PURKINJE CELL By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 PRIMARY CORTEX BETZ CELL GRANULE CELL VISUAL SYSTEM BETZ CELL ALLELE PYRAMIDAL CELL VENTRAL ANTERIOR NUCLEUS CORTICAL NEURON ACTION READINESS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PURKINJE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/purkinje-cell/ (accessed August 8, 2020).