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The Study of Children: Voluntary Motor Ability


by W. L. Bryan 1901

American Journal of Psychology, Vol. V, No. 2 (Nov., 1892). [Bryan tested the rapidity with which children of different ages could make the movement of tapping with a telegraph key. The movement was made in four ways: (1) by moving the upper arm up and down and hitting the key with the elbow, (2) by moving the forearm up and down and hitting the key with the under side of the forearm just back of the wrist, (3) by moving the hand up and down and hitting the key with the palm, (4) by moving the forefinger up and down and hitting the key with it. To quote the more exact account by Mr. Bryan: ] All the joints of the upper extremities were tested. The conditions of the tests were as follows:...


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 2 Number 3, 1901, p. 207-226
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 9719, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 12:20:17 AM

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