P Haggard

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Decision time for free will
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuron 69:404-6. 2011
  2. pmc Know thyself: behavioral evidence for a structural representation of the human body
    Elena Rusconi
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5418. 2009
  3. pmc A dance to the music of time: aesthetically-relevant changes in body posture in performing art
    Elena Daprati
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze and Centro di Biomedicina Spaziale, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e5023. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Spatial sensory organization and body representation in pain perception
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 23:R164-76. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The brain's fingers and hands
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 172:94-102. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint On the hand transport component of prehensile movements
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Mot Behav 29:282-7. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Tactile perception, cortical representation and the bodily self
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 13:R170-3. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Representing the consequences of intentionally inhibited actions
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Brain Res 1286:106-13. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensory neuroscience: from skin to object in the somatosensory cortex
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R884-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Intentional action: conscious experience and neural prediction
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Conscious Cogn 12:695-707. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Decision time for free will
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuron 69:404-6. 2011
    ..These data shed important new light on the neuronal mechanisms of human volition and on the hotly debated relation between consciousness and will...
  2. pmc Know thyself: behavioral evidence for a structural representation of the human body
    Elena Rusconi
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5418. 2009
    ..Representing one's own body is often viewed as a basic form of self-awareness. However, little is known about structural representations of the body in the brain...
  3. pmc A dance to the music of time: aesthetically-relevant changes in body posture in performing art
    Elena Daprati
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze and Centro di Biomedicina Spaziale, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e5023. 2009
    ..This context may include social aesthetic pressure from audiences...
  4. ncbi request reprint Spatial sensory organization and body representation in pain perception
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 23:R164-76. 2013
    ..We end with some suggestions regarding how linking pain to body representation could shed light on clinical conditions, notably chronic pain...
  5. ncbi request reprint The brain's fingers and hands
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 172:94-102. 2006
    ..This assignment is based on external spatial location. Our results suggest a role of the body schema in the identification of structural body parts from touch...
  6. ncbi request reprint On the hand transport component of prehensile movements
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Mot Behav 29:282-7. 1997
    ..Although the wrist is a technically convenient index of hand transport, the thumb may be a more appropriate index from the point of view of motor control..
  7. ncbi request reprint Tactile perception, cortical representation and the bodily self
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 13:R170-3. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Representing the consequences of intentionally inhibited actions
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Brain Res 1286:106-13. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that intentional inhibition is a specific cognitive process that strongly influences action prediction and action experience...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensory neuroscience: from skin to object in the somatosensory cortex
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R884-6. 2006
    ..Recently recorded responses of single neurons in the secondary somatosensory cortex of monkeys suggest how the brain integrates tactile shape information across different regions of skin and builds up a representation of tactile objects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intentional action: conscious experience and neural prediction
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Conscious Cogn 12:695-707. 2003
    ..The phenomenology of intentional action requires an appropriate predictive link between intentions and effects, rather than a retrospective inference that "I" caused the effect...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spatial patterns in the control of human arm movement
    P Haggard
    University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 22:42-62. 1996
    ..In Experiment 3, the same participants produced similar motor primitives both with and without vision...
  12. doi request reprint Human volition: towards a neuroscience of will
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:934-46. 2008
    ..Volition consists of a series of decisions regarding whether to act, what action to perform and when to perform it. Neuroscientific accounts of voluntary action may inform debates about the nature of individual responsibility...
  13. ncbi request reprint Supplementary motor area provides an efferent signal for sensory suppression
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, WC1N3AR, London, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 19:52-8. 2004
    ..We suggest the SMA may provide an efferent signal which is used by other brain areas to modulate somatosensory activity during self-generated movement...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anomalous control: when 'free-will' is not conscious
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Conscious Cogn 13:646-54. 2004
    ..The experience of anomalous control may be produced either by pathology, or, in our case, by suggestion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Viewing the body modulates tactile receptive fields
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Exp Brain Res 180:187-93. 2007
    ..We propose that viewing the body improves functional touch by sharpening tactile RFs in an early somatosensory map. Top-down modulation of lateral inhibition could underlie these effects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rubber hand illusions and size-weight illusions: self-representation modulates representation of external objects
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Perception 38:1796-803. 2009
    ..Self-representation thus influenced exteroception. The sense of one's own body provides a fundamental reference for perception in general...
