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Hand preference and hand ability : evidence from studies in haptic cognition

Author: Miriam Ittyerah
Publisher: Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013.
Series: Advances in interaction studies, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Ittyerah, Miriam.
Hand preference and hand ability
(DLC) 2013018483
(OCoLC)853618570
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Ittyerah
ISBN: 9789027271648 902727164X 1299834663 9781299834668
OCLC Number: 858981530
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Preface, pix-x; 2. Chapter 1. Ways of knowing, p1-34; 3. Chapter 2. Hand, p35-66; 4. Chapter 3. Hand and brain, p67-102; 5. Chapter 4. Tactile cognition, p103-144; 6. Chapter 5. Hand and skill: Toward a theory of equal hand ability, p145-184; 7. Epilogue, p185-192; 8. References, p193-234; 9. Author index, p235-242; 10. Subject index, p243-248
Series Title: Advances in interaction studies, v. 5.
Responsibility: Miriam Ittyerah, Institute of Communicative and Cognitive Neuroscience, India.

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Suitable for those in education and robotics and can serve as a general text focusing on touch and developmental psychology, this title adds dimension and organization to the literature of touch and  Read more...

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