NCM Membership

NCM membership is open to all scientists, principal investigators and students from around the world, pursuing research whose goal is to understand how the brain controls movement.

NCM’s members comprise its finest resource. They include the most eminent and knowledgeable neuroscientists and theoreticians on motor control in the world and offer an incredibly valuable source of knowledge for fellow members and trainees at all levels.

Membership Benefits

In addition to the connections you will make with fellow members, your NCM membership also includes:

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Opportunity to submit proposals and abstracts for sessions at the Annual Meeting

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Opportunity to submit proposals for satellite meetings

Opportunity to register for Annual NCM Meetings at reduced registration rates

Access to the member resource database

Professional development and networking

Access and ability to respond directly to job opportunity postings

Ability to post job opportunities

Access to scholarships for Grad Students and Post Docs

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Opportunity to vote in Annual Elections of NCM Board members

Opportunity to stand for election to, and serve on, the NCM Board of Directors

Regular email updates and notices

20% discount on books ordered through the MIT Press website – login to access the coupon

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Membership Categories

REGULAR MEMBERSHIP

Applies to all individuals who are active investigators in areas related to the NCM mission, and do not qualify for a reduction in dues as a student.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Applies to students enrolled in any full-time, degree-granting programs at an institution of higher learning. Student status is renewable, but must be certified annually. Post-docs do not qualify for the student rate.

Membership Dues

NCM membership dues are paid annually and cover the calendar year from September 1 to August 31. Current membership dues are as follows:

REGULAR MEMBERSHIP  $120
STUDENT MEMBERSHIP  $60

All membership dues are payable in $US.

We accept the following cards for member dues payments:

Membership Profile

Membership Profile

General areas of emphasis and expertise within NCM include:

  • Control of skeletomotor movement
  • Control of eye and head (gaze) movement
  • Posture and gait
  • Vestibular influences on motor control
  • Integrative, cognitive, and adaptive control of movement
  • Disorders of motor control and recovery of function
  • Theoretical and computational approaches to motor control
  • Cellular and molecular foundations of motor control

Frequently Asked Questions

I FORGOT MY PASSWORD, WHAT DO I DO?

Forgot your password? No problem. Click here to reset your login information. Ensure you enter either your username (if you remember this) or the email address associated with your membership. An email will be sent to you with a link to reset your password.

HOW CAN I BECOME A MEMBER OF NCM?

Choose “Join” from the Membership menu. You will be taken to our online membership form. Please complete the online form and complete your registration with your payment.

WHEN CAN I APPLY FOR NCM MEMBERSHIP?

NCM invites new member sign-ups anytime of the year. Memberships are valid for a full calendar year starting September 1 and ending August 31. Membership for each full calendar year begins September 1 each year.

DO I NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT FOR REVIEW FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING?

Yes, abstracts will only be reviewed and accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting if submitted by members in good standing. For Satellite Meetings associated with the Annual Meeting, abstracts can be submitted for review from members and non-members. If you would like to submit an abstract for review, you must apply for membership prior to submission.

IS THERE A REDUCED REGISTRATION FEE FOR MEMBERS TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING?

Yes, members are able to register for the Annual Meeting at a lower rate.  In fact, the combination of membership dues and the member meeting registration fee is lower than the non-member meeting registration rate.

WHAT CREDIT CARDS DOES NCM ACCEPT?

NCM currently accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discovery
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Member Count

  • United States – 150
  • Canada – 44
  • United Kingdom – 25
  • Germany – 22
  • France – 11
  • Netherlands – 8
  • Switzerland – 8
  • Japan – 6
  • Italy – 5
  • Belgium – 4
  • China – 3
  • Spain – 2
  • Australia – 1
  • Hungary – 1
  • Israel – 1
  • Slovenia – 1