Bimanual coordination in alcohol-exposed children: role of the corpus callosum.

@article{RoebuckSpencer2004BimanualCI,
  title={Bimanual coordination in alcohol-exposed children: role of the corpus callosum.},
  author={Tresa M Roebuck-Spencer and Sarah N Mattson and Sarah Deboard Marion and Warren S. Brown and Edward P. Riley},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          536-48
        }
}
The corpus callosum (CC) is one of several brain structures affected in children prenatally exposed to alcohol. This structure plays a major role in coordinating motor activity from opposite sides of the body, and deficits in bimanual coordination have been documented in individuals with agenesis of or damage to the CC, particularly when the task is performed without visual feedback. The Bimanual Coordination Test was used to assess speed and accuracy on a task where both hands must coordinate… CONTINUE READING

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