Programming of Speech and Nonspeech Motor Activity

  • Wouter Hulstijn


The idea that at least part of our movements (and in particular the fast ones) are planned or programmed before their initiation is an old, and in the research area of motor control, well accepted idea. Particularly the successive rapid movements that are so characteristic of fluent speech are considered by many to be prepared in one form or another before they are uttered. In this chapter an impression will be given of the evolution of theorizing on motor programming.


Reaction Time Movement Sequence Motor Program Simple Reaction Time Coordinative Structure 
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