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†‡ = equal contributions

2014

Daliri A, Prokopenko RA, Flanagan JR, Max L (accepted)
Control and prediction components of movement planning in stuttering vs. nonstuttering adults
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

Stewart BM, Gallivan JP, Baugh LA, Flanagan JR (accepted)
Motor, not visual, encoding of potential reach targets
Current Biology

Trewartha KM, Garcia A, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (accepted)
Fast but fleeting: adaptive motor learning processes associated with aging and cognitive decline
Journal of Neuroscience

Berniker M, Franklin DW, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM, Kording K (2014)
Motor learning of novel dynamics is not represented in a single simple coordinate system: evidence for mixed coordinate representations and local learning
Journal of Neurophysiology 111: 1165-1182

Gallivan JP, Cant JS, Goodale MA, Flanagan JR (2014)
Representation of object weight in human ventral visual cortex
Current Biology 24: 1866-1873
[Commentary from Current Biology]

Hutchison RM, Culham JC, Everling S, Flanagan JR, Gallivan JP (2014)
Distinct and distributed functional connectivity patterns across cortex reflect the domain-specific constraints of object, face, scene, body, and tool category-selective modules in the ventral visual pathway
NeuroImage 96: 216-236

Säfström D, Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2014)
Gaze behavior when linking sequential action phases in a manual task
Journal of Vision 14: 3, 1-15

2013

Armstrong IT, Judson M, Munoz DP, Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2013)
Waiting for a hand: saccadic reaction time increases in proportion to hand reaction time when reaching under a visuomotor reversal
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7, Article 319 (doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00319)

Danion F, Diamond JS, Flanagan JR (2013)
Separate contributions of kinematic and kinetic errors to trajectory and grip force adaptation when transporting novel hand-held loads
Journal of Neuroscience 33: 2229-2236

Flanagan JR, Rotman G, Reichelt AF, Johansson RS (2013)
The role of observers' gaze behavior when watching object manipulation tasks: predicting and evaluating the consequences of action
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Science 386, 20130063 (doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0063)

Gallivan JP, Chapman CS, McLean DA, Flanagan JR, Culham JC (2013)
Activity patterns in category-selective occipitotemporal cortex predict upcoming motor plans
European Journal of Neuroscience 38: 2408-2424 (doi:10.1111/ejn.12215)

Gallivan JP, McLean DA, Flanagan JR, Culham JC (2013)
Where one hand meets the other: Limb-specific and goal-dependent movement plans
decoded from preparatory signals in single human parieto-frontal brain areas

Journal of Neuroscience 33: 1991-2008

Ingram JN, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM (2013)
Context-dependent decay of motor memories during skill acquisition
Current Biology 23: 1107-1112

Supplemental Information

Reichelt AF, Ash AM, Baugh LA, Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2013)
Adaptation of lift forces in object manipulation through action observation
Experimental Brain Research 228: 221-234

Säfström D, Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (2013)
Skill learning involves optimizing the linking of action phases
Journal of Neurophysiology 110: 1291-1300 (doi:10.1152/jn.00019.2013)

Stewart BM, Baugh LA, Gallivan JP, Flanagan JR (2013)
Simultaneous encoding of the direction and orientation of potential targets during reach planning: evidence of multiple competing reach plans
Journal of Neurophysiology 110: 807-816 (doi:10.1152/jn.00131.2013)

2012

Baugh LA, Hoe E, Flanagan JR (2012)
Hand-held tools with complex kinematics are efficiently incorporated into movement planning and on-line control
Journal of Neurophysiology 108: 1954–64

Baugh LA, Kao M, Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2012)
Material Evidence – interaction of priors and sensorimotor memory when lifting objects

Journal of Neurophysiology 108: 1262-9

Baugh LA, Flanagan JR (2012)
Motor memory: when plans speak louder than actions (Dispatch)
Current Biology 22: R155-157

Danion F, Diamond JS, Flanagan JR (2012)
The role of haptic feedback when manipulating nonrigid objects
Journal of Neurophysiology 107: 433-441

