SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE N613 - Week 6
Oculomotor and Vestibular Systems

Nobel of the Week

  • 1914 - Robert Barany, "for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus"

    Introductory Readings for discussion on September 29.

  • Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, Chapters 39 and 40.

    Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 1.

  • Goldberg ME, Wurtz RH (1972) Activity of superior colliculus in behaving monkey. I. Visual receptive fields of single neurons. J Neurophysiol. 35(4):542-559.
  • Goldberg ME, Wurtz RH (1972) Activity of superior colliculus in behaving monkey. II. Effect of attention on neuronal responses. J Neurophysiol. 35:560-574.
  • Wurtz RH, Goldberg ME (1972) Activity of superior colliculus in behaving monkey. III. Cells discharging before eye movements. J Neurophysiol. 35:575-586.
  • Ferraina S, Pare M, Wurtz RH (2002) Comparison of Cortico-Cortical and Cortico-Collicular Signals for the Generation of Saccadic Eye Movements. J. Neurophysiol. 87: 845-858.

    Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 3.

  • Roy JE, Cullen KE (2002) Vestibuloocular reflex signal modulation during voluntary and passive head movements. J Neurophysiol 87:2337-2357.
  • McCrea RA, Luan H (2003) Signal processing of semicircular canal and otolith signals in the vestibular nuclei during passive and active head movements. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1004:169-182.
  • Emri M, Kisely M, Lengyel Z, Balkay L, Marian T, Miko L, Berenyi E, Sziklai I, Tron L, Toth A (2003) Cortical projection of peripheral vestibular signaling. J Neurophysiol. 89:2639-2646.

     

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