Work on imagery featured by APA
Sarah’s recent article related to motor imagery and learning has been featured in PeePs–Particularly Exciting Experiments in Psychology— an online review of the American Psychological Association.
This research study shows that learning a new motor skill simply by imagining it can be as effective as actually practising it. Knowing more about how motor imagery helps us acquire new skills is important for people who can’t physically practice, such as injured athletes or people who have lost the ability to move following a stroke. Read the review here.