  17. ncbi request reprint Voluntary action and conscious awareness
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Nat Neurosci 5:382-5. 2002
    ..We conclude that the CNS applies a specific neural mechanism to produce intentional binding of actions and their effects in conscious awareness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intention, attention and the temporal experience of action
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, UK
    Conscious Cogn 16:211-20. 2007
    ..The experience of intentional action involves an interplay between pre-motor and reconstructive processes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patterns of coordinated multi-joint movement
    P Haggard
    University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford, UK
    Exp Brain Res 107:254-66. 1995
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  20. ncbi request reprint Coordinating actions
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    Q J Exp Psychol A 50:707-25. 1997
    ..The development and tuning of these circuits may, in part, be what makes an action "skilled"...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coordination of hand aperture with the spatial path of hand transport
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 118:286-92. 1998
    ..We suggest that the delay in hand opening in curved movements involves a scheduling process, which uses information about hand transport to set an appropriate hand aperture...
  22. ncbi request reprint On the relation between brain potentials and the awareness of voluntary movements
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 126:128-33. 1999
    ..However, the LRP occurred significantly earlier on trials with early awareness than on trials with late awareness, suggesting that the processes underlying the LRP may cause our awareness of movement initiation...
  23. ncbi request reprint On the perceived time of voluntary actions
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychol 90:291-303. 1999
    ..The results suggest that our awareness of our own actions is associated with some pre-motor event after the initial intention and preparation of action, but before the assembly and dispatch of the actual motor command to the muscles...
  24. ncbi request reprint Localising awareness of action with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University of London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 127:102-7. 1999
    ..We conclude that awareness of responses is generated, at least in part, between premotor areas affected by stimulation over FCz and the primary motor cortex...
  25. ncbi request reprint The perceived position of the hand in space
    P Haggard
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Percept Psychophys 62:363-77. 2000
    ..Rather, separate representations appear to be maintained for each effector. The bias of these representations may reflect the motor function of that effector...
  26. pmc Interference between gait and cognitive tasks in a rehabilitating neurological population
    P Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 69:479-86. 2000
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  27. ncbi request reprint The psychology of action
    P Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychol 92:113-28. 2001
    ..Finally, I offer some speculations regarding where future contributions to the psychology of action will be most fruitful...
  28. doi request reprint Just seeing you makes me feel better: interpersonal enhancement of touch
    Patrick Haggard
    University College London, London, UK
    Soc Neurosci 1:104-10. 2006
    ..This result suggests a purely sensory interpersonal sharing of body representations. It also suggests a specifically interpersonal modulation of primary sensory functions within the brain...
  29. doi request reprint Delayed experience of volition in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
    Giovanna Moretto
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1324-7. 2011
    ..Delayed volition could either be an additional intrinsic feature of the syndrome or it could reflect a cognitive strategy to limit motor excitability, and thus tic generation, during voluntary action...
  30. doi request reprint Spatial patterns in tactile perception: is there a tactile field?
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 137:65-75. 2011
    ..The tactile field supports computation of spatial relations between individual stimulus locations, and thus underlies tactile pattern perception...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of motor preparation and spatial attention on corticospinal excitability in a delayed-response paradigm
    Rogier B Mars
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
    Exp Brain Res 182:125-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that modulation of corticospinal excitability reflects specific response preparation, rather than non-specific event preparation...
  32. doi request reprint Modulating the sense of agency with external cues
    James W Moore
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Conscious Cogn 18:1056-64. 2009
    ..We propose that sense of agency is based on a combination of internal motoric signals and external sensory evidence about the source of actions and effects...