2011

Baugh LA, Flanagan JR (2011)
Motor memory: a declaration of non-independence (Dispatch)
Current Biology 21: R70-72

Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (2011)
Object representations used in action and perception
In: F Danion, M Latash (Eds) Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications, Oxford University Press

Fernández-Ruiz J, Wong W, Armstrong IT, Flanagan JR (2011)
Relation between reaction time and reach errors during visuomotor adaptation
Behavioural Brain Research 219: 8-14

Ingram JN, Howard IS, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM (2011)
A single-rate context-dependent learning process underlies rapid adaptation to familiar object dynamics
PLoS Computational Biology 7(9): e1002196

Wolpert DM, Diedrichsen J, Flanagan JR (2011)
Principles of sensorimotor learning
Nature Reviews Neuroscience 12: 739-51

2010

Ingram JN, Howard IS, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM (2010)
Multiple grasp-specific representations of tool dynamics mediate skilful manipulation
Current Biology 20: 618-623
Supplemental Information

Pruszynski JA, King GL, Boisse L, Scott SH, Flanagan JR, Munoz DP (2010)
Stimulus-locked responses on human arm muscles reveal a rapid neural pathway linking visual input to arm motor output
European Journal of Neuroscience 32: 1049-1057

Sabbagh MA, Hopkins SFR, Benson JE, Flanagan JR (2010)
Conceptual change and preschoolers' theory of mind: evidence from load-force adaptation
Neural Networks 23: 1043-1050

Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2010)
Motor learning
Current Biology 20: R467-R472

Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2010)
Q&A: Robotics as a tool for understanding the brain
BMC Biology 8:92

2009

Bowman MC, Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2009)
Eye-hand coordination in a sequential target contact task
Experimental Brain Research 195: 273-83

Flanagan JR, Merritt K, Johansson RS (2009)
Predictive mechanisms and object representations used in object manipulation
In: J Hermsdörfer, DA Nowak(Eds) Sensorimotor Control of Grasping: Physiology and Pathophysiology, pp 161-177, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2009)
Sensory control of object manipulation
In: J Hermsdörfer, DA Nowak (Eds) Sensorimotor Control of Grasping: Physiology and Pathophysiology, pp 141-160, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2009)
Coding and use of tactile signals from the fingertips in object manipulation tasks
Nature Reviews Neuroscience 10: 345-359

Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2009)
Sensorimotor control of manipulation
In: L Squire (Editor-in-Chief) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, volume 8, pp 593-604. Academic Press: Oxford

Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2009)
Forward models
In: T Baynes, A Cleeremans, P Wilken (Eds)
The Oxford Companion to Consciousness, Oxford University Press: Oxford

2008

Ahmed AA, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2008)
Flexible representations of dynamics are used in object manipulation
Current Biology 18: 763-768
[Commentary from Current Biology]

Bursztyn LLCD, Flanagan JR (2008)
Sensorimotor memory of weight asymmetry in object manipulation
Experimental Brain Research 184: 127-133

Chang EC, Flanagan JR, Goodale MA (2008)
The intermanual transfer of anticipatory force control in precision grip lifting is not influenced by the perception of weight
Experimental Brain Research 185: 319-329

Flanagan JR, Bittner JP, Johansson RS (2008)
Experience can change distinct size-weight priors engaged when lifting objects and judging their weights
Current Biology 18: 1742-1747
Supplemental data
[Commentary from Current Biology]

Flanagan JR, Terao Y, Johansson RS (2008)
Gaze behavior when reaching to remembered targets
Journal of Neurophysiology 100: 1533-1543

2007

Hamilton A, Joyce DW, Flanagan JR, Frith CD, Wolpert DM (2007)
Kinematic cues in perceptual weight judgment and their origins in box lifting
Psychological Research 71: 13-21

Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2007)
Tactile sensory control of object manipulation in humans
In: Kass JH, Gardner EP (Eds) The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference. Volume 6: Somatosensation, pp 67-86, Elsevier Press: Oxford

2006

Bays PM, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM (2006)
Attenuation of self-generated tactile sensations is predictive, not postdictive
Public Library of Science: Biology 4(2): e28
[Synopsis from PLoS: Biology]

