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Conference by Adrien Meguerditchian

Published on March 28, 2017

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Kenneth Knoblauch

Position: Director of Research

Company: Inserm u1208

Mailing Address:
18 avenue du Doyen Jean Lépine

69675 - Bron Cedex - France
External Link:
Phone: 00 33 4 72 91 34 77

Cortical architecture, coding and perception - Teams (leader)

Research interest

Perception and sensory coding, color vision, psychophysics, functional cerebral imagery, low vision, development of visual function, modeling of neural processes and networks.

Bonnardel V, Beniwal S, Dubey N, Pande M, Knoblauch K, & Bimler D (2016) Perceptual color spacing derived from maximum likelihood multidimensional scaling Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 33 A30-A36 download
Stoll* F., Wilson* C.R.E., Faraut M.C.M., Vezoli J., Knoblauch K., Procyk E. (2016) The effects of cognitive control and time on beta oscillations. Cerebral Cortex, 26: 1715-1732
Rogers, M., Knoblauch, K. & Franklin A (2016) Maximum likelihood conjoint measurement of lightness and chroma Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 33 A184-A193 download
Raymond P. Najjar; Petteri Teikari; Pierre-Loïc Cornut; Kenneth Knoblauch; Howard M. Cooper; Claude Gronfier (2016) Heterochromatic Flicker Photometry for Objective Lens Density Quantification Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science March 2016, Vol.57, 1063-1071. doi:10.1167/iovs.15-18642
Chad J. Donahue, Stamatios N. Sotiropoulos, Saad Jbabdi, Moises Hernandez-Fernandez, Timothy E. Behrens, Tim B. Dyrby, Timothy Coalson, Henry Kennedy, Kenneth Knoblauch, David C. Van Essen, Matthew F. Glasser. (2016) Using Diffusion Tractography to Predict Cortical Connection Strength and Distance: A Quantitative Comparison with Tracers in the Monkey. The Journal of Neuroscience, June 22, 2016, 36(25):6758–6770 download
Bellot E, Coizet V, Warnking J, Knoblauch K, Moro E, Dojat M (2016) Effects of aging on low luminance contrast processing in humans. NeuroImage 139 (2016) 415–426
Wilson CRE; Vezoli J; Stoll FM; Faraut MCM; Leviel V; Knoblauch K; Procyk E. (2016) Prefrontal Markers and Cognitive Performance Are Dissociated during Progressive Dopamine Lesion PLoS Biol 14(11): e1002576. download
Varnet L, Knoblauch K, Serniclaes W, Meunier F, Hoen M (2015) A psychophysical imaging method evidencing auditory cue extraction during speech perception: a group analysis of auditory classification images PLoS One. 2015 Mar 17;10(3):e0118009
Chaudhuri R, Knoblauch K, Gariel MA, Kennedy H, Wang XJ (2015) A large-scale circuit mechanism for hierarchical dynamical processing in the primate cortex. Neuron 88:419-431
Markov NT, Ercsey-Ravasz MM, Ribeiro Gomes AR, Lamy C, Magrou L, Vezoli J, Misery P, Falchier A, Quilodran R, Gariel MA, Sallet J, Gamanut R, Huissoud C, Clavagnier S, Giroud P, Sappey-Marinier D, Barone P et al (2014) A weighted and directed interareal connectivity matrix for macaque cerebral cortex. Cereb Cortex, 2014, 24(1):17-36 download
Markov NT, Vezoli J, Chameau P, Falchier A, Quilodran R, Huissoud C, Lamy C, Misery P, Giroud P, Ullman S, Barone P, Dehay C, Knoblauch K, Kennedy H. (2014) The anatomy of hierarchy: Feedforward and feedback pathways in macaque visual cortex. J Comp Neurol, 2014, 522(1):225-259 download
Devinck F, Gerardin P, Dojat M, Knoblauch K (2014) Spatial selectivity of the watercolor effect. J Opt Soc Am A 31(4): A1-A6 download
Delaunay D, Cortay V, Patti D, Knoblauch K, Dehay C (2014) Mitotic spindle asymmetry: a Wnt/PCP regulated mechanism generating asymmetrical division in cortical precursors. Cell reports 6:1-15
Gerardin P, Devinck F, Dojat M, Knoblauch K. (2014) Contributions of contour frequency, amplitude and luminance to the watercolor effect estimated by conjoint measurement. J Vis 14(4): 1-15 download
