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The Intelligent Movement MachineAn Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System$
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Michael Graziano

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326703

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.001.0001

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What Can Be Learned from Electrical Stimulation?

What Can Be Learned from Electrical Stimulation?

(p.85) Chapter 6 What Can Be Learned from Electrical Stimulation?
The Intelligent Movement Machine

Michael S. A. Graziano

Oxford University Press

Microstimulation is now considered one of the principle methods used to study brain function. This chapter provides a brief history and review of the stimulation technique. Topics covered include surface stimulation, hypothalamic stimulation, eye movement studies, traditional studies in motor cortex, and controversy over electrical stimulation studies.

Keywords:   microstimulation, brain function, motor cortex, stimulation techniques, eye movement

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