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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

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Implicit Learning of the Time Interval Sequence 30


Agafonov A.Y.
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, head of the Department of General psychology and psychology of psychological faculty, Samara National Research University, Samara, Russia

Fomicheva A.D.
Undergraduate Student of the Faculty of Psychology, Samara National Research University, Samara, Russia

Starostin G. A.
Post-Graduate Student of the Department of General Psychology, Samara National Research University, Samara, Russia

Kryukova A.P.
Post-Graduate Student of the Department of General Psychology, Samara National Research University, Russia

The article considers the studies performed in the «Sequence Learning» paradigm. A special case of this experimental approach is the method of temporal sequences memorization. The elements of such sequences are time intervals instead of stimulus or their spatial localization. The item of the conducted and described study was implicit learning of the time interval sequence. The goal of the experiment was to check the possibility of unconscious acquisition of the temporal sequences, not related to the sequences of another type of organization. To process the obtained results, mixed linear models were used. It was found that the learning of time interval sequences can occur regardless of the presence of regularity in the reaction order (motor sequence) and without rules in stimuli organization (structural sequence) or in the order of their localization (spatial sequence).

Keywords: implicit learning, sequence learning, temporal sequences

Column: Cognitive Psychology


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The reported study was funded by Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), project number 19-013-00103

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