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Latest Motor control Stories

2011-10-05 04:00:00

Iannuzzo’s Karate School helps children develop hand-eye coordination skills by having blocks, punches and kicks aimed towards multiple angles and from alternating stances.

2011-08-17 13:18:00

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but how do our brains decide when and who we should copy?

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2011-07-20 10:35:55

Players of the game “rock, paper, scissors” unknowingly mimic one another’s hand shapes, increasing the chance of the game ending in a draw.

2011-06-24 12:10:38

Albert Einstein defined insanity as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

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2011-04-20 09:16:43

Right-handedness is a distinctively human characteristic, with right-handers outnumbering lefties nine-to-one.

2011-03-11 00:00:27

Inspired by his daughter's need to improve her fine motor skills, app developer Frank Jensen is leveraging the multi-touch capabilities of the iPad into a tool to improve fine motor skills in kids and adults. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 BinaryLabs is turning the iPad into a tool for improving fine motor skills with the introduction of Dexteria, a new app for the iPad.

2011-02-20 21:47:44

According to University of Toronto speech-language pathologist Luc De Nil, the beat could be revealing such things as how children master one of the most complex tasks of all – speech.

2010-12-17 16:56:44

It is well known that music arouses emotions.

2010-11-05 15:42:26

Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, have identified a genetic variant which influences whether a person with dyslexia is more skilled with either the left or right hand.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.