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


The direction of theta and alpha travelling waves modulates human memory processing
Mohan UR, Zhang H, Ermentrout B, Jacobs J
Nature Human Behaviour


Modulation of somatosensory signal transmission in the primate cuneate nucleus during voluntary hand movement
Kubota S, Sasaki C, Kikuta S, Ito S, Gomi H, Oya T, Seki K


Mechanosensory encoding of forces in walking uphill and downhill: force feedback can stabilize leg movements in stick insects
Zill SN, Dallmann CJ, Zyhowski WP, Chaudhry H, Gebehart C, Szczecinski NS
J Neurophysiol


The past, present, and future of the brain imaging data structure (BIDS)
Poldrack RA et al.
Imaging Neuroscience


Interpretable statistical representations of neural population dynamics and geometry
Gosztolai A, Peach RL, Arnaudon A, Barahona M, Vandergheynst P
arXiv [csLG]


Heavy-tailed neuronal connectivity arises from Hebbian self-organization
Lynn CW, Holmes CM, Palmer SE
Nature Physics 20:484–491


Niimath and fslmaths: Replication as a method to enhance popular neuroimaging tools
Rorden C, Webster M, Drake C, Jenkinson M, Clayden JD, Li N, Hanayik T
Aperture Neuro 4


Earlier finish of motor planning in the premotor cortex predicts faster motor command in the primary motor cortex: human intracranial EEG evidence
Xia J, Gong D, Han B, Guo Q, Fink GR, Daun S, Chen Q


Dynamic similarity and the peculiar allometry of maximum running speed
Labonte D, Bishop PJ, Dick TJM, Clemente CJ
Nature Communications


The neuroscientist formerly known as Prince’s audio engineer
Gulland A


Active filtering of sequences of neural activity by recurrent circuits of sensory cortex
Deveau CE, Zhou Z, LaFosse PK, Deng Y, Mirbagheri S, Steinmetz N, Histed MH


Corticospinal excitability reductions during action preparation and action stopping in humans: Different sides of the same inhibitory coin?
Bundt C, Huster RJ
Neuropsychologia 195:108799


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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.