Stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus and impulsivity: release your horses.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE In Parkinson disease (PD) patients, deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) may contribute to certain impulsive behavior during high-conflict decisions. A neurocomputational model of the basal ganglia has recently been proposed that suggests this behavioral aspect may be related to the role played by the STN in relaying a… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ana.21795

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