Anticipation and timing in human motor performance.

@article{Schmidt1968AnticipationAT,
  title={Anticipation and timing in human motor performance.},
  author={Richard A. Schmidt},
  journal={Psychological Bulletin},
  year={1968},
  volume={70},
  pages={631-646}
}
  • R. Schmidt
  • Published 1 December 1968
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Bulletin
Recent evidence concerning the role of anticipation and timing in human motor performance is reviewed. Evidence generally indicates that anticipation and timing can be learned, and that there is substantial forgetting over retention intervals of up to 5 months. The spatial and temporal predictability of the stimuli appear to be the most potent determiners of anticipation, but response-produced proprioceptive stimulus traces may also provide a basis for more accurate timing. Changes in the… 

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