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Richard Carson
Prof Cognitive Neuroscience of Ageing, Psychology
Prof Cognitive Neuroscience of Ageing, Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN)

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bolton DAE, Buick AR, Carroll TJ, Carson RG., Interlimb transfer and generalisation of learning in the context of persistent failure to accomplish a visuomotor task., Experimental brain research, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Carson RG, Rankin ML., Shaping the Effects of Associative Brain Stimulation by Contractions of the Opposite Limb. , Frontiers in psychology, 9, 2018, p2249 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Carson RG., Get a grip: individual variations in grip strength are a marker of brain health., Neurobiology of aging, 71, 2018, p189-222 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Chye L, Riek S, de Rugy A, Carson RG, Carroll TJ., Unilateral movement preparation causes task-specific modulation of TMS responses in the passive, opposite limb., The Journal of physiology, 596, (16), 2018, p3725 - 3738 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

Hayward KS, Brauer SG, Ruddy KL, Lloyd D, Carson RG., Repetitive reaching training combined with transcranial Random Noise Stimulation in stroke survivors with chronic and severe arm paresis is feasible: a pilot, triple-blind, randomised case series., Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 14, (1), 2017, p46 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Ruddy, K.L., Leemans, A., Carson R.G., Transcallosal connectivity of the human cortical motor network., Brain Structure and Function, 222, (3), 2017, p1243 - 1252 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Seidler RD, Carson RG., Sensorimotor Learning: Neurocognitive Mechanisms and Individual Differences., Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 14, (1), 2017, p74 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Barker RN, Hayward KS, Carson RG, Lloyd D, Brauer SG., SMART Arm Training With Outcome-Triggered Electrical Stimulation in Subacute Stroke Survivors With Severe Arm Disability: A Randomized Controlled Trial., Neurorehabilitation and neural repair, 31, (12), 2017, p1005-1016 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Cremen IA, Carson RG., Have Standard Tests of Cognitive Function Been Misappropriated in the Study of Cognitive Enhancement?, Frontiers in human neuroscience, 11, 2017, p276 Journal Article, 2017 DOI TARA - Full Text

Ruddy, K.L., Leemans, A., Woolley, D.G., Wenderoth, N., Carson, R.G., Structural and functional cortical connectivity mediating cross education of motor function., Journal of Neuroscience, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Buick AR, Kennedy NC, Carson RG, Characteristics of corticospinal projections to the intrinsic hand muscles in skilled harpists., Neuroscience letters, 612, 2016, p87-91 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

A. R. Buick , J. Kowalczewski , R. G. Carson , A. Prochazka , Tele-Supervised FES-Assisted Exercise for Hemiplegic Upper Limb , IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering , 24 , (1 ), 2016, p79 - 87 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Ruddy KL, Rudolf AK, Kalkman B, King M, Daffertshofer A, Carroll TJ, Carson RG, Neural Adaptations Associated with Interlimb Transfer in a Ballistic Wrist Flexion Task., Frontiers in human neuroscience, 10, 2016, p204 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Carson, R.G., Ruddy, K.L., McNickle, E., What Do TMS-Evoked Motor Potentials Tell Us About Motor Learning?, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 957, 2016, p143 - 157 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Carson, R.G., Neural enhancement for independent living, Journal of Motor Behavior, 47, (1), 2015, p3 - 5 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL

Janssen, L. Steenbergen, B. Carson, R.G., Anticipatory planning reveals segmentation of cortical motor output during action observation, Cerebral Cortex, 25, (1), 2015, p192 - 201 Journal Article, 2015 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Puri R, Hinder M.R, Fujiyama H, Gomez R, Carson R.G, Summers J.J, Duration-dependent effects of the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on anodal tDCS induced motor cortex plasticity in older adults: A group and individual perspective, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 7, (JUN), 2015, p106- Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Mcnickle, E. Carson, R.G., Paired associative transcranial alternating current stimulation increases the excitability of corticospinal projections in humans, The Journal of Physiology, 593, (7), 2015, p1649 - 1666 Journal Article, 2015 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

Hayward KS, Barker RN, Carson RG, Brauer SG, The effect of altering a single component of a rehabilitation programme on the functional recovery of stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis., Clinical rehabilitation, 28, (2), 2014, p107-17 Journal Article, 2014 URL

Brauer SG, Hayward KS, Carson RG, Cresswell AG, Barker RN, The efficacy of SMART Arm training early after stroke for stroke survivors with severe upper limb disability: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial., BMC neurology, 13, 2013, p71 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text DOI

