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Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Roger Traub, MD and Miles Whittington, PhD

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This book reviews a number of clinical neuropsychiatric conditions in which brain oscillations play an essential role. It discusses how the intrinsic properties of neurons, and the interactions ... More


Cerebellar Ataxia

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Disease processes affecting the cerebellum and its connections, such as can occur in multiple sclerosis, often lead to lack of motor coordination, postural tremor, and tremor on directed movement; ... More


The neuropsychological assessment and treatment of disorders of voluntary movement

Georg Goldenberg

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.020
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the assessment and treatment of incorrect awkward movements and disturbed voluntary control of motor actions. Incorrect and awkward movements can occur on one or both sides of ... More


Why does the perception-action functional dichotomy not match the ventral-dorsal streams anatomical segregation:: optic ataxia and the function of the dorsal stream

Yves Rossetti, Hisaaki Ota, Annabelle Blangero, Alain Vighetto, and Laure Pisella

in Perception, Action, and Consciousness: Sensorimotor Dynamics and Two Visual Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199551118
eISBN:
9780191594960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551118.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A main issue in the debate centring on the relation between perception and action is the following: how much of our actions can be performed independently from perception? An answer to this question ... More


Apraxia

Ferdinand Binkofski and Kathrin Reetz

in Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198569275
eISBN:
9780191724213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569275.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The term apraxia (Greek: inactivity) was first used to describe failures in the performance of purposeful actions and the incorrect use of objects by patients with aphasia. Apraxias are higher motor ... More


Cervicovestibular Interactions in Coriolis-Like Effects

Willem Bles and Jelte E. Bos

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0032
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Human cervical mechanisms are very deeply connected to the vestibular system, and the contribution of the neck reflexes in postural control is mostly hidden. Consequently, neck reflexes are a subject ... More


Brain Aromatase and Neuroprotection in Mammals

Iñigo Azcoitia, Maria Angeles Arevalo, and Luis Miguel Garcia-Segura

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Recent studies suggest that, at least under neurodegenerative conditions, local brain formation of estradiol by the enzyme aromatase is an endogenous neuroprotective mechanism. This chapter reviews ... More


Perceptual deficits in optic ataxia?

Laure Pisella, Christopher Striemer, Annabelle Blangero, Valerie Gaveau, Patrice Revol, Roméo Salemme, James Danckert, and Yves Rossetti

in Sensorimotor Foundations of Higher Cognition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231447
eISBN:
9780191696510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231447.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews recent accounts on the nature of the well-established visuo-motor deficits in optic ataxia (OA) and presents original data revealing visuo-perceptual deficits in patients with ... More


When vision for action fails

Melvyn Goodale and David Milner

in Sight Unseen: An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199596966
eISBN:
9780191753008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596966.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

In this chapter we meet Ruth Vickers and other individuals whose visual problems seem to be the exact opposite of Dee Fletcher’s. Ruth, for example, is unable to scale her hand to the size of objects ... More


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