The Role of the Pediatric Cerebellum in Motor Functions, Cognition, and Behavior: A Clinical Perspective

Michael S. Salman, Peter Tsai

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Abstract

This article discusses the contribution of the pediatric cerebellum to locomotion, ocular motor control, speech articulation, cognitive function, and behavior modulation. Hypotheses on cerebellar function are discussed. Clinical features in patients with cerebellar disorders are outlined. Cerebellar abnormalities in cognitive and behavioral disorders are detailed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-329
Number of pages13
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Volume26
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016

Keywords

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism
  • Cerebellum
  • Eye movements
  • Language
  • Motor coordination
  • Schizophrenia
  • Speech articulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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