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Learning without doing!

Can you learn a skill just by thinking about it? Recent work published by MSc graduate Sarah Kraeutner shows that you can. The work, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology – Human Perception and Performance – shows that people who imagined pressing keys in certain sequences learned the sequences just as well as those who actually pressed the keys. Sarah’s work has implications for the use of motor imagery alone to aid with learning.