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Researcher: Garry, MI (Dr Michael Garry)

Fields of Research

Motor Control
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Central Nervous System
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Mental Health
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Epidemiology
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Neurosciences
Educational Psychology
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Sensory Systems
Gender Psychology
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Medical and Health Sciences
Medical Biochemistry: Proteins and Peptides (incl. Medical Proteomics)

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Nervous System and Disorders
Health Related to Ageing
Mental Health
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Health
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Behaviour and Health
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Women's Health
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Diagnostic Methods

Career Best Publications

Attentional influences on short-interval intracortical inhibition; Clinical Neurophysiology
Hemispheric differences in the relationship between corticomotor excitability changes following a fine-motor task and motor learning; Journal of Neurophysiology
Mirror, mirror on the wall: viewing a mirror reflection of unilateral hand movements facilitates ipsilateral M1 excitability; Experimental Brain Research
Reaction time differences in spatially constrained bilateral and unilateral movements; Experimental Brain Research
Separate sources of spatial information for distance and location in rapid aiming movements; Motor Control
Spatially precise bilateral arm movements are controlled by the contralateral hemisphere: Evidence from a lateralized visual stimulus paradigm; Experimental Brain Research
The effect of test TMS intensity on short-interval intracortical inhibition in different excitability states; Experimental Brain Research

Research Publications

Absence of cross-limb transfer of performance gains following ballistic motor practice in older adults; Journal of Applied Physiology
Age-related differences in cortical excitability and inhibitory processes during interlimb coordination; 28th Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Age-related Differences in Corticomotor Excitability and Inhibitory Processes during a Visuomotor RT Task; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Age-related differences in corticospinal excitability and inhibition during coordination of upper and lower limbs; Neurobiology of Aging
Age-related differences in corticospinal excitability and inhibitory processes during a Go/NoGo reaction time task; 14th European Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology and 4th International Conference on Transcranial Magnetic and Direct Current Stimulation
Age-related differences in inhibitory processes during interlimb coordination; Brain Research
Age-specific effects of mirror-muscle activity on cross-limb adaptations under mirror and non-mirror visual feedback conditions; Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
An ERP study of age-related differences in the central cost of interlimb coordination; Psychophysiology
Attentional influences on short-interval intracortical inhibition; Clinical Neurophysiology
Bilateral and unilateral movement training on upper limb function in chronic stroke patients: a TMS study; Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Call centre work-related neck and shoulder pain - a new perspective; IEA2006 16th World Congress on Ergonomics
Comparison of cognitive function in euthymic bipolar disorder and focal epilepsy arising from the temporal lobes: Systematic review
Comparison of precipitating factors for mania and partial seizures: Indicative of shared pathophysiology?; Journal of Affective Disorders
Concurrence of precipitating factors in mania and partial seizures arising from the temporal lobes; Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Conference
Construction and Evaluation of Rodent-Specific rTMS Coils; Frontiers in Neural Circuits
Construction and evaluation of rodent-specific TMS coils; 1st International Brain Stimulation Conference
Cortical activation during temporal preparation assessed by transcranial magnetic stimulation; Biological Psychology
Decision making and action implementation: Evidence for an early visually triggered motor activation specific to potential actions; Psychophysiology
Differences in motor learning success are associated with differences in M1 excitability; Human Movement Science: Journal Devoted to Pure and Applied Research on Human Movement
Dual-task interference: Attentional and neurophysiological influences; Behavioural Brain Research: An International Journal
Effects of EMG-triggered neuromuscular stimulation on motor function and cortical excitability in chronic stroke; North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
Gait initiation in older people - Time to first lateral movement may be the measure of choice; Gait and Posture
Hemispheric differences in the relationship between corticomotor excitability changes following a fine-motor task and motor learning; Journal of Neurophysiology
Inter- and intra-individual variability following intermittent theta burst stimulation: implications for rehabilitation and recovery; Brain Stimulation
Interlimb coordination following stroke; Human Movement Science
Investigating the mechanisms of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation using motor learning paradigms and in vivo 2 photon imaging; 1st International Brain Stimulation Conference
Long-Lasting Contralateral Motor Cortex Excitability is Increased by Unilateral Hand Movement That Triggers Electrical Stimulation of Opposite Homologous Muscles; Neurorehabilitation and Neuro Repair
Mirror, mirror on the wall: viewing a mirror reflection of unilateral hand movements facilitates ipsilateral M1 excitability; Experimental Brain Research
Neural correlates of dual-task performance; 2005 NASPSPA Conference
Neural correlates of performance trade-offs and dual-task interference in bimanual coordination: An ERP investigation; Neuroscience Letters
Overlap of precipitating factors in mania and partial seizures: in pursuit of shared pathophysiology; 17th Annual Conference of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders
Reaction time differences in spatially constrained bilateral and unilateral movements; Experimental Brain Research
Selective suppression of the incorrect response implementation in choice behavior assessed by transcranial magnetic stimulation; Psychophysiology
Separate sources of spatial information for distance and location in rapid aiming movements; Motor Control
Slow and steady is not as easy as it sounds: interlimb coordination at slow speed is associated with elevated attentional demand especially in older adults; Experimental Brain Research
Spatially precise bilateral arm movements are controlled by the contralateral hemisphere: Evidence from a lateralized visual stimulus paradigm; Experimental Brain Research
The behavioural and electrophysiological effects of visual task difficulty and bimanual coordination mode during dual-task performance; Experimental Brain Research
The effect of ballistic thumb contractions on the excitability of the ipsilateral motor cortex; Experimental Brain Research
The effect of test TMS intensity on short-interval intracortical inhibition in different excitability states; Experimental Brain Research
The influence of attention on intracortical inhibition; NASPSPA Conference
The influence of mirror-visual feedback on training-induced motor performance gains in the untrained hand; PLoS One
The neural correlates of ballistic motor learning and cross-limb transfer in young and older adults; 14th European Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology and 4th International Conference on Transcranial Magnetic and Direct Current Stimulation
Tickling Healthy Subjects; German Journal of Psychiatry
Unilateral contractions modulate interhemispheric inhibition most strongly and most adaptively in the homologous muscle of the contralateral limb; Experimental Brain Research
Visual feedback-related changes in ipsilateral cortical excitability during unimanual movement: Implications for mirror therapy; Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Visuospatial Ability and Memory Are Associated with Falls Risk in Older People A Population-Based Study; Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders

Research Projects

Bilateral Movement Therapy in Post-stroke Hemiparesis; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Human Nerve and Muscle Stimulator ; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The Effect of Combined Bilateral Therapy and Mirror-viewing on Neuroplasticity and Motor Function on Post-Stroke Hemiparesis; Brain Foundation (BrainF)
The mechanisms of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: A translational approach; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Age-related Changes in Interlimb Coordination
An Examination of the Relationship between Gait, Cognition and Risk of Falling in an Older Population Based Sample
An Investigation into the Nature of Gratitude and Appreciation
Attention and Interlimb Co-ordination- Behavioural and Neurophysiological Processes
Brain connectivity during unimanual and bimanual movement planning and execution in healthy young and older adults
Comparing Bipolar Disorder and Epilepsy- Neuropsychological Profiles
Gestures, Verbs, and the Motor Cortex- A TMS Study
Image Familiarity Influences Sex Differences in Mental Rotation
The Influence of Cognitive Processes on Cortical Excitabilty During Motor Task Performance
The Influence of Performance Feedback on Motor Cortex Excitability and Motor Learning
The Role of the APOE Gene and Sex in Cognitive Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Work-Related Neck/Shoulder Pain- Could Levator Scapulae Present a New Perspective?