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In 24 classrooms children with appropriate viewing skills and with adequate manipulatory abilities mastered skills that they had never previously performed.
However, when fine, precise, and delicate, manipulatory movements are required (Jankovic & Stacy, 1999), [gamma] motor system has to be activated.
To clarify this issue, Kantor (1959) suggested that "It is possible to construct a perfectly 'logical' system by arbitrarily choosing elements and setting up manipulatory rules without regard to anything else than a willfully accepted criterion of consistency" (p.