Choose to move: The motivational impact of autonomy support on motor learning.

@article{Lewthwaite2015ChooseTM,
  title={Choose to move: The motivational impact of autonomy support on motor learning.},
  author={Rebecca Lewthwaite and Suzete Chiviacowsky and Ricardo Drews and Gabriele Wulf},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={1383-8}
}
Numerous studies in the motor learning domain have demonstrated learning advantages of self-controlled practice relative to yoked conditions. In separate lines of evidence in the social-psychological literature, findings show that providing participants with task-relevant autonomy support or minor incidental choices can result in superior outcomes when compared with conditions that thwart autonomy or do not offer choice. We hypothesized that motor learning could be enhanced by providing… CONTINUE READING
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