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Human Cognitive Neuroscience


HCN home orbHuman Cognitive Neuroscience (HCN) is comprised of academic staff and research fellows with core interests in memory, attention, executive function, visual memory, sensory integration, and perceptuo-motor control in both normally functioning adults and people with a variety of neurological disorders and conditions. The group uses a range of methodological tools including traditional behavioural measures, neuroimaging techniques such as fMRI and ERP, eyetracking, motion tracking, computational modelling, and clinical assessment.

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Human Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Edinburgh
7 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ

Tel: +44 (0)131 651 3231
Fax: +44 (0)131 650 3461

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Some members of HCN are affiliated with The Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems, The Centre for Functional Imaging Studies, The Scottish Funding Council Brain Imaging Research Centre, and the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology. HCN staff train postdoctoral fellows, PhD, MSc, MA, and BSc students.

The MSc in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology web page provides the course and application information. Information about the Masters and Doctoral programmes in HCN is provided from the Psychology Postgraduate home page.

HCN Information Areas

HCN Information Areas