Key Features

  • Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation and provide their views and perspectives for future research
  • Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
  • All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist


Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

1. Naturalistic approaches to sensorimotor control and learning, James Ingram
2. Sensory plasticity and motor learning, David J. Ostry
3. Walk this way: New insights into locomotor learning, Amy J. Bastian
4. Imaging and motor learning, Julien Doyon
5. In-home telerehabilitation with the ReJoyce workstation: development  and implementation, Arthur Prochazka
6. Virtual reality for neuromotor rehabilitation, Mindy Levin
7. Training protocols and robotics for rehabilitation, FA Mussa-Ivaldi
8. Maximizing walking capacities by sensory-motor enhancement in neurological populations: targeting impairments during task-oriented training, Sylvie Nadeau
9. Transcranial magnetic stimulation TMS for gait rehabilitation, Jens Nielsen
10. Shaping plasticity to enhance recovery after injury, Numa Dancause
11. Sexual rehabilitation, Christian Joyal
12. Lifelong experience-dependent plasticity in the auditory cortex: basic mechanisms risks and benefits, Étienne de Villers-Sidani
13. Rules of visual cortex plasticity, Mriganka Sur 
14. An intimate dialogue between cortex and midbrain integrates information from different senses to produce adaptive behavior, Barry E. Stein 
15. Multisensory integration of vision and touch, Krish Sathian
16. Cross-modal plasticity and neurosensory prosthetics: too much of a good thing? Franco Lepore
17. Cross-modal plasticity and its extension to other senses including smell, Franco Lepore
18. The role of neuroplasticity in the effort to restore sight, Lotfi B. Merabet
19. There's more to vision than meets the eyes: the tongue as tactile gateway to the occipital cortex in blindness, Ron Kupers
20. Toward high-performance cortically-controlled motor prostheses, Krishna V. Shenoy 
21. Robotics for rehabilitation, Neville Hogan
22. Peripheral electrical stimulation as a code for neuroprosthetic feedback control, Steven Hsiao
23. Electrical stimulation


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"This is a great resource for those looking for a collection of studies on topics pertaining to neural plasticity and neural mechanisms covered at the annual international symposium. It clearly highlights some of the innovations made in the field and does so in a concise and organized manner.", September 20, 2013