The influence of attention and age on the occurrence of mirror movements.

@article{Baliz2005TheIO,
  title={The influence of attention and age on the occurrence of mirror movements.},
  author={Yasmin Baliz and Christine Armatas and Maree Farrow and Kate E. Hoy and Paul B. Fitzgerald and John L. Bradshaw and Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={855-62}
}
This study utilised a finger force task to investigate the influence of attention and age on the occurrence of motor overflow in the form of mirror movements in neurologically intact adults. Forty right-handed participants were recruited from three age groups: 20-30 years, 40-50 years, and 60-70 years. Participants were required to maintain a target force using both their index and middle fingers, representing 50% of their maximum strength capacity for that hand. Attention was directed to a… CONTINUE READING

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