motor region


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Noun1.motor region - the cortical area that influences motor movements
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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The RORI neurons, in turn, connect with neurons in the motor region of brain, suggesting they might serve as a critical link between the brain and the feet.
The motor region associated with the patient's right hand (red) lies immediately supero-lateral to the tumour.
The RORα neurons in turn connect with neurons in the motor region of brain, suggesting they might serve as a critical link between the brain and the feet.
The changes happened in the left temporal cortex, an area of the brain associated with language receptivity, as well as the primary sensory motor region of the brain.
In students who had to put more effort into their learning, greater growth was seen in an area of the motor region of the cerebral cortex (middle frontal gyrus).
There was no difference in brain activity in the motor region when participants simply watched still videos of the people they liked or disliked.
Additional analysis revealed that neural patterns related to phonemes, which compose syllables, were more distinct in the bilateral auditory regions and speech production-related frontal motor regions of the musicians' brains, as compared with non-musicians (Figure).
Their brain activity in the motor regions that we're trying to target is higher, and they're able to control the brain-computer interface a little bit better and faster," Liew said.
What we found was that people who start their music lessons earlier in life have better performance on certain kinds of tasks and also have differences in the connections between the motor regions of their brain," says psychology professor Virginia Penhune of Concordia University, who co-authored the study.
Later symptoms usually appear when more than 60 percent of nerve cells in motor regions are already destroyed, according to a report published in the February 2010 issue of the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research.
Several authors have shown that the regions activated in patients with remittent or primary progressive forms of MS performing motor tasks were the classical motor regions as well as multimodal cortical regions which are normally not activated during the performance of tasks of this kind.