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Peer-Reviewed Articles

(except for Clinical Case Reports and Group-authored Articles)
(* = corresponding author)

  1. Mazzoni P, Andersen RA, Jordan MI. A more biologically plausible learning rule for neural networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 88:4433-4437, 1991. PMCID: PMC51674 pdf
  2. Mazzoni P, Andersen RA, Jordan MI. A more biologically plausible learning rule than backpropagation applied to a network model of cortical area 7a. Cerebral Cortex 1:293-307, 1991. PMID: 1822737
  3. Mazzoni P, Bracewell RM, Barash S, Andersen RA. Spatially tuned auditory responses in area LIP of macaques performing delayed memory saccades to acoustic targets. Journal of Neurophysiology 75:1233-1241, 1996. PMID: 8867131
  4. Mazzoni P, Bracewell RM, Barash S, Andersen RA. Motor intention activity in the macaque’s lateral intraparietal area. I. Dissociation of motor plan from sensory memory. Journal of Neurophysiology 76:1439-1456, 1996. PMID: 8890265
  5. Bracewell RM, Mazzoni P, Barash S, Andersen RA. Motor intention activity in the macaque’s lateral intraparietal area. II. Changes of motor plan. Journal of Neurophysiology 76:1457-1464, 1996. PMID: 8890266
  6. Stricanne B, Andersen RA, Mazzoni, P. Eye-centered, head-centered, and intermediate coding of remembered sound locations in area LIP. Journal of Neurophysiology 76:2071-2076, 1996. PMID: 8890315
  7. Li CR, Mazzoni P, Andersen RA. Effect of reversible inactivation of macaque lateral intraparietal area on visual and memory saccades. Journal of Neurophysiology 81:1827-1838, 1999. PMID: 10200217
  8. Meng X, Mazzoni P, Qian N. Cross-fixation transfer of motion aftereffects with expansion motion. Vision Research 46:3681-3689, 2006. PMID: 16824574
  9. Mazzoni P and Krakauer JW. An implicit plan overrides an explicit strategy during visuomotor adaptation. Journal of Neuroscience 26:3642-5, 2006. PMID: 16597717 pdf
  10. Krakauer JW, Mazzoni P, Ghazizadeh A, Ravindran R, Shadmehr R. Generalization of Motor Learning Depends on the History of Prior Action. PLOS Biology 4:e316, 2006. PMCID: PMC1563496
  11. Mazzoni* P, Hristova A, Krakauer JW. Why don’t we move faster? Parkinson’s disease, movement vigor, and implicit motivation. Journal of Neuroscience 27:7105-7116, 2007. PMID: 17611263 pdf Comment 1 Comment 2
  12. Zarahn E, Weston GD, Liang J, Mazzoni P, Krakauer JW. Explaining savings for visuomotor adaptation: linear time-invariant state-space models are not sufficient. Journal of Neurophysiology 100:2537-2548, 2008. PMCID: PMC2585408
  13. Mazzoni* P and Wexler N. Parallel explicit and implicit control of reaching. PLOS One 4(10): e7557, 2009. PMCID: 19847295 pdf
  14. Pearson TS, Krakauer JW, Mazzoni P*. Learning not to generalize: modular adaptation of visuomotor gain. Journal of Neurophysiology 103:2938-2952, 2010. PMCID: PMC2888232 pdf Comment
  15. Huang VS, Mazzoni P, Krakauer JW. Rethinking motor learning and savings in error-based paradigms: adaptation, use-dependent plasticity, and operant conditioning. Neuron 70(4): 787-801, 2011. PMCID: PMC3134523
  16. Shmuelof L, Krakauer JW, Mazzoni P. How is a motor skill learned? Change and invariance at the levels of task success and trajectory control. Journal of Neurophysiology 108(2):578-594, 2012. PMCID: 22514286 pdf
  17. Kitago T, Liang J, Huang VS, Hayes S, Simon P, Tenteromano L, Lazar RM, Marshall RS, Mazzoni P, Lennihan L, Krakauer JW. Improvement After Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy: Recovery of Normal Motor Control or Task-Specific Compensation? Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 27:99-109, 2013. PMID: 22798152
  18. Shmuelof L, Huang VH, Haith A, Delnicki RJ, Mazzoni P, Krakauer JW. Overcoming motor “forgetting” through reinforcement of learned actions. Journal of Neuroscience 32:14617-14621, 2012. PMID: 23077047
  19. Qian N, Jiang Y, Jiang ZP, Mazzoni P. Movement duration, Fitts’s law, and an infinite-horizon optimal feedback control model for biological motor systems. Neural Computation 25:697-724, 2013. PMID 23272916 pdf
  20. Kitago T, Ryan SL, Mazzoni P, Krakauer J, Haith AM. Unlearning versus savings in visuomotor adaptation: comparing effects of washout, passage of time, and removal of errors on motor memory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7:307, 2013. PMID 23874277
  21. Shabbott B, Ravindran R, Schumacher JW, Wasserman PB, Marder KS, Mazzoni* P. Learning fast accurate movements requires intact frontostriatal circuits. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7, 13;7:752, 2013. PMID: 24312037 pdf
  22. Shmuelof L, Yang J, Caffo B, Mazzoni P, Krakauer JW. The neural correlates of learned motor acuity. Journal of Neurophysiology 112: 971-980, 2014. PMID: 2484846
  23. Kitago T, Goldsmith J, Harran M, Kane L, Berard J, Huang S, Ryan SL, Mazzoni P, Krakauer JW, Huang VS. (2015) Robotic therapy for chronic stroke: general recovery of impairment or improved task-specific skill? Journal of Neurophysiology 114(3):1885-94. doi: 10.1152/jn.00336.2015. PMID: 26180120
  24. Vaswani PA, Shmuelof L, Haith AM, Delnicki RJ, Huang VS, Mazzoni P, Shadmehr R, Krakauer JW. (2015) Persistent residual errors in motor adaptation tasks: reversion to baseline and exploratory escape. Journal of Neuroscience 35:6969-6977. PMID: 25926471
  25. Rao AK, Mazzoni P, Wasserman P, Marder KS. Longitudinal Change in Gait and Motor Function in Pre-manifest Huntington’s Disease. PLoS Currents 3:RRN1268, 2011. PMID: 22008726
  26. Arkadir D, Radulescu A, Raymond D, Lubarr N, Bressman SB, Mazzoni P, Niv Y. DYT1 dystonia increases risk taking in humans. Elife 2016 Jun 1;5. pii: e14155. doi: 10.7554/eLife.14155. PMID: 27249418
  27. Li Z, Mazzoni P, Song S, Qian N. A Single, Continuously Applied Control Policy for Modeling Reaching Movements with and without Perturbation. Neural Computation. 2018 Feb;30(2):397-427. doi: 10.1162/neco_a_01040. PMID: 29162001 pdf
  28. Prateek GV, Mazzoni P, Earhart GM, Nehorai A. Gait Cycle Validation and Segmentation Using Inertial Sensors. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2020 Aug;67(8):2132-2144. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2019.2955423. Epub 2019 Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 31765301
  29. Harrison EC, Earhart GM, Leventhal D, Quinn L, Mazzoni P. A walking dance to improve gait speed for people with Parkinson disease: a pilot study. Neurodegener Dis Manag. 2020 Oct;10(5):301-308. doi: 10.2217/nmt-2020-0028. Epub 2020 Sep 3. PMID: 32878538 pdf
  30. Zhang H, Duong TTH, Rao AK, Mazzoni P, Agrawal SK, Guo Y, Zanotto D. Transductive Learning Models for Accurate Ambulatory Gait Analysis in Elderly Residents of Assisted Living Facilities. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2022;30:124-134. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2022.3143094. Epub 2022 Jan 28. PMID: 35025747

