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


Concrete steps to diversify the scientific workforce
Tilghman S, Alberts B, Colón-Ramos D, Dzirasa K, Kimble J, Varmus H
Science 372:133–135 (2021)


High-performance brain-to-text communication via handwriting
Willett FR, Avansino DT, Hochberg LR, Henderson JM, Shenoy KV
Nature 593:249–254 (2021)


Cortical tracking of unheard formant modulations derived from silently presented lip movements and its decline with age
Suess N, Hauswald A, Reisinger P, Rösch S, Keitel A, Weisz N


The pial vasculature of the mouse develops according to a sensory-independent program
Adams MD, Winder AT, Blinder P, Drew PJ
Sci Rep 8:9860 (2018)


Tactile guidance of prey capture in Etruscan shrews
Anjum F, Turni H, Mulder PGH, van der Burg J, Brecht M
Proc Natl Acad Sci (2006) 103:16544–16549


Neural integration underlying naturalistic prediction flexibly adapts to varying sensory input rate
Baumgarten TJ, Maniscalco B, Lee JL, Flounders MW, Abry P, He BJ
Nat Commun 12:2643 (2021)


Instantaneous movement-unrelated midbrain activity modifies ongoing eye movements
Buonocore A, Tian X, Khademi F, Hafed ZM
Elife 10 (2021)


Feedback-related EEG dynamics separately reflect decision parameters, biases, and future choices
Kirschner H, Fischer AG, Ullsperger M


The Effects of Ageing on Tactile Function in Humans
McIntyre S, Nagi SS, McGlone F, Olausson H
Neuroscience (2021)


The role of somatosensation in automatic visuo-motor control: a comparison of congenital and acquired sensory loss
Miall RC, Afanasyeva D, Cole JD, Mason P
Exp Brain Res (2021)


Sequential sampling from memory underlies action selection during abstract decision making
Shushruth S, Shadlen MN


Twitches versus movements: a story of motor cortex
Taylor CSR, Gross CG
Neuroscientist 9:332–342 (2003)


The Influence of Posture on Responses Elicitable from the Cortex Cerebri of Cats
Ward JW
J Neurophysiol 1:463–475 (1938)

Superlab Papers

Evaluating brain parcellations using the distance controlled boundary coefficient
Zhi D, King M, Diedrichsen J


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.