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motor learning

[′mōd·ər ‚lərn·iŋ]
(psychology)
In animals or humans, learning to perform some motor task in response to a given event or stimulus.
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If, indeed, more skill repetition equates with greater motor learning, the Practice Style offers students the chance to get those numerous reps, as it certainly fosters a greater number of skill repetitions than the Command Style.
Implicit motor learning and complex decision making in time constrained environments.
Liu reminded us that although practice time is an important variable in the motor learning process, task difficulty also plays a crucial role in modulating the learning dynamics.
Implicit motor learning is underpinned by implicit knowledge, which is typically described as being abstract, unavailable to consciousness and difficult to verbalize (Reber, 1993).
Can error-driven motor learning and the adaptive sensory filters be drawn into a single functional framework?
She received her doctorate in sport sciences at the Deutsche Sporthochschule in Cologne, Germany, in 1984, specializing in human motor learning and movement control.
The influence of physical fatigue on massed versus distributed motor learning.
It is, however, pleasant to sense his mounting exhilaration as he moves from an excellent introductory chapter on the general methodology of developmental and ageing studies through a sharp, bright, clear chapter on sensory psychology; a vigilant and alert chapter on attention; a somewhat inhibited chapter (4) on conditioning and instrumental learning which, very oddly, incorporates what there is in the book about motor learning and skill - through, at last, to the great excitement of Kausler's scientific life, human learning and memory, dealt with in 5 chapters totalling 310 pages.
In this book, selected experts from around the world in the fields of neuroimaging, neurology, orthopaedics, anatomy, motor control and motor learning provide fundamental theoretical information for the development of hand function in children with cerebral palsy.
During this talk, Earley will present his research into biological engineering, which merges two traditionally separate fields of study: control of robotic prosthetic limbs and motor learning and adaptation.
Among the topics are neuromodulation and strategic action choice in Drosophila aggression, toward a rational and mechanistic account of mental effort, identifying cellular and molecular mechanisms for magneto-sensation, establishing wiring specificity in visual system circuits: from the retina to the brain, the role of variability in motor learning, and mechanisms of persistent activity in cortical circuits: possible neural substrates for working memory.
Motor Learning and Control for Dance: Principles and Practices for Performers and Teachers