Recent research in my lab has focused on the how practice context mediates efficient planning of movement timing. The contribution of a variety of practice factors (e.g., schedule, composition, and environmental characteristics) for effective organization of both the structural and scaling properties of movement timing have been investigated.

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Academic Articles70
  • Kim, T., Buchanan, J. J., Bernard, J. A., & Wright, D. L. (2021). Improving online and offline gain from repetitive practice using anodal tDCS at dorsal premotor cortex. npj Science of Learning. 6(1), 31.
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  • Verwey, W. B., Wright, D. L., & Immink, M. A. (2021). A multi-representation approach to the contextual interference effect: effects of sequence length and practice.. Psychol Res. 1-22.
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  • McCulloch, A. T., Park, I., Wright, D. L., & Buchanan, J. J. (2021). Off-line learning in a rhythmic bimanual task: early feedback dependency is reduced over wakefulness.. Psychol Res. 85(4), 1503-1514.
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  • Immink, M. A., Pointon, M., Wright, D. L., & Marino, F. E. (2021). Prefrontal Cortex Activation During Motor Sequence Learning Under Interleaved and Repetitive Practice: A Two-Channel Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study.. Front Hum Neurosci. 15, 644968.
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  • Shea, C. H., & Wright, D. L. (1997). An Introduction to Human Movement The Sciences of Physical Education. Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company.
  • Wright, D., & Sekiya, H. (2014). Organization of practice. Papaioannou, A. G., & Hackfort, D.. (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology Global Perspectives and Fundamental Concepts. 289-307. Routledge.
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  • Shea, C. H., & Wright, D. (2012). The representation, production, and transfer of simple and complex movement sequences. Hodges, N., & Williams, A. M.. (Eds.), Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice. 131-149. Routledge.
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  • Wright, D. L., & Shea, C. H. (1994). Cognition and Motor Skill Acquisition: Contextual Dependencies. Reynolds, C. R. (Eds.), Cognitive Assessment. 89-106. Springer US.
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Conference Papers64
  • Brown, J., Immink, M. A., Chatburn, A., & Wright, D. L. (2021). A Bayesian Analysis of Wakeful and Sleep-Dependent Motor Memory Consolidation From Single-Session Mindfulness Meditation. JOURNAL OF SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY. 43, S2-S3.
  • Brown, J., Immink, M. A., Chatburn, A., & Wright, D. L. (2021). In Search of Motor Memory Consolidation Processes Underlying Wakeful Post-Training Interventions: A Review. JOURNAL OF SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY. 43, S24-S25.
  • McCulloch, A. T., Buchanan, J. J., & Wright, D. L. (2021). Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Enhances Training Accuracy and Reduces Training Variability of a Rhythmic Bimanual Motor Skill. JOURNAL OF SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY. 43, S39-S40.
  • Wright, D. L. (2020). Consolidating a 30-Year Journey. JOURNAL OF SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY. 42, S2-S2.
  • Chen, J., Liu, J., & Wright, D. L. (2019). Exercise-Induced Upregulation of M1 Excitability Following Motor Practice Does Not Predict Procedural Consolidation. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 51(6S), 723-723.
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chaired theses and dissertations
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