Richard Allen Schmidt

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 
"Richard Schmidt"

Richard A. Schmidt, a retired UCLA Professor Emeritus and leading scientist and researcher at the intersection of the fields of psychology, physical education and kinesiology, died at home in Los Angeles on October 1, after battling a long illness. He was 74. The cause was conditions related to progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare degenerative brain disease. His wife, Gwen Gordon, said that his symptoms first appeared in 2007.
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David E. Sherwood grad student UCLA (Neurotree)
Stephan Swinnen grad student KU Leuven (Neurotree)
Normand Teasdale grad student UCLA (Neurotree)
Carolee J. Winstein grad student UCLA (Neurotree)
Howard N. Zelaznik grad student USC (Neurotree)
John B. Shea grad student 1971-1974 UCLA (Neurotree)
Doris Trachtman grad student 2004 UCLA (Neurotree)
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Schmidt RA, Young DE. (2010) Cars Gone Wild: The Major Contributor to Unintended Acceleration in Automobiles is Pedal Error. Frontiers in Psychology. 1: 209
Schmidt RA. (2010) Jack Adams, a Giant of Motor Behavior, Has Died Journal of Motor Behavior. 43: 83-84
Keetch KM, Lee TD, Schmidt RA. (2008) Especial skills: specificity embedded within generality. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. 30: 723-736
Austermann Hula SN, Robin DA, Maas E, et al. (2008) Effects of feedback frequency and timing on acquisition, retention, and transfer of speech skills in acquired apraxia of speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research : Jslhr. 51: 1088-113
Maas E, Robin DA, Austermann Hula SN, et al. (2008) Principles of motor learning in treatment of motor speech disorders. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology / American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 17: 277-98
Young DE, Trachtman D, Scher IS, et al. (2006) High school and college baseball pitchers response and glove movements to line drives. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 22: 25-32
Keetch KM, Schmidt RA, Lee TD, et al. (2005) Especial skills: their emergence with massive amounts of practice. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 31: 970-8
Trachtman D, Schmidt RA, Young DE. (2005) The role of pedal configuration in unintended-acceleration and pedal-error accidents Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 1984-1988
Schmidt RA. (2003) Motor schema theory after 27 years: reflections and implications for a new theory. Research Quarterly For Exercise and Sport. 74: 366-75
Clark HM, Robin DA, McCullagh G, et al. (2001) Motor control in children and adults during a non-speech oral task. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research : Jslhr. 44: 1015-25
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