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cognitive PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 170 cognitive PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Cognitive Science PhD

RIT's Cognitive Science Ph.D. provides an interdisciplinary study of the human mind that combines insights from psychology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, augmented reality, and philosophy. Read more

Blood biomarkers of Small Vessel Disease related to cognitive impairment and neuroimaging findings

An opportunity has arisen for a 4-year PhD studentship within the Department of Brain Sciences at Imperial College London funded by the Multi-institutional VIDA (Vascular and Immune Contributions to DementiA) network. Read more

Identifying cognitive and biochemical changes underlying lifestyle risk factors for dementia

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Dementia describes a group of age-associated conditions of which cognitive decline is a major feature. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is characterised by the onset of a gradual cognitive decline. Read more

The Effects of Befriending on Cognitive Function

  Research Group: Psychology
Poor social relationships can contribute to cognitive decline [1], and vice versa; cognitive decline may strain social relationships [2] and curtail social engagement [3] and leading to loneliness and social isolation. Read more

Social relationships and the evolution of complex cognition

  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC). Proposed supervisory team. Dr Claudia Wascher. Theme. Cognitive abilities, Social relationships. Read more

Cancer Neuroscience: Investigating the impact of non-CNS tumours on neuronal plasticity in the brain

To apply, please contact Dr Graham Sheridan at Graham.Sheridan@nottingham.ac.uk. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, resulting in approximately 18 million new cases and 10 million deaths each year. Read more

Using Brain Computer Interface to Improve Cognitive Performance

Electroencephalogram (EEG) is a non-invasive technique commonly used to measure brain activity. In this project, we aim at using EEG Biofeedback (brain-computer interface (BCI)) for improving cognitive performance (e.g. Read more

Biological rhythms and the dopamine system in cognitive dysfunction

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia are associated with metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes. Schizophrenia affects 1.1% of the population and although not the most common psychiatric condition it is arguably the most severe and debilitating. Read more

Assessment of premorbid cognitive ability

  Research Group: Centre for Mind and Behaviour
Research Group. Centre for Mind and Behaviour. Proposed supervisory team. Prof Peter Bright (Psychology). Dr Ian van der Linde (Computing & Information Science). Read more

Metabolic Control of Microglia in MS-Associated Cognitive Decline

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a devastating neurological condition affecting millions worldwide. Cognitive impairment significantly impacts the quality of life of people with MS and is often irreversible. Read more

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