Accession Number : AD0655128

Title :   STUDIES OF ARTIFICIALLY DISTURBED SENSORY COORDINATION IN MAN.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept. 1 Mar 66-28 Feb 67,

Corporate Author : INNSBRUCK UNIV (AUSTRIA) INSTITUT FUER PSYCHOLOGIE

Personal Author(s) : Thurner,Franz

Report Date : 10 MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 143

Abstract : Contents: The problem of incongruence--the 'S-Illusion'; The processing of simultaneous visual and kinesthetic signals of directional movement; Comparison of successive visual and kinesthetic signals; Directional judgments with a visual standard and a kinesthetic comparison object; Increasing suppression of kinesthetic signals by training; Kinesthetic comparison of movement directions; On the dominance of vision over kinesthesis; The adjustment of motor behavior to displaced vision; Differences between displacements and other sources of variance; Performance under different visual feedback conditions; Differences between movement directions and the effect of training; Differences between directions of movement; 'Rule'-learning versus specific learning; Task performance under visual displacement and the problem of abilities.

Descriptors :   (*VISUAL PERCEPTION, *MOTOR REACTIONS), VISUAL SIGNALS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, LEARNING, TRANSFER OF TRAINING, PROPRIOCEPTION, PHOTORECEPTORS, SPACE PERCEPTION, VISION, ILLUSIONS, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), TOUCH, PERCEPTION, THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY), DISTORTION, TRACKING, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, AUSTRIA

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE