Motor Learning Chpt 11

Motor Learning Chpt 11 - Motor Learning Chpt 11 Defining...

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Motor Learning Chpt 11 Defining and Assessing Learning ***Performance vs. Learning Performance – OBSERVABLE BEHAVIOR; EXECUTION OF A SKILL AT A SPECIFIC TIME AND IN A SPECIFIC LOCATION Learning – a CHANGE (usually for the better) in THE CAPABILITY TO PERFORM A SKILL; inferred from newly acquired or RELATIVELY PERMANENT characteristics of the performance as a result of practice or experience; CANNOT BE OBSERVED DIRECTLY (happens internally) o Practice, watching it, reading about it, etc. (forms of learning) o ***CONTEXTUAL INTERFERENCE : represents a factor that is interfering with performance (environmental conditions/context, etc.) Performance vs. Learning Performance : “Practice makes perfect”; “Perfect practice makes perfect [performance]” What can maximize performance during practice? Does this maximize learning? No. Fixed conditions will usually show better performance in the practice phase, while variable conditions will show better performance in the retention phase
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course KIN 315 taught by Professor Abraham during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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