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Excerpt — Motor Control and Learning 6th Edition With Web Resource

Using constant error and variable error

An additional aspect of error scores is important from the point of view not only of research but also of practical application. Compare two riflemen: Rifleman A has a large VE and small CE, whereas rifleman B has a small VE and large CE.

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Visual proprioception

Figure 5.4 illustrates one of James Gibson’s concepts about how changes in head position contribute to changes in the angles of light rays entering the eye (Gibson, 1966, 1979).

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Fundamental distinctions and definitions in motor learning

You may have the impression that motor learning and motor memory are two different aspects of the same problem, one having to do with gains in skill, the other with maintenance of skill.

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