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Organization of Secondary Motor Areas of Cerebral Cortex

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Motor Control

  1. Mario Wiesendanger

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010224

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Wiesendanger, M. 2011. Organization of Secondary Motor Areas of Cerebral Cortex. Comprehensive Physiology. 1121–1147.

Author Information

  1. Institut de Physiologie, Université, de Fribourg, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Scope of Chapter
  • 2
    Methodological Approach in Historical Perspective
  • 3
    Primary and Secondary Motor Areas: Cytoarchitectonic Maps and Terminology
  • 4
    Premotor Area
    • 4.1
      Structure and General Considerations
    • 4.2
      Lesions of Premotor Cortex
    • 4.3
      Electrical Stimulation of Premotor Cortex
    • 4.4
      Electrical Activity Recorded in Premotor Cortex of Unconscious Animals
    • 4.5
      Single-Unit Recordings in Premotor Cortex of Conscious Monkeys
    • 4.6
      Synthesis
  • 5
    Supplementary Motor Area
    • 5.1
      Definition and Historical Note
    • 5.2
      Structural Relationship of Supplementary Motor Area
    • 5.3
      Effects of Electrical Stimulation of Supplementary Motor Area and Epilepsy
    • 5.4
      Deficits Following Supplementary Motor Area Lesions
    • 5.5
      Electrophysiology of Supplementary Motor Area
    • 5.6
      Studies on Activation of Supplementary Motor Area in Human Beings
    • 5.7
      Synthesis
  • 6
    Somatosensory Cortical Areas SI And SII
    • 6.1
      Critical Review of Evidence for Motor Features of Areas SI and SII
    • 6.2
      Concept of Corticofugal Control of Somatosensory Transmission
    • 6.3
      Synthesis
  • 7
    Parietal Association Cortex Viewed as A Motor Area (A Short Introduction)
    • 7.1
      Lesions of Parietal Association Cortex and Electrical Stimulation
    • 7.2
      Structural Relationships With Motor Areas
    • 7.3
      Command Functions of Parietal Lobe
    • 7.4
      Synthesis
  • 8
    Addendum