Mirror-Image Movements in Typing

  • Kevin G. Munhall
  • David J. Ostry


The human arms and hands can function together in many ways, including movement in rapid succession, such as in drumming and typing; movement in unison, such as in clapping and two-handed catching; and complementary movement, as in such tasks as striking a match, knot tying, and complex manipulation. Even casual observation of these activities reveals both the coherence and the complexity of the limb interaction.


Movement Type Bimanual Coordination Letter Pair Opposite Hand Substitution Error 
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  • Kevin G. Munhall
  • David J. Ostry

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