The Cognition and Neuroscience research group members

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A portrait of Joydeep

Professor Joydeep Bhattacharya (Group Leader)

Joy is an expert in EEG, and studies complex human behaviour including music, language, aesthetics, decision making and creativity.

Joydeep's profile.

A portrait of Professor Michael Banissy

Professor Michael Banissy

Michael is a Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, where he is Co-Head of Department. He has contributed to several diverse research areas, including social perception, social cognition, creativity, synaesthesia, and brain stimulation.

Michael's staff profile.

Dr. Marinella Cappelletti

Dr. Marinella Cappelletti

Marinella is a cognitive neuroscientist interested in studying how the brain learns and how it ages.



Marinella's profile.

Rebecca Charlton

Rebecca Charlton

Rebecca is an expert in cognitive ageing, studying age-related changes in brain and how they influence cognition and social-cognition.

Rebecca's profile.

A portrait of Dr. Gianna Cocchini

Dr. Gianna Cocchini

Gianna is a Senior Lecturer in Neuropsychology at Goldsmiths. She has a research record of studies aiming to understand the mechanisms underlying specific aspects of neuropsychological syndromes (in particular, neglect and anosognosia).

Gianna's profile.

A portrait of Professor Jules Davidoff

Professor Jules Davidoff

Jules researches the mental representation of objects, the relationship between our memory and recognition of them.

Jules' profile.

A portrait of Professor Jan De Fockert

Professor Jan De Fockert

Jan is a Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, where he is Co-Head of Department. His main research interest is human visual selective attention.

Jan's staff profile.

A portrait of Dr Maria Herrojo Ruiz

Dr Maria Herrojo Ruiz

María is an expert in EEG and studies the neural bases of sensorimotor learning, motor control and decision making in healthy and clinical populations. Her research focuses on the neural bases of sensorimotor learning and motor control in healthy and clinical populations.

María's profile.

Peter Holland

Peter Holland

Peter is a Lecturer in Psychology, and he is interested in the neural representations of motor behaviour, intersection of video games and psychology, virtual reality for research and rehabilitation. 

Peter's profile.

A portrait of Dr. Gustav Kuhn

Dr. Gustav Kuhn

Gustav is a Reader in Psychology at Goldsmiths, where he the Chair of the Recruitment Outreach and Marketing Committee. He has contributed to several diverse research areas, including social cognition, consciousness, attention, illusory experiences, magical thinking and free will.

Gustav's profile.

A portrait of Dr. Karina Linnell

Dr. Karina Linnell

Karina is a Reader in Psychology at Goldsmiths. She researches visual cognition, attention, perception, and awareness, and the shaping of these processes by experience, and aims to adopt a translational approach.

Karina's profile.

A portrait of Dr. James Moore

Dr. James Moore

James is a Reader in Psychology and the department’s director of postgraduate research. His research focuses on voluntary action.

James' profile.

A portrait of Dr. Devin Terhune

Dr. Devin Terhune

Devin studies the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying time perception and how awareness can be regulated by suggestion.

Devin's profile.

A portrait of Dr. Jose Van Velzen

Dr. Jose Van Velzen

José's research focuses on multisensory processing, spatial attention, body representation and sensory processing in the context of motor behaviour.

José's profile.