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Control, Organization and Integration in Postural Adjustments

  • Ruth Kaufmann-Hayoz
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASID, volume 56)

Abstract

The theme of these two contributions is one of the most fundamental sensori-motor tasks in human development: holding the body upright while sitting or standing. The authors ask how control of these postures develops in infancy. Before discussing details of the work presented I would like to think a little bit about what “control” means in this context

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

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  • Ruth Kaufmann-Hayoz

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