JONATHAN RICKEL WOLPAW

Summary

Affiliation: Wadsworth Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interface signal processing at the Wadsworth Center: mu and sensorimotor beta rhythms
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Prog Brain Res 159:411-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal tract transection permanently abolishes H-reflex down-conditioning in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorder, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurotrauma 23:1705-12. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The education and re-education of the spinal cord
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Prog Brain Res 157:261-280. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Memory in neuroscience: rhetoric versus reality
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 1:130-63. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Brain-computer interfaces
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    New York State Department of Health, NY, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 110:67-74. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Operant conditioning of rat H-reflex: effects on mean latency and duration
    J R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany 12201 0509, USA
    Exp Brain Res 136:274-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) for communication and control: a mini-review
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and SUNY, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:607-13. 2004
  8. pmc The cerebellum in maintenance of a motor skill: a hierarchy of brain and spinal cord plasticity underlies H-reflex conditioning
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Learn Mem 13:208-15. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord plasticity in acquisition and maintenance of motor skills
    J R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 189:155-69. 2007
  10. pmc Control of a two-dimensional movement signal by a noninvasive brain-computer interface in humans
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17849-54. 2004

Research Grants

  1. EEG BASED BRAIN COMPUTER INTERFACE
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. GENERAL PURPOSE BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE(BCI)SYSTEM
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. General Purpose Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) System
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Spinal Reflex Conditioning and Locomotion
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. General Purpose Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) System
    JONATHAN RICKEL contact WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN RICKEL WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Spinal Reflex Conditioning and Locomotion
    JONATHAN RICKEL contact WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interface signal processing at the Wadsworth Center: mu and sensorimotor beta rhythms
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Prog Brain Res 159:411-9. 2006
    ..We view this process as the interaction between a dynamic user and a dynamic system that coadapt over time. Understanding the dynamics of this interaction and optimizing its performance represent a major challenge for BCI research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal tract transection permanently abolishes H-reflex down-conditioning in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorder, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurotrauma 23:1705-12. 2006
    ..The results also suggest that the role of sensorimotor cortex in down-conditioning extends beyond generation of the essential CST activity...
  3. ncbi request reprint The education and re-education of the spinal cord
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Prog Brain Res 157:261-280. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Memory in neuroscience: rhetoric versus reality
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 1:130-63. 2002
    ..This complexity further highlights the inadequacy of the information storage concept and the importance of extreme simplicity in models used to study memory...
  5. doi request reprint Brain-computer interfaces
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    New York State Department of Health, NY, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 110:67-74. 2013
    ..BCI technology might also augment rehabilitation protocols aimed at restoring useful motor function. With continued development and clinical implementation, BCIs could substantially improve the lives of those with severe disabilities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Operant conditioning of rat H-reflex: effects on mean latency and duration
    J R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany 12201 0509, USA
    Exp Brain Res 136:274-9. 2001
    ..Several other mechanisms might also account for these small effects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) for communication and control: a mini-review
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and SUNY, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:607-13. 2004
  8. pmc The cerebellum in maintenance of a motor skill: a hierarchy of brain and spinal cord plasticity underlies H-reflex conditioning
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Learn Mem 13:208-15. 2006
    ..Thus, H-reflex conditioning seems to depend on a hierarchy of brain and spinal cord plasticity to which the cerebellum makes an essential contribution...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord plasticity in acquisition and maintenance of motor skills
    J R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 189:155-69. 2007
    ..Induction and guidance of activity-dependent spinal cord plasticity will probably play an important role in realization of effective new rehabilitation methods for spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy and other motor disorders...
  10. pmc Control of a two-dimensional movement signal by a noninvasive brain-computer interface in humans
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17849-54. 2004
    ..The results suggest that people with severe motor disabilities could use brain signals to operate a robotic arm or a neuroprosthesis without needing to have electrodes implanted in their brains...
  11. pmc Brain-computer interfaces as new brain output pathways
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Dept Health, PO Box 509, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Physiol 579:613-9. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint The Wadsworth Center brain-computer interface (BCI) research and development program
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 11:204-7. 2003
    ..Finally, in collaboration with several other groups, we are developing simple BCI applications and are testing their practicality and long-term value for people with severe motor disabilities...
