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Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports and other high performance domains. 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.

The Perception & Action Podcast Rob Gray

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    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

Exploration of how psychological research can be applied to improving performance, accelerating skill acquisition and designing new technologies in sports and other high performance domains. 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.

    A 10 Commandments for an Ecological Approach to Skill

    A 10 Commandments for an Ecological Approach to Skill

    A look Michaels and Palatinus’ 10 commandments for ecological psychology and their implications for skill acquisition research and coaching. Why are the principles of the ecological approach a package deal?
     
    Articles/Links:
    A Ten Commandments for Ecological Psychology
     
    More information:
    http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
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    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 18 min
    Learning to Move with Pain: Affordances & Constraints

    Learning to Move with Pain: Affordances & Constraints

    How does pain shape learning and re-learning to move? How does it change the field of affordances available to an athlete? What is the best way to treat it?
     
    Articles/Links:
    Pain and the field of affordances: an enactive approach to acute and chronic pain
     
    https://youtu.be/Xn05zbO4Y-w
     
     
    More information:
    http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
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    Support the podcast and receive bonus content
     
    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 15 min
    Why I Switched Sides to the Ecological Approach

    Why I Switched Sides to the Ecological Approach

    Why did I make the switch in my career from thinking about skill as an indirect, predictive process involving internal models to direct perception, ecological dynamics?  Why do I think the latter is a better approach to understanding and developing skill?  
     
    Articles:
    “Markov at the Bat”: A Model of Cognitive Processing in Baseball Batters
    A model of motor inhibition for a complex skill: Baseball batting
     
     
    More information:
    http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
    Subscribe in Anroid/Google
     
    Support the podcast and receive bonus content
     
    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 13 min
    Online vs Offline Information VS Direct vs Indirect Perception

    Online vs Offline Information VS Direct vs Indirect Perception

    What is the difference between using online vs offline information to our control our actions on the one hand and the dichotomy between direct vs indirect perception, on the other? How have these been used incorrectly in many attempts to integrate skill acquisition approaches? An attempt at some clarification.
     
    Articles/Links:
    Expert Anticipatory Skill in Striking Sports
    The use of contextual priors and kinematic information during anticipation in sport: toward a Bayesian integration framework
    Review: Approaches to Visual-motor Control in Baseball Batting
     
    https://youtu.be/77zEoTKQ7h0
     
     
    More information:
    http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
    Subscribe in Anroid/Google
     
    Support the podcast and receive bonus content
     
    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 13 min
    An Ecological Approach to Volleyball Coaching & Practice Design

    An Ecological Approach to Volleyball Coaching & Practice Design

    How can we apply an ecological approach to coaching volleyball? Are the ideas of “repetition without repetition” and motor synergies supported by research on this sport? What has research shown about the benefits of using the CLA and differential learning in volleyball?
    https://youtu.be/c_yWNTxzaVE
    https://youtu.be/oULzGe8Lnf4
     
    More information:
    http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
    Subscribe in Anroid/Google
     
    Support the podcast and receive bonus content
     
    Credits:
    The Flamin' Groovies – Shake\Some Action
    Mark Lanegan - Saint Louis Elegy
    via freemusicarchive.org and jamendo.com

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Interview with Brian Bushway & Tom Izdebski from Acoustic Athletics, Learning to Use Auditory Information in Sports

    Interview with Brian Bushway & Tom Izdebski from Acoustic Athletics, Learning to Use Auditory Information in Sports

    Can athletes learn to use the auditory information available in a sports environment to improve their performance? Can we see all around us with sound?
    For those that aren’t familiar with his story, Brian Bushway started to go blind when he was 14 and now has no response to light at all. But amazingly he can still see! Brian has learned to echolocate. That is, he uses the auditory information that naturally occurs in our environment, the sounds bouncing around off objects, to localize and identify objects and events. He uses this to mountain bike, ice skate and perform a host of other activities. Now, with the help of Tom he is trying to teach athletes to do this, both those that visually impaired like himself and normally sighted athletes.
     
    Links:
    https://acousticathletics.com/
    https://www.brianbushway.com/
    Videos:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFvH7NF4MSw
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWbWBWH8OYk
     
    More information:
    http://perceptionaction.com/
    My Research Gate Page (pdfs of my articles)
    My ASU Web page
    Podcast Facebook page (videos, pics, etc)
     
    Subscribe in iOS/Apple
    Subscribe in Anroid/Google
     
    Support the podcast and receive bonus content

    • 51 min

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