Readiness-Potentials Preceding Unrestricted’ spontaneous’ vs. Pre-Planned Voluntary Acts
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Discovery of the ‘Bereitschafts’ - (BP) or ‘readiness’ -potential (RP), a scalp-recorded potential change that starts up to a second or more before a self-paced motor act (Kornhuber and Deecke 1965; Gilden et al. 1966), appeared to provide an electrophysiological indicator of neuronal activity that specifically precedes and may initiate a freely. voluntary movement. There have been at least two kinds of uncertainties in this proposition.
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