Motor Neuroscience Laboratory

David J Ostry, PhD
Professor

M.Sc. Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto
Ph.D. Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto

Tel.: +1-514-398-6111
Email: david.ostry@mcgill.ca



Journal Articles


Ohashi H, Ostry DJ (2021) Neural development of speech in sensorimotor learning. J Neurosci, In Press.

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Kumar N, vanVugt FT, Ostry DJ (2021) Recognition memory for human motor learning. Curr Biol, In Press.

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van Vugt FT, Near J, Hennessy T, Doyon J, Ostry DJ (2020) Early stages of sensorimotor map acquisition: neurochemical signature in primary motor cortex and its relation to functional connectivity. J Neurophysiol 122: 1708–1720.

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Ito T, Bai J, Ostry DJ (2020) Contribution of sensory memory to speech motor learning. J Neurophysiol 124:1103-1109.
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Patri JF, Ostry DJ, Diard J, Schwartz JL, Trudeau-Fisette P, Savariaux C, Perrier P (2020) Speakers are able to categorize vowels based on tongue somatosensation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 117:6255-6263.
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Vahdat S, Darainy M, Thiel A, Ostry DJ (2019) A single session of robot-controlled proprioceptive training modulates functional connectivity of sensory-motor networks in chronic stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 33:70-81.
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Ohashi H, Gribble PL, Ostry DJ (2019) Somatosensory cortical excitability changes precede those in motor cortex during human motor learning. J Neurophysiol 122:1397-1405.
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Darainy M, Vahdat S, Ostry DJ (2019) Neural basis of sensorimotor learning in speech motor adaptation. Cereb Cortex 29:2876-2889.
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Ohashi H, Valle-Mena R, Gribble P, Ostry DJ (2019) Movements following force-field adaptation are aligned with altered sense of limb position. Exp Brain Res 237:1303-1313.
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van Vugt FT, Ostry DJ (2019) Early stages of sensorimotor map acquisition: learning with free exploration, without active movement or global structure. J Neurophysiol 122:1708-1720.
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Kumar N, Manning TF, Ostry DJ (2019) Somatosensory cortex participates in the consolidation of human motor memory. PLOS Biol 17(10).
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Van Vugt FT, Ostry DJ (2019) Early stages of sensorimotor map acquisition: learning with free exploration, without active movement or global structure. J Neurophysiol 122:1708-1720.
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Ohashi H, Gribble PL, Ostry DJ (2019) Somatosensory cortical excitability changes precede those in motor cortex during human motor learning. J Neurophysiol
122:1397-1405.
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Darainy M, Vahdat S, Ostry DJ (2019) Neural basis of sensorimotor learning in speech motor adaptation. Cereb Cortex
29:2876-2889.
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Ohashi H, Valle-Mena R, Gribble P, Ostry DJ (2019) Movements following force-field adaptation are aligned with altered sense of limb position.  Exp Brain Res 237:1303-1313.
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Vahdat S, Darainy M, Thiel A, Ostry DJ (2018) A single session of robot-controlled proprioceptive training modulates functional connectivity of sensory motor networks and improves reaching accuracy in chronic stroke.  Neurorehabil Neural Repair 33:70-81.
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Sidarta A, van Vugt FT, Ostry DJ (2018) Somatosensory working memory in human reinforcement-based motor learning. J Neurophysiol 120:3275-3286.
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Bernardi NF, Van Vugt FT, Valle-Mena R, Vahdat S, Ostry DJ (2018) Error-related persistence of motor activity in resting-state networks. J Cogn Neurosci 20:1-19.
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Milner TE, Firouzimehr Z, Babadi S, Ostry DJ (2018) Different adaptation rates to abrupt and gradual changes in environmental dynamics. Exp Brain Res 236:2923-2933.
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Van Vugt FT and Ostry DJ (2018) The Structure and Acquisition of Sensorimotor Maps. J Cognitive Neurosci. 30:3, 290-306.
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Sidarta A, Vahdat S, Bernardi NF, Ostry DJ (2016) Somatic and reinforcement-based plasticity in the initial stages of human motor learning. J Neurosci. 36:11682-11692.
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Lametti DR, Rochet-Capellan A, Neufeld E, Shiller DM, Ostry DJ (2014) Plasticity in the human speech motor system drives changes in speech perception. J Neurosci 34:10339-10346.
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Lametti DR, Krol SA, Shiller DM, Ostry DJ (2014) Brief periods of auditory perceptual training can determine the sensory targets of speech motor learning. Psychol Sci. 25:1325-1336.
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Ito T, Johns AR, Ostry DJ (2014) Left lateralized enhancement of orofacial somatosensory processing due to speech sounds. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 56:1875-81.
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Vahdat S, Darainy M, Ostry DJ (2014) Structure of plasticity in human sensory and motor networks due to perceptual learning. J Neurosci 34:2451-63.
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Darainy M, Vahdat S, Ostry DJ (2013) Perceptual learning in sensorimotor adaptation. J Neurophysiol 110: 2152-2162.
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Bernardi NF, Darainy M, Bricolo E, Ostry DJ (2013) Observing motor learning produces somatosensory change. J Neurophysiol 110: 1804-1810.
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Ito S, Darainy M, Sasaki M, Ostry DJ (2013) Computational model of motor learning and perceptual change. Biol Cybern 107:653-667.
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Nasir SM, Darainy M, Ostry DJ (2013) Sensorimotor adaptation changes the neural coding of somatosensory stimuli. J. Neurophysiol. 109:2077-85.
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Mattar AAG, Darainy M, Ostry DJ (2013) Motor learning and its sensory effects: The time course of perceptual change, and its presence with gradual introduction of load. J. Neurophysiol. 109:782-91.
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Lametti DR, Nasir S, Ostry DJ (2012) Sensory preference in speech production revealed by simultaneous alteration of auditory and somatosensory feedback. J Neurosci 32:9351-9359.
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Rochet-Capellan A, Richer L, Ostry DJ (2012) Non-homogeneous transfer reveals specificity in speech motor learning, J Neurophysiol 107(6):1711-1717.
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Mattar AAG, Nasir SM, Darainy M, Ostry DJ (2011) Sensory change following motor learning. in Green AM, Chapman CE, Kalaska JF and Lepore F (Eds), Progress in Brain Research, Volume 191 (pp 29-42).
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Vahdat S, Darainy M, Milner TE, Ostry DJ (2011) Functionally specific changes in resting-state sensorimotor networks after motor learning. J Neurosci. 31:16907–16915.
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Rochet-Capellan A,Ostry DJ (2011) Simultaneous acquisition of multiple auditory-motor transformations in speech. J Neurosci. 31:2648-2655.
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Ito T, Ostry DJ (2010) Somatosensory contribution to motor learning due to facial skin deformation. J Neurophysiol 104:1230-1230.
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Lametti DR, Ostry DJ (2010) Postural constraint on movement variability. J Neurophysiol 104:1061-1067.
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Mattar AAG, Ostry DJ (2010) Generalization of dynamics learning across changes in movement amplitude. J Neurophysiol 104:426-438.
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Ostry DJ, Darainy M, Mattar AAG, Wong J, Gribble PL (2010) Somatosensory plasticity and motor learning. J Neurosci 30:5384-5393.
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