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11 October 2019

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?


1 October 2019

What are the benefits of having a CANTAB departmental licence?

Senior Psychology Technician at Teesside University, Nicole Beddard, shared her experience of administrating a CANTAB departmental licence. 

17 September 2019

Are memory impairments in early and chronic schizophrenia related to the volume of particular hippocampal subfields?

Cassandra Wannan, final year PhD student at the University of Melbourne, shared the role that CANTAB played in her latest publication: Hippocampal subfields and visuospatial associative memory across stages of schizophrenia-spectrum disorder

3 September 2019

What is the value of including cognitive assessments in the quantification of vascular and neuronal pathology in dementia using PET and MRI?

We caught up with researchers from the Division of Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology, University of Manchester to discuss the role that CANTAB plays in their cutting-edge neuroimaging study. 

23 August 2019

Why is it important to assess cognitive safety in oncology trials?

Following steady improvements in survival rates, there is a growing interest in establishing the long-term side effects of cancer treatments. This includes a need for a better understanding of the cognitive safety profile of these interventions, particularly in children and adolescents. In this article, we demonstrate that CANTAB computerised assessments offer a sensitive and practical solution for assessing cognitive function in oncology trials.

15 August 2019

Does low-level exposure to lead and manganese affect cognition and behaviour?

The Salud Ambiental Montevideo cohort is characterised by several social-environmental factors, including exposure to metals and cognitive performance. We caught up with Seth Frndak from the University of Buffalo to talk through CANTAB’s role in this epidemiological study.  

13 August 2019

Why does the largest twins registry in the UK use CANTAB?

TwinsUK has been using CANTAB for the last 10 years to enable their multi-modal, longitudinal research into typical and pathological ageing. We caught up with the Project Coordinator, Taha Bhatti, to discuss the cohort’s experience of completing the tasks, and transitioning to web-based delivery. 

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