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*  Zona incerta
... "limbic-motor integration". Visceral survival activities. Zona incerta controls such activities as water and food intake, ... Sensory-motor activities. At rest sensory input to the higher sensory areas of the cerebral cortex is gated through the ... In monkeys for example neuronal activity in the zona incerta "pauses" before the start of a saccade and resumes at the end of a ... This is sometimes called the motor part of the zona incerta nucleus. This is the area targeted by deep brain stimulation area ...
*  Ovulatory shift hypothesis
doi:10.3168/jds.s0022-0302(86)80748-2. Mead, Larissa A.; Hargreaves, Eric L.; Galea, Liisa A. M. (1996). Motor Activity and ... Subsequent research showed that a variety of species experience an increase in the frequency of spontaneous activity and motor ... Adams, David B.; Gold, Alice Ross; Burt, Anne D. (1978). "Rise in female-initiated sexual activity at ovulation and Its ... Some of the earliest studies on human ovulatory shifts explored whether women engage in more instances of sexual activity ...
*  Catatonia
People with catatonia may experience an extreme loss of motor skill or even constant hyperactive motor activity. Catatonic ... Motor activity is nearly non-existent. Individuals in this state make little or no eye contact with others and may be mute and ... Excessive glutamate activity is believed to be involved in catatonia; when first-line treatment options fail, NMDA antagonists ... Catatonia is a state of psycho-motor immobility and behavioral abnormality manifested by stupor. It was first described in 1874 ...
*  Anatomy of the cerebellum
This helps the continuous adjustment of motor activity. The initiation of the movement is relayed to cerebellum via the ... It shows greatest activity during speech, with a one-sided predominance consistent with a possible linkage (via the thalamus) ... The motor cortex and somatosensory cortex projects onto the ipsilateral inferior and accessory olivary nuclei, then forming the ... with the motor speech area. When lesions occur in the association areas linked to the cerebellum by corticopontocerebellar ...
*  Delirium
Motor activity alterations are very common in delirium. They have been used to define clinical subtypes (hypoactive, ... including altered motor activity and fragmented sleep-wake cycle. Phenomenology studies suggest that core symptoms occur with ... cytokines pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory activities) and GFAP (marker of astrocyte activity). These results might ... One functional MRI study reported a reversible reduction in activity in brain areas localising with cognition and attention ...
*  Body part as an object
Action schemas explain how we develop motor skills and performance of many complex motor-activities. Essentially, the more an ... The IO pantomime activity was largely lateralized in the left hemisphere, namely in the bilateral supplementary motor areas, ... Interestingly, viewing tools potentiates motor activity related to the specific tool-use. This phenomenon is different from ... Studies of motor apraxia use BPO measures to better understand gestural impairment in apraxic patients, and often consider ...
*  Pentabromopseudilin
"The mechanism of pentabromopseudilin inhibition of myosin motor activity". Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 16 (1): 80-88 ... PBP also demonstrates a wide variety of in vitro biological functions including antitumor activity, antifungal activity, myosin ... Early investigations from this first report pointed at intrigue in regards to the pyrrole's particularly potent activity ... and demonstrates a high in vitro activity (IC50 = 0.1 μM) against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). As such, ...
*  Gene therapy in Parkinson's disease
People with PD may develop disturbance in their motor activities. Some activities can be tremor or shaking, rigidity and slow ... This therapy consists on transferring the TH and GTP cyclohydrolase 1 genes into the MSNs because the endogenous AADC activity ... In this study, they used glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD). They introduced genetic material in the brain related to motor ...
*  Face perception
Libertus, Klaus; Needham, Amy (2014-05-14). "Face preference in infancy and its relation to motor activity". International ... This increased activity also correlates with increased amygdala activity in the same situations. The emotional processing ... However, there is activity near the fusiform gyrus, as well as in occipital areas. when infants are exposed to faces, and it ... The activity found by Gauthier when participants viewed non-face objects was not as strong as when participants were viewing ...
*  Cat anatomy
The stomach of the cat can be divided into distinct regions of motor activity. The proximal end of the stomach relaxes when ... Lacquaniti, F.; Grasso, R.; Zago, M. (1 August 1999). "Motor Patterns in Walking". News Physiol. Sci. 14 (4): 168-174. PMID ...
*  Myosin
In some cases, the tail domain may play a role in regulating motor activity. Multiple myosin II molecules generate force in ... The velocity of a myosin motor depends upon the rate at which it passes through a complete kinetic cycle of ATP binding to the ... Myosin IX is a group of single-headed motor proteins. It was first shown to be minus-end directed, but a later study showed ... 2003). Molecular Motors. Wiley-VCH. pp. 516, 518. ISBN 3-527-30594-7. Reddy, Anireddy S. N.; Day, Irene S. (2001). "Analysis of ...
*  Anthony A. Hyman
Hyman, A. A.; Mitchison, T. J. (1991). "Two different microtubule-based motor activities with opposite polarities in ... Hyman, A. A. (1991). "Preparation of marked microtubules for the assay of the polarity of microtubule-based motors by ... "Control of microtubule dynamics by the antagonistic activities of XMAP215 and XKCM1 in Xenopus egg extracts". Nature Cell ... atypical hydrolysable GTP analog GMPCPP various fluorescent tubulin derivatives assays for motors and microtubule polarity ...
