Dr Lucy Petro

  • Research Associate (Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging)
  • Volunteer Counsellor (Student Support & Wellbeing)

Research interests

I graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BSc Hons in Neuroscience, a Masters degree in Research Methods of Psychological Science and a PhD in Psychology completed in the lab of Prof Philippe Schyns using EEG and fMRI to study top-down effects during face processing. I then did postdoctoral research with Prof Winrich Freiwald at Rockefeller University in New York before returning to Glasgow to work with Prof Lars Muckli using fMRI to study predictive processing of sensory information in the visual system. I am also interested in how complex and flexible predictions govern behaviour and emotional responses, and how maladaptive higher-level internal models can be altered with psychotherapeutic intervention. I am a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist, working with integrative models of therapy.


Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2018

Revina, Y., Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2018) Cortical feedback signals generalise across different spatial frequencies of feedforward inputs. NeuroImage, 180(Part A), pp. 280-290. (doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.09.047) (PMID:28951158)

Larkum, M. E., Petro, L. S. , Sachdev, R. N.S. and Muckli, L. (2018) A perspective on cortical layering and layer-spanning neuronal elements. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 12, 56. (doi:10.3389/fnana.2018.00056) (PMID:30065634) (PMCID:PMC6056619)

Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2018) Forecasting faces in the cortex: Comment on ‘High-level prediction signals in a low-level area of the macaque face-processing hierarchy’, by Schwiedrzik and Freiwald, Neuron (2017). Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(2), pp. 95-97. (doi:10.1016/j.tics.2017.12.001) (PMID:29269195) (PMCID:PMC5774611)

2017

Edwards, G., Vetter, P., McGruer, F., Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2017) Predictive feedback to V1 dynamically updates with sensory input. Scientific Reports, 7, 16538. (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16093-y) (PMID:29184060) (PMCID:PMC5705713)

Muckli, L. and Petro, L. S. (2017) The significance of memory in sensory cortex. Trends in Neurosciences, 40(5), pp. 255-256. (doi:10.1016/j.tins.2017.03.004) (PMID:28363477) (PMCID:PMC5421742)

Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2017) The laminar integration of sensory inputs with feedback signals in human cortex. Brain and Cognition, 112, pp. 54-57. (doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2016.06.007) (PMID:27814926) (PMCID:PMC5312781)

Petro, L.S. , Paton, A.T. and Muckli, L. (2017) Contextual modulation of primary visual cortex by auditory signals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372(1714), 20160104. (doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0104) (PMID:28044015) (PMCID:PMC5206272)

2016

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

Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2016) The brain's predictive prowess revealed in primary visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(5), pp. 1124-1125. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1523834113) (PMID:26772315) (PMCID:PMC4747703)

2015

Muckli, L. , De Martino, F., Vizioli, L., Petro, L. S. , Smith, F. W., Ugurbil, K., Goebel, R. and Yacoub, E. (2015) Contextual feedback to superficial layers of V1. Current Biology, 25(20), pp. 2690-2695. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.057) (PMID:26441356) (PMCID:PMC4612466)

2014

Petro, L. S. , Vizioli, L. and Muckli, L. (2014) Contributions of cortical feedback to sensory processing in primary visual cortex. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, p. 1223. (doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01223)

2013

Muckli, L. , Petro, L.S. and Smith, F.W. (2013) Backwards is the way forward: feedback in the cortical hierarchy predicts the expected future. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(3), p. 221. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X12002361)

Petro, L.S. , Smith, F.W., Schyns, P.G. and Muckli, L. (2013) Decoding face categories in diagnostic subregions of primary visual cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 37(7), pp. 1130-1139. (doi:10.1111/ejn.12129) (PMID:23373719) (PMCID:PMC3816327)

Muckli, L. and Petro, L.S. (2013) Network interactions: non-geniculate input to V1. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23(2), pp. 195-201. (doi:10.1016/j.conb.2013.01.020)

2009

Schyns, P. G. , Petro, L. S. and Smith, M. L. (2009) Transmission of facial expressions of emotion co-evolved with their efficient decoding in the brain: behavioral and brain evidence. PLoS ONE, 4(5), e5625. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005625) (PMID:19462006) (PMCID:PMC2680487)

2007

Schyns, P.G. , Petro, L.S. and Smith, M.L. (2007) Dynamics of visual information integration in the brain for categorizing facial expressions. Current Biology, 17(18), pp. 1580-1585. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2007.08.048) (PMID:17869111)

This list was generated on Mon Jun 24 03:54:42 2019 BST.
Number of items: 16.

