Coffee with the Profs
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One of the MSU Alumni Office's long-standing featured offerings, the Coffee with the Profs series highlights research and work done by some of MSU's finest faculty and staff. This lifelong education program is open to all.
Understanding How We Learn and Re-Learn Motor Skills
Rajiv Ranganathan, associate professor, Department of Kinesiology
Whether it's a golf swing or playing the piano, the ability of humans to learn motor skills is unparalleled. In this presentation you'll gain a better understanding of what happens when we learn a motor skill. You'll learn more about some of the issues and controversies surrounding the role of practice, what's critical to facilitate learning and several challenges in developing effective training paradigms, especially in the context of rehabilitation.