Laboratoire de Recherche - Développement et plasticité du système visuel

Université de MontréalRéseau VisionEcole d'optométrie 


Livres :

  1. Ptito, M. The functions of the corpus callosum in cats. Aarhus University (2001).
  2. Casanova, C. and Ptito, M. Vision: from Neurons to Cognition. Progress in Brain Research. Vol. 134. Elsevier Science Ltd (2001)
  3. Ptito, M., Hicks, P. Lepore, F., Guillemot, J-P. Development and plasticity of the visual system. Special issue of the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (1995)
  4. Lepore, F., Ptito, M., Jasper, H.H. Two hemispheres-one brain: the functions of the corpus callosum. Alan Liss Co. New York (1986)

Articles récents (2006-2009) :

  1. Ptito, M., Matteau, I., Kupers, R. (2009) Recruitment of the middle temporal area by tactile stimulation in early blinds. NeuroReport (In press)
  2. Burke, M., Palmour, R., Ervin, F. Ptito, M. (2009) Neuronal decrease in the frontal cortex of primates after prenatal ethanol exposure. NeuroReport 20:13-17.
  3.  Argaw, A., Duff, G., Boire, D., Ptito, M., Bouchard, JF. (2008) Protein Kinase A modulates retinal ganglion cell growth during development. Exp. Neurol. 211:494-502.
  4. Ptito, M., Fumal, A., de Noordhout, A., Gjedde, J., Schoenen, A., Kupers, (2008) TMS of the occipital cortex induces tactile sensations in the fingers of blind Braille readers. Exp. Brain Res.  184 : 193-200.
  5. Zabouri N., Ptito M., and Casanova C. (2008) Complex Motion Sensitivity of Neurons in the Visual Part of the Anterior Ectosylvian Cortex in Cats. Neurosci. 152 :106-118.
  6. Ptito M., Schneider, FCG, Paulson, O., Kupers, R. (2008). Alterations of the visual pathways in early blindness. Exp. Brain Res. 187:41-49.
  7. Ptito, M., Chebat, DR., Kupers, R. (2008). The blind get a taste of vision. In. Grumwald, M. (Ed.) Human Haptic Perception : Basics and Applications. Birkhäuser Verlag: Berlin, Basel, Boston. (In press)
  8. Pietrini, P., Ptito, M., Kupers, R. (2008). Blindness and Consciousness: New light from the dark. In Tononi, G. and Laureys, S. (Eds.) The Neurology of Consciousness. Elsevier, Holland (In Press).
  9. Chebat, DR, Rainville, C., Kupers, R., Ptito, M. (2007) Tactile-‘visual’ acuity of the tongue in early blind individuals. NeuroReport. 18: 1901-1904.
  10. Chebat DR, Chen JK, Schneider F, Ptito A, Kupers R, Ptito M. (2007)  Alterations in right posterior hippocampus in early blind individuals. Neuroreport. 18:329-33
  11. Ouellette BG, Minville K, Boire D, Ptito M, Casanova C. (2007) Complex motion selectivity in PMLS cortex following early lesions of primary visual cortex in the cat. Vis Neurosci. 24:53-64
  12. Kupers R, Pappens M, de Noordhout AM, Schoenen J, Ptito M, Fumal A. (2007)  rTMS of the occipital cortex abolishes Braille reading and repetition priming in blind subjects. Neurology. 68:691-3.
  13. Kupers, R., Fumal, A., de Noordhout, A., Gjedde, J., Schoenen, A., Ptito. M. (2006). Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the visual cortex induces somatotopically organized qualia in blind subjects. PNAS, 103 : 13256-13260. (cited in the Faculty of 1000 evaluations : http://www.f1000)
  14. Ptito, M., Desgent, S.(2006). Sensory input-based adaptation and brain architecture. In. Baltes, P., Reuter-Lorenz, P. and Rösler, F. (Eds): Lifespan development and the brain : the perspective of biocultural co-constructivism. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, UK) (In Press)
  15.  Villeneuve, M., Ptito, M., Casanova, C.  (2006). Global motion integration in the postero-medial part of the lateral suprasylvian cortex in the cat. Exp. Brain Res  172 :485-497.
  16. Huppé-Gourgues, F., Bickford, M.E., Boire, D., Ptito, M., Casanova, C. (2006).  Cortico-thalamic terminals from the posteromedial part of the lateral suprasylvian cortex to the lateral posterior-pulvinar complex. J. Comp. Neurol. 497: 847-863
  17. Chebat, D., Boire, D., Ptito, M. (2006). Development of the commissure of the superior colliculus of the hamster from embryonic stage to adulthood. J. Comp. Neurol., 494: 887-902.