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Center for Motor Control

Center for Motor Control

Integrating the neural, biomechanical, cognitive, and clinical sciences for the study of action

The major goals of the Center are to prepare new generations of highly qualified scientists, and facilitate cutting-edge research focused on understanding human motor control and coordination, deficits in motor function, and recovery of function in patients with neurological and orthopedic impairment.

Recent publications
New motor lateralization model verified through virtual reality experiments could revolutionize post-stroke rehabilitation A new model of brain lateralization for movement, proposed by Huck Institutes affiliate Robert Sainburg and confirmed through novel virtual reality and brain lesion experiments, could dramatically improve the future of rehabilitation for stroke patients.
News
The Huck Institutes wish to appoint a series of new Associate Directors to work with the management team and help in developing new initiatives. Huck Institutes seek new Associate Directors for positions in science leadership - Full article
Huck Institutes faculty members Wafik El-Deiry, James Broach and Xuemei Huang have each been featured in recent Penn State publications. College of Medicine researchers featured in recent media - Full article
Events
Aug 27, 2014 Wednesday 4:00 PM
Steven J. Siegel (University of Pennsylvania)
Title to be announced
Sep 17, 2014 Wednesday 4:00 PM
Linda Overstreet Wadiche (UAB School of Medicine)
Title to be announced
Sep 24, 2014 Wednesday 4:00 PM
Eric A. Newman (University of Minnesota)
Title to be announced
Oct 1, 2014 Wednesday 4:00 PM
Peter Gianaros (University of Pittsburgh)
Title to be announced