Motor System

Ready, Set, Type! Touch Typists Are Faster, But Not By Much

The first typewriter, invented by a newspaper printer and editor named Christopher Sholes in 1868, had a keyboard arranged like piano keys. Initially, the inventors thought that an alphabetical arrangement of 28 letters in a long row would be the most logical, easiest to use layout. However, after some experimentation More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: An Embodied Account of Early Executive-Function Development: Prospective Motor Control in Infancy Is Related to Inhibition and Working Memory Janna M. Gottwald, Sheila Achermann, Carin Marciszko, Marcus Lindskog, and Gustaf Gredebäck The authors propose an embodied perspective to early executive-functioning development, suggesting More