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THE MOTOR CORTEX-from "The Brain from Top to Bottom". Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at for therapy resources


Neuroscience Online: An Electronic Textbook for the Neurosciences | Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy - The University of Texas Medical School at Houston: great review of neuro along with short video descriptions of things


A tiny device implanted next to the brain’s motor cortex could one day help paralysed people move their limbs again.

from ADDitude Magazine

New Study: ADHD Looks Different in Boys’ and Girls’ Brains

"In boys, the primary motor cortex, responsible for controlling basic motor functions was most impacted. For girls, the prefrontal region of the brain, responsible for controlling motivation and emotional regulation was most affected." (Words added on


Hand Movements Indicate ADHD Severity. 2 studies, published in the journal Neurology, measure the ability of children with ADHD to control impulsive movements (motor control). In one of two studies, children with ADHD performed a finger-tapping task. Any unintentional “overflow” movements occurring on the opposite hand were noted. Children with ADHD showed more than twice the amount of overflow than typically developing children. 2nd study measured activity within the motor cortex…