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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
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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
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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
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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
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