Dubal S, Pelletier J, Lerebours AE, Escande Y, Taffou M, Knoblauch K (2014) A psychophysical exploration of the perception of emotion from abstract art. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 32 , 27–41. download
Devinck F, Gerardin P, Dojat M, Knoblauch K. (2014) Quantifying the watercolor effect: from stimulus properties to neural models. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 8:805 download
Markov N.T., Ercsey-Ravasz M., Lamy C., Ribeiro-Gomes A.R., Magrou L., Misery P., Giroud P. Barone P., Dehay C., Toroczkai Z., Knoblauch, K., Van Essen D.C., Kennedy H. (2013) The role of long-range connections on the specificity of the macaque interareal cortical network. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA, 2013, 110, 5187-5192 download
Kennedy H, Knoblauch K, Toroczkai Z (2013) Why data coherence and quality is critical for understanding interareal cortical network? Neuroimage 80: (37-45) download
Dkhissi-Benyahya O, Coutanson C, Knoblauch K, Lahouaoui H, Leviel V, Rey C, Bennis M, Cooper HM. (2013) The absence of melanopsin alters retinal clock function and dopamine regulation by light. Cell Mol Life Sci. 3435-3447
Ercsey-Ravasz M, Markov NT, Lamy C, Van Essen DC, Knoblauch K, Toroczkai Z, Kennedy H (2013) A Predictive Network Model of Cerebral Cortical Connectivity Based on a Distance Rule. Neuron 80:184-197 download
Markov NT, Ercsey-Ravasz M, Van Essen DC, Knoblauch K, Toroczkai Z, Kennedy H. (2013) Cortical high-density counter-stream architectures. Science 342:1238406 download
Amiez C, Neveu R, Warrot D, Petrides M, Knoblauch K, Procyk E (2013) The location of feedback-related activity in the mid-cingulate cortex is predicted by local morphology. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 2217–2228.
Varnet L, Knoblauch K, Meunier F, Hoen M (2013) Using auditory classification images for the identification of fine acoustic cues used in speech perception Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:865 download
Kennedy H, Knoblauch K, Toroczkai Z (2013) Data coherence and completion actually do count for interareal cortical network. Neuroimage, 2013, 80:37-45
Devinck F, Knoblauch K (2012) A common signal detection model accounts for both perception and discrimination of the watercolor effect. Journal of Vision12(3):1-14 download
Knoblauch K, Maloney LT (2012) Modeling psychophysical data in R Springer, ISBN 978-1-4614-4474-9. download
Charrier C, Knoblauch K, Maloney LT, Bovik AC, Moorthy AK (2012) Optimizing Multi-Scale SSIM for Compression via MLDS IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 21, 4682–4694 download
Teikari P, Najjar R P, Malkki H, Knoblauch K, Dumortier D, Gronfier C, Cooper HM. (2012) An inexpensive Arduino-based LED stimulator system for vision research. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 211, 227–236 download
Teikari P, Najjar RP, Malkki H, Knoblauch K, Dumortier D, Cornut PL, Denis P, Cooper HM, Gronfier C (2012) Refined flicker photometry technique to measure ocular lens density. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 29, 2469–2478 download
Markov NT, Misery P, Falchier A, Lamy C, Vezoli J, Quilodran R, Gariel MA, Giroud P, Ercsey-Ravasz M, Pilaz LJ, Huissoud C, Barone P, Dehay C, Toroczkai Z, Van Essen DC, Kennedy H, Knoblauch K (2011) Weight Consistency Specifies Regularities of Macaque Cortical Networks. Cereb Cortex. 2011, 21:1254-1272 download
Bordier C, Petra J, Dauxerre C, Vital-Durand F, Knoblauch K (2011) Influence of background on image recognition in normal vision and age-related macular degeneration Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 31, 203–215. download
Malania M, Devinck F, Knoblauch K, Delahunt PB, Hardy JL, Werner JS (2011) Senescent changes in photopic spatial summation J of Vision September 22, 2011 11(10) 1-15 download
Markov NT, Ercsey-Ravasz MM, Gariel MA, Dehay C, Knoblauch A, Toroczkai Z, Kennedy H (2011) The tribal networks of the cerebral cortex. In: Cerebral Plasticity (Chalupa LM, Berardi N, Caleo M, Galli-Resta L, Pizzorusso T, eds), p 275-290. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.
