Tag Archives: Cognitive Science

Dr Louise Gosbell

Freed from Suffering

Taste, touch, hearing, smell and sight. The senses exist throughout the Gospels and are an important component of interactions with Jesus.

Professor Amanda Barnier

Professor Amanda Barnier

Professor Amanda Barnier has earned an international reputation for innovative, interdisciplinary research in cognitive science and psychology that addresses important real-world problems.

Dr Alexandra Woolgar

Representing the Brain

Dr Alexandra Woolgar’s work was the first to demonstrate that many human brain regions are adaptive. Once thought of as a fixed input/output system, the brain turns out to be far more dynamic, interactive and flexible than previously imagined.

Jim Piper Award for Excellence in Research Leadership (Highly Commended 2014)

Amanda has an international reputation for innovative contributions to cognitive science and psychology in two distinct fields. She has pioneered the use of hypnosis to develop compelling laboratory versions of a catalogue of clinical delusions and is at the forefront of new “collective” memory research on the benefits of remembering together.

Early Career Researcher of the Year Award – Social Sciences, Business & Humanities (Highly Commended 2014)

Celia is currently engaged in a series of research projects that study “real-world” remembering and forgetting in individuals and groups. Celia also focuses on applications to real-world problems, like cognitive decline with age, and examine the function of remembering – what memories mean to individuals and to groups.

Excellence in Higher Degree Research – Social Sciences, Business & Humanities (2014 Award Winner)

The main goal of Mirko’s research in the philosophy of cognitive science is to investigate the relevance of psycho-historical theories of cultural learning for the socio-technological scaffolding, development, and phylogenetic evolution of human cognition.