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dc.contributor.authorAnatürk, Melis
dc.contributor.authorJentzsch, Ines
dc.identifier.citationAnatürk , M & Jentzsch , I 2015 , ' The effects of musical training on movement pre-programming and re-programming abilities : an event-related potential investigation ' , Biological Psychology , vol. 106 , pp. 39-49 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 164214139
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dc.identifier.otherScopus: 84922987420
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dc.identifier.otherPubMed: 25666744
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0001-5621-1024/work/64360892
dc.description.abstractTwo response precuing experiments were conducted to investigate effects of musical skill level on the ability to pre- and re-programme simple movements. Participants successfully used advance information to prepare forthcoming responses and showed response slowing when precue information was invalid rather than valid. This slowing was, however, only observed for partially invalid but not fully invalid precues. Musicians were generally faster than non-musicians, but no group differences in the efficiency of movement pre-programming or re-programming were observed. Interestingly, only musicians exhibited a significant foreperiod lateralized readiness potential (LRP) when response hand was pre-specified or full advance information was provided. These LRP findings suggest increased effector-specific motor preparation in musicians than non-musicians. However, here the levels of effector-specific preparation did not predict preparatory advantages observed in behaviour. In sum, combining the response precuing and ERP paradigms serves a valuable tool to examine influences of musical training on movement pre- or re-programming processes.
dc.relation.ispartofBiological Psychologyen
dc.rightsCopyright © 2015 Published by Elsevier B.V. This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Biological Psychology. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Biological Psychology, 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.01.014en
dc.subjectMovement preparationen
dc.subjectBF Psychologyen
dc.titleThe effects of musical training on movement pre-programming and re-programming abilities : an event-related potential investigationen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Psychology and Neuroscienceen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Institute of Behavioural and Neural Sciencesen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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