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The size of a two-dimensional space. One calculates the area by multiplying the area's length by its width.

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A measurement of the square footage contained within certain boundaries.
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They are represented by: the main motor area (area 4 Brodmann), the supplementary motor area, the premotor area, frontal optical area;
Previous research has indicated that a task involving cognitive control recruits activity in the prefrontal cortex, and this activity extends to the dorsal premotor area.
The frontal lobe contains the premotor area (planning and executing movements) and the prefrontal area.
Note: PMA= Premotor area, SMA= supplementary motor area, SPA= superior parietal area, MD= medial deltoid, ECR= extensor carpi radialis, MEP = Motor evoked potential, TMS = Transcranial magnetic stimulation, FDI = First dorsal interosseus, yrs= years, hrs= hours, MRI= Magnetic Resonance Imaging, fMRI= Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, EEG = Electroencephalography, secs= seconds, mins=minutes Table 3.
Giacomo Rizzolatti first discovered these remarkable cells in the F5 premotor area of macaque monkeys in the 1990s.
So it was unexpected when in 1992 that Giacomo Rizzolatti and colleagues of Parma University (1992) found that certain neurons in a part of the motor cortex, the F5 inferior premotor area, had a role in perception.