Handbook of Perception and Action, 2

Motor Skills

Edited By

  • Herbert Heuer, Institut fur Arbeitsphysiologie, Universitat Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
  • Steven Keele, University of Oregon, Eugene, U.S.A.


Researchers, technicians, graduate students, and final year undergraduates in psychology, speech and hearing, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, neurobiology, and physiology.


Book information

  • Published: April 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-516162-6

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.Preface.S.W. Keele and H. Heuer, Introduction.General Concepts:D.A. Rosenbaum and H. Krist, Antecedents of Action.M.I. Jordan, Computational Aspects of Motor Control and Motor Learning.H. Heuer, Coordination.D. Vorberg and A.M. Wing, Modeling Variability and Dependence in Timing.R. Ivry, Representational Issues in Motor Learning: Phenomena and Theory.Particular Skills:M.H. Woollacott and J.L. Jensen, Posture and Locomotion.M. Jeannerod, Reaching and Grasping: Parallel Specification of Visuomotor Channels.G.J.P. Savelsbergh and H.T.A. Whiting, Catching: A Motor Learning and Developmental Perspective.C.A. Fowler, Speaking.H.-L. Teulings, Handwriting Movement Control.Chapter References.Subject Index.