Seven problems on the basal ganglia

@article{Nambu2008SevenPO,
  title={Seven problems on the basal ganglia},
  author={Atsushi Nambu},
  journal={Current Opinion in Neurobiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={595-604}
}
  • A. Nambu
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology
Our knowledge on the functions of the basal ganglia has increased enormously during the last two decades. However, we still do not completely understand the primary function of the basal ganglia. In this article, I review fundamental problems on the basal ganglia that have emerged from recent findings, and propose their solutions in the following seven topics: first, organization of the cortico-basal ganglia loop, second, limitations of the 'direct and indirect pathways model', third… Expand
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