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The contribution of the subthalamic nucleus to executive functions in rat
(University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Thesis,
Lesions of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) alleviate the cardinal signs of idiopathic as well as MPTP-induced Parkinson’s disease in primates. For this reason, the STN is a target for clinical treatment of Parkinson’s ...
Learning to focus and focusing to learn : more than a cortical trick
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - Thesis,
The consequence of many psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia, is an impairment in ‘executive functioning’; an umbrella term for several cognitive processes, including ...