Hierarchies in Action and Motor Control

  title={Hierarchies in Action and Motor Control},
  author={Sebo Uithol and Iris van Rooij and Harold Bekkering and Willem F. G. Haselager},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
In analyses of the motor system, two hierarchies are often posited: The first—the action hierarchy—is a decomposition of an action into subactions and sub-subactions. The second—the control hierarchy—is a postulated hierarchy in the neural control processes that are supposed to bring about the action. A general assumption in cognitive neuroscience is that these two hierarchies are internally consistent and provide complementary descriptions of neuronal control processes. In this article, we… CONTINUE READING
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