Topics in Cognitive Science 3 (4):632-647 (2011)

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This paper discusses spatial cognition in the domain of minimally invasive surgery. It draws on studies from this domain to shed light on a range of spatial cognitive processes and to consider individual differences in performance. In relation to modeling, the aim is to identify potential opportunities for characterizing the complex interplay between perception, action, and cognition, and to consider how theoretical models of the relevant processes might prove valuable for addressing applied questions about surgical performance and training
Keywords Haptics  Anatomy learning  Laparoscopic  Spatial cognition  Skill acquisition  Crossmodal  Spatial ability  Bimodal  Frames of reference  Individual differences  Minimally invasive surgery
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DOI 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01154.x
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