Motor system neurons not only control movement, they also incite action.
A set of neurons in the subthalamic nucleus have been implicated in canceling planned behaviors or actions.
A new study reports the larger the growth of areas associated with thinking in the cortex, the slower the growth of regions associated with emotional, sensory and motor skills.
Researchers discovered that as a bird sings, some neurons in its brain prepare to make the next sound while others are synchronized with the coordination of physical actions.
A transcranial magnetic stimulation study revealed the motor cortex may play a role in translating foreign language words into one's native tongue.