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Latest Motor control Stories

eye hand coordination
2014-08-05 03:30:55

People not only use their eyes to see, but also to move. It takes less than a fraction of a second to execute the loop that travels from the brain to the eyes, and then to the hands and/or arms.

2014-04-04 12:33:59

Practicing your timing and rhythmicity can make you a more precise and stable golfer or soccer player.

2014-04-03 10:07:15

People with schizophrenia often misinterpret what they see and experience in the world.

2014-01-22 23:29:20

Co-founder Paul Zeir has compiled compelling evidence linking music education to enhanced brain development in children.

2014-01-10 10:59:12

We might have more in common with a lamprey than we think.

2013-12-20 13:35:08

Anyone who has tried to learn a second language knows how difficult it is to absorb new words and use them to accurately express ideas in a completely new cultural format.

2013-11-21 14:21:09

When reading text or listening to someone speak, we construct rich mental models that allow us to draw conclusions about other people, objects, actions, events, mental states and contexts.

2013-11-14 11:46:40

Shifting the emphasis from gaze to hand, a study by Indiana University cognitive scientists provides compelling evidence for a new and possibly dominant way for social partners -- in this case, 1-year-olds and their parents -- to coordinate the process of joint attention, a key component of parent-child communication and early language learning.

2013-09-15 23:01:06

A playful painting activity and a laundry list of ideas that develop fine motor skills have been released on Kids Activities Blog.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.