M A Arbib

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Co-evolution of human consciousness and language
    M A Arbib
    Computer Science Department and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90089 2520, USA http www hbp usc edu
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 929:195-220. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Emotions: from brain to robot
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:554-61. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Rana computatrix to human language: towards a computational neuroethology of language evolution
    Michael A Arbib
    Department of Computer Science, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci 361:2345-79. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Autonomous robots based on inspiration from biology: the relation to neuroinformatics
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience, and the USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Neuroinformatics 3:281-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint From monkey-like action recognition to human language: an evolutionary framework for neurolinguistics
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science Department, Neuroscience Program, and USC Brain Project, University of Southem Califomia, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 28:105-24; discussion 125-67. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Précis of Neural organization: structure, function, and dynamics
    M A Arbib
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 23:513-33; discussion 533-71. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Synthetic brain imaging: grasping, mirror neurons and imitation
    M A Arbib
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Neural Netw 13:975-97. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint A sentence is to speech as what is to action?
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science Department, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Cortex 42:507-14. 2006
  9. doi request reprint From grasp to language: embodied concepts and the challenge of abstraction
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    J Physiol Paris 102:4-20. 2008
  10. pmc From visual affordances in monkey parietal cortex to hippocampo-parietal interactions underlying rat navigation
    M A Arbib
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 352:1429-36. 1997

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Co-evolution of human consciousness and language
    M A Arbib
    Computer Science Department and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90089 2520, USA http www hbp usc edu
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 929:195-220. 2001
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  2. ncbi request reprint Emotions: from brain to robot
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:554-61. 2004
    ..We therefore abstract from biology a functional characterization of emotion that does not depend on physical substrate or evolutionary history, and is broad enough to encompass the possible emotions of robots...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rana computatrix to human language: towards a computational neuroethology of language evolution
    Michael A Arbib
    Department of Computer Science, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci 361:2345-79. 2003
    ..The model of human-brain mechanisms is based on the mirror-system hypothesis of the evolution of the language-ready brain, which sees the human Broca's area as an evolved extension of the mirror system for grasping...
  4. ncbi request reprint Autonomous robots based on inspiration from biology: the relation to neuroinformatics
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience, and the USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Neuroinformatics 3:281-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint From monkey-like action recognition to human language: an evolutionary framework for neurolinguistics
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science Department, Neuroscience Program, and USC Brain Project, University of Southem Califomia, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 28:105-24; discussion 125-67. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Précis of Neural organization: structure, function, and dynamics
    M A Arbib
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 23:513-33; discussion 533-71. 2000
    ..We conclude with the claim that language and other cognitive processes can be fruitfully studied within the framework of neural organization that the authors have charted with John Szentágothai...
  7. ncbi request reprint Synthetic brain imaging: grasping, mirror neurons and imitation
    M A Arbib
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Neural Netw 13:975-97. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A sentence is to speech as what is to action?
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science Department, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Cortex 42:507-14. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint From grasp to language: embodied concepts and the challenge of abstraction
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    J Physiol Paris 102:4-20. 2008
    ..A., 1981. Perceptual structures and distributed motor control. In: Brooks, V.B. (Ed.), Handbook of Physiology--The Nervous System II. Motor Control. American Physiological Society, pp. 1449-1480]...
  10. pmc From visual affordances in monkey parietal cortex to hippocampo-parietal interactions underlying rat navigation
    M A Arbib
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 352:1429-36. 1997
    ..These models demonstrate that posterior parietal cortex is not only itself a network of interacting subsystems, but functions through cooperative computation with many other brain regions...
  11. doi request reprint Mirror system activity for action and language is embedded in the integration of dorsal and ventral pathways
    Michael A Arbib
    University of Southern California Brain Project, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Brain Lang 112:12-24. 2010
    ..Turning to language, we use Construction Grammar as our linguistic framework to get beyond single words to phrases and sentences, and initiate analysis of what brain functions must complement mirror systems to support this functionality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Language evolution: neural homologies and neuroinformatics
    Michael Arbib
    Neuroscience Program and USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Neural Netw 16:1237-60. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint A model of the cerebellum in adaptive control of saccadic gain. II. Simulation results
    N Schweighofer
    Center for Neural Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Biol Cybern 75:29-36. 1996
    ..Our simulation results are in good agreement with neurophysiological and behavioral data. Furthermore, we suggest several new experiments to test the validity of our predictions on adaptive saccadic control...
  14. ncbi request reprint A model of the cerebellum in adaptive control of saccadic gain. I. The model and its biological substrate
    N Schweighofer
    Center for Neural Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Biol Cybern 75:19-28. 1996
    ..In a companion paper we simulate this large, realistic network of neural-like units to study the complex spatiotemporal behavior of neuronal subpopulations implicated in the control and adaptation of saccades...
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of the cerebellum in reaching movements in humans. II. A neural model of the intermediate cerebellum
    N Schweighofer
    Centre for Neural Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 10:95-105. 1998
    ..These results support the theory that the cerebellum is involved in motor learning...
