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Research Article

Slower Visuomotor Corrections with Unchanged Latency are Consistent with Optimal Adaptation to Increased Endogenous Noise in the Elderly

  • Michael Sherback mail,

    sherback@idsc.mavt.ethz.ch

    Affiliation: Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas,

    Affiliations: Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Raffaello D'Andrea

    Affiliation: Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Published: March 12, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000708

About the Authors

Michael Sherback, Raffaello D'Andrea
Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas
Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sherback@idsc.mavt.ethz.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS RD. Performed the experiments: MS. Analyzed the data: MS FJVC RD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MS. Wrote the paper: MS.