Andrew B Slifkin, Ph.D.
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Psychology
 Office: UN 263
 Phone: 216-875-9752
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UN 263, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
motor control, motor imagery, movement disorders, action, perception
Ph.D., Biopsychology, State University of New York @ Stony Brook, 1995
B.A., Psychology, Temple University, 1988
Brief Bio:
Andrew Slifkin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University.  His main area of research interest is human motor control.  In particular, he has studied control of manual aiming and force production, and how such control is regulated by visuomotor feedback processes.  Additional research interests include motor imagery, embodied cognition, and the use of time-series analysis and complexity indices to characterize motor-output variability.  Much of his research has used healthy younger adult participants, but other research has been based on rodent subjects, healthy older adults, and individuals with Parkinson's disease.
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Recent Teaching:

PSY 200: Introduction to the Psychology Major @ CSU

PSY 370: Psychology of Learning

PSY 482: Biological Bases of Behavior

PSY 593: Special Topics in Psychology--Experimental Psychology
University Service:
Selected Recent Service and Committee Membership:

Psychological Science Program

Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum Committee

Department Peer Review Committee

Faculty Advisor for Collegiate Neuroscience Association (CNA)

Adult Development and Aging Ph.D. Program

Ohio Faculty Council

University Faculty Affairs Committee
Admissions and Standards Committee  

College of Graduate Studies Internal Program Reviewer

Communications Officer, CSU-AAUP

Vice President, CSU-AAUP

Bargaining Council, CSU-AAUP
Professional Service:
Selected Professional Service:

Associate Editor, Biomechanics and Control of Human Movement (a specialty section of Frontiers in Sports and Active Living)