Rethinking the "lesser brain"

James M. Bower, Lawrence M. Parsons

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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
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2003

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