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6 February 2019

Occupational rehabilitation: improving attention is associated with return to work

Dr Thomas Johansen from the Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Occupational Rehabilitation talked us through why he chose CANTAB to investgate whether improving cognitive function during occupational rehabilitation improves return to work. 


14 January 2019

Does neuregulin 1 affect executive function in autism spectrum disorder?

We caught up with Dr Arvin Haghighatfard to discuss why he chose CANTAB to investigate the effects of neuregulin 1 on executive dysfunction in autism spectrum disorder.

8 January 2019

Examination of the Neural Basis of Psychotic-like Experiences in Adolescence During Reward Processing

We caught up with Dr Evangelos Papanastasiou to discuss his latest publication, and the next steps for improving the early diagnosis of psychotic illness.  

18 December 2018

6 tests for assessing cognition in Parkinson’s disease

Cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease remains a significant, unmet therapeutic need for patients; as such it is vital that there is rigorous research into the topic. Here we will discuss six CANTAB tasks that can address this research gap. 

5 December 2018

Normative data from linear and non-linear quantile regression in CANTAB: cognition in mid-to-late life in an epidemiological sample

Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring recently published the first study to derive normative CANTAB data from quantile regressions of cognitive test performance for a large epidemiological sample of adults aged 57-84 years.

7 November 2018

Emotion recognition biases in alcohol use disorder

Researcher at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Clara Freeman, shared with us about why she chose the CANTAB Emotion Recognition Task for her latest publication

1 November 2018

Why is it important to assess cognition in criminal cases?

Dr Seán Haldane is a Consultant Neuropsychologist and expert witness who provides reports for defence lawyers, the Crown Prosecution Service and the police. We caught up with Dr Haldane to discuss how CANTAB Insight is integral to his work.  

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