Central Pattern Generators (Fragment)

Scott L Hooper, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA Central pattern generators (CPGs) are neural networks that can produce rhythmic patterned outputs without rhythmic sensory or central input. CPGs underlie the production of most rhythmic motor patterns and have been extensively studied as models of neural network function. Introduction A central goal of neuroscience is to…

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Control of action as mediated by the human frontal lobe (Fragment)

Rüdiger J. Seitz · Klaus Martin Stephan, Ferdinand Binkofski. Abstract Conscious control of action involves the voluntary initiation and the continuous adjustment of motor activity. Neuroimaging data provide evidence that the plan for a movement is developed with respect to the behavioral context in prefrontal cortex, while the synergies of a motor program are coded…

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