Functional organization of inferior area 6.

  title={Functional organization of inferior area 6.},
  author={Giacomo Rizzolatti},
  journal={Ciba Foundation symposium},
The rostral part of the agranular frontal cortex (area 6) of the monkey consists of two large sectors: a superior sector lying medial to the spur of the arcuate sulcus (superior area 6) and an inferior sector lying lateral to it (inferior area 6). Single neurons have been recorded from inferior area 6 in behaving monkeys (Macaca nemestrina). The results were: (a) Proximal movements are essentially represented caudally in the histochemically defined area F4. Neurons related to these movements… CONTINUE READING

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