Dr Aya Ben-Yakov


University position

Postdoctoral fellow

Departments

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Institutes

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Email

aya.ben-yakov@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk

Home page

https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/...

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

I investigate brain mechanisms underlying encoding of new episodic memories, with a specific interest in revealing how we encode real-life events that unfold over time. To this end, I combine behavioural and neuroimaging paradigms utilising films as a proxy for real-life experience.

Research Focus

Keywords

memory

hippocampus

fMRI

encoding

event boundaries

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

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