Monthly Archives: May 2012

Learning: a cause or a consequence of being able to do?

‘Learning’ is an epiphenomenon: it is a descriptive label we assign to those changes in thinking, feeling or doing we believe are the result of experience. The antithesis of ‘learning’ is ‘instinct’. Whenever we say behaviour is instinctive we are … Continue reading

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Finger function or infants’ precision vs whole hand grasp: a previously unknown understanding?

Jeff Loucks and A. Sommerville published an article on-line on The Role of Motor Experience in Understanding Action Function: The Case of the Precision Grasp. In the article they stated that a habituation paradigm assessed 10-month-old infants’ (N = 62) … Continue reading

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