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Gross Motor Skill Learning

  1. Gregory A. Kimble

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0391

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Kimble, G. A. 2010. Gross Motor Skill Learning. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

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  1. Duke University

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


The acquisition of motor skill, sometimes referred to as motor learning, has been the object of a great deal of experimental work. By far the most popular apparatus for such study has been the pursuit rotor or rotary pursuit test.


  • learning;
  • motor learning;
  • skill acquisition