Cognitive spatial-motor processes

  title={Cognitive spatial-motor processes},
  author={Joseph T. Lurito and Thanae Georgakopoulos and Apostolos P. Georgopoulos},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
Two rhesus monkeys were trained to move a handle on a two-dimensional (2-D) working surface either towards a visual stimulus (“direct” task) or in a direction orthogonal and counterclockwise (CCW) from the stimulus (“transformation” task), depending on whether the stimulus appeared dim or bright, respectively. Thus the direction of the stimulus (S, in polar coordinates) and the direction of the movement (M) were the same in the direct task but differed in the transformation task, such that M… CONTINUE READING