Dr. Melissa Pangelinan, Ph.D.
Dr. Pangelinan is an assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University. She completed her Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with a concentration in motor development at the University of Maryland. She completed post-doctoral training at the University of Toronto to study changes in the brain and body during adolescence.
Dr. Pangelinan is dedicated to identifying age-appropriate (and fun!) interventions to promote motor skill development and competence in individuals with and without disabilities across the lifespan. Her research utilizes a variety of neuroimaging techniques including MRI and EEG, behavioral assessments (e.g., cognitive and motor assessments, physical activity levels), and health outcomes (e.g., physical and mental health).
Dr. Pangelinan is a mom to a very active toddler and dog! She loves to cook and entertain friends. She loves exploring new places and new foods!
To access Dr. Pangelinan's published research click here.
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