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School of the Biological Sciences


Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology

Deputy Head of School for Research Strategy

Jon Simons investigates the cognitive and brain mechanisms responsible for the subjective experience of remembering, and how we use mental experiences to make sense of the world. Learn more


Research Areas

Cognitive neuroscience
Cognitive control
Neurological and psychiatric disorders
Mental health


Psychological testing
Computational modelling
Functional and structural neuroimaging (fMRI/sMRI)
Electrophysiology (EEG/MEG)
Brain stimulation (TMS/tDCS)

Areas for Collaboration

Age-related cognitive decline, including genetic and lifestyle predictors of resilience and cognitive reserve
Developmental brain morphology variations associated with psychiatric disorders

Research Theme