publication . Article . 2013

Training haptic stiffness discrimination:: Time course of learning with or without visual information and knowledge of results

Kinneret Teodorescu; Sylvain Bouchigny; Maria Korman;
Open Access English
  • Published: 20 Feb 2013
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
Objective: In this study, we explored the time course of haptic stiffness discrimination learning and how it was affected by two experimental factors, the addition of visual information and/or knowledge of results (KR) during training. Background: Stiffness perception may integrate both haptic and visual modalities. However, in many tasks, the visual field is typically occluded, forcing stiffness perception to be dependent exclusively on haptic information. No studies to date addressed the time course of haptic stiffness perceptual learning. Method: Using a virtual environment (VE) haptic interface and a two-alternative forced-choice discrimination task, the hap...
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free text keywords: haptic interfaces, virtual environment, human performance, learning, stiffness perception, training, [SPI]Engineering Sciences [physics], Behavioral Neuroscience, Applied Psychology, Human Factors and Ergonomics, Modalities, Simulation, Knowledge of results, Visual field, Haptic technology, Stiffness, medicine.symptom, medicine, Engineering, business.industry, business, Human–computer interaction, Poison control, Discrimination learning, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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