Robert A. Scheidt, Ph.D.

Robert A. Scheidt, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Office: Engineering Hall, 342

Website: NeuroMotor Control Laboratory

Research interests

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 1998, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
M.S., 1992, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
B.S., 1989, Electrical Engineering, Mar

quette University

Selected recent publications

Carson A, Salowitz N, Scheidt RA, Van Hecke A "EEG Coherence in Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders: Decreased Inter-hemispheric Connectivity in Autism," Autism Research, In Press, 2014.

Judkins T, Scheidt RA "Visuo-proprioceptive interactions during adaptation of the human reach.," J Neurophysiol. 111: 868-887, 2014.  doi:10.1152/jn.00314.2012

Patton J, Wei Y, Bajaj P, Scheidt RA "Visuomotor learning enhanced by augmenting instantaneous trajectory error feedback during reaching," PLoS ONE, 8(1): e46466.doi:10.1371/journal .pone.0046466, 2013.

Salowitz NMG, Eccarius P, Karst J, Meyer A, Schohl K, Stevens S, Vaughan Van Hecke A, Scheidt RA "Brief Report: Visuo-spatial guidance of movement during gesture imitation and mirror drawing in children with autism spectrum disorders," J Autism Develop Disord., 43(4): 985-95, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-012-1631-8.

Eccarius P, Bour R, Scheidt RA "Dataglove measurement of joint angles in sign language handshapes," Sign Language & Linguistics, 15(1), 39-72, 2012.

Current Grants

Scheidt, Robert (Principal), Stoeckmann, Tina (Supporting), Botzer, Lior (Supporting), Wieser, Jon (Supporting), Bengtson, Maria (Supporting), Heenan, Megan (Supporting), "Control of Arm Posture and Movement Following Stroke," Sponsored by NIH/NICHD. (2008 - 2014)

Scheidt, R.A. (PI) “Robotically-enhanced neuroimaging of memory and prediction in children with autism spectrum disorders – a pilot study,” Sponsored by NIH/CTSI. (2014-2015)


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