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Click to edit Master subtitle style  4/22/10 Motor Control Theories Part 2
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 4/22/10 Theories of Motor Control Two different theories 1. Motor Program based theory 2. Dynamic Pattern theory  (Dynamical Systems theory) 1. Memory-based mechanism that controls coordinated  movement. 2. Describes and explains coordinated movement control  by emphasizing the role of information in the 
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 4/22/10 Motor Program-based Theory A set of muscle commands that are organized in  advance and run off without much feedback “All or none” initiated then carried out without  modification Analogous to computer program Specific instructions to muscles: Which muscles What order
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 4/22/10 Evidence for Motor Programs Reaction time increases as the complexity of  the movement increases RT is longer because more time is required to  organize action v Complexity can be increased by Adding elements to an action
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 4/22/10 Experiment: Henry & Rogers  (1960) Method Respond as quickly as possible to a light Three different responses Lift the finger Lift finger, reach and grasp a ball Lift finger, hit several targets in different  directions
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