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Foot painters’ toes mapped like fingers in the brain

by University College London, Medical Xpress

Using your feet like hands can cause organised ‘hand-like’ maps of the toes in the brain, never before documented in people, finds a new UCL-led study of two professional foot painters.

These findings, published in Cell Reports, demonstrate an extreme example of how the human body map can change in response to experience.

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