top of page

Basal Ganglia

The "basal ganglia" are a group of subcortical nuclei in the brain that are responsible for motor control, as well as other activities like motor learning, executive functions, and emotional behaviors. They also play a key role in reward and reinforcement, addictive behavior, and habit building.

Basal Ganglia.png


  1. Basal Ganglia. Physiopedia. Published 2016. Accessed January 31, 2022.

bottom of page