[Neuroscience] Re: Who invented the classical Basal Ganglia Model?

Bill connelly.bill at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 15:43:52 EST 2006


Excellent!

Yes, The Early Penny and Young paper is essentially correct, though it
shows the Subthalamic as an unknown, but probably inhibitory pathway,
and dopamine as a simple inhibitory effector.

Thanks.


J.A.Legris wrote:
> Bill wrote:
> > Who invented the classical Basal Ganglia Model? You know, the simple,
> > direct-indirect loop model.
> >
> > I can find an "almost" version in:
> > Alexander, GE, DeLong, MR, Strick, PL (1986) Parallel organization of
> > functionally segregated circuits linking basal ganglia and cortex. Annu
> > Rev Neurosci 9: 357-81.
> >
> > And a complete, but "this is already fact, worked out ages ago" report
> > of it in:
> > Alexander, GE, Crutcher, MD (1990) Functional architecture of basal
> > ganglia circuits: neural substrates of parallel processing. Trends
> > Neurosci 13: 266-71.
> >
> > Does anyone know, inbetween those two papers when it was outlined (or
> > maybe it was done before then possibley by Delong?).
> >
> > Any theories would be appriciated.
>
> Have  a look at Fig. 2 in:
>
> Albin, Roger L.; Young, Anne B.; Penney, John B. The functional anatomy
> of basal ganglia disorders. Trends in Neurosciences. 1989; Vol 12,
> Issue: 10, pp. 366-375
>
> And maybe this (just a guess - I cannot access it):
>
> Penney JB Jr, Young AB. Speculations on the functional anatomy of basal
> ganglia disorders.
> Annu Rev Neurosci. 1983;6:73-94.
> 
> --
> Joe Legris



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