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Research Article

How a Lateralized Brain Supports Symmetrical Bimanual Tasks

  • Roland S Johansson mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: roland.s.johansson@physiol.umu.se

    Affiliations: Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Physiology Section, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Anna Theorin,

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Physiology Section, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Göran Westling,

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Physiology Section, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Mikael Andersson,

    Affiliations: Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Physiology Section, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Yukari Ohki,

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Physiology Section, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Lars Nyberg

    Affiliations: Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, Department of Psychology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

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  • Published: May 09, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040158

About the Authors

Roland S Johansson, Anna Theorin, Göran Westling, Mikael Andersson, Yukari Ohki
Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Physiology Section, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Roland S Johansson, Mikael Andersson, Lars Nyberg
Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Lars Nyberg
Department of Psychology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: roland.s.johansson@physiol.umu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

RSJ conceived and designed the experiments. AT, GW, MA, and YO performed the experiments. RSJ, AT, and LN analyzed the data. GW and MA contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. RSJ and LN wrote the paper.