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18 May 2022

How CANTAB helps us to explore the cognitive electrophysiology of the deep brain

We caught up with Martin Gillies from the University of Oxford, who told us how CANTABTM tasks help his team to probe the cognitive electrophysiology of the deep brain, particularly focusing on the cognitive role of the dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex (dACC) in decision-making. 

6 May 2022

Measuring functional outcomes in schizophrenia in an increasingly digital world

In this paper published in Schizophrenia Research: Cognition in April 2022, we explore how digital outcome assessments could be beneficial for assessing functional outcomes for people affected by schizophrenia. Read the full paper here.

27 April 2022

Investigating chronic inflammation as a pathway for cognitive dysfunction in depression

PhD Student Naoise Mac Giollabhui received a CANTAB Research Grant in 2018 for his project: ‘Chronic inflammation as a pathway to cognitive dysfunction in adolescents and young adults with a history of elevated depressive symptoms’. CANTAB Research Grants offer up to £1000 to support studies that use at least one Cambridge Cognition cognitive assessment. The 2022 awards are currently open.

We caught up with Naoise to discuss how the grant has benefited his research. 

19 April 2022

Investigating the role of conflict in older adults’ Theory of Mind abilities

We caught up with Principal Investigator Dr Charlotte Hartwright and lead researcher Dr Foyzul Rahman to find out more about how CANTAB helped them disentangle executive function from social cognition in healthy older adults.

6 April 2022

Hazardous drinking and cognition in schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder

We recently caught up with Atiqul Haq Mazumder, a doctoral researcher at the University of Oulu, Finland. Here, he tells us about how he used CANTAB to understand more about whether hazardous drinking could affect cognition in people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder.

15 March 2022

Flocking together and thinking apart: Gendered friendships and decision-making in adolescence

We caught up with Professor Eirini Flouri from University College London, to discuss the role CANTAB played in her research into gendered friendships and decision-making in adolescence.

11 February 2022

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022

Women and girls around the world are making significant contributions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. At Cambridge Cognition, we are lucky enough to have an incredible team of women implementing change and innovation in the business.