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By Wolfgang Prinz, Miriam Beisert, Arvid Herwig

ISBN-10: 0262018551

ISBN-13: 9780262018555

The rising box of motion technology is characterised by way of a range of theoretical and methodological techniques that proportion the elemental sensible trust that evolution has optimized cognitive platforms to serve the calls for of motion. This e-book brings jointly the constitutive techniques of motion technology in one resource, overlaying the relation of motion to such cognitive capabilities as belief, recognition, reminiscence, and volition. each one bankruptcy bargains a tutorial-like description of a massive line of inquiry, written by way of a number one scientist within the box. Taken jointly, the chapters mirror a dynamic and speedily growing to be box and supply a discussion board for comparability and attainable integration of methods. After discussing middle questions about how activities are managed and discovered, the ebook considers ecological techniques to motion technology; neurocogntive techniques to motion knowing and a focus; developmental techniques to motion technological know-how; social activities, together with imitation and joint motion; and the relationships among motion and the conceptual method (grounded cognition) and among volition and motion. An rising self-discipline relies on a wealthy and multifaceted provide of theoretical and methodological methods. the variety of views provided during this ebook will function a consultant for destiny explorations in motion technological know-how.

Contributors: Lawrence W. Barsalou, Miriam Beisert, Valerian Chambon, Thomas Goschke, Patrick Haggard, Arvid Herwig, Herbert Heuer, Cecilia Heyes, Bernhard Hommel, Glyn W. Humphreys, Richard B. Ivry, Markus Kiefer, Günther Knoblich, Sally A. Linkenauger, Janeen D. Loehr, Peter J. Marshall, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Wolfgang Prinz, Dennis R. Proffitt, Giacomo Rizzolatti, David A. Rosenbaum, Natalie Sebanz, Corrado Sinigaglia, Sandra Sülzenbrück, Jordan A. Taylor, Michael T. Turvey, Claes von Hofsten, Rebecca A. Williamson

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Then the hand target is chosen as (xh, yh) with xh = –xt and yh = yt in a Cartesian frame of reference centered in the start location of the hand with a frontoparallel abscissa. Thus the hand target is the line-symmetric cursor target in a shifted frame of reference. This symmetry approximation is consistent with the observation of Abeele and Bock (2001) that for adaptation to visuomotor rotations of more than 90°, the initial adjustment is a point-symmetric movement, corresponding to a rotation of 180°.

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