SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE N623 - Week 12
Voluntary movement, Central motor system
Introductory Readings for discussion on November 16.
Principles of Neuroscience (2000) eds. Kandel, ER, Schwartz, JH, and Jessel, TM. Chapter 38.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on November 16.
Evarts EV (1966) Pyramidal tract activity associated with a conditioned hand movement in the monkey. J Neurophysiol 29:1011-1027. Fetz EE, Cheney PD (1980) Postspike facilitation of forelimb muscle activity by primate corticomotoneuronal cells. J Neurophysiol 44:751-772. Georgopoulos AP, Schwartz AB, Kettner RE (1986) Neuronal population coding of movement direction. Science 233:1416-1419.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on November 19.
Kakei S, Hoffman DS, Strick PL (1999) Muscle and movement representations in the primary motor cortex. Science 285:2136-2139. Tanji J, Shima K (1994) Role for supplementary motor area cells in planning several movements ahead. Nature. 1994 371:413-416. Jueptner M, Stephan KM, Frith CD, Brooks DJ, Frackowiak RS, Passingham RE (1997) Anatomy of motor learning. I. Frontal cortex and attention to action. J Neurophysiol 77:1313-1324.