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  • Dr Johan Alsiö
    My main research interest is the cognitive control over behaviour in health and disease. I am currently studying the neurobiological basis of cognitive flexibility in the intact brain and in preclinical models of schizophrenia.
  • Anat Arzi Dr Anat Arzi
    Consciousness is a central aspect of our experience of the world. The neural fingerprint of this experience, however, remains one of the least understood aspects of the human brain. No agreement has yet emerged on which aspects of brain function u...
  • Chiara Avancini Chiara Avancini
    I am starting a PhD course under the supervision of Dr Denes Szucs. I will study the electrophysiology of numerical cognition with a focus on mathematical anxiety. I am also working on a project investigating the neural correlates of the integrati...
  • Aleya Aziz Marzuki
    I am investigating the neurocognitive features of psychiatric disorders across human development. My project focuses on obsessive-compulsive disorder, specifically researching how learning and decision-making processes are affected in teenagers an...
  • Jennifer Barnett Dr Jennifer Barnett
    I'm a psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist with some training in genetics and epidemiology. I’m interested in how genetic and environmental factors affect cognitive functions and mental health throughout life. This includes the development of...
  • Faye Begeti Dr Faye Begeti
    Problems in cognition are a part of Huntington’s disease (HD) and have a significant impact on quality of life. My main research interest is to investigate the cognitive aspects of HD with the aim of translating animal research into the clinic in...
  • Tristan Bekinschtein Dr Tristan Bekinschtein
    I am interested in non-classic approaches to study the physiology and cognition of consciousness. I have wide Interests in Cognition and neurophysiology. In the last few years I have been mainly concentrating in describing different states of con...
  • Maxime Bertoux Dr Maxime Bertoux CPsychol
    At the interaction between cognitive neurosciences and clinical neuropsychology, my aim is to develop novel procedure of assessment, diagnosis and follow-up for neurodegenerative diseases such as Frontotemporal Dementia or Alzheimer's disease. In...
  • Mr Giacomo Bignardi
    I'm a third year PhD student, broadly interested in child development and individual differences. The goal of my PhD has been to better understand the environmental mechansisms behind social inequalities in educational and mental health outcomes....
  • Dr Francesca Branzi
    I am a neuroscientist interested in the neural basis of language and semantic processing in monolingual and multilingual speakers. I completed my PhD on the cognitive and neural correlates of language production and executive functions in multilin...
  • Allan Brigola Allan Brigola
    My research focuses on cognitive performance in elderly people with low education. In Brazil I study the relationship between cognition, frailty and emotional variables in elderly from rural communities. At the University of Cambridge I am studyin...
  • Annette Brühl Dr Annette Brühl
    My research is concerned with the interaction of emotion and cognition - how cognitive processes regulate emotion, how emotion interacts with cognition - with a particular focus on the neurofunctional processes. These processes are disturbed in af...
  • Simon Butler Simon Butler
    Puberty is associated with a period of psychological change concomitant with structural changes in the brain. An endocrinological association has been proposed. In the context of education, the effects on executive function, particularly the socia...
  • Dr Emily Camm
    My research involves investigating the effects of adverse prenatal conditions, such as hypoxia and obesity, on the structure and function of the brain and placenta. My work offers insight to the potential mechanisms that may underlie the programmi...
  • Daniel Campbell-Meiklejohn Dr Daniel Campbell-Meiklejohn
    I study social cognition with a focus on social influence and prosocial behaviour with a neuroscience focus. I have moved to the University of Sussex where I am currently the PI of The Social Decision Laboratory. Come visit! http://www.thesoc...
  • Rudolf Cardinal Dr Rudolf Cardinal
    I am interested in computational models of attentional selection and cognition.
  • Dr Alex Clarke
    How does the brain make sense of the world? We can recognise tens of thousands of objects, but despite this vast number, our recognition is remarkably quick and accurate, completed within a few hundred milliseconds. My research ask what are the ne...
  • 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...
  • Ian Cross Professor Ian Cross
    My research explores the biological and cultural bases for human musicality, in particular, the mechanisms underlying the ways in which inter-individual synchrony may impact upon the experience of social relationships, those underlying the experie...
  • Barry Devereux Dr Barry Devereux
    My research is primarily focused on lexical and semantic processing, the conceptual structure of nouns and verbs, syntactic and semantic ambiguity in language comprehension, and object processing. I am interested in interdisciplinary aspects of l...
  • John Duncan Professor John Duncan
    Brain basis for attention, intelligence and cognitive control; including studies of normal cognition and behaviour, impairments following brain damage, functional brain imaging, and single cell electrophysiology. For John Duncan's popular science...
  • Dr Simon Edwards
    Alzheimer's Research drug discovery institute.
