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12 July 2022

Using CANTAB to understand the effects of certain nutrients on cognition

We caught up with Dr Rebecca Power from South East Technological University about how CANTABTM has helped her team to investigate the impact of specific nutrients on cognitive performance.

21 June 2022

My experience as an R&D intern at Cambridge Cognition

Vic joined Cambridge Cognition in late 2021 as an intern in our R&D team. As her internship comes to a close, we caught up with her to find out more about her experience.

If you're interested in joining us as our next R&D intern, you can view the details here.

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.