Striatum:

striatum (in red).

striatum (in red).

term used to refer collectively to the caudateputamen, and nucleus accumbens; the structure has a striped appearance, which led to its name. It is part of the basal ganglia and involved in movement along with reward/motivation.

Learn more: Know your brain - Striatum

                       Know your brain - Basal ganglia

                       Know your brain - Nucleus accumbens

Watch this 2-Minute Neuroscience video to learn more about the striatum.