Movement Intention After Parietal Cortex Stimulation in Humans

@article{Desmurget2009MovementIA,
  title={Movement Intention After Parietal Cortex Stimulation in Humans},
  author={Michel Desmurget and Karen T. Reilly and Nathalie Richard and Alexandru Szathm{\'a}ri and Carmine Mottolese and Angela Sirigu},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={324},
  pages={811 - 813}
}
Consciousness and Intention Where in the brain are our intentions formed and how do we become aware of these intentions? Desmurget et al. (p. 811; see the Perspective by Haggard) investigated the effect of direct cortical stimulation of parietal and premotor regions in patients undergoing brain surgery for tumor removal. Stimulation of the parietal lobe provoked the conscious experience of wanting to move the upper limb, lips, or tongue without any concomitant motor activity. When stimulation… 
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