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Jamie Cockcroft
PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Student

Profile

Biography

  • PhD Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, University of York, UK, 2018 - Present
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, Durham University, UK, 2016-2017
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology, Durham University, UK, 2013 – 2016

I completed a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience at Durham University. During this time, I undertook research projects looking at body image distortion in females and the assessment of episodic future thinking in an aging population to function as a control group for a visual memory deficit amnesic. 

Career

  • Durham University, Department of Psychology, Research Assistant (Voluntary Role, 2014 – 2015) with Dr Harriet Rosenthal

Departmental roles

  • ReproducibiliTea Coordinator (2020 – Present)
  • ECR Committee Member (2019 – Present)
  • Teaching Mentor (2019 – Present)
  • PhD Buddy (2019 – Present)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (2018 – Present)
  • Departmental PhD Representative (2018 – Present)

Research

Overview

Precision measures of memory-guided generalisation

Projects

I am researching the way in which memory is used to guide generalisation processes. I am using both behavioural and neuroimaging techniques to unravel the relationship that exists between these cognitive processes in order to assess how they interact and explore questions related to how commonalities across experiences may impact these processes.

Research group(s)

Grants

  • Departmental Scholarship, Department of Psychology, University of York, UK

Collaborators

Publications

Selected publications

Easton, A., Cockcroft, J. P., Ameen-Ali, K. E., & Eacott, M. J. (2020). Impaired episodic simulation in a patient with visual memory deficit amnesia. Brain and Neuroscience Advances, 4https://doi.org/10.1177/2398212820954384.

Contact details

Jamie Cockcroft
PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Student
Department of Psychology
University of York
Room PS/B/218

Tel: 01904 324648

External activities

Memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • Student Member of the Psychonomics Society
  • Postgraduate Member of the Experimental Psychology Society