ERIC Number: EJ609296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Can You Imagine? The Effect of Mental Practice on the Acquisition and Retention of a Motor Skill as a Function of Age.
Jarus, Tal; Ratzon, Navah Z.
Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, v20 n3 p163-78 Sum 2000
A study investigated the effect of age on mental practice in 30 children, 30 adults, and 30 older adults randomly participating in physical and mental-physical practice. Mental practice benefitted children and older adults in coordination tasks. Older adults especially benefitted from mental practice in retention tasks. (Contains 58 references.) (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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