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Professor Uta Frith

Professor Uta Frith meets people living with OCD, on BBC Two's Horizon

Professor Uta Frith (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) meets people living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in BBC Two's Horizon programme, looks at the therapy available and asks what neuroscience can offer by way of a cure.
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Dr Katrina Scior

Dr Katrina Scior writes about attitudes towards people with learning disabilities in The Conversation

Dr Katrina Scior (Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology) writes in The Conversation about negative attitudes towards people with learning disabilities.
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Joe Devlin speaks with Mariella Frostrop on the impact of reading on the brain

Dr Joe Devlin (Experimental Psychology) joins Mariella Frostrup and guests on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book: Why We Read programme talking about about the impact reading has on our brains. More...

SLMS Education Awards announced

Dr Michael Clarke and Dr John Swettenham awarded grant by Action Medical Research and Great Ormond Street Hospital

Congratulations to Dr Michael Clarke (PI) and Dr John Swettenham (both in the Research Department of Language and Cognition) who have been awarded a grant of over £88,000, by Action Medical Research and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for a project working on eye-pointing classification in young children with severe cerebral palsy.
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Dr Sunjeev Kamboj and Ravi Das feature on BBC2's Trust Me I'm a Doctor about research concerning memories

Dr Sunjeev Kamboj and Ravi Das appear on BBC Two's 'Trust Me I'm a Doctor' about their research into changing memories

Dr Michael Mosley took part in an experiment run by Dr Sunjeev Kamboj and Ravi Das (both Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology) about ways to reduce cravings by changing memories for BBC Two's 'Trust me I'm a Doctor'. The episode looked into whether changing memories could potentially cure addictions.
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