Moving with or without will: functional neural correlates of alien hand syndrome

@article{Assal2007MovingWO,
  title={Moving with or without will: functional neural correlates of alien hand syndrome},
  author={F. Assal and S. Schwartz and P. Vuilleumier},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={62}
}
  • F. Assal, S. Schwartz, P. Vuilleumier
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of Neurology
  • Alien hand syndrome is a rare neurological disorder in which movements are performed without conscious will. By using functional magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with alien hand syndrome after right parietal lesion, we could identify brain regions activated during involuntary or voluntary actions with the affected left hand. Alien hand movements involved a selective activation of contralateral primary motor cortex (M1), presumably released from conscious control by intentional planning… CONTINUE READING
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