Kao Publications

Research Publications Neuroscience

 

Woolley SC, Kao MH. 2015. Variability in action: Contributions of a songbird cortical–basal ganglia circuit to vocal motor learning and control. Neuroscience 296: 39-47. Abstract in PubMed

Palmer SE, Kao MH, Doupe AJ. 2014. Temporal sequences of spikes during practice code for time in a complex motor sequence. Cornell U Library. Abstract in PubMed

Kojima S, Kao MH, Doupe AJ. 2013. Task-related "cortical" bursting depends critically on basal ganglia input and is linked to vocal plasticity. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110: 4756-4761. Abstract in PubMed

Kao MH, Wright BD, and Doupe AJ. 2008. Neurons in a forebrain nucleus required for vocal plasticity rapidly switch between precise firing and variable bursting depending on social context. J Neurosci. 28: 13232-13247. Abstract in PubMed

Kao MH and Brainard MS. 2006. Lesions of an avian basal ganglia circuit prevent context-dependent changes to song variability. J Neurophysiol. 96: 1441–1455. Abstract in PubMed

Kao MH, Doupe AJ, and Brainard MS. 2005. Contributions of an avian basal ganglia–forebrain circuit to real-time modulation of vocal motor output. Nature 433: 638–643. Abstract in PubMed

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