Nicholas Port

Ph.D. 1997

Thesis Title:

Neural Mechanisms of Visual Motor Integration: Intercepting Moving Targets

Current Position:

Associate Professor
School of Optometry
Indiana University

Major Advisor(s):

Apostolos Georgopoulos. M.D., Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Kruse W, Port NL, Lee D, Georgopoulos AP. Neural mechanisms of catching: translating moving target information into hand interception movement. In: Cognitive neuroscience perspectives on the problem of intentional action (Johnson SH, ed). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.
  • Lee DN, Georgopoulos AP, Clark MJ, Craig CM, Port NL. Guiding contact by coupling the taus of gaps. Exp Brain Res. 2001;39:151-159
  • Port NL, Kruse W, Lee D, Georgopoulos AP. Motor cortical activity during interception of moving targets. J Cog Neurosci. 2001;13:306-318
  • Lee D, Port NL, Kruse W, Georgoploulos AP. Neuronal clusters in the primate motor cortex  during interception of moving targets. J Cogn Neurosci. 2001;13:319-331
  • Lee D, Port NL, Kruse W, Georgopoulos AP. Variability and correlated noise in the discharge of neurons in motor and parietal areas of the primate cortex. J Neurosci. 1998;18(3):1161-70.
  • Lee D, Port NL, Kruse W, Georgopoulos AP. Neuronal population coding: Multielectrode recordings in primate cerebral cortex. In: Neuronal ensembles: strategies for recording and decoding (Eichenbuam H, Davis J, ed), 1998; pp 117-136 New York: Wiley.
  • Lee D, Port NL, Georgopoulos AP. Lee D, Port NL, Georgopoulos AP. Exp Brain Res. 1997;116(3):421-33.
  • Port NL, Lee D, Dassonville P, Georgopoulos AP. Manual interception of moving targets. I. Performance and movement initiation. Exp Brain Res. 1997;116(3):406-20.
  • Port NL, Pellizzer G, Georgopoulos AP. Intercepting real and path-guided apparent motion targets. Exp Brain Res. 1996;110(2):298-307.
Nicholas Port