The Neuropsychological Basis of Skilled Movement in Man

  • Kenneth M. Heilman
Part of the Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology book series (HBNE, volume 2)


There are many ways of investigating the neuropsychological basis of skilled movements—ablation, stimulation, electrophysiological recording (EEG and single cell), and neurochemistry. Although some stimulation and EEG (evoked potential and contingent negative variations) studies have been performed in man, much of what we know about the neuropsychology of skilled movement comes from the studies of patients with such disorders.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth M. Heilman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, College of MedicineUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Veterans Administration HospitalGainesvilleUSA

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