Self-controlled feedback enhances learning in adults with Down syndrome.

@article{Chiviacowsky2012SelfcontrolledFE,
  title={Self-controlled feedback enhances learning in adults with Down syndrome.},
  author={Suzete Chiviacowsky and Gabriele Wulf and Camila Kretzer Machado and Nels Rydberg},
  journal={Revista brasileira de fisioterapia (Sao Carlos (Sao Paulo, Brazil))},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={191-6}
}
BACKGROUND One factor that has consistently been shown to enhance learning in typical participants is self-controlled practice. OBJECTIVES The purpose of the present study was to examine whether the learning benefits of self-controlled feedback found previously in non-disabled adults would also be found in adults with Down syndrome. METHODS Participants with Down syndrome practiced a linear positioning task. In the self-control group, learners were provided with feedback about the movement… CONTINUE READING

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