Pietro Mazzoni

We sat down with Dr. Pietro Mazzoni, director of the Motor Performance Laboratory at Columbia University, for a fascinating discussion of the science behind motor learning.

Interview

Chapter 1 - What is Motor Learning?

 

Chapter 2 - Interference and the Fear of “Unlearning”

 

Chapter 3 - Navigating the Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff

 

Chapter 4 - Generalization and Interference

 

Chapter 5 - Rewiring the Circuitry of the Brain

 

Chapter 6 - Improvisation and Chunking

 

Chapter 7 - Switching Mental Maps

 

Chapter 8 - Metalearning and Improving in Multiple Dimensions

 

Chapter 9 - Consolidation, Sleep, and Practice

 

Chapter 10 - Complex Movements - The Final Frontier