Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Neuron. 2002 Oct 24;36(3):349-62.

The cortical control of movement revisited.

Author information

1
Department of Psychology, Green Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. graziano@princeton.edu

Abstract

Recently, we found that electrical stimulation of motor cortex caused monkeys to make coordinated, complex movements. These evoked movements were arranged across the cortex in a map of spatial locations to which the hand moved. We suggest that some of the subdivisions previously described within primary motor and premotor cortex may represent different types of actions that monkeys tend to make in different regions of space. According to this view, primary and premotor cortex may fit together into a larger map of manual space.

PMID:
12408840
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free full text
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Support Center