Case Reports

  1. Mazzoni P and Ford B. The freezing of time as a presenting symptom of Parkinson’s disease [letter]. New England Journal of Medicine. 341(17):1317-8, 1999. PMID: 10577086 pdf
  2. Mazzoni P, Chiriboga CA, Millar WS, Rogers A. Intracerebral aneurysms in human immunodeficiency virus infection: case report and literature review. Pediatric Neurology 23: 252-255, 2000. PMID: 11033289
  3. Grove M, Vonsattel JP, Mazzoni P, et al. Huntington’s disease. Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2003(43):dn3, 2003. PMID: 14586062
  4. Miller JM, Vorel SR, Tranguch AJ, Kenny ET, Mazzoni P, van Gorp WG, Kleber HD. Anhedonia after a selective bilateral lesion of the globus pallidus. American Journal of Psychiatry 163:786-8, 2006. PMID: 16648316
  5. Louis ED, Broussolle E, Goetz CG, Krack P, Kaufmann P, Mazzoni P. Historical underpinnings of the term essential tremor in the late 19th century. Neurology 71: 856-859, 2008. PMID: 18779514
  6. Poston KL, McGovern RA, Goldman JS, Caccappolo E, Mazzoni* P. Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) with myoclonus. Movement Disorders 25: 514-516, 2010. PMID: 20063436 pdf
  7. Diaz NL, Hanspal EK, Mazzoni* Painless Legs and Moving Toes: Symptom Reduction During Pregnancy. Movement Disorders 27(2):328-329, 2012. PMID: 21953579 pdf
  8. Leonardos A, Greene PE, Weimer LH, Khandji AG, Mazzoni* P. Hemifacial Spasm Associated with Intraparenchymal Brainstem Tumor. Movement Disorders 26(13):2325-2326, 2011. PMID: 22109850
  9. Louis ED, Mazzoni P, Ma KJ, Moskowitz CB, Lawton A, Garber A, Vonsattel JP. Essential tremor with ubiquitinated intranuclear inclusions and cerebellar degeneration. Clinical Neuropathology 31(3):119-126, 2012. PMID: 22551915
  10. Pollack M, Dragatsi D, Mazzoni P (2015) A Case of Tardive Akathisia Converting to Conversion Disorder. Annals of Psychiatry Mental Health 3(2): 1023.

