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Oct 16, 2018

The final episode in my series looking at the contributions of JJ Gibson to the study of perception and action. Where is the ecological approach to perception and action now? What evidence is there to support it? What are some of the challenges it still faces?

 

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Perceiving action boundaries in the volleyball...


Oct 9, 2018

124 – The Legacy of James J Gibson II: The Theory of Affordances & Its Application to Sports

 

The second episode in a series looking at the incredible contributions of JJ Gibson to the study of perception and action. How do we go from information to goal-directed action? What are affordances and effectivities? How...


Sep 25, 2018

The first episode in a series looking at the incredible contributions of JJ Gibson to the study of perception and action.  What is direct perception? What are invariants? How do these ideas form the foundation for ideas like the constraints led approach and ecological dynamics?

 

Articles:

The Ecological Approach to...


Sep 18, 2018

Some reflections on the excellent Skill Acquisition Summit I recently attended at the Florida Baseball Ranch. What are some of the best practices for using self-organization for developing sports skills?

 

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Florida Baseball Ranch Summit

Comparing cueing and constraints interventions for increasing launch...


Sep 11, 2018

A look at a couple interesting recent articles on motor learning. How much variability should we add to practice and when? Are skills strengthened when they are reconsolidated when performing slight variations? Does sitting in chest deep water improve skill acquisition?

 

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Motor Skills Are Strengthened through...