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    What regions in the cerebral cortex are known to be involved in movement? How do these areas contribute to the production of motor behavior and control?

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    What regions in the cerebral cortex are known to be involved in movement? How do these areas contribute to the production of motor behavior and control?

    The primary motor cortex has been shown to be involved in particular body movements, and this is called "somatotopic organization" (Carlson, 2010, p. 273). Disproportionately, innervations to the finger muscles and muscles that control speech originate here, but the primary motor cortex also controls movements of several body ...

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    This solution identifies the regions in the cerebral cortex in the brain that are involved in movement, namely the primary motor cortex, the frontal association cortex and the primary somatosensory cortex, and explains how these areas contribute to the production of motor behavior and control. The solution includes a reference to consult for further information.

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