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Fingertip Dexterity Research Gets Widespread Coverage

Professor Francisco Valero-Cuevas's work on brain-hand circuitry was featured in many widely read science and medical publications.

February 08, 2008 —
Francisco Valero-Cuevas
In the first experiment of its kind, USC Viterbi School of Engineering biomedical engineer Francisco Valero-Cuevas has been able to trace the intricate  circuitry between the brain and our fingertips.  Seemingly simple tasks, such as quickly moving your fingertips to use a BlackBerry or an iPhone, are the result of a complex neuro-motor-mechanical process orchestrated with precision timing by the brain, nervous system and muscles of the hand. 

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