Implicit learning and statistical learning: one phenomenon, two approaches.

@article{Perruchet2006ImplicitLA,
  title={Implicit learning and statistical learning: one phenomenon, two approaches.},
  author={Pierre Perruchet and S{\'e}bastien Pacton},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={233-8}
}
The domain-general learning mechanisms elicited in incidental learning situations are of potential interest in many research fields, including language acquisition, object knowledge formation and motor learning. They have been the focus of studies on implicit learning for nearly 40 years. Stemming from a different research tradition, studies on statistical learning carried out in the past 10 years after the seminal studies by Saffran and collaborators, appear to be closely related, and the… CONTINUE READING
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