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Journal Articles (peer reviewed)


  • Intveld RW, Dann B, Michaels JA, Scherberger H. (2018) Neural coding of intended and executed grasp force in macaque areas AIP, F5, and M1. Scientific Reports 8: 17985. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35488-z
  • Michaels JA, Dann B, Intveld RW, Scherberger H (2018). Neural dynamics of variable grasp movement preparation in the macaque fronto-parietal network. J Neurosci: 38: 5759-5773 doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2557-17.2018
  • Reverberi, C; Kuhlen, AK; Seyed-Allaei, S; Greulich, RS; Costa, A; Abutalebi, J; Haynes, JD (2018): The neural basis of free language choice in bilingual speakers: Disentangling language choice and language execution. NeuroImage doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.05.025
  • Michaels JA, Scherberger H (2018) Population coding of grasp and laterately-related information in the macaque fronto-parietal network. Scientific Reports 8, 6128 (2018).  doi:10.1038/s41598-018-20051-7 
  • Wilke, M.; Schneider, L.; Dominguez-Vargas, A-U; Schmidt-Samoa, C.; Miloserdov, K.; Nazzal, A.; Dechent, P.; Cabral-Calderin, Y.; Scherberger H; Kagan (2018): Reach and grasp deficits following damage to the dorsal pulvinar. Cortex 99 (2018) 135-149 


  • Scherberger, H (2017): Stirred, Not Shaken: Motor Control with Partially Mixed Selectivity. Neuron, Vol. 95, Issue 3, p479–481 


  • Michaels JA, Scherberger H (2016): hebbRNN: A Reward-Modulated Hebbian Learning Rule for Recurrent Neural Networks. The Journal of Open Source Software. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21105/joss.00060 
  • Michaels JA, Dann B, Scherberger H (2016): Neural Population Dynamics during Reaching Are Better Explained by a Dynamical System than Representational Tuning. PLOS Computational Biology, DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005175  
  • Dann B, Michaels JA, Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2016): Uniting functional network topology and oscillations in the fronto-parietal single unit network of behaving primates. eLife 2016. doi: 10.7554/eLife. 15719.  
  • Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2016): Object vision to hand action in macaque parietal, premotor, and motor cortices. eLife 2016;5:e15278 


  • Lehmann S, Scherberger H (2015): Spatial Representations in Local Field Potential Activity of Primate Anterior Intraparietal Cortex (AIP). PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142679 

  • Popova B, Schubert S, Bulla I, Buchwald D, Kramer W (2015): A Robust and Versatile Method of Combinatorial Chemical Synthesis of Gene Libraries via Hierarchical Assembly of Partially Randomized Modules. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0136778. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136778 

  • Menz VK, Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2015): Representation of continuous hand and arm movements in macaque areas M1, F5, and AIP: a comparative decoding study. J Neural Engineering 12 (2015) 056016 (19pp) (doi:10.1088/1741-2560/12/5/056016) 
  • Michaels J, Dann B, Intveld RW, Scherberger H (2015): Predicting Reaction Time from the Neural State Space of the Premotor and Parietal Grasping Network. J Neuroscience: 35: 11415–11432 
  • Janssen P, Scherberger H (2015): Visual Guidance in Control of Grasping. Annual Review of Neuroscience: 38:69–86 (doi: 10.1146/annurev-neuro-071714-034028) 
  • Schaffelhofer S, Agudelo-Toro A, Scherberger H (2015): Decoding a Wide Range of Hand Configurations from Macaque Motor, Premotor, and Parietal Cortices. J Neuroscience: 35: 1068–1081. 


  • Schaffelhofer S, Sartori M, Scherberger H, Farina D (2014): Musculoskeletal representation of a large repertoire of hand grasping actions in primates. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. Advance online Publication: doi:10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2364776. 


  • Lehmann S, Scherberger H (2013): Reach and gaze representations in macaque parietal and premotor grasp areas. J. Neurosci. 


  • Schaffelhofer S, Scherberger H (2012): A new method of accurate hand- and arm-tracking for small primates. Journal of Neural Engeneering 9(2012) 026025
  • Menz VK, Popovych S, Küpper T (2012): Modelling of Synaptic STDP and Analysis in a Two-Neuron Model. Discontinuity, Nonlinearity and Complexity 1(2): 147-159.


  • Townsend BR, Subasi E, Scherberger H (2011): Grasp Movement Decoding from Premotor and Parietal Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 31(40): 14386-14398)


  • Fluet MC, Baumann M, Scherberger H (2010): Context-Specific Grasp Movement Representation in Macaque Ventral Premotor Cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 30(45): 15175-15184


  • Scherberger H (2009): Neural control of motor prostheses. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 19:629–633. 
  • Baumann M, Fluet MC, Scherberger H (2009): Context-Specific Grasp movement representation in the macaque anterior intraparietal area. J Neuroscience 29: 6436–6448.
  • Scherberger H, Andersen RA (2007): Target selection signals for arm reaching in the posterior parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 27: 2001–2012.  


  • Kiper D, Martin KAC, Scherberger H (2007): Cortical plasticity: a view from nonhuman primates. Neurodegenerative Diseases 4: 34-42.  


  • Scherberger H, Jarvis MR, Andersen RA (2005): Cortical local field potential encodes movement intentions in the posterior parietal cortex. Neuron 46: 347-354.


