Neurophysiology

Faculty in this Research Group

Respiration related regulation of the upper airway musculature Cardio-respiratory interactions Sleep disordered breathing Techniques for detecting respiratory stability

Effects of environmental stress on animal physiology and behavior; Efficacy of energy healing in changing physiological measures; Use of Biofeedback with Parkinsons' patients, athletes and children.

Shaowen Bao, PhD

Auditory development, perception, learning and disorders.

Neurophysiology, visual processing, synaptic physiology, inhibition.

Neural control of respiratory muscles; control of breathing during sleep; influence of prenatal nicotine exposure on the respiratory control system.

Sensorimotor neurophysiology, motor control, neuroprosthetics.

The neural basis of emotion and social behavior.

2007: Promoting biotechnology issues in Arizona (laboratory closed down 2006)

Neural control of multi-joint movements.

Microscopic imaging and spectroscopy; metabolism and stimulus-response coupling in muscle and insulin-secreting cells.

1959-2006 experimental research was largely on the properties of the segmental motor control system (motoneurons, motor units, muscle receptors, and their central actions).