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Locomotor Actions



Perceptual/intrinsic control of balance, crawling, walking, running, swimming, flying, landing, driving.


A sprinter tauG-guiding his foot
from one footfall to the next.
(Lee 2005)


A runner negotiating unevenly spaced ‘stepping stones’ on a treadmill belt.
(Warren, Young & Lee 1986)
Flying to asymptote on a surface
using tau-guidance. (Lee 1998)
An echolocating bat using tau-guidance to snatch a hanging mealworm.
(Lee, Simmons, Saillant & Buffard 1995)