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  PhD position in cognitive neuroscience - investigating motivation and perception using fMRI
  Prof B Wittmann
Application Deadline: 5 December 2019

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The Biological Psychology group at the Department of Psychology and Sports Science invites applications for a PhD position in cognitive neuroscience.
  The cognitive Neuroscience of Attention and Working Memory, and Causal Functional Connectivity.
  Dr E Feredoes
Applications accepted all year round

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Our lab uses cutting-edge combinations of neuroimaging and analytic techniques to investigate aspects of human cognition. Specifically, we’re interested in the following.
  PhD opportunities in Psychology at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. The. Division of Psychology.
  Behavioural and brain mechanisms of social decision-making across the lifespan and in antisocial behaviour.
  Dr P Lockwood, Dr J Galea, Dr S De Brito
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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The social decision neuroscience lab (www.sdn-lab.org) is offering a competitively funded project examining the fundamental behavioural, computational and neural mechanisms of social decision-making in humans.
  Fluency and Context in Recognition Memory
  Dr J Taylor, Dr A Kafkas
Applications accepted all year round

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This project relates to a sort of ‘memory illusion’. On a recognition memory test, increasing the perceptual fluency of a test cue increases the likelihood that the word will be endorsed as ‘familiar’, even if it hasn’t been seen in the study phase (and therefore should have been called ‘new’).
  Why a PhD in Psychology at Edinburgh?

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Our fully-funded PhD Scholarships offer an excellent opportunity to join an internationally renowned department within a world-class university.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Psychology

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Our Department of Psychology is among the world's top psychology departments*, excelling in both teaching and research. We offer two research degree programmes.
  The neural dynamics of egocentric action observation
  Dr S Quadflieg
Application Deadline: 11 December 2019

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The studentship builds on the fact that humans are incredibly skilled at inferring the intentions that guide other people’s actions.
  Fully Funded BRACE - Alzheimer’s Research PhD Scholarship: Sleep and cognitive function in vascular cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease
  Prof M Blagrove, Prof A Tales
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This Scholarship is funded by BRACE - Alzheimer’s Research (Registered Charity 297965). Subject areas. Sleep, memory and memory consolidation, cognitive function, auditory/visual mismatch negativity, ageing, Vascular Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and mixed dementia.
  The genetics of cognitive ageing: neuromodulators and prefrontal cortex
  Dr M Chechlacz, Prof G Gkoutos, Dr P C Hansen
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Neuromodulators including dopamine, noradrenaline, serotonin, and acetylcholine have been implicated in numerous cognitive functions and behaviours.
  Understanding Human Brain Dynamics: Statistical Machine Learning for EEG analysis (PennyWU20PSY2)
  Prof W Penny
Application Deadline: 28 November 2019

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This is a part-time 0.5 FTE project linked with a 0.5 FTE employment contract as an EEG technician. This project will leverage recent advances in statistical machine learning to better understand the neuronal processes that support perception, cognition and action.
  ESRC DTP Knowledge Exchange Studentship: Identifying Factors Underlying Resilience to Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  Dr J Simons
Application Deadline: 3 December 2019

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Applications are invited for a University of Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership PhD studentship, in collaboration with Aviva, starting in October 2020 at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.
  The connectomics of Alzheimer’s risk: characterising brain temporal network dynamics in young adults at increased genetic risk for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease
  Research Group: Cognitive Neuroscience
  Dr J Zhang
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Using advanced imaging and novel mathematical approaches, you will identify spatio-temporal brain networks that show altered dynamics in adults with genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
  Personalized quantification and prediction of epilepsy surgery on seizure control and memory function
  Dr D Atan
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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The University of Bristol is offering a 3.5 year full time PhD in research around Translational Health to start in 2020. This studentship is funded through GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
  The Sussex Neuroscience 4-Year PhD Programme

