The cause of control movements in a tracking task.

  • Rick Marken
  • Published 1980 in Perceptual and motor skills


The classical cause-effect or input-output model of behavior breaks down when there is feedback from response to stimulus. Using a compensatory tracking task it is shown that response variations on different occasions can be nearly identical while stimulus variations on these occasions are completely unrelated. This result seems to rule out stimulus… (More)

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@article{Marken1980TheCO, title={The cause of control movements in a tracking task.}, author={Rick Marken}, journal={Perceptual and motor skills}, year={1980}, volume={51 3 Pt 1}, pages={755-8} }