Roles of Visual Information for Control of Reaching Movements in Children.

@article{Rsblad1997RolesOV,
  title={Roles of Visual Information for Control of Reaching Movements in Children.},
  author={B R{\"o}sblad},
  journal={Journal of motor behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={174-82}
}
What visual information do children normally require for the control of reaching movements? How is performance affected when children do not have access to the preferred mode of perceptual information? These questions were studied in 28 children who were tested on 3 occasions: at 6, 7, and 8 years of age. The task was to pick beads, 1 at a time, from 1 cup and carry them to another cup. With the aid of a mirror arrangement and a curtain, the amount of visual information was manipulated with… CONTINUE READING

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