The brain processes motor commands, not just through fine muscle contractions, but also via higher-level motor areas that provide a blueprint for performing more complex motor functions, such as grasping, no matter if the toes or fingers are used.
At 60 days old, the infant brain shows greater neurological activity associated with the lips than any other part of the body, a new study reveals.
A new study reports your hands could reveal whether you are disciplined or lack self control before a physical decision is made. The findings could shed new light on how our cognitive processes unfold to allow us to resist temptation.
According to a new study, our visual systems prioritize information relevant to actions we are about to take.
Using cadaver hands, a new study supports the theory that our hands evolved not only for manual dexterity, but also so males could fistfight over females.