Selected Publications



6. Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). Somatosensory Prosthesis, Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience.

7. Long, K.H., Fitzgerald, E.E., Berger-Wolf, E., Fawaz, A., Greenspon, C.M., Lindau, S.T., Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). The coarse mental map of    the breast is anchored on the nipple , bioRxiv.

8. Nanivadekar, A.C., Bose, R., Petersen, B.A., Okorokova, E.V., Sarma, D., Farooqui, J., Dalrymple, A.N., Levy, I., Helm, E.R., Miele, V.J.,       Boninger, M.L., Capogrosso, M., Bensmaia, S.J., Weber, D.J., Fisher, L.E. (2022). Spinal cord stimulation restores sensation, improves         function, and reduces phantom pain after transtibial amputation, medRxiv.

9. Callier, T., Gitchell, T., Harvey, M.A., Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). Disentangling temporal and rate codes in primate somatosensory cortex ,      bioRxiv.

10. Long, K.H., Greenspon, C.M., van Driesche, A., Lieber, J.D., Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). Texture coding in higher order somatosensory      cortices of primates, bioRxiv.

11. Lieber, J.D., Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). The neural basis of tactile texture perception, Current Opinion in Neurobiology.

12. Pandarinath, C., Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). The science and engineering behind sensitized brain-controlled bionic hands, Physiological     Reviews.

13. Sombeck, J.T., Heye, J., Kumaravelu, K., Goetz, S.M., Peterchev, A.V., Grill, W.M., Bensmaia, S.J., & Miller, L.E. (2022) Characterizing the short-latency evoked response to intracortical microstimulation across a multi-electrode array, Journal of Neural Engineering

14. Christie, B., Osborn, L.E., McMullen, D.P., Pawar, A.S., Thomas, T.M., Bensmaia, S.J., Celnik, P.A., Fifer, M.S., & Francesco, T.V. (2022).       Perceived timing of cutatneous vibration and intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex , Brain Stimulation

15. Yan, Y., Sobinov, A.R., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). Prehension kinematics in human and macaques, Journal of Neurophysiology.

16. Graczyk, E.L., Christie, B.P., Tyler, D.J., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). Frequency shapes the quality of tactile percepts evoked through       electrical stimulation of the nerves, Journal of Neuroscience.

17. Kumaravelu, K., Sombeck, J., Miller, L.E., Bensmaia, S.J., Grill, W.M. (2022). Stoney vs. Histed: Quantifying the spatial effects of       intracortical microstimulation, Brain Stimulation.

18. Long., K.H., McLellan, K.R., Boyarinova, M., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2022). Proprioceptive sensitivity to imposed finger deflections, Journal  of Neurophysiology.

19. Fifer, M.S., McMullen, D.P., Osborn, L.E., Thomas, T.M., Christie, B.P., Nickl, R.W., Candrea, D.N., Pohlmeyer, E.A., Thompson, M.C., Anaya, M.A., Schellekens, W., Ramsey, N.F., Bensmaia, S.J., Anderson, W.S., Wester, B.A., Crone, N.E., Celnik, P.A., Cantarero, G.L., Tenore, F.V.       2022). Intracortical somatosensory stimulation to elicit fingertip sensations in an individual with spinal cord injury, Neurology.


20. Suresh, A.K., Greenspon, C.M., He, Q., Rosenow, J.M., Miller, L.E., Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). Sensory computations in the cuneate nucleus of macaques, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

21. Sobinov, A.R., Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). The neural mechanisms of manual dexterity, Nature Reviews Neuroscience.

22.  Osborn, L.E., Christie, B.P., McMullen, D.P., Nickl, R.W., Thompson, M.C., Pawar, A.S., Thomas, T.M., Alejandro, Anaya, M., Crone, N.E.,      Wester, B.A., Bensmaia, S.J., Celnik, P.A., Cantarero, G.L., Tenore, F.V., Fifer, M.S. (2021). Intracortical microstimulation of      somatosensory cortex enables object identification through perceived sensations, Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.

23. Lutz, O.J, Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). Proprioceptive representations of the hand in somatosensory cortex, Current Opinion in Physiology.

