Working together: Basal ganglia pathways in action selection

Danielle M. Friend, Alexxai V. Kravitz

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Abstract

Jin, Tecuapetla, and Costa combined in vivo electrophysiology with optogenetic-identification to examine firing in multiple basal ganglia nuclei during rapid motor sequences. Their results support a model of basal ganglia function in which co-activation of the direct and indirect pathways facilitate appropriate, while inhibiting competing, motor programs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-303
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Neurosciences
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2014

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