WJNS  Vol.3 No.3 , August 2013
Visuo-motor related time analysis using electroencephalograms
ABSTRACT

The objective of the present study was to assess the relationship of response time and peak latency of P300 with a simple-reaction task. Seven male subjects who were experienced players in decision-making sports were included. Two main findings were noted. First, the P300 latencies of Fz and Pz were correlated with visuo-motor related time. Second, in terms of latencies of visual evoked potentials, the correlations were observed only between Oz-P2 latency and visuo-motor related time. These results suggest that the length of visuo-motor related time is related to the processing involved in the higher order brain site involving specific processing in the visual cortex.


Cite this paper
Yotani, K. , Tamaki, H. , Nakamoto, H. , Yuki, A. , Kirimoto, H. , Kitada, K. , Ogita, F. and Mori, S. (2013) Visuo-motor related time analysis using electroencephalograms. World Journal of Neuroscience, 3, 142-146. doi: 10.4236/wjns.2013.33018.
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