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Controlling local movements of the legs Controlling local movements of the legs

Malcolm Burrows

in The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523444
eISBN:
9780191724411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523444.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Local movements are defined as those caused by the contractions of the muscles in a single segment. The neural processing underlying these movements is carried out within a restricted part of the ... More


Coordination in Sensory Integration

Jochen Triesch, Constantin Rothkopf, and Thomas Weisswange

in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

In order for perception to be effective, many noisy and ambiguous sensory signals across different modalities (for example, vision, audition) must be integrated into stable percepts. This chapter ... More


Plant Sensing and Communication

Richard Karban

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226264677
eISBN:
9780226264844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226264844.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Research is showing that plants are in constant and lively discourse they communicate, signaling to remote organs within an individual, eavesdropping on neighboring individuals, and exchanging ... More


Reversal of subjective temporal order due to sensory and motor integrations

Shigeru Kitazawa, Shunjiro Moizumi, Ayami Okuzumi, Fumine Saito, Satoshi Shibuya, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Makoto Wada, and Shinya Yamamoto

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/9780199231447.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines reversals in subjective temporal order due to arm crossing in order to determine whether and where the hypothetical decision mechanism is located and how it orders sensory ... More


A Multisensory Perspective

Bruno and

in Perception: A multisensory perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198725022
eISBN:
9780191860041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725022.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Perception may be defined as the cognitive process that lets us know what is out there, based on incoming sensory signals. Standard textbook accounts often emphasize five modular ‘senses’ encoding ... More


Galileo's Visions: Piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199554355
eISBN:
9780191766978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554355.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The central aim of this book is to analyse the scientific and philosophical work of Galileo Galilei from the particular viewpoint of his approach to the senses (and especially vision) as a way for ... More


The Problem of Recognition in an Analyzer Made of Neurons

Bullock Theodore H.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0035
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the problem of recognition of a predetermined criterion by an analyzer of neurons and shows that it is formulated. The class of behavior in which either–or actions, or ... More


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