Haptics in teaching handwriting: the role of perceptual and visuo-motor skills.

@article{Bara2011HapticsIT,
  title={Haptics in teaching handwriting: the role of perceptual and visuo-motor skills.},
  author={Florence Bara and Edouard Gentaz},
  journal={Human movement science},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={745-59}
}
Two studies were carried out in order to better understand the role of perceptual and visuo-motor skills in handwriting. Two training programs, visual-haptic (VH) and visual (V), were compared which differed in the way children explored the letters. The results revealed that improvements of VH training on letter recognition and handwriting quality were higher than improvements after V training. We suppose that VH training was more efficient because it improved both perceptual and visuo-motor… CONTINUE READING
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