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Table 1 Major contributions to the current knowledge of the cerebellum

From: Where did the motor function of the cerebellum come from?

Year Author Contribution
1809 Luigi Rolando The cerebellum is the battery that produces the electricity necessary for generating muscular contraction
1824 Marie-Jean-Pierre Flourens The role of the cerebellum is not that of generating the movement but to regulate it
1891 Luigi Luciani Description, in a dog survived the cerebellectomy, of a triad of symptoms (asthenia, atony and astasis) unquestionably of cerebellar origin
1894 Santiago Ramón y Cajal Publication of the first modern textbook of neuroanatomy with a clear description of the cerebellar cortex.
1922 Gordon Morgan Holmes Systematic description of the symptoms of cerebellar lesions in man
1967 John C. Eccles, Masao Ito, and János Szentágothai Book: The Cerebellum as a Neuronal Machine
1969 David C. Marr Hypothesis about cerebellum and motor learning: A theory of cerebellar cortex
1971 James S. Albus Hypothesis about cerebellum and motor learning: A theory of cerebellar function
1974 Gary I. Allen and Nakaakira Tsukahara Review: Cerebrocerebellar communication systems
1982 Masao Ito and Masanobu Kano Description in the cerebellum of the Long Term Depression
1998 Jeremy D. Schmahmann Description of the Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome