Locomotor adaptation is modulated by observing the actions of others.

@article{Patel2015LocomotorAI,
  title={Locomotor adaptation is modulated by observing the actions of others.},
  author={Mitesh Patel and R Edward Roberts and Mohammed U Riyaz and Maroof Ahmed and David Buckwell and Karen L. Bunday and Hena Ahmad and Diego N Kaski and Qadeer Arshad and Adolfo Miguel Bronstein},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={1538-44}
}
Observing the motor actions of another person could facilitate compensatory motor behavior in the passive observer. Here we explored whether action observation alone can induce automatic locomotor adaptation in humans. To explore this possibility, we used the "broken escalator" paradigm. Conventionally this involves stepping upon a stationary sled after… CONTINUE READING