Closing-in behaviour and motor distractibility

@article{Ambron2012ClosinginBA,
  title={Closing-in behaviour and motor distractibility},
  author={Elisabetta Ambron and Sergio Della Sala and Robert D. McIntosh},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={50},
  pages={419-425}
}
This study relates two behaviours, each well documented within its own literature but not previously considered together: closing-in behaviour (CIB) and the effect of visual distractors on reaching. CIB is common in typically developing children, and in adults with dementia, and classically manifests as the tendency to perform graphic copying tasks very close to, or on the top of the model. The effect of visual distractors on reaching has been studied extensively in normal adults. Distractors… CONTINUE READING
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