  33. pmc How voluntary actions modulate time perception
    Dorit Wenke
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 196:311-8. 2009
    ..These results suggest that voluntary actions transiently slow down an internal clock during the action-effect interval. This in turn leads to intentional binding, and links the effects of voluntary actions to the self...
  34. ncbi request reprint Internally generated and externally triggered actions are physically distinct and independently controlled
    Sukhvinder S Obhi
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Room 6246, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5C2, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 156:518-23. 2004
    ..The present findings also raise the interesting possibility that the motor system processes these two classes of action separately even though the motor output required is the same...
  35. doi request reprint Extrastriate body area underlies aesthetic evaluation of body stimuli
    B Calvo-Merino
    Department of Psychology, City University London, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, UK
    Exp Brain Res 204:447-56. 2010
    ..In this way, we suggest a complementary contribution of both local and global routes to aesthetic processing...
  36. doi request reprint Having a body versus moving your body: neural signatures of agency and body-ownership
    Manos Tsakiris
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:2740-9. 2010
    ..Body-ownership involves a psychophysiological baseline, linked to activation of the brain's default mode network. Agency is linked to premotor and parietal areas involved in generating motor intentions and subsequent action monitoring...
  37. ncbi request reprint Biases in the perceived timing of perisaccadic perceptual and motor events
    Kielan Yarrow
    University College London, London, England
    Percept Psychophys 68:1217-26. 2006
    ..A temporally advanced awareness of saccade completion was also found, independently of antedating effects. These results provide convergent evidence supporting antedating and differentiating it from other temporal biases...
  38. doi request reprint Don't do it! Cortical inhibition and self-attribution during action observation
    Simone Schütz-Bosbach
    University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1215-27. 2009
    ..This finding suggests a specific inhibition of the motor system associated with self-representation. Cortical suppression for actions linked to the self might prevent inappropriate perseveration within the motor system...
  39. ncbi request reprint Visual enhancement of touch in spatial body representation
    Clare Press
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17, Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 154:238-45. 2004
    ..We consider possible mechanisms by which vision may influence tactile processing...
  40. ncbi request reprint An object-centred reference frame for control of grasping: effects of grasping a distractor object on visuomotor control
    Sandhiran Patchay
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 170:532-42. 2006
    ..Unlike other interference effects in cross-modal attention, these effects do not depend on the spatial relation between target and distractor, but occur within an object-based frame of reference...
  41. doi request reprint EEG activations during intentional inhibition of voluntary action: an electrophysiological correlate of self-control?
    E Walsh
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 48:619-26. 2010
    ..Planned actions can be subjected to a final predictive check which either commits actions for execution or suspends and withholds them. The neural mechanism of intentional inhibition may play an important role in self-control...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bodily illusions modulate tactile perception
    Frederique de Vignemont
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N3 AR, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 15:1286-90. 2005
    ..We also provide, for the first time, a quantitative, implicit measure of distortions of body size...
  43. ncbi request reprint Conscious intention and motor cognition
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:290-5. 2005
    ..Both intention and agency result from the brain processes for predictive motor control, not merely from retrospective inference...
  44. ncbi request reprint Facilitated processing of visual stimuli associated with the body
    Louise Whiteley
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Perception 33:307-14. 2004
    ..With this finding we address concerns associated with previous work on the processing of stimuli attributed to the self and extend the finding of a performance advantage for such stimuli to vision...
  45. ncbi request reprint The relative effects of external spatial and motoric factors on the bimanual coordination of discrete movements
    Sukhvinder S Obhi
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 154:399-402. 2004
    ..g., Mechsner et al. 2001), our results suggest that in discrete tasks there is a dominance of the motor relationship between the hands over the external spatial relationship...
  46. doi request reprint The role of motor intention in motor awareness: an experimental study on anosognosia for hemiplegia
    Aikaterini Fotopoulou
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Brain 131:3432-42. 2008
    ..This is the first direct demonstration that altered awareness of action in AHP reflects a dominance of motor intention prior to action over sensory information about the actual effects of movement...
