Dorsal premotor area of the macaque monkey participates the preparation of grasp movements


Brain control of prehension is thought to rely on two specific brain circuits. The dorsomedial pathway is involved in the reach movements meanwhile the dorsolateral one is dealing with grasping components. However, recent studies have demonstrated that the dorsomedial pathway also takes part in grasp movement. Raos et al. found that some neurons in dorsal… (More)

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