A special effort will made (1) to determine, within these circuits, the respective role of the cortex and the striatum in a variety of behavioral patterns which we assume to be organized by these fronto-striatal circuits; (2) to better understand the cognitive and the behavioral impairments resulting from lesions of the frontal lobe and the basal ganglia observed in a variety of neuropsychiatric disorders (Frontal lobe dementias, Parkinson`s disease).
What does BG stand for?
BG stands for Basal Ganglia
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The findings, which challenge the classical view of basal ganglia function, were published online in Nature on Jan.
If you remove the basal ganglia in a bird that hasn't yet learned to sing, it will never learn to do so," he said.
Using magnetic resonance imaging, the authors determined that occupational exposure to Mn was associated with elevated GABA levels in the thalamus and adjacent basal ganglia.
The basal ganglia are typically normal in hemochromatosis.
Six of the papers were previously published in Text of Therapeutic Cortical Stimulation, Recent Breakthroughs in Basal Ganglia Research, and Basal Ganglia and Thalamus: Their Role in Cognition and Behavior.
Furthermore, a correlation between declining cognitive function and the loss of volume in certain brain structures, including the basal ganglia and caudate nucleus, has also been reported.
Those who were obese had even more extensive loss in the frontal and temporal lobes, which are critical for planning and memory; in the anterior cingulate gyrus, which affects attention; the hippocampus, which controls long-term memory and the basal ganglia.