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– cardiovascular control
– respiratory control
– ongoing posture
adjustments KNES 462 4 ©FK ‘08 Superior Colliculus: Sensorimotor Integration
• Example: Interaction
between visual and
motor maps colliculus--little hill visual ﬁrst the visual neruons then the oculomotor nuerons-- visual
motor KNES 462 5 © FK ‘08 Brain Stem Different roles of both systems in motor function:
• Medial system phylogenetically the oldest component of
the descending tracts, important for maintaining posture
• Lateral system for finer distal motor control; in primates
this function largely assumed by the corticospinal tract. rubro spinal tract is not quite clear. 6 KNES 462 © FK ‘08...
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This document was uploaded on 03/19/2014 for the course KNES 462 at Maryland.
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