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Target tracking task

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Psychomotor processes are traditionally investigated separately from other cognitive processes and the interest in their research is somewhat lower. There is a slightly greater interest in their research during the appearance of various neurological disorders.

Psychomotor processes are almost always covertly present in the study of almost all cognitive processes (even verbal ones), and most often their influence on dependent variables is neglected or implicitly included in the error variance. Almost all (psycho)motor functions are extremely evolutionarily valuable and in real life are often more important than many cognitive processes.

Eye-hand coordination when tracking a moving target is one of the most complex psychomotor processes. A huge number of neural networks and anatomical regions are involved in its successful realization.

The task of following a moving target on the screen. The target (circle) follows a random path (trajectory) within the boundaries of the screen. During the task, the target must be tracked with the mouse. Within the application it is possible to change a very small number of settings.

Language interface: Simple English

Software requirements: Any web browser with ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) support. See browser list: here.

The application has been tested on the following web browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Opera. We mainly develop all our web applications in the Firefox browser. Therefore, generally speaking, the latest version of Firefox is always the most secure solution for reliable use of our web applications.

Licence: GNU Lesser General Public License

Version: 1.0