Robert McCrea

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Signal processing related to the vestibulo-ocular reflex during combined angular rotation and linear translation of the head
    R A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 871:65-80. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of vestibular nucleus function: transformation of vestibular signals in the vestibular nuclei
    R McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 942:328-44. 2001
  3. pmc Firing behaviour of squirrel monkey eye movement-related vestibular nucleus neurons during gaze saccades
    Robert A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, Committee on Neurobiology, University of Chicago, 5806 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Physiol 546:207-24. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Coding of self-motion signals in ventro-posterior thalamus neurons in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, 947 E 58th Street, MC0926, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Brain Res 189:463-72. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Signal processing of semicircular canal and otolith signals in the vestibular nuclei during passive and active head movements
    Robert A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1004:169-82. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Nucleus prepositus
    Robert A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, 947 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Prog Brain Res 151:205-30. 2006
  7. pmc Self-motion signals in vestibular nuclei neurons projecting to the thalamus in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    Department of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Neurophysiol 101:1730-41. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Activity of ventroposterior thalamus neurons during rotation and translation in the horizontal plane in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    University of Chicago, Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, 947 E 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:2533-45. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Physiology of vestibulo-thalamic pathways
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 1991
  4. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 1993
  5. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Signal processing related to the vestibulo-ocular reflex during combined angular rotation and linear translation of the head
    R A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 871:65-80. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of vestibular nucleus function: transformation of vestibular signals in the vestibular nuclei
    R McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 942:328-44. 2001
    ..Several specific examples of sensory transformation in the vestibular nuclei are presented, and current hypotheses about the mechanisms that are used to produce the transformations are discussed...
  3. pmc Firing behaviour of squirrel monkey eye movement-related vestibular nucleus neurons during gaze saccades
    Robert A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, Committee on Neurobiology, University of Chicago, 5806 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Physiol 546:207-24. 2003
    ..The convergence of motor and sensory reafferent inputs on VOR pathways provides a mechanism for separate control of eye and head movements during and after saccadic gaze shifts...
  4. doi request reprint Coding of self-motion signals in ventro-posterior thalamus neurons in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, 947 E 58th Street, MC0926, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Exp Brain Res 189:463-72. 2008
    ..In the principal division the motion signal is conveyed continuously, irrespective of the behavioral context of motion. In the other auxiliary division the signal only codes movement caused by externally applied force...
  5. ncbi request reprint Signal processing of semicircular canal and otolith signals in the vestibular nuclei during passive and active head movements
    Robert A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1004:169-82. 2003
    ..Several specific examples of how sensory information related to passive and active head movements is transformed in the vestibular nuclei are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nucleus prepositus
    Robert A McCrea
    Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Chicago, 947 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Prog Brain Res 151:205-30. 2006
    ..The efferent connections of the nucleus and the results of lesion experiments suggest that it plays a role in a variety of functions related to the control of gaze...
  7. pmc Self-motion signals in vestibular nuclei neurons projecting to the thalamus in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    Department of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Neurophysiol 101:1730-41. 2009
    ..A second class of neurons generated signals related to movement of the trunk. They responded when the trunk moved alone or simultaneously with the head, but did not respond to head rotations while the trunk was stationary...
  8. doi request reprint Activity of ventroposterior thalamus neurons during rotation and translation in the horizontal plane in the alert squirrel monkey
    Vladimir Marlinski
    University of Chicago, Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, 947 E 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:2533-45. 2008
    ..Results of this study imply that changes in the discharge rate of vestibular-sensitive thalamic neurons can be approximated using power functions of the angular and linear velocity of spatial motion...

Research Grants24

  1. Physiology of vestibulo-thalamic pathways
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of these studies are expected to increase our knowledge of the neural mechanisms that are utilized to maintain stable, binocular vision of objects at different distances during active and passive head movements. ..
  3. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The results of these studies will increase our understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the central premotor pathways involved in controlling the vestibulo-ocular reflex...
  4. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  5. PHYSIOLOGY OF OCULOMOTOR PREMOTOR PATHWAYS
    Robert McCrea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results should increase our understanding of the central mechanisms that allow clear vision of objects in a 3D environment during passive and active head movements. ..