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Dr. Stephen Scott







My research focuses on how different regions of the brain are involved in motor control and learning. I have developed a robotic device called KINARM that can both sense and perturb planar arm movements. One of my research labs examines neural activity in different brain regions of non-human primates during motor behavior. A second lab explores human motor performance and learning. A third lab located at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital is used to quantify sensorimotor impairments in stroke and other neurological disorders.

Areas of Focus

Neural Control of Movements in NHPs, Peripheral Motor Anatomy and Physiology, Peripheral Motor Anatomy and Physiology, Human Motor Control and Learning, Mathematical Models