gamma and alpha neurons in motor control

Mark Elliott elliott at uni-leipzig.de
Sat Dec 19 09:35:07 EST 1998


Hi,

could someone explain why neurons involved in muscle coordination are
referred to as alpha and gamma neurons. Is it a property of their firing
frequency?

thanks

Mark
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Mark Elliott

Universität Leipzig.
Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie.
Seeburgstr. 14/20,
D-04103 Leipzig.
Germany

Tel: ++49 (0)341 97-35957

email:
elliott at uni-leipzig.de
m.elliott at psyc.bbk.ac.uk
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