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BioMag 2020 to be held at the University of Birmingham

BioMag 2020 to be held at the University of Birmingham
Description
It has been announced that the world's premier biomagnetism meeting, BioMag, will be held at the University of Birmingham in 2020.
Date:
24/10/2016

Anxiety guide highly commended by the British Medical Association

Anxiety guide highly commended by the British Medical Association
Description
A resource developed by members of the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders together with the charity Cerebra was awarded 'highly commended' at the British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards 2016.
Date:
21/10/2016

Study explores association between memory and location

Study explores association between memory and location
Description
A new study, published in NeuroImage by Doctoral Researcher Ben Griffiths has illuminated how our brains associate a memorable event with where it occurred in the real world.
Date:
18/10/2016

PhD students present neurodevelopmental research at international conference

PhD students present neurodevelopmental research at international conference
Description
Stacey Bissell and Katherine Ellis, PhD students at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Birmingham recently presented their work at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress in Melbourne, Australia (14-19 August 2016).
Date:
26/09/2016

Junior scientist award for PhD student

Junior scientist award for PhD student
Description
Eva Reindl, third-year Phd student at the School of Psychology, received the Linda Mealey Award by the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) in August for her paper on young children's spontaneous tool-use abilities.
Date:
19/09/2016

Study suggests bilinguals can better maintain attention

Study suggests bilinguals can better maintain attention
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have shed light onto the cognitive benefits of bilingualism, pointing to an enhanced ability to maintain attention and focus.
Date:
12/09/2016

€1.5 million European grant for evolution of human culture project

€1.5 million European grant for evolution of human culture project
Description
Dr Claudio Tennie, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Psychology, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) grant of €1.5 million to evaluate early stone tools in the context of cumulative culture.
Date:
09/09/2016

'Numbness' in the face of a threat: depersonalisation experiences

'Numbness' in the face of a threat: depersonalisation experiences
Description
Hayley Dewe, a PhD student in the School of Psychology, has published a new paper which investigates emotional arousal in those predisposed to depersonalisation type experiences.
Date:
07/09/2016
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