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Hand and brain : the neurophysiology and psychology of hand movements

Author: Alan M Wing; Patrick Haggard; J Randall Flanagan
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.
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Used for gestures of communication, environmental exploration, and the grasping and manipulating of objects, the hand has a vital role in our lives. The hand's anatomical structure and neural control are among the most complex and detailed of human motor systems. Hand and Brain is a comprehensive overview of the hand's sensorimotor control. It discusses mediating variables in perception and prehension, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hand and brain.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96005965
(OCoLC)34150117
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Wing; Patrick Haggard; J Randall Flanagan
ISBN: 9780127594408 012759440X 9780080532745 0080532748 9780127594415 0127594418
OCLC Number: 162129060
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 513 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Hand in Action: J.R. Flanagan, P. Haggard, and A.M. Wing, <$> The Task at Hand. M.A. Goodale, L.S. Jakobson, and P. Servos, <$> The Visual Pathways Mediating Perception and Prehension. The Motor Hand:<$> M.-C. Hepp-Reymond, E.J. Huesler, and M.A. Maier, <$> Precision Grip in Humans: Temporal and Spatial Synergies. J. Friďn and R.L. Lieber, <$> Muscle Architecture Basis for Neuromuscular Control of the Forearm and Hand. M.H. Schieber, <$> Individuated Finger Movements: Rejecting the Labeled-Line Hypothesis. E.M. Rouiller, <$> Multiple Hand Representations in the Motor Cortical Areas. J. Armand, E. Olivier, S.A. Edgley, and R.N. Lemon, <$> The Structure and Function of the Developing Corticospinal Tract: Some Key Issues. Hand Positioning in Reaching:<$> J.F. Soechting, D.C. Tong, and M. Flanders, <$> Frames of Reference in Sensorimotor Integration: Position Sense of the Arm and Hand. D.A. Rosenbaum, R.G.J. Meulenbroek, and J. Vaughan, <$> Three Approaches to the Degrees of Freedom Problem in Reaching. C. Ghez, S. Cooper, and J. Martin, <$> Kinematic and Dynamic Factors in the Coordination of Prehension Movements. F. Lacquaniti, <$> Neural Control of Limb Mechanics for Visuomanual Coordination. Hand-Arm Coordination in Reach and Grasp:<$> T. Iberall and A.H. Fagg, <$> Neural Network Models for Selecting Hand Shapes. Y. Paulignan and M. Jeannerod, <$> Prehension Movements: The Visuomotor Channels Hypothesis Revisited. M. Wiesendanger, O. Kazennikov, S. Perrig, and P. Kaluzny, <$> Two Hands--One Action: The Problem of Bimanual Coordination. A.M. Wing, <$> Anticipatory Control of Grip Force in Rapid Arm Movement. The Sensorimotor Hand:<$> C.E. Chapman, F. Tremblay, and S.A. Ageranioti-B̌langer, <$> Role of Primary Somatosensory Cortex in Active and Passive Touch. L. Jones, <$> Proprioception and Its Contribution to Manual Dexterity. A.B. Vallbo and J. Wessberg, <$> Proprioceptive Mechanisms and the Control of Finger Movements. R.S. Johansson, <$> Sensory Control of Dexterous Manipulation in Humans. J.R. Flanagan, <$> Action-Perception Coupling in Judgments of Hand-Held Loads. S.J. Lederman and R.L. Klatzky, <$> Action for Perception: Manual Exploratory Movements for Haptically Processing Objects and Their Features. References. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Alan M. Wing, Patrick Haggard, J. Randall Flanagan.
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