Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD PhD

Director,  Brain Sciences Center

Regents Professor, University of Minnesota

American Legion Brain Sciences Chair,  University of Minnesota

McKnight Presidential Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Minnesota


Magnetoencephalography of brain function

Neural mechanisms of cognitive processes

Neurophysiology of motor control and cognition

Functional MRI of motor and cognitive processes


University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

Publications links

2010-2015 | 2006-2009 | 2004-2005 | 2000-2003 | 1997-1999 | 1993-1996 | 1988-1992 | 1975-1987

Publications: 2004-2005

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161 Crowe, D.A., Averbeck, B.B., Chafee, M.V., and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Dynamics of parietal neural activity during spatial cognitive processing.  Neuron 47: 885-891.


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160 Wilson, T.W., Leuthold, A.C., Lewis, S.M., Georgopoulos, A,P, and Pardo, P.J. (2005)
Cognitive dimensions of orthographic stimuli affect occipitotemporal dynamics.  Exp. Brain Res. 167: 141-147


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159 Chafee, M.V., Crowe, D.A., Averbeck, B.B. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Neural correlates of spatial judgment during object construction in parietal cortex.  Cerebral Cortex 15: 1393-1413.


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158 Georgopoulos, A.P., Langheim, F.J.P., Leuthold, A.C. and Merkle, A. (2005)
Magnetoencephalographic signals predict movement trajectory in space. Exp. Brain Res. 167: 132-135.


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157 Leuthold, A.C., Langheim, F.J.P., Lewis, S.M. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Time series analysis of magnetoencephalographic (MEG) data during copying. Exp. Brain Res. 164: 211-222.


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156 Gourtzelidis, P., Tzagarakis, C., Lewis, S.M., Crowe, D.A., Auerbach, E., Jerde, T.A.,  Ugurbil, K. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Mental maze solving: Directional fMRI tuning and population coding in the superior parietal lobule.  Exp. Brain Res. 165: 275-282.


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155 Lewis, S.M., Jerde, T.A., Tzagarakis, C., Georgopoulos, M.A., Tsekos, N., Amirikian, B., Kim, S.-G., Ugurbil, K. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Logarithmic transformation for high-field BOLD fMRI data.  Exp. Brain Res. 165: 447-453.


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154 Naselaris, T., Merchant, H., Amirikian, B. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Spatial reconstruction of trajectories of an array of recording microelectrodes.  J. Neurophysiol. 93: 2318-2330.


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153 Georgopoulos, A.P. (2004)
Catching for real and catching for fun in ecological psychology.  Focus on “Internal models of target motion: Expected dynamics override measured kinematics in timing manual interceptions”.  J. Neurophysiol. 91: 1455.


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152 Merchant, H., Battaglia-Mayer, A. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
Decoding of path-guided apparent motion from neural ensembles in posterior parietal cortex.  Exp. Brain Res. 161: 532-540.


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151 Wilson, T.W., Leuthold, A.C., Lewis, S.M., Georgopoulos, A.P. and Pardo, P.J.  (2005)
The time and space of lexicality: A neuromagnetic view.  Exp. Brain Res. 162: 1-13.


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150 Averbeck, B.B., Chafee, M.V., Crowe, D.A. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2005)
The parietal representation of hand velocity in a copy task. J. Neurophysiol. 93: 508-518.


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149 Crowe, D.A., Chafee, M.V., Averbeck, B.B. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (2004)
Participation of primary motor cortical neurons in a distributed network during maze solution: Representation of spatial parameters and time course comparison with parietal area 7a. Exp. Brain Res. 158: 28-34.


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148 Georgopoulos M.A., Georgopoulos, A.P., Kurz, N. and Landau, B. (2004) 
Figure copying in Williams syndrome and normal subjects.  Exp. Brain Res.  157: 137-146.


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147 Merchant, H., Fortes, A. F. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2004)
Short-term memory effects on the representation of two-dimensional space in the rhesus monkey.  Animal Cognition 7: 133-143.

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146 Georgopoulos, A.P. (2004)
Brain mechanisms of praxis.  In: The Cognitive Neurosciences III, Gazzaniga, M.S. (ed.), MIT Press: Cambridge, MA, pp 475-484.

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145 Fortes, A.F., Merchant, H. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2004)
Comparative and categorical spatial judgments in the monkey: ‘high’ and ‘low’.  Animal Cognition  7: 101-108.


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144 Merchant, H., Battaglia-Mayer, A. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2004)
Neural responses during interception of real and apparent circularly moving targets in motor cortex and area 7a. Cerebral Cortex 14: 314-331.


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143 Merchant, H., Battaglia-Mayer, A. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2004)
Neural responses in motor cortex and area 7a to real and apparent motion.  Exp. Brain Res. 154: 291-307.


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142 Amirikian, B. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2003)
Modular organization of directionally tuned cells in the motor cortex: Is there a short-range order?  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.100: 12474-12479.


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141 Crowe, D.A., Chafee, M.V., Averbeck, B.B. and Georgopoulos, A.P.  (2004)
Neural activity in primate parietal area 7a related to a spatial analysis of visual mazes.  Cerebral Cortex  14: 23-34.


Updated March 19, 2015