Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (4):511-512 (1998)

Abstract
We applaud the spirit of MacNeilage's attempts to better explain the evolution and cortical control of speech by drawing on the vast literature in nonhuman primate neurobiology. However, he oversimplifies motor cortical fields and their known individual functions to such an extent that he undermines the value of his effort. In particular, MacNeilage has lumped together the functional characteristics across multiple mesial and lateral motor cortex fields, inadvertantly creating two hypothetical centers that simply may not exist
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/s0140525x98221261
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 62,388
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Cooperative Control of Limb Movements by the Motor Cortex, Brainstem and Cerebellum.J. C. Houk - 1989 - In Rodney M. J. Cotterill (ed.), Models of Brain Function. Cambridge University Press. pp. 309--325.
Motor Awareness Without Perceptual Awareness.Helen Johnson & Patrick Haggard - 2005 - Neuropsychologia. Special Issue 43 (2):227-237.
Models of the Cerebellum and Motor Learning.James C. Houk, Jay T. Buckingham & Andrew G. Barto - 1996 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 19 (3):368-383.
Kinematic Models Cannot Provide Insight Into Motor Control.Arnold B. Mitnitski - 1997 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (2):318-319.
The Frame/Content Theory of Evolution of Speech Production.Peter F. MacNeilage - 1998 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (4):499-511.
Conservative or Nonconservative Control Schemes.Daniel M. Corcos & Kerstin Pfann - 1995 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):747-749.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
40 ( #266,822 of 2,445,482 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #457,182 of 2,445,482 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes