Claudia L R Gonzalez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Chronic low-dose administration of nicotine facilitates recovery and synaptic change after focal ischemia in rats
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    Neuropharmacology 50:777-87. 2006
  2. ncbi Nicotine stimulates dendritic arborization in motor cortex and improves concurrent motor skill but impairs subsequent motor learning
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada
    Synapse 55:183-91. 2005
  3. ncbi Evidence for bilateral control of skilled movements: ipsilateral skilled forelimb reaching deficits and functional recovery in rats follow motor cortex and lateral frontal cortex lesions
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Dr, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 20:3442-52. 2004
  4. ncbi Skilled reaching impairments from the lateral frontal cortex component of middle cerebral artery stroke: a qualitative and quantitative comparison to focal motor cortex lesions in rats
    Omar A Gharbawie
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Dr, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1K 3M4
    Behav Brain Res 156:125-37. 2005
  5. ncbi Acute alcohol administration improves skilled reaching success in intact but not 6-OHDA dopamine depleted rats: a subsystems analysis of the motoric and anxiolytic effects of alcohol
    Gerlinde A Metz
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Behav Brain Res 142:167-74. 2003
  6. ncbi Hemispheric specialization for the visual control of action is independent of handedness
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London N6A 5C2, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 95:3496-501. 2006
  7. ncbi Left handedness does not extend to visually guided precision grasping
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada N6A 5C2
    Exp Brain Res 182:275-9. 2007
  8. ncbi Action rules: why the visual control of reaching and grasping is not always influenced by perceptual illusions
    Melvyn A Goodale
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada
    Perception 37:355-66. 2008
  9. doi Precocious hand use preference in reach-to-eat behavior versus manual construction in 1- to 5-year-old children
    Lori Ann R Sacrey
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Dev Psychobiol 55:902-11. 2013
  10. doi Hand use for grasping in a bimanual task: evidence for different roles?
    Kayla D Stone
    The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 224:455-67. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi Chronic low-dose administration of nicotine facilitates recovery and synaptic change after focal ischemia in rats
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    Neuropharmacology 50:777-87. 2006
    ..The results suggest that the behavioral enhancement in the stroke+nicotine group might be attributable to the enhanced dendritic growth in residual cortical motor regions...
  2. ncbi Nicotine stimulates dendritic arborization in motor cortex and improves concurrent motor skill but impairs subsequent motor learning
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada
    Synapse 55:183-91. 2005
    ..The results suggest that plasticity coincidence with skilled training is essential to skilled motor learning, but this expenditure can impair subsequent learning...
  3. ncbi Evidence for bilateral control of skilled movements: ipsilateral skilled forelimb reaching deficits and functional recovery in rats follow motor cortex and lateral frontal cortex lesions
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Dr, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 20:3442-52. 2004
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  4. ncbi Skilled reaching impairments from the lateral frontal cortex component of middle cerebral artery stroke: a qualitative and quantitative comparison to focal motor cortex lesions in rats
    Omar A Gharbawie
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Dr, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1K 3M4
    Behav Brain Res 156:125-37. 2005
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the contribution of lateral frontal cortex injury to MCA stroke sensorimotor syndromes...
  5. ncbi Acute alcohol administration improves skilled reaching success in intact but not 6-OHDA dopamine depleted rats: a subsystems analysis of the motoric and anxiolytic effects of alcohol
    Gerlinde A Metz
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Behav Brain Res 142:167-74. 2003
    ..The results are also discussed with respect to the relationship of subsystems of movement and anxiety...
  6. ncbi Hemispheric specialization for the visual control of action is independent of handedness
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London N6A 5C2, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 95:3496-501. 2006
    ..We conclude that visuomotor mechanisms encapsulated in the left hemisphere play a crucial role in the visual control of action and that this hemispheric specialization evolved independently of handedness...
  7. ncbi Left handedness does not extend to visually guided precision grasping
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada N6A 5C2
    Exp Brain Res 182:275-9. 2007
    ..Our results show that handedness in left handers does not extend to precision grasp and suggest that right handedness for visuomotor control may reflect a universal left-hemisphere specialization for this class of behaviour...
  8. ncbi Action rules: why the visual control of reaching and grasping is not always influenced by perceptual illusions
    Melvyn A Goodale
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada
    Perception 37:355-66. 2008
    ..This latter finding suggests that some of the critical components of the encapsulated (bottom-up) systems that mediate the visual control of skilled reaching and grasping movements are lateralised to the left hemisphere...
  9. doi Precocious hand use preference in reach-to-eat behavior versus manual construction in 1- to 5-year-old children
    Lori Ann R Sacrey
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Dev Psychobiol 55:902-11. 2013
    ..g., unimanual vs. bimanual; eating vs. construction; natural vs. praxic) should be incorporated into the experimental design when measuring hand use in children...
  10. doi Hand use for grasping in a bimanual task: evidence for different roles?
    Kayla D Stone
    The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 224:455-67. 2013
    ..The results predict a left-hemisphere right hand advantage in the control of grasping...
  11. ncbi Functional recovery and dendritic hypertrophy after posterior and complete cingulate lesions on postnatal day 10
    Claudia L R Gonzalez
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada T1K 3M4
    Dev Psychobiol 40:138-46. 2002
    ..It appears that there is something special about the reparative processes and subsequent functional recovery that follow midline neocortical lesions...
  12. ncbi A novel skilled-reaching impairment in paw supination on the "good" side of the hemi-Parkinson rat improved with rehabilitation
    Patricia Vergara-Aragon
    The Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4
    J Neurosci 23:579-86. 2003
    ..The results are discussed in relation to possible causes of the ipsilateral impairment, its treatment, and to relevant research on human Parkinson patients, indicating that they display bilateral improvements after unilateral treatments...
  13. pmc The destination defines the journey: an examination of the kinematics of hand-to-mouth movements
    Jason W Flindall
    The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 116:2105-2113. 2016
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the role of hand-to-mouth movements in human development, independently of grasp-to-eat behavior...
  14. doi Evidence for right-hand feeding biases in a left-handed population
    Jason W Flindall
    a The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Laterality 20:287-305. 2015
    ..These results underscore the evolutionary significance of the grasp-to-eat movement in producing population-level right-handedness in humans as well as highlighting the heterogeneity of the left-handed population. ..
  15. pmc Grasping without sight: insights from the congenitally blind
    Kayla D Stone
    The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e110175. 2014
    ..Overall the results demonstrate that hand preference for grasping is independent of visual experience, and they suggest a left-hemisphere specialization for the control of grasping that goes beyond sensory modality. ..
  16. doi Children's bilateral advantage for grasp-to-eat actions becomes unimanual by age 10 years
    Jason W Flindall
    The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada Electronic address
    J Exp Child Psychol 133:57-71. 2015
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  17. doi Grasping with the eyes of your hands: hapsis and vision modulate hand preference
    Kayla D Stone
    The Brain in Action Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 232:385-93. 2014
    ..Together, the results demonstrate first that hand preference for grasping is influenced by both vision and hapsis, and second, they highlight how flexible this preference could be when modulated by hapsis. ..
  18. ncbi The relationship between fMRI adaptation and repetition priming
    Tzvi Ganel
    Department of Psychology and CIHR Group on Action and Perception, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2
    Neuroimage 32:1432-40. 2006
    ..Together, these findings suggest that fMRI adaptation and repetition priming can be dissociated from one another in terms of their neural mechanisms...