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Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

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Dr Tamar Makin

Email: t.makin@ucl.ac.uk

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square
London, WC1N 3AZ

Tamar Makin

Current Research and Interests

- The natural limits of brain plasticity in adults, and how to push beyond them

- The relationship between deprivation- and use-dependent plasticity

- Neurocognitive bottlenecks of assistive and augmentative wearable technology, and artificial limbs in particular

- The bidirectional relationship between the somatosensory and motor systems, and how to improve motor dexterity through tactile learning