This studentship is competition funded by the BBSRC MIBTP scheme:
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Deadline: January 12th 2020
Number of Studentships available at UOB: 18
***IMPORTANT*** Prior to submitting a PhD application to the University of Birmingham, all interested candidates should first contact Dr.Apps ([email protected]). Following this, only applicants with the most competitive CV will be requested to submit a PhD application using the University of Birmingham on-line application system. Candidates should submit a personal statement, CV, 2 references, and transcript of grades.
Apps MAJ, Rushworth MFS, Chang SWC (2016): The Anterior Cingulate Gyrus and Social Cognition: Tracking the Motivation of Others. Neuron 90:692–707.
Chen X, Voets S, Jenkinson N, Galea JM (2019): Dopamine-dependent loss aversion during effort-based decision-making. Journal of Neuroscience:1760–19.
Chong TT-J*, Apps M*, Giehl K, Sillence A, Grima LL, Husain M (2017): Neurocomputational mechanisms underlying subjective valuation of effort costs. PLoS Biology 15:e1002598. *equal contributors
Jensen O, Colgin LL (2007): Cross-frequency coupling between neuronal oscillations. Trends in Cognitive Science 11:267–269.
Le Heron C, Kolling N, Plant O, Kienast A, Janska R, Ang Y-S, Fallon S, Husain M, Apps MAJ (2019): Dopamine and motivational state drive dynamics of human decision making. bioRxiv:709857.
Lockwood PL, Hamonet M, Zhang SH, Ratnavel A, Salmony FU, Husain M, Apps MA (2017): Prosocial apathy for helping others when effort is required. Nature Human Behaviour 1:s41562-017–0131.
Manohar SG, Chong TT-J, Apps MAJ, Batla A, Stamelou M, Jarman PR, Bhatia KP, Husain M (2015): Reward Pays the Cost of Noise Reduction in Motor and Cognitive Control. Current Biology 25:1707–1716.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 40.80
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