Rethinking the "lesser brain"

James M. Bower, Lawrence M. Parsons

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Abstract

A study was performed to investigated the working of the brain to control various body movements. It was found that the cerebellum is active during a wide variety of cognitive and perceptual activities. The results showed that the cerebellum also influence short-term memory, impulse control, higher cognition and ability to schedule and plan tasks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-57
Number of pages8
JournalScientific American
Volume289
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2003

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Bower, J. M., & Parsons, L. M. (2003). Rethinking the "lesser brain". Scientific American, 289(2), 50-57.

Rethinking the "lesser brain". / Bower, James M.; Parsons, Lawrence M.

In: Scientific American, Vol. 289, No. 2, 08.2003, p. 50-57.

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Bower, JM & Parsons, LM 2003, 'Rethinking the "lesser brain"', Scientific American, vol. 289, no. 2, pp. 50-57.
Bower JM, Parsons LM. Rethinking the "lesser brain". Scientific American. 2003 Aug;289(2):50-57.
Bower, James M. ; Parsons, Lawrence M. / Rethinking the "lesser brain". In: Scientific American. 2003 ; Vol. 289, No. 2. pp. 50-57.
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