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


Action initiation and action inhibition follow the same time course when compared under matched experimental conditions
Du Y, Forrence AD, Metcalf DM, Haith AM
J Neurophysiol


Biomimetic versus arbitrary motor control strategies for bionic hand skill learning
Schone HR, Udeozor M, Moninghoff M, Rispoli B, Vandersea J, Lock B, Hargrove L, Makin TR, Baker CI
Nature Human Behaviour


The Origin of Movement Biases During Reaching
Wang T, Morehead RJ, Tsay JS, Ivry RB


Local and global predictors of synapse elimination during motor learning
Hedrick NG, Wright WJ, Komiyama T
Sci Adv


Assistive sensory-motor perturbations influence learned neural representations
Rajeswaran P, Payeur A, Lajoie G, Orsborn AL


Dissociating language and thought in large language models
Mahowald K, Ivanova AA, Blank IA, Kanwisher N, Tenenbaum JB, Fedorenko E
Trends Cogn Sci


TAT-HUM: Trajectory analysis toolkit for human movements in Python
Wang XM, Welsh TN
Behav Res Methods


Optimising the sensitivity of optically-pumped magnetometer magnetoencephalography to gamma band electrophysiological activity
Hill RM, Schofield H, Boto E, Rier L, Osborne J, Doyle C, Worcester F, Hayward T, Holmes N, Bowtell R, Shah V, Brookes MJ
Imaging Neuroscience


Motor neurons generate pose-targeted movements via proprioceptive sculpting
Gorko B, Siwanowicz I, Close K, Christoforou C, Hibbard KL, Kabra M, Lee A, Park J-Y, Li SY, Chen AB, Namiki S, Chen C, Tuthill JC, Bock DD, Rouault H, Branson K, Ihrke G, Huston SJ


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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.