24. McMullen, D.P., Thomas, T.M., Fifer, M.S., Candrea, D.N., Tenore, F.V., Nickl, R.W., Pohlmeyer, E.A., Coogan, C., Osborn, L.E., Schiavi, A.,      Wojtasiewicz, T., Gordon, C.R., Cohen, A.B., Ramsey, N.F., Schellekens, W., Bensmaia, S.J., Cantarero, G.L., Celnik, P.A., Wester, B.A.,       Anderson, W.S., Crone, N.E. (2021). Novel intraoperative online functional mapping of somatosensory finger representations for      targeted stimulating electrode placement, Journal of Neurosurgery.

25. O’Connor, D.H., Krubitzer, E.L., Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). Of mice and monkeys: Somatosensory processing in two prominent animal          models, Progress in Neurobiology.

26. Liu, M., Batista, A., Bensmaia, S.J., J Weber, D.J. (2021). Information about contact force and surface texture is mixed in the firing       rates of cutaneous afferent neurons, Journal of Neurophysiology.

27. Suresh, A.K., Greenspon, C.M., He, Q., Rosenow, J.M., Miller, L.M., Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). Sensory computations in the cuneate       nucleus of macaques, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.

28. Callier, T., Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). Restoring the sense of touch with electrical stimulation of the nerve and brain, Somatosensory       Feedback for Neuroprosthetics.

29. Long, K.H., Lieber, J.D, & Bensmaia, S.J. (2021).Texture is encoded in precise temporal spiking patterns in primate somatosensory      cortex, Nature Communications.

29. Versteeg, C., Rosenow, J.M., Bensmaia, S.J., Miller, L.E. (2021). Encoding of limb state by single neurons in the cuneate nucleus of       awake monkeys, Journal of Neurophysiology.

30. He, Q., Versteeg, C.S., Suresh, A.K., Rosenow, J., Miller, L.E., Bensmaia, S.J., (2021). Modulation of cutaneous responses in the cuneate nucleus of macaques during active movement, bioRxiv.

31. Lutz, O.J. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2021). Proprioceptive representations of the hand in somatosensory cortex, Current Opinion in        Physiology.

32. Liu, M., Batista, A., Bensmaia, S., & Weber, D.J. (2021). Information about contact force and surface texture is mixed in the firing rates of cutaneous afferent neurons, Journal of Neurophysiology.


33. Ortiz-Catalan, M., Mastinu, E., Greenspon, C.M., Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Chronic use of a sensitized bionic hand does not remap the       sense of touch, Cell Reports.

34. Suresh, A.K., Goodman, J.M., Okorokova, E.V., Kaufman, M.T., Hatsopoulos, N.G., Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Neural Population Dynamics    in Motor Cortex are Different for Reach and Grasp, Elife.

35. Kumaravelu, K., Tomlinson, T., Callier, T., Sombeck, J., Bensmaia, S.J., Miller, L.E., & Grill, W. M. (2020). A comprehensive model-based    framework for optimal design of biomimetic patterns of electrical stimulation for prosthetic sensation, Journal of Neural Engineering.

36. Yan, Y., Goodman, J.M., Moore, D.D. Solla, S.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Unexpected complexity of everyday manual behaviors,       Nature Communications.

37. Greenspon, C.M., McLellan, K.R., Lieber, J.D., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Effect of scanning speed on texture-elicited vibrations, Journal  of the Royal Society Interface.

38. Okorokova, E.V., Goodman, J.M., Hatsopoulos, N.G., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Decoding hand kinematics from population responses in sensorimotor cortex during grasping, Journal of Neural Engineering.

39. George, J.A., Brinton, M.R., Colgan, P.C., Colvin, G.K., Bensmaia, S.J., Clark, G.A. (2020). Intensity discriminability of electrocutaneous    and intraneural stimulation pulse frequency in intact individuals and amputees, IEEE Xplore.

40. Lieber, J.D., Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Emergence of an invariant representation of texture in primate somatosensory cortex, Cerebral      Cortex.

41. Fifer, M.S., McMullen, D.P., Thomas, T.M., Osborn, L.E., Nickl, R.W., Candrea, D.N., Pohlmeyer, E.A., Thompson, M.C., Anaya, M.,       Schellekens, W., Ramsey, N.F., Bensmaia, S.J., Anderson, W.S., Wester, B.A., Crone, N.E., Celnik, P.A., Cantarero, G.L., Tenore, F.V. (2020).       Intracortical Microstimulation Elicits Human Fingertip Sensations , medRxiv.

