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 Differential Involvement of the Prefrontal, Premotor, and Primary Motor Cortices in Rule‐Based Motor Behavior

Eiji Hoshi

in Neuroscience of Rule-Guided Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195314274
eISBN:
9780199786695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314274.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the differential involvement of multiple areas of the lateral frontal cortex in rule‐based behavior. It presents evidence obtained from physiological and anatomical studies of ... More


Early Experiments on Motor Cortex

Michael S. A. Graziano

in The Intelligent Movement Machine: An Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326703
eISBN:
9780199864867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the emergence of dominant ideas about motor cortex. It traces motor cortex research from its beginning to motor maps of Penfield and Boldrey (1937) and Woolsey et al. (1952). ... More


 The Role of the Posterior Frontolateral Cortex in Task‐Related Control

Marcel Brass, Jan Derrfuss, and Yves von Cramon

in Neuroscience of Rule-Guided Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195314274
eISBN:
9780199786695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314274.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on different aspects of rule‐guided behavior, its functional neuroanatomy and role in cognitive control and, more specifically, cognitive flexibility. First, it argues that an ... More


BCIs That Use Signals Recorded in Parietal or Premotor Cortex

Hansjörg Scherberger

in Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter reviews the roles of the parietal and premotor cortices in motor planning and discusses brain-computer interface (BCI) studies that have focused on these brain areas. BCIs based on ... More


Motor functions of non-primary cortical motor areas

Robert Porter and Roger Lemon

in Corticospinal Function and Voluntary Movement

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523758
eISBN:
9780191724404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523758.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Although a few observations exist concerning the connections made by individual cells in postarcuate premotor cortex, the role of these connections in conveying to the primary motor cortex signals ... More


Neural bases of rhythm prediction

Ricarda I. Schubotz

in Attention and Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the role of the inferior ventral premotor cortex in rhythm prediction. It discusses the results of studies which used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technique to ... More


Neural Mechanisms for Action Observation

Beatriz Calvo-Merino

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The discovery of mirror neurons in the macaque monkey, or neurons in the premotor cortex that respond during the execution and perception of motor acts, established the first neurophysiological ... More


Evolution of the primate prefrontal cortex

Richard E. Passingham and Steven P. Wise

in The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex: Anatomy, Evolution, and the Origin of Insight

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199552917
eISBN:
9780191741807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199552917.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter compares the prefrontal (PF) cortex in a diversity of living and extinct species to understand better the evolution of the PF cortex. It explains that the granular PF cortex first ... More


Sensory and Motor Brain Areas Supporting Biological Motion Perception:: Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Studies

Ayse Pinar Saygin

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter summarizes recent research on biological motion perception using structural brain imaging and lesion-mapping techniques in brain-lesioned patients. It also explores how these findings ... More


Dorsal prefrontal cortex: generating goals based on recent events

Richard E. Passingham and Steven P. Wise

in The Neurobiology of the Prefrontal Cortex: Anatomy, Evolution, and the Origin of Insight

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199552917
eISBN:
9780191741807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199552917.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter examines the role of the dorsal prefrontal (PF) cortex in the generation of goals based on timing, order, and spatial contexts. It explains the connection between the dorsal PF cortex ... More


The role of mirror neurons in goal coding and intention understanding

Leonardo Fogassi and Luca Bonini

in New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Goal coding is a fundamental feature of the functional organization of the motor system. It explains pragmatic knowledge of objects and space and is at the core of mirror neuron function, providing ... More


Actions

David Kemmerer

in Concepts in the Brain: The View From Cross-linguistic Diversity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190682620
eISBN:
9780190682651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682620.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter explores how typological findings about action concepts can inform neuroscientific work on their cortical implementation. Because common representational patterns in the cross-linguistic ... More


Inhibitory Control and Self-Control

Alejandra Sel and Joshua Shepherd

in Surrounding Self-Control

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197500941
eISBN:
9780197500972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500941.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter first considers what it would take to offer a scientific account of self-control. It then focuses on one aspect of this larger project, by focusing on a capacity central to many ... More


Primates of the past: Arboreal achievements

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, Mary K. L. Baldwin, and Kim S. Graham

in The Evolutionary Road to Human Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198828051
eISBN:
9780191866708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828051.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

In this chapter, a mummified monkey’s paw causes big trouble; a bushbaby eyes a wicked witch; and a monkey pigs out on fresh berries. But mainly we consider memories that evolved in early primates. ... More


Mirror Neurons and the Simulation Theory of Mindreading

(with Vittorio Gallese)

in Joint Ventures: Mindreading, Mirroring, and Embodied Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199874187
eISBN:
9780190267674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199874187.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter deals with understanding other people's behavior through the application of Neurophysiology and Developmental Psychology. It explains that humans' mindreading skills might be dependent ... More


Noninvasive Estimation of Local Field Potentials: Methods and Applications

Rolando Grave de Peralta Menendez, Micah M. Murray, Gregor Thut, Theodor Landis, and Sara L. Gonzalez Andino

in Brain Signal Analysis: Advances in Neuroelectric and Neuromagnetic Methods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013086
eISBN:
9780262258876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013086.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter offers a novel method for estimating local field potentials (LFPs) via a newly developed solution for the neuroelectromagnetic inverse problem, and discusses an approach to construct ... More


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