Nathalie Picard

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging the premotor areas
    N Picard
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, W1640 Biomedical Science Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 11:663-72. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Activation of the supplementary motor area (SMA) during performance of visually guided movements
    Nathalie Picard
    Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:977-86. 2003
  3. pmc Extended practice of a motor skill is associated with reduced metabolic activity in M1
    Nathalie Picard
    Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and Systems Neuroscience Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nat Neurosci 16:1340-7. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Skill representation in the primary motor cortex after long-term practice
    Yoshiya Matsuzaka
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3501 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1819-32. 2007

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging the premotor areas
    N Picard
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, W1640 Biomedical Science Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 11:663-72. 2001
    ..Recent data also suggest the existence of separate functional divisions in the rostral cingulate zone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Activation of the supplementary motor area (SMA) during performance of visually guided movements
    Nathalie Picard
    Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:977-86. 2003
    ..Furthermore, our observations suggest that during externally guided reaching, SMA activation is tightly coupled to that of M1, but dissociated from that of the cingulate motor areas...
  3. pmc Extended practice of a motor skill is associated with reduced metabolic activity in M1
    Nathalie Picard
    Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and Systems Neuroscience Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nat Neurosci 16:1340-7. 2013
    ..Thus, practice leading to skilled performance results in more efficient generation of neuronal activity in M1...
  4. ncbi request reprint Skill representation in the primary motor cortex after long-term practice
    Yoshiya Matsuzaka
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3501 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1819-32. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that practice sculpts the response properties of M1 neurons. M1 may be a site of storage for the internal representation of skilled sequential movements...