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John Krakauer

  1. John Krakauer, PhD
    Visiting Scientist


  2. Dr. Krakauer is currently John C. Malone Professor, Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Director of the Brain, Learning, Animation, and Movement Lab at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Krakauer is also co-founder of the creative engineering Hopkins-based project named the KATA Design Studio. At its core KATA is predicated on the idea that animal movement based on real physics is highly pleasurable and that this pleasure is hugely heightened when the animal movement is under the control of our own movements. Dr. Krakauer’s book, “Broken Movement: The Neurobiology of Motor Recovery after