Moataz Assem

Moataz Assem

University position

PhD student
Supervised by John Duncan

Departments

Graduate School of Life Sciences

Institutes

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Email

moataz.assem@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk

Research Themes

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Systems and Computational Neuroscience

Interests

I study the brain mechanisms of attention that allow the construction of goal-directed behavior.

Research Focus

Keywords

cognitive control

fMRI

ECoG

intelligence

attention

Clinical conditions

Cognitive impairment

Equipment

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Electrophysiological recording techniques

Intracranial EEG (electrocorticography ECoG)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Neurosurgical Intraoperative stimulation

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


Publications

2020

Assem M, Blank IA, Mineroff Z, Ademoglu A, Fedorenko E (2020), “Activity in the Fronto-Parietal Multiple-demand Network is Robustly Associated with Individual Differences in Working Memory and Fluid Intelligence” Cortex 131:1-16 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.06.013

Assem M, Glasser MF, Van Essen DC, Duncan J (2020), “A Domain-General Cognitive Core Defined in Multimodally Parcellated Human Cortex” Cerebral Cortex 30(8): 4361-4380 https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhaa023

in press

Duncan, J., Assem, M. , Shashidhara, S. (in press), “Integrated intelligence from distributed brain activity” Trends in Cognitive Sciences https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2020.06.012