Neural Bases of Motor Behaviour by F. LacquanitiNeural Bases of Motor Behaviour by F. Lacquaniti

Neural Bases of Motor Behaviour

byF. LacquanitiEditorP. Viviani

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This volume contains the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) "Multisensory Control of Movement" held at SISSA, Trieste (Italy), July 3-12, 1994. The ASI took the format of a Summer School that we organized with the collaboration of a scientific committee formed by A. Berthoz (Paris), H. Collewijn (Rotterdam), H. Heuer (Dortmund), M. Jeannerod (Lyon), and J. F. Stein (Oxford). The School was attended by sixty students selected from twice as many applicants from fourtheen countries. Their contribution to the discussions, and the presentation of their own ongoing research organized in informal sessions proved very stimulating. The main focus of the School was on brain mechanisms involved in multisensory control of movement. This broad topic was addressed with a multidisciplinary approach, integrating contributions from neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, psychophysics, neurology, and cognitive science. This choice is reflected in the content of the present volume. Lacquaniti reviews recent advances in the field of motor control, with a special emphasis on the role of reference frames and coordinate transformations. Visuomotor channels are discussed by Jeannerod within the context of the control of object­ oriented actions. Johnson, Ferraina and Caminiti describe the functional architecture of cortical networks involved in reaching under visual guidance. Fogassi, Gallese, Fadiga and Rizzolatti present new data on space coding in inferior premotor cortex (area F4). The import of neurological findings for understanding human motor control is illustrated by Freund.
Title:Neural Bases of Motor BehaviourFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 7, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword. Lecturers and Contributors. Student Participants. Control of Movement in Three-Dimensional Space; F. Lacquaniti. The Neural Control of Object-Oriented Actions; M. Jeannerod. Functional Architecture of Cortical Networks Underlying Visual Reaching; P.B. Johnson, et al. Space Coding in Inferior Premotor Cortex (Area F4): Facts and Speculations; L. Fogassi, et al. Motor Disturbances after Cortical Lesions of the Human Brain; H.-J. Freund. The Role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex and Cerebellum in the Visual Guidance of Movement; J.F. Stein. Do Executed, Imagined and Suppressed Saccadic Eye Movements Share the Same Neuronal Mechanisms in Healthy Human? L. Petit, et al. The Role of the Superior Colliculus in Fast and Slow Gaze Orientation; A. Roucoux, et al. Cortico-Collicular Control of Arm Movements; V. Stuphorn, et al. Sensory and Memory Information in the Control of Dexterous Manipulation; R.S. Johansson. The Timing of Human Movements; H. Heuer. On Modelling; P. Viviani. Subject Index.