Historical Review of the Significance of the Cerebellum and the Role of Purkinje Cells in Motor Learning

@article{Ito2002HistoricalRO,
  title={Historical Review of the Significance of the Cerebellum and the Role of Purkinje Cells in Motor Learning},
  author={Masao Ito},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={978}
}
  • Masao Ito
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: Classic studies of the cerebellum before the middle of the twentieth century established the structural entity of the cerebellum and characterized its function as enabling animals and humans to carry out smooth and accurate movements, even at a high speed and without visual feedback. In the 1960s, neuronal circuit structures of the cerebellum were analyzed in detail, which promoted computational approaches toward the study of neuronal network principles of the cerebellum. In the 1970s… 

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