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University of Reading, School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences PhD Research Projects

We have 15 University of Reading, School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences PhD Research Projects

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We have 15 University of Reading, School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences PhD Research Projects

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Inhibition and excitation in the brain

An appropriate balance between excitatory and inhibitory neural processes in the brain underlies healthy psychological function. Two examples of conditions in which there is an imbalance are autism and ADHD. Read more

Developing a novel Health Psychology intervention to increase uptake of Awake Surgery

Outpatient surgical procedures have traditionally been carried out in the United Kingdom under General Anaesthetic. However, such a choice of anaesthesia comes with additional risks for patients, especially those with co-morbidities. Read more

Understanding reward processing in adolescent depression

In our research group NRG-lab.co.uk we are interested in the symptoms of depression in adolescents. We are interested in how to best measure symptoms of anhedonia and how we can possibly develop new treatments for it by examining reward function. Read more

Neural and behavioural correlates of speech production in Parkinson's disease

Speech is a complex task requiring highly coordinated movements of a large group of respiratory, laryngeal and articulatory muscles and involves precise integration with auditory and somatosensory feedback to plan and execute speech movements. Read more

Intertemporal Processes in Neurocognitive Development

Join a programme of work that aims to build conceptual and empirical bridges between the physiological, psychological, and cultural influences on human adolescent development. Read more

Psychological intervention, cognitive training, functional rehabilitation and well-being in clinical populations with brain degeneration

The concept of human well-being is a fundamental aspect of our existence and is often particularly vulnerable upon diagnosis and/or progression of long-term neurological conditions for which there is no cure, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease. Read more

Integrating information from vision and touch in virtual reality telepresence systems

Virtual reality systems are fundamentally altering how we study human sensory perception. Similarly, to build good virtual reality systems we need a clear understanding of how the brain integrates sensory information into a robust and useful percept. Read more

Moving together in time: the effects of coordinated movements on physical performance, social cognition and overall wellbeing

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. Read more

Music and language processing in autism and amusia

Music and language are fundamental traits of human existence. They both rely on complex sound sequences to convey meaning. It has been hotly debated whether the two are processed through distinct cognitive modules or using shared mechanisms. Read more
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