Saal, H.P., Delhaye, B.P., Rayhaun, B.C., & Bensmaia, S.J. (in press). TouchSim: Simulating tactile signals from the whole hand with millisecond precision, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Makin, T.R. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). Stability of sensory topographies in adult cortex, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21, 195-204 (PubMed)

Flesher, S.N., Collinger, J.L., Foldes, S.T., Weiss, J.M., Downey, J.E., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Bensmaia, S.J., Schwartz, A.B., Boninger, M.L., & Gaunt, R.A. (2016). Intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex, Science Translational Medicine, 8, 361ra141 (PubMed)

Graczyk, E.L., Schiefer, M.A., Saal, H.P., Delhaye, B.P., Bensmaia, S.J., & Tyler, D.J. (2016). The neural basis of perceived intensity in natural and artificial touch, Science Translational Medicine, 8, 362ra142 (PubMed)

Saal, H.P., Harvey, M.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Rate and timing of cortical responses driven by separate sensory channels, eLife (PubMed)

Kim, S., Callier, T., Tabot, G.A., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Behavioral assessment of sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation of primate somatosensory cortex, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 15202-15207 (PubMed)

Pack, C.C. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Seeing and feeling motion: canonical computations in vision and touch, Public Library of Science Biology, 13, e1002271 (PubMed)

Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). Touch is a team effort: Interplay of submodalities in cutaneous sensibility, Trends in Neuroscience, 37: 689-697 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Miller, L.E. (2014). Restoring sensorimotor function through intracortical interfaces: progress and looming challenges, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 15: 313-325 (PubMed)

Tabot, G.A., Dammann III, J.F., Berg, J.A., Tenore, F.V., Boback, J.L., Vogelstein, R.J., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Restoring the sense of touch with a prosthetic hand through a brain interface, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110: 18279-84 (PubMed)

Weber, A.I., Saal, H.P., Lieber, J.D., Cheng, J.-W., Manfredi, L.R., Dammann III, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Spatial and temporal codes mediate the tactile perception of natural textures, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110: 17107-12 (PubMed)

Harvey, M.A., Saal, H.P., Dammann, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Multiplexing stimulus information through rate and temporal codes in primate somatosensory cortex, Public Library of Science Biology, 11, e1001558 (PubMed)

Pei Y.C., Hsiao S.S., Craig J.C. & Bensmaia S.J. (2011). Neural mechanisms of tactile motion integration in somatosensory cortex. Neuron, 69: 536-547 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C., Hsiao, S.S., Craig, J.C. & Bensmaia, S.J (2010). Shape invariant coding of motion direction in somatosensory cortex, Public Library of Science Biology, 8, e1000305 (PubMed)

Yau J.M., Olenczak J.B., Dammann, J.F. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Temporal frequency channels linked across audition and touch, Current Biology, 19: 561-566 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C., Hsiao S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2008). The tactile integration of local motion cues is analogous to its visual counterpart, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105: 8130-8135 (PubMed)

Saal, H.P., Delhaye, B.P., Rayhaun, B.C., & Bensmaia, S.J. (in press). TouchSim: Simulating tactile signals from the whole hand with millisecond precision, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Goodman, J.M. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). A variation code accounts for the perceived roughness of coarsely textured surfaces, Scientific Reports, 7, 46699.

Makin, T.R. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). Stability of sensory topographies in adult cortex, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21, 195-204 (PubMed)

Delhaye, B.P., Saal, H.P., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Key considerations in designing a somatosensory neuroprosthesis, Journal of Physiology – Paris (PubMed)

Kim, S.S., Callier, T., and Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). A computational model that predicts behavioral sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation, Journal of Neural Engineering (PubMed)

Flesher, S.N., Collinger, J.L., Foldes, S.T., Weiss, J.M., Downey, J.E., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Bensmaia, S.J., Schwartz, A.B., Boninger, M.L., & Gaunt, R.A. (2016). Intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex, Science Translational Medicine, 8, 361ra141 (PubMed)

Graczyk, E.L., Schiefer, M.A., Saal, H.P., Delhaye, B.P., Bensmaia, S.J., & Tyler, D.J. (2016). The neural basis of perceived intensity in natural and artificial touch, Science Translational Medicine, 8, 362ra142 (PubMed)

Suresh, A.K., Saal, H.P., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Edge orientation signals in tactile afferents of macaques, Journal of Neurophysiology, 116, 2647-2655 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Goodman, J.M. (in press). Touch, in John Wixted (ed) The Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.

