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Read more at: New papers in eLife and Nature Communications reveal the role of GABAergic inhibition in visual perceptual learning

New papers in eLife and Nature Communications reveal the role of GABAergic inhibition in visual perceptual learning

9 January 2019

We are delighted to announce two new publications from our lab on the role of GABAergic inhibition in visual perceptual learning. We have used multi-modal human brain imaging (MR Spectroscopy, task fMRI, resting state fMRI) to investigate changes in the concentration of the neurotransmitter GABA during training across decision-making circuits.


Read more at: The brain takes alternate routes to learn new tricks in older age

The brain takes alternate routes to learn new tricks in older age

5 July 2018

"Memory is a mental capacity that starts to deteriorate from a fairly young age. In critical memory centres of the brain, grey matter irreversibly declines from our forties."


Read more at: New paper in Nature Communications!

New paper in Nature Communications!

24 April 2018

We are delighted to announce the release of a new paper by Dr Reuben Rideaux and Dr Andrew Welchman . Perception relies on information integration but it is unclear how the brain decides which information to integrate and which to keep separate. Here, the authors develop and test a biologically inspired model of cue-...


Read more at: Don't believe everything you see...

Don't believe everything you see...

22 March 2018

This March saw the return of the Cambridge Science Festival #csf2018. 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 for the day on Saturday 17 March, and Prof. Kourtzi (head of the lab) is giving a talk at Mill Lane Lecture Rooms tonight (Thursday 22 March) at 6pm.


Read more at: Two positions in machine learning in cognitive neuroscience

Two positions in machine learning in cognitive neuroscience

5 March 2018

2 positions (Post-doctoral fellowship and PhD studentship) are available to work at the Adaptive Brain Lab, University of Cambridge, UK.


Read more at: A trio of Doctors

A trio of Doctors

22 February 2018

Three of the Adaptive Brain Lab's PhD students submitted their theses on the 4th January 2018. They all passed their viva within a week of each other!


Read more at: Adaptive Brain Lab goes on the road with Roche

Adaptive Brain Lab goes on the road with Roche

5 December 2017

In November 2017 the Adaptive Brain Lab went on the road to learn from field-leaders and teach some sixth-formers about Cognitive Neuroscience.


Read more at: Turing Fellowship for Prof. Kourtzi

Turing Fellowship for Prof. Kourtzi

13 November 2017

We are delighted to announce that Prof. Zoe Kourtzi has been awarded the prestigious position of Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute !


Read more at: BRAINFest 2017

BRAINFest 2017

29 June 2017

This June the Adaptive Brain Lab was delighted to talk about neuroscience with the general public at Cambridge’s first ever BRAINFest.


Read more at: ABL at the Cambridge Science Festival 2017

ABL at the Cambridge Science Festival 2017

13 June 2017

This March saw the return of the Cambridge Science Festival, a city wide event which showcases the variety of new and exciting science going on across Cambridge. The Adaptive Brain Lab took part, spending the day presenting our work alongside other labs from the psychology department.