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Excerpt — Motor Control in Everyday Actions

The Farmers' Market

What are the roles of motor error and hypervigilance in unintended acceleration accidents?

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Push or Pull?

How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?

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Cutting wood and missing putts

How are constant error, variable error, and absolute error useful for understanding motor control?

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Forensic motor control

What are generalized motor programs, and what do keystroke dynamics reveal about them?

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Learning to win from losing

Why is the learning–performance distinction important?

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