In clinical practice, we see this all the time. The ability to learn something well depends on how well encoded the person’s brain is in interpreting your instructions and applying itself to the task
Mental imagery has received much attention in the scientific literature because it’s been shown to be helpful in neurological and pain rehabilitation.
Few of us stop to understand fully what is involved in walking, an activity we often take for granted, until something goes wrong. In people with a neurological condition, returning to normal walking can be a challenging task.
I began to do a bit of research of my own into the idea of music therapy for people with neurological conditions.