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Functional role of the supplementary and pre-supplementary motor areas.

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The supplementary motor complex consists of the supplementary motor area, the supplementary eye field and the pre-supplementary motor area. In recent years, these areas have come under increasing scrutiny from cognitive neuroscientists, motor physiologists and clinicians because they seem to be crucial for linking cognition to action. However, theories regarding their function vary widely. This Review brings together the data regarding the supplementary motor regions, highlighting outstanding...

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10.1038/nrn2478

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Nature reviews. Neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
11
Pages:
856-869
Publication date:
2008-11-01
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EISSN:
1471-0048
ISSN:
1471-003X
Language:
English
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pubs:374817
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uuid:69d90557-b662-42d1-a347-2d268159d1b1
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pubs:374817
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374817
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2013-11-16

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