Muscle-controlling neurons know when they mess up, according to research

Mar 05 2014, in Uncategorized

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/mind_brain/~3/DDHfvdlcBvk/140304130037.htm

Whether it is playing a piano sonata or acing a tennis serve, the brain needs to orchestrate precise, coordinated control over the body’s many muscles. Moreover, there needs to be some kind of feedback from the senses should any of those movements go wrong. A team of researchers has now begun to unravel the decades-spanning paradox concerning how this feedback system works.