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A customizable tablet app for hand movement research outside the lab.

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Summary of "A customizable tablet app for hand movement research outside the lab."

. Precise behavioral measurements allow the discovery of movement constraints that provide insights into sensory-motor processes and their underlying neural mechanisms. For instance, when humans draw an ellipse on a piece of paper, the instantaneous speed of the pen co-varies tightly with the local curvature of the path. Known as the speed-curvature power law, this phenomenon relates to fundamental questions of motor control. NEW
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. We have developed a software app for displaying static curves or dynamic targets while recording finger or stylus movements on Android touch-screen tablets. Designed for human hand movement research, the app is free, ready-to-use, open-source and customizable.

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Name: Journal of neuroscience methods
ISSN: 1872-678X
Pages: 108398

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