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    • Action Selection in Motor Control: Error, Reward, and Time 

      Vaswani, Pavan Anil (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2014-09-17)
      Each action our bodies execute is the consequence of a complex process of decision making by the brain. At each moment, a multitude of actions are available to the brain to place the body in a more desirable state. How, ...
    • Adaptive control of saccades 

      Sedaghat-Nejad, Ehsan; 0000-0001-6732-1296 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2021-11-08)
      As we navigate through the world in our lifetime, our brains constantly adjust our movements to ensure their accuracy. How does the brain adaptively control our movements? In this dissertation, we looked at saccadic eye ...
    • Investigating the Role of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells in Control of the Tongue in Marmosets 

      Dave, Nikhil; 0000-0003-4232-4815 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2021-05-11)
      The common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) is a promising non-human primate model for studying cerebellar contributions to motor control. Critical in many of the marmoset’s behaviors, marmosets use their specialized tongue ...
    • THE NEURAL BASIS OF COGNITIVE CONTROL OF MOVEMENT INHIBITION 

      Xu, Zhe (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-05-06)
      A crucial component of executive control of behavior is the ability to voluntarily inhibit an action when it has become inappropriate or dangerous in a given situation. A driver cruising through several green lights on a ...