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Motor control   /mˈoʊtər kəntrˈoʊl/   Listen
Motor control

Control of muscles.

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... knowledge. The average time was 2.3 seconds. If two of the other time-reactions were left out, which were probably slow from lack of knowledge, the average time would be 1.6 seconds for 15 opposites. This shows evidence of some good mental control on the language side. Motor control was fair. He was able to tap 75 of our squares with 2 errors in 30 seconds, just a medium performance. A letter written on this date contains quite a few mis-spelled short words: "My father Send me to This Court for The troubels I had with ...
— Pathology of Lying, Etc. • William and Mary Healy

... Interest in common objective things; (2) ability to form permanent associative connections between successive motor cooerdinations (memory for a series of acts); and (3) skill in the acquisition of voluntary motor control. The last factor is probably much less important than the other two. Motor awkwardness often prolongs the time from the usual ten or fifteen seconds to thirty or forty seconds, but it is rarely a cause of a failure. The important thing is to be ...
— The Measurement of Intelligence • Lewis Madison Terman

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