Mohsen Afrasiabi, PhD

Position title: Assistant Scientist, Department of Psychology

Email: afrasiabi@wisc.edu

Publications

Mohanta S, Afrasiabi M, Casey C, Tanabe S, Redinbaugh MJ, Kambi NA, Phillips JM, Polyakov D, Filbey W, Austerweil JL, Sanders RD, Saalmann YB (accepted) Predictive feedback, early sensory representations and fast responses to predicted stimuli depend on NMDA receptors. Journal of Neuroscience.

Redinbaugh MJ, Afrasiabi M, Phillips JM, Kambi NA, Mohanta S, Saalmann YB (2021) Thalamic deep brain stimulation as a paradigm for reducing consciousness: implications for cortico-striatal dynamics, absence epilepsy and consciousness studies. bioRxiv.

Afrasiabi M*, Redinbaugh MJ*, Phillips JM, Kambi NA, Mohanta S, Raz A, Haun AM, Saalmann YB (2021) Consciousness depends on integration between parietal cortex, striatum and thalamus. Cell Systems 12: 363-373 (*denotes equal contributions).

Redinbaugh MJ, Phillips JM, Kambi NA, Mohanta S, Andryk S, Dooley GL, Afrasiabi M, Raz A, Saalmann YB (2020) Thalamus modulates consciousness via layer-specific control of cortex. Neuron 106: 66-75.