42. Callier, T., Brantly, N., Caravelli, A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). The frequency of cortical microstimulation shapes artificial touch,       Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

43. Downey, J.E., Brooks, J., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2020). Artificial sensory feedback for bionic hands, Intelligent Biomechatronics in       Neurorehabilitation.


44. Goodman, J.M., Tabot, G.A., Lee, A.S., Suresh, A.K., Rajan, A.T., Hatsopoulos, N.G., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). Postural representations    of the hand in primate sensorimotor cortex, Neuron.

45. Prendergast, B., Brooks, J., Goodman, J.M., Boyarinova, M., Winberry, J.E., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). Finger posture and finger load are   perceived independently, Scientific Reports.

46. George, J.A., Kluger, D.T., Davis, T.S., Wendelken, S.M., Okorokova, E.V., He, Q., Duncan, C.C., Hutchinson, D.T., Thumser, Z.C., Beckler,       D.T., Marasco, P.D., Bensmaia, S.J., & Clark, G.A. (2019). Biomimetic sensory feedback through peripheral nerve stimulation improves      dexterous use of a bionic hand, Science Robotics.

47. Delhaye, B.P., O’Donnell, M.K., Lieber, J.D., McLellan, K.R., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). Feeling fooled: Texture contaminates the neural       code for tactile speed, Public Library of Science Biology.

48. Delhaye, B.P., Xia, X, Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). Rapid geometric feature signaling in the simulated spiking activity of a complete       population of tactile nerve fibers, Journal of Neurophysiology.

49. Callier, T., Suresh, A.K., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). Neural coding of contact events in somatosensory cortex, Cerebral Cortex.

50. Lieber, J.D. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). Neural mechanisms of tactile texture perception, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of       Neuroscience.

51. Lieber, J.D. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2019). High-dimensional representation of texture in the somatosensory cortex of primates,       Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


52. Goodman, J.M., Bensmaia, S.J. (2018). The neural basis of haptic perception, Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology and       Cognitive Neuroscience.

53. Okorokova, E.V., He, Q., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2018). Biomimetic encoding model for restoring touch in bionic hands through a nerve       interface, Journal of Neural Engineering.

54. Graczyk, E.L., Delhaye, B.P., Scheifer, M.A., Bensmaia, S.J., & Tyler, D.J. (2018). Sensory adaptation to electrical stimulation of the       somatosensory nerves, Journal of Neural Engineering.

55. Delhaye, B.P., Long, K.H., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2018). Neural basis of touch and proprioception in primate cortex, Comprehensive      Physiology.


56. Boundy-Singer, Z.M., Saal, H.P., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). Speed invariance of tactile texture perception, Journal of Neurophysiology.

57. Saal, H.P., Suresh, A.K., Solorzano, L.E., Weber, A.I., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). The effect of contact force on the responses of tactile       nerve fibers to scanned textures, Neuroscience.

58. Lieber, J.D., Xia, X., Weber, A.I., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). The neural code for tactile roughness in the somatosensory nerves, Journal    of Neurophysiology.

59. Suresh, A.K., Winberry, J., Versteeg, C., Chowdhurry, R.H., Tomlinson, T., Rosenow, J.M., Miller, L.E., and Bensmaia, S.J. (2017).       Methodological considerations for a chronic neural interface with the cuneate nucleus of macaques, Journal of Neurophysiology.

60. Saal, H.P., Delhaye, B.P., Rayhaun, B.C., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). Simulating tactile signals from the whole hand with millisecond     precision, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

61. Goodman, J.M. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). A variation code accounts for the perceived roughness of coarsely textured surfaces,       Scientific Reports.

62. Bensmaia, S.J. & Horch, K.W. (2017). Somatic sensation, in Neuroprosthetics: Theory and Practice, World Scientific Publishing.

63. Makin, T.R. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). Stability of sensory topographies in adult cortex, Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

64. Kim, S.S., Callier, T., and Bensmaia, S.J. (2017). A computational model that predicts behavioral sensitivity to intracortical       microstimulation, Journal of Neural Engineering.


65. Delhaye, B.P., Saal, H.P., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Key considerations in designing a somatosensory neuroprosthesis, Journal of       Physiology – Paris.

67. Flesher, S.N., Collinger, J.L., Foldes, S.T., Weiss, J.M., Downey, J.E., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Bensmaia, S.J., Schwartz, A.B., Boninger, M.L., &   Gaunt, R.A. (2016). Intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex, Science Translational Medicine.

