Motor Control- History Techniques

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Introduction to Motor  Introduction to Motor  Control Control
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What is Human Motor Control? What is Human Motor Control? Definition: Definition:   The study of how the  body moves or is  stabilized in space. movement and posture Basis for nearly all of our  interactions with the  environment and  everything we do,  including:  standing,  walking,  reaching/grasping, eye  movements .
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  Camillo Golgi  – discovered neurons accidentally 1843-1926 Discovery of Neurons in the 1800s Discovery of Neurons in the 1800s
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Discovery of Neurons in the 1800s Discovery of Neurons in the 1800s Santiago y Cajal  neurons as separate  structures- opposite  conclusion of Golgi  Neuron Doctrine-identifies  neurons as the most basic  structural and functional units  of the nervous system 1852-1934
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Paul Broca:  1861 Expressive aphasia   cannot  express yourself using speech Karl Wernicke:  1876 Receptive aphasia   can speak but  you have no idea what you are  saying; can hear but cannot interpret Localization of Function Localization of Function
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course MOVESCI 110 taught by Professor Katch during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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