  • Miss Seyedeh-Rezvan Farahibozorg
    My current research is aimed at characterisation of semantic networks in the brain based on source reconstructed concurrent Electro-/Magnetoencephalography (E/MEG)). Multiple brain areas are thought to play role in semantic cognition. However, th...
  • Ian  Goodyer Professor Ian Goodyer FMedSci
    I am a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist based at Cambridge University pursuing research into the connections between human development and psychopathology. My studies are centred on adolescents in the community as well as current patients. Our re...
  • Fabian Grabenhorst Dr Fabian Grabenhorst
    Our research focuses on the neural mechanisms of reward, decision-making and social cognition. In particular, we study the functions of neurons in the amygdala, a key component of the brain's reward system that is implicated in such diverse condit...
  • Fergus Gracey Dr Fergus Gracey
    My research themes relate to assessment, recovery and rehabilitation following brain injury. I am especially interested in identity and emotional adjustment following acquired brain injury, self-regulation, cognitive rehabilitation and service del...
  • Dr Chris Heath
    I am interested in understanding how pathology-related molecular and cellular changes in defined neuronal circuits affect behaviour and cognition in neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Alexa Horner Dr Alexa Horner
    Developing, validating and utilising touchscreen tasks for the cognitive behavioural characterisation of mouse models of human conditions.
  • Dr Rebecca Jackson
    In my British Academy fellowship, I am building a computational model of semantic cognition that includes both representation and control processes. I am linking this model to the semantic network within the brain to demonstrate the cortical seman...
  • Professor Peter Jones
    The Cambridge “epiCentre” group works at the interface between population-based research, neuroscience and clinical psychiatry in order to understand the causes, mechanisms and treatments for psychosis (particularly schizophrenia) dementia, depres...
  • Kamila Jozwik Dr Kamila Jozwik
    Broadly I'm interested in the following questions: How does the primate brain process visual information? More specifically - how does the primate brain recognise objects? What are the underlying computations of visual processing? I use fMRI, ...
  • Dr Muzaffer Kaser
    I am a psychiatrist interested in brain substrates of cognitive impairments associated with psychiatric disorders, I investigate the mechanisms underlying cognitive dysfunction in depression and potential treatments.
  • Seyed-Mahdi Khaligh-Razavi Seyed-Mahdi Khaligh-Razavi
    Understanding the human visual system using non-invasive brain imaging methods, and developing computational models of object recognition.
  • Dr Franziska Knolle
    I am interested in applying the framework of predictive processing to understanding psychiatric disorders, especially psychosis. I wish to explore how and if potentially dysfunctional predictive processing across various higher and lower cognitive...
  • Zoe Kourtzi Professor Zoe Kourtzi
    My work aims to understand the role of learning and experience in enabling humans of all ages to translate sensory experience into complex decisions and adaptive behaviours. Adaptive cognitive abilities are critical for survival and social interac...
  • Dr Christelle Langley PhD
    The effects of serotonin on cognition and functional mechanisms in the brain; Cognitive enhancement through apps in neurological disorders; Cognitive and neural changes in early premanifest Huntingtons disease
  • Dr Luis Manssuer BSc, MSc, PhD
    My previous research has used behavioural, neuroimaging (electroencephalography (EEG)) and psychophysiological (electromyography (EMG)) methods to study interactions between emotion and social cognition. I currently work in the research group of P...
  • Sarah Mason Dr Sarah Mason
    My research interests are: 1) Better defining the neuropsychological profile of presymptomatic and early Huntington's disease using fMRI scanning and behavioural testing. With a particular interest in determining the factors which underpin the cog...
  • Sebastian McBride Dr Sebastian McBride
    I am exploring cognitive ability in sheep as a precursor for developing and validating cognitive and emotional markers for early onset Huntingtons Disease in the ovine model. I am particularly interested in behavioural anomalies reflecting altere...
  • 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...
  • Swiya Nath Swiya Nath
    Swiya Nath is starting her doctorate under the supervision of Dr. Denes Szucs on the development of the concept of abstract number. She will be conducting a longitudinal study of cognitive skills associated with the development of mathematical abi...
  • Pradeep Nathan Pradeep Nathan
    I am a clinical pharmacologist with research interests in the neuropharmacology and neural substrates of cognition and emotion and psychiatric and neurological endophenotypes. I use cognitive, functional and molecular neuroimaging techniques (i.e....
  • Ioannis Pappas Mr Ioannis Pappas
    My research focuses on applying modern graph-theoretic tools to functional brain networks. I am particularly interested in investigating global network characteristics during different tasks and/or consciousness states. In addition, I am intereste...
  • Vassilis Pelekanos Dr Vassilis Pelekanos
    My research interests lie in visual and cognitive neuroscience. In particular, I am interested in understanding the brain mechanisms that support our ability to perceive and categorise objects. The volume of solid 3D objects is delimited by surf...