68. Graczyk, E.L., Schiefer, M.A., Saal, H.P., Delhaye, B.P., Bensmaia, S.J., & Tyler, D.J. (2016). The neural basis of perceived intensity in      natural and artificial touch, Science Translational Medicine.

69. Suresh, A.K., Saal, H.P., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Edge orientation signals in tactile afferents of macaques, Journal of      Neurophysiology.

70. Saal, H.P., Wang, X., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Importance of spike timing in touch: an analogy with hearing? Current Opinion in      Neurobiology.

71. Delhaye, B.P., Schluter, E.W., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Robo-Psychophysics: extracting behaviorally relevant features from the output   of sensors on a prosthetic finger, IEEE Transactions on Haptics.

72. Yau, J.M., Kim, S.S., Thakur, P.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2016). Feeling form: the neural basis of haptic shape perception, Journal of      Neurophysiology.


72. Saal, H.P., Harvey, M.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Rate and timing of cortical responses driven by separate sensory channels, Elife.

73. Callier, T., Saal, H.P., Tabot, G.A., Kim, S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Feeling through a bionic hand, Journal of the Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center.

74. Cho, Y., Craig, J.C., Hsiao, S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Vision is superior to touch in shape perception even with equivalent         peripheral input, Journal of Neurophysiology.

75.  Kim, S., Callier, T., Tabot, G.A., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Behavioral assessment of sensitivity to intracortical       microstimulation of primate somatosensory cortex, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

76. Pack, C.C. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Seeing and feeling motion: canonical computations in vision and touch, Public Library of Science Biology.

77. Rajan, A.T., Boback, J.L., Dammann, J.F., Tenore, F.V., Wester, B.A., Otto, K.J., Gaunt, R.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). The effects of       chronic intracortical microstimulation on neural tissue and fine motor behavior, Journal of Neural Engineering.

78. Callier, T., Schluter, E.W., Tabot, G.A., Miller, L.E., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Long-term stability of sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation of somatosensory cortex, Journal of Neural Engineering.

79. Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Biomimetic approaches to bionic touch through a peripheral nerve interface, Neuropsychologia.

80. Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Biological and bionic hands: natural neural coding and artificial perception, Philosophical Transactions of the  Royal Society Lond B Biol Sci.

81. Bensmaia, S.J. & DiCarlo, J.J. (2015). Steven Hsiao: In Memoriam, Neuron.

82. Callier, T., Saal, H.P., Davis-Berg, E.C., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Kinematics of unconstrained tactile texture exploration, Journal of Neurophysiology.

83. Kim, S., Callier, T., Tabot, G.A., Tenore, F.V., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Sensitivity to microstimulation of somatosensory cortex      distributed over multiple electrodes, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.

84. Tabot, G.A., Kim, S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2015). Restoring tactile and proprioceptive sensation through a brain interface, Neurobiology of Disease.


85. Pei, Y.C. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). The neural basis of tactile motion perception, Journal of Neurophysiology.

86. Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). Touch is a team effort: Interplay of submodalities in cutaneous sensibility, Trends in Neuroscience.

87. Bensmaia, S.J. & Miller, L.E. (2014). Restoring sensorimotor function through intracortical interfaces: progress and looming  challenges, Nature Reviews Neuroscience.

88. Manfredi, L.R., Saal, H.P., Brown, K.J., Zielinski, M.C., Dammann, J.F., Polashock, V.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). Natural scenes in tactile texture, Journal of Neurophysiology.

89. Chen, K.H., Dammann, J.F., Boback, J.L., Tenore, F.V., Otto, K.J., Gaunt, R.A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). The effect of chronic intracortical microstimulation on the electrode-tissue interface, Journal of Neural Engineering.

90. Pei, Y.C., Lee, T.C., Chang, T.Y., Ruffatto, D., Spenko, M., Bensmaia, S.J. (2014). A multi-digit tactile motion stimulator, Journal of  Neuroscience Methods.


91. Zaidi, Q., Victor, J., McDermott, J., Geffen, M., Bensmaia, S., & Cleland, T. (2013) Perceptual Spaces: Mathematical structures to neural mechanisms, Journal of Neuroscience.

