Upcoming Events

'Let's Talk About Health' free public lecture Feb 21, 2018 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Wellcome Auditorium, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh CVS-Neuroscience network launch Feb 22, 2018 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Wellcome Auditorium, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
Intelligent Imaging KTN event Mar 15, 2018 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — The Lighthouse, 56 Mitchell Street, Glasgow
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2018 Apr 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle St, Glasgow
British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh

Dr Akira O'Connor

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Position: SINAPSE Lecturer in Neuroimaging

Interests:

I am interested in how contextual information and our expectations help and hinder the judgements we make about our memories. My research employs both cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience methods (primarily fMRI and fcMRI).

Institute: University of St Andrews

Department: School of Psychology and Neuroscience


Research Themes

Recognition memory, decision-making, expectations, bias.

Key Publications

see my St Andrews Research Portal page


Software Expertise

Experimental design: Matlab, Psychophysics Toolbox, Javascript, E-Prime, Superlab.

Imaging Analysis: SPM, Marsbar, MRIcron, Caret.

Maths/Statistics: Matlab, Statistica, SPSS, Excel.