Bergmann, J., Petro, L. S., Abbatecola, C., Li, M. S., Morgan, A. T., & Muckli, L. (2024). Cortical depth profiles in primary visual cortex for illusory and imaginary experiences. Nature Communications, 15(1), 1002.


Papale, P., Wang, F., Morgan, A. T., Chen, X., Gilhuis, A., Petro, L. S., Muckli, L., Roelfsema, P.R & Self, M. W. (2023). The representation of occluded image regions in area V1 of monkeys and humans. Current biology, 33(18), 3865-3871.

Muckli*, L., Petro*, L. S., Abbatecola, C., Adeel, A., Bergmann, J., Deperrois, N., Destexhe, A., Kriegeskorte, N., Levelt, C. N., Maass, W., Morgan, A. T., Papale, P., Pennartz. Cyriel M. A., Peters, B., Petrovici, M. A., Phillips, W. A., Roelfsema, P. R., Sachdev, R. N. S., Seignette, K., … Larkum*, M. E. (2023). The cortical microcircuitry of predictions and context – a multi-scale perspective (v_0.1). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8380094

Petro, L.S., Smith, F.W., Abbatecola, C., Muckli, L. (2023). The Spatial Precision of Contextual Feedback Signals in Human V1. Biology 12, 1022.


Ortiz-Tudela, J., Bergmann, J., Bennett, M., Ehrlich, I., Muckli, L., & Shing, Y. L. (2022). Concurrent contextual and time-distant mnemonic information co-exist as feedback in the human visual cortex. NeuroImage, 119778.

Papale, P., Wang, F., Morgan, A.T., Chen, X., Gilhuis, A., Petro, L.S., Muckli, L., Roelfsema, P.R., Self, M.W. (2022). Feedback brings scene information to the representation of occluded image regions in area V1 of monkeys and humans. bioRxiv.


Chai Y, Liu TT, Marrett S, Li L, Khojandi A, Handwerker DA, Alink A, Muckli L, Bandettini PA. Topographical and Laminar Distribution of Audiovisual Processing within Human Planum Temporale. Progress in Neurobiology. 102121.

Li*, M.S.,  Abbatecola*, C., Petro, L.S., Muckli, L. (2021). Numerosity Perception in Peripheral Vision. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Svanera, M., Morgan, A.T., Petro, L.S., Muckli, L. (2021). A self-supervised deep neural network for image completion resembles early visual cortex fMRI activity patterns for occluded scenes. Journal of Vision, 21, 5.

Svanera, M. , Benini, S., Bontempi, D. and Muckli, L. (2021) CEREBRUM-7T: fast and fully volumetric brain segmentation of 7 Tesla MR volumesHuman Brain Mapping, (doi: 10.1002/hbm.25636)

Ortiz-Tudela, J., Bergmann, J., Bennett, M., Ehrlich, I., Muckli, L., & Shing, Y. L. (2021). Concurrent contextual and time-distant mnemonic information co-exist as feedback in human visual cortexbioRxiv.

Revina, Y., Petro, L.S., Denk-Florea, C.B., Rao, I.S., Muckli. L. (2021). Increased region of surround stimulation enhances contextual feedback and feedforward processing in human V1. bioRxiv


Vetter, P., Bola, L., Reich, L., Bennett, M., Muckli, L., Amedi, A. (2020).  Decoding Natural Sounds in Early ‘‘Visual’’ Cortex of Congenitally Blind Individuals. Current Biology, 30-1-6.  

Petro, L.S. Muckli, L. (2020). Neuronal codes for predictive processing in cortical layers. Behavioural and brain sciences, 43, e142.

Vizioli, L., De Martino, F., Petro, L.S., Kersten, D., Ugurbil, K., Yacoub, E., Muckli, L. Multivoxel Pattern of Blood Oxygen Level Dependent Activity can be sensitive to stimulus specific fine scale responses. Scientific Reports, 10, 7565.

Bontempi, D., Benini, S.,  Signoroni, A., Svanera, M., Muckli, L. (2020). CEREBRUM: a fast and fully-volumetric Convolutional Encoder-decodeR for weakly-supervised sEgmentation of BRain strUctures from out-of-the-scannerMedical Image Analysis, 62, 101688.

Svanera, M., Morgan, A.T., Petro, L.S., Muckli, L. (2020). An unsupervised deep neural network for image completion resembles early visual cortex fMRI activity patterns for occluded scenes. bioRxiv.  


