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Time:

Every other Friday at 2:00pm

Place:

Neurological Institute Library, 14th Floor

2013 SCHEDULE:

May 5, 2013. Presented by Jessica Berard. "Robotic assisted therapy after stroke"

April 29, 2013. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni. "The functional anatomy of the basal ganglia"

April 15, 2013. Presented by Juan Camilo Cortés. "The premotor cortices: anatomy and connectivity"

April 7, 2013. Presented by Heidi Schambra. "Anatomy and microcircuitry of the primary motor cortex: Part II"

March 25, 2013. Presented by Heidi Schambra. "Anatomy and microcircuitry of the primary motor cortex: Part I"

March 4, 2013. Presented by Sunil Agrawal. "Novel robots for functional training of neural impaired adults and children"

Feb 25, 2013. Presented by Isis Martinez. "Dissociating the roles of the cerebellum and motor cortex during adaptive learning: the motor cortex retains what the cerebellum learns"

Jan 28, 2013. Presented by Tomoko Kitago. "Forms of forgetting after visuomotor rotation"

Jan 14, 2013. Presented by Jeff Goldsmith. "Functional Principal Component Analysis for Planar Reaching Trajectories"

Jan 7, 2013. Presented by Jessica Berard. "3D robotic training in chronic stroke improves motor control, but not motor function"

2012 SCHEDULE:

Dec 10, 2012. Presented by Juan Camilo Cortés. "Dopaminergic projections from midbrain to primary motor cortex mediate motor skill learning."

Dec 3, 2012. Presented by Heidi Schambra. "Brain stimulation in stroke recovery and rehabilitation"

Oct 22, 2012. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni. "Evolution of the minimum jerk trajectory"

Jun 14, 2012. Presented by Robert McGovern. "Postural instability: using kinematics to answer fundamental questions"

May 31, 2012. Presented by Sanjay Joshi. "Neuromuscular plasticity towards a brain-muscle-computer interface: further results"

March 23, 2012. Presented by Jessica Berard. "Immediate and delayed reaching in hemispatial neglect"

2011 SCHEDULE:

Nov 17, 2011. Presented by Arun Singh. "Human basal ganglia recordings from implanted deep brain stimulation electrodes and the microlesion effect"

Nov 16, 2011. Presented by Nick Ward. "Empirical understanding of cerebral reorganization and how it may be influenced to promote recovery after focal brain damage"

Oct 10, 2011. Presented by Isaac Kurtzer. "Cortical and cerebellar contributions to the internal model utilized by long-latency reflexes"

Aug 8, 2011. Presented by Alaa Ahmed. "Minimization of metabolic cost during motor learning"

Jul 25, 2011. Presented by Tomoko Kitago and Heidi Schambra. "Overview of the SMARTS Project"

June 27, 2011. Presented by Juan Camilo Cortes. "Responsibility Assignment in Redundant Systems"

May 23, 2011. Presented by Lior Shmuelof. "Learning from Sensory and Reward Prediction Errors during Motor Adaptation"

Apr 20, 2011. Presented by Britne Shabbott. "Is there a natural speed of reaching movements?""

Feb 16, 2011. Presented by Juan Camilo Cortes. "Human basal ganglia and the dynamic control of force during on-line correction"

Feb 7, 2011. Presented by Lior Shmuelof. "Encoding of motor skill in the corticomuscular system of musicians"

Jan 24, 2011. Presented by Britne Shabbott. "The Central Nervous System Does Not Minimize Energy Cost in Arm Movements"

2010 SCHEDULE:

Nov 13, 2010. Presented by Richard Fitzpatrick and Annie Butler. "Risk taking and falls"

Nov 12, 2010. Presented by Richard Ivry. "Cognitive constraints on action"

Nov 12, 2010. Presented by Vincent Huang. "Rethinking motor adaptation and savings: Error-based learning, use-dependent plasticity and operant conditioning"

Oct 27, 2010. Presented by Maurice Smith. "The relationship between the temporal structure of motor output variability and motor learning ability"

Oct 25, 2010. Presented by Sanjay Joshi. "Using a single muscle site sEMG signal for a new human-computer interface"

Oct 11, 2010. Presented by Lior Shmuelof. "Unmasking exploration patterns in a reaching error clamp paradigm"

Sept 13, 2010. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni. "How movement data is collected and processed in our lab"

Aug 23, 2010. Presented by Caitlin Clancy. "Robotic rehabilitation for stroke patients"

Aug 16, 2010. Presented by Gal Barak. "Natural speed of reaching movements"

June 4, 2010. Presented by Gregory Wayne. "Update on learning sensitivities for feedforward neural networks"

May 24, 2010. Presented by Vikram Chib. "Neural mechanisms underlying the effects of financial incentives on performance"

May 21, 2010. Presented by Hamid Bagce. "What you see is more than what you get: visual error enhances M1 excitability during movement."