*  Dynactin
Gaglio, T.; Saredi, A; Bingham, JB; Hasbani, MJ; Gill, SR; Schroer, TA; Compton, DA (1996). "Opposing motor activities are ... Motor protein Dynein DCTN1 Centractin Schroer Trina A (November 2004). "Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology". ... Dynactin is often essential for dynein activity and can be thought of as a "dynein receptor" that modulates binding of dynein ... Dynactin also enhances the processivity of cytoplasmic dynein and kinesin-2 motors. Dynactin is involved in various processes ...
*  Kinesin family member 11
"Ran stimulates spindle assembly by altering microtubule dynamics and the balance of motor activities". Nat Cell Biol. 3 (3): ... The motor domain or motor head is at the N-terminus and performs ATP hydrolysis and binds to microtubules. Kinesin-5 motors ... This motor is essential for mitosis in most organisms, wherein it participates in the self-assembly of the microtubule-based ... The motor may also play a role in the proper development of mammalian neuronal processes, including growth cone navigation and ...
*  Dimethyl tetrachloroterephthalate
Decreased motor activity and poor sight reflexes were also observed in a study on New Zealand white rabbits that were exposed ... The effects on the rabbits included decreased motor activity and poor reflexes. In the U.S. The Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996 ...
*  Motilin
However, at low pH it inhibits gastric motor activity, whereas at high pH it has a stimulatory effect. Some studies in dogs ... Brown JC, Cook MA, Dryburgh JR (May 1973). "Motilin, a gastric motor activity stimulating polypeptide: the complete amino acid ... predicted that alkali could either release stimulus to activate motor activity or prevent the secretion of inhibitory hormone. ... "Relationship between porcine motilin-induced migrating motor complex-like activity, vagal integrity, and endogenous motilin ...
*  Constructional apraxia
They require normal vision and the ability to execute a series of motor activities. When looking at performance, it is ... Motor imagery is a process by which a specific action is mimicked in the working memory without a corresponding motor output. ... Since constructional apraxia is a visuospatial problem not a motor problem, rehabilitation-treatment based on motor imagery has ... Vromen A, Verbunt JA, Rasquin S, Wade DT (2011). "Motor imagery in patients with a right hemisphere stroke and unilateral ...
*  Neurobiological effects of physical exercise
Pratali L, Mastorci F, Vitiello N, Sironi A, Gastaldelli A, Gemignani A (November 2014). "Motor Activity in Aging: An ... One of the possible mechanisms by which physical activity may benefit cognition is that physical activity maintains brain ... responsible for motor coordination and motor learning Caudate nucleus - responsible for stimulus-response learning and ... Instead of physical activity being unrelated to memory in children between 4 and 18 years of age, it may be that preadolescents ...
*  Nuciferine
It induces sedation, hypothermia, ptosis, and (in higher doses) catalepsy; it inhibits spontaneous motor activity, conditioned ...
*  James B. Preston
In: Neurophysiological Basis of Normal and Abnormal Motor Activity. Ed. Yahr and Purpura, Raven Press, 1967, pp. 61-74. Stewart ... Strick, P.L. and Preston, J.B. Input-output organization of the primate motor cortex. In: Motor Control in Health and Disease. ... Strick, P.L. and Preston, J.B. Multiple motor representation in the primate motor cortex. Brain Res. 154: 366-370, 1978. Strick ... I. Motor Output Organization. J. Neurophysiol. 48: 139-149, 1982. Strick, P.L. and Preston, J.B. Two representations of the ...
*  Emotional self-regulation
Psycho-motor activities like exercising, listening to music and walking, reading, exercising, etc. This helps the induced ... Regular physical activity has also been shown to reduce emotional distress and improve emotional control. Sleep plays a role in ... This is a result of both increased amygdala activity and a disconnect between the amygdala and the prefrontal cortex, which ... Build mastery by being active in activities that make one feel competent and effective to combat helplessness and hopelessness ...
*  Behavioral neuroscience
... which increases motor activity. Transcranial magnetic stimulation - In some cases (for example, studies of motor cortex), this ... "Controlling Neuronal Activity." American Journal of Psychiatry 165:562, May 2008 doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.08030444 Zhang, et ... Multielectrode recording - The use of a bundle of fine electrodes to record the simultaneous activity of up to hundreds of ... Descartes also elaborated on a theory in which the pneumatics of bodily fluids could explain reflexes and other motor behavior ...
*  Muscle weakness
During motor activity, serotonin released in synapses that contact motoneurons promotes muscle contraction. During high level ... of motor activity, the amount of serotonin released increases and a spillover occurs. Serotonin binds to extrasynaptic ... Central fatigue is a reduction in the neural drive or nerve-based motor command to working muscles that results in a decline in ... in the role of serotonergic pathways for several years because its concentration in the brain increases with motor activity. ...
*  Fatigue (medical)
During motor activity, serotonin released in synapses that contact motoneurons promotes muscle contraction. During high level ... of motor activity, the amount of serotonin released increases and a spillover occurs. Serotonin binds to extrasynaptic ... The onset of muscle fatigue during physical activity is gradual, and depends upon an individual's level of physical fitness, ... The onset of mental fatigue during any cognitive activity is gradual, and depends upon an individual's cognitive ability, and ...
*  Alex Karczmar
... and sexual and motor activity (Karczmar and Koehn, 1980; Karczmar, 1980), and in phenomena such as seizures (Karczmar, 1974), ...
*  Stirling
The Peak, a new Sports Village, was opened in April 2009 to cater for a range of sporting activities. In June 2014, Stirling ... Royal Stirling (1972) colour and sound 23 mins - Includes a lion cub at the castle, motor racing and shots of Blair Drummond ...