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The Intelligent Movement MachineAn Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System$
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Michael Graziano

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326703

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.001.0001

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An Integrative Map of the Body

An Integrative Map of the Body

(p.39) Chapter 3 An Integrative Map of the Body
The Intelligent Movement Machine

Michael S. A. Graziano

Oxford University Press

This chapter begins by discussing the question of whether the musculature of the hand is controlled in a decomposed or in an integrated manner in the primary motor cortex. It then discusses integration among other body-part representations, and how this integration may develop through experience with complex actions.

Keywords:   primary motor cortex, hand, integration, body parts, complex actions

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