Functional architecture of basal ganglia circuits: neural substrates of parallel processing

  title={Functional architecture of basal ganglia circuits: neural substrates of parallel processing},
  author={G. E. Alexander and M. Crutcher},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
  • G. E. Alexander, M. Crutcher
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Neurosciences
  • Concepts of basal ganglia organization have changed markedly over the past decade, due to significant advances in our understanding of the anatomy, physiology and pharmacology of these structures. Independent evidence from each of these fields has reinforced a growing perception that the functional architecture of the basal ganglia is essentially parallel in nature, regardless of the perspective from which these structures are viewed. This represents a significant departure from earlier… CONTINUE READING
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