Episode 6 - Consequences for your actions. Raising the stakes to improve motor learning.

In motor learning a new skill, we hope for some powerful neuroplasticity. Threats & physical consequences are worth considering.

Papers James mentioned in the podcast:

Bakkum, A., & Marigold, D. S. (2022). Learning from the Physical Consequences of Our Actions Improves Motor Memory. eNeuro9(3).

Okubo, Y., Brodie, M. A., Sturnieks, D. L., Hicks, C., & Lord, S. R. (2019). A pilot study of reactive balance training using trips and slips with increasing unpredictability in young and older adults: biomechanical mechanisms, falls and clinical feasibility. Clinical Biomechanics 67, 171–179.

McCrum, C., Bhatt, T., Gerards, M., Karamanidis, K., Rogers, M., Lord, S. R., & Okubo, Y. (2022). Perturbation-based Balance Training: Principles, Mechanisms and Implementation in Clinical Practice. In › preprints › preprints › download › download.