People in the Memory Laboratory

Jon Simons, PhD, FRSB

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Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology
Deputy Head of the School of Biological Sciences
Fellow, Emmanuel College

Ayat Abdurahman, MSc


Graduate Student

Cortical reinstatement in the aging brain

Helena Gellersen, MRes


Graduate Student

Early detection of memory deficits

Simon Kwon, PhD


Graduate Student

Precision and reality monitoring

Jessica McMaster, MSc


Graduate Student

Cognitive reserve and memory precision

Samantha Mitchell, MSc


Graduate Student

Brain mechanisms of hallucinations

Michael Siena, MSc


Graduate Student

Memory integration

Lab Alumni

Saana Korkki (PhD 2019, postdoc 2019-20, Read Prize winner) - now postdoc, Karolinska Institute (website)
Carolin Sievers (postdoc 2019-20) - now data scientist, Knight Frank
Priya Jeyarathnarajah (research assistant 2016-18) - now research coordinator, University of Toronto
Franka Richter (postdoc 2015-17) - now data engineer, Aldi Nord
Ali Trelle (PhD 2016, postdoc 2016-17, CNS Fellow award winner) - now postdoc, Stanford University (website)
Rose Cooper (PhD 2017, EPS Frith Prize winner) - now Experiential AI Research Fellow, Northeastern University (website)
David Vogelsang (PhD 2016) - now assistant professor, Leiden University (website)
Debbie Green (research assistant 2014-16) - now clinical psychologist
Jane Garrison (PhD 2015, postdoc 2015-19, APS Rising Star award) - now lecturer, University of Cambridge (website)
Lucy Cheke (research fellow, 2013-15) - now lecturer, University of Cambridge (website)
Heidi Bonnici (postdoc 2013-15) - 1980-2021, she brightened the lives of everyone who knew her
Yasemin Yazar (PhD 2014) - now management consultant, Accenture Strategy
James Thom (PhD 2013) - now associate director, Ipsos MORI (website)
Marie Buda (PhD 2013) - now consultant in behavioural science, Innovia Technology (website)
Zara Bergström (postdoc 2009-12) - now senior lecturer, University of Kent (website)
Alex Fornito (visiting fellow 2008-10) - now Professor, Monash University (website)
Valerie Brandt (MPhil 2010) - now lecturer, University of Southampton (website)
Simon Davis (MSc 2005) - now assistant professor, Duke University (website)
Marieke Schölvinck (MSc 2004) - now Max Planck Research Group Leader, University of Frankfurt (website)