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Read more at: Opening of Centre for Lifelong Learning and Individualised Cognition (CLIC)

Opening of Centre for Lifelong Learning and Individualised Cognition (CLIC)

13 October 2020

A new research centre focused on improving support for lifelong learning and cognitive agility opened on 1 October 2020 in Singapore. The Centre for Lifelong Learning and Individualised Cognition (CLIC) is a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and is funded...


Read more at: Adaptive Brain Lab open for volunteer studies

Adaptive Brain Lab open for volunteer studies

22 September 2020

We are very pleased to announce that the Adaptive Brain Lab is now open and invites volunteers for studies. We have reviewed and implemented government and University guidance, and have updated our procedures to create a COVID secure testing environment. Our procedures are carefully designed in order to mitigate against...


Read more at: New paper by Ke Jia et al in Current Biology

New paper by Ke Jia et al in Current Biology

16 September 2020

Using high-field laminar fMRI, we show that learning alters orientation specific representations in superficial V1 layers and enhances connectivity from visual to parietal cortex, suggesting that recurrent visual plasticity and feedforward connectivity gate perceptual decision making. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.08...


Read more at: 2 x post-doctoral Research Associate or Assistant positions in Machine Learning for Precision Mental Health

2 x post-doctoral Research Associate or Assistant positions in Machine Learning for Precision Mental Health

7 September 2020

Exciting opportunity to work in collaboration with The Cambridge Centre for Mathematical Imaging in Healthcare, the Alan Turing Institute, and AstraZeneca on developing machine learning approaches for early diagnosis of dementia and mental health disorders . For details and applications see: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/...


Read more at: New paper by Elisa Zamboni in BioRxiv May 2020

New paper by Elisa Zamboni in BioRxiv May 2020

29 May 2020

New paper by Elisa Zamboni et al is availabe at BioRxiv in which we examine fine-scale computations for adaptive processing in the human brain. Adapting to the environment statistics by reducing brain responses to repetitive sensory information is key for efficient information processing. Yet, the fine-scale computations...


Read more at: New paper by Ke Jia in BioRxiv May 2020

New paper by Ke Jia in BioRxiv May 2020

25 May 2020

New paper by Ke Jia et al is available in BioRxiv in which we show that 7T brain imaging reveals adaptive fine-scale circuits in the human brain. Learning and experience are critical for translating ambiguous sensory information from our environments to perceptual decisions. Yet, evidence on how training molds the adult...


Read more at: New paper in NeuroImage: Clinical!

New paper in NeuroImage: Clinical!

4 March 2020

A new publication by Joseph Giorgio, Susan Landau, William Jagust, Peter Tino and Professor Zoe Kourtzi highlights new methods for Modelling prognostic trajectories of cognitive decline due to Alzheimer's disease for the Alzheimer's disease Neuroimaging Initiative Read the full article: https://www.sciencedirect.com/...


Read more at: Reporting from Cambridge Science Festival 2019

Reporting from Cambridge Science Festival 2019

19 March 2019

This March saw the return of the Cambridge Science Festival 2019. This is an annual, city wide event which showcases the variety of new and exciting science going on across Cambridge. Members of the Adaptive Brain Lab enjoyed hosting a stall in the Department of Psychology for the day on Saturday 16 March. Visitors enjoyed...


Read more at: New paper in Nature Human Behaviour!

New paper in Nature Human Behaviour!

15 January 2019

A new publication by Dr. Vasilis Karlaftis, Joseph Giorgio, Dr. Andrew Welchman and Professor Zoe Kourtzi combines behavioural modelling with functional and structural brain connectivity and shows that individuals learn the structure of variable environments by employing alternate decision strategies that engage distinct brain networks:


Read more at: New paper in e-Neuro!

New paper in e-Neuro!

9 January 2019

A new publication by Dr. Vasilis Karlaftis, Dr. Andrew Welchman and Professor Zoe Kourtzi answers how we extract meaningful structure and make predictions in novel environments.