Reading List 241


April 19, 2024

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.

Also this week we have a link to the talk that Superlab member Mehrdad Kashefi delivered at NCM 2024 in Dubrovnik, Croatia (see bottom of the list).

—the superlab


Two inhibitory neuronal classes govern acquisition and recall of spinal sensorimotor adaptation
Lavaud S, Bichara C, D’Andola M, Yeh S-H, Takeoka A
Science 384:194–201


Multiplicative joint coding in preparatory activity for reaching sequence in macaque motor cortex
Wang T, Chen Y, Zhang Y, Cui H
Nature Communications 15:1–15


Synthesizing avian dreams
Döppler JF, Atencio M, Amador A, Mindlin GB
Chaos 34:043103


Cortico-cerebellar coordination facilitates neuroprosthetic control
Abbasi A, Rangwani R, Bowen DW, Fealy AW, Danielsen NP, Gulati T
Sci Adv 10


The language network as a natural kind within the broader landscape of the human brain
Fedorenko E, Ivanova AA, Regev TI
Nature Reviews Neuroscience


Modeling behaviorally relevant neural dynamics enabled by preferential subspace identification
Sani OG, Abbaspourazad H, Wong YT, Pesaran B, Shanechi MM
Nat Neurosci 24:140–149


Bioptim, a Python Framework for Musculoskeletal Optimal Control in Biomechanics
Michaud B, Bailly F, Charbonneau E, Ceglia A, Sanchez L, Begon M
IEEE Trans Sys Man Cybern


Future spinal reflex is embedded in primary motor cortex output
Umeda T, Yokoyama O, Suzuki M, Kaneshige M, Isa T, Nishimura Y


A systematic review of direct outputs from the cerebellum to the brainstem and diencephalon in mammals
Novello M, Bosman LWJ, De Zeeuw CI
Cerebellum 23:210–239


Ketamine induces multiple individually distinct whole-brain functional connectivity signatures
Moujaes F et al.
Elife 13


ASICs mediate fast excitatory synaptic transmission for tactile discrimination
Yamada A, Ling J, Yamada AI, Furue H, Gu JG
Neuron 112:1286-1301.e8


Multimodal sensory control of motor performance by glycinergic interneurons of the mouse spinal cord deep dorsal horn
Gradwell MA et al.
Neuron 112:1302-1327.e13


Tuned geometries of hippocampal representations meet the computational demands of social memory
Boyle LM, Posani L, Irfan S, Siegelbaum SA, Fusi S
Neuron 112:1358-1371.e9


Machine learning reveals the control mechanics of an insect wing hinge
Melis JM, Siwanowicz I, Dickinson MH


Time-to-target simplifies optimal control of visuomotor feedback responses
Česonis J, Franklin DW
eNeuro 7


Contextual cues are not unique for motor learning: Task-dependant switching of feedback controllers
Česonis J, Franklin DW
PLoS Comput Biol 18:e1010192

NCM 2024 Talk by Mehrdad Kashefi

Is there more to sequence learning than better anticipation?
YouTube link


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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.