PURKINJE CELL By N., Sam M.S. - 4 A large multi-branched cell in the cerebral cortex. It receives incoming signals regarding the position of the body and communicates transmitted signals to the spine coordinating muscle action. PURKINJE CELL: "Purkinje cells control motor movement." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX NEURON (Nerve Cell) LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population RETICULAR FORMATION (Reticular Activating System, RAS) EFFECTORS BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) PRIMARY CORTEX CORPUS STRIATUM (Striped Body) ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PURKINJE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/purkinje-cell/ (accessed June 25, 2022).