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social cognition PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Moving together in time: the effects of coordinated movements on physical performance, social cognition and overall wellbeing
  Dr J Honisch
Applications accepted all year round
Our Social Cognition and Movement Rehabilitation Lab (SCMR) investigates various topics on the role of non˗verbal behaviours in everyday conversations, social-cognitive effects of interpersonal synchrony (two or more individuals moving together in time) and explores movement interventions (e.g.
  The interplay between emotion, social cognition, and societal issues (RovenporDU19PSY)
  Dr D Rovenpor
Application Deadline: 20 January 2019
This research considers the basic processes underlying emotion, attitudes, and social cognition, and the broader implications of these processes for intergroup conflict and social justice.
  The role of causality and a sense of agency in social cognition (BaylissAU19PSY)
  Dr A Bayliss
Application Deadline: 20 January 2019
Humans are highly adept at processing the social cues of others. Some observed social cues are responses to an action by the first person (e.g.
  How do prenatal steroids elevate autism risk?
  Dr N Vasudevan
Applications accepted all year round
"Autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a devastating disorder that affects 1% of the population and is the most costly condition in the UK.
  Impact of maternal intermittent fasting on cognitive development
  Dr N Ashton, Prof J Neill
Applications accepted all year round
Many pregnant Muslim women take part in the daily fast during the month of Ramadan, even though they are exempt. The long term effects on the child are not fully known; however an association between exposure to fasting in utero and an increased incidence of mental impairment in children has been shown.
  Cognitive brain research on multisensory research: examining the function of touch and its relationship with other senses
  Prof R Kitada
Applications accepted all year round
Applications are invited for a Ph.D student position on cognitive neuroscience research on touch. We touch familiar objects from cups to companion animals.
  Pragmatic, positive and innovative approaches to tackle doping in amateur-, fitness- and sport to elite competitive sport
  Prof A Petroczi
Applications accepted all year round
The recent scandals in sport (e.g., the Lance Armstrong case, systematic doping in Russia, cover ups in IAAF) have questioned the legitimacy of the current anti-doping approach - and drawn attention to the multiple issues that warrant attention.
  Understanding associations between hoarding and psychosis (RDF19/HLS/PSY/SMAILES)
  Dr D Smailes
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
There is evidence of an association between hoarding (a tendency to acquire an excessive number of objects, which are stored in a disorganised, problematic manner) and psychosis (experiencing symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder).
  The association between childhood language development and adolescent psychotic experiences in a general population sample
  Dr S Sullivan, Prof J Bowers, Prof R Varley
Application Deadline: 27 June 2019
Sylvia and Christine Wastall Mental Health Research UK 3/4-Year PhD Studentship in Mental Health.
  Cognitive impairment, decision making and mental capacity in Motor Neurone Disease
  Research Group: The Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone disease
  Dr S Abrahams, Dr S M Mulhern
Application Deadline: 7 February 2019
Cognitive and behavioural impairments are common in motor neurone disease (MND) affecting up to 50% of patients, of which 15% suffer from a behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (Goldstein and Abrahams, 2013).
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