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Markham YorkU Scholars Hub: Your Brain in Action

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Markham Village Library

6031 Highway 7

Markham, ON L3P 3A7

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Humans surpass all other animals and robots when it comes to the diversity and malleability of movements produced — we are the world’s most versatile movers. Dr. Henriques explains how the brain’s remarkable control systems make this possible.

Join Markham Public Library and York University as we bring to Markham a taste of the university experience. Each month YorkU faculty will bring their amazing research and provide an opportunity for our community to learn something new.

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Dr. Denise Henriques is the recipient of multiple awards including the Alfred P Sloan fellowship, Early Researcher Award, Petro-Canada Young Investigators Award and the John Charles Polanyi Prize for Medicine and Physiology. She is currently researching sensorimotor control and learning; eye, head, limb movements and coordination; vision, haptics and kinesthesia; sensorimotor integration; computation simulations; and neuroimaging.

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