Vizioli, L., De Martino, F., Petro, L.S., Kersten, D., Ugurbil, K., Yacoub, E., Muckli, L. Multivoxel Pattern of Blood Oxygen Level Dependent Activity can be sensitive to stimulus specific fine scale responses. bioRxiv.

Bontempi, D., Benini, S.,  Signoroni, A., Svanera, M., Muckli, L. (2019). CEREBRUM: a fast and fully-volumetric Convolutional Encoder-decodeR for weakly-supervised sEgmentation of BRain strUctures from out-of-the-scanner MRI. arXiv:1909.05085.

Morgan, A.T., Petro, L.S., Muckli L. (2019). Scene representations conveyed by cortical feedback to early visual cortex can be described by line drawings. Journal of Neuroscience, pii: 0852-19.

Pennartz, C.M.A., Dora, S., Muckli, L., Lorteije, J.A.M. (2019). Towards a Unified View on Pathways and Functions of Neural Recurrent ProcessingTrends in Neurosciences, 42(9):589-603.

Bergmann, J., Morgan, A. T., & Muckli, L. (2019). Two distinct feedback codes in V1 for ‘real’ and ‘imaginary’ internal experiences. BioRxiv, 664870.

Svanera, M., Savardi, M., Benini, S., Signoroni, A., Raz, G., Hendler, T., Muckli, L., Goebel, R., & Valente, G. (2019). Transfer learning of deep neural network representations for fMRI decodingJournal of Neuroscience Methods, 328, 108319. 


Larkum, M.E., Petro, L.S., Sachdev, R.N.S., Muckli, L. (2018). A Perspective on Cortical Layering and Layer-Spanning Neuronal Elements. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 17;12:56.

Sterzer, P., Adams, R.A., Fletcher, P., Frith, C., Lawrie, S.M., Muckli, L., Petrovic, P., Uhlhaas, P., Voss, M., Corlett, P.R. (2018). The predictive coding account of psychosis. Biological Psychiatry.

Vizioli, L., Bratch, A., Lao, J., Ugurbil, K., Muckli, L., Yacoub, E. (2018). Temporal Multivariate Pattern Analysis (tMVPA): a single trial approach exploring the temporal dynamics of the BOLD signal. Journal of Neuroscience Methods.

Petro, L.S., Muckli, L. (2018). Forecasting Faces in the Cortex. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 95-97.


Edwards, G., Vetter, P., McGruer, F., Petro, L.S.*, Muckli, L.*. (2017). Predictive feedback to V1 dynamically updates with sensory input. Scientific Reports, 7(1):16538.

Revina, Y., Petro, L.S., Muckli, L. (2017). Cortical feedback signals generalise across different spatial frequencies of feedforward inputs. Neuroimage.

Lawrence, S.J.D., Formisano, E., Muckli, L., de Lange, F.P. (2017). Laminar fMRI: Applications for cognitive neuroscience. Neuroimage. 1053-8119(17)30572-4.

Muckli, L. & Petro, L.S. (2017). The significance of memory in sensory cortex. Trends in Neurosciences. 40(5):255-256.

Petro, L.S., Paton, A.T., Muckli, L. (2017). Contextual modulation of primary visual cortex by auditory signals. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 19;372(1714).


Petro, L.S. & Muckli, L. (2016). The laminar integration of sensory inputs with feedback signals in human cortex. Brain and Cognition, 112:54-57.

Petro, L.S. & Muckli, L. (2016). The brain’s predictive prowess revealed in primary visual cortex. PNAS. 113(5):1124-5.

Morgan, A.T., Petro, L.S., Muckli, L. (2016).  Cortical feedback to V1 and V2 contains unique information about high-level scene structure. bioRxiv


Muckli L., De Martino, F., Vizioli L., Petro L.S., Smith, F.W., Ugurbil, K., Goebel, R. & Yacoub, E. (2015). Contextual feedback to superficial layers of V1. Current Biology. 25(20):2690-5.

Vetter, P., Grosbras, M-H., Muckli, L. (2015). TMS Over V5 Disrupts Motion PredictionCerebral Cortex. 25(4):1052-9.


Petro L.S., Vizioli L. & Muckli L. (2014) Contributions of cortical feedback to sensory processing in primary visual cortexFrontiers in Psychology, 5:1223.

