Positive social-comparative feedback enhances motor learning in children

  title={Positive social-comparative feedback enhances motor learning in children},
  author={Luciana Toaldo Gentilini {\'A}vila and Suzete Chiviacowsky and Gabriele Wulf and Rebecca Lewthwaite},
Objectives: The present study investigated the influence of social-comparative feedback on the learning of a throwing task in 10-year-old children. Design: Two-group experimental design, including a practice phase and retention test. Method: Both groups of participants, a positive social-comparative feedback and a control group, received veridical feedback about their performance (accuracy score) after each practice trial. In addition, after each block of 10 trials, the positive feedback group… CONTINUE READING


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