Special Issue "Motor Learning and Memory Consolidation in Humans"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 December 2022) | Viewed by 400
Interests: motor learning; menstrual cycle; transcranial magnetic stimulation; athlete; response inhibition
Motor learning and consolidation are essential to our daily lives. Performance gains represent an important element of motor learning, which are closely related to neuromuscular function and brain structure; another important element is the ability to retain and recall previously acquired motor skills, which are influenced by periods of consolidation. Motor memory consolidation is the stabilization of memory trajectories after an initial motor learning or acquisition period; it can increase resistance to interference and even continue to improve performance after an offline period.
So far, numerous studies about these topics have been reported. Of note, though these studies showed large individual variability in the motor learning rate and consolidation, the factors have been debatable. In this Special Issue, we welcome original research that examines the reasons for the individual variability of motor learning and consolidation in humans.
Dr. Daisuke Sato
Dr. Yudai Yamazaki
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- motor learning
- individual variability
- the balance between excitation and inhibition