The effect of aging on adaptive eye-hand coordination.

@article{Guan2000TheEO,
  title={The effect of aging on adaptive eye-hand coordination.},
  author={Jinhua Guan and Michael G Wade},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={P151-62}
}
Perceptual-motor adaptability of older adults (65 and older) was assessed. Participants in two groups (younger, 20-36 years, and older, 67-87 years) pointed 100 times at a straight-ahead visual target while looking through laterally displacing prisms, with the hand visible early in the pointing movement. Aftereffect tests were administered after adaptation. Each group was then split into decay and readaptation subgroups in which respective treatments were given twice. After each treatment… CONTINUE READING

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