Rey G, Knoblauch K, Prévost M, Komano O, Jouvent R, Dubal S (2010) Visual modulation of pleasure in subjects with physical and social anhedonia Psychiatry Res 176(2-3): 155-160 download
Rey G, Knoblauch K, Jouvent R, Collet L, Dubal S (2010) The experience of pleasure before and after hearing rehabilitation. Int J Rehabil Res, 33:158–64
Kennedy H, Vezoli J, Gariel MA, Markov NT, Douglas RJ, Knoblauch K (2009) Strong loops and weak links in the neocortex. Neuroscience Research 65(S1): S166
Knoblauch K, Maloney LT (2008) MLDS : Maximum likelihood difference scaling in R J Stat Soft 25:1-26 download
Knoblauch K, Maloney L (2008) Estimating classification images with generalized linear and additive models J Vis 8 (16): 1-19
Aksoy I, Sakabedoyan C, Bourillot PY, Malashicheva AB, Mancip J, Knoblauch K, Afanassieff M, Savatier P (2007) Self-renewal of murine embryonic stem cells is supported by the serine/threonine kinases pim-1 and pim-3. Stem Cells 25(12):2996-3004 download
Kennedy H, Douglas R, Knoblauch K, Dehay C. (2007) Self-organization and pattern formation in primate cortical networks. Novartis Found Symp 288: 178-94 discussion 195-8, 276-81 download
Knoblauch K, Neitz M, Neitz J (2006) An urn model of the development of L/M cone ratios in human and macaque retinas Visual Neurosci 23:387-394 download
Delord S, Ducato MG, Pins D, Devinck F, Thomas P, Boucart M, Knoblauch K (2006) Psychophysical assessment of magno and parvocellular function in schizophrenia Visual Neurosci 23:645-50 download
Charrier C, Maloney LT, Cherifi H, Knoblauch K (2006) Maximum likelihood difference scaling of image quality in compression degraded images J Optic Soc Am A 24:3418-26 download
Yssaad-Fesselier R, Knoblauch K (2006) Modeling psychometric functions in R Behav Res Methods 38:28-41 download
Dojat M, Piettre L, Delon-Martin C, Pachot-Chouard M, Segebarth C, Knoblauch K (2006) Global Integration of local color differences in transparency perception: an fMRI study. Vis Neurosci 23(3-4):357-64 download
Gerardin P, Roud P, Süsstrunk S, Knoblauch K. (2006) Effects of motion and configural complexity on color transparency perception. Vis Neurosci. 23(3-4):591-6 download
Thomas JP, Knoblauch K (2005) Frequency and phase contributions to the detection of temporal luminance modulation. J Opt Soc Am 22:2257-61 download
Kennedy H, Knoblauch K (2005) Imagery, art and biological aspects of visual consciousness Word & Image 21 (2): 124-35 download
Obein G, Knoblauch K, Vienot F (2004) Difference scaling of gloss : Non-linearity, binocularity and constancy. J Vision 4:711-720 download
Bouet R, Knoblauch K (2004) Perceptual classification of chromatic modulation. Vis Neurosci 21:283-9 download
Vezoli J, Falchier A, Jouve B, Knoblauch K, Young M, Kennedy H (2004) Quantitative analysis of connectivity in the visual cortex: extracting function from structure. Neuroscientist, 2004, 10:476-82 download
Monaci G, Menegaz G, Süsstrunk S, Knoblauch K. (2004) Chromatic contrast detection in spatial chromatic noise. Vis Neurosci. 21(3):291-4 download
Knoblauch K, Dojat M. (2003) Transparence, constance et apparence des couleurs Pour La Science 39:16-19 download
Batardière A, Barone P, Knoblauch K, Giroud P, Berland M, Dumas AM, Kennedy H (2002) Early Specification of the Hierarchical Organization of Virsual Cortical Areas in the Macaque Monkey Cereb Cortex 12:453-465 download
Knoblauch K, Vital-Durand F, Barbur JL (2001) Variation of chromatic sensitivity across the life span. Vision Res, 41:23-36 download
Knoblauch K, Shevell SK (2001) Relating cone signals to color appearance : Failure of monotonicity in yellow / blue. Vis Neurosci 18:901-6 download
Knoblauch K, D'Zmura M. (2001) Reply to letter to editor by M.J. Sankeralli and K.T. Mullen published in Vision Research, 41, 53-55: Lights and neural responses do not depend on choice of color space. Vision Res. 41(13):1683-4 download