  47. ncbi request reprint Short term memory for tactile stimuli
    Alberto Gallace
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Brain Res 1190:132-42. 2008
    ..Finally, the results of a third experiment showed that the differences in performance between the numerosity judgment and partial report tasks could not be explained solely in terms of any difference in task difficulty...
  48. ncbi request reprint Keeping the world a constant size: object constancy in human touch
    Marisa Taylor-Clarke
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Nat Neurosci 7:219-20. 2004
    ..We propose that the brain attempts to preserve tactile size constancy by rescaling the primary, distorted body-surface representation into object-centered space according to visual experience of the body...
  49. ncbi request reprint Persistence of visual-tactile enhancement in humans
    Marisa Taylor-Clarke
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neurosci Lett 354:22-5. 2004
    ..These results suggest that viewing the body modulates the neural circuitry of primary somatosensory cortex, outlasting visual inputs...
  50. ncbi request reprint The cerebellum and parietal cortex play a specific role in coordination: a PET study
    N Ramnani
    Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurology, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    Neuroimage 14:899-911. 2001
    ..The results provide direct evidence in healthy human subjects of specific cerebellar engagement during the coordination of movement, over and above the control of constituent movements...
  51. ncbi request reprint Illusory perceptions of space and time preserve cross-saccadic perceptual continuity
    K Yarrow
    Sobell Department of Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, 8 11 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Nature 414:302-5. 2001
    ..The effect is critically linked to perceptual mechanisms that identify a target's spatial stability...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Transcranial magnetic stimulation. Applications in cognitive neuroscience]
    B Calvo-Merino
    Institute of Movement Neuroscience, University College, Londres, UK
    Rev Neurol 38:374-80. 2004
    ..In this review we trace some of the mayor developments in the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a technique for the investigation of cognitive neuroscience. Technical aspects of the magnetic stimulation are also reviewed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Sense of agency primes manual motor responses
    Matthew R Longo
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Perception 38:69-78. 2009
    ..These results suggest that vision of one's own hand-and, specifically, the sense of agency over that hand-primes manual motor responses...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effect of attentional cueing on conscious awareness of stimulus and response
    Helen Johnson
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
    Exp Brain Res 150:490-6. 2003
    ..The greater part of the attentional effect is localised either subsequent to conscious detection of stimuli or occurs in a separate, parallel processing stream from that which generates the motor response...
  55. ncbi request reprint Awareness of somatic events associated with a voluntary action
    Manos Tsakiris
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Exp Brain Res 149:439-46. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Visual processing and the bodily self
    Louise Whiteley
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 127:129-36. 2008
    ..An intermediate effect was observed when the stimuli were presented on another person's body, suggesting that the effect of viewing one's own body might represent a conjunction of an interpersonal body effect and an egocentric effect...
  57. pmc Dorsal premotor cortex exerts state-dependent causal influences on activity in contralateral primary motor and dorsal premotor cortex
    Sven Bestmann
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 18:1281-91. 2008
    ..We conclude that left PMd can exert state-dependent interhemispheric influences on contralateral cortical motor areas relevant for a current motor task...
  58. doi request reprint Visually induced analgesia: seeing the body reduces pain
    Matthew R Longo
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:12125-30. 2009
    ..Furthermore, these effects were specific to vision of one's own hand and were absent when viewing another person's hand. These results demonstrate a novel analgesic effect of non-informative vision of the body...
  59. doi request reprint What is embodiment? A psychometric approach
    Matthew R Longo
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Cognition 107:978-98. 2008
    ..These results suggest that psychometric tools may provide a rich method for studying the structure of conscious experience, and point the way towards an empirically rigorous phenomenology...
  60. ncbi request reprint Awareness of action in schizophrenia
    Patrick Haggard
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Neuroreport 14:1081-5. 2003
    ..Patients may overassociate their actions with subsequent events, experiencing their actions as having unusual causal efficacy. Disorders of agency may reflect an underlying abnormality in the experience of voluntary action...
