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Complex Movements Evoked by Electrical Stimulation of Motor Cortex

Michael S. A. Graziano

in The Intelligent Movement Machine: An Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326703
eISBN:
9780199864867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter summarizes electrical stimulation studies in the macaque motor cortex, in which stimulation on a behaviorally relevant time scale evoked complex movements that resembled behaviorally ... More


Motor Programming for Hand and Vocalizing Movements

Hisae Gemba

in Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195134971
eISBN:
9780199864157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134971.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter presents a study in which a monkey was trained for hand movement and vocalization, and cortical field potentials were recorded during the movement by a pair of electrodes implanted in ... More


EEG-Based Brain-Computer Interface

Gert Pfurtscheller, Reinhold Scherer, and Christa Neuper

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/9780195177619.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the brain-computer interface (BCI), a system that allows its user to interact with his environment without the use of muscular activity as, for example, hand, foot, or mouth ... More


Hand movements and musical performance

Thomas E. Jerde, Marco Santello, Martha Flanders, and John F. Soechting

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses movement kinematics in musical performance. Hand movements, like all movements, are subject to biomechanical and neural constraints. The design of musical instruments and the ... More


”In the Beginning Was the Gest”: Theater, Cinema, and the Language of Gesture in “Circe”

Anthony Paraskeva

in Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter expands on James Joyce's interest in cinema and discloses how the technological developments that enabled the compilation of discrete shot sequences radically altered the gestural ... More


Human Brain, Monkey Brain, and Praxis

Michael A. Arbib

in How the Brain Got Language: The Mirror System Hypothesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896684
eISBN:
9780190256159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896684.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter introduces some basic facts about the brains of both macaques and humans within the context of praxis (practical interaction with objects), especially visual guidance of hand movements. ... More


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