Here are the articles that we have been reading this week.

—Paul, Andrew & Jörn


Multiple regions of primate orofacial sensorimotor cortex encode bite force and gape
Arce-McShane FI, Sessle BJ, Ram Y, Balcer CA, Ross CF, Hatsopoulos NG
bioRxiv:2020.08.16.252817 (2020)


Encoding schemes in somatosensation: From micro- to meta-topography
Kuehn E, Pleger B
Neuroimage:117255 (2020)


Decoding hand kinematics from population responses in sensorimotor cortex during grasping
Okorokova EV, Goodman JM, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ
J Neural Eng 17:046035 (2020)


Effects of Peripheral Haptic Feedback on Intracortical Brain-Computer Interface Control and Associated Sensory Responses in Motor Cortex
Deo DR, Rezaii P, Hochberg LR, Okamura AM, Shenoy KV, Henderson JM
bioRxiv:2020.08.17.240648 (2020)


Ultra-slow Oscillations in fMRI and Resting-State Connectivity: Neuronal and Vascular Contributions and Technical Confounds
Drew PJ, Mateo C, Turner KL, Yu X, Kleinfeld D
Neuron (2020)


Motor learning in real-world pool billiards
Haar S, van Assel CM, Faisal AA
bioRxiv:612218 (2020)


Disynaptic cerebrocerebellar pathways originating from multiple functionally distinct cortical areas
Henschke JU, Pakan JM
Elife 9 (2020)


Retinal Inputs to the Thalamus Are Selectively Gated by Arousal
Liang L, Fratzl A, Reggiani JDS, El Mansour O, Chen C, Andermann ML
Curr Biol (2020)


Deep and superficial layers of the primary somatosensory cortex are critical for whisker-based texture discrimination in mice
Park JM, Kate Hong Y, Rodgers CC, Dahan JB, Schmidt ERE, Bruno RM
bioRxiv:2020.08.12.245381 (2020)


Deep Reinforcement Learning and Its Neuroscientific Implications
Botvinick M, Wang JX, Dabney W, Miller KJ, Kurth-Nelson Z
Neuron (2020)


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.