motor area


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Noun1.motor area - the cortical area that influences motor movements
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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The real injury was a depressed fracture of the skull, extending right up through the motor area.
There is a general agreement within the literature that, as in the cerebral cortex, input is somatotopically organized, although Holmes does describe it as a rudimentary organization, being much less spatially resolved than within the motor area of the cortex.
But with memory tasks, like map reading, men show more activity than women in the brain region known as the supplementary motor area.
In a classic study Roland, Lassen, Larsen & Skinhoj (1980) and Roland, Skinhoj, Lassen & Larsen (1980), using positron emission tomography (PET), observed an increase in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in both the primary motor cortex (PMC) and the supplementary motor area (SMA) during the performance of a finger apposition task.
With both the blocks and dots, the team found, when subjects attempted to predict physical outcomes, the most responsive brain regions included the premotor cortex and the supplementary motor area -- the brain's action planning areas.
found that high-frequency rTMS over the supplementary motor area (SMA) improved IRLS-RS scores significantly after 5 and 10 sessions of stimulation.
SAP systems also receive payments from citizens and businesses in the motor area, forming collections of excise taxes, corporate taxes, VAT and labor market contributions.
They found that groups with substance misuse had less activation in the stop success orbital, the stop success right frontal, and the stop success presupple-mentary motor area networks.
A major projection site of the output nuclei of the basal ganglia is the supplementary motor area (SMA).
Her seizures had never been accompanied by laughter, but as soon as the current struck the left superior frontal gyrus - part of the human supplementary motor area - she collapsed in hysterics.
These studies indicated that in relatively unpractised sequential tasks imaginary movement was associated principally with activity in the supplementary motor area in the absence of activity in the primary motor cortex.
The team found the overall relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness levels and higher executive function may be partially explained through activation in a region of the brain called the anterior cingulate cortex and the supplementary motor area (ACC/SMA).