Lab News

New Paper Accepted

posted Nov 17, 2017, 7:31 PM by Randy Flanagan   [ updated Nov 17, 2017, 7:32 PM ]

Ingram JN, Sadeghi M, Flanagan JR, Wolpert DM (accepted). 
An error-tuned model for sensorimotor learning. PLoS Computational Biology

Welcome to Michael McGarity-Shipley

posted Sep 5, 2017, 9:08 AM by Randy Flanagan

Welcome to Michael who is joining the lab as a MSc student. Michael recently completed his BSC (honours) in Biology and Psychology at McMaster University and is interested in using object manipulation tasks to investigate the interaction between sensorimotor and memory systems in healthy volunteers and patients with medial temporal lobe impairments. He will be working with both myself and Jason Gallivan.

Welcome to Corson Areshenkoff

posted Sep 5, 2017, 9:03 AM by Randy Flanagan

Welcome to Corson who is starting his doctoral studies with Jason Gallivan and myself. Corson completed his BSc in Mathematics and his MSc. in Psychology at the University of Victoria. He has an impressive record of productivity, with 6 refereed journal articles and 9 conference presentations. Corson is interested in using advanced fMRI analysis approaches to understand the neural bases of motor learning.

New Paper Accepted

posted Aug 17, 2017, 8:39 PM by Randy Flanagan

Nashed JY, Diamond JS, Gallivan JP, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (accepted). Grip force when reaching with target uncertainty provides evidence for motor optimization over averaging. Scientific Reports

New Paper Published

posted Jul 19, 2017, 5:39 AM by Randy Flanagan   [ updated Jul 19, 2017, 12:23 PM ]

Diamond JS, Wolpert DM, Flanagan JR (2017) Rapid target foraging with reach or gaze: the hand looks further ahead than the eye. PLoS Computational Biology 13(7): e1005504.

New Paper Published

posted Jul 19, 2017, 5:37 AM by Randy Flanagan

Danion F, Mathew J, Flanagan JR (2017) Eye tracking of occluded self-moved targets: the role of haptic feedback and hand-target dynamics. eNeuro 4(3) e0101-17.2017 1-12

Congratulations to Dan

posted Apr 6, 2017, 5:37 AM by Randy Flanagan   [ updated Apr 6, 2017, 5:38 AM ]

Congratulations to Dan Gale for obtaining an NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's Program award.

Congratulations to Lee Baugh

posted Mar 30, 2017, 12:32 PM by Randy Flanagan

Congratulations to Lee, who was a postdoctoral fellow in the lab from 2009 to 2011, on winning promotion and tenure at the University of South Dakota.

Newly published paper featured in the media

posted Feb 22, 2017, 6:15 AM by Randy Flanagan   [ updated Feb 22, 2017, 12:47 PM ]

Our paper, Rapid automatic motor encoding of competing reach options, which was recently published in Cell Reports, has been featured in the Queen's GazetteMedical Xpress, and EurekAlert.


New Assistant Professor

posted Feb 21, 2017, 12:31 PM by Randy Flanagan

Congratulations to Mike Carter on being offered an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster.

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