6:44:03 PM PDT - Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Foot artists have finely-tuned 'toe-maps' in their brains  

By Editor - Tue Sep 10, 1:26 pm

Artists who paint with their feet because they were born without arms have individualized areas of the brain assigned to each of their toes, a trait not found in handed people, scientists have reported. “We’re trying to find the relationship between behavior and how that shapes representations in our brain,” co-author Daan Wesselink told AFP, specifically the somatosensory cortex.

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Foot artists have finely-tuned 'toe-maps' in their brains

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