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Macmillan Higher Education

Sensorimotor Control and Learning

An introduction to the behavioral neuroscience of action

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Palgrave

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Part I - Fundamentals
Part III - Sensorimotor learning
Part II - Sensorimotor control

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Hardcover - 9780230371057

21 August 2012

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A comprehensive introduction for undergraduate students. Principals of Sensorimotor Control and Learning presents an integrated picture of sensorimotor behaviour. It provides integrated coverage of: brain and behaviour,...

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A comprehensive introduction for undergraduate students. Principals of Sensorimotor Control and Learning presents an integrated picture of sensorimotor behaviour. It provides integrated coverage of: brain and behaviour, perception and action, theory and experiment, performance (kinematics and kinetics of behaviour) and outcomes.

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Integrated approach: the only textbook at this level with an integrated approach to sensorimotor behaviour and learning (integrating neuropsychology, neuroscience and kinesiology)

Highly respected author: strong research profile in kinesiology and psychology

Insightful and engaging: bursting with highquality illustrations and diagrams to clearly explain examples

PART I: FUNDAMENTALS
Motor Behavior and Control
Neuromechanical Foundations
Sensorimotor Foundations
Visuomotor Foundations
PART II: SENSORIMOTOR CONTROL
Stimulus-Elicited Behavior
Reflex Circuitry and Voluntary Motor Control
Spatial Orientation and Postural Control
Locomotion on Legs
Getting Around: Visual Control of Locomotor Manoeuvres
Staying on Track
Programs and Pattern Generation
Aiming to be Accurate
Sequences and Series
PART III: SENSORIMOTOR LEARNING
Learning: Process and Mechanism
Adaptation and Acquisition.

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JAMES TRESILIAN is Professor of Psychology at Warwick University. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland. Professor Tresilian is a very well-regarded researcher in the field of perception, movement and learning.

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JAMES TRESILIAN is Professor of Psychology at Warwick University. He is also Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland. Professor Tresilian is a very well-regarded researcher in the field of perception, movement and learning.

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