ARC Future Fellowships - Grant ID: FT170100105 [ 2017-07-01 - 2018-04-27 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: Dr Alexandra Woolgar (Future Fellowship)

Brief description Insights from brain imaging to study the neural basis of cognition. This project aims to address a major challenge - the need for a better understanding of the basis for human cognition. Humans have a unique capacity for diverse, complex, thought and behaviour. To achieve this our brains need to rapidly and flexibly reconfigure, directing attention to different aspects of the world moment-to-moment as we think and act. The project will combine innovative analysis methods with state-of-the-art neuroimaging and brain stimulation to understand how key brain regions drive this process. Insights from this project will link brain activation to behaviour, improve insights from brain imaging, and contribute a better understanding of the neural basis of cognition. Such insights can ultimately benefit the development of evidence based approaches to key areas of public concern such as health and education.

Funding Amount $759,254

Funding Scheme ARC Future Fellowships

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