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    • A view-based decision mechanism for rewards in the primate amygdala 

      Grabenhorst, Fabian; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Battaglia-Mayer, Alexandra; Deco, Gustavo; Schultz, Wolfram (2023-12-06)
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      Primates make decisions visually by shifting their view from one object to the next, comparing values between objects, and choosing the best reward, even before acting. Here, we show that when monkeys make value-guided ...
    • Analysis of the Interlimb similarity of motor patterns for improving stroke assessment and neurorehabilitation 

      Urra, Oiane (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-27)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, with upper limb hemiparesis being one of the most common consequences. Regaining voluntary arm movement is one of the major goals of rehabilitation. However, even with ...
    • Aplicaciones de Kinect para neurohabilitación 

      De la Fuente Garrido, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-05-31)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Kinect para Xbox 360, o simplemente Kinect es un dispositivo controlador para videojuegos desarrollado por Microsoft para la videoconsola Xbox 360, y desde junio del 2011 para PC con sistema operativo Windows 7 o Windows ...
    • Cognitive research application for Huntington's disease 

      Pedreros Almeciga, Laura Daniela (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Huntington's disease is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder caused by the gradual degeneration of parts of the basal ganglia called the caudate nucleus and putamen, which are responsible for the facilitation and ...
    • Cortical state transitions and stimulus response evolve along stiff and sloppy parameter dimensions, respectively 

      Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Mochol, Gabriela; Hermoso-Mendizabal, Ainhoa; de la Rocha, Jaime; Deco, Gustavo (2020-03-17)
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      Previous research showed that spontaneous neuronal activity presents sloppiness: the collective behavior is strongly determined by a small number of parameter combinations, defined as ‘stiff’ dimensions, while it is ...
    • Critical scaling of whole-brain resting-state dynamics 

      Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Kringelbach, Morten L.; Deco, Gustavo (Springer Nature, 2023-06-10)
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      Scale invariance is a characteristic of neural activity. How this property emerges from neural interactions remains a fundamental question. Here, we studied the relation between scale-invariant brain dynamics and structural ...
    • Cuantificación de Errores de Posicionado de electrodos electroencefalográficos 

      Pàmies Vilà, Rosa; Fabregat Sanjuan, Albert; Ros Alsina, Aina; Pascual Rubio, Vicenç (2022)
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      Los intercambios bioquímicos entre las neuronas del cerebro producen una pequeña actividad eléctrica detectable con la colocación de electrodos en el cuero cabelludo. En los últimos años están apareciendo técnicas de ...
    • Daytime Ayahuasca administration modulates REM and slow-wave sleep in healthy volunteers 

      Barbanoj, Manel J.; Riba, J; Clos, S; Gimenez, S; Grasa, E; Romero Lafuente, Sergio (2008-02)
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      Ayahuasca is a traditional South American psychoactive beverage and the central sacrament of Brazilianbased religious groups, with followers in Europe and the United States. The tea contains the psychedelic indole ...
    • Design of a service supporting kinect technology 

      Chernov, Daniil (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-10)
      Master thesis
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    • Estimation of directed effective connectivity from fMRI functional connectivity hints at asymmetries of cortical connectome 

      Gilson, Matthieu; Moreno-Bote, Rubén; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Ritter, Petra; Deco, Gustavo (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2016-03-16)
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      The brain exhibits complex spatio-temporal patterns of activity. This phenomenon is governed by an interplay between the internal neural dynamics of cortical areas and their connectivity. Uncovering this complex relationship ...
    • Eye tracking technology for diagnosis of neurological disorders 

      Goset Maldonado, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-16)
      Master thesis
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    • Functional network antagonism and consciousness 

      Demertzi, Athena; Kucyi, Aaron; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Keliris, Georgios; Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli, Susan; Deco, Gustavo (The MIT Press. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2022-10-01)
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      Spontaneous brain activity changes across states of consciousness. A particular consciousness-mediated configuration is the anticorrelations between the default mode network and other brain regions. What this antagonistic ...
    • In vitro characterization of a nanostructured fibrin agarose bio-artificial nerve substitute 

