Automatic obstacle avoidance and parietal cortex

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The ventral visual stream is proposed to support perception, and the dorsal stream is proposed to control action. A new study of patients with posterior parietal damage shows that the dorsal stream also contributes to automatic obstacle avoidance in reaching.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)693
Number of pages1
JournalNature Neuroscience
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004