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Movement Planning Reflects Skill Level and Age Changes in Toddlers
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2010 (English)In: Child Development, ISSN 0009-3920, E-ISSN 1467-8624, Vol. 81, no 6, 1846-1858 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Kinematic measures of children's reaching were found to reflect stable differences in skill level for planning for future actions. Thirty-five toddlers (18-21 months) were engaged in building block towers (precise task) and in placing blocks into an open container (imprecise task). Sixteen children were retested on the same tasks a year later. Longer deceleration as the hand approached the block for pickup was found in the tower task compared with the imprecise task, indicating planning for the second movement. More skillful toddlers who could build high towers had a longer deceleration phase when placing blocks on the tower than toddlers who built low towers. Kinematic differences between the groups remained a year later when all children could build high towers.

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2010. Vol. 81, no 6, 1846-1858 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-139476DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01514.xISI: 000284272000016PubMedID: 21077868OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-139476DiVA: diva2:381420
Available from: 2010-12-27 Created: 2010-12-27 Last updated: 2017-12-11Bibliographically approved

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