Dementia Research Centre



The work of the neuropsychology team within the Dementia Research Centre is directed towards identifying, measuring, monitoring and understanding the cognitive changes associated with degenerative disease and normal ageing. The term "cognition" refers to all processes by which information from our senses is transformed, stored, recovered, and used. So in our work, we are interested in assessing the impact of degenerative diseases upon a wide variety of human skills and behaviours, including memory, conceptual knowledge, language, literacy, perception, and thinking.

Our research takes various forms: