Here are the articles that we are reading this week.

—Paul, Andrew & Jörn


Unsupervised Bayesian Ising Approximation for revealing the neural dictionary in songbirds
Hernández, D.G., Sober, S.J., and Nemenman, I.
bioRxiv, 849034 (2019)

Also see the tweeprint


Distributed coding of choice, action and engagement across the mouse brain
Steinmetz, N.A., Zatka-Haas, P., Carandini, M., and Harris, K.D.
Nature, 1–8 (2019)


Cortical Output Is Gated by Horizontally Projecting Neurons in the Deep Layers
Egger, R., Narayanan, R.T., Guest, J.M., Bast, A., Udvary, D., Messore, L.F., Das, S., de Kock, C.P.J., and Oberlaender, M.
Neuron (2019)


Decision making in slow and rapid reaching
Hesse, C., Kangur, K., and Hunt, A.R.
PsyArXiv (2019)


Proprioception is subject-specific and improved without performance feedback
Wang, T., Zhu, Z., Kana, I., Yu, Y., He, H., and Wei, K.
bioRxiv, 850727 (2019)


Fast and specific: insights into the acquisition and generalization of motor acuity
Gonda, S., Shkedy Rabani, A., Horesh, N., and Shmuelof, L.
J. Neurophysiol. 122, 2354–2363 (2019)


Unravelling the modulation of intracortical inhibition during motor imagery: An adaptive threshold-hunting study
Neige, C., Rannaud-Monany, D., Stinear, C.M., Byblow, W.D., Papaxanthis, C., and Lebon, F.
bioRxiv, 846931 (2019)


Deep neuroethology of a virtual rodent
Merel, J., Aldarondo, D., Marshall, J., Tassa, Y., Wayne, G., and Ölveczky, B.
arXiv (2019)


Beware of deep water after subthalamic deep brain stimulation
Waldvogel, D., Baumann-Vogel, H., Stieglitz, L., Hänggi-Schickli, R., and Baumann, C.R.
Neurology (2019)

Also see the article in the NYT


The Generalizability Crisis
Yarkoni, T.
PsyArXiv (2019)


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Please keep in mind that the appearance of a paper on our reading list should not necessarily be considered an endorsement of the work unless of course we explicitly endorse it, for example in a blurb. As always, please read papers with a critical eye.