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Motor Cortex

Known as: Cortex, Motor, Somatomotor Area, Area, Somatomotor 
Area of the FRONTAL LOBE concerned with primary motor control located in the dorsal PRECENTRAL GYRUS immediately anterior to the central sulcus. It… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Apart from its function in speech motor control, the supplementary motor area (SMA) has largely been neglected in models of… Expand
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2016
Review
2016
Freezing of gait (FOG) is a common and debilitating, but largely mysterious, symptom of Parkinson disease. In this review, we… Expand
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2010
Review
2010
Although cells in many brain regions respond to reward, the cortical-basal ganglia circuit is at the heart of the reward system… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
When we observe someone performing an action, do our brains simulate making that action? Acquired motor skills offer a unique way… Expand
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2001
Review
2001
I wish to thank Eric Kandel, James McGaugh, Earl Miller, and Thomas O'Dell for their comments on the manuscript. 
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The cerebellum is known to project via the thalamus to multiple motor areas of the cerebral cortex. In this study, we examined… Expand
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1999
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1999
Prior to the twentieth century, theories of knowledge were inherently perceptual. Since then, developments in logic, statistics… Expand
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1995
Review
1995
Assessments of anterior cingulate cortex in experimental animals and humans have led to unifying theories of its structural… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
1. We used transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to study the role of plastic changes of the human motor system in the… Expand
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1991
Review
1991
In recent years, many new cortical areas have been identified in the macaque monkey. The number of identified connections between… Expand
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