  61. doi request reprint Visual enhancement of touch and the bodily self
    Matthew R Longo
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Conscious Cogn 17:1181-91. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate a clear functional relation between the bodily self and basic tactile perception...
  62. pmc Influence of uncertainty and surprise on human corticospinal excitability during preparation for action
    Sven Bestmann
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Curr Biol 18:775-80. 2008
    ..Commensurate effects were observed in reaction times. We suggest that motor output is biased according to contextual probabilities that are represented dynamically in the brain...
  63. ncbi request reprint Attention to intention
    Hakwan C Lau
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Science 303:1208-10. 2004
    ..Prefrontal activity, but not parietal activity, was more strongly coupled with activity in the pre-SMA. We conclude that activity in the pre-SMA reflects the representation of intention...
  64. ncbi request reprint Vibrotactile--auditory interactions are post-perceptual
    Kielan Yarrow
    Department of Psychology, Social Science Building, City University, Northampton Square, London, UK
    Perception 37:1114-30. 2008
    ..This demonstrates that vibrotaction is sometimes ignored when judging the presence of an auditory tone. Hence the interaction between vibrotaction and audition does not appear to occur at an early perceptual level...
  65. doi request reprint Feelings of control: contingency determines experience of action
    James W Moore
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Cognition 110:279-83. 2009
    ..Both predictive and inferential "postdictive" shifts in the time of action depended on strong contingency between action and effect. The experience of agency involves a process of causal learning based on statistical contingency...
  66. pmc When the brain changes its mind: flexibility of action selection in instructed and free choices
    Stephen M Fleming
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 19:2352-60. 2009
    ..This framework emphasizes the high modifiability of voluntary action...
  67. ncbi request reprint Action and awareness in pointing tasks
    Helen Johnson
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, England
    Exp Brain Res 146:451-9. 2002
    ..We suggest that anti-point corrections, but not standard pointing corrections, involve an additional supervisory system. This system is characterised by its slow operation and its access to conscious awareness...
  68. doi request reprint Dopaminergic medication boosts action-effect binding in Parkinson's disease
    James W Moore
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:1125-32. 2010
    ..These results shed light on the contribution of dopamine to the experience of instrumental action, and also on impulse control disorders and psychosis in medicated PD patients...
  69. doi request reprint Somatosensory effects of action inhibition: a study with the stop-signal paradigm
    Eamonn Walsh
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Exp Brain Res 204:465-73. 2010
    ..We show that there may be distinct motor and somatosensory races. Moreover, inhibitory processes may lead in the somatosensory race, at least briefly, even when excitatory processes win the motor race...
  70. doi request reprint More than skin deep: body representation beyond primary somatosensory cortex
    Matthew R Longo
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:655-68. 2010
    ..We review a wide range of neuropsychological, neuroimaging and neurophysiological data to explore the dissociation between these different aspects of higher somatosensory function...
  71. ncbi request reprint Shared representations in body perception
    Richard Thomas
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, UCL University College London, 17, Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 121:317-30. 2006
    ..In our social world, we understand the percepts of others by registering them against the representations used to perceive our own body, and this mechanism involves an interpersonal somatotopic map...
  72. pmc Spatial consequences of bridging the saccadic gap
    Kielan Yarrow
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, UK
    Vision Res 46:545-55. 2006
    ..These data are consistent with the idea that the temporal bias is resolved by the subsequent spatial adjustment to provide a percept that is coherent in its gist but inconsistent in its detail...
  73. ncbi request reprint Having a body versus moving your body: How agency structures body-ownership
    Manos Tsakiris
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Conscious Cogn 15:423-32. 2006
    ..Whereas a purely proprioceptive sense of body-ownership is local and fragmented, the motor sense of agency integrates distinct body-parts into a coherent, unified awareness of the body...
  74. ncbi request reprint Vision modulates somatosensory cortical processing
    Marisa Taylor-Clarke
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17, Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 12:233-6. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first demonstration of direct modulation of somatosensory cortex activity by a noninformative view of the stimulated body site with concomitant enhancement of tactile acuity in normal subjects...
