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Roger David Newman-Norlund, PhD
Assistant Professor
Director of USC Brain Stimulation Laboratory
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences

University of South Carolina
Department of Exercise Science
Discovery 1, 202D
915 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 777-7167
Fax: (803) 777-8422
E-mail: rnorlund@mailbox.sc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
1999 BA Psychology, State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
2005, Ph.D. Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Dartmouth Colege, Hanover, NH
2005-2009, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
AREAS OF INTEREST
(in no specific order)
  • Basic cognitive and neural principles governing human social interactions.
  • Imitation and complementary action (especially in sports)
  • Tool-use, object-directed actions, apraxia
  • Rehabilitation following stroke, TBI
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
  • Motor control and brain function during teamwork / joint-action
  • Functional and morphological brain changes resulting from exercise, sports, yoga and meditation.
  • Human communication, second language acquisition, miniature languages.
COURSES TAUGHT
EXSC 731 Mechanisms of Motor Skill Performance I
EXSC 831 Mechanisms of Motor Skill Performance II
EXSC 771 Programming for Data Collection
PHYT 808 Neural Repair and Rehabilitation
EXSC 432 A & B Lifespan Motor Development Program Practical Experience
EXSC 482 Motor Control Practicum
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Stoit, A., van Schie, H., Riem, M., Meulenbroek, R.G. J., Newman-Norlund, R.D. & Buitelaar, J.K. (2011). Self-other representation and differentiation in children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1526-1537.

Ondobaka, S., de Lange, F. P., Wiemers, M., Newman-Norlund, R. & Bekkering, H. (In Press). Interplay Between Prior and Action Intentions During Social Interaction. Psychological Science.

Zentgraf, K., Munzert, J., Bischoff, M., Newman-Norlund, R.D. (2011). Action observation as predictive simulation: Neuroscientific foundations and applications. Vision Research, 51, 827-835.

Newman-Norlund, R.D., Ondobaka, S., van Schie, H.T., van Elswijk, G. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Virtual lesions of the dorsal pars opercularis abolish response facilitation for biological and non-biological cues. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 4:5.

Newman-Norlund, R.D., van Schie, H., van Hoek, M.E., Cuijpers, R., van Elk, M. & Bekkering, H. (2010). The Role of Inferior Frontal and Parietal Areas in Differentiating Meaningful and Meaningless Object-Directed Actions. Brain Research, 1315, 63-74.

De Ruiter, J.P., Noordzij, M.L., Newman-Norlund, S., Newman-Norlund, R.D., Haggort, P., Levinson, S.C., Toni, I (2010). Exploring the cognitive infrastructure of communication. Interaction Studies: Social Behavioral and Communication in Biological and Artificial Systems, 11, 51-77.

Newman-Norlund, R.D., Ganesh, S., van Schie, H., de Bruijn, E. & Bekkering, H. (2009). Empathic modulation of error related brain activity during the observation of penalty shots between friend and foe. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 10-22.

Bekkering, H., Cuijpers, R., de Bruijn, E., Newman-Norlund, R.D., van Schie, H.T. & Meulenbroek, R. (2009). Neurocognitive mechanisms supporting human interactions. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 340-352.

Newman-Norlund, S.E., Noordzij, M., Newman-Norlund, R.D., Volman, I., Hagoort, P., & Toni, I. (2009). Recipient design in tacit communication. Cognition, 111, 46-54.

Bekkering, H., Cuijpers, R., de Bruijn, E., Newman-Norlund, R.D., van Schie, H.T. & Meulenbroek, R. (2009). Neurocognitive mechanisms supporting human interactions. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 340-352.

 

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