The main focus of Neural Bases of Motor Behaviour is on brain mechanisms involved in multisensory control of movement. This broad topic is addressed from a multidisciplinary approach, integrating contributions form neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, psychophysics, neurology, and cognitive science.
Table of ContentsForeword. Lecturers and Contributors. Student Participants. Control of Movement in Three-Dimensional Space; F. Lacquaniti. The Neural Control of Object-Oriented Actions; M. Jeannerod. Functional Architecture of Cortical Networks Underlying Visual Reaching; P.B. Johnson, et al. Space Coding in Inferior Premotor Cortex (Area F4): Facts and Speculations; L. Fogassi, et al. Motor Disturbances after Cortical Lesions of the Human Brain; H.-J. Freund. The Role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex and Cerebellum in the Visual Guidance of Movement; J.F. Stein. Do Executed, Imagined and Suppressed Saccadic Eye Movements Share the Same Neuronal Mechanisms in Healthy Human? L. Petit, et al. The Role of the Superior Colliculus in Fast and Slow Gaze Orientation; A. Roucoux, et al. Cortico-Collicular Control of Arm Movements; V. Stuphorn, et al. Sensory and Memory Information in the Control of Dexterous Manipulation; R.S. Johansson. The Timing of Human Movements; H. Heuer. On Modelling; P. Viviani. Subject Index.