Moving to directly cued locations abolishes spatial interference during bimanual actions.

@article{Diedrichsen2001MovingTD,
  title={Moving to directly cued locations abolishes spatial interference during bimanual actions.},
  author={J{\"o}rn Diedrichsen and Eliot Hazeltine and S Kennerley and Richard B. Ivry},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={493-8}
}
Interference is frequently observed during bimanual movements if the two hands perform nonsymmetric actions. We examined the source of bimanual interference in two experiments in which we compared conditions involving symmetric movements with conditions in which the movements were of different amplitudes or different directions. The target movements were cued either symbolically by letters or directly by the onset of the target locations. With symbolic cues, reaction times were longer when the… CONTINUE READING
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