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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/12/10 Action Preparation 4/12/10 Movement preparation  What phases are involved and how do they relate? Intention Preparation Initiation Termination 4/12/10 Preparation Time  Donders (1868)  The motor control system requires time to prepare to produce an intended action  Reaction Time (RT) Index of preparation time required to produce an action Changed by performance situations 4/12/10 Task and Situation Characteristics  Number of response choices Increase in choices => Increase in RT Hicks law (Hick-Hyman law is same) RT = b log2 (N+1) N = Number of choices 4/12/10 Task and Situation Characteristics  Predictability of the correct response choice RT decreases if the correct response choice becomes more predictable Precuing paradigm  Precue: Advance information about an upcoming event that needs a response Attention 4/12/10...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course KIN 3513 taught by Professor Porter during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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