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Publication Detail
Motor learning: spare the rod to benefit the child?
  • Publication Type:
    Journal article
  • Publication Sub Type:
    Journal Article
  • Authors:
    Rothwell J
  • Publication date:
    26/04/2011
  • Pagination:
    R287, R288
  • Journal:
    Curr Biol
  • Volume:
    21
  • Issue:
    8
  • Status:
    Published
  • Country:
    England
  • PII:
    S0960-9822(11)00283-1
  • Language:
    eng
  • Keywords:
    Dopamine, Hippocampus, Humans, Learning, Memory, Memory, Long-Term, Motor Activity, Motor Skills, Punishment, Retention, Psychology, Reward
Abstract
A new study has found that individuals who were rewarded while they learned a motor task performed it much better one month later than those who were punished or received nothing. Long-term memories depend on events experienced during learning.
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