Learning, memory and thinking
Researchers in the Learning, Memory and Thinking Group carry out innovative and internationally acknowledged research on issues regarding the acquisition, storage, retrieval and utilisation of information by the human cognitive system.
Professor Kvavilashvili, who leads the diverse memory and aging themes, is included in the 2015 edition of the Scientific American’s online book “Scientific American Innovators: Memory” as one of the major innovators among such other eminent researchers as William James, Herrman von Ebbinghaus, Sigmund Freud, Donald Hebb and Eric Kandel (she was also the only female innovator listed in the book).
- Ageing cognition - Lia Kvavilashivil, Shazia Akhtar, Michael Page , George Georgiou
- Involuntary and voluntary autobiographical memory, involuntary mind pops - Lia Kvavilashvili
- Spatial cognition and language - Ioanna Markostamou
- Cyber psychology and the use of the internet - George Georgiou
- Problem solving - George Georgiou, Kenneth Gilhooly
- Cognitive and behavioural effects of thought suppression - George Georgiou
- Immediate serial recall Hebb effects and word learning - Michael Page
- Belief in the paranormal and magical thinking - Richard Wiseman
- Applied statistical modelling of discrimination and bias - Diana Kornbrot, Michael Page, George Georgiou
- Concepts, categories and embodied cognition - Nicholas Shipp