  13. doi request reprint What can the spinal cord teach us about learning and memory?
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Neuroscientist 16:532-49. 2010
    ..In addition, they offer new approaches to guiding activity-dependent plasticity so as to restore functions lost to injury or disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasticity from muscle to brain
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, 12201, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 78:233-63. 2006
    ..It emphasizes aspects of his contributions that are less well known at present and yet are directly relevant to contemporary issues...
  15. ncbi request reprint BCI Meeting 2005--workshop on signals and recording methods
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14:138-41. 2006
    ..The workshop stressed the critical importance of developing useful applications that establish the practical value of BCI technology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interfaces for communication and control
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, P O Box 509, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:767-91. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Activity-dependent spinal cord plasticity in health and disease
    J R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 24:807-43. 2001
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Brain-computer interface research comes of age: traditional assumptions meet emerging realities
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Mot Behav 42:351-3. 2010
    ..Thus, the central task of BCI research is to determine which brain signals users can best control, to maximize that control, and to translate it accurately and reliably into actions that accomplish the users' intentions...
  19. pmc Effects of H-reflex up-conditioning on GABAergic terminals on rat soleus motoneurons
    Shreejith Pillai
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 28:668-74. 2008
    ..As a variety of spinal and supraspinal GABAergic neurons innervate motoneurons, the changes found with up-conditioning may be in terminals other than those affected in successful down-conditioning...
  20. ncbi request reprint The interaction of a new motor skill and an old one: H-reflex conditioning and locomotion in rats
    Yi Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201, USA
    J Neurosci 25:6898-906. 2005
    ..They also suggest that H-reflex conditioning might be used to improve the abnormal locomotion produced by spinal cord injury or other disorders of supraspinal control...
  21. pmc A scanning protocol for a sensorimotor rhythm-based brain-computer interface
    Elisabeth V C Friedrich
    Laboratory of Nervous Systems Disorders, The Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, P O Box 509, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Biol Psychol 80:169-75. 2009
    ..The incidence of correct selections depended on the target position. These results suggest that, with further improvements, a scanning protocol can be effective. The ultimate goal is to expand it to a large matrix of selections...
  22. ncbi request reprint A P300 event-related potential brain-computer interface (BCI): the effects of matrix size and inter stimulus interval on performance
    Eric W Sellers
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, E1001 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Biol Psychol 73:242-52. 2006
    ..This work demonstrates that matrix size and ISI are important variables to consider when optimizing a BCI system for individual users and that a P300-BCI can be used for effective communication...
  23. ncbi request reprint Spinal and supraspinal effects of long-term stimulation of sensorimotor cortex in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:878-87. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Operant conditioning of H-reflex can correct a locomotor abnormality after spinal cord injury in rats
    Yi Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201, USA
    J Neurosci 26:12537-43. 2006
    ..Such protocols might be especially useful when significant regeneration becomes possible and precise methods for reeducating the regenerated spinal cord neurons and synapses are needed for restoring effective function...
  25. ncbi request reprint Modulation in spinal circuits and corticospinal connections following nerve stimulation and operant conditioning
    Aiko K Thompson
    Wadsworth Center for Labs and Res, New York State Dept of Health, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:2138-41. 2006
    ..We hope that studying modulation and modification o- f the CNS by different approaches will help us further understand the plasticity of the human adult nervous system...
  26. pmc H-reflex up-conditioning encourages recovery of EMG activity and H-reflexes after sciatic nerve transection and repair in rats
    Yi Chen
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair, New York State Department Health and State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurosci 30:16128-36. 2010
    ..These results suggest that H-reflex up-conditioning may improve functional recovery after nerve injury and repair...
  27. pmc Reflex conditioning: a new strategy for improving motor function after spinal cord injury
    Xiang Yang Chen
    New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1198:E12-21. 2010
    ..In addition, once clinically significant regeneration can be achieved, reflex conditioning could provide a means of reeducating the newly (and probably imperfectly) reconnected spinal cord...
  28. pmc External urethral sphincter motoneuron properties in adult female rats studied in vitro
    Jonathan S Carp
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:1286-300. 2010
    ....