Vetter, P., Smith, F.W., Muckli, L. (2014) Decoding sound and imagery content in early visual cortex. Current Biology, 24, 1256-1262. 

Vetter, P., Sanders, L.L.O., Muckli, L. (2014) Dissociation of prediction from conscious perception. Perception, 43, 1107-1113.


De Martino, F., Zimmermann, J., Muckli, L., Ugurbi,l K., Yacoub, E., Goebel, R.(2013) Cortical Depth Dependent Functional Responses in Humans at 7T: Improved Specificity with 3D GRASE. PLoS One. 8:e60514.

Muckli, L. & Petro L.S. (2013) Network interactions: non-geniculate input to V1Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23, 195–201.

Muckli, L., Petro L.S. & Smith F.W. (2013) Backwards is the way forward:feedback in the cortical hierarchy predicts the expected future. Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 36:4.  

Petro L.S., Smith F.W., Schyns P.G. & Muckli L. (2013) Decoding face categories in diagnostic sub-regions of primary visual cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 37, 1130-9.


Sanders LLO, Muckli L, de Millas W, Lautenschlager M, Heinz A, Kathmann N, Sterzer P. (2012). Detection of visual events along the apparent motion trace in patients with paranoid schizophreniaPsychiatry Research, 198, 216-23.

Vetter P, Edwards G, Muckli L. (2012). Transfer of predictive signals across saccades. Frontiers in Psychology, 176, 1-10.


Kessler K, Muckli L. (2011). Reading others’ minds by measuring their brains: fascinating and challenging for science, but ready for use in court? Cortex, 47, 1240-2.

Naumer MJ, van den Bosch JJ, Wibral M, Kohler A, Singer W, Kaiser J, van de Ven V, Muckli L. (2011). Investigating human audio-visual object perception with a combination of hypothesis-generating and hypothesis-testing fMRI analysis toolsExperimental Brain Research, 213, 309-20.


Smith FW, Muckli L.(2010). Nonstimulated early visual areas carry information about surrounding context. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107, 20099-103.

Alink A, Schwiedrzik CM, Kohler A, Singer W, Muckli L. (2010). Stimulus predictability reduces responses in primary visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 2960-6.

Maus GW, Weigelt S, Nijhawan R, Muckli L. (2010). Does Area V3A Predict Positions of Moving Objects? Frontiers in Psychology, 1, 186.

Muckli L. (2010). What are we missing here? Brain Imaging Evidence for Higher Cognitive Functions in Primary Visual Cortex V1. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, 20, 131-139.


Pipa G, Städtler ES, Rodriguez EF, Waltz JA, Muckli L, Singer W, Goebel R, Munk MH. (2009). Performance- and stimulus-dependent oscillations in monkey prefrontal cortex during short-term memory. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 3, 25.

 Muckli L, Naumer MJ, Singer W. (2009). Bilateral visual field maps in a patient with only one hemisphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 106, 13034-9.

Choubey B, Jurcoane A, Muckli L, Sireteanu R. (2009). Methods for dichoptic stimulus presentation in functional magnetic resonance imaging – a review. The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 3, 17-25.

Jurcoane A, Choubey B, Mitsieva D, Muckli L, Sireteanu R. (2009). Interocular transfer of orientation-specific fMRI adaptation reveals amblyopia-related deficits in humans. Vision Research, 49, 1681-92.

Hodzic A, Kaas A, Muckli L, Stirn A, Singer W. (2009). Distinct cortical networks for the detection and identification of human body. Neuroimage, 45, 1264-71.

Weigelt S, Muckli L, Kohler A. (2009). Functional magnetic resonance adaptation in visual neuroscience. Reviews Neuroscience, 19, 363-80.

Naumer MJ, Doehrmann O, Müller NG, Muckli L, Kaiser J, Hein G. (2009). Cortical plasticity of audio-visual object representations. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1641-53.

Wibral M, Bledowski C, Kohler A, Singer W, Muckli L. (2009). The timing of feedback to early visual cortex in the perception of long-range apparent motion. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1567-82.

Hodzic A, Muckli L, Singer W, Stirn A. (2009). Cortical responses to self and others. Human Brain Mapping, 30, 951-62.


Smith FW, Muckli L, Brennan D, Pernet C, Smith ML, Belin P, Gosselin F, Hadley DM, Cavanagh J, Schyns PG. (2008). Classification images reveal the information sensitivity of brain voxels in fMRI. Neuroimage, 40, 1643-54.

