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Effectively responding to tactile stimulation: Do homologous cue and effector locations really matter?
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PMID:  24932995     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report a study designed to investigate the extent to which speeded behavioral responses following tactile stimulation are influenced by differences in neural conduction latencies at different body sites and/or by the characteristics of the compatibility between the cue and effector. The results showed that it may not be particularly desirable to present tactile cues (e.g., warning signals) to an interface operator's feet if a speeded foot response is required, for even though such an arrangement maximizes the set-level compatibility between the stimulus and the response, it turns out that response latencies are primarily determined by conduction latencies through the peripheral nervous system.
Cristy Ho; Charles Spence
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta psychologica     Volume:  151C     ISSN:  1873-6297     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Psychol (Amst)     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370366     Medline TA:  Acta Psychol (Amst)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  32-39     Citation Subset:  -    
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