Self-motion


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Self`-mo´tion


n.1.Motion given by inherent power, without external impulse; spontaneous or voluntary motion.
Matter is not induced with self-motion.
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Du Chatelet on Freedom, Self-Motion, and Moral Necessity, JULIA JORATI
When the animals populating the floor of the ocean started moving 600 million years ago, they faced an important evolutionary challenge: on one hand self-motion carry clear advantages: for example, finding new sources of food and escaping predators.
In conducting their work, the researchers collected several sensorimotor measures, such as balance control and self-motion sensitivity, from 30 healthy participants aged 18-30.
For the study, published in the Journal of Neurophysiology, the researchers collected several sensorimotor measures, such as balance control and self-motion sensitivity, from a small group of healthy participants aged 18-30.
When an observer moves through the environment, the visual perception is guaranteed by optic flow processing [23, 24]; such perception is crucial for action generation during self-motion. The aim of the present study was to analyze the firing pattern of the activity of PEc optic flow neurons, moving beyond the classical mean firing rate.
Furthermore, the VOS, somatosensory, and visual inputs are integrated to provide sensations of self-motion, spatial orientation and balance during navigation.
Visually induced self-motion (vection) affects the speed at which actions are performed.
For most people, this ability to see self-motion in darkness probably is learned, the authors conclude.
Interestingly, only a limited number of self-motion verbs combine with na- and, when they do, their spatial features weaken and these verbs develop extended meanings.
Communicated motion implies self-motion because: a.
The exercises were recalled either immediately or after an unfilled delay and using self-motion or a mannequin.