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


Implicit mechanisms of intention
Aflalo T, Zhang C, Revechkis B, Rosario E, Pouratian N, Andersen RA
Curr Biol


Efficient neural codes naturally emerge through gradient descent learning
Benjamin AS, Zhang L-Q, Qiu C, Stocker A, Kording KP


Sensory adaptation mediates efficient and unambiguous encoding of natural stimuli by vestibular thalamocortical pathways
Carriot J, McAllister G, Hooshangnejad H, Mackrous I, Cullen KE, Chacron MJ
Nat Commun


Complementary feedback control enables effective gaze stabilization in animals
Cellini B, Salem W, Mongeau J-M
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA


Cortical basis for skilled vocalization
Cerkevich CM, Rathelot J-A, Strick PL
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA


Movement-specific signaling is differentially distributed across motor cortex layer 5 projection neuron classes
Currie SP, Ammer JJ, Premchand B, Dacre J, Wu Y, Eleftheriou C, Colligan M, Clarke T, Mitchell L, Faisal AA, Hennig MH, Duguid I
Cell Rep


Evidence for a common mechanism supporting invigoration of action selection and action execution
Kita K, Du Y, Haith AM


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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.