The Hand and the Brain: From Lucy's Thumb to the Thought-Controlled Robotic Hand

The Hand and the Brain: From Lucy's Thumb to the Thought-Controlled Robotic Hand

by Gïran Lundborg

Paperback(2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447153337
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 197
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Göran Lundborg is professor emeritus at Lund University, Sweden and former chairman at the Hand Unit, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö. He is the author of two teaching books in Hand Surgery and Nerve Surgery and he has published more than 300 scientific articles, primarily in the fields of hand surgery, nerve surgery, brain plasticity, bioimplants and prosthetic hands. He is also an artist regularly exhibiting at art exhibitions. Besides he is an active jazz musician and trumpet player.

He is author of the following book:

G. Lundborg. Nerve injury and repair. Regeneration, reconstruction and cortical remodelling. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2004.

He is author of the following key articles:

G. Lundborg. Richard Bunge Memorial lecture: Nerve injury and repair – a challenge to the plastic brain. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System 2003;8:209-226.

F. Sebelius, B. Rosén, G. Lundborg. ”Refined myoelectric control in amputees using artificial neural network and a data glove” Journal of Hand Surgery 2005; 30A: 780-789.

A. Björkman, A. Weibull A, B. Rosén, J. Svensson, G. Lundborg. ”Rapid cortical reorganisation and improved sensibility of the hand following cutaneous anaesthesia of the forearm. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2009;29(4):837-44.

T. Hansson, T. Nyman, A. Björkman, P. Lundberg, L. Nylander, B. Rosén, G. Lundborg. Sights of touching activates the somatosensory cortex in humans. Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery 2009; 43: 267-9.

B. Rosén, H. Ehrsson, C. Antfolk, C. Cipriani, F. Sebelius, G. Lundborg. “Referral of sensation to an advanced humanoid robotic hand prosthesis” Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery 2009; 43: 260-6.

M. Lanzetta, D. Perani, D. Anchisi, B. Rosén, M. Danna, P. Scifo, F. Fazio, G. Lundborg. ”Early use of artificial sensibility in hand transplantation” Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery 2004; 38: 106-111.

Table of Contents

Fins, Fossils And Fingers.- The Hand, The Brain And Mans’ Travel In Time.- The Brain, The Tools And The Technique.- How The Hand Created The Languge.- Hand Prints From The Past.- The Intelligent Hand.- An Extension Of The Brain.- Sensation And Emotions.- The Feeling Brain.- How The Hand Shapes The Brain.- The Interaction Between Senses.- Mirrors In The Brain.- Creative Hands.- Right Or Left?.- One Hand Missing.- Hand Transplantation.- The Thought-Controlled Robotic Hand.​

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