The Law of Neuro-motor Control
All of the body’s voluntary movements are controlled by the brain. One of the brain areas most involved in controlling these voluntary movements is the motor cortex (see Figure 6.1).
In particular, to carry out goal–directed tennis movements, your motor cortex must first receive various kinds of information from the various lobes of the brain: information about the body’s position in space, from the the parietal lobe; about the goal to be attained and an appropriate strategy for attaining it, from the anterior portion of the frontal lobe; about memories of past strategies, from the temporal lobe; and so on.
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