  75. doi request reprint Cooling the thermal grill illusion through self-touch
    Marjolein P M Kammers
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London, UK
    Curr Biol 20:1819-22. 2010
    ..We show here that self-touch not only gates pain signals reaching the brain [7-9] but also, via multisensory integration, increases coherence of cognitive body representations to which pain afferents project [10]...
  76. ncbi request reprint Self and other in the human motor system
    Simone Schütz-Bosbach
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 16:1830-4. 2006
    ..This result contradicts previous concepts of equivalence between one's own actions and actions of others and suggests that social differentiation, not equivalence, is characteristic of the human action system...
  77. ncbi request reprint Seeing or doing? Influence of visual and motor familiarity in action observation
    Beatriz Calvo-Merino
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR London, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 16:1905-10. 2006
    ..We understand actions not only by visual recognition, but also motorically. In addition, we confirm that the cerebellum is part of the action observation network...
  78. ncbi request reprint Tactile sensitivity in Asperger syndrome
    Sarah Jayne Blakemore
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Brain Cogn 61:5-13. 2006
    ..An abnormality in this process cannot therefore account for their tactile hypersensitivity...
  79. pmc Introduction. Mental processes in the human brain
    Jon Driver
    UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WCN1 3AR, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:757-60. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Experience modulates automatic imitation
    Cecilia Heyes
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 22:233-40. 2005
    ..This outcome is consistent with the hypothesis that, rather than being innate, the cortical connections mediating motor activation by action observation are formed through experience...
  81. ncbi request reprint When feeling is more important than seeing in sensorimotor adaptation
    Robert J van Beers
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 12:834-7. 2002
    ..These results provide evidence for statistically optimal integration of information from multiple modalities...
  82. ncbi request reprint Awareness of action: Inference and prediction
    James Moore
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Conscious Cogn 17:136-44. 2008
    ..Further analysis showed that the predictive process is modulated by recent experience of the action-effect relation. We conclude that the experience of action depends on a dynamic combination of predictive and inferential processes...
  83. ncbi request reprint Neural signatures of body ownership: a sensory network for bodily self-consciousness
    Manos Tsakiris
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:2235-44. 2007
    ..These structures form a network that plays a fundamental role in linking current sensory stimuli to one's own body and thus also in self-consciousness...
  84. doi request reprint Towards a sensorimotor aesthetics of performing art
    B Calvo-Merino
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
    Conscious Cogn 17:911-22. 2008
    ..Our results suggest a possible role of visual and sensorimotor brain areas in an automatic aesthetic response to dance. This sensorimotor response may explain why dance is widely appreciated in so many human cultures...
  85. pmc Exploring implicit and explicit aspects of sense of agency
    J W Moore
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Conscious Cogn 21:1748-53. 2012
    ..In line with our initial predictions, we found evidence of a dissociation. We discuss the implications of this result for theories of sense of agency...
  86. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor integration compensates for visual localization errors during smooth pursuit eye movements
    R J van Beers
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurophysiol 85:1914-22. 2001
    ..This compensation is achieved in the process of sensorimotor integration of retinal and gaze signals: different retinal areas are integrated with different gaze signals to guarantee the stability of the visual world...
  87. ncbi request reprint Noninformative vision improves the spatial resolution of touch in humans
    S Kennett
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 11:1188-91. 2001
    ..Controls confirmed that no information about the tactile stimulation was provided by visibility of the arm. This visual enhancement of touch may point to online reorganization of tactile receptive fields...
  88. ncbi request reprint Intentionality as a constituting condition for the own self--and other selves
    Andreas Wohlschläger
    Max Planck Institut für Psychologische Forschung, Cognition and Action, Amalienstrasse 33, München D 80799, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 12:708-16. 2003
    ..The results show that the presence of action effects is necessary for the similarity of awareness of self- and other-generated actions...
