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Prof Nilli Lavie

Prof Nilli Lavie

Address

435
26 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AP

Appointments

  • Professor of Psychology and Brain Sciences
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
    Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL

1995-10-01

Research Themes

Psychological and neural mechanisms of: attention, distraction, visual awareness, executive control, interaction of emotion attention and awareness. Special focus on information processing capacity and the effects of different types of information load on brain activity, cognitive function and task performance, neural correlates of awareness, executive frontal control of attention and behavior, individual differences in attention abilities. Methods used: Behavioral experiments, neuroimaging, TMS.
Award year Qualification Institution
1993 PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
Cognitive Psychology
Tel-Aviv University
1987 BA
Bachelor of Arts
Philosophy
Tel-Aviv University
1987 BA
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology
Tel-Aviv University

Keywords

TMS|*| functional imaging|*|Ageing|*|Attention|*|Attention, awareness and working memory|*|Behaviour|*|Brain imaging|*|Cognition|*|Consciousness|*|Emotion|*|Executive function|*|Face perception|*|Face recognition|*|Functional MRI (fMRI)|*|Neuroimaging|*|Not clinically oriented research|*|Perception|*|Psychophysics|*|Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)|*|Vision|*|Working memory|*|information load|*|visual awareness|*|visual perception