Implicit Transfer of Reversed Temporal Structure in Visuomotor Sequence Learning

Kanji Tanaka, Katsumi Watanabe

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Some spatio-temporal structures are easier to transfer implicitly in sequential learning. In this study, we investigated whether the consistent reversal of triads of learned components would support the implicit transfer of their temporal structure in visuomotor sequence learning. A triad comprised three sequential button presses ([1][2][3]) and seven consecutive triads comprised a sequence. Participants learned sequences by trial and error, until they could complete it 20 times without error. Then, they learned another sequence, in which each triad was reversed ([3][2][1]), partially reversed ([2][1][3]), or switched so as not to overlap with the other conditions ([2][3][1] or [3][1][2]). Even when the participants did not notice the alternation rule, the consistent reversal of the temporal structure of each triad led to better implicit transfer; this was confirmed in a subsequent experiment. These results suggest that the implicit transfer of the temporal structure of a learned sequence can be influenced by both the structure and consistency of the change.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)565-579
ページ数15
ジャーナルCognitive Science
38
発行部数3
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出版物ステータスPublished - 2014
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Implicit Transfer of Reversed Temporal Structure in Visuomotor Sequence Learning. / Tanaka, Kanji; Watanabe, Katsumi.

:: Cognitive Science, 巻 38, 番号 3, 2014, p. 565-579.

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