Direct visuomotor mapping for fast visually-evoked arm movements

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Direct visuomotor mapping for fast visually-evoked arm movements. / Reynolds, Raymond F; Day, Brian L.

In: Neuropsychologia, Vol. 50, No. 14, 2012, p. 3169-3173.

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abstract = "In contrast to conventional reaction time (RT) tasks, saccadic RT's to visual targets are very fast and unaffected by the number of possible targets. This can be explained by the sub-cortical circuitry underlying eye movements, which involves direct mapping between retinal input and motor output in the superior colliculus. Here we asked if the choice-invariance established for the eyes also applies to a special class of fast visuomotor responses of the upper limb. Using a target-pointing paradigm we observed very fast reaction times (",
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