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Non-mammalian models in behavioral neuroscience: consequences for biological psychiatry

Caio Maximino, Rhayra Xavier do Carmo Silva, Suéllen de Nazaré Santos da Silva, Laís do Socorro dos Santos Rodrigues, Hellen Barbosa, Tayana Silva de Carvalho, Luana Ketlen dos Reis Leão, Monica Gomes Lima, Karen Renata Matos Oliveira, Anderson Manoel Herculano
2015 Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience  
Current models in biological psychiatry focus on a handful of model species, and the majority of work relies on data generated in rodents.  ...  However, in the same sense that a comparative approach to neuroanatomy allows for the identification of patterns of brain organization, the inclusion of other species and an adoption of comparative viewpoints  ...  Acknowledgments AH is the recipient of a CNPq productivity grant (304130/2011-7). Universal-CNPq (grant number:479089/2013-2) and CAPES Pro-Amazonia (grant number:3288/2013).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00233 pmid:26441567 pmcid:PMC4561806 fatcat:uddebejgrfdrbcibd2xvkgfo6i

Synergies in coordination: a comprehensive overview of neural, computational and behavioral approaches

Michaela Bruton, Nicholas O'Dwyer
2018 Journal of Neurophysiology  
With so many operational definitions for the one term, it becomes difficult to use as either a descriptive or explanatory concept, yet it remains pervasive and apparently indispensable.  ...  By providing a comprehensive overview of the multifaceted ideas about synergies, our goal is to move away from the compartmentalization and narrow focus on one level and promote a broader perspective on  ...  In all these techniques, the observed data are modeled as a linear combination of a small set of basis vectors.  ... 
doi:10.1152/jn.00052.2018 pmid:30281388 fatcat:yhfc77eflnci5bd7tyt6rbognm

Controlling feeding behavior by chemical or gene-directed targeting in the brain: what's so spatial about our methods?

Arshad M. Khan
2013 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
mammalian models of obesity and metabolic disorders.  ...  the same reference space.  ...  James Eglin, Jr., for permission to reproduce a portion of the data from his unpublished thesis. The author also thanks Ms.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2013.00182 pmid:24385950 pmcid:PMC3866545 fatcat:fyaojcyltbfmrjsilvlnfjjwwi

Inferring and Testing Hypotheses of Cladistic Character Dependence by Using Character Compatibility

F. Robin O'Keefe, Peter J. Wagner, J. Wiens
2001 Systematic Biology  
These methods can test the character independence model as a hypothesis before phylogeny reconstruction, or can be used simply to test for correlated evolution.  ...  Previously proposed tests of correlated character evolution require a model phylogeny and therefore assume that nonphylogenetic correlation has a negligible effect on initial tree construction.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The concepts regarding the ordination of compatibility-based coef cients of associatio n were devised by the senior author as part of his dissertation research at the University of Chicago  ... 
doi:10.1080/106351501753328794 pmid:12116937 fatcat:vf7m563us5d7zbgsybnn5nuz4i

Cerebral torque is human specific and unrelated to brain size

Li Xiang, Timothy Crow, Neil Roberts
2019 Brain Structure and Function  
These findings are consistent with the concept that a "punctuational" genetic change of relatively large effect introduced lateralization in the hominid lineage.  ...  These are assumed to derive from a lateralized gradient of embryological development of the human brain.  ...  Stephen Lawrie for access to MRI scans of humans at the University of Edinburgh and staff at the University of Oxford for help in scanning procedures and for access to the series of MRI scans from normal  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00429-018-01818-0 fatcat:c3mqq7zimjholikrv7hg3lshfa

Visual and Semantic Processing of Living Things and Artifacts: An fMRI Study

Gian Daniele Zannino, Ivana Buccione, Roberta Perri, Emiliano Macaluso, Emanuele Lo Gerfo, Carlo Caltagirone, Giovanni A. Carlesimo
2010 Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  
However, the evidence collected by means of these new methodologies is not easy to reconcile with the lesion literature.  ...  the involvement of dif- ferent neuroanatomical loci.  ... 
doi:10.1162/jocn.2009.21197 pmid:19301993 fatcat:vjcjep2znvapzjcdue7e2xpkam

On neuromechanical approaches for the study of biological and robotic grasp and manipulation

Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas, Marco Santello
2017 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
We hope this frank assessment of the state-of-the-art will encourage and guide these communities to continue to interact and make progress in these important areas.  ...  requirements of a task, the feasible neural control actions to produce it, and the ability of the neuromuscular system to adapt through interactions with the environment.  ...  Kian Jalaleddini, Suraj Chakravarthi Raja, Ali Marjaninejad and Melisa Osborne for their help with critical reading of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12984-017-0305-3 pmid:29017508 pmcid:PMC5635506 fatcat:ei5uohp57zbdvgdy6d345i42qy

Robustness of Cortical Topography across Fields, Laminae, Anesthetic States, and Neurophysiological Signal Types

