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The role of subthalamic nucleus oscillatory activity as it pertains to decision-making.

Abstract:

The subthalamic nucleus (STN), which is the most common target for deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease, is known to be crucially involved in motor control. Recent appreciation of the potential non-motor side effects of STN deep brain stimulation, however, has led to speculation that the importance of this nucleus may also relate to processes involved in decision- making, particularly during high conflict scenarios. This thesis concerns itself with investigating the STN's role in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-07-07

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