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Medial Intraparietal Sulcus

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This page covers biological details of component Medial Intraparietal Sulcus. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Cerebral Cortex -> Parietal Lobe (NC.LOBE.PAR) -> Intraparietal Sulcus (NSA.NC.IPS) -> Posterior Eye Field (NPE.NC.IPS.PEF) -> Medial Intraparietal Sulcus (NPE.NC.IPS.MIP) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: cortex
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Neocortical Brain - Unimodal Execution Area (NPE)
  • Area circuit: Grasping Control (GRC)
  • Brodmann ID: 39
  • Role: cortex.generic
  • Function: Encode location of reach target in nose-centered coordinates




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
NSA NSA.NC.IT.TEO Preoccipital Inferotemporal Area feedforward-glu uncertain 3 Visual Cortex Paths (IT -> IPS, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
NCP NCP.NC.MPL.PSCG Posterior Cingulate Cortex feedforward-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
NPE NPE.NC.SPL.PG Caudal Precuneus feedforward-glu uncertain 3 Visual Cortex Paths (IPS -> SPL, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


IPL=Inferior Parietal Lobule,NC.IPL
IPS=Intraparietal Sulcus,NSA.NC.IPS
IT=Inferotemporal Area,NSA.NC.IT
LPC=Mid-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.DLPFC (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
MI=Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.MC
OCC=Occipital Lobe,NC.LOBE.OCC
SPL=Superior Parietal Lobule,NC.SPL
dPM=Dorsal Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.DPMC (see Premotor Cortex)
pre-SMA=Supplementary Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.SMC
vPM=Ventral Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.VPMC (see Premotor Cortex)



  • article:Biological/2008-dorsal-stream.pdf