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The preparation, execution and suppression of copied movements in the human brain.

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We used positron emission tomography (PET) to measure movement set-related changes in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) when human subjects were asked to copy hand movements. Movement set-related activity in the brain is thought to reflect the processes of movement selection, preparation and inhibition. Four conditions were used. In the first condition, prepare and execute (PE), the hand stimulus to be copied was shown to subjects 3 s before an auditory "go"-cue instructed subjects to execu...

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10.1007/s002210050412

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Experimental brain research More from this journal
Volume:
120
Issue:
3
Pages:
386-398
Publication date:
1998-06-01
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
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English
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pubs:22643
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uuid:a716934b-dbc1-43cd-9b40-edfbd7d7f7f7
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22643
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2012-12-19

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