1887

Hand Preference and Hand Ability

Evidence from studies in Haptic Cognition

image of Hand Preference and Hand Ability
GBP
Buy:£83.00 + Taxes
  • Author(s): Miriam Ittyerah 1
  • View Affiliations Hide Affiliations
    Affiliations: 1: Institute of Communicative and Cognitive Neuroscience, India
  • Format: PDF
  • Publication Date September 2013
  • e-Book ISBN: 9789027271648
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/ais.5

Abstract

This volume adds new dimension and organization to the literature of touch and the hand, covering a diversity of topics surrounding the perception and cognition of touch in relation to the hand. No animal species compare to humans with regard to the haptic (or touch) sense, so unlike visual or auditory cognition, we know little about such haptic cognition. We do know that motor skills play a major role in haptics, but senses like vision do not determine hand preference or hand ability. It seems also that the potential ability to perform a task may be present in both hands and evidence indicates that the hand used to perform tactile tasks in blind or in sighted conditions is independent of one’s hand preference. This book will be useful for those in education and robotics and can serve as a general text focusing on touch and developmental psychology.

Subjects: Interaction Studies; Cognitive psychology

References

References

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/books/9789027271648
Loading
/content/books/9789027271648
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Chapter
content/books/9789027271648
Book
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was successful
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error