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 October 5.
Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, 4th edition, Chapters 39 and 40.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 10.
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 12.
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.