Computational Strategy in the Premotor Cortex of the Monkey: A Neural Network Model

  • Paolo Del Giudice
  • Emilio Merlo Pich
  • Giacomo Rizzolatti
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 263)


Experimental data obtained through single cell recording of neurons in the premotor cortex of monkeys during goal-directed motor acts show a remarkable correlation between the firing of given neurons and specific characteristics of the movement.


Receptive Field Object Space Hide Unit Premotor Cortex Space Location 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Del Giudice
    • 1
  • Emilio Merlo Pich
    • 2
  • Giacomo Rizzolatti
    • 3
  1. 1.Istituto Superiore di SanitàLaboratorio di Fisica INFN - SezioneSanità RomaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Fisiologia UmanaUniversità di ModenaItaly
  3. 3.Istituto di Fisiologia UmanaUniversità di ParmaItaly

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