Alex joined Cambridge Cognition in November 2021. He is working on a number of internal and external projects, including development of novel high-frequency assessments for episodic memory, analytical methods for timeseries cognitive & sensor data, unsupervised learning for baseline assessments, and development of an R&D API.
Alex completed his PhD at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, developing data-driven neuroimaging techniques for a big-data project on child development and socioeconomic status. Prior to this he worked at the University of Oxford and the University of Aberdeen on projects relating to attentional control and memory.
In addition to his work as a scientist, Alex has over a decade's experience as a developer, including publishing open-source software packages. He worked for several years on web-based cognitive and psychological applications at Gorilla Experiment Builder, a software-as-a-service platform, and as a freelance software consultant for other researchers.