Experience-dependent changes in cerebellar contributions to motor sequence learning

  title={Experience-dependent changes in cerebellar contributions to motor sequence learning},
  author={Julien Doyon and Allen W. Song and Avi Karni and François M. Lalonde and Michelle M. Adams and Leslie G. Ungerleider},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  pages={1017 - 1022}
Studies in experimental animals and humans have stressed the role of the cerebellum in motor skill learning. Yet, the relative importance of the cerebellar cortex and deep nuclei, as well as the nature of the dynamic functional changes occurring between these and other motor-related structures during learning, remains in dispute. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging and a motor sequence learning paradigm in humans, we found evidence of an experience-dependent shift of activation from the… 

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