John Krakauer

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John W. Krakauer
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Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Known forMotor control and Motor learning in Stroke and Stroke recovery
Scientific career
FieldsNeurology, Neuroscience
InstitutionsJohns Hopkins University
Academic advisorsClaude Ghez, Eric Kandel

John Krakauer is a neurologist and neuroscientist. He is currently the John C. Malone Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the Director of the Brain, Learning, Animation, and Movement (BLAM) laboratory, and co-founder of the KATA project at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.[1][2] His areas of interest range from motor learning and motor control and stroke to bioethics. From 2003 until 2010 he was the codirector of the Motor Performance Laboratory at the Neurological Institute of Columbia University.[3] He received his bachelor's degree at Trinity College of Cambridge University. He received his medical education at Columbia University. He completed the Osler internship at Johns Hopkins University and both his Neurology residency and Neurovascular fellowship at Columbia University.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Krakauer JW, Mazzoni P (2011). "Human sensorimotor learning: adaptation, skill, and beyond" (PDF). Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 21: 636–644. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2011.06.012.


  1. ^ "BLAM Lab at Johns Hopkins". Retrieved 3 September 2011.
  2. ^ "John Krakauer Johns Hopkins profile". Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Motor Performance Lab at Columbia University". Retrieved 18 August 2011.

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