Age differences in bimanual coordination.

  title={Age differences in bimanual coordination.},
  author={George E. Stelmach and Paul C. Amrhein and N L Goggin},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  volume={43 1},
A bimanual coordination experiment was conducted in which two groups of 10 male and female participants, elderly (67 to 75 years of age) and young (21 to 25 years of age), produced unimanual, bimanual symmetrical (equal extent amplitude), and bimanual asymmetrical (unequal extent amplitude) movements. In addition to an overall increase in performance latency, the elderly group exhibited a linear increase in response initiation (RT) with increases in task complexity similar to that of the young… CONTINUE READING