New study reveals your left hand DOES know what your right is doing

And the discovery provides a new strategy to improve physical therapy for people with limited strength in their hands. When people move their right hand while looking at their left hand they learn to use their left hand more efficiently, psychologists have discovered. Participants in the study put on virtual reality headsets which showed simulated versions of their hands.  They then moved their fingers on their right hand while the screen showed their virtual left hand moving instead.  Next the participants put a motorised glove on their left hand which moved their fingers to match the motions of the right hand.  At the same time the headsets again showed their virtual left hand moving instead of their right. The left hand’s movements became faster and more precise when the screen…


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