Neural Control of Space Coding and Action Production

Neural Control of Space Coding and Action Production

1st Edition - February 28, 2003
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  • Editors: C. Prablanc, D. Pélisson, Y. Rosetti
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444509772

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Clinical neuropsychology has evolved by integrating in its field the knowledge derived from neuroanatomical, electrophysiological and psychophysical data, and has led to the development of rehabilitation tools.This volume tries to link the new concepts and discoveries in the field of sensorimotor coordination. It contains the main contributions of participants of an international symposium held in Lyon in 2001 entitled "Neural control of space coding and action production". The book emphasizes the reciprocal relationship between perception and action, and the essential role of active sensorimotor organization or reorganization in building up perceptual and motor representations of the self and of the external world.

Table of Contents

  • Preface. Dedication. Contributors. I. Gaze Control. 1. Cortical control of ocular saccades in humans: a model for motricity (C. Pierrot-Deseilligny, R.M. Müri et al.). 2. Effects of lesions of the cerebellar oculomotor vermis on eye movements in primate: binocular control
    (M. Takagi, R. Tamargo et al.). 3. Single cell signals: an oculomotor perspective (D.L. Sparks, N.J. Gandhi). 4. On the feedback control of orienting gaze shifts made with eye and head movements (D. Guitton, A. Bergeron et al.).
    5. Control of saccadic eye movements and combined eye/head gaze shifts by the medio-posterior cerebellum
    (D. Pélisson, L. Goffart et al.). 6. Neural activity in the primate superior colliculus and saccadic reaction times in double-step experiments (L. Lünenburger, W. Lindner et al.). 7. Neural control of 3-D gaze shifts in the primate (E.M. Klier, J.C. Martinez-Trujillo et al.). II. Motor Programming. 8. From "acting on" to "acting with": the functional anatomy of object-oriented action schemata
    (S.H. Johnson, S.T. Grafton). 9. Interactions between ocular motor and manual responses during two-dimensional tracking
    (K.C. Engel, J.F. Soechting). 10. Neural control of on-line guidance of hand reaching movements (C. Prablanc, M. Desmurget et al.). 11. Internal forward models in the cerebellum: fMRI study on grip force and load force coupling
    (M. Kawato, T. Kuroda et al.). 12. A multisensory posture control model of human upright stance
    (T. Mergner, C. Maurer et al.). 13. Role of sensory information in updating internal models of the effector during arm tracking (J.-L. Vercher, F. Sarès et al.).
    III. Normal and Pathological Spatial Representations.
    14. Delayed reaching and grasping in patients with optic ataxia
    (A.D. Milner, H.C. Dijkerman et al.). 15. Conscious visual representations built from multiple binding processes: Evidence from neuropsychology (G.W. Humphreys). 16. Modulation and rehabilitation of spatial neglect by sensory stimulation
    (G. Kerkhoff). 17. Bottom-up transfer of sensory-motor plasticity to recovery of spatial cognition: visuomotor adaptation and spatial neglect (G. Rode, L. Pisella et al.). 18. Anosognosia for left-sided motor and sensory deficits, motor neglect and sensory hemiinattention: is there a relationship?
    (G. Vallar, G. Bottini et al.). Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 324
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2003
  • Published: February 28, 2003
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444509772

About the Editors

C. Prablanc

D. Pélisson

Y. Rosetti

Affiliations and Expertise

Unité 534 INSERM Espace et Action, Bron, France