92. Tabot, G.A., Dammann III, J.F., Berg, J.A., Tenore, F.V., Boback, J.L., Vogelstein, R.J., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Restoring the sense of  touch with a prosthetic hand through a brain interface, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

93. Weber, A.I., Saal, H.P., Lieber, J.D., Cheng, J.-W., Manfredi, L.R., Dammann III, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Spatial and temporal codes mediate the tactile perception of natural textures, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

94. Harvey, M.A., Saal, H.P., Dammann, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Multiplexing stimulus information through rate and temporal codes  in primate somatosensory cortex, Public Library of Science Biology.

95. Berg, J.A., Dammann, J.F., Tenore, F.V., Tabot, G.A., Boback, J.L., Manfredi, L.R., Peterson, M.L., Katyal, K.D., Johannes, M.S., Makhlin, A., Wilcox, R., Franklin, R.K., Vogelstein, R.J., Hatsopoulos, N.G., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Behavioral demonstration of a somatosensory          neuroprosthesis. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.

96. Cheng, J., Weber, A., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2013). Comparing the effects of isoflurane and pentobarbital on the responses of cutaneous    mechanoreceptive afferents, BMC Anesthesiology.

97. Dong Y., Mihalas S., Kim S.S., Yoshioka T., Bensmaia S.J. & Niebur E. (2013). A simple model of mechanotransduction in primate           glabrous skin. Journal of Neurophysiology.


98. Mackevicius, E.L., Best, M.D., Saal, H.P. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2012). Millisecond precision spike timing shapes tactile perception. Journal of Neuroscience.

99. Manfredi L.R., Baker A.T., Elias D.O., Dammann J.F. 3rd, Zielinski M.C., Polashock V.S. & Bensmaia S.J. (2012). The effect of surface wave propagation on neural responses to vibration in primate glabrous skin. PLoS One.

100. Kim S, Mihalas S, Russell A, Dong Y & Bensmaia S. (2012). Does afferent heterogeneity matter in conveying tactile feedback through peripheral nerve stimulation? IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng.

101. Bensmaia, S.J. & Manfredi, L.M. (2012). The sense of touch. In Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Elsevier.


102. Pei Y.C., Hsiao S.S., Craig J.C. & Bensmaia S.J. (2011). Neural mechanisms of tactile motion integration in somatosensory cortex. Neuron.

103. Bensmaia, S.J. & Yau, J.M. (2011). The organization and function of the somatosensory cortex, The Handbook of Touch, Springer Publishing Company, New York, New York


104. Yau, J.M., Weber, A.I., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2010). Separate mechanisms for audio-tactile pitch and loudness interactions, Frontiers in Perception Science.

105. Kim, S.S., Sripati, A.P. & Bensmaia, S.J (2010). Predicting the timing of spikes evoked by tactile stimulation of the hand, Journal of Neurophysiology.

106. Pei, Y.C., Hsiao, S.S., Craig, J.C. & Bensmaia, S.J (2010). Shape invariant coding of motion direction in somatosensory cortex, Public Library of Science Biology.

107. Bensmaia, S.J. (2010) Tactile acuity, in B. Goldstein (ed) The Encyclopedia of Perception, pp 947-950, Sage publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA

108. Bensmaia, S.J. (2010) Vibratory perception, in B. Goldstein (ed) The Encyclopedia of Perception, pp 1029-1032, Sage publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA


109. Kim, S., Sripati, A.P., Vogelstein, R.J., Armiger, R.S., Russel, A.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Conveying tactile feedback in sensorized hand neuroprostheses using a biofidelic model of mechanotransduction, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.

110. Pei, Y.C., Denchev P.V., Hsiao S.S., Craig J.C. & Bensmaia S.J. (2009). Convergence of submodality-specific input onto neurons in primary somatosensory cortex, Journal of Neurophysiology.

111. Yau J.M., Hollins M., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Textural timbre: the perception of surface microtexture depends in part on multimodal spectral cues, Communicative and Integrative Biology.

112. Yau J.M., Olenczak J.B., Dammann, J.F. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2009). Temporal frequency channels linked across audition and touch, Current Biology.


113. Pei, Y.C., Hsiao S.S., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2008). The tactile integration of local motion cues is analogous to its visual counterpart, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

114. Craig J.C., Rhodes R.P., Gibson G.O. & Bensmaia S.J. (2008). Discriminating smooth from grooved surfaces: Effects of random variations in skin penetration, Experimental Brain Research.

