Distinct neural mechanisms for body form and body motion discriminations.

@article{Vangeneugden2014DistinctNM,
  title={Distinct neural mechanisms for body form and body motion discriminations.},
  author={Joris Vangeneugden and Marius V. Peelen and Duje Tadin and Lorella Battelli},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={574-85}
}
Actions can be understood based on form cues (e.g., static body posture) as well as motion cues (e.g., gait patterns). A fundamental debate centers on the question of whether the functional and neural mechanisms processing these two types of cues are dissociable. Here, using fMRI, psychophysics, and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), all within the same human participants, we show that mechanisms underlying body form and body motion processing are functionally and neurally distinct… CONTINUE READING
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