Estrogen and sequential movement.

  title={Estrogen and sequential movement.},
  author={Patricia Joan Jennings and Jeri S. Janowsky and Eric S. Orwoll},
  journal={Behavioral neuroscience},
  volume={112 1},
Normal movement depends in part on the brain's ability to produce and use dopamine, which regulates basal ganglia function. Behavioral, neuroanatomical, and neurophysiological data suggest that the basal ganglia are critical for the performance of sequential movement. Dopaminergic function is modulated by estrogen in animals and in humans. To test the hypothesis that estrogen modulates sequential movement, this study measured the reaction time (RT) and movement time (MT) of 15 women and 10 men… CONTINUE READING
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