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How to choose the right assessment of social cognition for your study

The Emotion Recognition Task (ERT) and Emotion Bias Task (EBT) both assess social cognition, but which is more appropriate for different participant groups?

Using affective cognition to enhance precision psychiatry

Precision psychiatry is a promising new approach that seeks to improve outcomes in highly heterogeneous clinical populations.  

Social cognition: an important but overlooked aspect of cognitive function

Social cognitive deficits have traditionally been linked with autism spectrum conditions. However, a recent paper from Cambridge Cognition suggests that deficits in social cognition are exhibited across a range of neurological, psychiatric and developmental disorders.

6 cognitive tests for research of depression and mood disorders

Mood disorders affect 5-10% of the adult population in a given year. The most common mood disorders are major depressive disorder, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder. Here we explore the six CANTAB tests for objectively measuring cognitive function in depression.