  29. pmc Electroencephalographic (EEG) control of three-dimensional movement
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Neural Eng 7:036007. 2010
    ..Such BCI control in humans has not been reported previously. The results suggest that with further development noninvasive EEG-based BCIs might control the complex movements of robotic arms or neuroprostheses...
  30. pmc Acquisition of a simple motor skill: task-dependent adaptation plus long-term change in the human soleus H-reflex
    Aiko K Thompson
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurosci 29:5784-92. 2009
    ..In combination with previous data, this new finding further elucidates the interaction of plasticity in brain and spinal cord that underlies the acquisition and maintenance of motor skills...
  31. pmc H-reflex down-conditioning greatly increases the number of identifiable GABAergic interneurons in rat ventral horn
    Yu Wang
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and School of Public Health, State University of New York, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Neurosci Lett 452:124-9. 2009
    ..This finding supports the hypothesis that the corticospinal tract influence that induces the motoneuron plasticity underlying down-conditioning reaches the motoneuron through GABAergic interneurons in the ventral horn...
  32. pmc Real-time detection of event-related brain activity
    Gerwin Schalk
    Brain Computer Interface R and D Program, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Neuroimage 43:245-9. 2008
    ..This capacity is particularly well suited to applications in which comprehensive prior data collection is impossible or impractical, such as intraoperative localization of cortical function or detection of epileptic seizures...
  33. pmc An in vitro protocol for recording from spinal motoneurons of adult rats
    Jonathan S Carp
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:474-81. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Sensorimotor rhythm-based brain-computer interface (BCI): model order selection for autoregressive spectral analysis
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    J Neural Eng 5:155-62. 2008
    ..In sum, these results show that autoregressive model order selection is an important determinant of BCI performance and should be based on criteria that reflect system performance...
  35. pmc Emulation of computer mouse control with a noninvasive brain-computer interface
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    J Neural Eng 5:101-10. 2008
    ..Thus, this task emulated the key features of mouse operation. The results indicate that people with severe motor disabilities could use brain signals for sequential multidimensional movement and selection...
  36. ncbi request reprint H-reflex operant conditioning in mice
    Jonathan S Carp
    Laboratory of Neurons System Disorder, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:1718-27. 2006
    ..Thus mice exhibit HR operant conditioning comparable with that observed in rats and monkeys...
  37. ncbi request reprint Operant conditioning of reciprocal inhibition in rat soleus muscle
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:2144-50. 2006
    ..Final SOL RI and TA H-reflex sizes were significantly correlated. Thus like the SSR and the H-reflex, RI can be operantly conditioned; and conditioning one reflex can affect another reflex as well...
  38. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interface (BCI) operation: signal and noise during early training sessions
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center, P O Box 509, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:56-62. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Diurnal H-reflex variation in mice
    Jonathan S Carp
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Exp Brain Res 168:517-28. 2006
    ..This variation should be taken into account in experimental and clinical studies of spinal reflexes recorded at different times of day...
  40. ncbi request reprint Conduction velocity is inversely related to action potential threshold in rat motoneuron axons
    Jonathan S Carp
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Exp Brain Res 150:497-505. 2003
    ..These data suggest that the time course of depolarization leading to action potential initiation contributes to the speed of conduction in motoneuron axons...
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term spinal reflex studies in awake behaving mice
    Jonathan S Carp
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 149:134-43. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility of long-term continuous EMG recordings in mice for addressing a variety of neurophysiological and behavioral issues...
  42. pmc Ablation of cerebellar nuclei prevents H-reflex down-conditioning in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Learn Mem 12:248-54. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic(EEG)-based communication: EEG control versus system performance in humans
    Hesham Sheikh
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Neurosci Lett 345:89-92. 2003
    ..The results facilitate offline predictions of the effects on performance of using different EEG features or combinations of features to control cursor movement...
  44. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interface (BCI) operation: optimizing information transfer rates
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous Systems Disorders, The Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Biol Psychol 63:237-51. 2003
    ..Selection of parameters suited both to the specific user and the requirements of the specific application is likely to be a key factor in maximizing the success of EEG-based communication and control...
  45. ncbi request reprint Conditioned H-reflex increase persists after transection of the main corticospinal tract in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12201, USA
    J Neurophysiol 90:3572-8. 2003
    ..It adds to the evidence that H-reflex conditioning changes the spinal cord and that the spinal cord plasticity associated with up-training is different from that associated with down-training...
