Attention has always been a topic of major interest to psychologists and motor behaviour researchers. This post on attention and performance is taken from our new book Motor Control and Learning 6th Edition. Advertisements
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Significantly updated, Motor Learning and Performance describes the principles of motor performance and learning.
This updated edition introduces readers to key concepts concerning the anatomical, mechanical, physiological, neural and psychological bases of human movement
The processes behind movement observation, assessment and diagnosis, emphasising how to recognise and correct errors in human movement
Individual performance, enjoyment, anxiety and effort are greater in team competitions than in individual events
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