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Spring 2013-2014
PSY 412 / NEU 412 (EC)  

Motor Control and Learning

Jordan A. Taylor

In this course, we will examine how the nervous system controls movements, how the brain handles enormous computational complexities of movement, how motor skills are learned and consolidated, and how the motor system influences cognition.

Sample reading list:
Richard Schmidt, Motor Control and Learning: A Behavioral Emphasis
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Research Proposal: The most fun part of research is thinking up new experiments to answer some burning question. In this research paper, you will come up with a novel hypothesis or question, and design an experiment to test it.The research paper will be due by the Dean's Date on May 13.

Requirements/Grading:
Other Exam - 50%
Design Project - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No Prerequisite Required.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40201 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Princeton Neuroscience Institu   A30   Enrolled:14 Limit:25