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primary motor cortex

Known as: Areas, Precentral Motor, Motor Areas, Precentral, Motor Cortex, Primary 
A thin band of cells on the posterior portion of the precentral gyrus. It forms a parallel band just anterior to primary motor cortex, and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The thickness of the cerebral cortex was measured in 106 non-demented participants ranging in age from 18 to 93 years. For each… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Transcranially applied weak direct currents are capable of modulating motor cortical excitability in the human. Anodal… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We used transneuronal transport of neurotropic viruses to examine the topographic organization of circuits linking the cerebellar… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Behavioural studies indicate that a newly acquired motor skill is rapidly consolidated from an initially unstable state to a more… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
One fundamental function of primary motor cortex (MI) is to control voluntary movements. Recent evidence suggests that this role… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
What aspects of movement are represented in the primary motor cortex (M1): relatively low-level parameters like muscle force, or… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
Behavioral and neurophysiological studies suggest that skill learning can be mediated by discrete, experience-driven changes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The monkey premotor cortex contains neurons that discharge during action execution and during observation of actions made by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This study was undertaken to document plastic changes in the functional topography of primary motor cortex (M1) that are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
1. Intracortical microstimulation (ICMS) techniques were used to derive detailed maps of distal forelimb movement representations… Expand