Progress in Motor Control

A Multidisciplinary Perspective

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ISBN: 978-0-387-77063-5 (Print) 978-0-387-77064-2 (Online)

Table of contents (38 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. The Nature of Motor Control

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-6

      Nature of Motor Control: Not Strictly “Motor”, Not Quite “Control”

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      Pages 7-24

      Beyond Control: The Dynamics of Brain-Body-Environment Interaction in Motor Systems

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      Pages 25-55

      Towards Testable Neuromechanical Control Architectures for Running

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      Pages 57-82

      Control from an Allometric Perspective

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      Pages 83-91

      Synergies: Atoms of Brain and Behavior

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      Pages 93-123

      Nature of Motor Control: Perspectives and Issues

  3. What is Encoded in the Brain?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-137

      Past, Present, and Emerging Principles in the Neural Encoding of Movement

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      Pages 139-178

      From Intention to Action: Motor Cortex and the Control of Reaching Movements

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      Pages 179-199

      Control of Muscle Synergies by Cortical Ensembles

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      Pages 201-220

      Behavioral and Neurophysiological Aspects of Target Interception

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      Pages 221-242

      Learning from Learning: What Can Visuomotor Adaptations Tell us About the Neuronal Representation of Movement?

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      Pages 243-259

      The Problem of Parametric Neural Coding in the Motor System

  4. Perception and Action

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-272

      Introduction to Section on Perception and Action

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      Pages 273-292

      Mutuality in the Perception of Affordances and the Control of Movement

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      Pages 293-315

      Object Avoidance During Locomotion

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      Pages 317-335

      The Roles of Vision and Proprioception in the Planning of Reaching Movements

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      Pages 337-354

      Using Predictive Motor Control Processes in a Cognitive Task: Behavioral and Neuroanatomical Perspectives

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      Pages 355-376

      The Human Mirror Neuron System and Embodied Representations

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      Pages 377-391

      Disorders of the Perceptual-Motor System

  5. Motor Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 393-393

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      Pages 395-404

      Some Contemporary Issues in Motor Learning

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