Carson RG, Nelson BD, Buick AR, Carroll TJ, Kennedy NC, Cann RM, Characterizing changes in the excitability of corticospinal projections to proximal muscles of the upper limb., Brain stimulation, 6, (5), 2013, p760 - 768 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Carson RG, Kennedy NC, Modulation of human corticospinal excitability by paired associative stimulation., Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7, 2013, p823 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Ruddy KL, Carson RG, Neural pathways mediating cross education of motor function., Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7, 2013, p397 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Hayward KS, Barker RN, Brauer SG, Lloyd D, Horsley SA, Carson RG, SMART Arm with outcome-triggered electrical stimulation: a pilot randomized clinical trial., Topics in stroke rehabilitation, 20, (4), 2013, p289 - 298 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Byrne, R.M.J.,Carson, R.G., & Hannigan, B., Celebrating fifty years of psychology at Trinity College Dublin, The Irish Journal of Psychology, 33, (2-3), 2012, p63 - 64 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Carson RG, Ruddy KL, Vision Modulates Corticospinal Suppression in a Functionally Specific Manner during Movement of the Opposite Limb., The Journal of Neuroscience, 32, (2), 2012, p646 - 652 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Barker RN, Brauer SG, Barry BK, Gill TJ, Carson RG, Training-induced modifications of corticospinal reactivity in severely affected stroke survivors., Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation cérébrale, 221, (2), 2012, p211 - 221 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Riek S, Hinder MR, Carson RG, Primary motor cortex involvement in initial learning during visuomotor adaptation., Neuropsychologia, 50, (10), 2012, p2515 - 2523 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Woolley, DG, de Rugy, A, Carson, RG, Riek, S, Visual target separation determines the extent of generalisation between opposing visuomotor rotations, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 212, (2), 2011, p213-224 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Carson, RG, Popple, AE, Verschueren, SMP, Riek, S, Superimposed vibration confers no additional benefit compared with resistance training alone, SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE & SCIENCE IN SPORTS, 20, (6), 2010, p827-833 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Hinder, M.R., Riek, S., Tresilian, J.R., De Rugy, A., Carson, R.G., Real-time error detection but not error correction drives automatic visuomotor adaptation, Experimental Brain Research, 201, (2), 2010, p191-207 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Oytam, Y, Lloyd, D, Reid, CS, de Rugy, A, Carson, RC, A robotic apparatus that dictates torque fields around joints without affecting inherent joint dynamics, HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE, 29, (5), 2010, p701-712 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

de Rugy, A, Hinder, MR, Woolley, DG, Carson, RG, The Synergistic Organization of Muscle Recruitment Constrains Visuomotor Adaptation, JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 101, (5), 2009, p2263-2269 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Hiraga, CY, Garry, MI, Carson, RG, Summers, JJ, Dual-task interference: Attentional and neurophysiological influences, BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 205, (1), 2009, p10-18 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Barry, BK, Pascoe, MA, Riek, S, Carson, RG, Enoka, RM, Common input to different regions of biceps brachii long head, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 193, (3), 2009, p351-359 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Barker, RN, Brauer, S, Carson, R, Training-induced changes in the pattern of triceps to biceps activation during reaching tasks after chronic and severe stroke, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 196, (4), 2009, p483-496 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Carson, RG, Oytam, Y, Riek, S, Artificial Gravity Reveals that Economy of Action Determines the Stability of Sensorimotor Coordination, PLOS ONE, 4, (4), 2009, p0005248- Journal Article, 2009 DOI TARA - Full Text

Carson, RG, Kennedy, NC, Linden, MA, Britton, L, Muscle-specific variations in use-dependent crossed-facilitation of corticospinal pathways mediated by transcranial direct current (DC) stimulation, NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 441, (2), 2008, p153-157 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Woolley, DG, Carson, RG, Tresilian, JR, Riek, S, Generalisation between opposing visuomotor rotations when each is associated with visual targets and movements of different amplitude, BRAIN RESEARCH, 1219, 2008, p46-58 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Hinder, MR, Tresilian, JR, Riek, S, Carson, RG, The contribution of visual feedback to visuomotor adaptation: How much and when?, BRAIN RESEARCH, 1197, 2008, p123-134 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

