Jeffrey D. Schall, Ph.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Psychology Professor of Communication of Science and TechnologyE. Bronson Ingram Professor of NeuroscienceProfessor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Ph.D., Anatomy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UtahB.S., University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
Office Address
301 Wilson Hall
Research Keywords
neural basis of visually guided behavior
Emeric EE, Brown JW, Boucher L, Carpenter RH, Hanes DP, Harris R, Logan GD, Mashru RN, Pare M, Pouget P, Stuphorn V, Taylor TL, Schall JD.. Influence of history on saccade counter-manding performance in humans and macaque monkeys. Vision Res. 2007; 47: 35-49.

Ruiz O, Royal D, Sáry G, Chen X, Schall JD, Casagrande VA. Low-threshold Ca2+-associated bursts are rare events in the LGN of the awake behaving monkey. J. Neurophysiol [print-electronic]. 2006 Jun; 95(6): 3401-13. PMID: 16510773, PII: 00008.2006, DOI: 10.1152/jn.00008.2006, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Royal DW, Sáry G, Schall JD, Casagrande VA. Correlates of motor planning and postsaccadic fixation in the macaque monkey lateral geniculate nucleus. Exp Brain Res [print-electronic]. 2006 Jan; 168(1-2): 62-75. PMID: 16151777, DOI: 10.1007/s00221-005-0093-z, ISSN: 0014-4819.

Stuphorn V, Schall JD.. Executive control of countermanding saccades by the supplementary eye field. Nat Neurosci. 2006; 9: 925-31.

Pouget P, Emeric EE, Stuphorn V, Reis K, Schall JD. Chronometry of visual responses in frontal eye field, supplementary eye field, and anterior cingulate cortex. J. Neurophysiol [print-electronic]. 2005 Sep; 94(3): 2086-92. PMID: 15944228, PII: 01097.2004, DOI: 10.1152/jn.01097.2004, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Schall JD. Decision making. Curr. Biol. 2005 Jan 1/11/2005; 15(1): R9-R11. PMID: 15649356, PII: S0960982204009728, DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2004.12.009, ISSN: 0960-9822.

Juan CH, Shorter-Jacobi SM, Schall JD. Dissociation of spatial attention and saccade preparation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A [print-electronic]. 2004 Oct 10/26/2004; 101(43): 15541-4. PMID: 15489272, PMCID: PMC524443, PII: 0403507101, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0403507101, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Schall JD. On the role of frontal eye field in guiding attention and saccades. Vision Res. 2004 Jun; 44(12): 1453-67. PMID: 15066404, PII: S0042698903007892, DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2003.10.025, ISSN: 0042-6989.

Schall JD, Sato TR, Thompson KG, Vaughn AA, Juan CH. Effects of search efficiency on surround suppression during visual selection in frontal eye field. J. Neurophysiol [print-electronic]. 2004 Jun; 91(6): 2765-9. PMID: 14749315, PII: 00780.2003, DOI: 10.1152/jn.00780.2003, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Schall JD. On building a bridge between brain and behavior. Annu Rev Psychol. 2004; 55: 23-50. PMID: 14744209, DOI: 10.1146/annurev.psych.55.090902.141907, ISSN: 0066-4308.

Ray S, Schall JD, Murthy A.. Programming of double-step saccade sequences: modulation by cognitive control. Vision Res. 2004; 44: 2707-18.

Ito S, Stuphorn V, Brown JW, Schall JD. Performance monitoring by the anterior cingulate cortex during saccade countermanding. Science. 2003 Oct 10/3/2003; 302(5642): 120-2. PMID: 14526085, PII: 302/5642/120, DOI: 10.1126/science.1087847, ISSN: 1095-9203.

Sato TR, Watanabe K, Thompson KG, Schall JD. Effect of target-distractor similarity on FEF visual selection in the absence of the target. Exp Brain Res [print-electronic]. 2003 Aug; 151(3): 356-63. PMID: 12802550, DOI: 10.1007/s00221-003-1461-1, ISSN: 0014-4819.

Schall JD. Neural correlates of decision processes: neural and mental chronometry. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 2003 Apr; 13(2): 182-6. PMID: 12744971, PII: S0959438803000394, ISSN: 0959-4388.

Schall JD. Decision making: neural correlates of response time. Curr. Biol. 2002 Dec 12/10/2002; 12(23): R800-1. PMID: 12477403, PII: S0960982202013118, ISSN: 0960-9822.

