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Motor cortex helps drive serial memory
In discerning sequence information, animals may rely on a part of the brain often thought to control only muscle movements.
Carpenter, A.F., A.P. Georgopoulos, and G. Pellizzer. 1999. Motor cortical encoding of serial order in a context-recall task. Science 283(March 12):1752.
Apostolos P. Georgopoulos
University of Minnesota
Center for Cognitive Sciences
Minneapolis, MN 55455
James C. Houk
Northwestern University Medical School
Department of Physiology
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303 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
From Science News, Vol. 155, No. 11, March 13, 1999, p. 165. Copyright © 1999, Science Service.
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