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The striatum and self-paced movements.

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Monkeys (Macacca fascicularis) were tested for their ability to perform learned, self-initiated arm movements for reward, both before and after receiving bilateral putamen lesions. The rate at which they made the movements was significantly reduced postoperatively, but their performance on a visually cued control task was normal. It is argued that the impairment was not a consequence of poor motor control or motivation, but that it reflected a reduced capacity to recall learned movements in t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Behavioral neuroscience
Volume:
112
Issue:
3
Pages:
719-724
Publication date:
1998-06-05
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EISSN:
1939-0084
ISSN:
0735-7044
URN:
uuid:619fcd0f-8fef-4903-b54b-d12bcab10f3e
Source identifiers:
30838
Local pid:
pubs:30838

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