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

  title={Roles of Visual Information for Control of Reaching Movements in Children.},
  author={B R{\"o}sblad},
  journal={Journal of motor behavior},
  volume={29 2},
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

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
12 Citations
31 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

On the mechanisms of precise hand movements (in Russian)

  • B.
  • Psichologitsheskij Journal,
  • 1980
Highly Influential
10 Excerpts

Online control of hand reaching at undetected target displacements

  • O. Martin, C. Prablanc
  • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…