Action, Illusion, and Perception

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Science  16 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5656, pp. 317-318
DOI: 10.1126/science.1093922

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Movement-related areas of the brain convey both motor and sensory signals. Neuroscientists have long pondered the question of whether such sensory signals are more closely related to sensory perception or to motor control. In their Perspective, Gottlieb and Mazzoni discuss new research showing that different brain areas are involved in the perception and execution of movement ( Schwartz et al .).