Saal, H.P., Wang, X., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Importance of spike timing in touch: an analogy with hearing? Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 40, 142-149 (PubMed).

Delhaye, B.P., Schluter, E.W., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Robo-Psychophysics: extracting behaviorally relevant features from the output of sensors on a prosthetic finger, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 9, 499-507 (PubMed)

Saal, H.P., Harvey, M.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Rate and timing of cortical responses driven by separate sensory channels, eLife (PubMed).

Yau, J.M., Kim, S.S., Thakur, P.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Feeling form: the neural basis of haptic shape perception, Journal of Neurophysiology (PubMed).

Callier, T., Saal, H.P., Tabot, G.A., Kim, S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Feeling through a bionic hand, Journal of the Homeland Defense and Intelligence Analysis Center, 1, 19-22 (HDIAC)

Cho, Y., Craig, J.C., Hsiao, S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Vision is superior to touch in shape perception even with equivalent peripheral input, Journal of Neurophysiology, 115, 91-99 (PubMed)

Kim, S., Callier, T., Tabot, G.A., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Behavioral assessment of sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation of primate somatosensory cortex, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 15202-15207 (PubMed)

Pack, C.C. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Seeing and feeling motion: canonical computations in vision and touch, Public Library of Science Biology, 13, e1002271 (PubMed)

Rajan, A.T., Boback, J.L., Dammann, J.F., Tenore, F.V., Wester, B.A., Otto, K.J., Gaunt, R.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). The effects of chronic intracortical microstimulation on neural tissue and fine motor behavior, Journal of Neural Engineering, 12, 066018 (PubMed)

Callier, T., Schluter, E.W., Tabot, G.A., Miller, L.E., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Long-term stability of sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation of somatosensory cortex, Journal of Neural Engineering (PubMed)

Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Biomimetic approaches to bionic touch through a peripheral nerve interface, Neuropsychologia, 79, 344-353 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Biological and bionic hands: natural neural coding and artificial perception, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 370: 20140209 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & DiCarlo, J.J. (2015). Steven Hsiao: In Memoriam, Neuron, 85, 458-461 (PubMed)

Callier, T., Saal, H.P., Davis-Berg, E.C., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Kinematics of unconstrained tactile texture exploration, Journal of Neurophysiology, 113, 3103-3020 (PubMed)

Kim, S., Callier, T., Tabot, G.A., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Sensitivity to microstimulation of somatosensory cortex distributed over multiple electrodes, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 9, 47 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). The neural basis of tactile motion perception, Journal of Neurophysiology, 112: 3023-3032 (PubMed)

Tabot, G.A., Kim, S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Restoring tactile and proprioceptive sensation through a brain interface, Neurobiology of Disease (PubMed)

Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). Touch is a team effort: Interplay of submodalities in cutaneous sensibility, Trends in Neuroscience, 37: 689-697 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Miller, L.E. (2014). Restoring sensorimotor function through intracortical interfaces: progress and looming challenges, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 15: 313-325 (PubMed)

Manfredi, L.R., Saal, H.P., Brown, K.J., Zielinski, M.C., Dammann, J.F., Polashock, V.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). Natural scenes in tactile texture, Journal of Neurophysiology, 111: 1792-1802 (PubMed)

Chen, K.H., Dammann, J.F., Boback, J.L., Tenore, F.V., Otto, K.J., Gaunt, R.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). The effect of chronic intracortical microstimulation on the electrode-tissue interface, Journal of Neural Engineering, 11 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C., Lee, T.C., Chang, T.Y., Ruffatto, D., Spenko, M., Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). A multi-digit tactile motion stimulator, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 226: 80-87 (PubMed)

Zaidi, Q., Victor, J., McDermott, J., Geffen, M., Bensmaia, S., & Cleland, T. (2013) Perceptual Spaces: Mathematical structures to neural mechanisms, Journal of Neuroscience, 33: 17597-602 (PubMed)

Tabot, G.A., Dammann III, J.F., Berg, J.A., Tenore, F.V., Boback, J.L., Vogelstein, R.J., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Restoring the sense of touch with a prosthetic hand through a brain interface, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110: 18279-84 (PubMed)

