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motor behavior

describe the study of the interaction between the psychological process of the body

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motor development

study in alterations of motor behavior that results from the maturation of the individual

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motor learning

study of how individual learned skilled movements from practice or experience

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motor control

study of neural, physical and behavioral aspect of the movement

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motor development is early work focused on

understanding and explaining the control of muscle contraction

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Galvani

conducted experiments that introduced bioelectricity

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Franklin m Henry

memory drum theory

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example of development of motor learning and control

training of airforce pilots

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short term sensory store

information collected from the environment through senses

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stimulus recognition

collection of information from the environment

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response selection

decision on what to do after collecting and processing information

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response programming

initiation of action after a response has been selected

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regular exercise can lead to

improvements in cognitive function in older adults

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contextual interference

interference that results from practicing several different tasks within the context of a single practice session