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The role of rotational hand movements and general motor ability in children’s mental rotation performance

Jansen, Petra and Kellner, Jan Peter Florian (2015) The role of rotational hand movements and general motor ability in children’s mental rotation performance. Frontiers in Psychology 2015 (6), pp. 1-19.

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Abstract

Mental rotation of visual images of body parts and abstract shapes can be influenced by simultaneous motor activity. Children in particular seem to have a strong coupling between motor and cognitive processes. We investigated the influence of a rotational hand movement performed by rotating a knob on mental rotation performance in primary school-age children (N= 83; Age range: 7.0-8.3 and ...

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Item type:Article
Date:29 June 2015
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Sportwissenschaft
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00984DOI
Article ID: 984Other
Keywords:Children, mental rotation, motor processes, Motor abilities, interference
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:32097
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