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Queen's University

Visual and Auditory Neuroscience Lab

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1996 - Current Publications

1990 - 1995 Publications

1980 - 1989 Publications

1965 - 1979 Publications

Conferences and Poster Presentations

Selected Abstracts


1980 - 1989 Publications

Frost, B.J., Wang, Y-C., and Jiang, S-V. Specificity for leading edge occlusion in tectal and n. isthmi cells in the pigeon. Investigative Ophthalmology, 1989, 30, 300.

Telford, L., Frost, B.J. Functional activity in accessory optic system during optokinetic, vestibular and visual-vestibular stimulation in the pigeon. Experimental Brain Research, 1989, 77, 391-398.

Frost, B.J., Baldwin, J. and Csizy, M. Auditory localization in the Saw-Whet Owl Aegolius acadicus, Canadian Journal of Zoology, 1989, 67, 1955-1959.

Frost, B.J., Cavanagh, P. and Morgan, B. Deep tectal cells in pigeons respond to kinematograms. Journal of Comparative Physiology. 1988, 162, 639-647.

Frost, B.J. and Brooks, P.L. The development and evaluation of a Tactile Vocoder for the profoundly deaf. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 1986, 77, 108-113.

Brooks, P.L., Frost, B.J., Mason, J.L. and Gibson, D.M. Acquisition of a 50 word vocabulary and identification of voicing and manner of articulation cues by the profoundly deaf using the Queen's University Tactile Vocoder. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 1987, 30, 137-141.

Ramm, P. and Frost, B.J. Cerebral and local cerebral metabolism in the cat during slow wave and REM sleep. Brain Research, 1986, 365, 112-124.

Pettigrew, J.D. and Frost, B.J. A tactile fovea in the Scolopacidae. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 1985, 26, 185-195.

Nelson, J.I. and Frost, B.J. Intracortical inhibition among co-axially aligned simple cells in cat striate cortex. Experimental Brain Research, 1985, 61, 54-61.

Brooks, P.L., Frost, B.J., Mason, J.L. and Gibson, D.M. Continuing evaluation of the Queen's University Tactile Vocoder: II Identification of open set sentences and tracking. Journal of Rehabilitation Engineering, 1985, 22, 129-138.

Brooks, P.L., Frost, B.J., Mason J.L. and Gibson, D.M. Continuing evaluation of the Queen's University Tactile Vocoder: I Identification of open-set words. Journal of Rehabilitation Engineering, 1985, 22, 119-128.

Thompson, W.R., Cuddy, L. and Frost, B.J. Opponent processes in vowel perception. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 1985, 39, 1-15.

Brooks, P.L., Frost, B.J., Mason, J.L. and Chung, K. Identification of 250 words using a tactile vocoder. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1985, 77, 1576-1579

Frost, B.J. Neural mechanisms for detecting object motion and figure-ground boundaries, contrasted with self-motion detecting systems. Chapter in: Brain Mechanisms of Spatial-vision, Eds. D. Ingle, M. Jeannerod and D. Lee, Nijhoft, Netherlands, 1985.

Brooks, P.L., Frost, B.J., Mason, J.L. Understanding speech through the skin. Proceedings Intnl. Conference Rehab. Eng, 1984, 2, 570-571.

Mason, J.L., Gibson, D.M., Frost, B.J. and Brooks, P.L. A custom integrated circuit implementation of a tactile vocoder. Proceedings Intnl. Conf. Rehab. Eng., 1984, 2, 291-292.

Ramm, P., Beninger, R.J. and Frost, B.J. Functional activity in the lateral habenular and dorsal raphe nuclei following administration of several dopamine antagonists. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 1984, 62, 1530-1533.

Ramm, P., Stryker, M.P., Kulick, J.H., and Frost, B.J. Video and scanning microdensitometer-based imaging systems in autoradiographic densitometry. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 1984, 11, 89-100.

Frost, B.J. NAS-NRC Report: Basic and applied research on tactile aids for the deaf. Report of Working Group 90 for the Committee on Hearing, Bioacoustics and Biomechanics. National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council (U.S.A.), 1983.

Brooks, P.L., Frost, B.J., Mason, J.L., and Chung, K. Evaluation of running speech on a vibrotactile vocoder, Tactile Communications Conference Proceedings, Institute of Logopedics, 1983.

Ramm, P. and Frost, B.J. Regional metabolic activity in rat brain during sleep/wake activity. Sleep, 1983, 6, 196-216.

Brooks, P.L. and Frost, B.J. Evaluation of a Tactile Vocoder Device for word recognition. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1983, 74, 34-40.

Frost, B.J. and Nakayama, K. Single visual neurons code opposing motion independent of direction. Science, 1983, 220, 744-745.

von Grunau, M., and Frost, B.J. Double-opponent-process mechanisms underlying RF-structure of directionally specific cells of cat lateral suprasylvian visual area. Experimental Brain Research, 1983, 49, 84-92.

Frost, B.J. Behavioural and physiological mechanisms for distinguishing between object motion and self-induced visual motion in the pigeon. Chapter in Advances in the Analysis of Visual Behaviour, Eds., D. Ingle, M. Goodale and R. Mansfield. M.I.T. Press, 1982.

Mason, J.L., Scilley, P.L. and Frost, B.J. A vibrotactile auditory prosthetic device.International Electrical Electronics Conference Digest 1981, 104-106.

Frost, B.J. New aid: insights for the hearing-impaired. Behavior Today, Dec. 1981.

Wong, S.C.P. and Frost, B.J. The effect of visual-vestibular conflict on the latency of steady-state visually induced subjective rotation. Perception and Psychophysics, 1981, 30(3), 228-236.

Morgan, B. & Frost, B.J. Visual response characteristics of neurons in nucleus of basal optic root in pigeons. Experimental Brain Research, 1981, 42, 181-188.

Frost, B.J., Scilley, P.L. and Wong, S.C.P. Moving background patterns reveal double opponency of directionally specific pigeon tectal neurons. Experimental Brain Research, 1981, 43, 173-185.

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