Ralph W. Nelson

Credentials: Motor Control and Behavior
Department of Kinesiology

Position title: PhD student

Email: rwnelson3@wisc.edu

Address:
Bardeen Medical Laboratories Rm 237

Advisor: Andrea Mason, PhD

Keywords: Eye tracking, visual fixations, autism, motor tasks, upper- and lower-limb coordination, dual-task interference

Education
MS 2022, Kinesiology (Motor Control and Behavior), University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI
BS 2017, Kinesiology, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN

Research
My research focus is focused on the role of visual attention in the performance of two concurrent motor tasks such as walking while carrying an object. Moreover, I am interested in motor and visual performance different populations, particularly between autistic and non-autistic individuals.

Google Scholar
Motor Behavior Lab