News tagged with motor control

Scientists discover how we sense 'stiffness'

Every day, people use their hands effortlessly to assess an object's stiffness, like the ripeness of a piece of fruit. For the first time an international team of scientists led by University College London, have discovered ...

Oct 13, 2016
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Good motor control boosts learning

Infants with good motor skills are better at solving problems that require good cognitive skills. These are the findings of a new study from Uppsala University's Child and Baby Lab recently published online in the scientific ...

Oct 11, 2016
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Growth spurts lower teenage boys' coordination

A sudden growth spurt during adolescence can lower teenage boys' coordination and affect their gait, according to research published in the open access journal Biomedical Engineering OnLine. This study investigates the cause ...

May 19, 2016
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