Could you get used to a third thumb? | The Royal Society

The Third Thumb is a flexible 3D printed thumb worn on the hand and controlled by two pressure sensors fitted under your toes. How will the brain adapt to profound changes to our body, by having to learn to control and collaborate with a brand-new body part?

#Prosthetics #Thumb #3dprinting #Engineering #kinematics #Health #brain #neurology #augmentation

Thanks to the ‘Third thumb project’ team at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2022.

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