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  • Michael Anderson Professor Michael Anderson
    Dr. Anderson focuses on fundamental mechanisms of memory, attention, and cognitive control, and their interaction. A central observation is that memory, like other aspects of cognition and behaviour, poses problems of control. Dr. Anderson uses ...
  • Dr Dace Apšvalka
    I study the brain mechanisms of memory and thought control in humans.
  • Dr Duncan Astle
    Duncan is a Programme Leader at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge. He is also a Fellow and Director of Studies at Robinson College. Within the School of Clinical Medicine he is the Chair of the NIHR BioResource, a...
  • Dr Pouya Baniasadi
    My general research interest is reverse engineering biological cognition; To understand the general principles and to create mathematical models that reproducing these strategies. Accordingly, I am interested in four major themes: Threat Detecti...
  • Philip Barnard Dr Philip Barnard
    My programme of work focuses mainly on Executive Control and Emotional Meanings in Cognitive and Neural systems. Current work is organised under four project headings: [a] Core Theoretical work on Interacting Cognitive Subsystems - a macro-theory...
  • Lydia Barnes
    I'm interested in how a limited physical system like the brain supports flexible focus on many different tasks. Humans are remarkable for their ability to generalise from what they know to new situations. We now know that a widespread 'multiple-de...
  • Dr Gonca Bayraktar
    My research aims to understand how synaptic plasticity governs learning and memory function of the brain and how gradual loss of function or impairment leads to neurodegeneration. treatment of dementia like Alzheimer’s disease. My research focuses...
  • Dr Paul Bays
    In order to interact with the world, our brains construct and sustain their own internal representations of it. Our aim is to understand the nature of these representations and the computations the brain performs on them to achieve behavioural goa...
  • Dr Aya Ben-Yakov
    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 ...
  • Peter Bright Dr Peter Bright
    1. Neuroimaging and neuropsychological investigations of object processing (with an emphasis on the role of medial temporal lobe structures). 2. Disease progression and cognitive decline in semantic dementia. 3. Retrograde amnesia in brain dama...
  • Craig Burns Craig Burns
    Memory reconsolidation and destabilisation in maladaptive disorders such as addiction
  • Miss Elizabeth Byrne
    My research focuses on working memory training combined with transcranial electrical stimulation (tES).
  • Emma Cahill Dr Emma Cahill
    My immediate objective is to develop my research in neuronal signalling complexes and apply what I find to unanswered fundamental questions related to memory and adaptive behaviour. In my research, I address the signalling requirements of memories...
  • Dennis Chan Dr Dennis Chan
    My research focuses on detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) before symptom onset, and on determining the biological basis of cognitive reserve (CR). AD work centres on detecting alterations in the functions of the entorhinal cortex (EC) and hippo...
  • Lucy Cheke Dr Lucy Cheke
    My research concerns the mechanism by which the brain creates, maintains and manipulates representations of events that are not currently available to perception. These representations can take many forms: they can be memories of veridical past ev...
  • Nicky Clayton, Professor Nicky Clayton, FRS
    Nicky studies the development and evolution of cognition in members of the crow family (including jackdaws, rooks and jays) and humans. Her work has challenged many of the common-held assumptions that only humans can plan for the future and remini...
  • Dr Elisa Cooper
    My research focuses on human episodic memory. I'm also interested in the preserved abilities of individuals with focal brain injury, such as hippocampal injury, and understanding learning via 'Fast Mapping' . In my PhD research, I investigated ...
  • Rose Cooper Miss Rose Cooper
    My research focuses on cognitive and neurological differences in episodic memory between typical individuls and adults with autism spectrum disorder, specifically focusing on autism-related impairments in the use of recollection to retrieve contex...
  • Tim Dalgleish Dr Tim Dalgleish
    I am broadly interested in affective neuroscience in relation to clinical depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I am particularly interested in mental control and emotion regulation in these conditions and the psychological and neu...
  • Daniel De Haan Dr Daniel De Haan
    I am a postdoctoral research associate in the TWCF Theology, Philosophy of Religion, and the Sciences Project: Neuroscience Strand, Faculty of Divinity, and Translational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Cambridge Unive...
  • Anthony Dickinson Professor Anthony Dickinson
    My primary research interests concern learning, memory, motivation, and future planning in both humans and animals. My interest in learning and memory is focussed on the distinction between goal-directed and habitual instrumental behaviour as asse...
  • Barry Everitt FMedSci FRS Professor Barry Everitt Sc.D., F.R.S., F.Med.Sci.
    My research is concerned with the neural and psychological mechanisms underlying learning, memory, motivation and reward especially related to drug addiction. A major research theme is the impact of learning on drug addiction - both its developmen...
  • Paul Fletcher Professor Paul Fletcher
    I am interested in psychosis. I agree with the long tradition of clinical psychiatric research which suggests that, during a psychotic illness, the world is a strange place because strange associations are formed and inconsequential stimuli are as...
  • Susan Gathercole Professor Susan Gathercole
    I am a cognitive psychologist with interests in memory, learning and language. Until 2018 I was the Director of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (CBU) in Cambridge and am now based in Developmental Psychiatry. One strand of my research in...
  • Dino Giussani Professor Dino Giussani
    We have intertwined our interests in oxygen and the development of the central nervous and cardiovascular systems to propose that oxidative stress underlies the common molecular pathway via which prenatal hypoxia contributes to a developmental ori...
