Posterior parietal association cortex of the monkey: command functions for operations within extrapersonal space.

  title={Posterior parietal association cortex of the monkey: command functions for operations within extrapersonal space.},
  author={Vernon B. Mountcastle and James C. Lynch and Angeliki Georgopoulos and Hideo Sakata and Carlos Acu{\~n}a},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={38 4},
Experiments were made on the posterior parietal association cortical areas 5 and in 17 hemispheres of 11 monkeys, 6 M. mulatta and 5 M. arctoides. The electrical signs of the activity of single cortical cells were recorded with microelectrodes in waking animals as they carried out certain behavioral acts in response to a series of sensory cues. The behavioral paradigms were one for detection alone, and a second for detection plus projection of the arm to contact a stationary or moving target… 

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