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SEMINAR ON MOTOR CONTROL
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Peking University, Beijing - 'Peking Univ.', 'Peking University with Internship'
UC Course SubjectPsychology
Number & Suffix: 110
Full UC Title: SEMINAR ON MOTOR CONTROL 
Transcript Title: MOTOR CONTROL 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Motor control is a basic-science area that focuses on studying how the nervous system controls human motor behaviors. Regarded as an important area in cognitive psychology, it also has close ties with applied areas including engineering psychology, human-machine interaction, and medical rehabilitation. However, due to its multidisciplinary nature, studies on motor control are rare in Chinese psychology community. Notably, there is no dedicated course or textbook for motor control in China. On the other hand, in renowned universities around the world motor control is a widely accepted independent area that is routinely listed in the curriculum. Its research work also facilitates the development of neuroscience, cognitive science, and engineering. In this course, we will select the most representative research questions in the area of motor control and cover them in details. The course consists of lectures, literature reading, student presentations, etc. The aim is to learn basic content and research means in motor control and their relationship with other related disciplines. Course Schedule: 1. Introduction: What is motor control? 2. Synergy related: Uncontrolled Manifold and TNC Theory 3. Neurophysiological basis of motor control 4. M1 and Two Visual Streams 5. Psychological Basis of Motor Control 6. Mental Practice and Motor Imagery 7. Motor Memory 8. Reaching and Grasping 9. Optimal Control 10. Walking and Postural Control 11. Anticipatory Control (Internal Model) 12. Eye Movements 13. Saccadic Adaptation or Eye-Hand Coordination 14. Keyboarding 15. Bayesian Timing or Sequencing Learning Grading: Assignment 50%, Presentation 30%, Final 5%. 
Language of Instruction: Chinese
 
Partner Title: SEMINAR ON MOTOR CONTROL 
Partner University Department: Psychology 
Partner University Course Number: 01630712