Examining the Spatiotemporal Disruption to Gaze When Using a Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand

Parr, Johnny and Vine, Samuel J. and Harrison, Neil and Wood, Greg (2017) Examining the Spatiotemporal Disruption to Gaze When Using a Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand. Journal of Motor Behavior, 50 (4). pp. 416-425. ISSN 0022-2895

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to provide a detailed account of the spatial and temporal disruptions to eye-hand coordination when using a prosthetic hand during a sequential fine motor skill. Twenty-one able-bodied participants performed 15 trials of the picking up coins task derived from the Southampton Hand Assessment Procedure with their anatomic hand and with a prosthesis simulator while wearing eye-tracking equipment. Gaze behavior results revealed that when using the prosthesis, performance detriments were accompanied by significantly greater hand-focused gaze and a significantly longer time to disengage gaze from manipulations to plan upcoming movements. The study findings highlight key metrics that distinguish disruptions to eye-hand coordination that may have implications for the training of prosthesis use.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information and Comments: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Motor Behavior, on 19 September 2017, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00222895.2017.1363703
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Science > Psychology
Depositing User: Neil Harrison
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2018 09:49
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2018 09:49
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/2711

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