Do motor skills transfer to new activities?

What will I have to do for this study? 

  • 2 visits for a total of 2 hours
    • Session 1: 1.5 hours
    • Session 2: 30 minutes
  • Perform a computer-based motor task

Am I the right fit? 

We are looking for volunteers who are healthy, right-handed, and are between the ages of 18-35 years old. In addition, you must be an: 


Expert Pianist: 

  • Currently playing the piano
  • Have practice the piano for approximately 1 hour daily for the past 10 years

What's in it for me?

Participants will be compensated for their time and will earn up to $20. The research will be conducted at the University of Toronto's Athletic Centre (55 Harbord Street)



To find out more information or to participate in the Transfer of Motor Skills Study, please contact Aran Bains at