Merck Manual

Please confirm that you are not located inside the Russian Federation

honeypot link
Locating the Basal Ganglia
NEU-basal-ganglia
Locating the Basal Ganglia

    The basal ganglia are collections of nerve cells located deep within the brain. They include the following:

    The basal ganglia help initiate and smooth out muscle movements, suppress involuntary movements, and coordinate changes in posture.