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Kinesiology & Health Science
KINE 3020
Merv Mosher

Topic 1 Introduction to the Nervous System1 What is parallel distributed processingIn motor control it is when a signal is processed simultaneously among many different brain structures for different purposes o Eg Cerebellum and basal ganglia process higher level motor information simultaneously before sending it back to the motor cortex for action2 What is the difference between hierarchical and parallel distributed processing Hierarchical Distributed Parallel Distributed Difference ProcessingProcessingwithin ascending levels of simultaneously among Signal processing many different brain the central nervous system structures 3 What is the benefit of having both hierarchical and parallel control systemsSince they occur in conjunction of one another they are useful in the perception action and cognitive systems of movement controlThe combination of parallel and hierarchical control allows a certain overlap of f
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