This is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the regions of the brain which control the performance of skilled voluntary movements, especially the accurate and precise control of the use of the fingers and the hand by monkeys and humans. The significance of recent and clinical observations concerning the details of the cortico-cortical connections which contribute to the determination of these functions is discussed.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 446
Weight: 787 g
Dimensions: 233 x 155 x 26 mm
'This monograph is an encyclopaedic compendium, but its logical structure, the quality of the summaries which are found at the end of each chapter, make it accessible to all those who are interested in the functioning of the human nervous system.'
La Presse Medicale, 16 April 1994
It is thoroughly recommended to all those with an interest in the connections and functions of the corticospinal tract. * John Stein, Brain, Vol. 118, No. 3, June '95 *