Attentional focus in complex skill learning.

  title={Attentional focus in complex skill learning.},
  author={Gabriele Wulf and Nancy H. McNevin and Thomas Fuchs and frank. ritter and Tonya Toole},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  volume={71 3},
Experiment 1 examined whether it is more advantageous to direct learners' attention to the external effects of their movements relative to other external cues. Two groups of participants hit tennis balls at a target, with one group focusing on the ball coming toward them (antecedent) and the other group focusing on the ball leaving the racket (effect). The effect group demonstrated more effective learning. Experiment 2 examined whether it is more beneficial if the movement effect is related to… CONTINUE READING

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