Reading List 114


May 21, 2021

More than 20 trainees and PIs from the Sensorimotor Superlab at Western University contribute to this reading list. Here are the articles that have interested us this week.

—the superlab


Somatosensory signals from the controllers of an extra robotic finger support motor learning
Amoruso E, Dowdall L, Kollamkulam MT, Ukaegbu O, Kieliba P, Ng T, Dempsey-Jones H, Clode D, Makin TR


Beyond the connectome: how neuromodulators shape neural circuits
Bargmann CI
Bioessays 34:458–465 (2012)


Cortex-dependent corrections as the tongue reaches for and misses targets
Bollu T, Ito BS, Whitehead SC, Kardon B, Redd J, Liu MH, Goldberg JH
Nature:1–6 (2021)


Local and system mechanisms for action execution and observation in parietal and premotor cortices
Ferroni CG, Albertini D, Lanzilotto M, Livi A, Maranesi M, Bonini L
Curr Biol (2021)


Not all cortical expansions are the same: the coevolution of the neocortex and the dorsal thalamus in mammals
Halley AC, Krubitzer L
Curr Opin Neurobiol 56:78–86 (2019)


Core knowledge of geometry can develop independently of visual experience
Heimler B, Behor T, Dehaene S, Izard V, Amedi A
Cognition 212:104716 (2021)


Neural Control of Matched Motor Units During Muscle Shortening and Lengthening at Increased Velocities
Oliveira AS, Negro F
J Appl Physiol (2021)


Burst-dependent synaptic plasticity can coordinate learning in hierarchical circuits
Payeur A, Guerguiev J, Zenke F, Richards BA, Naud R


Transcranial magnetic stimulation alters multivoxel patterns in the absence of overall activity changes
Rafiei F, Safrin M, Wokke ME, Lau H, Rahnev D
Hum Brain Mapp (2021)


Watch and learn: The cognitive neuroscience of learning from others’ actions
Ramsey R, Kaplan DM, Cross ES
Trends Neurosci (2021)


Neural code of motor planning and execution during goal-directed movements in crows
Rinnert P, Nieder A
J Neurosci (2021)


A proximal-distal difference in bat wing muscle thermal sensitivity parallels a difference in operating temperatures along the wing
Rummel AD, Swartz SM, Marsh RL
Proc Biol Sci 288:20210009 (2021)


Primate extrastriate cortical area MST: a gateway between sensation and cognition
Wild B, Treue S
J Neurophysiol 125:1851–1882 (2021)


Articles appear on this list because they caught our eye, but their appearance here is not necessarily an endorsement of the work. We hope that you find something on this list you might not otherwise have come across—but, as always, please read with a critical eye.