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Dr Jennifer Cook (PI)

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Dr Cook completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Bath in 2007. She then completed a Wellcome Trust-funded PhD in Neuroscience at University College London (2007-2011). This programme included a 3-year project, in Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore’s lab, investigating “Action observation and imitation in typical individuals and adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions”. Following this Dr Cook joined Professor Barbara Sahakian’s group at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge (2011-

2012). In Cambridge she researched novel methods of cognitive training and was also a Research Fellow of Magdalene College. Subsequently Dr Cook moved to the Donder’s Institute in The Netherlands where she began to study social learning with Professor Roshan Cools. In 2014 Dr Cook took up a lectureship at City University London where she continued to study social learning and began to extend these studies into the field of autism research. Dr Cook has been a Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham since September 2015.

 

Miss Alicia Rybicki (PhD student)

 

Mr Alex Dunn (PhD student)

 

CO-SUPERVISED

Miss Leila Iliffe (PhD student, co-supervised with Dr Sarah Beck and Dr Danielle Ropar)

Miss Laura Groves (PhD student, co-supervised with Professor Chris Oliver and Dr Jo Moss)

ALUMNI

Dr Rosy Edey (PhD student, co-supervised with Dr Clare Press)

Dr Tilman Lesch (PhD student, co-supervised with Professor Barbara Sahakian)

Dr Supriya Malik (postdoc)

Ms Katherine Ellis (postdoc)

 

COLLABORATORS

Dr Clare Press, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

Dr Geoff Bird, University of Oxford, UK

Professor Roshan Cools, Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, The Netherlands

Dr Hanneke den Ouden, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, The Netherlands

Professor Gene Robinson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Dr Paul O’Reilly, King’s College London, UK

Dr Sebastian Gaigg, City, University of London, UK

Dr Eduardo Alonso, City, University of London, UK

Dr Elliot Ludvig, Warwick University, UK