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  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.
  Language and numerical cognition: Does the language that we conduct maths in affect our performance?
  Dr I Xenidou-Dervou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Many consider mathematics to be a universal language. Arabic numerals are indeed used widely throughout the world; however, number-naming systems vary significantly across languages.
  What is the impact of atypical neurogenesis on brain activity, cognition and behaviour?
  Dr A McNeill, Dr M Freeth
Applications accepted all year round

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Neurogenesis is the process by which stem cells form brain cells. This process is disrupted by genetic mutations causing childhood neurological disorders which cause symptoms such as learning disability, behaviour problems and epilepsy.
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Brain and Cognition Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/brain-and-cognition.
  Machine Learning and Cognitive Modelling Applied to Video Games
  Dr K Chen
Applications accepted all year round

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Video games have been viewed as an ideal test bed for the study of AI. However, most of the academic work in this area focused on traditional board and card games where limited AI techniques have been tested.
  School of Psychology

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Applications are invited from self-funded full-time applicants to undertake a PhD in the School of Psychology at the University of Sunderland.
  Development of prospective memory in early childhood
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr R Ford
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Dr Ruth Ford ([email protected]). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/about/psychology/our-staff/ruth-ford.
  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.
  How do prenatal steroids elevate autism risk?
  Dr N Vasudevan
Applications accepted all year round

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"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.
  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.
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