The temporal organization of posture changes during the first year of independent walking

  title={The temporal organization of posture changes during the first year of independent walking},
  author={J. S. Metcalfe and L. Chen and T-Y. Chang and K. McDowell and J. Jeka and J. Clark},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  • J. S. Metcalfe, L. Chen, +3 authors J. Clark
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Experimental Brain Research
  • Although the development of upright posture has received considerable attention, the quiet stance of infants in their first months of learning this fundamental behavior has not been well studied. The purpose of the present study was to characterize the time evolutionary properties, or temporal organization, of these infants’ unperturbed upright stance as well as to elucidate how somatosensory information influences that organization. Six healthy, full-term infants were tested monthly from walk… CONTINUE READING

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