W. Guo, A. R. Chambers, K. N. Darrow, K. E. Hancock, B. G. Shinn-Cunningham, D. B. Polley
2012 Journal of Neuroscience  
to neural plasticity.  ...  However, restricting our analysis to clearly defined receptive fields revealed an equivalent tonotopic organization in all layers of the cortical column and for LFP activity ranging from gamma to theta  ...  A, Tonotopic vector map of BFs. B, Distribution of individual vectors shown in A grouped according to field. Black lines indicate the average vectors.  ... 
doi:10.1523/jneurosci.0065-12.2012 pmid:22764225 pmcid:PMC3402176 fatcat:ptoa7rvejvfwjc2fszldv7fooe

Connectivity-based parcellation: Critique and implications

Simon B. Eickhoff, Bertrand Thirion, Gaël Varoquaux, Danilo Bzdok
2015 Human Brain Mapping  
Due to the requirements of different applications and datasets, CBP has diverged into a heterogeneous family of methods.  ...  CBP assumes that there is a latent structure of parcels in a region of interest (ROI). First, connectivity strengths are computed to other parts of the brain for each voxel/vertex within the ROI.  ...  The wish to assess the 'trueness' of clusters within (i.e., cluster comparison) or between (i.e., model comparison) a cluster number choice may be a more legitimate concern.  ... 
doi:10.1002/hbm.22933 pmid:26409749 fatcat:mcn5z6kb2bh6xhv3nnpubak66u

Pragmatism, Ideology and Embodiment [chapter]

Tim Rohrer
2001 Current issues in linguistic theory  
Acknowledgements I would like to acknowledge the Danish-American Fulbright Commission and the stimulating intellectual environment of the Centre for Semiotic Research in Aarhus, Denmark for their generous  ...  financial support for much of the research written up in this article.  ...  Seen in the richer light of a broader conception of embodiment that includes the body interacting in space, the debate over the original Lakoff-Brugman claim seems to be somewhat misguided.  ... 
doi:10.1075/cilt.204.03roh fatcat:znu3wxlb4ffyvmolwhblg5tcsa

Effects of attention on what is known and what is not: MEG evidence for functionally discrete memory circuits

Max Garagnani
2009 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
This software was vital to the achievement of this work, as the computational model that I developed builds upon, extends and makes heavy use of the routines available from the Felix library.  ...  They have been an incredible source of insight, experience and knowledge, always willing to indefatigably discuss ideas, provide constructive criticisms and feedback (on time!)  ...  Acknowledgements First and foremost I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my supervisors,  ... 
doi:10.3389/neuro.09.010.2009 pmid:19680433 pmcid:PMC2715270 fatcat:35gahzevvvajtkhs5xooh3h6x4

Program of the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

2020 American Journal of Physical Anthropology  
We asked if wild Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) focus on speci c food species to meet nutritional requirements during lean fruit periods.  ...  We suggest that orangutans at Tuanan consume kamunda to cope with episodes of fruit scarcity and that this species, which is not found in abundance at other Bornean orangutan sites, may contribute to the  ...  This research is funded by CGL-2015-63648-P (Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Spain).  ... 
doi:10.1002/ajpa.24023 pmid:32058585 fatcat:gulriykcvbgdbikcya2xflv73a

The dynamics of embodiment: a field theory of infant perseverative reaching

E Thelen, G Schöner, C Scheier, L B Smith
2001 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
Here, we question the traditional explanations of the error as an indicator of infants' concepts of objects or other static mental structures.  ...  The overall goal of this target article is to demonstrate a mechanism for an embodied cognition.  ...  Paolo Viviani for his helpful critique of an earlier version of this commentary. What's a modeler to do? R2.3.  ... 
pmid:11515285 fatcat:7phqz2e2gnhi3jeaqg3nz6k45i

The dynamics of embodiment: A field theory of infant perseverative reaching

Esther Thelen, Gregor Schöner, Christian Scheier, Linda B. Smith
2001 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
Paolo Viviani for his helpful critique of an earlier version of this commentary. What's a modeler to do? R2.3.  ...  Regardless of the particular modeling architecture, which may be a matter of preference, we believe that the number one criterion by which to judge the success of the enterprise is the model's compatibility  ...  Incidentally, this explains why the object concept is, for Piaget, inseparable from the concepts of space, time, and causality).  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x01003910 fatcat:mtm2x6qtpjf4he3fdpujeomrqm

Quantum Mind 2003, Consciousness, Quantum Physics and the Brain. March 15-19, 2003, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Editorial NQ
2007 NeuroQuantology  
The nature of consciousness and its place in the universe remain mysterious. Classical models view consciousness as computation among the brain's neurons but fail to address its enigmatic features.  ...  Critics deride this comparison as a mere "minimization of mysteries" and quickly point out that the brain is too warm for quantum computation which in the technological realm requires extreme cold to avoid  ...  The processes discussed involve the combined concepts of Space-Time-Event-Motion (STEM) to form a new concept.  ... 
doi:10.14704/nq.2003.1.3.23 fatcat:e76cv2ivqjdbxolv2hbls67gqu
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