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Artwork (microetching) commissioned as part of the 2018 Andrew Cargenie Mind and Brain Prize, Carnegie Mellon University. Artist Dr. Greg Dunn.


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Stavisky et al. (2017) Neuron. On the cover: A ship signaling other vessels to avoid an iceberg serves as a metaphor for why perturbation-evoked motor cortical activity does not prematurely “leak out” and affect movement. The iceberg and ship lights represent the perturbation and circuit activity, respectively. Course corrections are communicated with lamps precisely aimed from ship to ship. Other lights on each ship do not need to be hidden because these will appear much dimmer than the focused signal lamp and thus will not be mistaken for commands. Similarly, Stavisky et al. (pages 195–208) found that neural responses can vary in a large “space” of patterns without affecting circuit output because these patterns project weakly onto specific movement-causing readout dimensions. This mechanism may be ubiquitous in cortex, represented by a background cloud. Artwork by Ryan J. McCarty. Concept by Sergey Stavisky. 


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