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How to choose the right assessment of social cognition for your study

Insights Back to resource centre 11 October 2019 How to choose the right assessment of social cognition for your study The Emotion Recognition Task (ERT) and Emotion Bias Task (EBT) both assess social cognition, but which is more appropriate for different participant groups? What are the CANTAB social cognition tasks? On the face of it, ERT and EBT appear analogous

Using affective cognition to enhance precision psychiatry

Insights Back to resource centre 3 July 2018 Using affective cognition to enhance precision psychiatry Precision psychiatry is a promising new approach that seeks to improve outcomes in highly heterogeneous clinical populations. Frontiers in Psychiatry recently published an interesting opinion piece on “Using Affective Cognition to Enhance Precision Psychiatry” 1 by Dr Jack Cotter, Clinical Science Team Lead at Cambridge Cognition, and Dr Jenny Barnett, Chief

Social cognition: an important but overlooked aspect of cognitive function

Insights Social cognition: an important but overlooked aspect of cognitive function 28 November 2017 Back to resource centre Social cognitive deficits have traditionally been linked with autism spectrum conditions. However, a recent paper from Cambridge Cognition suggests that deficits in social cognition are exhibited across a range of neurological, psychiatric and developmental disorders. Our ability to understand the thoughts and

6 cognitive tests for research of depression and mood disorders

Insights Back to resource centre 3 November 2015 6 cognitive tests for research of depression and mood disorders Mood disorders affect 5-10% of the adult population in a given year. The most common mood disorders are major depressive disorder, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder. Here we explore the six CANTAB tests for objectively measuring cognitive function in depression. Mood disorders affect

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