Brain Develops Motor Memory For Prosthetics, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study

Published: Jul 24, 2009

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ScienceDaily (July 24, 2009) — "Practice makes perfect" is the maxim drummed into students struggling to learn a new motor skill - be it riding a bike or developing a killer backhand in tennis. Stunning new research now reveals that the brain can also achieve this motor memory with a prosthetic device, providing hope that physically disabled people can one day master control of artificial limbs with greater ease.

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