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  The breakdown of neurovascular coupling in the diseased state specifically Epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease
  Dr J Berwick
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Epilepsy is the most common neurological condition in the UK, affecting 1 – 2 % of the population. Epilepsies often involve only a small area of the brain - the epileptic focus – and the abnormal activity can propagate out from there.
  The development of flexible cognition in children and adults
  Dr D Carroll
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The ability to switch flexibly between different rules is a crucial skill that emerges gradually during the preschool and early school years, and underpins many more complex behaviours.
  The development of well being and its links with psychopathology
  Dr R Rowe
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Nurturing psychological well being across development has become an important issue in educational policy. Debate continues over the extent to which well being is at the opposite end of a continuum of psychopathology or whether it is a separable construct.
  The neurophysiological basis of spontaneous fluctuations in neuroimaging signals
  Dr M Jones, Dr J Berwick
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A technique called blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) can determine levels of different activity in parts of the living human brain and how malfunctions can occur in disease.
  The physiological roots of behaviour in the therapy room: Why do clinicians drift away from evidence-based practice?
  Prof G Waller, Dr L Levita
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While we know that clinicians deliver psychotherapy ineffectively in many cases, we are only beginning to understand why they do so.
  The role of sex hormones and brain activity in risk-taking and antisocial behaviour in adolescence
  Dr R Rowe, Dr L Levita
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While there are a number of reasons to hypothesise that circulating testosterone performs an important role in many risky behaviours, the findings of empirical studies remain unclear.
  The virtual body schema project: How can body schema be objectively defined and measured?
  Dr SP Wilson, Dr T Stafford
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The body schema can be loosely defined as the representation of the body in space, i.e., how you know you can reach the pint at the bar but not the bottle behind it; that you can fit through the door but not the cat-flap; that you must dive to kick a ball or duck to avoid a punch.
  Transforming political action intentions into political behaviour
  Dr A Iyer, Dr C Wood
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Social psychologists have long sought to understand the predictors of people’s willingness to participate in collective action and other types of political behaviour.
  Treating compulsive acquisition: Making use of randomized controlled trial methodologies to investigate the clinical efficacy of various cognitive therapies
  Dr S Kellett
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In recent years the previously neglected areas of compulsive acquisition has come under increased research scrutiny and clinical models have been tested.
  Treating compulsive hoarding: Making use of randomized controlled trial methodologies to investigate the clinical efficacy of various cognitive therapies
  Dr S Kellett
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In recent years the previously neglected area of compulsive hoarding have come under increased research scrutiny and clinical models have been tested.
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