Knoblauch K, Mazoyer V, Koenig F, Vital-Durand F. (2001) Facilitated visual search at low color contrast COLOR research and application Vol 26 S157-S160 download
Barone P, Batardière A, Knoblauch K, Kennedy H (2000) Laminar distribution of neurons in extrastriate areas projecting to V1 and V4 correlates with the hierarchical rank and indicates the operation of a distance rule. J Neurosci, 2000, 20(9):3263-3281 download
Bieber ML, Knoblauch K, Werner JS (1998) M- and L- cones in early infancy: II. Action spectra at 8 weeks of age. Vision Res 38:1765-73 download
Bieber ML, Werner JS, Knoblauch K, Neitz J, Neitz M. (1998) M- and L-cones in early infancy: III. Comparison of genotypic and phenotypic markers of color vision in infants and adults. Vision Res. 38(21):3293-7 download
D'Zmura M, Knoblauch K, Henaff MA, Michel F. (1998) Dependence of color on context in a case of cortical color vision deficiency. Vision Res. 38(21):3455-9 download
D'Zmura M, Knoblauch K. (1998) Spectral bandwidths for the detection of color. Vision Res. 38(20):3117-28 download
Knoblauch K, Bieber ML, Werner JS. (1998) M- and L-cones in early infancy: I. VEP responses to receptor-isolating stimuli at 4- and 8-weeks of age. Vision Res. 38(12):1753-64 download
Bieber, M. L.; Knoblauch, K.; Werner, J. S. (1997) Detecting Colour vision deficiency in 4- and 8-week-old human infants Colour Vision Deficiencies XIII p277-282 download
D'Zmura M, Colantoni P, Knoblauch K, Laget B. (1997) Color transparency Perception. 26(4):471-92 download
Higgins KE, Arditi A, Knoblauch K. (1996) Detection and identification of mirror-image letter pairs in central and peripheral vision. Vision Res. 36(2):331-7 download
Knoblauch K, Maloney LT. (1996) Testing the indeterminacy of linear color mechanisms from color discrimination data. Vision Res. 36(2):295-306 download
Knoblauch K, McMahon MJ. (1995) Discrimination of binocular color mixtures in dichromacy: evaluation of the Maxwell-Cornsweet conjecture. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 12(10):2219-29 download
Knoblauch K (1995) Dual bases in dichromatic color space Chap Colour vision deficiencies, p165-76 download
Knoblauch K. (1993) Theory of wavelength discrimination in tritanopia. J Opt Soc Am A.10(2):378-81 download
Knoblauch K, Arditi A, Szlyk J. (1991) Effects of chromatic and luminance contrast on reading. J Opt Soc Am A. 8(2):428-39 download
Arditi A, Knoblauch K, Grunwald I (1990) Reading with fixed and variable character pitch Optical Society of America Vol. 7, 10 download
Higgins, K E.; Knoblauch, K.; Thall, E.; Coletta, N. J.; Ferris, F. L.; de Monasterio, F. M. (1987) Clinical measurement of saturation discrimination Applied Optics 26(8): 1463-67
Knoblauch K. (1987) On quantifying the bipolarity and axis of the Farnsworth-Munsell 100-Hue test. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 28(4):707-10 download
Knoblauch K, Saunders F, Kusuda M, Hynes R, Podgor M, Higgins K E, de Monasterio F M (1987) Age and illuminance effects in the Farnsworth-Munsell 100-hue test Applied Optics 26(8): 1441-1448 download
Petry HM, Knoblauch K, Moore RK, Riggs LA. (1987) A retinal smear technique for varying grating contrast. Vision Res. 27(4):681-3
Knoblauch, K. (1986) TVR: A BASIC implementation of Stiles's analysis of the two-color increment-threshold paradigm Behav Res Meth Inst Comput 18(4):393-394
Knoblauch K, Sirovich L, Wooten BR. (1985) Linearity of hue cancellation in sex-linked dichromacy. J Opt Soc Am A. 2(2):136-46 download
Higgins KE, Moskowitz-Cook A, Knoblauch K. (1978) Color vision testing: an alternative 'source' of Illuminant C. Mod Probl Ophthalmol.19:113-21
Higgins KE, Knoblauch K. (1977) Spatial Broca-Sulzer effect at brief stimulus durations. Vision Res. 17(2):332-4
Higgins KE, Knoblauch K. (1977) Validity of Pinckers' 100-Hue version of the Panel D-15. Am J Optom Physiol Opt. 54(3):165-70