Dana Maslovat

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Affiliation: Langara College
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Contextual interference: single task versus multi-task learning
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Motor Control 8:213-33. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Response preparation changes following practice of an asymmetrical bimanual movement
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, War Memorial Gymnasium, University of British Columbia, 210 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 190:239-49. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Evidence for a response preparation bottleneck during dual-task performance: effect of a startling acoustic stimulus on the psychological refractory period
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 144:481-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Subcortical motor circuit excitability during simple and choice reaction time
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 126:499-503. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The effects of prepulse inhibition timing on the startle reflex and reaction time
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 513:243-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Investigation of stimulus-response compatibility using a startling acoustic stimulus
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Brain Cogn 78:1-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Motor preparation of spatially and temporally defined movements: evidence from startle
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 106:885-94. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Motor preparation and the effects of practice: evidence from startle
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, 210 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 125:226-40. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Response preparation changes during practice of an asynchronous bimanual movement
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 195:383-92. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Reaction time effects due to imperative stimulus modality are absent when a startle elicits a pre-programmed action
    Anthony N Carlsen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 500:177-81. 2011

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Contextual interference: single task versus multi-task learning
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Motor Control 8:213-33. 2004
    ..No group effects were found during transfer performance. Results suggest that random practice is beneficial for learning only one task...
  2. doi request reprint Response preparation changes following practice of an asymmetrical bimanual movement
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, War Memorial Gymnasium, University of British Columbia, 210 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 190:239-49. 2008
    ..Furthermore, learning of the task appeared to be related to the ability to prepare the correct asymmetrical EMG amplitudes rather than changing the timing of the EMG pattern...
  3. doi request reprint Evidence for a response preparation bottleneck during dual-task performance: effect of a startling acoustic stimulus on the psychological refractory period
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 144:481-7. 2013
    ..In addition, we found that the reflexive startle activation was reduced in the dual-task condition for all SOAs, a result we attribute to prepulse inhibition associated with dual-task processing. ..
  4. doi request reprint Subcortical motor circuit excitability during simple and choice reaction time
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 126:499-503. 2012
    ..We conclude that the increased corticospinal activation associated with advance preparation may also result in increased subcortical activation, accounting for the observed lack of habituation to a startling stimulus in simple RT...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of prepulse inhibition timing on the startle reflex and reaction time
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 513:243-7. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Investigation of stimulus-response compatibility using a startling acoustic stimulus
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Brain Cogn 78:1-6. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Motor preparation of spatially and temporally defined movements: evidence from startle
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 106:885-94. 2011
    ..These results confirm that temporally defined movements were prepared in a different manner from spatially defined movements and provide new information pertaining to these preparation differences...
  8. doi request reprint Motor preparation and the effects of practice: evidence from startle
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, 210 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 125:226-40. 2011
    ..As advance preparation could not occur, the startling stimulus did not trigger any of the movements. We hypothesized that complexity may relate to the neural commands needed to produce the movement, rather than a sequencing requirement...
  9. doi request reprint Response preparation changes during practice of an asynchronous bimanual movement
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 195:383-92. 2009
    ..However, as both startle and control trials improved over time, it does appear response preparation of interval timing can improve with practice...
  10. doi request reprint Reaction time effects due to imperative stimulus modality are absent when a startle elicits a pre-programmed action
    Anthony N Carlsen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 500:177-81. 2011
    ..This result indicates that the SAS does not simply speed processing along the normal stimulus-response channels, but acts to release the pre-planned movement via a separate, faster neural pathway...
  11. doi request reprint Considerations for the use of a startling acoustic stimulus in studies of motor preparation in humans
    Anthony N Carlsen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:366-76. 2011
    ..In particular, we provide a review of the factors that should be taken into consideration when using a startling stimulus in human research...
  12. doi request reprint When unintended movements "leak" out: a startling acoustic stimulus can elicit a prepared response during motor imagery and action observation
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 51:838-44. 2013
    ..We conclude that covert and overt movements involve similarities in motor preparation and neural pathways, and propose that movements do not normally occur during imagery and observation due to low level neural activation...
  13. doi request reprint Default motor preparation under conditions of response uncertainty
    Christopher J Forgaard
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, War Memorial Gymnasium 210 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 215:235-45. 2011
    ..Thus, the current experiment found behavioral evidence of default intermediate-amplitude movement preparation as a strategy under conditions of response amplitude uncertainty...
  14. doi request reprint Feedback effects on learning a novel bimanual coordination pattern: support for the guidance hypothesis
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Mot Behav 41:45-54. 2009
    ..Practice specificity effects were not found for the discrete group, as performance was not negatively affected with a change or removal of afferent information...
  15. doi request reprint Observational practice benefits are limited to perceptual improvements in the acquisition of a novel coordination skill
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 204:119-30. 2010
    ..These results are discussed in terms of cognitive mediation models of motor skill learning...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of scanning methodology in bimanual coordination
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
    Motor Control 9:312-31. 2005
    ..Reasons for this unidirectional transfer are given with these results suggesting that the sensitivity of a given scanning method might be influenced by the method of acquiring the coordination pattern...
  17. doi request reprint Preparation for voluntary movement in healthy and clinical populations: evidence from startle
    Anthony N Carlsen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:21-33. 2012
    ..As such, a secondary focus is to review previous hypotheses and introduce an updated model of how the SAS may interact with response preparation and initiation channels from a neurophysiological perspective...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anchoring strategies for learning a bimanual coordination pattern
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Mot Behav 38:101-17. 2006
    ..extension) but not by metronome frequency. Those results support and extend previous findings but leave unanswered questions regarding the benefits and effectiveness of anchoring during a 90 degrees pattern...
  19. doi request reprint Anchoring in a novel bimanual coordination pattern
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, War Memorial Gymnasium 210 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1Z1, Canada
    Hum Mov Sci 28:28-47. 2009
    ..Furthermore, practicing under different metronome synchronization strategies did not appear to have a significant effect on the rate of acquisition of the pattern...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perceptual processing time differences owing to visual field asymmetries
    Anthony N Carlsen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Neuroreport 18:1067-70. 2007
    ..Significant differences between the percentage of correct identifications between visual fields indicated a lower visual field advantage over upper visual field for perceptual identification...
  21. doi request reprint Startle reveals independent preparation and initiation of triphasic EMG burst components in targeted ballistic movements
    Christopher J Forgaard
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and
    J Neurophysiol 110:2129-39. 2013
    ..We propose that the triphasic pattern is executed serially but believe the trigger signal for initiating the ANT burst occurs not in relation to the AG1 burst, but rather in close temporal proximity to the expected onset of ANT. ..
  22. doi request reprint Startle neural activity is additive with normal cortical initiation-related activation
    Dana Maslovat
    School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 558:164-8. 2014
    ..This result also provides indirect support for the hypothesis that both voluntary and SAS-related involuntary activation involve a similar process of response output...