Dexterity and Its Development

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Subject Index
A
Action, 144-167
development of, 431, 435-438
cultural aspects of, 439-447
organization of, 266, 270, 404, 405, 407, 433, 434
Affordances, 439, 440
Anticipation, 225-227, 313
B
Background corrections, 129, 130, 153, 162-169, 184-192, 209, 239
Biomechanics
basis of dexterity, 305-338
of extremities, 77-79
of hitting, 255
of labor movements, 255
of skeletal-articular-muscular system, 25-30
Brain systems, 99-101, 130-133
cerebellum, 99, 122
cortex, 99, 100, 124, 130-133, 151-153, 179, 208
extrapyramidal system, 89, 90, 92-96, 100, 122, 130-133
pallidum, 99, 100, 102, 122
pyramidal system, 47, 92-96, 103, 104, 130-133, 152, 208
striatum, 99, 122, 123, 178
thalamus, 99, 122-124
C
Coactivation of muscles, 291, 329
Collective variables, 301
Complex system approach, 294-296
Conditioned reflexes
theory of, 173, 259-273
Bernstein's critique of, 173-175, 253, 258, 259-273
Control
difficulties of, 32-41
of eye movements, 31, 32
of speech, 30, 31
Control parameters (variables), 301, 357, 396, 397
Coordination, 41-43, 239-241, 410-412
absolute, 348
relative, 348-351
Coordinative laws, 286, 300, 397, 404
Cortex, 274

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