Connections of basal ganglia:
Important facts to remember about basal ganglia:
inputs to caudate and putamen are excitatory (_______________
Caudate and putamen neurons (__________________________) are
normally quiet and project to Globus pallidus.
- Globus pallidus neurons ( ) are normally _______________________ _______ - project to, and inhibit, ventral lateral nucleus of thalamus. - neurons in ventral lateral nucleus of thalamus are __________
(_________) and project to premotor and supplementary motor areas of the frontal lobe.
there is a _____ pathway going through the internal Globus pallidus.
there is an _________ pathway going through the external Globus
pallidus via the subthalamic nucleus.
activation of both direct or indirect pathways lead to _______ of the
internal Globus pallidus and
of thalamic nucleus.