Sliman Bensmaia, PhD

Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch.
Ortiz-Catalan M, Mastinu E, Greenspon CM, Bensmaia SJ. Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch. Cell Rep. 2020 Dec 22; 33(12):108539.
PMID: 33357421

Information about contact force and surface texture is mixed in the firing rates of cutaneous afferent neurons.
Liu M, Batista AP, Bensmaia SJ, Weber DJ. Information about contact force and surface texture is mixed in the firing rates of cutaneous afferent neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2020 Dec 16.
PMID: 33326349

Restoration of sensory information via bionic hands.
Bensmaia SJ, Tyler DJ, Micera S. Restoration of sensory information via bionic hands. Nat Biomed Eng. 2020 Nov 23.
PMID: 33230305

Neural population dynamics in motor cortex are different for reach and grasp.
Suresh AK, Goodman JM, Okorokova EV, Kaufman M, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Neural population dynamics in motor cortex are different for reach and grasp. Elife. 2020 11 17; 9.
PMID: 33200745

A comprehensive model-based framework for optimal design of biomimetic patterns of electrical stimulation for prosthetic sensation.
Kumaravelu K, Tomlinson T, Callier T, Sombeck J, Bensmaia SJ, Miller LE, Grill WM. A comprehensive model-based framework for optimal design of biomimetic patterns of electrical stimulation for prosthetic sensation. J Neural Eng. 2020 09 18; 17(4):046045.
PMID: 32759488

Decoding hand kinematics from population responses in sensorimotor cortex during grasping.
Okorokova EV, Goodman JM, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Decoding hand kinematics from population responses in sensorimotor cortex during grasping. J Neural Eng. 2020 08 17; 17(4):046035.
PMID: 32442987

Unexpected complexity of everyday manual behaviors.
Yan Y, Goodman JM, Moore DD, Solla SA, Bensmaia SJ. Unexpected complexity of everyday manual behaviors. Nat Commun. 2020 07 16; 11(1):3564.
PMID: 32678102

Intensity Discriminability of Electrocutaneous and Intraneural Stimulation Pulse Frequency in Intact Individuals and Amputees.
George JA, Brinton MR, Colgan PC, Colvin GK, Bensmaia SJ, Clark GA. Intensity Discriminability of Electrocutaneous and Intraneural Stimulation Pulse Frequency in Intact Individuals and Amputees. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2020 07; 2020:3893-3896.
PMID: 33018851

Effect of scanning speed on texture-elicited vibrations.
Greenspon CM, McLellan KR, Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. Effect of scanning speed on texture-elicited vibrations. J R Soc Interface. 2020 06; 17(167):20190892.
PMID: 32517632

Emergence of an Invariant Representation of Texture in Primate Somatosensory Cortex.
Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. Emergence of an Invariant Representation of Texture in Primate Somatosensory Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2020 May 14; 30(5):3228-3239.
PMID: 31813989

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