Environmental Interactions

Cueing in Parkinson's disease

We address effects of augmented visual feedback on postural control to investigate the direct effects of this feedback on postural control and its potential benefits for balance control in patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Embodied cognition and motor control

One of the tenets of the embodied cognition theory is that mental states are grounded in the physical body, which can manifest itself as reciprocity between mental states and bodily states.

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Arousal & Balance

Emotion influences parameters of goal-directed whole-body movements in several ways. Approaching (moving toward) pleasant stimuli is easier compared to approaching unpleasant stimuli. However, when emotional pictures are viewed for a longer time, approaching unpleasant stimuli may in fact be facilitated.

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The Interactive Walkway

The Interactive Walkway: Presentation of augmented-reality objects is controlled in a movement-dependent manner using real-time processing of data derived from multiple spatially and temporally integrated sensors.

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