Independent movements of the digits in grasping

Abstract

Reaching out for an object is often considered to consist of the control of two components: transporting the hand to the object's position, and scaling the grip to the object's size. We recently proposed an alternative view. According to this view, grasping consists of controlling the digits, not the hypothetical transport and grip. This alternative view… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002210100748

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