Friday Paper List – Posted Saturday October 5th

I keep missing the deadline to have these posts up by Friday. However, I will continue to be stubborn and call them “Friday Paper List” posts.

If you didn’t read about M-Blocks this week, check out this article here or just skip straight to the video about them here.

Also I wanted to point out this video from AsapSCIENCE right here. If you have never seen any of their videos then you are missing out. As a huge optogenetics fanboy, I’ve watched more than my fair share of videos describing optogenetics. I like this one though because I found it unique and it provides a fresh take on communicating how and what optogenetics does in a way that is abstract and easy to follow.

Finally for those of you working on writing your own papers, I think the message from this blog post is spot on and gives great advice.

A few more papers are added to the pile below:

1) Programmable chemical controllers made from DNA Yuan-Jyue Chen, Neil Dalchau, Niranjan Srinivas, Andrew Phillips, Luca Cardelli, David Soloveichik and Georg Seelig ; Nature Nanotechnology 2013 (link)

  • not directly neuroscience related, but still pretty darn cool

2) Computation of linear acceleration through an internal model in the macaque cerebellum Jean Laurens, Hui Meng & Dora E Angelaki ; Nature Neuroscience 2013 (link)

3) Tracing Inputs to Inhibitory or Excitatory Neurons of Mouse and Cat Visual Cortex with a Targeted Rabies Virus Yong-Jun Liu, Markus U. Ehrengruber, Moritz Negwer, Han-Juan Shao, Ali H. Cetin, and David C. Lyon ; Current Biology 2013  (link)

4) A Shared Representation of the Space Near Oneself and Others in the Human Premotor Cortex Claudio Brozzoli, Giovanni Gentile, Loretxu Bergouignan, and H. Henrik Ehrsson ; Current Biology 2013  (link)

5) The Structure of Cognition: Attentional Episodes in Mind and Brain John Duncan ; Neuron 2013 (link)

6) Plasticity of Recurrent L2/3 Inhibition and Gamma Oscillations by Whisker Experience Yu R. Shao, Brian R. Isett, Toshio Miyashita, Jason Chung, Olivia Pourzia, Robert J. Gasperini, and Daniel E. Feldman ; Neuron 2013 (link)

7) Synthesizing cognition in neuromorphic electronic systems Emre Neftci, Jonathan Binas, Ueli Rutishauser, Elisabetta Chicc, Giacomo Indiveri, and Rodney J. Douglas ; PNAS 2013 (link)

8) Spatial and temporal codes mediate the tactile perception of natural textures Alison I. Weber, Hannes P. Saal, Justin D. Lieber, Ju-Wen Cheng, Louise R. Manfredi, John F. Dammann III, and Sliman J. Bensmaia ; PNAS 2013 (link)

9) Receptive field focus of visual area V4 neurons determines responses to illusory surfaces Michele A. Cox, Michael C. Schmid, Andrew J. Peters, Richard C. Saunders, David A. Leopold, and Alexander Maier ; PNAS 2013 (link)

10) Oscillatory Phase Dynamics in Neural Entrainment Underpin Illusory Percepts of Time Bjorn Herrmann, Molly J. Henry, Maren Grigutsch, and Jonas Obleser ; J Neuroscience 2013 (link)

11) Role of Medial Prefrontal Cortex Serotonin 2A Receptors in the Control of Retrieval of Recognition Memory in Rats Pedro Bekinschtein, Maria Constanza Renner, Maria Carolina Gonzalez, and Noelia Weisstaub ; J Neuroscience 2013 (link)

12) Mechanisms for Stable, Robust, and Adaptive Development of Orientation Maps in the Primary Visual Cortex Jean-Luc R. Stevens, Judith S. Law, Ján Antolík, and James A. Bednar ; J Neuroscience 2013 (link)

13) Superficially Projecting Principal Neurons in Layer V of Medial Entorhinal Cortex in the Rat Receive Excitatory Retrosplenial Input Rafał Czajkowski, Jørgen Sugar, Sheng-Jia Zhang, Jonathan J. Couey, Jing Ye, and Menno P. Witter ; J Neuroscience 2013 (link)

14) Neuronal correlates of tactile speed in primary somatosensory cortex Alexandra Dépeault, El-Mehdi Meftah, and C. Elaine Chapman ; J Neurophys 2013 (link)

15) A Barrel-Related Interneuron in Layer 4 of Rat Somatosensory Cortex with a High Intrabarrel Connectivity Christian Koelbl, Moritz Helmstaedter, Joachim Lübke and Dirk Feldmeyer ; Cerebral Cortex 2013 (link)

16) The spatial representations acquired in CA3 by self-organizing recurrent connections Erika Cerasti and Alessandro Treves ; Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 2013 (link)

Special shout-outs go to Michele, Alex, David, Justin, and Sliman for publishing great papers. You did it…TOUCHDOWN!!! Congrats!



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