Laboratory for Computational Motor Control
New Orleans, 2012
Mollie joined the lab in 2009 as a PhD student in the BME program, after completing a BS from Rutgers University. Her research interests include the motor function in children with developmental disorders including autism.
mkmarko <at> jhu dot edu
Her research results were published in the following publications:
Behavioral and neural basis of anomalous motor learning in children with autism. MK Marko, D Crocetti, T Hulst, O Donchin, R Shadmehr, and SH Mostofsky (2015) Brain 138:784-797.
Sensitivity to motor error in children with
Motor learning relies on integrated sensory inputs in ADHD, but over-selectively on proprioception in Autism spectrum conditions. J Izawa, SE Pekny, MK Marko, C Haswell, R Shadmehr, and SH Mostofsky (2012) Autism Research 5:124-136.
Sensitivity to prediction error in reach adaptation. MK Marko, AM Haith, MD Harran, and R Shadmehr (2012) Journal of Neurophysiology 108:1752-1763.
Stimulation of the human motor cortex alters generalization patterns of motor learning. JJ Orban de Xivry, MK Marko, SE Pekny, D Pastor, J Izawa, P Celnik, and R Shadmehr (2011) Journal of Neuroscience 31:7102-7110.
Baltimore, Little Italy, 2012
Thesis defense, June 2014