115. Bensmaia, S.J., Denchev P.V., Dammann J.F., Craig J.C., & Hsiao, S.S. (2008). The representation of stimulus orientation in the early stages of somatosensory processing, Journal of Neuroscience.

116. Bensmaia, S.J., Hsiao, S.S., Denchev, P.V., Killebrew, J.H., & Craig J.C. (2008). The tactile perception of stimulus orientation, Somatosensory and Motor Research.

117. Bensmaia S.J., Kim S.S., Sripati A.P. & Vogelstein RJ (2008). Conveying tactile feedback using a model of mechanotransduction, Proceedings of IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, Baltimore, MD

118. Bensmaia S.J. (2008) Tactile intensity and population codes, Behavioural Brain Research.

119. Hsiao S.S. & Bensmaia S.J. (2008) Coding of object shape and texture, The Senses – A Comprehensive Reference, Academic Press.


120. Hollins, S.S. & Bensmaia, S.J. (2007). The coding of roughness, Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology

121. Muniak, M.A., Ray, S., Hsiao, S.S., Dammann, J.F., & Bensmaia, S.J. (2007). The neural coding of stimulus intensity: linking the population response of mechanoreceptive afferents with psychophysical behavior, Journal of Neuroscience.

122. Yoshioka, T., Bensmaia, S.J., Craig, J.C., & Hsiao, S.S. (2007). Texture perception through direct and indirect touch: an analysis of perceptual space for tactile textures in two modes of exploration, Somatosensory and Motor Research.

123. Killebrew, J.H., Bensmaia, S.J., Dammann, J.F., Denchev, P., Hsiao, S.S., Craig, J.C. & Johnson, K.O. (2007). A dense array stimulator to generate arbitrary spatio-temporal tactile stimuli, Journal of Neuroscience Methods.


124. Bensmaia, S.J., Killebrew, J.H. & Craig, J.C. (2006). Influence of visual motion on tactile motion perception,Journal of Neurophysiology.

125. Sripati, A.P., Bensmaia, S.J., & Johnson, K.O. (2006). A continuum mechanical model of mechanoreceptive afferent responses to indented spatial patterns, Journal of Neurophysiology.

126. Bensmaia, S.J., Craig, J.C., & Johnson, K.O. (2006). Temporal factors in tactile spatial acuity: Evidence for RA interference in fine spatial processing, Journal of Neurophysiology.

127. Bensmaia, S.J., Craig, J.C., Yoshioka, T., & Johnson, K.O. (2006). SA1 and RA responses to static and vibrating gratings, Journal of Neurophysiology.


128. Leung, Y.Y.M., Bensmaia, S.J., Hsiao, S.S. & Johnson, K.O. (2005). Time-course of vibratory adaptation and recovery in cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents, Journal of Neurophysiology.

129. Bensmaia, S.J., Leung, Y.Y.M., Hsiao, S.S. & Johnson, K.O. (2005). Vibratory adaptation of cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents, Journal of Neurophysiology.

130. Bensmaia, S.J. & Hollins, M. (2005). Pacinian representation of fine surface texture, Perception & Psychophysics.

131. Bensmaia, S.J., Hollins, M., & Yau. J. (2005). Vibrotactile intensity and frequency information in the pacinian system: a psychophysical model, Perception & Psychophysics.


132. Bensmaia, S.J. & Hollins, M (2003). The vibrations of texture, Somatosensory and Motor Research.


133. Bensmaia, S. (2002). A transduction model of the Meissner corpuscle, Mathematical Biosciences.

134. Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S. J., & Roy, E. A. (2002). Vibrotaction and texture perception, Behavioural Brain Research.


135. Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S., & Washburn, S. (2001). Vibrotactile adaptation impairs discrimination of fine, but not coarse, textures, Somatosensory and Motor Research.


136. Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S., Karlof, K., & Young, F. (2000).Individual Differences in Perceptual Space for Tactile Textures: Evidence from Multidimensional Scaling, Perception & Psychophysics.


137. Hollins, M., Bensmaia, S., & Risner, R. (1998). The duplex theory of tactile texture perception. In Grondin, S., & Lacouture, Y. (Eds.), Fechner Day 98. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (pp. 115-120). Québec, Canada: The International Society for Psychophysics