Miss Yasemin Yazar

Yasemin Yazar

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Dr Jon Simons

Departments

Department of Psychology

Institutes

Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute

Email

yy335@cam.ac.uk

Home page

http://www.memlab.psychol.cam.ac.uk/

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

Frontal-parietal networks and memory.

The role of the parietal lobes for human memory is a fascinating new conundrum in the cognitive neurosciences. In my PhD I investigate this question with behavioural experiments, patient studies and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

Research Focus

Keywords

memory

parietal lobe

frontal lobe

TMS

Clinical conditions

Parietal Lobe Lesions

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Collaborators

Cambridge

Laura Hughes

James Rowe

United Kingdom

Zara Bergström Web: http://www.kent.ac.uk/psychol...

Key publications

Yazar, Y., Bergström, Z.M., & Simons, J.S. (in press), “Continuous theta burst stimulation of angular gyrus reduces subjective recollection. ” PLOS ONE.

Publications

2012

Yazar Y, Bergström ZM, Simons JS (2012), “What is the parietal lobe contribution to long-term memory?” Cortex Details