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Using Virtual Reality to Transfer Motor Skill Knowledge from One Hand to Another
 

Using Virtual Reality to Transfer Motor Skill Knowledge from One Hand to Another

Article doi: 10.3791/55965
September 18th, 2017 Usage Statistics

Summary September 18th, 2017

We describe a novel virtual-reality based setup which exploits voluntary control of one hand to improve motor-skill performance in the other (non-trained) hand. This is achieved by providing real-time movement-based sensory feedback as if the non-trained hand is moving. This new approach may be used to enhance rehabilitation of patients with unilateral hemiparesis.

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