Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to motor activity dependent on or involving sight: the visuomotor coordination required to write.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to those motor activities that are dependent on visual coordination

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

visu(al) + motor.

Examples

  • See also S. P. Deeny et al., “Electroencephalographic coherence during visuomotor performance: A comparison of cortico-cortical communication in experts and novices,” Journal of Motor Behavior, 41 2008, 106–16.

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  • Modularity and interaction of brain regions underlying visuomotor coordination.

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  • These are central systems that subserve brain stem reflexes and visuomotor integrative performance that are typically displayed in infant behavior.

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  • Full-scale IQ, general memory index, and visuomotor composite scores increased between the baseline and 5-year assessments in both treatment groups.

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  • The other study published in the same JAMA issue took place in Portugal where the researchers followed and compared two groups of children–one with mercury amalgams and one without–for seven years looking at memory, ability to focus, visuomotor functions and nerve conduction velocities.

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  • In particular, he appreciates that the robust differences between dreaming and waking consciousness such as the visuomotor hallucinosis, the delusional belief that one is awake, the distinctive defects in cognition, the heightened emotionality, and the poor memory have their neural correlates in the altered neural activation pattern of REM sleep.

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  • The illusion has also been demonstrated using visuomotor correlation between the movements of the hidden real hand and the seen fake hand.

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  • However, the STN DBS group experienced a greater decline on a test of visuomotor processing speed, which measures how quickly someone thinks and acts on information.

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  • Both groups were tested in a prism adaptation task known to be sensible to both motor performance and visuomotor learning deficits.

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  • This procedure has been adopted in several previous neuroimaging studies on visuomotor control of grasping in humans

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