  89. ncbi request reprint The timing of brain events: authors' response to Libet's 'reply'
    David A Oakley
    Hypnosis Unit, Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Conscious Cogn 15:548-50. 2006
    ..A commentary in response to B. Libet: 'The timing of brain events: Reply to the "Special Section" in this journal of September 2004, edited by Susan Pockett' ()...
  90. ncbi request reprint Who is causing what? The sense of agency is relational and efferent-triggered
    Kai Engbert
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Psychology, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Cognition 107:693-704. 2008
    ..Our results provide the first direct evidence that agency involves a generalisable relation between actions and their consequences, and is triggered by efferent motor commands...
  91. pmc Sensorimotor attenuation by central motor command signals in the absence of movement
    Martin Voss
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Nat Neurosci 9:26-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that sensory suppression mainly relies on central signals related to the preparation for movement and that these signals are upstream of primary motor cortex...
  92. ncbi request reprint A specific role for efferent information in self-recognition
    Manos Tsakiris
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Cognition 96:215-31. 2005
    ..Differences in performance across conditions reflect the distinctive contribution of efferent information to self-recognition, and argue against a dominant role of proprioception in self-recognition...
  93. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal aspects of oculomotor inhibition as revealed by saccade trajectories
    Eugene McSorley
    School of Psychology, University of Reading, Harry Pitt Building, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AL, UK
    Vision Res 45:2492-9. 2005
    ..These results could not be explained by latency differences or landing position effects. The different patterns of distractor effects on saccade trajectories suggest the additional influence of a non-spatial inhibitory mechanism...
  94. ncbi request reprint The cutaneous rabbit revisited
    Rüdiger Flach
    Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich, Germany
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:717-32. 2006
    ..The authors propose a model that explains the CRE by the spatiotemporal dynamics of an early, unimodal, sensory map...
  95. ncbi request reprint The rubber hand illusion revisited: visuotactile integration and self-attribution
    Manos Tsakiris
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:80-91. 2005
    ..Conversely, at the level of the phenomenological content, the illusion is modulated by top-down influences originating from the representation of one's own body...
  96. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation over sensorimotor cortex disrupts anticipatory reflex gain modulation for skilled action
    Toshitaka Kimura
    NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Kanagawa 243 0198, Japan
    J Neurosci 26:9272-81. 2006
    ..We suggest that these networks normally provide the adaptability of rapid sensorimotor reflex responses by regulating reflex gains according to the current dynamical environment...
  97. ncbi request reprint Motor awareness without perceptual awareness
    Helen Johnson
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 43:227-37. 2005
    ..The neural mechanisms underlying motor awareness, and the implications for theories of consciousness, are discussed...
  98. ncbi request reprint The rubber hand illusion: sensitivity and reference frame for body ownership
    Marcello Costantini
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Bio imaging, University of Chieti, Via dei Vestini 33, Chieti, Italy
    Conscious Cogn 16:229-40. 2007
    ..Current sensory evidence about what is 'me' is interpreted with respect to a prior mental body representation...
  99. ncbi request reprint How do we know what we are doing? Time, intention and awareness of action
    Jean Christophe Sarrazin
    Cognitive Science Research Unit, Université Libre de Bruxelles CP 191, Avenue F D Roosevelt, 50, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Conscious Cogn 17:602-15. 2008
    ..Thus, awareness of our actions is a dynamic and relatively flexible mixture of what we intend to do, and what our motor system actually does...
  100. ncbi request reprint The control of saccade trajectories: direction of curvature depends on prior knowledge of target location and saccade latency
    Robin Walker
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, England
    Percept Psychophys 68:129-38. 2006
    ..This mechanism has more time to operate when target location is predictable, increasing the likelihood that the saccade trajectory will deviate away from the distractor...
  101. pmc Consistent chronostasis effects across saccade categories imply a subcortical efferent trigger
    Kielan Yarrow
    University College London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:839-47. 2004
    ..Specifically, it is suggested that chronostasis is triggered by a low-level signal arising in response to efferent signals generated in the superior colliculus...