Schall JD, Stuphorn V, Brown JW. Monitoring and control of action by the frontal lobes. Neuron. 2002 Oct 10/10/2002; 36(2): 309-22. PMID: 12383784, PII: S0896627302009649, ISSN: 0896-6273.

Stuphorn V, Schall JD. Neuronal control and monitoring of initiation of movements. Muscle Nerve. 2002 Sep; 26(3): 326-39. PMID: 12210361, DOI: 10.1002/mus.10158, ISSN: 0148-639X.

Schall JD. The neural selection and control of saccades by the frontal eye field. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond., B, Biol. Sci. 2002 Aug 8/29/2002; 357(1424): 1073-82. PMID: 12217175, PMCID: PMC1693021, DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2002.1098, ISSN: 0962-8436.

Schall JD. The neural selection and control of saccades by frontal eye field. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Series B Biological Science. 2002; 357: 1073-82.

Bichot NP, Schall JD. Priming in macaque frontal cortex during popout visual search: Feature-based facilitation and location-based inhibition of return. Journal of Neuroscience. 2002; 22: 4675-85.

Murthy A, Thompson KG, Schall JD. Dynamic dissociation of visual selection from saccade programming in frontal eye field. J. Neurophysiol. 2001 Nov; 86(5): 2634-7. PMID: 11698551, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Sato T, Schall JD. Pre-excitatory pause in frontal eye field responses. Exp Brain Res. 2001 Jul; 139(1): 53-8. PMID: 11482843, ISSN: 0014-4819.

Sato T, Murthy A, Thompson KG, Schall JD. Search efficiency but not response interference affects visual selection in frontal eye field. Neuron. 2001 May; 30(2): 583-91. PMID: 11395016, PII: S0896-6273(01)00304-X, ISSN: 0896-6273.

Bichot NP, Chenchal Rao S, Schall JD. Continuous processing in macaque frontal cortex during visual search. Neuropsychologia. 2001; 39(9): 972-82. PMID: 11516449, PII: S0028393201000227, ISSN: 0028-3932.

Schall JD. Neural basis of deciding, choosing and acting. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 2001 Jan; 2(1): 33-42. PMID: 11253357, DOI: 10.1038/35049054, ISSN: 1471-003X.

Bichot NP, Thompson KG, Rao SC, Schall JD:. Reliability of frontal eye field neurons signaling saccade targets during visual search. Journal of Neuroscience. 2001; 21: 713-25.

Stuphorn V, Taylor TL, Schall JD. Performance monitoring by the supplementary eye field. Nature. 2000 Dec 12/14/2000; 408(6814): 857-60. PMID: 11130724, DOI: 10.1038/35048576, ISSN: 0028-0836.

Schall JD. From sensory evidence to a motor command. Curr. Biol. 2000 Jun 6/1/2000; 10(11): R404-6. PMID: 10837238, PII: S0960-9822(00)00504-2, ISSN: 0960-9822.

Schall JD, Hanes DP, Taylor TL. Neural control of behavior: countermanding eye movements. Psychol Res. 2000; 63(3-4): 299-307. PMID: 11004883, ISSN: 0340-0727.

Thompson KG, Schall JD. Antecedents and correlates of visual detection and awareness in macaque prefrontal cortex. Vision Res. 2000; 40(10-12): 1523-38. PMID: 10788656, PII: S0042-6989(99)00250-3, ISSN: 0042-6989.

Bichot NP, Schall JD. Effects of similarity and history on neural mechanisms of visual selection. Nat. Neurosci. 1999 Jun; 2(6): 549-54. PMID: 10448220, DOI: 10.1038/9205, ISSN: 1097-6256.

Thompson KG, Schall JD. The detection of visual signals by macaque frontal eye field during masking. Nat. Neurosci. 1999 Mar; 2(3): 283-8. PMID: 10195223, DOI: 10.1038/6398, ISSN: 1097-6256.

Schall JD, Thompson KG. Neural selection and control of visually guided eye movements. Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 1999; 22: 241-59. PMID: 10202539, DOI: 10.1146/annurev.neuro.22.1.241, ISSN: 0147-006X.

Bichot NP, Schall JD. Saccade target selection in macaque during feature and conjunction visual search. Vis. Neurosci. 1999 Jan; 16(1): 81-9. PMID: 10022480, PII: S0952523899161042, ISSN: 0952-5238.

Schall JD, Hanes DP. Neural mechanisms of selection and control of visually guided eye movements. Neural Netw. 1998 Oct; 11(7-8): 1241-51. PMID: 12662747, PII: S0893-6080(98)00059-8, ISSN: 1879-2782.

