Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD PhD

Director,  Brain Sciences Center

Regents Professor, University of Minnesota

American Legion Brain Sciences Chair,  University of Minnesota

McKnight Presidential Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

Research

Magnetoencephalography of brain function

Neural mechanisms of cognitive processes

Neurophysiology of motor control and cognition

Functional MRI of motor and cognitive processes

Education

University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

Publications links

2010-2015 | 2006-2009 | 2004-2005 | 2000-2003 | 1997-1999 | 1993-1996 | 1988-1992 | 1975-1987

Publications: 1975-1987

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11.8mb pdf 28 Georgopoulos, A.P. (1987)
Cortical mechanisms subserving reaching. In: Motor areas of the cerebral cortex, CIBA Foundation Symposium No. 132, Wiley, pp. 125-132.

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27 Georgopoulos, A.P. and Massey, J.T. (1987)
Cognitive spatial-motor processes. 1. The making of movements at various angles from a stimulus direction. Exp. Brain Res. 65: 361-370.

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26 Georgopoulos, A.P., Schwartz, A.B. and Kettner, R.E. (1987)
Neuronal coding and robotics. (Response to Technical Comment).  Science 237: 301.

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25 Georgopoulos, A.P., Schwartz, A.B. and Kettner, R.E. (1986)
Neuronal population coding of movement direction. Science  233: 1416-1419.

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24 Georgopoulos, A.P. and Massey, J.T. (1985)
Static versus dynamic effects in motor cortex and area 5: Comparison during movement time.  Beh. Brain Res. 18: 159-166.

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23 Massey, J.T., Schwartz, A.B. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1986)
On information processing and performing a movement sequence.  Exp. Brain Res. Suppl. 15: 242-251.

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22 Georgopoulos, A.P. (1986) 
On reaching.  Ann. Rev. Neurosci., 9:147-170.

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21 Caminiti, R., Zeger, S., Johnson, P.B., Urbano, A. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1985)
Cortico-cortical efferent systems in the monkey: A quantitative spatial analysis of the tangential distribution of cells of origin. J. Comp. Neurol.,  241: 405-419.

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20 DeLong, M.R., Crutcher, M.D. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1985)
Primate globus pallidus and subthalamic nucleus: Functional organization.  J. Neurophysiol. 53: 530-543.

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19 DeLong, M.R., Georgopoulos, A.P., Crutcher, M.D., Mitchell S.J., Richardson, R.T. and Alexander, G.E. (1984)
Functional organization of the basal ganglia: contributions of single-cell recording studies.  In: Functions of the basal ganglia, CIBA Foundation Symposium No. 107, p. 64-82.

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18 DeLong, M.R., Alexander, G.E., Georgopoulos, A.P., Crutcher,  M.D., Mitchell, S.J., and Richardson, R.T. (1984)
Role of basal ganglia in limb movements.  Human Neurobiol. 2: 235-244.

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17 Georgopoulos, A.P., Kalaska, J.F., and Caminiti, R. (1985)
Relations between two-dimensional arm movements and single cell discharge in motor cortex and area 5: Movement direction versus movement endpoint.  Exp. Brain Res. Suppl. 10: 176-183.

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16 Georgopoulos, A.P., Kalaska, J.F., Crutcher, M.D., Caminiti R., and Massey, J.T. (1984)
The representation of movement direction in the motor cortex: Single cell and population studies.  In:  Dynamic aspects of neocortical function, G.M. Edelman, W.M. Cowan and W.E. Gall, eds., John Wiley and Sons, New York, p. 501-524.

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15 Georgopoulos, A.P., Caminiti, R., and Kalaska, J.F. (1984)
Static spatial effects in motor cortex and area 5:  Quantitative  relations in a two-dimensional space.  Exp. Brain Res. 54: 446-454.

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14 DeLong, M.R., Georgopoulos, A.P., and Crutcher, M.D. (1983)
Cortico-basal ganglia relations and coding of motor performance.  Exp. Brain Res. Suppl. 7: 30-40.

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13 DeLong, M.R., Crutcher, M.D., and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1983)
Relations between movement and single cell discharge in the substantia nigra of the behaving monkey.  J. Neurosci. 3:1599-1606.

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12 Georgopoulos, A.P., DeLong, M.R., and Crutcher, M.D. (1983)
Relations between parameters of step-tracking movements and single cell discharge in the globus pallidus and subthalamic nucleus of the behaving monkey.  J. Neurosci. 3: 1586-1598.

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11 Kalaska, J.F., Caminiti, R., and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1983)
Cortical mechanisms related to the direction of two-dimensional arm movements: Relations in parietal area 5 and comparison with motor cortex.  Exp. Brain Res. 51: 247-260.

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10 Georgopoulos, A.P., Kalaska, J.F., Caminiti, R., and Massey, J.T. (1983)
Interruption of motor cortical discharge subserving aimed arm movements.  Exp. Brain Res. 49:327-340.

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9 Georgopoulos, A.P., Caminiti, R., Kalaska, J.F., and Massey, J.T. (1983)
Spatial coding of movement: A hypothesis concerning the coding of movement direction by motor cortical populations. Exp. Brain Res. Suppl. 7: 327-336.

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8 Georgopoulos, A.P., Kalaska, J.F., Caminiti, R., and Massey, J.T. (1982)
On the relations between the direction of two-dimensional arm movements and cell discharge in primate motor cortex.  J. Neurosci. 2:1527-1537.

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7 Georgopoulos, A.P., Kalaska, J.F., and Massey, J.T. (1981)
Spatial trajectories and reaction times of aimed movements: effects of practice, uncertainty and change in target location. J. Neurophysiol. 46:725-743.

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6 DeLong, M.R., and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1981)
Motor functions of the basal ganglia.  In: Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System.  V.B. Brooks, volume editor, J.M. Brookhart and V.B. Mountcastle, section editors.  Section 1, Volume II, Part 2.  American Physiological Society, Bethesda, Maryland, pp. 1071-1061.

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5 DeLong, M.R., and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1979)
Physiology of the basal ganglia: A brief overview.  Advances in Neurology 23: 137-153.

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4 DeLong, M.R. and Georgopoulos, A.P. (1979)
Motor functions of the basal ganglia as revealed by studies of single cell activity in the behaving primate
.  Advances in Neurology 24: 131-140.

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3 Georgopoulos, A.P. (1977)
Stimulus-response relations in high-threshold mechanothermal fibers innervating primate glabrous skin.  Brain Res. 128:547-552.

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2 Georgopoulos, A.P. (1976)
Functional properties of primary afferent units probably related to pain mechanism in primate glabrous skin. J. Neurophysiol. 39: 71-83.

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1 Mountcastle, V.B., Lynch, J.C., Georgopoulos, A.P., Sakata, H. and Acuna, C. (1975)
Posterior parietal association cortex of the monkey: command functions for operations within extrapersonal space. J. Neurophysiol. 38: 871-908.

 

 
Updated March 31, 2016