Representations of space for action in the human motor system: A revision to the classical view


Ehud Zohary

(Hebrew University)

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Date: 10/24/2012


Our understanding how target-directed actions are represented in the brain, is quite limited. Probably, the best cases in which some insight has been gained over the years, are (1) the representation of simple directional limb movement in primary motor cortex (termed M1), and (2) the encoding of saccades in the occulomotor system. In this talk I will suggest that even these classics should be somewhat revised.

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Created: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012