NEURONAL CODING OF SERIAL ORDER : Syntax of Grooming in the Neostriatum

  title={NEURONAL CODING OF SERIAL ORDER : Syntax of Grooming in the Neostriatum},
  author={J. Wayne Aldridge and Kent and Berridge and Mark S. Herman and Lee A. Zimmer},
How does the brain create rule-governed sequences of behavior? An answer to this question may come from a surprising source: the neostriatum (caudate nucleus and plltamen). Traditionally, the neostriatum has been considered part ofthe brain's motor system, but its colltribution to the preparation or execution of movement is recognized generally to concern high-level motor functions. Recent work implicates the neostriatum in disorders of sequential action and thought, as in the repetition of… CONTINUE READING


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