processing capability of the spinal cord

Walter Eric Johnson wej3715 at fox.tamu.edu
Mon Dec 7 01:03:24 EST 1998


Richard Norman (rsnorman at mw.mediaone.net) wrote:
: The Babinski reflex is different -- a normal response requires
: an intact pyramidal system, that is, motor cortex.  It would go
: along with the rest of the brain.

Is the Babinski reflex processed by the brain?  I think it is one
of the first reflexes to come back after a complete spinal cord
transection -- in as little as two weeks.  

Eric Johnson



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