Potentiation of Procedural Motor Learning in Health and Disease


Phase 4 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Healthy Volunteers:
- Normal neurological examination
- Mini Mental State Examination of > 27
- Right handedness
Stroke Patients:
- Cortical or subcortical stroke with an initial severe hemiparesis Medical Research Council (MRC) scale < 2 that has recovered to a degree that patients are able to perform the proposed task (in general > MRC 4.5, with low spasticity, work in progress on motor learning in stroke patients)
- At least 1 year post-stroke
- Mini Mental State Examination of > 27
- Right-handedness

Exclusion Criteria

Healthy Volunteers and Stroke Patients:
- No antipsychotic, antidepressant drugs, and drugs affecting the dopaminergic system.