Weber, A.I., Saal, H.P., Lieber, J.D., Cheng, J.-W., Manfredi, L.R., Dammann III, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Spatial and temporal codes mediate the tactile perception of natural textures, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110: 17107-12 (PubMed)

Harvey, M.A., Saal, H.P., Dammann, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Multiplexing stimulus information through rate and temporal codes in primate somatosensory cortex, Public Library of Science Biology, 11, e1001558 (PubMed)

Berg, J.A., Dammann, J.F., Tenore, F.V., Tabot, G.A., Boback, J.L., Manfredi, L.R., Peterson, M.L., Katyal, K.D., Johannes, M.S., Makhlin, A., Wilcox, R., Franklin, R.K., Vogelstein, R.J., Hatsopoulos, N.G., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Behavioral demonstration of a somatosensory prosthesis. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 21: 500-507 (PubMed)

Cheng, J., Weber, A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Comparing the effects of isoflurane and pentobarbital on the responses of cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents, BMC Anesthesiology, 13, 10 (PubMed)

Dong Y., Mihalas S., Kim S.S., Yoshioka T., Bensmaia S.J. & Niebur E. (2013). A simple model of mechanotransduction in primate glabrous skin. Journal of Neurophysiology, 109: 1350-1359 (PubMed)

Mackevicius, E.L., Best, M.D., Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2012). Millisecond precision spike timing shapes tactile perception. Journal of Neuroscience, 32: 15309-17 (PubMed)

Manfredi L.R., Baker A.T., Elias D.O., Dammann J.F. 3rd, Zielinski M.C., Polashock V.S. & Bensmaia S.J. (2012). The effect of surface wave propagation on neural responses to vibration in primate glabrous skin. PLoS ONE, 7, e31203 (PubMed)

Kim S, Mihalas S, Russell A, Dong Y & Bensmaia S. (2012). Does afferent heterogeneity matter in conveying tactile feedback through peripheral nerve stimulation? IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng., 19: 514-520 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Manfredi, L.M. (2012). The sense of touch, in V.S. Ramachadran’s (ed) Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Elsevier, Amsterdam

Pei Y.C., Hsiao S.S., Craig J.C. & Bensmaia S.J. (2011). Neural mechanisms of tactile motion integration in somatosensory cortex. Neuron, 69: 536-547 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Yau, J.M. (2011). The organization and function of the somatosensory cortex, in M Hertenstein & S Weiss (eds) Handbook of Touch, Springer Publishing Company, New York, New York

Yau, J.M., Weber, A.I., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2010). Separate mechanisms for audio-tactile pitch and loudness interactions, Frontiers in Perception Science, 1:160 (Link)

Kim, S.S., Sripati, A.P. & Bensmaia, S.J (2010). Predicting the timing of spikes evoked by tactile stimulation of the hand, Journal of Neurophysiology, 104: 1484-1496 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C., Hsiao, S.S., Craig, J.C. & Bensmaia, S.J (2010). Shape invariant coding of motion direction in somatosensory cortex, Public Library of Science Biology, 8, e1000305 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. (2010) Tactile acuity, in B. Goldstein (ed) The Encyclopedia of Perception, pp 947-950, Sage publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA

Bensmaia, S.J. (2010) Vibratory perception, in B. Goldstein (ed) The Encyclopedia of Perception, pp 1029-1032, Sage publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA

Kim, S., Sripati, A.P., Vogelstein, R.J., Armiger, R.S., Russel, A.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Conveying tactile feedback in sensorized hand neuroprostheses using a biofidelic model of mechanotransduction, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 3: 398-404 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C., Denchev P.V., Hsiao S.S., Craig J.C. & Bensmaia S.J. (2009). Convergence of submodality specific input onto neurons in primary somatosensory cortex, Journal of Neurophysiology, 102: 1843-1853 (PubMed)

Yau J.M., Hollins M., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Textural timbre: the perception of surface microtexture depends in part on multimodal spectral cues, Communicative and Integrative Biology, 2: 1-3 (PubMed)

Yau J.M., Olenczak J.B., Dammann, J.F. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Temporal frequency channels linked across audition and touch, Current Biology, 19: 561-566 (PubMed)

Pei, Y.C., Hsiao S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2008). The tactile integration of local motion cues is analogous to its visual counterpart, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105: 8130-8135 (PubMed)

