4. Selection and Control of Action

  1. Gavriel Salvendy3,4
  1. Robert W. Proctor1 and
  2. Kim-Phuong L. Vu2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch4

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Proctor, R. W. and Vu, K.-P. L. (2012) Selection and Control of Action, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, Wet Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, California State University—Long Beach, Long Beach, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • selection and control of action;
  • action selection, in single-task performance;
  • motor control and learning;
  • coordination of effectors;
  • motor learning, and skill acquisition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Selection of Action

  • Motor Control and Learning

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References