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Research Article

Rethinking Motor Lateralization: Specialized but Complementary Mechanisms for Motor Control of Each Arm

  • Pratik K. Mutha mail,

    pkm@unm.edu (PKM); rls45@psu.edu (RLS)

    Affiliations: NM VA Healthcare System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America, Department of Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Kathleen Y. Haaland,

    Affiliations: NM VA Healthcare System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America, Department of Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Robert L. Sainburg mail

    pkm@unm.edu (PKM); rls45@psu.edu (RLS)

    Affiliations: Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Neurology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: March 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058582

About the Authors

Pratik K. Mutha, Kathleen Y. Haaland
NM VA Healthcare System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Pratik K. Mutha, Kathleen Y. Haaland
Department of Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Kathleen Y. Haaland
Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Robert L. Sainburg
Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Robert L. Sainburg
Department of Neurology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PKM RLS. Performed the experiments: PKM. Analyzed the data: PKM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PKM KYH RLS. Wrote the paper: PKM KYH RLS.