MOTOR AREA

is a part of the motor cortex which produces movements of skeletal muscles in various parts of the body by sending out stimulations to those muscles. Otherwise known as the Krodmann's area after the first scientist to report the motor area.

MOTOR AREA: "The motor area, part of the motor cortex, within the brain, is the region responsible for coordinating motor movements of the body."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "MOTOR AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/motor-area/ (accessed November 18, 2018).
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