Motor Control

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Motor Control 09/02/2009 00:40:00 3 principles of motor control it is hierarchically organized from the association cortex to the muscle. Most  movements conducted by lower levels in the hierarchy. Motor output guided by sensory input through sensory feedback, which  makes adjustments to complete continuous movements. Learning involves creating motor programs in which consciously-controlled,  higher-level movements become more automated and lower-level The Association Cortex The prefrontal cortex and posterior parietal cortex controls attention and  directs action Apraxia – disorder of voluntary movement that is not attributable to a simple  motor deficit  Secondary Motor Cortex Areas include supplementary motor area (SMA) and the premotor cortex Receive inputs from sensory and association areas and directly project onto  primary motor cortex
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