Upcoming Events

Molecular Imaging Workshop 2017 Nov 20, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 — San Sebastian, Spain
TOPIM ("hot TOPics in IMaging") 2018: Imaging Metabolism Jan 21, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018 — L'Ecole de Physique des Houches, France
SINAPSE Molecular Imaging PET/SPECT focus group meeting Feb 05, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Carnegie Lecture Theatre (C3-05), Joseph Black Building, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
'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

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.