Articles

Revina, Y., Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2018) Cortical feedback signals generalise across different spatial frequencies of feedforward inputs. NeuroImage, 180(Part A), pp. 280-290. (doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.09.047) (PMID:28951158)

Larkum, M. E., Petro, L. S. , Sachdev, R. N.S. and Muckli, L. (2018) A perspective on cortical layering and layer-spanning neuronal elements. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 12, 56. (doi:10.3389/fnana.2018.00056) (PMID:30065634) (PMCID:PMC6056619)

Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2018) Forecasting faces in the cortex: Comment on ‘High-level prediction signals in a low-level area of the macaque face-processing hierarchy’, by Schwiedrzik and Freiwald, Neuron (2017). Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(2), pp. 95-97. (doi:10.1016/j.tics.2017.12.001) (PMID:29269195) (PMCID:PMC5774611)

Edwards, G., Vetter, P., McGruer, F., Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2017) Predictive feedback to V1 dynamically updates with sensory input. Scientific Reports, 7, 16538. (doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16093-y) (PMID:29184060) (PMCID:PMC5705713)

Muckli, L. and Petro, L. S. (2017) The significance of memory in sensory cortex. Trends in Neurosciences, 40(5), pp. 255-256. (doi:10.1016/j.tins.2017.03.004) (PMID:28363477) (PMCID:PMC5421742)

Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2017) The laminar integration of sensory inputs with feedback signals in human cortex. Brain and Cognition, 112, pp. 54-57. (doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2016.06.007) (PMID:27814926) (PMCID:PMC5312781)

Petro, L.S. , Paton, A.T. and Muckli, L. (2017) Contextual modulation of primary visual cortex by auditory signals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 372(1714), 20160104. (doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0104) (PMID:28044015) (PMCID:PMC5206272)

Petro, L. S. and Muckli, L. (2016) The brain's predictive prowess revealed in primary visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(5), pp. 1124-1125. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1523834113) (PMID:26772315) (PMCID:PMC4747703)

Muckli, L. , De Martino, F., Vizioli, L., Petro, L. S. , Smith, F. W., Ugurbil, K., Goebel, R. and Yacoub, E. (2015) Contextual feedback to superficial layers of V1. Current Biology, 25(20), pp. 2690-2695. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.057) (PMID:26441356) (PMCID:PMC4612466)

Petro, L. S. , Vizioli, L. and Muckli, L. (2014) Contributions of cortical feedback to sensory processing in primary visual cortex. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, p. 1223. (doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01223)

Muckli, L. , Petro, L.S. and Smith, F.W. (2013) Backwards is the way forward: feedback in the cortical hierarchy predicts the expected future. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(3), p. 221. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X12002361)

Petro, L.S. , Smith, F.W., Schyns, P.G. and Muckli, L. (2013) Decoding face categories in diagnostic subregions of primary visual cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 37(7), pp. 1130-1139. (doi:10.1111/ejn.12129) (PMID:23373719) (PMCID:PMC3816327)

Muckli, L. and Petro, L.S. (2013) Network interactions: non-geniculate input to V1. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23(2), pp. 195-201. (doi:10.1016/j.conb.2013.01.020)

Schyns, P. G. , Petro, L. S. and Smith, M. L. (2009) Transmission of facial expressions of emotion co-evolved with their efficient decoding in the brain: behavioral and brain evidence. PLoS ONE, 4(5), e5625. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005625) (PMID:19462006) (PMCID:PMC2680487)

Schyns, P.G. , Petro, L.S. and Smith, M.L. (2007) Dynamics of visual information integration in the brain for categorizing facial expressions. Current Biology, 17(18), pp. 1580-1585. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2007.08.048) (PMID:17869111)

Research Reports or Papers

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

This list was generated on Mon Jun 24 03:54:42 2019 BST.