Exploratory behavior during stance persists with visual feedback.

@article{Murnaghan2011ExploratoryBD,
  title={Exploratory behavior during stance persists with visual feedback.},
  author={Chantelle D Murnaghan and Brian C. Horslen and J. Timothy Inglis and Mark G. Carpenter},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={195},
  pages={54-9}
}
Recent evidence showing center of pressure (COP) displacements increase following an external stabilization of the center of mass (COM) supports the theory that postural sway may be exploratory and serve as a means of acquiring sensory information. The aim of the current study was to further test this theory and rule out potential confounding effects of sensory illusions or motor drift on prior observations. Participants stood as still as possible in an apparatus which allowed movements of the… CONTINUE READING
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