News and events

Undergrad. Lab Crawl Posted 06 Jan 2012
The annual "undergraduate lab crawl" will take place, on Jan 31st. Students will be visiting the Motor Skills Lab from 4:40 - 5pm.There will be a social "mingling" event to follow at 5:30pm.
NASPSPA Posted 06 Jan 2012
abstracts are due Feb 1st for this years NASPSPA conference in Hawaii (June 7th-9th, 2012). 
UBC Graduation Posted 24 Nov 2011
 Congratulations Chris!
Penny McCullagh & Steve Wallace visit Posted 21 Nov 2011
Tuesday morning from 10am until midday, Penny McCullagh (CSU, East Bay) and Steve Wallace (SFSU) will be visiting our labs for a look around and a chat with students. Anticipated time in MSL, 11am.
Skills Conference Montpellier_Dec 15th 2011 Posted 28 Oct 2011
Dave's Thesis Proposal Posted 14 Sep 2011
David Hendry will be proposing his Masters thesis on Thursday Sep 22nd, 2:15pm in WMG, room 100." The role of developmental activities on self determined motivation, passion and skill in youth soccer players"Committee: Peter Crocker and Richard Mosher
SCAPPs conference 2011 Posted 06 Sep 2011
SCAPPs conference, October 13-15th, Winnipeg, Canada.Presentations (students in CAPS)LIM, S, B LARSSEN, N ONG & NJ Hodges. Observing or simulating? It depends on prior exposure.COPPOLA, TM & NJ Hodges. Performance and perceptions of learning following observation of a two-ball juggling skill.KARLINSKY, A, C LAU, P CAMPAGNERO, G KIRKPATRICK, R Chua & NJ Hodges. Support for sensory-cancellation effects during visual perception of congruent movements.  */
Chris' MSc Thesis Defense Posted 20 Jul 2011
Congratulations to Chris on a successful thesis defense."EXPLORING NON-TASK-RELATED VARIABILITY AS AN AID TO MOTOR SKILL ACQUISITION, RETENTION, AND TRANSFER"For more information on Chris' thesis topic, please go to Chris' profile on the people page
Summer BBQ Posted 18 Jul 2011
Motor Skills Lab "annual" BBQ will take place Sat. July 16th, rain or shine!
Nicole wins UBC Killam scholarship Posted 27 Jun 2011
Congratulations to Nicole for being successful in this years' UBC scholarship competition. She has been awared a prestigious Killam scholarship for her PhD studies designed to study how people learn through observation and instruction.