Bursztyn LLCD, Ganesh G, Imamizu H, Kawato M, Flanagan JR (2006)
Neural correlates of internal model loading
Current Biology 16: 2440-2445

Flanagan JR, Bowman MC, Johansson RS (2006)
Control strategies in object manipulation tasks
Current Opinion in Neurobiology 16: 650-659

Rotman G, Troje NF, Johansson RS, Flanagan JR (2006)
Eye movements when observing predictable and unpredictable actions
Journal of Neurophysiology 96: 1358-1369

2005

Bays PM, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM (2005)
Interference between velocity- and position-dependent force-fields indicates that tasks depending on different kinematic parameters complete for motor working memory
Experimental Brain Research 163: 400-405

Bays PM, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2005)
Perception of the consequences of self-action is temporally tuned and event-driven
Current Biology 15: 1125-1128

Davidson PR, Wolpert DM, Scott SH, Flanagan JR (2005)
Common encoding of altered hand and arm dynamics
Journal of Neuroscience 25: 5425-5429

Klassen J, Tong C, Flanagan JR (2005)
Learning and recall of incremental kinematic and dynamic sensorimotor transformations
Experimental Brain Research 164: 250-259

Sailer U, Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (2005)
Eye-hand coordination during learning of a novel visuomotor task
Journal of Neuroscience 25: 8833-8842
[Review from Current Biology]

2004

Caithness G, Osu R, Bays P, Chase H, Klassen J, Kawato M, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2004)
Failure to consolidate the consolidation theory of learning for sensorimotor adaptation tasks
Journal of Neuroscience 24:8662– 8671

2003

Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (2003)
Action plans used in action observation
Nature 424:769-771

Flanagan JR, Vetter P, Johansson RS, Wolpert DM (2003)
Prediction precedes control in motor learning
Current Biology 13: 146-150
[Review from Nature Reviews Neuroscience]

Tong C, Flanagan JR (2003)
Task-specific internal models for kinematic transformations
Journal of Neurophysiology 90: 578-585

Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2003)
Sensorimotor Learning
In: M Arbib (Ed)
The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks (2nd Ed), pp 1020-1023, MIT Press: Cambridge

2002

Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (2002)
Hand movements
In: VS Ramashandran (Ed),
Encyclopedia of the Human Brain, Vol 2, pp 399-414, Academic Press: San Deigo

Munoz DP, LeVasseur AL, Flanagan JR (2002)
Control of volitional and reflexive saccades in Tourette's syndrome
In: J Hyönä, DP Munoz, W Heide, R Radach (Eds)
The Brain's Eye: Neurobiological and Clinical Aspects of Oculomotor Research. Progress in Brain Research, Vol 140, Elsevier: Amsterdam

Nakano E, Flanagan JR, Imamizu H, Osu R, Yoshioka T, Kawato M (2002)
Composition and decomposition learning of reaching movements under altered environments: An examination of the multiplicity of internal models
System and Computers in Japan 33: 80-94

Terao Y, Andersson NEM, Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (2002)
Engagement of gaze in capturing targets for future sequential manual actions
Journal of Neurophysiology 88: 1716-1725

Tong C, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR. (2002)
Kinematics and dynamics are not represented independently in motor working memory: evidence from an interference study

Journal of Neuroscience
22: 1108-1113

Wigmore V, Tong C, Flanagan JR (2002)
Visuomotor rotations of varying size and direction compete for a single internal model in motor working memory
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 28: 447-457

2001

Flanagan JR, King S, Wolpert DM, Johansson RS (2001)
Sensorimotor prediction and memory in object manipulation (Invited paper)
Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology 55: 89-97

Flanagan JR, Lederman SL (2001)
Neurobiology: feeling bumps and holes (Invited commentary)
Nature 412: 389-391

Flanagan JR, Lolley S (2001)
The inertial anisotropy of the arm is accurately predicted during movement planning
Journal of Neuroscience 21: 1361-1369

