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2022 CANTAB Research Grant: Carotenoid uptake and cognitive and visual outcomes in Ghanaian schoolchildren

Insights Back to resource centre 5 December 2022 2022 CANTAB Research Grant: Carotenoid uptake and cognitive and visual outcomes in Ghanaian schoolchildren We caught up with the 2022 CANTAB™ Research Grant Primary Award Winner, Nana Aba Senuwah Ashon, who tells us how the grant will help to understand the role of carotenoid uptake on vision and cognition in Ghanaian schoolchildren.

Emerging technology and other trends from SfN 2022

Insights Back to resource centre 25 November 2022 Emerging technology and other trends from SfN 2022 John Bernstein, Clinical Scientist at Cambridge Cognition, explores the trends and exciting developments that were discussed at the 2022 Society for Neuroscience (SfN) conference. In November 2022, I attended the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) conference in San Diego. I’ve truly enjoyed being able to

Developing a method of delivering experimenter-led online cognitive assessments

Insights Back to resource centre 6 October 2022 Understanding the effect of ashwagandha root extract on stress, sleep and cognition We caught up with Shefali Thanawala from Nutriventia Ltd who told us how CANTAB™ helped them to investigate the effects of Ashwagandha root extract on memory and focus in healthy, stressed adults. About Nutriventia, Ltd.Nutriventia Limited is the dietary supplements

How CANTAB helps us to explore the cognitive electrophysiology of the deep brain

Insights Back to resource centre 9 August 2022 Generating and validating Verbal Paired Associates word-pair lists for automated testing These posters were presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Tuesday 2nd August and Wednesday 3rd August 2022. See below for a summary and to read the full posters. Poster summariesMemorability of Word-Pairs: Developing a Method for Generation of Calibrated

Using CANTAB to identify undiagnosed dementia cases using a web-based pre-screening tool in the MOPEAD project

Insights Back to resource centre 22 November 2021 Using CANTAB to identify undiagnosed dementia cases using a web-based pre-screening tool in the MOPEAD project We recently caught up with Dr. Mercè Boada, the project coordinator of MOPEAD, and Medical Director of Ace Alzheimer Center Barcelona to discuss her recent publication supporting the use of CANTAB for the early detection of

Fatigue and episodic memory in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a web-based CANTAB study

Fatigue and episodic memory in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A web-based CANTAB study

Insights Back to resource centre 13 October 2021 Fatigue and episodic memory in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A web-based CANTAB study Clinical Scientist, Luke Allen, presented on fatigue and episodic memory in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis at ECTRIMS (European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis). Read on for the key findings and full poster. BackgroundFatigue affects over 75% of people

Efficient assessment of emotional bias using item response theory and decision tree computerised adaptive testing

Efficient assessment of Emotional Bias using Item Response Theory and Decision Tree Computerised Adaptive Testing

Insights Back to resource centre 6 October 2021 Efficient assessment of Emotional Bias using Item Response Theory and Decision Tree Computerised Adaptive Testing Director of Research & Innovation, Francesca Cormack, presented on efficient assessment of emotional bias using item response theory and decision tree computerised adaptive testing at the ISCTM Autumn Conference and the 2021 ECNP Congress. Read on for

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Insights Back to resource centre 6 October 2021 Efficient assessment of Emotional Bias using Item Response Theory and Decision Tree Computerised Adaptive Testing Director of Research & Innovation, Francesca Cormack, presented on efficient assessment of emotional bias using item response theory and decision tree computerised adaptive testing at the ISCTM Autumn Conference and the 2021 ECNP Congress. Read on for

Investigating the role of cognitive reserve in cognitive aging

Insights Back to resource centre 25 August 2021 Investigating the role of cognitive reserve in cognitive aging We recently caught up with Insa Feinkohl from the BioCog Consortium, to discuss the research they’ve been conducting, focusing on investigating the role of cognitive reserve in cognitive ageing. Can you tell us more about your research group?The Biomarker Development for Postoperative Cognitive

COVID-19 Cognitive Assessment Battery

Insights Back to resource centre 13 July 2021 COVID-19 Cognitive Assessment Battery To understand the impact of COVID-19 on cognitive function, researchers must use sensitive and reliable cognitive assessments which target appropriate domains. In this article Operational Scientist, Iona Pickett, discusses the challenges of designing a cognitive testing battery for use in those recovering from COVID-19 and describes our recommended

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