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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


Emerging Principles in the Learning and Generalization of New Walking Patterns

Erin V. L. Vasudevan, Amy J. Bastian, and Gelsy Torres-Oviedo

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/9780195395273.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Human locomotion is remarkably flexible. We can quickly adapt our stepping pattern to temporary changes in the environment, such as icy sidewalks or uneven terrain. Additionally, long-term ... More


Neurorehabilitation Robotics and Neuroprosthetics

Robert Riener

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the new strategies and devices that can mitigate movement disorders caused by lesions of the central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), and the ... 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


Concluding Chapter

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter presents concluding remarks on self-organizing social mind. It affirms that scientists should search for a social pattern generator analogous to the central pattern generators that ... More


Laocoon’s Point of View: Walking the Roman Way

Don Fowler

in Classical Constructions: Papers in Memory of Don Fowler, Classicist and Epicurean

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199218035
eISBN:
9780191711534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218035.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with some very general remarks about epistemology. It sets up an opposition between two ways of talking about what someone may be said to ‘know’. The first approach, dubbed ... More


Gunnar Johansson, Events, and Biological Motion

James E. Cutting

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In 1973, Gunnar Johansson launched the systematic study of the perception of the human body in motion. Merging his applied interests in traffic safety and his theoretical interests in vector analysis ... More


Motor imagery for optimizing the reacquisition of locomotor skills after cerebral damage

Francine Malouin, Carol L. Richards, Philip L. Jackson, and Julien Doyon

in The neurophysiological foundations of mental and motor imagery

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199546251
eISBN:
9780191701412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546251.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter illustrates the effectiveness of mental practice during motor recovery of gait and locomotor skills. It explores the use of ... More


Steps in Understanding Sauropod Biology: The Importance of Sauropod Tracks

Joanna L. Wright

in The Sauropods: Evolution and Paleobiology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246232
eISBN:
9780520932333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246232.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reports that sauropod trackways have provided widely divergent views of sauropod habits during the history of discovery, with early tracks thought to demonstrate that sauropods spent ... More


Physics in Language and in the Control of Behavior

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter evaluates the self-organization in cognition and the control of behavior. The study of the intricate control of limb movement, and even aspects of language such as speech rhythm and ... More


Movement on Land

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/9780198743156.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Animals must support their weight when moving over land, while also accommodating changes in terrain and substrate conditions. Most terrestrial animals accomplish this by using limbs to exert forces ... More


Principles and mechanisms learned from insects and applied to robotics

Roger D. Quinn and Roy E. Ritzmann

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/9780199674923.003.0042
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

This chapter explores how insects have provided inspiration for robotic designs over recent decades as biologists have continued to learn more about these complex invertebrate systems. Initial legged ... More


Relevance Theory and Kinesic Analysis in Don Quixote and Madame Bovary

Guillemette Bolens

in Reading Beyond the Code: Literature and Relevance Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198794776
eISBN:
9780191836268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Relevance in acts of communication is a focus in both Cervantes’s Don Quixote and Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, and it operates on two levels. One level corresponds to interactions between characters in ... More


French Connections

Jonathan Cole

in Losing Touch: A man without his body

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778875
eISBN:
9780191834608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778875.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

This chapter concerns Ian’s Canadian and French research trips, to Laval University, Quebec, and to Marseille. In Canada he met one of the other people with his condition, Ginette Lizotte, who had ... More


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