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The Sussex Neuroscience 4-year PhD Programme is now inviting applications for September 2020 entry.  . Sussex Neuroscience is a thriving community of over 50 neuroscience research groups based on a single campus.
  Psychology Doctoral Research Scholarship - Predictive neural computations supporting speech processing in naturalistic conditions
  Dr E Sohoglu
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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PhD studentship in auditory cognitive neuroscience supervised by Dr Ediz Sohoglu. The project. In contemporary neuroscience, the brain is increasingly seen as a ‘prediction machine’, exploiting prior knowledge to predict or anticipate upcoming sensory signals.
  The relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment
  Dr H Gvirts
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded Ph.D. to begin in October 2019. The candidate will work with Dr. Hila Z. Gvirts on the relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment.
  Face identity recognition: Exploring the role of observer motion and motion of viewed person
  Dr K Lander, Dr P Warren
Applications accepted all year round

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The ability to identify people around us is crucial to our everyday lives, determining the nature of our social interactions and relationships.
  University of Sussex, School of Psychology – Doctoral Research Scholarships

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The School of Psychology is offering up to 6 Doctoral Research Scholarships for entry in September 2020. Successful applicants will be awarded a stipend for 3.25 years (tied to the UKRI studentship rates, currently £15,009 p.a.).
  Basic and Applied Motivation science - the function and nature of human motivation
  Dr K Murayama
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD student position on motivation science, a new emerging interdisciplinary area that examines the nature of human motivation.
  PhD in addiction neuroscience: Longitudinal mapping of neuroplasticity in cannabis users using multimodal MRI
  Prof N Solowij
Applications accepted all year round

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We are looking for high quality candidates for a PhD position to work with us at School of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences in Melbourne, Australia at the Australian Catholic University (ACU).
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Using translational neuromodelling techniques to develop a predictive model to understand breathlessness perception
  Dr B Ainsworth
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  Ultra-High Field (7T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Development (PhD only)
  Prof C Rodgers
Application Deadline: 3 December 2019

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I founded a new ultra-high field (7T) MRI physics group in Cambridge in autumn 2017. We develop cutting-edge methods for studying the human brain and body using Cambridge’s state-of-the-art Siemens Terra 7T MRI scanner.
  Understanding neurovascular coupling and its importance in the interpretation of modern neuroimaging techniques
  Dr J Berwick
Applications accepted all year round

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During the past two decades, blood oxygenation level dependent (BOLD) functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has become the scientific technique of choice for investigating human brain function in the field of cognitive neuroscience.
  Cognitive Robotics and Human Robot Interaction
  Prof A Cangelosi
Applications accepted all year round

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Research on cognitive robotics focuses on the design of intelligent behaviour and sensorimotor and cognitive skills in robots, by taking inspiration from human cognition (psychology) and brain mechanisms (neuroscience).
  Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks
  Dr J North, Dr A Roca, Dr C Murphy
Applications accepted all year round

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Title. Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks. Based in. Research Centre for Applied Performance Science, Faculty of Sport, Health, and Applied Science, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London.
  MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Developing non-invasive transcranial neuro-stimulation into a precision tool for cognitive enhancement in Schizophrenia using multi-modal neuroimaging
  Research Group: Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
  Prof G Thut, Dr P Uhlhaas
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Supervisors. Prof Gregor Thut. Prof Peter Uhlhaas. Project summary. Impairments in cognitive processes in Schizophrenia (ScZ) constitute a fundamental aspect of the disorder and encompass both basic perceptual and higher cognitive functions.
  The influence of Apolipoprotein E genotypes on pathways of neurotransmission measured in vivo. Implications for dementia research
  Dr M De Marco, Prof A Venneri
Applications accepted all year round

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Monoaminergic midbrain nuclei are currently emerging as major players in the definition of the pathological changes of early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) stages.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Investigating Cognitive Correlates of Circuit dysfunctions in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  Dr A Banerjee, Prof C Petkov
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of early postnatal developmental disabilities with executive dysfunction as a key co-morbid feature.
  How our emotion affects cognition: From neuroscience, lifespan and psychendocrinological perspectives
  Dr M Sakaki
Applications accepted all year round

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There is no doubt that emotion and stress affect human cognitive processing, such as memory, attention and decision making. However, the exact effects of emotion on cognition are still unclear as emotion sometimes enhances cognitive processing but sometimes impairs cognitive processing.
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