VISUALLY GUIDED REACHING

motions wherein simultaneous visual data is utilized to find a target and veer away from obstacles. Visually guided reaching is contrasted with motions to be recalled, but unobserved, objectives and with motions guided by other senses.

VISUALLY GUIDED REACHING: "An example of visually guided reaching is an infant reaching for his or her mother upon seeing her. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VISUALLY GUIDED REACHING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/visually-guided-reaching/ (accessed December 11, 2019).
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