A new study reports when a pair of monkeys interact during a social task, their brains show episodes of high synchronization.
According to researchers, physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups. The findings could help improve current physical rehabilitation techniques by training patients in groups to improve movement skills.
Researchers discover a slight decline in fine motor skills associated with aging, with a marked drop in ability for those aged 64 and older.
Researchers report NBA players who are more skilled than their peers early in their careers remain more skilled as they age. Additionally, they have a slower decline in their performance after the peak of their careers.
Researchers have developed software capable of measuring writing speed and the pressure of a pen on a page. Asking volunteers to draw spirals, and using the new technology to analyse both speed and pen pressure, researchers were able to detect who had Parkinson's, as well as the severity of the disease.
Researchers discover toddlers with poor motor function also exhibit poor math skills. The findings could help educators to identify children who may require extra math help.
A new study links exposure to phthalates during pregnancy and an increased risk of motor skill deficits in 11 year old children.
A new study using non-human primates found infants of mothers who were stressed during pregnancy grew faster but had slower motor development than their peers.
Repeated, extensive practice can be replaced by brief memory reactivation to help boost learning, a new study reports.