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Latest hand amputations Stories

2010-01-07 13:49:52

The space within reach of our hands "” where actions such as grasping and touching occur "” is known as the "action space." Research has shown that visual information in this area is organized in hand-centered coordinates "” in other words, the representation of objects in the human brain depends on their physical location with respect to the hand. According to new research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, amputation of the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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