Planning macroscopic aspects of manual control: end-state comfort and point-of-change effects.

@article{Short1997PlanningMA,
  title={Planning macroscopic aspects of manual control: end-state comfort and point-of-change effects.},
  author={M. W. Short and James H. Cauraugh},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={1997},
  volume={96 1-2},
  pages={133-47}
}
A recent emphasis in motor control research is the planning of macroscopic features and how variables such as efficiency and comfort influence the planning process. This paper extends the work by Rosenbaum and Jorgensen (1992) by further studying the end-state comfort effect. In the first experiment, participants picked up a dowel using an underhand or overhand grip and touched one end to a numbered target on the wall. The height of the #9 target was set at the height of participants' right… CONTINUE READING
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