Our neuroscience laboratory has published and achieved many successful papers and accomplishments which all made a significant impact on future research. Displayed below are recent research outputs and achievements of our current and past members, with names in bold, including preprints, peer-reviewed papers, and conference abstracts that dates all the way back to 2018. 


  • Kang, H, Auksztulewicz, R, An, H, Abichacra, N, Sutter, ML, Schnupp, JWH. Neural correlates of auditory pattern learning in the auditory cortex, bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.24.311464

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  • Rosskothen-Kuhl, N., Buck, A. N., Li, K., & Schnupp, J. W.  Microsecond Interaural Time Difference Discrimination Restored by Cochlear Implants After Neonatal Deafness, bioRxiv, 498105; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/498105
  • Mishra, A. P., Harper, N. S., & Schnupp, J. W. (2020). Exploring the distribution of statistical feature parameters for natural sound textures. bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.28.271528

Peer-reviewed papers:

2020 and in press

  • Najafabadi MS, Longtu C, Dutta K, Norris A, Feng B, Schnupp JW, Rosskothen-Kuhl N, Read H, Escabi M. Opitmal Multichannel Artifact Prediction and Removal for Neural Stimulation and Brain Machine Interface. [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 17]. Front Neuroscidoi:10.3389/fnins.2020.00709
  • An H, Auksztulewicz R, Kang H, Schnupp JWH. Cortical mapping of mismatch responses to independent acoustic features [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jan 18]. Hear Res. 2020;107894. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2020.107894
  • Barron HC, Auksztulewicz R, Friston K. Prediction and memory: A predictive coding account. Prog Neurobiol. 2020;192:101821. doi:10.1016/j.pneurobio.2020.101821
  • Cooke JE, Kahn MC, Mann EO, King AJ, Schnupp JWH, Willmore BDB. Contrast gain control occurs independently of both parvalbumin-positive interneuron activity and shunting inhibition in auditory cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2020;123(4):1536-1551. doi:10.1152/jn.00587.2019
  • Rajendran VG, Harper NS, Schnupp JWH. Auditory cortical representation of music favours the perceived beat. R Soc Open Sci. 2020;7(3):191194. Published 2020 Mar 25. doi:10.1098/rsos.191194
  • Retsa C, Matusz PJ, Schnupp JWH, Murray MM. Selective attention to sound features mediates cross-modal activation of visual cortices. Neuropsychologia. 2020;144:107498. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107498
  • Zhai YY, Auksztulewicz R, Song PR, et al. Synaptic Adaptation Contributes to Stimulus-Specific Adaptation in the Thalamic Reticular Nucleus [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 18]. Neurosci Bull. 2020;10.1007/s12264-020-00536-0. doi:10.1007/s12264-020-00536-0


  • Auksztulewicz R, Myers NE, Schnupp JW, Nobre AC. Rhythmic Temporal Expectation Boosts Neural Activity by Increasing Neural Gain. J Neurosci. 2019;39(49):9806-9817. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0925-19.2019
  • Kumpik DP, Campbell C, Schnupp JWH, King AJ. Re-weighting of Sound Localization Cues by Audiovisual Training. Front Neurosci. 2019;13:1164. Published 2019 Nov 15. doi:10.3389/fnins.2019.01164
  • Li K, Chan CH, Rajendran VG, Meng Q, Rosskothen-Kuhl N, Schnupp JW. Microsecond sensitivity to envelope interaural time differences in rats. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2019 May 2;145(5):EL341-7. doi.org/10.1121/1.5099164
  • Meng Q, Wang X, Cai Y, Buck AN, Schnupp JW, et al. Time-compression thresholds for Mandarin sentences in normal-hearing and cochlear implant listeners. Hear Res. 2019;374:58-68. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2019.01.011
  • Rajendran VG, Schnupp JWH. Frequency tagging cannot measure neural tracking of beat or meter. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019;116(8):2779-2780. doi:10.1073/pnas.1820020116
  • Todorovic A, Auksztulewicz R. Dissociable neural effects of temporal expectations due to passage of time and contextual probability [published online ahead of print, 2019 Dec 19]. Hear Res. 2019;107871. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2019.107871

2018 and older

  • Auksztulewicz R, Schwiedrzik CM, Thesen T, et al. Not All Predictions Are Equal: "What" and "When" Predictions Modulate Activity in Auditory Cortex through Different Mechanisms. J Neurosci. 2018;38(40):8680-8693. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0369-18.2018
  • Cooke JE, King AJ, Willmore BDB, Schnupp JWH. Contrast gain control in mouse auditory cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2018;120(4):1872-1884. doi:10.1152/jn.00847.2017
  • Singer Y, Teramoto Y, Willmore BD, Schnupp JW, King AJ, Harper NS. Sensory cortex is optimized for prediction of future input. Elife. 2018;7:e31557. Published 2018 Jun 18. doi:10.7554/eLife.31557
  • Rosskothen-Kuhl N, Birkenhäger R, Hildebrandt H, Illing RB. Astrocyte hypertrophy and microglia activation in the auditory midbrain of deaf rats induced by electrical intracochlear stimulation. Front Cell Neurosci. 12: 43. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00043

Conference abstracts/posters:


  • Buck, A. N., Rosskothen-Kuhl, N., Khurana, L., Mayer, S., Li, K., & Schnupp, J. W. Onset Weighting of Temporal Spatial Cues with Cochlear Implant Stimulation in Early Onset Deafness, ARO, San Jose, USA (poster).
  • Rosskothen-Kuhl N, Buck AN , S Mayer, L Khurana, Li K, Knopf A, Schnupp JW.  Onset Weighting of Temporal Spatial Cues with bilateral Cochlear Implant Stimulation, 9st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Germany.
  • Rosskothen-Kuhl N, Buck AN, Mayer S, Khurana L, Schnupp JW. Spatial Hearing with Two CIs: Pulse Rate and Envelope Shape Affect Interaural Time Difference Sensitivity of Hearing Inexperienced CI Users, ARO, San Jose, USA.


  • Kang, H., Auksztulewicz, R., An, H., Sutter, M., & Schnupp, J. Neural activity in the auditory cortex during memory formation of auditory patterns. Society for Neuroscience 2019, Chicago, USA (poster).
  • Auksztulewicz, R., Harper, N.S., Rajendran, V., Schnupp, J.W.H. Prediction error signalling in the auditory cortex: omission responses in anaesthetised rats. Society for Neuroscience 2019, Chicago, USA (poster).
  • Li, K., Chan, C.H., Mishra, A.P., Stecker, G.C., Schnupp, J.W.H. Temporal weighting functions for binaural cues in rats. Society for Neuroscience 2019, Chicago, USA (poster).

2018 and older

  • Cappotto, D., Xuan, W., Meng, Q., Zhang, C., & Schnupp, J. Dominant Melody Enhancement in Cochlear Implants. 2018 Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), Honolulu, HI, USA (poster).
  • Li, K., Chan, C.H., Rosskothen-Kuhl, N., Schnupp, J.W.H. Sensitivity to Interaural Time Differences in Rats. Neuroplasticity of Sensory Systems, Gordon Research Conference 2018, Hong Kong, China (poster).