Visuomotor priming by pictures of hand postures: perspective matters

@article{Vogt2003VisuomotorPB,
  title={Visuomotor priming by pictures of hand postures: perspective matters},
  author={Stefan Vogt and Paul Taylor and Brian Hopkins},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={941-951}
}
Observing hand postures interacts with the preparation of similar actions. This may be due to motor encoding of the observed displays and/or to enhanced visual processing induced by motor planning. We studied the effects of the observer's perspective on motor representation, using a visuomotor priming task with simple responses. Participants were asked to grasp a bar in horizontal or vertical orientation. In Experiment 1, the prime stimuli were pictures of a hand in either "Own" or "Other… CONTINUE READING

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