Anticipation skill and susceptibility to deceptive movement

Jackson, Robin C., Warren, Simon and Abernethy, Bruce (2006) Anticipation skill and susceptibility to deceptive movement. Acta Psychologica, 123 3: 355-371.


Author Jackson, Robin C.
Warren, Simon
Abernethy, Bruce
Title Anticipation skill and susceptibility to deceptive movement
Journal name Acta Psychologica   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0001-6918
1873-6297
Publication date 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.actpsy.2006.02.002
Volume 123
Issue 3
Start page 355
End page 371
Total pages 17
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Abstract The ability to detect deceptive movement was examined in skilled and novice rugby players. Participants (14 per group) attempted to predict direction change from video of expert and recreational rugby players changing direction with and without deceptive movement. Confidence associated with judgments was recorded on each trial to seek evidence regarding use of inferential (heuristic-based) and direct-perceptual (invariant-based) judgments. Novices were found to be susceptible to deceptive movement whereas skilled participants were not; however, both skilled and novice participants were more confident on trials containing deceptive movement. The data suggest that the skill-level difference in sensitivity to advance visual information extends to deceptive information. The implications of this finding, and the importance of considering the underlying process of anticipation skill, are discussed.
Keyword expertise
perception
deception
sport
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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