Recent Abstracts

  • Low-rank connectivity induces firing rate fluctuations in a chaotic spiking network
    DePasquale BD, Churchland MM, Abbott LF, Temporal Dynamics in Learning, Janelia Farm, May 2013.
  • Quantifying representational and dynamical structure in large neural datasets
    Seely JS, Kaufman MT, Kohn A, Movshon JA, Priebe NJ, Lisberger SG, Ryu SI, Shenoy KV, Cunningham JP, Abbott LF, Churchland MM, Temporal Dynamics in Learning, Janelia Farm, May 2013.
  • A large untuned signal in motor cortex predicts movement onset
    Kaufman MT, Seely JS, Ryu SI, Shenoy KV, Churchland MM,, NCM 23rd Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 2013.

Churchland Papers

  • Cortical activity in the null space: permitting preparation without movement.
    Kaufman MT, Churchland MM, Ryu SI, Shenoy KV. (2014). Nat Neurosci.
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  • DataHigh: graphical user interface for visualizing and interacting with high-dimensional neural activity.
    Cowley BR, Kaufman MT, Butler ZS, Churchland MM, Ryu SI, Shenoy KV, Yu BM. (2013). J Neural Eng. 10(6):066012
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  • Cortical Control of Arm Movements: A Dynamical Systems Perspective.
    Shenoy KV, Sahani M, Churchland MM. (2013). Annu Rev Neurosci.
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  • The roles of monkey M1 neuron classes in movement preparation and execution.
    Kaufman MT, Churchland MM, Shenoy KV. (2013). J Neurophysiol.
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  • A high-performance neural prosthesis enabled by control algorithm design.
    Gilja V, Nuyujukian P, Chestek CA, Cunningham JP, Yu BM, Fan JM, Churchland MM, Kaufman MT, Kao JC, Ryu SI, and Shenoy KV. (2012). Nat. Neurosci.
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  • Two layers of neural variability.
    Churchland MM and Abbott LF. (2012) Nat. Neurosci. 15: 14721474.
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  • Structure of neural population dynamics during reaching.
    Churchland MM*, Cunningham JP* (contributing equally), Kaufman MT, Nuyujukian P, Foster JD, Ryu SI, and Shenoy KV (2012) Nature 487: 5156.
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  • A dynamical systems view of motor preparation: implications for neural prosthetic system design.
    Shenoy KV, Kaufman MT, Sahani M, Churchland MM. (2011) Prog Brain Res. 192: 33-58.
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  • Cortical preparatory activity: representation of movement or first cog in a dynamical machine?
    Churchland MM, Cunningham JP, Kaufman MT, Ryu SI, and Shenoy KV (2010) Neuron. 68(3):387-400.
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  • The roles of monkey premotor neuron classes in movement preparation and execution.
    Kaufman MT, Churchland MM, Santhanam G, Yu BM, Afshar A, Ryu SI, and Shenoy KV (2010). J Neurophysiol, Aug;104(2):799-810.
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  • Stimulus onset quenches neural variability: a widespread cortical phenomenon.
    Churchland MM*, Yu BM* (contributing equally), Cunningham JP, Sugrue LP, Cohen MR, Corrado GS, Newsome WT, Clark AM, Hosseini P, Scott BB, Bradley DC, Smith MA, Kohn A, Movshon JA, Armstrong KM, Moore T, Chang SW, Snyder LH, Lisberger SG, Priebe NJ, Finn IM, Ferster D, Ryu SI, Santhanam G, Sahani M, and Shenoy KV (2010) Nat. Neurosci. 13(3):369-78
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  • Techniques for extracting single-trial activity patterns from large-scale neural recordings.
    Churchland MM, Yu BM, Sahani M and Shenoy KV (2007) Curr Opin Neurobiol. 17:609-18
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  • Single-neuron stability during repeated reaching in macaque premotor cortex.
    Chestek CA, Batista AP, Santhanam G, Yu BM, Afshar A, Cunningham JP, Gilja V, Ryu SI, Churchland MM and Shenoy KV (2007) J. Neurosi. 27:10742-50
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  • Temporal complexity and heterogeneity of single-neuron activity in premotor and motor cortex. Churchland MM, and Shenoy KV (2007) J. Neurophysiol. 97: 4235-57
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  • A central source of movement variability.
    Churchland MM, Afshar A, Shenoy KV (2006) Neuron 52: 1085-96
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  • Delay of movement caused by disruption of cortical preparatory activity.
    Churchland MM and Shenoy KV (2006) J Neurophysiol. 97: 348-59
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  • Preparatory activity in premotor and motor cortex reflects the speed of the upcoming reach.
    Churchland MM, Santhanam G, Shenoy KV (2006) J Neurophysiol. 96:3130-46
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  • Neural variability in premotor cortex provides a signature of motor preparation.
    Churchland MM, Yu BM, Ryu SI, Santhanam G, Shenoy KV (2006) J Neurosci. 26: 3697-712
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  • Comparison of the spatial limits on direction selectivity in visual areas MT and V1.
    Churchland MM, Priebe NJ and Lisberger SG (2005) J. Neurophysiol. 93:1235-45
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  • Evidence for object permanence in the smooth-pursuit eye movements of monkeys.
    Churchland MM, Chou IH and Lisberger SG (2003) J Neurophysiol. 90: 2205-18
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  • Constraints on the source of short-term motion adaptation in macaque area MT: I. The role of input and intrinsic mechanisms.
    Priebe NJ, Churchland MM and Lisberger SG (2002) J Neurophysiol 88: 354-69
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  • Shifts in the population response in the middle temporal visual area parallel perceptual and motor illusions produced by apparent motion.
    Churchland MM and Lisberger SG (2001) J Neurosci 21: 9387-9402
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  • Reconstruction of target speed for the guidance of pursuit eye movements.
    Priebe NJ*, Churchland MM* (contributing equally), and Lisberger SG (2001) J Neurosci 21: 3196-206
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  • Experimental and computational analysis of monkey smooth pursuit eye movements.
    Churchland MM and Lisberger SG. (2001) J Neurophysiol 86: 741-59
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  • Apparent motion produces multiple deficits in visually guided smooth pursuit eye movements of monkeys.
    Churchland MM and Lisberger SG. (2000) J Neurophysiol 84: 216-35
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