  • Musallam S, Corneil BD, Greger B, Scherberger H, Andersen RA (2004): Cognitive control signals for neural prosthetics. Science 305: 258–262.


  • Scherberger H, Fineman I, Musallam S, Dubowitz DJ, Bernheim KA, Pesaran B, Corneil BD, Gilliken B, Andersen RA (2003). Magnetic resonance image-guided implantation of chronic recording electrodes in the macaque intraparietal sulcus. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 130: 1-8    
  • Scherberger H, Goodale MA, Andersen RA (2003): Target selection for reaching and saccades share a similar reference frame in the macaque. Journal of Neurophysiology. 89, 1456-1466


  • Scherberger H, Cabungcal JH, Hepp K, Suzuki Y, Straumann D, Henn V (2001). Ocular counterroll modulates the preferred direction of saccade-related pontine burst neurons in the monkey. Journal of Neurophysiology 86, 935-949   
  • Büttner-Ennever JA, Horn AKE, Scherberger H, d’Ascanio P (2001): Motoneurons of twitch and non-twitch extraocular muscle fibres in the abducens, trochlear, and oculomotor muclei of monkeys. Journal of Comparative Neurology 438, 318-335
  • Cabungcal JH, Misslisch H, Scherberger H, Hepp K, Hess BJM (2001): Effect of light sleep on three-dimensional eye position in static roll and pitch. Vision Research 41: 495–505  


  • Frens MA, Suzuki Y, Scherberger H, Hepp K, Henn V (1998): The collicular code of saccade direction depends on the roll orientation of the head relative to gravity. Experimental Brain Research 120: 283-90 
  • Scherberger H, Leder O (1998). A planar model of hepatic blood flow potential. Acta Stereologica 17: 343-352


  • Scherberger H, Leder O (1997): Section topology and 3d-visualization of pig liver lobules. Acta Stereologica 16: 111-118


  • Scherberger H, Müller H, Leder O, Kurz H (1992): Visualisierung der Leber-Feinstruktur [Visualization of liver fine structure]. Informatik Forschung und Entwicklung  7: 115-120 


Books and book chapters

  • Scherberger H (2018): Neural Prostheses for Reaching and Grasping. In: Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier, ISBN 9780128093245
  • Scherberger H, Quian Quiroga R, Andersen RA (2013): Coding of Movement Intentions. In: Quian Quiroga R et Panzeri S (ed.) Principles of Neural Coding. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 303-321.
  • Scherberger H (2012): BCIs that use signals recorded in parietal and premotor cortex. In: Wolpaw JR, Wolpaw EW (eds) Brain-computer interfaces: principles and practice. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 289-299.
  • Scherberger H (2009): Neural prostheses for reaching. In: Squire LR (ed.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, volume 6, pp. 213-220. Oxford: Academic Press.
  • Andersen RA, Meeker D, Pesaran B, Buneo C, Scherberger H (2004): Senosorimotor transformations in the posterior parietal cortex. In: Gazzaniga MS (ed): The Cognitive Neurosciences III. Cambridge MA, MIT Press, pp. 463-474. 
  • Scherberger H, Andersen RA (2003): Senosorimotor transformations. In: Chalupa LM, Werner JS (eds): The Visual Neurosciences. MIT Press, pp. 1324-1336.
  • Young LR, Henn V, Scherberger H (2001): Fundamentals of the Theory of Movement Perception by Dr. E. Mach. [translated and annotated from: Ernst Mach (1875) Theorie der Lehre von den Bewegungsempfindungen]. New York, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press.  (CoverIntroduction)



Conference papers (peer reviewed)

  • Subasi E, Townsend B, Scherberger H (2010): In Search of More Robust Decoding Algorithms for Neural Prostheses, a Data Driven Approach. Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010: 4172-4175. 
  • Townsend B, Subasi E, Scherberger H (2008): Real time decoding of hand grasping signals from macaque premotor and parietal cortex. In: Stieglitz T. & Schuettler M.: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society “From Movement to Mind”, Sep 21-25, 2008, Freiburg, Germany. Printed in: Biomedical Engineering 53, Supp. 1, 203-205.
  • Andersen RA, Burdick JW, Musallam S, Scherberger H, Pesaran B, Meeker D, Corneil BD, Fineman I, Nenadic Z, Branchaud E, Cham J, Greger B, Tai YC, Mojarradi MM (2004): Recording advances for neural prosthetics. Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE IMBS. San Francisco, CA, USA. Sepember 1-5, 2004. 5352-5355. 



Reports (not peer reviewed)

  • Scherberger H (2015): NeuroprostheticsBioFokus Spezial 25: 16-23 
  • Scherberger H (2012): Neuroprothesen. BioFokus Spezial 22: 14-21
  • Scherberger H, Leder O (1996): Stereologie mit Hilfe digitaler Rekonstruktion: Zur Geometrie des Schweineleberläppchens [Stereology with digital reconstruction: on the geometry of the pig liver lobule]. 4th Workshop Digitale Bildverarbeitung in der Medizin. Freiburg University: ISBN 3-9805054-1-3, pp. 58-63.
  • Leder O, Scherberger H, Kurz H, Müller H (1991): Modelling of the liver. MIE'91 Satellite Conference on Computer Modelling and National Meeting on Biomedical Informatics. Budapest, Hungary: ISBN 9-6384317-3-3, pp. 13-21.