Ross Cunnington

Professor Ross Cunnington is a Senior Principal Research Fellow in cognitive neuroscience at the Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland. He has worked in research for over 20 years examining the brain processes important for human voluntary movements, including the learning of motor skills and the planning for complex coordinated movements before their initiation. He is also known for his research on the human ‘mirror’ system in the brain that is important for our ability to perceive the intentions and emotions of others through observing their actions. Professor Cunnington is also Deputy Director of the Australian Science of Learning Research Centre that aims to take what we know from neuroscience about how the brain learns to better inform teaching and education.

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