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The impact of reward and punishment on skill learning depends on task demands.

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Reward and punishment motivate behavior, but it is unclear exactly how they impact skill performance and whether the effect varies across skills. The present study investigated the effect of reward and punishment in both a sequencing skill and a motor skill context. Participants trained on either a sequencing skill (serial reaction time task) or a motor skill (force-tracking task). Skill knowledge was tested immediately after training, and again 1 hour, 24-48 hours, and 30 days after training...

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10.1038/srep36056

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Stagg, C
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
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6
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1
Pages:
36056
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-11
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2045-2322
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pubs:655672
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uri:045471de-f9d0-4331-9918-f63cd49673db
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uuid:045471de-f9d0-4331-9918-f63cd49673db
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