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Claire Hanley

Claire Hanley Swansea University Welsh Crucible 2019 Claire conducts research into neural plasticity; incorporating neuroimaging techniques and non-invasive brain stimulation methods to determine how our brains adapt as part of the ageing process. She actively engages in opportunities to raise public awareness of how older adults can maintain their cognitive function for as long as

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Richard Binney

Richard Binney Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2018 Richard is a neuroscientist who researches the way the human brain stores and uses our knowledge of people, objects, and words.  Further, he tries to understand how these abilities break down following brain injury or disease (e.g., in dementia). To do so, he uses behavioural measures such as reaction

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Emily Cross

Emily Cross Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2015 Emily obtained her BA in dance, theatre and psychology at Pomona College in California. She was then awarded a Fulbright fellowship to perform cognitive psychology research at the University of Otago in New Zealand, where she completed her MSc. She returned to the USA for a PhD in

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Kami Koldewyn

Kami Koldewyn Bangor University Welsh Crucible 2014 Kami earned a dual BA degree in Music and Philosophy at Pomona College in California. After several years teaching children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders, she returned to graduate school and completed a PhD in Neuroscience at the University of California, Davis. She then spent four years as

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