On modal interactions in memorizing sequences

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Abstract

In two pilot experiments, the learning and training of simple musical pieces on a keyboard with backlit keys were simulated. Subjects (musicians and non- musicians) were presented musical sequences of different lengths and in different modalities - visual, auditory and kinesthetic. After repeatedly observing the reference sequence, with the aim of learning, the subjects had to reproduce it, preferably without errors. It was found that the degree of influence of different combinations of modalities on the rate of learning of the sequence depends on its length and the experience of integration-mentioned modalities, which, according to the information received, is formed better among musicians than among non-musicians.

General Information

Keywords: sequential actions, modal interaction, learning sequences, learning

Journal rubric: Psychology of Perception

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Nazarov A.I., Kramarova S.N. On modal interactions in memorizing sequences. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2010. Vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 74–87. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Anatoly I. Nazarov, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, FSGN, State University “Dubna”, Dubna, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5844-0688, e-mail: koval39@inbox.ru

Svetlana N. Kramarova, postgraduate of the General Psychology Department of the International University of Nature, Society and Man «Dubna»

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