Body posture affects tactile discrimination and identification of fingers and hands

Abstract

It is an unresolved question whether the posture of single fingers relative to each other is represented in the brain within an external frame of reference. In two experiments, we investigated postural influences on the processing of tactile stimuli at fingers and hands. Healthy subjects received two simultaneous tactile stimuli at the fingertips while the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-010-2396-y

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