Craig J.C., Rhodes R.P., Gibson G.O. & Bensmaia S.J. (2008). Discriminating smooth from grooved surfaces: Effects of random variations in skin penetration, Experimental Brain Research, 188: 331-340 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Denchev P.V., Dammann J.F., Craig J.C., & Hsiao, S.S. (2008). The representation of stimulus orientation in the early stages of somatosensory processing, Journal of Neuroscience, 28: 776-786 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Hsiao, S.S., Denchev, P.V., Killebrew, J.H., & Craig J.C. (2008). The tactile perception of stimulus orientation, Somatosensory and Motor Research, 25: 49-59 (PubMed)

Bensmaia S.J., Kim S.S., Sripati A.P. & Vogelstein RJ (2008). Conveying tactile feedback using a model of mechanotransduction, Proceedings of IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, Baltimore, MD

Bensmaia S.J. (2008) Tactile intensity and population codes, Behavioural Brain Research, 190: 165-173 (invited review)

Hsiao S.S. & Bensmaia S.J. (2008) Coding of object shape and texture, in JH Kaas and E Gardner (eds) Somatosensation, Volume 6 of AI Basbaum, A Kaneko, GM Shepherd, and G Westheimer, The Senses – A comprehensive reference, pp 55 – 66, Academic Press / Elsevier, Oxford

Hollins, S.S. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2007). The coding of roughness, Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61: 184-195

Muniak, M.A., Ray, S., Hsiao, S.S., Dammann, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2007). The neural coding of stimulus intensity: linking the population response of mechanoreceptive afferents with psychophysical behavior, Journal of Neuroscience, 27: 11687-11699 (PubMed)

Yoshioka, T., Bensmaia, S.J., Craig, J.C., & Hsiao, S.S. (2007). Texture perception through direct and indirect touch: An analysis of perceptual space for tactile textures in two modes of exploration, Somatosensory and Motor Research, 24: 53-70 (PubMed)

Killebrew, J.H., Bensmaia, S.J., Dammann, J.F., Denchev, P., Hsiao, S.S., Craig, J.C. & Johnson, K.O. (2007). A dense array stimulator to generate arbitrary spatio-temporal tactile stimuli, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 161: 62-74 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Killebrew, J.H. & Craig, J.C. (2006). Influence of visual motion on tactile motion perception,Journal of Neurophysiology, 96: 1625-1637 (PubMed)

Sripati, A.P., Bensmaia, S.J., & Johnson, K.O. (2006). A continuum mechanical model for mechanoreceptive afferent responses to indented spatial patterns, Journal of Neurophysiology, 95: 3852-3864 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Craig, J.C., & Johnson, K.O. (2006). Temporal factors in tactile spatial acuity: Evidence for RA interference in fine spatial processing, Journal of Neurophysiology, 95: 1783-1791 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Craig, J.C., Yoshioka, T., & Johnson, K.O. (2006). SA1 and RA responses to static and vibrating gratings, Journal of Neurophysiology, 95: 1771-1782 (PubMed)

Leung, Y.Y.M., Bensmaia, S.J., Hsiao, S.S. & Johnson, K.O. (2005). Time course of vibratory adaptation and recovery in cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents, Journal of Neurophysiology, 94, 3037-3045 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Leung, Y.Y.M., Hsiao, S.S. & Johnson, K.O. (2005). Vibratory adaptation of cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents, Journal of Neurophysiology, 94: 3023-3036 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Hollins, M. (2005). Pacinian representation of fine surface texture, Perception & Psychophysics, 67: 842-854 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J., Hollins, M., & Yau. J. (2005). Vibrotactile intensity and frequency information in the Pacinian system: a psychophysical model, Perception & Psychophysics, 67: 828-841 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S.J. & Hollins, M (2003). The vibrations of texture, Somatosensory and Motor Research, 20: 33-43 (PubMed)

Bensmaia, S. (2002). A transduction model of the Meissner corpuscle, Mathematical Biosciences, 176: 203-217 (PubMed)

Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S. J., & Roy, E. A. (2002). Vibrotaction and texture perception, Behavioural Brain Research, 135: 51-56

Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S., & Washburn, S. (2001). Vibrotactile adaptation impairs discrimination of fine, but not coarse, textures, Somatosensory and Motor Research, 18: 253-262 (PubMed)

Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S., Karlof, K., & Young, F. (2000). Individual Differences in Perceptual Space for Tactile Textures: Evidence from Multidimensional Scaling, Perception & Psychophysics, 62: 1534-1544 (PubMed)

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