What does the cerebellum really do?

  title={What does the cerebellum really do?},
  author={Mitchell Glickstein},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • M. Glickstein
  • Published 9 October 2007
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Biology
Summary The cerebellum is a large part of the brain in all vertebrates. In humans it constitutes about ten percent of the total brain weight, but the small granule cells of the cerebellar cortex are densely packed so that the cerebellum contains more neurons than all of the rest of the brain. Although it has a uniform cellular structure in mammals and birds, there is great variability in the relative size of its parts. In mammals the cerebellum can be roughly divided into three parasagittal… Expand
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