2014

The Hand and the Brain

From Lucy's Thumb to the Thought-Controlled Robotic Hand

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-5333-7 (Print) 978-1-4471-5334-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-5

    Fins, Fossils and Fingers

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    Pages 7-30

    The Hand, the Brain and Man’s Travel in Time

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    Pages 31-36

    The Hand, the Brain and Tools

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    Pages 37-40

    How the Hand Generated Language

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    Pages 41-48

    Handprints from the Past

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    Pages 49-65

    The Intelligent Hand: An Extension of the Brain

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    Pages 67-82

    Touch

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    Pages 83-91

    The Sensational Brain

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    Pages 93-102

    How the Hand Shapes the Brain

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    Pages 103-115

    The Interaction of the Senses

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    Pages 117-125

    Mirrors in the Brain

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    Pages 127-143

    Creative Hands

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    Pages 145-153

    Right Hand or Left Hand?

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    Pages 155-164

    Losing a Hand

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    Pages 165-172

    Hand Transplantation

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    Pages 173-190

    The Mind-Controlled Robotic Hand

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 191-197