Learning hand-manipulative tasks

In this project, we are interested in how humans learn hand-manipulative tasks such like nautical knots (see animation below). Currently, we are examining how verbal information influence learning.



Animation: Archaic bowline stop-motion animation used in our experiments. 


For comments, questions, reprints of manuscripts, etc. please contact Markus Huff (markus.huff(at)uni-tuebingen.de).


Huff, M., & Maurer, A. E. (2014). Post-learning verbal information changes visual and motor memory for hand-manipulative tasksApplied Cognitive Psychology, 28, 772-779. doi: 10.1002/acp.3047


Huff, M., & Schwan, S. (2012). The verbal facilitation effect in learning to tie nautical knots. Learning and Instruction, 22, 376-385. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2012.03.001


Huff, M., & Schwan, S. (2008). Verbalizing events: Overshadowing or facilitation? Memory & Cognition, 36, 392-402. doi: 10.3758/MC.36.2.392