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17 April 2019

Can stress at work affect cognitive performance?

The Health and Safety Executive states that over 11 million days are lost at work each year because of stress; but what is stress, how does it affect the body and brain, and what can be done to minimise any negative impact at work?


15 April 2019

How to identify the right funding for your research

Learn the best places for early career researchers in neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology to look for project funding. 

9 April 2019

CANTAB Connect used to advance research into postoperative conditions

We’re delighted to announce that CANTAB Connect – our cognitive research platform validated by use in over 2,100 published papers - is being used by Europe’s largest university clinic, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, for the assessment of long-term cognitive outcomes in clinical studies on patients scheduled for elective surgery.

1 April 2019

Verbal paired associates: Effects of age and education in automated remote testing

New data presented at AD/PD 2019 demonstrated the feasibility and validity of conducting automated, verbal recall tasks on participants’ own devices. This research has implications for recruitment and monitoring in Alzheimer’s disease trials. 

1 April 2019

Inferring cognitive load from voice: Enriching automated cognitive testing with vocalics

Traditional cognitive measures struggle to demonstrate when a participant is compensating for their deficits. At AD/PD 2019 we shared new data on how to overcome this issue: deriving cognitive load from voice data collected on participants’ own devices, and in their own homes.

1 April 2019

Domain-specific cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease detected using touchscreen cognitive testing in routine clinical care

At AD/PD 2019 we showed that automated, electronic cognitive testing is acceptable and feasible for patients presenting to clinic with Parkinson’s disease.

1 April 2019

How to set achievable research goals

What is realistic? What is feasible? What can be achieved?

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