NIPS International Workshop and Satellite Symposium of Neuroscience2014

A Quarter Century after the Direct and
Indirect Pathways Model of the Basal
Ganglia and Beyond.

September 8th (Monday), 2014

Conference Room (Myodaiji), National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Okazaki, Japan

About a quarter-century ago, the direct and indirect pathways model of the basal ganglia was proposed,
and has been a standard model explaining the functions and dysfunctions of the basal ganglia.
In spite of a lot of criticism on this model, we cannot find an alternative model, and this model is still useful.
In this symposium, we would like to review the past quarter century and update the perspective of the
basal ganglia research for the coming quarter century.


Fumino Fujiyama (Doshisha University, Kyoto)
Tadashi Isa (NIPS, Okazaki)
Atsushi Nambu (NIPS, Okazaki)

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