UCL Psychology and Language Sciences

Prof Nilli Lavie

Prof Nilli Lavie

Professor of Psychology and Brain Sciences

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL
1st Oct 1995

Research summary

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.


Tel-Aviv University
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1993
Tel-Aviv University
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts | 1987