  16. pmc Stroke rehabilitation reaches a threshold
    Cheol E Han
    Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 4:e1000133. 2008
    ..If spontaneous arm use is still low or has decreased, then another bout of rehabilitation is to be provided...
  17. ncbi request reprint Schema design and implementation of the grasp-related mirror neuron system
    Erhan Oztop
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Biol Cybern 87:116-40. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Schema-based learning of adaptable and flexible prey-catching in anurans I. The basic architecture
    Fernando Corbacho
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089 0871, USA
    Biol Cybern 93:391-409. 2005
    ..To show these aspects we incorporate studies on experiments on lesions and the learning processes that allow the animal to recover its proper functioning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Competitive Hebbian learning and the hippocampal place cell system: modeling the interaction of visual and path integration cues
    A Guazzelli
    University of Southern California Brain Project, Los Angeles, USA
    Hippocampus 11:216-39. 2001
    ..In so doing, it makes new predictions regarding the nature of the interaction between visual and path integration cues during new learning and when the system is challenged with environmental changes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Localization of grasp representations in humans by positron emission tomography. 2. Observation compared with imagination
    S T Grafton
    Department of Radiology and Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Exp Brain Res 112:103-11. 1996
    ..A similar segregation is also present in the cerebellum, with imagined and observed grasping movements activating different parts of the posterior lobe and real movements activating the anterior lobe...
  21. pmc Tool use and the distalization of the end-effector
    Michael A Arbib
    Department of Computer Science and Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Psychol Res 73:441-62. 2009
    ..This distalization is critical in order to exploit the unique functional capacities engendered by complex tools...
  22. ncbi request reprint Primate vocalization, gesture, and the evolution of human language
    Michael A Arbib
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Curr Anthropol 49:1053-63; discussion 1063-76. 2008
    ..The analysis refines aspects of the mirror system hypothesis on the role of the primate brain's mirror system for manual action in evolution of the human language-ready brain...
  23. pmc Evolving the language-ready brain and the social mechanisms that support language
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience and the USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, HNB 03, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    J Commun Disord 42:263-71. 2009
    ..We then assess the role of social interaction and non-specific knowledge of language in the emergence of new sign languages in deaf communities (focusing on Nicaraguan Sign Language)...
  24. pmc A functional threshold for long-term use of hand and arm function can be determined: predictions from a computational model and supporting data from the Extremity Constraint-Induced Therapy Evaluation (EXCITE) Trial
    Nicolas Schweighofer
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the School of Dentistry, and Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Phys Ther 89:1327-36. 2009
    ..A previous neurocomputational model predicted that if the dose of therapy is sufficient to bring performance above a certain threshold, training can be stopped...
  25. ncbi request reprint Integrating databases and expert systems for the analysis of brain structures: connections, similarities, and homologies
    Mihail Bota
    NIBS Program in Neurosciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Neuroinformatics 2:19-58. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint Describing visual scenes: towards a neurolinguistics based on construction grammar
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Brain Res 1225:146-62. 2008
    ..We summarize data on neural correlates relevant to future work on TCG within the context of neurolinguistics, and show how the relation between SemRep and TCG can serve as the basis for modeling language comprehension...
  27. ncbi request reprint Salamander locomotion-induced head movement and retinal motion sensitivity in a correlation-based motion detector model
    Jeffrey R Begley
    Computer Science Department, University of Southern California, 941 W 37th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0781, USA
    Network 18:101-28. 2007
    ..The sigmoid has insignificant effects on detector performance in simulations of slow, high contrast laboratory stimuli. These results suggest that the sigmoid reduces the system's noise sensitivity...
  28. doi request reprint Extending the mirror neuron system model, II: what did I just do? A new role for mirror neurons
    James Bonaiuto
    University of Southern California, Hedco Neuroscience Building, 120E, Room 10B, Mailing Code 2520, 3641 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA, 90089 2520, USA
    Biol Cybern 102:341-59. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Role of the cerebellum in reaching movements in humans. I. Distributed inverse dynamics control
    N Schweighofer
    Centre for Neural Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 2520, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 10:86-94. 1998
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Modeling functions of striatal dopamine modulation in learning and planning
    R E Suri
    USC Brain Project, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Neuroscience 103:65-85. 2001
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  31. ncbi request reprint Schema-based learning of adaptable and flexible prey- catching in anurans II. Learning after lesioning
    Fernando Corbacho
    USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089 0781, USA
    Biol Cybern 93:410-25. 2005
    ..Learning after lesioning is a special case of structural learning but clearly shows that solutions cannot be known/hardwired a priori since it cannot be known, in advance, which substructure is going to break down...
  32. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and the mirror system: an essay
    Michael A Arbib
    Computer Science, Neuroscience, and the USC Brain Project, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:268-80. 2005
    ..Schizophrenic patients on this theory then confabulate the agent...
  33. ncbi request reprint Infant grasp learning: a computational model
    Erhan Oztop
    ATR, Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, 2 2 2 Hikaridai, Seika cho, 619 0288 Soraku gun, Kyoto, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 158:480-503. 2004
    ..Moreover, ILGM produces testable predictions regarding infant motor learning processes and poses new questions to experimentalists...