Johansson RS, Westling G, Bäckström A, Flanagan JR (2001)
Eye-hand coordination in object manipulation
Journal of Neuroscience 21: 6917-6932

Levasseur A, Flanagan JR, Riopelle R, Munoz DP (2001)
Control of volitional and reflexive saccades in Tourette's syndrome
Brain 124: 2045-2058

Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2001)
Motor prediction
Current Biology 18: R729-R732

Wolpert DM, Ghahramani Z, Flanagan JR (2001)
Perspectives and problems in motor learning
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5: 487-494

2000

Flanagan JR, Beltzner MA (2000)
Independence of perceptual and sensorimotor predictions in the size-weight illusion
Nature Neuroscience 3: 737-741

Flanagan JR, Bandomir C (2000)
Coming to grips with weight perception: effects of grasp configuration on perceived heaviness
Perception & Psychophysics 62: 1204-1219

1999

Burstedt MKO, Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (1999)
Effects of surface texture on the control of fingertip forces and torques in multidigit manipulation
Journal of Neurophysiology 82: 2393-2405

Ellis R, Flanagan JR, Lederman S (1999)
The influence of visual illusions on grasp position
Experimental Brain Research 125: 109-114

Flanagan JR, Burstedt MKO, Johansson RS (1999)
The control of fingertip forces in multidigit manipulation
Journal of Neurophysiology 81: 1706-1717

Flanagan JR, Jakobson LS, Munhall KG (1999)
Anticipatory grip adjustments are observed in both goal-directed movements and movement tics in an individual with Tourette's syndrome
Experimental Brain Research 128: 69-75

Flanagan JR, Nakano E, Imamizu H, Osu R, Yoshioka T, Kawato M (1999)
Composition and decomposition of internal models in motor learning under altered kinematic and dynamic environments
Journal of Neuroscience 19: RC 34 (1-5)

1998

Majsak MJ, Kaminski T, Gentile AM, Flanagan JR (1998)
The reaching movements of Parkinson's disease subjects under self-determined maximal speed and visually cued conditions
Brain 121: 755-766

Wing AM, Flanagan JR (1998)
Anticipating dynamic loads in handling objects
Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division 64: 139-143

1997

Flanagan JR, Wing AM (1997)
The role of internal models in motor planning and control: evidence from grip force adjustments during movements of hand-held loads
Journal of Neuroscience 17: 1519-1528

Flanagan JR, Wing AM (1997)
Effects of surface texture and grip force on the discrimination of hand-held loads
Perception & Psychophysics 59: 111-118

Kinoshita H, Backstrom L, Flanagan JR, Johansson RS (1997)
Planar torque effects on grip force during precision grip
Journal of Neurophysiology 78: 1619-1630

Quinn LA, Hamel V, Flanagan JR, Kaminski T, Rubin A (1997)
Control of multijoint arm movements in Huntington's disease
Journal of Neurologic Rehabilitation 11: 47-60

Wing AM, Flanagan JR, Richardson J (1997)
Anticipatory postural adjustments in stance and grip
Experimental Brain Research 116: 122-130

1996

Flanagan JR (1996)
Action-perception coupling in judgments of hand-held loads
In: Wing AM, Haggard P, Flanagan JR (Eds)
Hand and Brain: Neurophysiology and Psychology of Hand Movement (pp. 415-430), Academic Press: San Diego

Flanagan JR, Haggard P, Wing AM (1996)
The task at hand
In: Wing AM, Haggard P, Flanagan JR (Eds)
Hand and Brain: Neurophysiology and Psychology of Hand Movement (pp. 5-11), Academic Press: San Diego

Wing AM, Haggard P, Flanagan JR (1996)
Hand and Brain: Neurophysiology and Psychology of Hand Movement (Eds)
Academic Press: San Diego (details)

1995

Flanagan JR, Rao AK (1995)
Trajectory adaptation to a nonlinear visuomotor transformation: Evidence for motion planning in visually perceived space
Journal of Neurophysiology 74: 2174-2178

Flanagan JR, Wing AM, Allison S, Spencely A (1995)
Effects of surface texture on weight perception when lifting objects with a precision grip
Perception & Psychophysics 57: 282-290

