Neural correlates of tic severity and cognitive control in children with Tourette syndrome.

@article{Baym2008NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of tic severity and cognitive control in children with Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Carol L. Baym and Blythe A Corbett and Samantha B. Wright and Silvia A. Bunge},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={131 Pt 1},
  pages={165-79}
}
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by involuntary motor and phonic tics. It is hypothesized that excess dopamine leads to an imbalance in the pathways through the basal ganglia, resulting in unchecked movements via thalamic disinhibition. It has been unclear whether TS is associated with cognitive control deficits as well as pure motor control deficits, or whether cognitive deficits are associated with the presence of comorbid conditions. Furthermore, little… CONTINUE READING
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