  • Katie Peterson Dr Katie Peterson
    I am a research associate working on the MLSE study. The study aims to develop and fully validate a new clinical test - the Mini Linguistic State Examination (MLSE) - for classifying primary progressive aphasia. I will also use the MLSE to charact...
  • Kate Plaisted Dr Kate Plaisted-Grant
    My research interest in autism was sparked by the fascinating cognitive strengths shown by many individuals with autism. These include exceptional abilities to process fine details, better discrimination abilities compared to typical individuals a...
  • Júlia Sala-Bayo
    I am interested in the neural mechanisms that underlie executive functions and cognitive control. The main aim of my research is to gain understanding of the neural circuit involved in cognitive flexibility. Specifically, how dopamine in stratal...
  • 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...
  • Meredith Shafto Dr Meredith Shafto
    My research focuses on the effect of normal ageing on language comprehension and production. This research takes place at the Centre for Speech, Language, and the Brain, www.csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk Topics include how ageing affects language product...
  • Yoshiro Shiba Yoshiro Shiba
    Anxiety and fear are adaptive responses against a potential/imminent threat. These consist of changes in physiological (heart rate, blood pressure, endocrine responses etc.), cognitive (attention, vigilance etc.) and behavioural (flight, freeze, f...
  • Nikolina Skandali Dr Nikolina Skandali MD MSc PhD FRSA
    I am interested in studying decision making process and the underlying neural mechanisms. I recently completed by PhD in how serotonin affects a broad range of cognitive functions including response inhibition, reinforcement learning and emotional...
  • Denes Szucs Dr Denes Szucs
    Dénes Szűcs has background in cognitive neuroscience and psychology. He has used electro-encephalography (EEG), electro-myography (EMG), functional near infrared imaging (fNIRS), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and behavioural methods...
  • Tor Tarantola Tor Tarantola
    I study reinforcement learning, value-based decision-making, and social cognition. I am especially interested in how these processes contribute to moral judgments, in particular how people decide to punish others for violating social norms. I use ...
  • Professor Lorraine Tyler
    The interdisciplinary research in my lab combines cognitive models with multi-modal imaging to understand the neurobiological substrate for language functions, and the extent to which they are adaptive and capable of reorganisation following eithe...
  • Natalie Valle Guzman Natalie Valle Guzman
    I work at the Brain Repair Centre as a neuropsychologist. I manage the Transeuro trial and assess Parkinson´s and Huntington's diaease patients in clinic with multiple neuropsychological assessments. I am particularly interested in cognitive enha...
  • Bert Vaux Dr Bert Vaux
    --grounding of phonological learning in a mathematical implementation of evolutionary information theory. --phonological cognition. --implications of selective aphasias, first and second language acquisition phenomena, processing and production ef...
  • Dr Margreet Vogelzang
    My research combines psycholinguistic, neuroscientific, statistical, and cognitive modeling methods to investigate different aspects of language processing. Specifically, I work on syntactic processing throughout the lifespan. My research entails ...
  • Jack Waldman Mr Jack Waldman
    I am currently working as a Research Assistant on several projects with fellow colleagues at the ARC. One project is investigating the role of foetal testosterone in later brain function. The other two are investigating brain development in siblin...
  • Alice White Miss Alice White
    I am investigating the neural correlates of decision-making in patients with Huntington's Disease (HD). HD is a genetic neurodegenerative disease in which mutant forms of the huntingtin protein accumulate in the brain. Patients have three main typ...
  • David Whitebread Dr David Whitebread
    My research focuses on the development of Executive Functioning, metacognition and self-regulation in young children. Neuroscience projects I have supervised have focused on inhibitory control and its relation to metacognition and emotion regulati...
  • Miss Alicia Wilcox
    I have a special interest in neurodegenerative conditions and dementias. These conditions have a similar presentation and many overlapping features, which often implicates diagnosis and treatment. I am looking at how these conditions impact the ...
  • Dr Cai Wingfield
    My research interests are modelling the cognitive processes and representations underlying language comprehension. Currently I am using functional neuroimaging techniques such as EEG, MEG and fMRI, alongside multivariate pattern analysis techniqu...
  • Steve Young Professor Steve Young
    My primary interest is in adaptive learning in spoken dialogue systems. This currently involves modelling human machine dialogues using the framework of Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes (POMDPs). The research issues addressed incl...
  • Dr Gwyneth Zai
    My research area focuses on the genetics and pharmacogenetics of psychiatric disorders. Almost all psychiatric disorders are complex and heterogeneous in nature and my research aims to identify homogeneous phenotypes, specifically cognitive profi...
  • Dr Rashid Zaman FRCPsych
    I am a psychiatrist and researcher interested in collaborative and translational research in number of psychiatric disorders, including, ADHD, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Depression, OCD and Schizophrenia. I am also intersted in neuromodulation t...

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