  46. ncbi request reprint BCI2000: a general-purpose brain-computer interface (BCI) system
    Gerwin Schalk
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51:1034-43. 2004
    ..It is available with full documentation and free of charge for research or educational purposes and is currently being used in a variety of studies by many research groups...
  47. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal tract transection reduces H-reflex circadian rhythm in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Brain Res 942:101-8. 2002
    ..7(+/-6.6)%. These results indicate that the H-reflex circadian rhythm depends in part on descending influence from the brain and that this influence is conveyed by the main corticospinal tract...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor rhythm-based brain-computer interface (BCI): feature selection by regression improves performance
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 13:372-9. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The Wadsworth BCI Research and Development Program: at home with BCI
    Theresa M Vaughan
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14:229-33. 2006
    ..These developments have resulted in prototype systems for every day use in people's homes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Probable corticospinal tract control of spinal cord plasticity in the rat
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, P O Box 509, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201
    J Neurophysiol 87:645-52. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Temporal transformation of multiunit activity improves identification of single motor units
    Gerwin Schalk
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, P O Box 509, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 114:87-98. 2002
    ..The relative independence of the MHT from the need to correctly classify individual firings permits a global description of stable repetitive firing behavior that is complementary to shape-based approaches to MUAP classification...
  52. ncbi request reprint EEG-based communication and control: speed-accuracy relationships
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 28:217-31. 2003
    ..These results indicate that gain should be adjusted to the individual participants, and suggest that continual online gain adaptation could increase the speed and accuracy of EEG-based cursor control...
  53. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor cortex ablation prevents H-reflex up-conditioning and causes a paradoxical response to down-conditioning in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Wadsworth Center, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:119-27. 2006
    ..Its interactions with ipsilateral SMC or other areas contribute to the complex pattern of spinal and supraspinal plasticity that underlies H-reflex conditioning...
  54. ncbi request reprint Corticospinal tract transection prevents operantly conditioned H-reflex increase in rats
    Xiang Yang Chen
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, PO Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Exp Brain Res 144:88-94. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Motor learning changes GABAergic terminals on spinal motoneurons in normal rats
    Yu Wang
    Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 23:141-50. 2006
    ..The present results demonstrate that such spinal cord plasticity also occurs in intact rats in the course of motor learning and suggest that this plasticity contributes to skill acquisition...
  56. pmc The P300-based brain-computer interface (BCI): effects of stimulus rate
    Dennis J McFarland
    Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair, Wadsworth Center, New York State Dept of Health, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:731-7. 2011
    ..Stimulus presentation rate (i.e., flash rate) is one of several parameters that could affect the speed and accuracy of performance. We studied performance (i.e., accuracy and characters/min) on copy spelling as a function of flash rate...
  57. ncbi request reprint A comparison of classification techniques for the P300 Speller
    Dean J Krusienski
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12201, USA
    J Neural Eng 3:299-305. 2006
    ..The results indicate that while all methods attained acceptable performance levels, SWLDA and FLD provide the best overall performance and implementation characteristics for practical classification of P300 Speller data...
  58. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interface technology: a review of the Second International Meeting
    Theresa M Vaughan
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 11:94-109. 2003
    ..The practical use of BCI technology will be determined by the development of appropriate applications and identification of appropriate user groups, and will require careful attention to the needs and desires of individual users...
  59. ncbi request reprint The BCI Competition 2003: progress and perspectives in detection and discrimination of EEG single trials
    Benjamin Blankertz
    Fraunhofer FIRST IDA, D 12489 Berlin, Germany
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51:1044-51. 2004
    ..Researchers worldwide tested their algorithms and competed for the best classification results. This paper describes the six data sets and the results and function of the most successful algorithms...
  60. ncbi request reprint The BCI competition. III: Validating alternative approaches to actual BCI problems
    Benjamin Blankertz
    Fraunhofer FIRST IDA, D 12489 Berlin, Germany
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14:153-9. 2006
    ..The paper describes the data sets that were provided to the competitors and gives an overview of the results...
