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  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.
  PhD opportunities in Public Health and Health Promotion at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  Infants’ early understanding of word meaning
  Dr A Ferry, Prof A Theakston
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While children begin to say their first words around 12 months of age, there is evidence that they start to understand the meaning of common words much earlier in development, suggesting that infants have already started to build a vocabulary.
  An investigation of psychological and clinical factors associated with the development of chronic or persistent pain in children and young people with inflammatory and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions.
  Dr L Cordingley, Prof W Thomson, Dr R Lee, Dr J McDonagh
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Background. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is an inflammatory arthritis presenting in children and young people. Pain is one of the main features of JIA and it is often described as one of the most burdensome yet invisible symptoms of this long-term condition.
  Transitioning into the caregiver role following a diagnosis of dementia: Understanding the needs of families to improve their well-being (KishitaU20FMH)
  Dr N Kishita, Prof E Mioshi
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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Receiving diagnosis of dementia can be a difficult experience for people with dementia but also family members. Although physical support needs of the care recipient may be limited due to the level of independence at this stage, the emotional impact on families can be substantial.
  Developmental dyslexia: a multi-sensory approach
  Dr B Jennings, Prof T Wydell
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The aim of the proposed project will be to investigate the multi-sensory integration of light and sound information, i.e., the combination of processing in the visual and auditory systems, in children and young adults with developmental dyslexia.
  Harnessing digital patient-generated health data to improve clinical decisions in people with long-term conditions
  Dr S Van der Veer, Prof D Dowding, Dr Alan Davies
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One in four people in the UK live with one or more long-term conditions.
  The use of high- and low-melanopic lighting to improve cognitive work in healthcare
  Dr D Phipps, Prof C Dickinson
Applications accepted all year round

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Previous research has supported the notion that lighting conditions play a role in determining how well humans work on healthcare tasks.
  Decision Fatigue in Health Relevant Decision Making
  Dr J Allan, Dr D Powell, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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In order to make decisions, people must take in and weigh up relevant information and make choices about the most appropriate course of action to take.
  Construction and attentional control of complex thought and behaviour
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Prof P Bright, Dr M Pake, Dr I van der Linde
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Prof Peter Bright ([email protected]), Dr Mike Pake, ([email protected]) Dr Ian van der Linde ([email protected] ).
  Crowdsourcing Social Support: Using Virtual Reality to Examine the Effects of Self-Disclosure on Psychological Outcomes (Ref: SF20/PSY/BROWN)
  Dr G Brown
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Current social media technologies allow individuals unprecedented possibilities for sharing information about themselves to large groups, expanding connections and opportunities for social support, thus potentially improving mental health, but the Centre for Mental Health has stated that much remains unknown about how posting on social media influences young people’s well-being.
  Two doctoral candidates in human genomics - fixed-term of 4 years

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The University of Edinburgh is launching a new collaboration for PhD training with the University of Helsinki. It will promote and support research in “Human Genomics” by providing high quality PhD training to outstanding doctoral candidates from around the world.
  Investigating the potential psychological impact of early screening and long-term monitoring for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis among patients and caregivers
  Dr K Kwan
Applications accepted all year round

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Scoliosis is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine. The commonest form, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) develops in puberty and may progress during adolescence.
  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.
  The effect of different activities on subsequent task performance
  Dr A Szameitat
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In our everyday life we may have made the experience that different activities have different effects on how we ’feel’ and ’think’.
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