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 decoding of extensive samples of motor units in human muscles reveals the rate coding of entire motoneuron pools
Avrillon S, Hug F, Enoka R, Caillet AH, Farina D
Connectivity underlying motor cortex activity during naturalistic goal-directed behavior
Finkelstein A, Daie K, Rózsa M, Darshan R, Svoboda K
Circuit-specific gene therapy reverses core symptoms in a primate Parkinson’s disease model
Chen Y et al.
Elephant trunks: Strength and dexterity from mini-fascicles
Olson W, Zhang L, O’Connor DH, Kleinfeld D
Curr Biol 33:R1203–R1205
Phylogenetic comparative analysis of the cerebello-cerebral system in 34 species highlights primate-general expansion of cerebellar crura I-II
Magielse N, Toro R, Steigauf V, Abbaspour M, Eickhoff SB, Heuer K, Valk SL
Commun Biol 6:1–17
Proprioceptive short-term memory in passive motor learning
Chiyohara S, Furukawa J-I, Noda T, Morimoto J, Imamizu H
Sci Rep 13:1–11
NiMARE: Neuroimaging Meta-Analysis Research Environment
Salo T et al.
Aperture Neuro 3:1–32
Motor cortex somatostatin interneurons adaptively shape the structure of motor sequences
Lee JO, Bariselli S, Sitzia G, Lovinger DM
Phantom oscillations in principal component analysis
Decoding motor plans using a closed-loop ultrasonic brain–machine interface
Griggs WS et al.
You can look at an archive of our previous posts here: https://superlab.ca
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.