Review Articles And Book Chapters

  1. Andersen RA, Brotchie PB, Mazzoni P. Evidence for area LIP as the posterior eye field. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2:840-846, 1992. PMID: 1477549
  2. Selverston AI, Mazzoni P. Flexibility of computational units in invertebrate central pattern generators. In: Durbin RM, Miall RC, Mitchison GJ., eds. The Computing Neuron. New York: Addison-Wesley, pp. 205-228, 1989
  3. Mazzoni P, Andersen RA. Coordinate transformations for gaze coding in the posterior parietal cortex. In: M. A. Arbib, ed. Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991
  4. Mazzoni* P, Jain S. Myoclonus. In: S. Gilman, ed. Neurobiology of Disease. San Diego: Elsevier, 2006
  5. Mazzoni* P, Bracewell RM. The Persistent Mystery of the Basal Ganglia’s Contribution to Motor Control. Advances in Clinical Neuroscience & Rehabilitation 10(5):22-26, 2010 pdf
  6. Krakauer JW and Mazzoni P. Human sensorimotor learning: adaptation, skill, and beyond. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 21(4):636-44, 2011. PMID: 21764294
  7. Mazzoni* P, Shabbott BA, Cortes JC. Motor control abnormalities in Parkinson’s disease. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine 2(6):a009282, 2012. PMID: 22675667 pdf
  8. Zhuang X, Mazzoni P, Kang UJ. The role of neuroplasticity in symptom manifestation and treatment effect in Parkinson’s disease. Nature Reviews Neurology 9(5):248-56, 2013. PMID: 23588357 pdf


  1. Mazzoni P, Rowland LP (eds.). Merritt’s Neurology Handbook. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Baltimore, 2001
  2. Mazzoni P, Pearson TS, Rowland LP (eds.). Merritt’s Neurology Handbook (2nd ed.). Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Baltimore, 2006

Letters, Editorials

  1. Gottlieb J, Mazzoni P. Action, illusion, and perception. Science 303:317-8, 2004. PMID: 14726577
  2. Mazzoni* P (2008). Efficient motor control: how can less be more? Journal of Physiology 586(17): 4031, 2008. PMID: 18765517
  3. Sharp ME and Mazzoni P (2014). What is the best initial treatment in Parkinson’s disease? J R Coll Physicians Edinb 44(4):291-292.

Consortium And Group-Authored Articles (Partial List)

  1. Predict-HD Investigators Of The Huntington Study Group. CAG-repeat length and the age of onset in Huntington disease (HD): a review and validation study of statistical approaches. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153B(2):397-408, 2010
  2. Predict-HD Investigators Of The Huntington Study Group. Mild cognitive impairment in prediagnosed Huntington disease. Neurology 75(6):500-507, 2010
  3. Predict-HD Investigators Of The Huntington Study Group. Challenges assessing clinical endpoints in early Huntington disease. Movement Disorders 25(15):2595-603, 2010
  4. Predict-HD Investigators Of The Huntington Study Group. Early changes in the hypothalamic region in prodromal Huntington disease revealed by MRI analysis. Neurobiology of Disease 40(3):531-543, 2010
  5. Predict-HD Investigators Of The Huntington Study Group. Cerebral cortex structure in prodromal Huntington disease. Neurobiology of Disease 40(3):544-554, 2010
  6. Huntington Study Group DOMINO Investigators. A futility study of minocycline in Huntington’s disease. Movement Disorders 25(13):2219-24, 2010
  7. Predict-HD Investigators Of The Huntington Study Group. Estimating premorbid IQ in the prodromal phase of a neurodegenerative disease. Clinical Neuropsychology 25(5):757-77, 2011
  8. Harrington DL, Smith MM, Zhang Y, Carlozzi NE, Paulsen JS; PREDICT-HD Investigators of the Huntington Study Group. Cognitive domains that predict time to diagnosis in prodromal Huntington disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 83(6):612-9, 2012
  9. Ashizawa T et al. Clinical characteristics of patients with spinocerebellar ataxias 1, 2, 3 and 6 in the US; a prospective observational study. Orphanet J Rare Dis 13;8:177, 2013. PMID: 24225362
  10. Liu D, Long JD, Zhang Y, Raymond LA, Marder K, Rosser A, McCusker EA, Mills JA, Paulsen JS; PREDICT-HD Investigators and Coordinators of the Huntington Study Group. Motor onset and diagnosis in Huntington disease using the diagnostic confidence level. Journal of Neurology 2015 Dec;262(12):2691-8. doi: 10.1007/s00415-015-7900-7. Epub 2015 Sep 26. PMID: 26410751
  11. Alcalay RN, Levy OA, Wolf P, Oliva P, Zhang XK, Waters CH, Fahn S, Kang U, Liong C, Ford B, Mazzoni P, Kuo S, Johnson A, Xiong L, Rouleau GA, Chung W, Marder KS, Gan-Or Z. NPJ Parkinsons Dis 2016;2. pii: 16004. Epub 2016 Mar 10. PMID: 27110593

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