Joaquin Fuster, M.D.


Senate Emeritus Distinguished Professor , Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Emeritus Member, Brain Research Institute

Member, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Neuroengineering Training Program

Contact Information

Work Phone Number: (310) 825-9989

Mailing Address:

760 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Work Address:

760 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095



A selected list of publications:

Zhou Yong-Di, Ardestani Allen, Fuster Joaquín M   Distributed and associative working memory Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2007; 17 Suppl 1: i77-87.
Fuster Joaquin M   Jackson and the frontal executive hierarchy International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, 2007; 64(1): 106-7.
Fuster Joaquín M   The cognit: a network model of cortical representation International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, 2006; 60(2): 125-32.
Deco Gustavo, Ledberg Anders, Almeida Rita, Fuster Joaquín   Neural dynamics of cross-modal and cross-temporal associations Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation cérébrale, 2005; 166(3-4): 325-36.
Fuster Joaquín, Guiou Michael, Ardestani Allen, Cannestra Andrew, Sheth Sameer, Zhou Yong-Di, Toga Arthur, Bodner Mark   Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in cognitive neuroscience of the primate brain NeuroImage, 2005; 26(1): 215-20.
Fuster Joaquin M   The cortical substrate of general intelligence Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior, 2005; 41(2): 228-9.
Fuster Joaquín M   Patricia Shoer Goldman-Rakic (1937-2003) The American psychologist, 2004; 59(6): 559-60.
Zhou Yong-Di, Fuster Joaquín M   Somatosensory cell response to an auditory cue in a haptic memory task Behavioural brain research, 2004; 153(2): 573-8.
Fuster Joaquín M   Frontal lobe and cognitive development Journal of neurocytology, 2004; 31(3-5): 373-85.
DeFelipe Javier, Elston Guy N, Fujita Ichiro, Fuster Joaquín, Harrison Kimberly H, Hof Patrick R, Kawaguchi Yasuo, Martin Kevan A C, Rockland Kathleen S, Thomson Alex M, Wang Samuel S-H, White Edward L, Yuste Rafael   Neocortical circuits: evolutionary aspects and specificity versus non-specificity of synaptic connections. Remarks, main conclusions and general comments and discussion Journal of neurocytology, 2004; 31(3-5): 387-416.
Fuster Joaquín M   Upper processing stages of the perception-action cycle Trends in cognitive sciences, 2004; 8(4): 143-5.
Fuster, J.M.   Prefrontal cortex and memory in primates, Learning & Memory, 2003; 2nd Edition: 535-538.
Fuster, J.M.   Prefrontal Cortex in Temporal Organization of Action, : The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Network, 2002; Second Edition: 905-910.
Fuster, JM   The prefrontal cortex--an update: time is of the essence Neuron. , 2001; 30(2): 319-33.
Fuster, JM Bodner, M Kroger, JK   Cross-modal and cross-temporal association in neurons of frontal cortex Nature. , 2000; 405(6784): 347-51.
Fuster, J.M.   The Prefrontal Cortex, , 1997; .
Fuster, J.M.   Memory in the Cerebral Cortex, , 1995; .