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Multiple Specification of an Object’s Size for Picking it up.

Jeroen.B.J., Smeets and Brenner, Eli (1996) Multiple Specification of an Object’s Size for Picking it up. [Conference Paper]

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Abstract

Subjects were asked to pick up disks. The apparent size of the disks was manipulated by a visual illusion. Of the two aspects of the action which depend on the objects size, only one was affected by the illusion. We conclude that different aspects of an action are controlled independently, instead of being co-ordinated on the basis of one perceptual variable.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:human, arm movements, hand movements, fingers grasping, prehension, force, weight, illusion, size, acceleration.
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Neuroscience > Neurophysiology
Psychology > Psychophysics
ID Code:854
Deposited By:Smeets, Jeroen B.J.
Deposited On:30 May 2000
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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