The Role of the Cerebellum in Motor and Non-motor Behaviours

A special issue of Brain Sciences (ISSN 2076-3425). This special issue belongs to the section "Sensory and Motor Neuroscience".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 October 2024 | Viewed by 61

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Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering and Department of Physiology, Trinity College Dublin, D02 PN40 Dublin, Ireland
Interests: motor learning; pain; neuromodulation; sensorimotor control
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Dear Colleagues,

The cerebellum has a diverse array of functions, far beyond its typical role in motor control. Underlying this range of behavioural functions is the presence of distinct cerebro-cerebellar circuits. The cerebellum is known to receive inputs from a wide range of cortical areas and send outputs to many cortical regions.  Further, while the cerebellum is known to contain distinct regions that connect with different cortical areas, much less is known about its functional arrangement relative to the cortex.

The focus of this Special Issue will be to elucidate how cerebro-cerebellar circuitry underlies different motor and non-motor behaviours. The Special Issue will cover topics, including animal models, imaging, electrical stimulation, non-invasive neuromodulation, electric field modelling, behaviours, and diseases.

Dr. Alice Witney
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • cerebellum
  • motor
  • neuromodulation
  • motor learning
  • sensorimotor control

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