Flanagan JR, Tresilian JR, Wing AM (1995)
Grip force adjustments during rapid hand movements suggest that detailed movement kinematics are predicted (Commentary)
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18: 753-754

Flanagan JR, Wing AM (1995)
The stability of precision grip force during cyclic arm movements with a hand-held load
Experimental Brain Research 105: 455-464

Ramsay JO, Wang X, Flanagan JR (1995)
A functional data analysis of the pinch force of human fingers
Applied Statistics 44: 17-30

1994

Flanagan JR, Tresilian JR (1994)
Grip-load force coupling: a general control strategy for transporting objects
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 20: 944-957

1993

Flanagan JR, Ostry DJ, Feldman AG (1993)
Control of trajectory modifications in reaching
Journal of Motor Behavior 25: 140-152

Flanagan JR, Wing, AM (1993)
Modulation of grip force with load force during point-to-point movements
Experimental Brain Research 95: 131-143

Flanagan JR, Tresilian J, Wing AM (1993)
Coupling of grip force and load force during arm movements with grasped objects
Neuroscience Letters 152: 53-56

Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR, Sergio LS (1993)
Coordinate transformations in orofacial movements (Commentary)
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15: 348-349

1992

Flanagan JR, Feldman AG, Ostry DJ (1992)
Equilibrium trajectories underlying rapid target-directed arm movements
In: Stelmach G, Requin J (Eds)
Tutorials in motor control II (pp 661-676), North-Holland Press: Amsterdam

Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR (1992)
Aspects of the equilibrium point hypothesis (lambda model) for multi-joint movements (Commentary)
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15: 784-786

Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR, Feldman AG, Munhall KG (1992)
Human jaw kinematics and control
In: Stelmach G, Requin J (Eds)
Tutorials in motor control II, North-Holland Press: Amsterdam

1991

Flanagan JR, Feldman AG & Ostry DJ (1991)
Equilibrium control vectors subserving rapid goal-directed arm movements
In: Requin J, Stelmach G (Eds)
Tutorials in motor neuroscience (pp 357-367), Kluwer Academic Publishers

Munhall KG, Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR (1991)
Coordinate spaces in speech planning
Journal of Phonetics 19: 293-307

Munhall KG, Flanagan JR, Ostry DJ (1991)
Sensorimotor transformations and control strategies in speech
In: Tohkura Y, Sagisaka Y, Vatiokis-Bateson E (Eds)
Speech perception, production and linguistic structure, OHM Publishing: Tokyo

Ostry DJ, Feldman AG, Flanagan JR (1991)
The kinematics and control of frog hindlimb movement
Journal of Neurophysiology 65: 547-562

Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR, Feldman AG, Munhall KG (1991)
Human jaw motion control in mastication and speech
In: Requin J, Stelmach G (Eds)
Tutorials in motor neuroscience. Kluwer Academic Publishers

1990

Feldman AG, Adamovich SV, Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR (1990)
The origins of electromyograms - explanations based on the equilibrium point hypothesis
In: Winters J, Woo S (Eds)
Multiple muscle systems: biomechanics and movement organization (pp 195-213), Springer-Verlag: London

Flanagan JR, Ostry DJ (1990)
Trajectories of human multi-joint arm movements: evidence of joint level planning
In Hayward V, Khatib O (Eds)
Experimental robotics 1 (pp 594-613), Springer-Verlag: London

Flanagan JR, Ostry DJ, Feldman AG (1990)
Control of human orofacial and multi-joint arm movements
In Hammond GR (Ed)
Advances in psychology: cerebral control of speech and limb movements. Springer-Verlag

Ioannides G, Angeles J, Flanagan R, Ostry DJ (1990)
Robot calibration using least-squares and polar-decomposition filtering
In Hayward V, Khatib O (Eds)
Experimental robotics 1, Springer-Verlag: London

1989

Ostry DJ, Flanagan JR (1989)
Human jaw movement in mastication and speech
Archives of Oral Biology 34: 685-693

Cognition & Action Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Queen's University