May 7, 2010. Presented by Robert McGovern. "The quantitative pull test: a method to measure Parkinsonian postural instability."

May 3, 2010. Presented by Avi Barliya. "Control strategies revealed through representations."

April 16, 2010. Presented by Tomoko Kitago. "Kinematics of reaching in chronic stroke."

March 26, 2010. Presented by Britne Shabbott. "Learning a visuomotor rotation: simultaneous visual and proprioceptive information is crucial for visuomotor remapping."

March 12, 2010. Presented by Lavi Secundo. "Complex directional tuning properties as revealed by human subdural recordings"

February 5, 2010. Presented by Gregory Wayne. "Learning Sensitivities for Feedforward Neural Networks."

January 15, 2010. Presented by Juan Camilo Cortes. The Striatum's Role in Online Movement Correction: Insights from Huntington's Disease.

Columbia Motor Performance Laboratory Lab Meetings

2009 SCHEDULE:

December 4, 2009. Presented by Joanna Offord. Speed-accuracy project: early data review.

November 25, 2009. Presented by various lab members. Society For Neuroscience MPL Posters presentation.

November 13, 2009. Presented by Aniruddha Das and Yevgeniy Sirotin. "What Brain Hemodynamics May or May Not Tell Us about Neural Activity"

October 30, 2009. Neuroscience 2009 discussion.

October 2, 2009. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni. Repeated measures ANOVA: review of calculation methods

September 4, 2009. Presented by Vincent Huang. "Motor savings: a result of error-adaptation or something else?"

August 21, 2009. Presented by various lab members. Mini-data presentations.

August 12, 2009. Presented by various lab members. Mini-data presentations.

August 7, 2009. Presented by various lab members. Mini-data presentations.

July 24, 2009. Presented by various lab members. Mini-data presentations.

May 29, 2009. Presented by Preeti Raghavan. "Challenges in the recovery of hand function post-stroke."

April 3, 2009. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni. Discussion of statistical analysis with JMP and other packages.

March 6, 2009. Presented by Uri Shwed. "When do we know? Structural analysis of citation networks".

February 20, 2009. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni and Toni Pearson. "How not to generalize in sensorimotor transformations."

January 16, 2009. Presented by Bob McGovern. "Quantitative Motor Examination in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Patients".

2008 SCHEDULE:


December 12, 2008. Presented by Lior Shmuelof. "Representation of motor and visual aspects of movement in the human primary motor cortex".

November 21, 2008. Presented by Kenji Kansaku. "Neuroimaging: from systems neuroscience to rehabilitation".

October 31. 2008. Presented by Pietro Mazzoni. Meyer DE, Abrams RA, Kornblum S, Wright CE (1988). Optimality in Human Motor Performance: Ideal Control of Rapid Aimed Movements. Psychological Review 95(3): 340-370.

October 24, 2008. Presented by Ilana Nisky. "Proximo-distal gradient in perception of delayed stiffness - A combined force position control?".

October 20, 2008. Presented by Britne Shabbott. "Interlimb differences in visual based error corrections"; "Mechanisms underlying visual based error corrections".

October 3, 2008. Presented by Clay Curtis. Saccade adaptation.

September 15, 2008. Presented by Richard Fitzpatrick. Chew JZZ, Gandevia SC, Fitzpatrick RC (2008). Postural control at the human wrist. J. Physiology 586: 1265-75.

September 12, 2008. Presented by Tomoko Kitago. Miall RC, Christensen LOD, Cain O, Stanley J (2007). Disruption of State Estimation in the Human Lateral Cerebellum. PLoS Biol 5(11): e316, 2733-2744.

August 13, 2008. Presented by Ning Qian. Liu D, Todorov E (2007). Evidence for the flexible sensorimotor strategies predicted by optimal feedback control. J. Neuroscience 27(35): 9354-68.

August 1, 2008. Presented by Vincent Huang. Effect of trial-to-trial task structure on retention of motor adaptation; Human active learning.

July 25, 2008. Presented by Eric Zarahn. Burge et al. (2008). Part II.

July 11, 2008. Presented by Eric Zarahn. Burge et al. (2008) The statistical determinants of adaptation rate in human reaching. Journal of Vision 8(4):20, 1-19.

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