  61. ncbi request reprint The Third International Meeting on Brain-Computer Interface Technology: making a difference
    Theresa M Vaughan
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14:126-7. 2006
    ..Future work is expected to improve the performance and utility of BCIs, and to focus increasingly on making them a viable, practical, and affordable communication alternative for many thousands of severely disabled people worldwide...
  62. ncbi request reprint Recovery of electromyographic activity after transection and surgical repair of the rat sciatic nerve
    Arthur W English
    Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine, 615 Michael Street, Room 405P, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:1127-34. 2007
    ..Similar gradual development of responses to posterior tibial nerve stimulation was also seen in TA, suggesting that some regenerating fibers sent branches into both tibial and common peroneal nerves...
  63. ncbi request reprint A mu-rhythm matched filter for continuous control of a brain-computer interface
    Dean J Krusienski
    University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:273-80. 2007
    ..The results suggest that amplitude/phase coupling exists between the mu and beta bands during event-related desynchronization, and that an appropriate matched filter can provide improved performance...
  64. ncbi request reprint Brain-computer interface systems: progress and prospects
    Brendan Z Allison
    IAT, University of Bremen, Otto Hahn Allee NW1, N1151, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:463-74. 2007
    ..This review discusses the structure and functions of BCI systems, clarifies terminology and addresses practical applications. Progress and opportunities in the field are also identified and explicated...
  65. ncbi request reprint A brain-computer interface using electrocorticographic signals in humans
    Eric C Leuthardt
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neural Eng 1:63-71. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Plastic changes in the human H-reflex pathway at rest following skillful cycling training
    Riccardo Mazzocchio
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1682-91. 2006
    ..Here, we tested the hypothesis that acquisition of a locomotor-related skill modulates the pathway of the H-reflex, a measure of spinal cord excitability that is susceptible to plastic changes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Conversion of EEG activity into cursor movement by a brain-computer interface (BCI)
    Georg E Fabiani
    Binuscan, MC 98013 Monaco, Principality of Monaco
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 12:331-8. 2004
    ..The 1-D linear method did not do so. These offline results suggest that the 1-D nonlinear or the 2-D linear cursor function will improve online operation of the BCI system...
  68. pmc Towards an independent brain-computer interface using steady state visual evoked potentials
    Brendan Z Allison
    GSU BrainLab, Computer Information Systems Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:399-408. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the hypothesis that overlapping stimuli can evoke changes in SSVEP activity sufficient to control a BCI. This would provide evidence that SSVEP BCIs could be used without shifting gaze...
  69. ncbi request reprint Treadmill training after spinal cord injury: good but not better
    Jonathan R Wolpaw
    Neurology 66:466-7. 2006

Research Grants40

  1. EEG BASED BRAIN COMPUTER INTERFACE
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If successful, this work is likely to improve performance and versatility of EEG-based communication and interface systems. ..
  2. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. GENERAL PURPOSE BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE(BCI)SYSTEM
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. General Purpose Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) System
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This work should lead to new methods for inducing changes in brain and spinal cord that help to improve motor function after spinal cord injury or in other disorders. ..
  6. Spinal Reflex Conditioning and Locomotion
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The goal of this proposal is to clarify the mechanisms, impact, and long-term benefits of this new therapeutic method. ..
  7. General Purpose Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) System
    JONATHAN RICKEL contact WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN RICKEL WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This work should lead to new methods for inducing changes in brain and spinal cord that help to improve motor function after spinal cord injury or in other disorders. ..
  9. Spinal Reflex Conditioning and Locomotion
    JONATHAN RICKEL contact WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this proposal is to clarify the mechanisms, impact, and long-term benefits of this new therapeutic method. ..
  10. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This work should lead to new methods for inducing changes in brain and spinal cord that help to improve motor function after spinal cord injury or in other disorders. ..
  11. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The project should lead to new understanding of the plasticity that underlies learning in vertebrates. ..
  12. ADAPTIVE PLASTICITY IN THE SPINAL STRETCH REFLEX
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The project, through its current emphasis on the Ia synapse and alpha motoneuron, and its later attention to wider issues, should lead to important new understanding of memory in higher vertebrates...
  13. EEG-BASED BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE
    JONATHAN WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..It should also lead to further work exploring the practical capabilities and theoretical implications of this new form of communication...
  14. General Purpose Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) System
    JONATHAN RICKEL contact WOLPAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....