Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Robotic ‘Third Thumb’ Use Can Alter Brain Representation of the Hand

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This shows the researcher with the thumb prosthetic on her handA newly developed robotic thumb imprints how the hand is represented in the brain. Using the robotic thumb, researchers reported improvements in conducting dexterity tasks, such as building with blocks. Additionally, those who trained to use the additional thumb began to feel as though the digit was a part of their body.