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


Curtis CE, Sprague TC
Persistent Activity during Working Memory from Front to Back


Vagus nerve stimulation paired with rehabilitation for upper limb motor function after ischaemic stroke (VNS-REHAB): a randomised, blinded, pivotal, device trial
Dawson J et al.
Lancet 397:1545–1553 (2021)


High-resolution imaging of skin deformation shows that afferents from human fingertips signal slip onset
Delhaye BP, Jarocka E, Barrea A, Thonnard J-L, Edin B, Lefèvre P
Elife 10 (2021)


Motives driving gaze and walking decisions
Domínguez-Zamora FJ, Marigold DS
Curr Biol 31:1632–1642.e4 (2021)


Rich and lazy learning of task representations in brains and neural networks
Flesch T, Juechems K, Dumbalska T, Saxe A, Summerfield C


Completing the puzzle: why studies in non-human primates are needed to better understand the effects of non-invasive brain stimulation
Lehmann SJ, Corneil BD
arXiv:2104.11844 [q-bioNC] (2021)


Proprioceptive representations of the hand in somatosensory cortex
Lutz OJ, Bensmaia SJ
Curr Opin Physiol (2021)


Skin wetness detection thresholds and wetness magnitude estimations of the human index fingerpad and their modulation by moisture temperature
Merrick C, Rosati R, Filingeri D
J Neurophysiol (2021)


Individual differences in proprioception predict the extent of implicit sensorimotor adaptation
Tsay JS, Kim HE, Parvin DE, Stover AR, Ivry RB
J Neurophysiol 125:1307–1321 (2021)


Beta-band desynchronization reflects uncertainty in effector selection during motor planning
van Helvert MJL, Wijdenes LO, Geerligs L, Pieter Medendorp W


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.