Error Augmentation: The Alternative Approach to Treat Brain Injury

Carmeli E
2016 Journal of Aging Science  
Enhancement of sensory motor performance is vital in rehabilitation after brain injury. This short communication discusses a new approach in motor learning and rehabilitation: The error augmentation (EA) which utilizes incorrect visual and proprioceptive feedback to improve motor adaptation. In EA technology, the computer distinguishes and amplifies errors in a patient's movement from a preferred trajectory, or modifies the visual feedback of the movement trajectory, and consequently gives
more » ... sis to visual and sensory feedback. The existence of this error in visual input requires from patients to reinforce their motor control as they work against the error-driven disturbance to the movements, at the same time it enhances motivation to learn by making even little errors seem great.
doi:10.4172/2329-8847.1000165 fatcat:mqbixfpftrarhhpr6vww6s2cye