The impact of pitch on tempo-spatial accuracy and precision in intercepting a virtually moving ball
Tolentino-Castro, J.W., Schroeger, A., Cañal-Bruland, R. and Raab, M. The impact of pitch on tempo-spatial accuracy and precision in intercepting a virtually moving ball. Journal of Motor Behavior.
|Authors||Tolentino-Castro, J.W., Schroeger, A., Cañal-Bruland, R. and Raab, M.|
In two experiments, horizontal and vertical orientated sounds moved in parabolas. Participants had to touch a screen to indicate where and when a virtual moving ball would cross a visible line. We predicted that due to the sensitivity of the auditory system to temporal information, manipulations of pitch should affect temporal errors more than spatial errors. Stimuli were sound sources at five different pitches moving along a parabola produced through loudspeakers mounted around a touch screen. Results showed pitch effects on spatial constant and spatial variable errors when the parabola was horizontally oriented (Exp. 1), and on temporal constant errors in vertically oriented parabolas (Exp. 2). We conclude that temporal and spatial precision in interception tasks were affected differently by pitch manipulations and require consideration in future studies when assessing the impact of auditory information on virtually catching moving balls.
|Keywords||auditory stimuli, accuracy, precision, interception task, spatial error, temporal error|
|Journal||Journal of Motor Behavior|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||19 May 2021|
|Deposited||25 May 2021|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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