Whisker Use and its Role in Object Localization

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Knutsen, Per Magne (2012): Whisker Use and its Role in Object Localization. figshare.

http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.97248
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Vibrissal touch is an active sense - whisker movements are continuously tuned to sensory events and task demands. Here, we examine the adaptive aspects of whisking behavior across a range of sensory and task conditions. Whisking is constrained by a dependency between motion parameters, as well as by sensory events and task requirements. Principally, we find that these constraints act differently on whisking amplitude and frequency, supported by a recent finding that these kinematic parameters appear to be controlled by different neural systems.

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