The motor-cognitive model of motor imagery : Evidence from timing errors in simulated reaching and grasping. / Glover, Scott; Baran, Marek.

In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Vol. 43, No. 7, 07.2017, p. 1359-1375.

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The motor-cognitive model of motor imagery : Evidence from timing errors in simulated reaching and grasping. / Glover, Scott; Baran, Marek.

In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Vol. 43, No. 7, 07.2017, p. 1359-1375.

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Glover, S & Baran, M 2017, 'The motor-cognitive model of motor imagery: Evidence from timing errors in simulated reaching and grasping', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 1359-1375. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000389

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Glover, S., & Baran, M. (2017). The motor-cognitive model of motor imagery: Evidence from timing errors in simulated reaching and grasping. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(7), 1359-1375. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000389

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Glover S, Baran M. The motor-cognitive model of motor imagery: Evidence from timing errors in simulated reaching and grasping. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 2017 Jul;43(7):1359-1375. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000389

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Glover, Scott ; Baran, Marek. / The motor-cognitive model of motor imagery : Evidence from timing errors in simulated reaching and grasping. In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 2017 ; Vol. 43, No. 7. pp. 1359-1375.

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