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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: March, 2017

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Mar 28, 2017

How does a performer become attuned to the perceptual information that is optimal for a task? Perceptual learning as a direct movement through information space guided by information for learning involving processes of education of intention, education of attention, and calibration.

 

Articles/links:

Direct Learning

http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/has-the-fly-ball-revolution-begun/

Learning to visually perceive the relative mass of colliding balls in globally and locally constrained task ecologies

Monocular optical constraints on collision control

Lateral interception I: Operative optical variables, attunement, and calibration

 

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Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

The Monitors – Gimmie Direction

Ryan Bingham – Direction of the Wind

Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy

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Mar 21, 2017

How does experience and practice change our ability to extract information from our environment and how can we best facilitate this process?  What changes in our brain during perceptual learning?

 

Articles/links:

Perceptual learning and human expertise

Expert baseball batters have greater sensitivity in making swing decisions.

 

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Credits:

The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Sonic Rendezvous Band – Love and Learn

Ha Ha Tonka – Learning to Fly

Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy

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Mar 7, 2017

Sports Science Shorts: will baseball’s new proposed rule changes to speed the pace of play make the game more exciting and attract new fans?  What can we learn from similar attempts made in soccer? What determines a sport’s fans level of excitement

 

Articles:

How to Make Soccer More Attractive? Rewards for a Victory, the Teams' Offensiveness, and the Home Bias

Does the Three-Point Rule Make Soccer More Exciting? Evidence From a Regression Discontinuity Design
Suspense: Dynamic Incentives in Sports Contests

Major League Baseball pace-of-play rules and their influence on predicted muscle fatigue during simulated baseball games

http://www.si.com/mlb/2017/02/13/raising-strike-zone-pace-action

 

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

Silver Jews – Random Rules

Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy

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