Schall JD, Bichot NP. Neural correlates of visual and motor decision processes. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 1998 Apr; 8(2): 211-7. PMID: 9635204, PII: S0959-4388(98)80142-6, ISSN: 0959-4388.

Hanes DP, Patterson WF, Schall JD. Role of frontal eye fields in countermanding saccades: visual, movement, and fixation activity. J. Neurophysiol. 1998 Feb; 79(2): 817-34. PMID: 9463444, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Schmolesky MT, Wang Y-C, Hanes DP, Thompson KG, Leutgeb, S, Schall, JD, Leventhal AG. Signal timing across the macaque visual system. Journal of Neurophysiology. 1998; 79: 3272-8.

Thompson KG, Bichot NP, Schall JD. Dissociation of visual discrimination from saccade programming in macaque frontal eye field. J. Neurophysiol. 1997 Feb; 77(2): 1046-50. PMID: 9065870, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Thompson KG, Hanes DP, Bichot NP, Schall JD. Perceptual and motor processing stages identified in the activity of macaque frontal eye field neurons during visual search. J. Neurophysiol. 1996 Dec; 76(6): 4040-55. PMID: 8985899, ISSN: 0022-3077.

Hanes DP, Schall JD. Neural control of voluntary movement initiation. Science. 1996 Oct 10/18/1996; 274(5286): 427-30. PMID: 8832893, ISSN: 0036-8075.

Bichot NP, Schall JD, Thompson KG. Visual feature selectivity in frontal eye fields induced by experience in mature macaques. Nature. 1996 Jun 6/20/1996; 381(6584): 697-9. PMID: 8649514, DOI: 10.1038/381697a0, ISSN: 0028-0836.

Schall JD, Hanes DP, Thompson KG, King DJ. Saccade target selection in frontal eye field of macaque. I. Visual and premovement activation. J. Neurosci. 1995 Oct; 15(10): 6905-18. PMID: 7472447, ISSN: 0270-6474.

Hanes DP, Schall JD. Countermanding saccades in macaque. Vis. Neurosci. 1995 Sep; 12(5): 929-37. PMID: 8924416, PII: S0952523800009482, ISSN: 0952-5238.

Schall JD, Morel A, King DJ, Bullier J. Topography of visual cortex connections with frontal eye field in macaque: convergence and segregation of processing streams. J. Neurosci. 1995 Jun; 15(6): 4464-87. PMID: 7540675, ISSN: 0270-6474.

Schall JD. Neural basis of saccade target selection. Rev Neurosci. 1995 Jan; 6(1): 63-85. PMID: 7633641, ISSN: 0334-1763.

Hanes DP, Thompson KG, Schall JD. Relationship of presaccadic activity in frontal eye field and supplementary eye field to saccade initiation in macaque: Poisson spike train analysis. Exp Brain Res. 1995; 103(1): 85-96. PMID: 7615040, ISSN: 0014-4819.

Schall JD, Hanes DP. Neural basis of saccade target selection in frontal eye field during visual search. Nature. 1993 Dec 12/2/1993; 366(6454): 467-9. PMID: 8247155, DOI: 10.1038/366467a0, ISSN: 0028-0836.

Schall JD, Nawrot M, Blake R, Yu K. Visually guided attention is neutralized when informative cues are visible but unperceived. Vision Res. 1993 Oct; 33(15): 2057-64. PMID: 8266647, PII: 0042-6989(93)90004-G, ISSN: 0042-6989.

Schall JD, Morel A, Kaas JH. Topography of supplementary eye field afferents to frontal eye field in macaque: implications for mapping between saccade coordinate systems. Vis. Neurosci. 1993 Mar; 10(2): 385-93. PMID: 7683486, PII: S0952523800003771, ISSN: 0952-5238.

Parthasarathy HB, Schall JD, Graybiel AM. Distributed but convergent ordering of striatal projections: The frontal eye field and the supplementary eye field in the monkey. Journal of Neuroscience. 1992; 12: 4468-88.

Schall JD. Neuron activity related to visually guided saccades in the frontal eye fields of rhesus monkeys: Comparison with supplementary eye fields. Journal of Neurophysiology. 1991; 66: 559-79.

Garraghty PE, Schall JD, Kaas JH. Normal somatotopy in SI of a tyrosinase-negative albino cat. Brain Res. 1990 Dec 12/17/1990; 536(1-2): 315-7. PMID: 2085758, ISSN: 0006-8993.

Sato T, Schall JD. Effects of stimulus-response compatibility on neural selection in frontal eye field. Neuron. 38: 637-48.