As we interact with the world around us, we process loads of sensory information across different modalities. But this isn't done passively – the overwhelming consensus is that we proactively interact with the environment, using priors or predictions about the world and about sensory consequences to optimise and streamline perception and action. For instance, when … Continue reading Commentary: Forms of prediction in the nervous system – Teufel and Fletcher
I collected the data from the first participant for my pegboard task this week. It's a simple pilot study where we aim to investigate how sensory uncertainty affects motor learning during a fine motor control task. The participant simply has to fill holes on a pegboard with pegs, but one group wears a blindfold to … Continue reading Pegs.