De Rugy, A., Riek, S., Oytam, Y., (...), Davoodi, R., Carson, R.G., Neuromuscular and biomechanical factors codetermine the solution to motor redundancy in rhythmic multijoint arm movement, Experimental Brain Research , 189, (4), 2008, p421-434 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Barker, R.N., Brauer, S.G., Carson, R.G., Training of reaching in stroke survivors with severe and chronic upper limb paresis using a novel nonrobotic device: A randomized clinical trial , Stroke, 38, (6), 2008, p1800-1807 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Hinder, MR, Woolley, DG, Tresilian, JR, Riek, S, Carson, RG, The efficacy of colour cues in facilitating adaptation to opposing visuomotor rotations, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 191, (2), 2008, p143-155 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Kennedy, NC, Carson, RG, The effect of simultaneous contractions of ipsilateral muscles on changes in corticospinal excitability induced by paired associative stimulation (PAS), NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 445, (1), 2008, p7-11 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Hinder, MR, Walk, L, Woolley, DG, Riek, S, Carson, RG, The interference effects of non-rotated versus counter-rotated trials in visuomotor adaptation, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 180, (4), 2007, p629-640 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Woolley, DG, Tresilian, JR, Carson, RG, Riek, S, Dual adaptation to two opposing visuomotor rotations when each is associated with different regions of workspace, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 179, (2), 2007, p155-165 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Shemmell, J, Riek, S, Tresilian, JR, Carson, RG, The role of the primary motor cortex during skill acquisition on a two-degrees-of-freedom movement task, JOURNAL OF MOTOR BEHAVIOR, 39, (1), 2007, p29-39 Journal Article, 2007

Carson, R.G., Smethurst, C.J., Oytam, Y., De Rugy, A, Postural context alters the stability of bimanual coordination by modulating the crossed excitability of corticospinal pathways, Journal of Neurophysiology , 97, (3), 2007, p2016-2023 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

de Rugy, A, Riek, S, Carson, RG, Influence of predominant patterns of coordination on the exploitation of interaction torques in a two-joint rhythmic arm movement, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 175, (3), 2006, p439-452 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

de Rugy, A, Riek, S, Carson, RG, Neuromuscular-skeletal origins of predominant patterns of coordination in a rhythmic two-joint arm movement, JOURNAL OF MOTOR BEHAVIOR, 38, (1), 2006, p7-14 Journal Article, 2006

Shemmell, J, Forner, M, Tathem, B, Tresilian, JR, Riek, S, Barry, BK, Carson, RG, Neuromuscular-skeletal constraints on the acquisition of skill in a discrete torque production task, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 175, (3), 2006, p400-410 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Carson, RG, Changes in muscle coordination with training, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 101, (5), 2006, p1506-1513 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Shemmell, J, Forner, M, Tresilian, JR, Riek, S, Barry, BK, Carson, RG, Neuromuscular adaptation during skill acquisition on a two degree-of-freedom target-acquisition task: Isometric torque production, JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 94, (5), 2005, p3046-3057 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Shemmell, J, Tresilian, JR, Riek, S, Barry, BK, Carson, RG, Neuromuscular adaptation during skill acquisition on a two degree-of-freedom target-acquisition task: Dynamic movement, JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 94, (5), 2005, p3058-3068 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Tresilian, JR, Mon-Williams, M, Coppard, VL, Carson, RG, Developmental changes in the response to obstacles during prehension, JOURNAL OF MOTOR BEHAVIOR, 37, (2), 2005, p103-110 Journal Article, 2005

Barry, BK, Riek, S, Carson, RG, Muscle coordination during rapid force production by young and older adults, JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES A-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL SCIENCES, 60, (2), 2005, p232-240 Journal Article, 2005

Carson, R.G, Neural pathways mediating bilateral interactions between the upper limbs , Brain Research Reviews , 49, (3), 2005, p641-662 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Shemmell, J. , Tresilian, J.R., Riek, S., Barry, B.K., Carson, R.G. , Neuromuscular adaptation during skill acquisition on a two degree-of-freedom target-acquisition task: Dynamic movement , Journal of Neurophysiology , 94, (5), 2005, p3058-3068 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Mon-Williams, M, The preparation of reach-to-grasp movements in adults, children, and children with movement problems, QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SECTION A-HUMAN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 58, (7), 2005, p1249-1263 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Carson, RG, Welsh, TN, Pamblanco-Valero, MA, Visual feedback alters the variations in corticospinal excitability that arise from rhythmic movements of the opposite limb, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 161, (3), 2005, p325-334 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Barry, BK, Warman, GG, Carson, RG, Age-related differences in rapid muscle activation after rate of force development training of the elbow flexors, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 162, (1), 2005, p122-132 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Shahbazpour, N, Carroll, TJ, Riek, S, Carson, RG, Early alterations in serum creatine kinase and total cholesterol following high intensity eccentric muscle actions, JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS, 44, (2), 2004, p193-199 Journal Article, 2004

Li, Y, Levin, O, Carson, RG, Swinnen, SP, Bimanual coordination: constraints imposed by the relative timing of homologous muscle activation, EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 156, (1), 2004, p27-38 Journal Article, 2004 DOI