Why Are Sequence Representations in Primary Motor Cortex So Elusive?

Aaron L. Wong, John Krakauer

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Abstract

In this issue of Neuron, Yokoi and Diedrichsen (2019) use a finger keyboard task to show that sequences are widely represented across cortex but that only single elements are represented in primary motor cortex. These results suggest that sequence tasks primarily probe the ability to order discreet actions rather than to execute a skilled continuous sequential action.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)956-958
Number of pages3
JournalNeuron
Volume103
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 25 2019

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Why Are Sequence Representations in Primary Motor Cortex So Elusive? / Wong, Aaron L.; Krakauer, John.

In: Neuron, Vol. 103, No. 6, 25.09.2019, p. 956-958.

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Wong, Aaron L. ; Krakauer, John. / Why Are Sequence Representations in Primary Motor Cortex So Elusive?. In: Neuron. 2019 ; Vol. 103, No. 6. pp. 956-958.
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