  • Miss Deborah Green
    The research I undertake investigates memory processes and the associated brain networks, supervised by Dr Jon Simons. Primarily I have carried out research into ageing and memory and also the role of the Angular Gyrus and its involvement in inte...
  • Dr Andrea Greve
    I am an Investigator Scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit. My research focuses on investigating theories of learning by using behavioral and functional brain imaging techniques (MRI and EEG/MEG) with the aim to understand the cog...
  • Sarah Hawkins Professor Sarah Hawkins
    Trained as a psychologist and acoustic phonetician, I have worked mainly on speech perception, including a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship on acoustic-phonetic contributions to a biologically-plausible theory of how speech is understood. From...
  • Professor Richard (Rik) Henson
    My primary interest concerns how we remember things. Specifically, I use the techniques of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electro- and magneto- encephalography (EEG/MEG) to examine brain activity as healthy volunteers try to reme...
  • Dr Joni Holmes
    I am interested in the overlap between working memory, attention and executive function processes in children and adults. My research has focussed on the role of working memory in children's mathematical skills, and on understanding the cognitive ...
  • Dr Jonathan Jones
    I am currently investigating functional brain organisation in a large group of children who struggle at school. I am also interested in the development of cognitive control and how we can use cognitive training to investigate cognitive mechanisms.
  • Kristjan Kalm Dr Kristjan Kalm
    My research interests lie broadly in the models short term memory and learning. I am particularly interested in the representation and learning of sequential information and I use fMRI and computational modelling to study these processes. In addit...
  • Jonathan Kanen Jonathan Kanen
    I am an MD/PhD candidate and Gates Cambridge scholar. The brain chemical serotonin is implicated in a wide range of affective and behavioural processes and is a key drug target in numerous psychiatric disorders, however its exact role is not well...
  • Yul Kang
    I study decision making, learning, and memory with computational models and behavioral experiments. I am interested in finding the normative way to solve a computational problem, how human performance conforms to or deviates from it, and what cons...
  • Dina Kronhaus Dr Dina Kronhaus
    My research is focused on studying connectivity and neural re-organisation, in the human brain, using theoretical modelling techniques to complement analysis of experimental data. I aim to identify overlapping yet distinct neural circuits implicat...
  • Máté Lengyel Professor Máté Lengyel
    I study learning and memory from computational, algorithmic/representational and neurobiological viewpoints. I also maintain an active interest in the possible computational functions of neural oscillations, particularly those present in the hippo...
  • Laura Marsh
    My work focuses on the cognitive control mechanisms involved in autobiographical retrieval. I am interested in whether disruptions to these processes contribute to dysfunctional autobiographical memory tendencies in disorders such as depression, a...
  • Brian McCabe Dr Brian McCabe
    The neural mechanisms of learning and memory, particularly imprinting in the domestic chick. The young of many species, when exposed to a conspicuous object, rapidly learn the object's characteristics and subsequently narrow their social preferenc...
  • Amy Milton Dr Amy Milton
    Memory is a critical function of the brain, but little is known about the mechanisms by which memories are modified, adapted, and persist. Memories are known to 'reconsolidate' undergoing updating and strengthening following their destabilisation ...
  • Dr Davide Nardo
    I investigate the cognitive and neural mechanisms of memory, emotional, and thought control in humans (both psychiatric populations and healthy controls) using behavioural, psychophysiological, and functional and structural neuroimaging techniques.
  • Coco Newton
    My research focuses on detecting the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD), known as preclinical AD, before symptoms are present. I use immersive virtual and augmented reality to test spatial memory dependent the entorhinal-hippocampal circu...
  • Alister Nicol Dr Alister Nicol
    Neuronal encoding in learning and memory
  • Karalyn Patterson Dr Karalyn Patterson FRS, FMedSci, FBA
    I study language and memory in adults, mainly from the perspective of the patterns of disruption to these cognitive functions that occur as a result of brain damage or disease.
  • Andres Roman-Urrestarazu Dr Andres Roman-Urrestarazu
    My research interests are related to developmental disorders such as Autism, Schizophrenia and ADHD. I am interested in risk factors and traits that predispose to neuro-developmental disorders.
  • Lisa Saksida Dr Lisa Saksida
    We are working toward a better understanding of the psychological processes underlying memory and perception through a programme of theoretically-driven experimental research using both healthy subjects and brain-damaged populations. Research in m...
  • Dr Sebastian Schneegans
    In my research, I combine human behavioral experiments and computational modeling to address questions of visual working memory and spatial cognition. I am in particular interested in the neural mechanisms underlying working memory, and how the ne...
  • Dr Emad Sidhom
    I work as part of Professor Giovanna Mallucci's team that is interested in neurodegenerative disorders. We work to understand the pathological mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative processes. We aim to search for the failure of synaptic repair ...
  • Jon Simons Professor Jon Simons
    Our research investigates the cognitive and brain mechanisms responsible for the subjective experience of remembering, and how we use mental experiences to make sense of the world, helping us to keep a grip on reality. This work involves inter-re...
  • Dr Deborah Talmi
    Our over-arching research aim is to understand emotional experiences. We approach this question from two angles, examining both the specific intensity of current feelings and how past emotional experiences come to mind later on. Our work spans t...
  • Dr Roni Tibon
    I investigate how our memory works by using behavioral and functional brain imaging techniques (MRI and EEG/MEG). My aim is to understand the cognitive and neural mechanisms which support human episodic memory, and how they change across the lifes...

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