Enhancing performance for action and perception

Enhancing performance for action and perception, 1st Edition

multisensory integration, neuroplasticity & neuroprosthetics, part II

Enhancing performance for action and perception, 1st Edition,Franco Lepore,Andrea Green,C. Elaine Chapman,John F Kalaska,ISBN9780444533555

Lepore   &   Green   &   Chapman   &   Kalaska   

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Provides an overview of the various neural mechanisms that contribute to learning new motor and sensory skills and to adapting to changed circumstances, including the use of devices and implants to substitute for lost sensory or motor abilities (brain machine Interfaces)

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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

Franco Lepore

Affiliations and Expertise

Dépt de psychologie, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

Andrea Green

Affiliations and Expertise

Dépt de psychologie, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

C. Elaine Chapman

Affiliations and Expertise

Dépt de psychologie, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

John F Kalaska

Affiliations and Expertise

Dépt de psychologie, Université de Montréal, QC, Canada

Enhancing performance for action and perception, 1st Edition

SECTION I: Assistive Technologies To Enhance Sensorimotor Performance

  1. Building the Bionic Eye: An Emerging Reality and Opportunity
    Lotfi B. Merabet
  2. Insights from darkness: What the study of blindness has taught us about brain structure and function
    Ron Kupers and Maurice Ptito
  3. A dynamical systems view of motor preparation: Implications for neural prosthetic system design
    Krishna V. Shenoy, Matthew T. Kaufman, Maneesh Sahani, and Mark M. Churchland
  4. Physically Interactive Robotic Technology for NeuroMotor Rehabilitation
    Neville Hogan & Hermano I. Krebs
  5. Sensory Feedback for Upper Limb Prostheses
    Steven S. Hsiao, Michael Fettiplace, Bejan Darbandi
  6. Stimulus-driven changes in sensorimotor behavior and neuronal functional connectivity: Application to brain machine interfaces and neurorehabilitation
    James M. Rebesco, Lee E. Miller
  7. Inference from populations: going beyond models
    Steven M. Chase & Andrew B. Schwartz
  8. Tactile communication systems: Optimizing the display of information
    Lynette A. Jones
  9. Understanding Haptics by Evolving Mechatronic Systems
    Gerald E. Loeb, George A. Tsianos, Jeremy A. Fishel, Nicholas Wettels and Stefan Schaal
  10. SECTION II: Neurorehabilitation

  11. Technology Improves Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
    Jan Kowalczewski and Arthur Prochazka.
  12. Guiding task-oriented gait training after stroke or spinal cord injury (SCI) by means of a biomechanical gait analysis.
    Sylvie Nadeau , Cyril Duclos , Laurent Bouyer and Carol L. Richards
  13. Involvement of the corticospinal tract in the control of human gait
    Dorothy Barthélemy, Michael J. Grey, Jens Bo Nielsen, Laurent Bouyer
  14. Vision restoration after brain and retina damage: the "Residual Vision Activation Theory"
    Bernhard A. Sabel, Petra Henrich-Noack, Anton Fedorov and Carolin Gall
  15. Real-Time Functional Magnetic Imaging - Brain Computer Interface And Virtual Reality: Promising Tools For The Treatment Of Paedophilia
    Patrice Renaud, Christian Joyal, Mathieu Goyette, Niels Birbaumer
  16. Shaping plasticity to enhance recovery after injury
    Numa Dancause, PT, PhD & Randolph J. Nudo, PhD

Quotes and reviews

"This is a great resource for those looking for a collection of studies on neural plasticity and neural mechanisms covered at the annual symposium. It clearly highlights some of the innovations made in the field and does so in a concise and organized manner."--Doody.com, October 4, 2013

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