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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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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/srep36056

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
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Steel, A
Grant:
ZIA MH002893-10
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Funding agency for:
Stagg, C
Grant:
102584/Z/13/Z
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Funding agency for:
Stagg, C
Grant:
102584/Z/13/Z
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
36056
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-11
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ISSN:
2045-2322
Source identifiers:
655672
Language:
English
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pubs:655672
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uuid:045471de-f9d0-4331-9918-f63cd49673db
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pubs:655672
Deposit date:
2017-05-11

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