Alink A, Singer W, Muckli L. (2008). Capture of auditory motion by vision is represented by an activation shift from auditory to visual motion cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 2690-7.

Kohler A, Haddad L, Singer W, Muckli L. (2008). Deciding what to see: the role of intention and attention in the perception of apparent motion. Vision Research, 48, 1096-106.


Schwiedrzik CM, Alink A, Kohler A, Singer, W, Muckli L. A spatio-temporal interaction on the apparent motion trace. Vision Research, 47, 3424-3433.

Weigelt S, Singer W, Muckli L. (2007). Separate cortical stages in amodal completion revealed by functional magnetic resonance adaptation. BMC Neuroscience, 8, 70.

Hein G, Doehrmann O, Müller NG, Kaiser J, Muckli L, Naumer MJ. (2007). Object familiarity and semantic congruency modulate responses in cortical audiovisual integration areas. The Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 7881-7.

Jurcoane A, Choubey B, Muckli L, Sireteanu R. (2007). A pilot study for investigating cortical binocularity in humans using fMRI adaptationStrabismus, 15, 33-7.

Weigelt S, Kourtzi Z, Kohler A, Singer W, Muckli L. (2007). The cortical representation of objects rotating in depthThe Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 3864-74.

Wibral M, Muckli L, Melnikovic K, Scheller B, Alink A, Singer W, Munk MH. (2007). Time-dependent effects of hyperoxia on the BOLD fMRI signal in primate visual cortex and LGN. Neuroimage, 35, 1044-63.

2006 and before

Schicke T, Muckli L, Beer AL, Wibral M, Singer W, Goebel R, Rösler F, Röder B. (2006). Tight covariation of BOLD signal changes and slow ERPs in the parietal cortex in a parametric spatial imagery task with haptic acquisition. European Journal of Neuroscience, 23, 1910-8.

Muckli L, Kiess S, Tonhausen N, Singer W, Goebel R, Sireteanu R. (2006). Cerebral correlates of impaired grating perception in individual, psychophysically assessed human amblyopes. Vision Research, 46, 506-26.

Sack AT, Kohler A, Linden DE, Goebel R, Muckli L. (2006). The temporal characteristics of motion processing in hMT/V5+: combining fMRI and neuronavigated TMS. Neuroimage, 29, 1326-35.

Muckli L, Kohler A, Kriegeskorte N, Singer W. (2005). Primary visual cortex activity along the apparent-motion trace reflects illusory perceptionPLoS Biology, 3, e265.

Linden DE, Bittner RA, Muckli L, Waltz JA, Kriegeskorte N, Goebel R, Singer W, Munk MH. (2003). Cortical capacity constraints for visual working memory: dissociation of fMRI load effects in a fronto-parietal networkNeuroimage, 20, 1518-30.

Muckli L, Singer W, Zanella FE, Goebel R. (2002). Integration of multiple motion vectors over space: an fMRI study of transparent motion perception. Neuroimage, 16, 843-56.

Munk MH, Linden DE, Muckli L, Lanfermann H, Zanella FE, Singer W, Goebel R. (2002). Distributed cortical systems in visual short-term memory revealed by event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging. Cerebral Cortex, 12, 866-76.

Muckli L, Kriegeskorte N, Lanfermann H, Zanella FE, Singer W, Goebel R. (2002).  Apparent motion: event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging of perceptual switches and States. Journal of Neuroscience, 22, RC219.

Goebel R, L Muckli, FE Zanella, W Singer, P Stoerig (2001). Sustained extrastriate cortical activation without visual awareness revealed by fMRI studies of hemianopic patients. Vision Research, 41, 1459-74.

Scherg M, DEJ Linden, L Muckli, R Roth, K Drüen, N Ille, S Linek, FE Zanella, W Singer, R Goebel (1999). Combining MEG with fMRI in studies of the human visual system. Tohoku University Press, 1999, 129-132

Green DW, A McClelland, L Muckli, C Simmons (1999). Arguments and deontic decisions. Acta Psycholgica, 101, 27-47.

Goebel R, D Khorram-Sefat, L Muckli, H Hacker, W  Singer. (1998). The constructive nature of vision: direct evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging studies of apparent motion and motion imagery. European Journal of Neuroscience, 10, 1563-1573.