Motor Learning & Control

Investigative coursework and a required thesis

You will take a variety of neuroscience courses related to the control of human movement. General topics you may research include strength acquisition, goal-directed movement control, and the effects of human aging on movement execution with emphasis given to postural control and balance. To prepare you for your next steps, you may assist in a wide variety of ongoing research experiments in the motor control laboratories. You will also be required to write a master's thesis.