Neuroanatomy of the Oculomotor System, 151

Edited By

  • Jean Büttner-Ennever

This volume in the Progress in Brain Research series features reviews on the functional neuroanatomy and connectivity of the brain areas involved in controlling eye movements. Oculomotor control of the eyes is now the subject of many research projects and advances in this field are relevant to understanding motor control in general.
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Neuroscientists working on motor, oculomotor, vestibular sensorimotor and visual systems; neurologists; neuroopthalmologists.


Book information

  • Published: November 2005
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-51696-1

Table of Contents

List of contributorsPreface 1. Present concepts of oculomotor organizationU. Büttner and J.A. Büttner-Ennever (Munich, Germany)2. Biological Organization of the extraocular musclesR.F. Spencer and J.D. Porter (Richmond, VA and Cleveland, OH, USA)3. Sensory control of extraocular musclesJ.A. Büttner-Ennever, K.Z. Konakci and R. Blumer (Munich, Germany and Vienna, Austria)4. The extraocular motor nuclei: organization and functional neuroanatomyJ.A. Büttner-Ennever (Munich, Germany)5. The reticular formationA.K.E. Horn (Munich, Germany)6. The anatomy of the vestibular nucleiS.H. Highstein and G.R. Holstein (St. Louis, MO and New York, NY, USA)7. Nucleus PrepositusR.A. McCrea and A.K.E. Horn (Chicago, IL, USA and Munich, Germany)8. Oculomotor CerebellumJ. Voogd and N.H. Barmack (Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Beaverton, OR, USA)9. Inferior olive and oculomotor systemN.H. Barmack (Beaverton, OH, USA)10. The oculomotor role of the pontine nuclei and the nucleus reticularis tegmenti pontisP. Thier and M. Möck (Tubingen, Germany)11. The mammalian superior colliculus: laminar structure and connectionsP.J. May (Jackson, MS, USA)12. The Pretectum: connections and oculomotor-related rolesP.D.R. Gamlin (Birmingham, AL, USA)13. The accessory optic system: basic organization with an update on connectivity, neurochemistry and function R.A. Giolli, R.H.I. Blanks and F. Lui (Irvine, CA and Boca Raton, FL, USA and Modena, Italy)14. Oculomotor-related pathways of the basal gangliaJ.K. Harting and B.V. Updyke (Madison, WI, USA)15. Cortico-cortical networks and cortico-subcortical loops for the higher control of eye movementsJ.C. Lynch and J.-R. Tian (Jackson, MS, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA)16. MRI and fMRI analysis of oculomotor functionR.M. Müri (Bern, Switzerland)17. Long descending motor tract axons and their control of neck and axial musclesY. Shinoda, Y. Sugiuchi, Y. Izawa and Y. Hata (Tokyo, Japan)Subject index