Equilibrium-point control? Yes! Deterministic mechanisms of control? No!

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):765-766 (1995)

Abstract

The equilibrium-point hypothesis is superior to all other models of single-joint control and provides deep insights into the mechanisms of control of multi-joint movements. Attempts at associating control variables with neurophysiological variables look confusing rather than promising. Probabilistic mechanisms may play an important role in movement generation in redundant systems.

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