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A test of motor (not executive) planning in developmental coordination disorder and autism.

Abstract:

Grip selection tasks have been used to test "planning" in both autism and developmental coordination disorder (DCD). We differentiate between motor and executive planning and present a modified motor planning task. Participants grasped a cylinder in 1 of 2 orientations before turning it clockwise or anticlockwise. The rotation resulted in a comfortable final posture at the cost of a harder initial reaching action on 50% of trials. We hypothesized that grip selection would be dominated by moto...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1037/a0017177

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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van Bergen, E
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Publisher:
American Psychological Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
493-499
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
1939-1277
ISSN:
0096-1523
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uuid:417dbf21-bfa1-4b9e-a1d2-bcf56ea9083b
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364167
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pubs:364167

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