Adaptation to visuomotor transformations: consolidation, interference, and forgetting.

  title={Adaptation to visuomotor transformations: consolidation, interference, and forgetting.},
  author={John W. Krakauer and Claude Ghez and M. Felice Ghilardi},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  volume={25 2},
The paradigm task A-->task B-->task A, which varies the time interval between task A and task B, has been used extensively to investigate the consolidation of motor memory. Consolidation is defined as resistance to retrograde interference (interference by task B on initial learning of task A). Consolidation has been demonstrated for simple skills, motor sequencing, and learning of force fields. In contrast, evidence to date suggests that visuomotor learning does not consolidate. We have shown… CONTINUE READING
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