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2004-2005 academic year meeting topics

September 10, 2004

Simon
Vincent

review of IEEE EMBS 2004 meeting
McGovern Institute Retreat practice presentation
     
November 5, 2004



Matt
Simon
Andrew

Max

Society for Neuroscience 2004 review


     
November 12, 2004

Simon
Andrew
review of Ostry & Feldman (2003) "A critical evaluation of the force control hypothesis in motor control"
     
November 19, 2004


Robert


review of Baraduc et al. (2004) "Consolidation of dynamic motor learning is not disrupted by rTMS of primary motor cortex"
     
December 3, 2004



Matt



review of Li, Todorov & Pan (2004, submitted) "Hierarchical optimal control of redundant biomechanical systems"
additional reading: Todorov & Ghahramani (2003) "Unsupervised learning of sensory-motor primitives"

     
December 10, 2004

Kathleen Sienko

perturbation-based detection and prosthetic correction of vestibulopathic gait
     
December 17, 2004 all holiday party
     
January 21, 2005

Robert

review of Dudai (1996) "Consolidation: Fragility on the road to the engram"
     
February 11, 2005


Andrew


review of Feldman & Latash (2005) "Testing hypotheses and the advancement of science: recent attempts to falsify the equilibrium point hypothesis"
     
March 4, 2005

Vincent

review of Medina, Carey & Lisberger (2005) "The representation of time for motor learning"
     

March 11, 2005

 

 

 

Andrew

Robert & Alessandro



NRSA proposal

review of Caithness et al. (2004) "Failure to consolidate the consolidation theory of learning for sensorimotor adaptation tasks" and Krakauer et al. (2005) "Adaptation to visuomotor transformations: consolidation, interference, and forgetting"

     
April 8, 2005

Max

linearity, synergies and motor primitives in the spinal
organization of motor behavior: progress so far
     

April 15, 2005

 

 

Andrew

 

Matt

review of Kurtzer, Herter & Scott (2005) "Random change in cortical load representation suggests distinct control of posture and movement"

review of Mattar & Gribble (2005) "Motor learning by observing"

     
May 20, 2005 Uri Rokni
Andrew
a gradient learning model of adaptation of tuning curves to force fields
     
June 17, 2005



Matt



review of Schoffelen, Oostenveld & Fries (2005) "Neuronal coherence as a mechanism of effective corticospinal interaction" and Schnitzler & Gross (2005) "Normal and pathological oscillatory communication in the brain"
     
July 8, 2005 Jinsook a test with the hypothesis "neural representation of muscle synergies in the spinal cord"
     
July 15, 2005 Uri Eden point process models of spiking neurons with application to adaptive motor decoding
     
July 29, 2005 all farewell for Matt
     
August 26, 2005


Emilio
Andrea
Simon
Progress in Motor Control V review


 

august 25, 2005
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