Motor Task Learning Generalization

Abstract

We investigated how an internal model is generalized when the dynamics of the arm is changed during reaching movements in a force field. We also investigated whether generalization occurs in intrinsic or extrinsic coordinates. Three regions of the workspace were used to train and test the subjects: Left, Right and Center. The subjects were trained in one region with a force field and then were tested in another region with the same force field. The results show substantial generalization in reaching movements when the applied force field is in joint-based (intrinsic) coordinates.

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@inproceedings{Moussavi2001MotorTL, title={Motor Task Learning Generalization}, author={Zahra Moussavi and Reza Shadmehr}, year={2001} }