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Publications

O’Brien MK, Ahmed AA (2015). Threat affects risk preferences in movement decision making. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9:150. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00150.

Nikooyan, AA, Ahmed, AA (2015). Reward feedback accelerates motor learningJournal of Neurophysiology 113:633-646. doi:10.1152/jn.00032.2014

O’Brien MK, Ahmed AA (2014). Take a stand on your decisions, or take a sit: posture does not affect risk preferences in an economic task. PeerJ 2:e475. doi: 10.7717/peerj.475

Huang HJ, Ahmed AA (2014). Reductions in muscle activity and metabolic cost during visuomotor adaptationJournal of Neurophysiology 112:2264-2274.

Pienciak-Siewert AP, Barletta AJ, Ahmed, AA (2014). Transfer of postural adaptation depends on context of prior exposureJournal of Neurophysiology 111:1466-1478.

Huang HJ, Ahmed AA (2014). Older adults learn less, but still reduce metabolic cost during motor adaptation.  Journal of Neurophysiology 111:135-144.

Trent MC, Ahmed AA (2013). Learning from the value of your mistakes: evidence for a risk-sensitive process in movement adaptation. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 7:118. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00118.

Wilder MH, Jones M, Ahmed AA, Curran T, Mozer MC (2013). The persistent impact of incidental experience. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.

O'Brien MK, Ahmed AA (2013). Does risk-sensitivity transfer across movements? Journal of Neurophysiology 109:1866-1875.

Berniker M, O'Brien MK, Kording KP, Ahmed AA (2013). An examination of the generalizability of motor costs. PLoS ONE 8(1): e53759.

Manista GC, Ahmed AA (2012). Stability limits modulate whole-body motor learning. Journal of Neurophysiology 107:1952-1961.

Huang HJ, Kram R, Ahmed AA (2012). Reduction of metabolic cost during motor learning of arm reaching dynamics. Journal of Neuroscience 32(6): 2182-2190.

Huang HJ, Ahmed AA (2011). Tradeoff between stability and maneuverability during whole-body movements. PLoS ONE 6(7): e21815. 
Featured image of the week in the PLoS ONE Community Blog

Ahmed AA, Wolpert DM (2009). Transfer of dynamics learning across postures. Journal of Neurophysiology 102:2816-2824.

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

Ahmed AA, Ashton-Miller JA (2007). On use of a nominal internal model to detect a loss of balance in a maximal forward reach. Journal of Neurophysiology 97:2439-24447.

Ahmed AA, Ashton-Miller JA (2005). Effect of age on detecting a loss of balance in a seated, whole-body balancing task. Clinical Biomechanics 20:767-775. (ASB Clinical Biomechanics Award Paper 2003)

Ahmed AA, Ashton-Miller JA (2004). Is a loss of balance a control error signal anomaly? Evidence for three-sigma failure detection in young adults. Gait and Posture 19:252-262.