Multiple representations of body movements in mesial area 6 and the adjacent cingulate cortex: An intracortical microstimulation study in the macaque monkey

@article{Luppino1991MultipleRO,
  title={Multiple representations of body movements in mesial area 6 and the adjacent cingulate cortex: An intracortical microstimulation study in the macaque monkey},
  author={Giuseppe Luppino and M. Matelli and Rosolino Camarda and Vittorio Gallese and Giacomo Rizzolatti},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={311}
}
The mesial agranular frontal cortex that lies rostral to area 4 (F1) is formed by two distinct cytoarchitectonic areas: F3, located caudally, and F6, located rostrally. In the present experiments we investigated the organization of F3 and F6 by observing the motor responses evoked by their intracortical electrical microstimulation. Our main purpose was to find out whether the cytoarchitectonic subdivision of the mesial agranular frontal cortex into two areas has a physiological counterpart. 
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