The guiding of human writing movements

  title={The guiding of human writing movements},
  author={J. J. Denier and J. Ph. Thuring},
The subject of this study has been the way in which fast writing movements are guided. It is concluded that: 1. For fast handwriting the principle of position feedback does not hold; 2. There is physiological evidence for resolving the writing movements into two more or less perpendicular directions; 3. The shape of a word is determined by the timing of the muscle contractions and not by the magnitude of the forces used; 4. A general change of size is coupled to a proportional change in the… CONTINUE READING

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