Alumni of the Laboratory for Computational Motor Control


Jörn Diedrichsen


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Jörn Diedrichsen, 2003


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Shadmehr Lab, June 2003


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Jörn Diedrichsen, 2004


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Christine Lee and Jörn Diedrichsen, 2006.


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Christine Lee, Sarah Hemminger, Arash Hadipour, Reza Shadmehr, Sang June Oh, Vincent Huang, Jun Izawa, and Jörn Diedrichsen.  2006


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Jörn Diedrichsen and Bardia Behabadi, Lab reunion dinner, San Diego 2007.


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Erin Heerey, Maurice Smith, and Jörn Diedrichsen, Lab dinner, San Diego 2010.


Jörn joined the lab in 2003 after completing his PhD in Psychology from University of California Berkeley.  With Jörn, we built an fMRI compatible robot and became the first lab in the world to study reach adaptation using functional magnetic resonance imaging.  Jörn brought the tools of statistical learning to the problem of motor adaptation, altering the path of motor learning research to incorporate optimal estimation and control.  He subsequently became an Assistant Professor at University of Bangor, UK.  He is currently Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) at University College London.


The results of his research was published in the following papers:


The coordination of movement: optimal feedback control and beyond. J Diedrichsen, R Shadmehr, and RB Ivry (2010) Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14:31-39. 


Reach adaptation: what determines whether we learn an internal model of the tool or adapt the model of our arm? J Kluzik, J Diedrichsen, R Shadmehr, and AJ Bastian (2008) Journal of Neurophysiology 100:1455-1464. Abstract 


Active learning: learning a motor skill without a coach. VS Huang, R Shadmehr, and J Diedrichsen (2008) Journal of Neurophysiology 100:879-887.  Abstract 


Sensory prediction errors drive cerebellum-dependent adaptation of reaching. YW Tseng, J Diedrichsen, JW Krakauer, R Shadmehr, and AJ Bastian (2007) Journal of Neurophysiology 98:54-62.  Abstract 


Dissociating timing and coordination as functions of the cerebellum. J Diedrichsen, SE Criscimagna-Hemminger, and R Shadmehr (2007)   Journal of Neuroscience, 27:6291-6301. Abstract 


A spatially unbiased atlas template of the human cerebellum.  J Diedrichsen (2006) NeuroImage, 33:127-138.  Abstract  


Neural correlates of reach errors. J Diedrichsen, Y Hashambhoy, T Rane, and R Shadmehr (2005) Journal of Neuroscience 25:9919-9931.  Abstract  


Detecting and adjusting for artifacts in fMRI time series data. J Diedrichsen, and R Shadmehr (2005) NeuroImage 27:624-634. Abstract