Visuomotor neurons: ambiguity of the discharge or 'motor' perception?

  title={Visuomotor neurons: ambiguity of the discharge or 'motor' perception?},
  author={Luciano Fadiga and Leonardo Fogassi and Vittorio Gallese and Giacomo Rizzolatti},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  volume={35 2-3},
The cortical motor system has been classically considered as the unitary, output stage of the brain processing of sensory information. According to this idea, the motor cortex - the acting brain - receives the result of the perceptual processing (visual, acoustical, tactile, etc.) elaborated by the 'associative cortex'. During the last two decades this perspective has been challenged by a series of anatomical, hodological, and neurophysiological data. This converging evidence delineates a… CONTINUE READING

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