The effect of mental calculation on stabilization of posture in a dynamic virtual environment

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We explored the trade-off between simultaneous demands of attention to a mental calculation task, visual motion, and postural stabilization. Six healthy adults (23 ± 0.97 yrs) performed a balance task and a secondary calculation task in a stationary or translating immersive virtual reality environment. Coupling of visual and base of support motion produced… (More)

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