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Decoding the Mechanisms of Gait Generation and Gait Transition in the Salamander Using Robots and Mathematical Models

Jeremie Knuesel, Jean-Marie Cabelguen, and Auke Ijspeert

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The spinal mechanisms of gait generation and gait transition in vertebrates are still not properly understood. This chapter explores these mechanisms in the salamander, an amphibian capable of ... More


Neurophysiological Principles for the Assessment of Residual Motor Control Below the Spinal Cord Injury in Humans

Byron A Kakulas, Keith Tansey, and Milan R Dimitrijevic

in Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746507
eISBN:
9780199918768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746507.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the specific clinical and neurophysiological principles that underlie the assessment of residual motor control caudal to a spinal cord injury (SCI) in humans. It describes ... More


The Social Geographies of Banishment

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the social geographies of banishment. It uses police records and other data sources in order to identify central patterns, such as the dominant use of banishment to control the ... More


Perspective— Evolutionary Aspects of Motor Control and Coordination: The Central Pattern Generators in the Crustacean Stomatogastric and Swimmeret Systems

Wolfgang Stein, Carola Städele, and Carmen R. Smarandache-Wellmann

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0046
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Central pattern generators (CPGs) are assemblies of neurons that autonomically produce rhythmic patterns of neural activity. Most, if not all, rhythmic behaviours in animals are driven by such CPGs, ... More


Neuromuscular Control of Movement

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

The control of movement is essential for animals traversing complex environments and operating across a range of speeds and gaits. We consider how animals process sensory information and initiate ... More


Respiration and Wine Aromas

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Respiration is critical to producing both orthonasal and retronasal smell. We explain how the diaphragm moves up and down, controlled by the nerves from the respiratory central pattern generator. We ... More


Swallow, Aroma Burst, and Finish

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Swallowing is a complex act, crucial to the wine tasting experience. We describe the swallowing muscles, controlled by the swallowing central pattern generator. We describe the steps in swallowing, ... More


Realistic Modeling of Small Neuronal Networks

Ronald L. Calabrese and Astrid A. Prinz

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter deals with realistic modeling of small microcircuits, and addresses the related issue of uniqueness of parameters and natural variability. It also discusses the database methods that can ... More


The Tongue: Moving the Wine

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

When taking the first sip, the key questions for neuroenology are, first, how does the wine stimulate the taste and mouth-feel systems in the mouth, and second, how does it give rise to volatiles ... More


Building blocks

Nathan F. Lepora

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

This chapter introduces the “building blocks” section of the Handbook of Living Machines which explores the individual sensory and motor components that when pieced together can comprise a complete ... More


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