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Measuring motor speed through typing: a surrogate for the finger tapping test

Behavior Research Methods

Apr 16, 2011

Daniel AustinMisha Pavel

Abstract

Motor speed is an important indicator and predictor of both cognitive and physical function. One common assessment of motor speed is the finger-tapping test (FTT), which is typically administered as part of a neurological or neuropsychological assessment. However, the FTT suffers from s...read more

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Memory for Designs Test
Neuropsychological Tests
Psychomotor Performance
Assessor (genus)
Fatigue
Fingers
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Measuring motor speed through typing: a surrogate for the finger tapping test

Behavior Research Methods

Apr 16, 2011

Daniel AustinMisha Pavel

PMID: 21494919

DOI: 10.3758/s13428-011-0100-1

Abstract

Motor speed is an important indicator and predictor of both cognitive and physical function. One common assessment of motor speed is the finger-tapping test (FTT), which is typically administered as part of a neurological or neuropsychological assessment. However, the FTT suffers from s...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Memory for Designs Test
Neuropsychological Tests
Psychomotor Performance
Assessor (genus)
Fatigue
Fingers
2
59

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