      Carriel, Victor; Scionti, Giuseppe; Campos, Fernando; Roda, Olga; Castro, Begoña; Cornelissen, Maria; Garzón Bello, Ingrid Johanna; Alaminos Mingorance, Miguel (2015-07-14)
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      Neural tissue engineering is focused on the design of novel biocompatible substitutes to repair peripheral nerve injuries. In this paper we describe a nanostructured fibrin–agarose bioartificial nerve substitute (NFABNS), ...
    • Increased frontal and paralimbic activation following ayahuasca, the pan-Amazonian inebriant 

      Riba, J; Romero Lafuente, Sergio; Grasa, E; Mena, E; Carrio, I; Barbanoj, Manel J. (2006-03)
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      Ayahuasca is a South American psychoactive plant tea which contains the serotonergic psychedelic N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and monoamine- oxidase inhibitors that render DMT orally active. Previous investigations ...
    • Increased sensitivity to strong perturbations in a whole-brain model of LSD 

      Jobst, Beatrice M.; Atasoy, Selen; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Sanjuan, Ana; Roseman, Leor; Kaelen, Mendel; Carhart-Harris, Robin; Kringelbach, Morten L.; Deco, Gustavo (2021-04-15)
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      Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a potent psychedelic drug, which has seen a revival in clinical and pharmacological research within recent years. Human neuroimaging studies have shown fundamental changes in brain-wide ...
    • Increased stability and breakdown of brain effective connectivity during slow-wave sleep: mechanistic insights from whole-brain computational modelling 

      Jobst, Beatrice M.; Hindriks, Rikkert; Laufs, Helmut; Tagliazucchi, Enzo; Hahn, Gerald; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Stevner, Angus B.A.; Kringelbach, Morten L.; Deco, Gustavo (Springer Nature, 2017-07-05)
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      Recent research has found that the human sleep cycle is characterised by changes in spatiotemporal patterns of brain activity. Yet, we are still missing a mechanistic explanation of the local neuronal dynamics underlying ...
    • Influence of the number of trials on evoked motor cortical activity in EEG recordings 

      Borràs Argemí, Marta; Romero Lafuente, Sergio; Alonso López, Joan Francesc; Bachiller Matarranz, Alejandro; Serna Higuita, Leidy Yanet; Migliorelli Falcone, Carolina Mercedes; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel (2022-08-26)
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      Objective. Improvements in electroencephalography enable the study of the localization of active brain regions during motor tasks. Movement-related cortical potentials (MRCPs), and event-related desynchronization (ERD) and ...
    • Intersegmental synchronization of spontaneous cord dorsum potentials as a clinical parameter to evaluate changes in neuronal connectivity produced by peripheral nerve and spinal cord damage 

      Martín Muñoz, Mario; Chávez, Diógenes; Béjar Alonso, Javier; Esposito, Gennaro; Rodríguez, Érika; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Rudomín, Pablo (Springer, 2012)
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      We describe here automatic selection method to retrieve spontaneous cord dorsum potentials from the spiral cord in the anesthetized cat. Previous studies have indicated that some of these potentials appear synchronized in ...
    • Loss of consciousness reduces the stability of brain hubs and the heterogeneity of brain dynamics 

      López-González, Ane; Panda, Rajanikant; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Zamora-López, Gorka; Escrichs, Anira; Martial, Charlotte; Thibaut, Aurore; Gosseries, Olivia; Kringelbach, Morten L.; Annen, Jitka; Laureys, Steven; Deco, Gustavo (Springer Nature, 2021-09-06)
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      Low-level states of consciousness are characterized by disruptions of brain activity that sustain arousal and awareness. Yet, how structural, dynamical, local and network brain properties interplay in the different levels ...
    • LSD-induced increase of Ising temperature and algorithmic complexity of brain dynamics 

      Ruffini, Giulio; Damiani, Giada; Lozano-Soldevilla, Diego; Deco, Nikolas; Rosas, Fernando E.; Kiani, Narsis A.; Ponce Álvarez, Adrián Fernando; Kringelbach, Morten L.; Carhart-Harris, Robin; Deco, Gustavo (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2023-02-03)
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      A topic of growing interest in computational neuroscience is the discovery of fundamental principles underlying global dynamics and the self-organization of the brain. In particular, the notion that the brain operates near ...