eye-hand coordination

   Movement of the hand as directed by the eye and brain. See direction, representation, and sight.

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  • Eye–hand coordination — Eye–hand (alternatively hand–eye) coordination refers to the control of eye movement and the processing of visual input to guide bodily movement. This has been studied in activities as diverse as tea making, the movement of solid objects such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Eye–hand span — The eye–hand span is the distance between the eyes and the hands on a text usually linguistic text that is being copy typed or music notation that is being performed. The eye–hand span is typically measured from the location of central visual… …   Wikipedia

  • hand-eye coordination — noun The total amount of coordination a person has between their eyes and their hands; a persons dexterity in activities highly dependent upon sight, such as catching a ball. Sorry, but I just dont think you have the hand eye coordination needed… …   Wiktionary

  • hand-eye coordination — UK US noun [uncountable] the ability to do things that involve your hands and eyes working together, for example catching a ball, passing something through a needle, or drawing pictures Thesaurus: skill, talent and abilitysynonym * * * noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand-eye coordination — hand ,eye coordi nation noun uncount the ability to do things that involve your hands and eyes working together, for example catching a ball, passing something through a needle, or drawing pictures …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coordination — (BrE also co ordination) noun 1 working together ADJECTIVE ▪ better, greater ▪ close, effective ▪ poor ▪ inter agency …   Collocations dictionary

  • eye — /aɪ / (say uy) noun (plural eyes) 1. the organ of sight or vision. 2. all the structures situated within or near the orbit which assist the organ of vision. 3. this organ with respect to the colour of the iris: blue eyes. 4. the region… …   Australian English dictionary

  • eye disease — Introduction  any of the diseases or disorders that affect the human eye (eye, human).       This article briefly describes the more common diseases of the eye and its associated structures, the methods used in examination and diagnosis, and the… …   Universalium

  • coordination — noun /koʊˌɔrdɪˈneɪʃən/ a) the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect. Then theres the State Service and the police and several other services. And there is no proper co ordination, no single head …   Wiktionary

  • hand-eye coordination — /ˌhænd aɪ koʊɔdəˈneɪʃən/ (say .hand uy kohawduh nayshuhn) noun the coordination of hand movements to visual perception, as in catching a ball …   Australian English dictionary

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