

Neuron 44:407-409. [PDF]

 

2003:

Nieder A., Miller E.K. (2003)

Coding of cognitive magnitude: Compressed scaling of numerical information in the primate prefrontal cortex.

Neuron 37: 149-157. [PDF]

   -- accompanying Preview  by L. Pessoa & R. Desimone. [PDF]

   -- commented by S. Dehaene in Trends in Cognitive Sciences [PDF]

 

 

Miller E.K., Nieder A., Freedman D.J., Wallis J. (2003) (REVIEW)

Neural correlates of categories and concepts.

Current Opinion in Neurobiology 13:198-203. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2003) (REVIEW)

Stereoscopic vision: Solving the corresponcence problem.

Current Biology 13: R394-6 [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2003) (REVIEW)

Interrelation of kinetic and stereoscopic depth: behavior and physiology in vertebrates.

Behaviroural Processes 64: 13-16. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2003)

Illusions animales. (in French).

Pour La Science Avril/Juin: 48-49. [PDF]

 

2002:

Nieder A., Freedman D.J., Miller E.K. (2002)

Representation of the quantity of visual items in the primate prefrontal cortex.

Science 297: 1708-1711. [PDF]

   --accompanying Science's Compass article by S.Dehaene. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2002) (REVIEW)

Seeing more than meets the eye: Processing of illusory contours in animals.

Journal of Comparative Physiology A 188: 249-260. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2002)

Die Wahrnehmung von Scheinkonturen - Wie sich das Gehirn Illusionen macht. (in German)

Neuroforum 3/02: 210-217. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A. (2002)

Die Wahrnehmung von Scheinkonturen - Wie sich das Gehirn Illusionen macht. (in German)

Neuroforum 3/02: 210-217. [PDF]

 

2001:

Nieder A., Wagner H. (2001)

Hierarchical processing of horizontal-disparity information in the visual forebrain of behaving owls.

Journal of Neuroscience 21: 4514-4522. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Wagner H. (2001)

Encoding of both vertical and horizontal disparity in random-dot stereograms by wulst neurons of awake barn owls.

Visual Neuroscience 18: 541-547. [PDF]

 

 

Klump G.M., Nieder A. (2001)

Release from masking in fluctuating background noise is represented in a songbird's auditory forebrain.

Neuroreport 12: 1825-1829. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Klump G.M. (2001)

Signal detection in amplitude-modulated maskers: II. Processing in the songbird's auditory forebrain.

European Journal of Neuroscience 13: 1033-1044 [PDF]

   --accompanying behavioral study by U. Langemann & G. M. Klump. [PDF]

 

2000:

Nieder A. (2000)

Miniature stereo radio transmitter for simultaneous recording of multiple single-neuron signals from behaving owls.

Journal of Neuroscience Methods 101: 157-164. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Wagner H. (2000)

Horizontal-disparity tuning of neurons in the visual forebrain of the behaving barn owl.

Journal of Neurophysiology 83: 2967-2979. [PDF]

 

1999:

Nieder A., Wagner H. (1999)

Perception and neuronal coding of subjective contours in the owl.

Nature Neuroscience 2: 660-663. [PDF]

--accompanying News & Views article by I.Ohzawa. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Klump G.M. (1999)

Time course of simultaneous masking in the starling`s auditory forebrain.

Experimental Brain Research 124: 311-320. [PDF]

 

 

Nieder A., Klump G.M. (1999)

Adjustable frequency selectivity of auditory forebrain neurons recorded in a freely moving songbird via radiotelemetry.

Hearing Research 127:41-54. [PDF]