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The Perception & Action Podcast - Sports Science & Psychology Talk

Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports, driving and aviation. Hosted by Rob Gray, professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, the podcast will review basic concepts and discuss the latest research in these areas.
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Now displaying: August, 2016

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Aug 30, 2016

A discussion of the history of flight training with an emphasis on flight simulation. What makes a good simulator? Should it really perfectly re-create the real world? Can we identify effective pilots through screening tests?

-Part vs whole training in sport (Time 21:01)

 

Articles/links:

The Link Trainer

Naive Realism: Misplaced Faith in Realistic Displays

Motion in depth: Adequate and inadequate simulation

Relationship between sustained, orientated, divided, and selective attention and simulated aviation performance: Training & pressure effects

Effectiveness of part-task training and increasing-difficulty training strategies: a meta-analysis approach

 

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

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My ASU Web page

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Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Nymphea - Fly

Jenny O – Learned My Lessons

Live Ones – We’ll Take You Higher

Dan Alfresco  - Flying High

Mr & Mrs Smith – Summer in the Sky

The Above – You Make it Real

Box Elders - Hole

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Aug 25, 2016

What are conditional probabilities and how can they be used to help you draft and set you weekly lineup for a fantasy football team?

More About the Analysis:

http://perceptionaction.com/bayesintro

 

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My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

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The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Lame Drivers –Let Me Get Those Numbers Down

White Hillls – Condition of Nothing

Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy

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Aug 23, 2016

A few thoughts on the “Seeing the forest and the trees: Theoretical and practical issues in sport expertise” workshop held in conjunction with Annual Meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSA) on June 14, 2016.

http://naspspa.com/2016-naspspa-conference-workshops/

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)

 

Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Seastock – Garage Rock Shuffle

Seastock – Upbeat Garage Rock

Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy

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Aug 16, 2016

An analysis of some of the most serious plane crashes that were caused by human error with a goal of understanding what happened in terms of perceptual-motor and cognitive processes. What can we learn from these unfortunate incidents so that they never happen again? 

-Some famous errors on the sports field (Time 23:48)

 

Articles/links:

http://www.planecrashinfo.com/cause.htm

Human Factors in Aviation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenerife_airport_disaster

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Florida_Flight_90

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiana_Airlines_Flight_214

 

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)

 

Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Gillicuddy- …Plays Guitar

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Aug 2, 2016

How do pilots use all the information from the outside environment, instruments and air traffic control to make decisions and act?  Does their ability to sample information depend on experience?  What are some of the common decision making errors that can occurs?

-Why do performers learn better when they can control when feedback is received? (Time 24:10)

 

Articles:

Priority and organization of information accessed by pilots in various phases of flight

Flying under pressure : Effects of anxiety on attention and gaze behavior in aviation

Anxiety and Cognitive Performance: Attentional Control Theory

Stimulus information as a determinant of reaction

Self-Controlled Feedback: Does it Enhance Learning Because Performers Get Feedback When They Need It?

Why self-controlled feedback enhances motor learning: Answers from electroencephalography and indices of motivation

Self-controlled concurrent feedback and the education of attention towards perceptual invariants

  

More information:

http://perceptionaction.com/

My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)

My ASU Web page

Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)

 

Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Roger McGuinn – I’ll Fly Away

The Embrooks – Feel Like Flying

Westy Reflector – Always in the Sky

Steve Wynn – Punching Holes in the Sky

Spakin Tree - Decision

Mikal Cronin – Control

Derek Clegg – Self Doubt

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