Automatic spatial updating during locomotion without vision.

  title={Automatic spatial updating during locomotion without vision.},
  author={Martin J. Farrell and James A. Thomson},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology},
  volume={51 3},
People can update their spatial relationships relative to the environment while walking without vision. The hypothesis that such updating is automatic was tested in a locomotor task in which the subjects were asked to refrain from updating their positions. Subjects walked without vision to one of four previously seen targets via a second location. In one condition--the updating condition--the subjects were asked to walk to the real position of the target relative to the second location; in… CONTINUE READING

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